26 décembre 2010

"Seasons" Exhibitions Celebrate the Importance of Seasons in Chinese and Japanese Art

Mount Emei under Heavy Snow. Formerly attributed to Guo Xi (ca. 1001-ca. 1090) China, Ming-Qing period, mid 17th century. Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk F1915.20 WASHINGTON, DC.- "Seasons," a series of five exhibitions at the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art through March 4, 2012, explores the vast history of seasonal imagery and associations in Chinese and Japanese art. Highlighting the museum's outstanding permanent collection, the exhibitions invite reflection on the importance of the... [Lire la suite]