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Agenda Saturday March 30 2019

General Meeting and lecture Professor Willem Gerritsen

On Saturday 30 March the Royal Asian Art Society will hold its General Meeting, traditionally followed by an interesting lecture. The board will present their views on 2018 and we will discuss the coming year.  Afterwards, Professor Willem Gerritsen will hold a lecture about Maartje Draak and her collection of Asian art. The lecture will be in Dutch.

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Asian Art Society in the Netherlands

The Royal Asian Art Society in the Netherlands was founded on 29 June 1918 by engineer and art connoisseur H.F.E. Visser (1890-1965) and collector and antiquarian G.J. Verburgt. Their goal was to disclose high-quality Asian art to a wider audience, to create interest in it and to stimulate academic research in the field of Asian art.

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Activities

General Meeting and lecture Professor Willem Gerritsen

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The Collection

AK-MAK-1728- Summer landscape

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Quote of the month

“We recognize the distinctness of Asian art when we turn to its traditional forms, recognize it as Japanese, Chinese and Indian, even Balinese or Thai.”

— F. Sionil Jose
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