Work, Beauty, and the Human Spirit: The Legacy of Brother Thomas Bezanson

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Massachusetts College of Art and Design

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Professor Andrew L. Makse will present his lecture on Brother Thomas Bezanson, the prolific potter and profound writer.

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On Friday, 4 October 2019, Professor Andrew Maske will present his lecture "Work, Beauty, and the Human Spirit: The Legacy of Brother Thomas Bezanson" in the Design & Media Center Lecture Hall at MassArt. Coinciding with Pucker Gallery's recent publications and exhibition for Brother Thomas, this lecture will discuss the artwork, writings, and legacy of the beloved Brother Thomas.

Andrew L. Maske is a scholar of Asian art history who received his doctoral degree from Oxford University in 1995. Currently Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Kentucky, he has held positions at Harvard University, the Rhode Island School of Design, and the Peabody Essex Museum. He also has spent seven years living in Japan and one year in China on a Fulbright research fellowship. Dr. Maske’s monograph, Potters and Patrons in Edo Period Japan: Takatori Ware and the Kuroda Domain, was released by Ashgate Publishing in 2011. His research focuses on ceramics history and Asian culture.

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