The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America

March 16, 2012, Jane DeBevoise, Chair, Asia Art Archive, New York and Hong Kong, with Uli Sigg, collector of contemporary Chinese art, Lucerne present "Collecting Contemporary Chinese Art, a Conversation" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 16, 2012, Christine Guth, Head, Asian Design Specialism, Royal College of Art, and History of Design Programme, Victoria and Albert Museum, London gives her lecture "Collecting Japanese Prints in America: A Taste for Democracy?" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 16, 2012, Daisy Yiyou Wang, Chinese Art Project Specialist, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. gives her lecture "Mammon and the Muse: International Art Dealers and Charles Lang Freer's Chinese Collection" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 16, 2012, Jason Steuber, Cofrin Curator of Asian Art, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of FLorida, Gainsville gives his lecture "Laurence Sickman: Pioneer and Connoisseur of Chinese Art" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 16, 2012, Adriana Proser, John H. Foster Curator of Traditional Asian Art, Asia Society Museum, New York gives her lecture "Foundations of an East Asian Canon in Postwar America: Sherman Lee, John D. Rockefeller III, and Japan, 1946--53" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 16, 2012, Stanley Abe, Associate Professor, Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, and Director, Program in the Arts of the Moving Image, Duke University, Durham gives his lecture "Sculpture in the Golden Age of East Asian Art Collecting" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 16, 2012, Warren I. Cohen, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Senior Scholar, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. gives his lecture "The Golden Age of East Asian Art Collecting — and After" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 15, 2012, Louise Allison Cort, Curator for Ceramics, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. gives her lecture '"Fine autumnal tones": Charles Lang Freer's Collecting of Asian Ceramics' for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 15, 2012, Lara Netting, J. Clawson Mills Fellow, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art gives her lecture "All of the Best Collections of Individuals in China: John Ferguson's First Foray into the Chinese Painting Market in 1912-13" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 15, 2012, Maxwell K. Hearn, Douglas Dillon Curator in Charge of the Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art delivers the Keynote Address "East Asia and the Encyclopedic Art Museum: Chinese and Japanese Art at the Metropolitan Museum" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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