Event & Show Schedule
List of events.
Echoes of Japan: Prints by Western Artists
Arizona State University Museum
02/14/2014 - 02/14/2014
12 noon: Waynor Rogers will discuss the impact of Japanese aesthetics on the work of American and European artists who traveled to Japan in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This lecture is in conjunction with an exhibit of woodblock prints by four Western women artists (Helen Hyde, Elizabeth Keith, Lilian Miller, and Bertha Lum) drawn from the collection of Waynor and Laurie Rogers. The exhibit runs through May 17th.
Phoenix Art Museum
09/03/2014 - 09/03/2014
12 Noon: The Phoenix Art Museum's collection of Japanese cloisonné tells the story of Japanese cloisonné from the early beginnings of the craft in the 1830s until today. Using pieces from the collection, Waynor Rogers will talk about each phase of Japanese cloisonné craftsmanship, starting with early pieces and progressing through several phases to the present, illustrating the evolution of base materials and designs, with emphasis on the effects of the opening of Japan to the West, the Industrial Revolution, the Japanese aesthetic, and modern production.
Namazu: Earthquakes and the Giant Catfish in Japanese Prints
Arizona State University
10/03/2014 - 10/03/2014
Laurie Petrie Rogers will give a panel presentation on Japanese namazu-e woodblock prints at the 2014 Western Conference Association for Asian Studies. The Japanese believed that giant catfish (namazu) living underground caused earthquakes with their thrashing movements. The prints provide a portrait of Japanese society, culture, religion and politics during the declining decades of the Edo period.
PBS TV Series
Laurie Petrie Rogers appears as the Asian Appraiser on the PBS TV series "Arizona Collectibles." The series airs on Thursdays at 7:30pm. Season 4 will air beginning in September.
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