'The Mahaprajnaparamita-sutra and Japanese Zen Buddhism: From The Gotoh Museum Collection — Paintings, Calligraphy and Ceramics'

/ Aug 15, 2017

'The Mahaprajnaparamita-sutra and Japanese Zen Buddhism: From The Gotoh Museum Collection — Paintings, Calligraphy and Ceramics'

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Aug. 26-Oct. 15 For the purpose of exploring the world of beauty in Zen Buddhism, this exhibition stages around 60 artifacts that include important cultural properties and art treasures between the Nara (710-794) and Edo (1603-1868) periods, including drawings of high monks, old sutras (Mahaprajnaparamita-sutra), ...

'Specters by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi'

/ Aug 1, 2017

'Specters by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi'

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July 29-Aug. 27 Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), one of the leading ukiyo-e artists during the Meiji Era (1868-1912), was well known for his diversity of subjects ranging from historical figures to bijin-ga (images of beautiful women). Throughout his life Tsukioka also depicted yōkai (supernatural beings), and it ...

'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 ...