Spotlight Tour: Floribunda Stories, with Jieyan Wang ’25

By Harvard Art Museums

Jieyan Wang ’25 will explore representations of flowers in the history of art and related issues of symbolism, materiality, and abstraction.

A smiling young woman seated in a cafe terrace gestures toward a nearly abstract painting that appears to float beside her. It represents a close-up view of folding red and pink forms.

.: sábado, Março 2 2pm – 2:50pm.

All ages.

Contact

Harvard Art Museums
(617) 495-9400

No application or registration needed.

Free!

Please check in with museum staff at the Admissions desk in the Calderwood Courtyard to request to join the tour. Tours are limited to 18 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis; no registration is required.

Localização

  • In-person only.

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy
Cambridge, MA 02138
Estados Unidos

Neighborhood 9

Wheelchair accessible.

The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at am_register@harvard.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

Additional information

On this tour full of flowers (floribunda), Jieyan Wang ’25 will explore representations of flowers in the history of art and related issues of symbolism, materiality, and abstraction. The stops on the tour include A Sea-Spell (1875–77), Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s painting of an enchantress with flowers; a large, broad-shouldered jar with decoration of fish and aquatic plants from China (Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, 1522–66); and Red and Pink (1925) an ambiguous, multivalent painting by Georgia O’Keeffe.