07 juin 2009

'Through the Seasons: Japanese Art in Nature' @ the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Morning Glories, Edo period (1615–1868), early 19th century, by Suzuki Kiitsu (Japanese, 1796–1858) One of a pair of six-panel folding screens: ink, color and gold on gilded paper, 5 ft. 10 3/16 x 12 ft. 5 1/2 in. (178.2 x 379.8 cm) each. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Seymour Fund, 1954. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. WILLIAMSTOWN, MA.- Seasonal change and depictions of the natural world have formed a core in the repertoire of Japanese artists throughout the ages. The exhibition Through the Seasons:... [Lire la suite]