Sakai Hōitsu & the Invention of Rimpa

October 18, 2012
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Silver Wind curator Matthew McKelway, Takeo and Itsuko Atsumi Associate Professor of Japanese Art, Columbia University, introduces the results of his extensive research into the life and art of Sakai Hōitsu.

$12/$8 Japan Society members, seniors & students (includes exhibition entry). Please note: Gallery closes at 6:30 pm.

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Image: Sakai Hōitsu (1761 – 1828), Paulownia and Chrysanthemums, 1810s. Two-panel folding screen; ink, colors,and gold leaf on paper, 60 1/8 × 61 in. (152.7 × 154.9 cm). Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of the American Foundation for the Maud E. and Warren H. Corning Botanical Collection, 1964.386.

  • Thursday, October 18, 2012
  • 6:30 pm