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The Craft and Care of East Asian Lacquer
Blog: Behind the Scenes

The Craft and Care of East Asian Lacquer

East Asian lacquer has very particular conservation concerns due to the nature of its materials and construction. To care for it most effectively, it is important to understand how it is made and what factors contribute to its degradation over time. More

All That Glistens
Exhibition

All That Glistens

A Century of Japanese Lacquer
Nov 18, 2012–Sep 7, 2016

The 30 artworks in this exhibition reveal the versatility of lacquer as a medium used by Japanese artists to create containers, trays, plaques, braziers, and screens of enduring beauty. More