'Araki Nobuyoshi: Photo-Crazy A'

/ Jul 4, 2017

'Araki Nobuyoshi: Photo-Crazy A'

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July 8-Sept. 3 Globally recognized as one of the leading photographers in Japan, Nobuyoshi Araki has been at the forefront of photography since the 1960s. Over the past 50 years, he has published 500 photographic books and produced imagery that has celebrated a variety of ...

'Iroe: Porcelains of Overglaze Enamels'

/ Jun 27, 2017

'Iroe: Porcelains of Overglaze Enamels'

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June 27-Aug. 27 Iroe (overglaze enamel) porcelain was introduced to Japan during the Edo Period (1603-1868) and greatly admired by the upper class as a form of decoration for tea-ceremony ware and everyday items. Some iroe goods were imported from the Jingdezhen area of China's ...

'Cruising around Edo'

/ Jun 27, 2017

'Cruising around Edo'

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July 1-July 23 Old Edo (present-day Tokyo), surrounded by rivers and its huge bay, was often referred to as the "city of water." During the Edo Period (1603-1868), its conduits were a primary means of transport — locals sailed, boats were used like taxis and ...

'Arcimboldo: Nature into Art'

/ Jun 20, 2017

'Arcimboldo: Nature into Art'

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June 20- Sept. 24 Well known for his unusual allegorical portraits, Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593) was born in Milan, Italy, but worked in Vienna and Prague during the latter half of the 16th century. His paintings, in which his subjects are portrayed through cipher-like collages of ...