Behind the Scenes—Walkthrough of “Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection”

April 30, 2020

Join exhibition curators Rachel Saunders and Yukio Lippit, and exhibition designer Elie Glyn, for a behind the scenes view of the special exhibition, "Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection," the largest exhibition ever presented at the Harvard Art Museums.

The paintings in the special exhibition "Painting Edo" are drawn exclusively from the remarkable collection of Robert S. Feinberg (Harvard class of 1961) and Betsy G. Feinberg. In an act of exceptional generosity, the Feinbergs have promised their collection of more than three hundred works to the Harvard Art Museums.

- Rachel Saunders, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Curator of Asian Art, Harvard Art Museums;
- Yukio Lippit, Jeffrey T. Chambers and Andrea Okamura Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University;
- Elie Glyn, Assistant Director for Exhibitions, Harvard Art Museums.


+ SPECIAL EXHIBITION: ”Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection."

+ VIDEO: “Painting Edo — An Introduction.”


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