Celebrating the Arts of Japan The Mary Griggs Burke Collection

This tribute to a great collector reveals the distinctive features of Japanese art as viewed through the lens of fifty years of collecting.

Art Benefit previously on at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, United States.
From Tuesday 20 October 2015 to Sunday 31 July 2016

Celebrating the Arts of Japan
The Mary Griggs Burke Collection
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Published by anonymous on Tuesday 14 July 2015.
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The sublime spirituality of Buddhist and Shinto art; the boldness of Zen ink painting; the imaginary world conjured up by the Tale of Genji and classical Japanese literature; the sumptuous colors of bird-and-flower painting; the subtlety of poetry, calligraphy, and literati themes; the aestheticized accoutrements of the tea ceremony; and the charming portraiture of courtesans from the “floating world” (ukiyo-e).