ReCollection: Japanese screen

    • 	Image: Merrymaking in the Yoshiwara mid 1600s (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales
    • Hear from curator Melanie Eastburn

      Exhibition talk

Join the Gallery’s senior curator of Asian art, Melanie Eastburn, for a talk on a Japanese folding screen from the mid 17th century by an unknown artist, titled Merrymaking in the Yoshiwara, on display in the exhibition Glorious: earthly pleasures and heavenly realms.

Meet at the information desk.

View Merrymaking in the Yoshiwara in full in the collection

Discover the Gallery’s collection one artwork at a time
This is one of our ReCollection series of lunchtime talks. Each week an artist, curator or conservator will explore an artwork of their choice – from old favourites to hidden gems – speaking from their area of expertise or a personal perspective.

See more ReCollection talks

Thursday 20 July 2017, 12pm

Free

No bookings required

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk

Related exhibition: Glorious

Related galleries: Asian galleries

Image: Merrymaking in the Yoshiwara mid 1600s (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales