Upcoming event in Starr

This Friday, September 25, 6:00-8:00 PM, we will have a special event in honor of the recent restoration of an important Korean painting in our collection, Cascading Waterfall in Mountains, by Ko Hui-dong.  The event will take place in our reading room, and will include a number of brief lectures in addition to the unveiling […]

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Some thoughts on the Japanese art work: “Longing” on the wall of the C. V. Starr East Asian Library reading room at Columbia University, by Director Jim Cheng

100 years ago, in 1912, 3020 cherry trees composed of twelve varieties were given as a gift to the people of the United States from the people of Japan and were planted in East Potomac Park in Washington DC, as well as in Sakura Park in New York.  Accidently, when I met with Mr. Tsutomu […]

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