INTERNATIONAL – TAASA Review September 2012
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USA the school’s most prominent proponents, this two-part presentation traces the development of the Rinpa aesthetic and demonstrates how its style continued to influence artists throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Chinese Gardens – Pavilions, Studios, Retreats Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 18 August 2012 – 6 January 2013 This exhibition explores the rich interactions between pictorial and garden arts in China across more than one thousand years.
On display are more than 60 paintings as well as ceramics, carved bamboo, lacquerware, metalwork, textiles and several contemporary photographs, all drawn from the Metropolitan Museum’s permanent collections. For more information go to: www.metmuseum.org THAILAND Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, Bangkok Ongoing Enlightened Beings: Buddhism in Chinese Painting Freer Gallery of Art, Washington 1 September 2012 24 February 2013 This exhibition focuses on the four main categories of enlightened beings: the Buddha, bodhisattvas, luohans and eccentric Chan monks and lineage masters.
14 of the 27 works date to the Song, Yuan and early Ming dynasties. The Allure of Japan Boston Museum of Fine Arts 24 March 31 December 2012 A fascination for all things Japanese swept the United States in the period around 1900...