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Flowers of the Four Seasons: Ten Centuries of Art from the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture

Conversation: Willard Clark and Amy Poster

October 31, 2010; 3:00 p.m.

Gallery C

Willard G. Clark, founder of the Clark Center, will converse with Amy Poster, Curator Emerita of Asian Art at the Brooklyn Museum, about his lifelong collecting of Japanese art.

Using visual illustrations, Clark will discuss his personal passion for Japanese art and culture and how he became involved in collecting, and share personal reflections about individual objects.

Amy Poster, currently an independent curator based in New York, was affiliated with the Asian Art department at the Brooklyn Museum from 1969 to 2006. Among her many major publications are Journey Through Asia: Masterpieces of Asian Art in the Brooklyn Museum of Art; Hiroshige: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo; and Crosscurrents: Masterpieces of East Asian Art from New York Private Collections.

Following their conversation, Clark and Poster will together offer an informal walkthrough of the exhibition.