Asian Art

Understanding Ancient Chinese Vessels

Ling-yu Hung, the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and assistant professor of anthropology at Indiana University in Bloomington, shared insights about the current exhibition Prehistoric Pottery from Northwest China.

A Page Turner

Harvard Art Museums staff regularly turn the pages of the famed Tale of Genji Album to display different illustrations and calligraphy. Starting this month, the album will display Chapter 23’s The Warbler’s First Song (Hatsune) and Chapter 24’s Butterflies (Kochō).