Silver Wind: The Arts of Sakai Hōitsu

September 29, 2012
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In conjunction with the Silver Wind exhibition, Japan Society Gallery, with the support of the Japanese Art Society of America, convenes a group of distinguished speakers to discuss the beauty of Japanese nature as depicted by Hōitsu. Speakers include Tadashi Kobayashi, former Professor of Art History, Gakushūin University, Tokyo; Satoko Tamamushi, Professor of Art History, Musashino University of Fine Arts; and Haruo Shirane, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, Columbia University. Moderated by exhibition curator Matthew P. McKelway, Takeo and Itsuko Atsumi Associate Professor of Japanese Art, Columbia University.

$12/$8 Japan Society members, seniors & students (includes exhibition entry)

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Learn more about the Rimpa tradition at events presented in conjunction with the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art.

Image: Sakai Hōitsu (1761 – 1828), The Poet Hitomaro (detail), first decade of the 19th century. Hanging scroll; ink and colors on silk, 20 1/8 × 44 1/8 in. (51.1 × 112.1 cm). Berkeley Art Museum, Gift of Dr. Eugene C. Gaenslen, Jr., 1977.18.6.

  • Saturday, September 29, 2012
  • 1:00 pm