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Untold Stories: Women and the Asian Art Trade

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Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:30am

Untold Stories: Women and the Asian Art Trade

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Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:30am

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Focusing on historical figures, this webinar reveals the often overlooked—but nevertheless profound—impact of women who shaped private and public collections, thereby influencing the field of Asian art history. Bringing together historians, museum curators, archivists, and provenance specialists, “Untold Stories: Women and the Asian Art Trade” features new research that illuminates the diversity within the interconnected networks that moved Asian art around the globe from the late nineteenth to the twentieth century. While women were part of these networks, their contributions have sustained little scholarly focus—until now.

Speakers:

Joanna M. Gohmann
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Christine Howald
Zentralarchiv/Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Sarah Laursen
Harvard Art Museums

Elizabeth Emery
Professor, World Languages and Cultures, Montclair State University

Julie Robin
Ḗcole du Louvre

Martha Bari
Assistant Professor of Art History, Hood College

MacKenzie Mallon
Specialist, Provenance, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik
Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana

Jeannie Kenmotsu
Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Asian Art, Portland Art Museum

John E. Vollmer
Independent Scholar

Diana Seave Greenwald
Assistant Curator of the Collection, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Dorota Chudzicka
Assistant Curator of Modern European Art, Detroit Institute of Arts

Jason Steuber
Director, Appleton Museum of Art

Darielle Mason
Stella Kramrisch Curator of Indian and Himalayan Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Robin Hanson
Associate Conservator of Textiles, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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