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Yale playwright snags $200K prize

September 22, 2010 • 0
The Yale School of Drama’s very own Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Lynn Nottage DRA ’89, is the recipient of the 2010 Steinberg Award for Playwriting, the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Trust announced Monday. The award comes with a $200,000 prize, making it by far the most lucrative award in American theater. The Steinberg Award, established in »
Hie-Sanno Festival (detail), Japanese, Momoyama period, 1590s
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Japanese screen depicts ancient festival

September 8, 2010 • 0
Visitors to the Yale University Art Gallery on Tuesday witnessed the loading of portable shrines onto boats — upon a Momoyama period Japanese screen painting. Matthew McKelway, professor of Japanese art at Columbia University, gave a presentation at the gallery about the 16th-century Japanese screen painting from the collection of Rosemarie and Leighton Longhi ’67. »