2013 / Clark Center exhibiting Japanese lacquerware collection, Opening Sept 1

 

Clark Center Lacquerware Exhibition Shuki

Artist unknown: Package shaped sake container. Meiji period(1868-1912). Lacquer, gold powder, and simulated metal on wood. Collection of Wilson Grabill. (Courtesy of the Clark Center for Japanese Arts & Culture)

New exhibition at the Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture

Sept. 1, 2013, Sunday at 2 pm

Opening Lecture for Simplicity and Surprise: The Utilitarian Beauty of Japanese Lacquerware will be given by Clo Pazera, Curatorial Assistant at the Clark Center. Seats are limited. Reservation required. Call (559) 582-4915.

Sept. 3 – Dec, 14, 2013
Simplicity and Surprise: The Utilitarian Beauty of Japanese Lacquerware
Drawing from the Clark Center’s former collection at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and samplings of works from private collectors, Simplicity and Surprise will explore the themes and modes of production of traditional Japanese lacquerware from the 16th to 21st century.

This exhibition was organized under the auspices of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

The Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture is located at 15770 10th Ave, Hanford, CA 93230.www.ccjac.org

The center is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday 12:30 to 5 pm with a docent tour every Saturday at 1 pm.

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and active military (with ID), 12 and under are free.

Closed on National Holidays and the month of August.

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