Artful Readings

The Samurai Banner of Furin Kazan
By Yasushi Inoue (1959)
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

About the featured book: This epic narrative from one of Japan’s most revered authors takes place during the 16th century, when rival warlords were in a constant state of turmoil. It centers on one young daimyo and his brilliant yet disfigured strategist, whose perspectives on military strategy, honorable enemies, and his master’s love affairs provide unique insights into the samurai way of life. Offered in conjunction with Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection.

About this series: Participants explore connections in the literary and visual arts through group discussions and special presentations on selected books. Includes wine and light refreshments, as well as a 20% discount on Artful Readings selections in the Museum Shop.

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