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Lectures & Panels

The Gardiner’s lectures and panels draws on new insights into ceramics from the perspectives of artists, authors, critics, and scholars.

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6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Inspiring, Intimidating, Inciting: Jingdezhen’s Blue-and-White Porcelain

Drawing from the Gardiner’s Chinese blue-and-white porcelain collection and artist Ai Weiwei’s practice in traditional Chinese craft, anthropologist and cultural historian Maris Boyd Gillette will explore how Jingdezhen porcelain has inspired, intimidated, and incited ceramists to create, copy, and counterfeit...