40 Painting in Edo Era

2013 / Clark Center to open “Landscapes by Japanese Artists,” Rotation 2, Jan 6

20130104 Clark Landscape 2 Hokusai_Horse

Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture Hanford in Central California   Near and Far: Landscapes by Japanese Artists Jan. 6 – Apr. 20, 2013 Rotation 2: Idealization of Reality   Opening Lecture, Jan. 6 at 2 pm   After traveling through the world of imaginary landscapes in the first rotation of the Clark...
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2012 / Closing Dec 22 / “Landscape” in fall exhibition at Clark Center

Clark Center Near Far Nakabayashi

The Clark Center’s fall exhibition Near and Far: Landscapes by Japanese Artists (First Rotation) will start on Sept. 2, and run through Dec. 22, 2012. This exhibition will take a look at the concepts behind the depiction of “real” or “imaginary” landscapes. In two rotations, the exhibition will explore from where the artists drew...
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2012/ Thru Nov 12, Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Three Perfections: Poetry, Calligraphy, Painting

LACMA Aug Rengetsu

Pavilion for Japanese Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Museum hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 12 noon – 8 pm, Friday 12 noon – 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday 11 am – 8 pm, Closed Wednesdays For further information about Japanese art exhibitions at LACMA, please...
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Thru July 22: Los Angeles County Museum’s Buddhist painting exhibition

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will open Paths to Enlightenment exhibition at its Pavilion for Japanese Art, East Wing on April 12. This installation of paintings from LACMA’s permanent collection presents the uniquely blended mix of religions in Japan, whose populace was historically offered a variety of paths to spiritual understanding or...
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Closing Apr 28: Buddhism theme exhibition at Centaral California’s Clark Center

Cultural News Video The Clark Center’s spring exhibition (Feb 4 – Apr 28)  Wrathful Deities and Compassionate Bodhisattvas: Aides of the Buddhist Faith will showcase the diverse forms of aid through exquisite Buddhist sculptures and a rare bronze votive plaque (kakebotoke), ranging in dates from the 12th to the 14th century. Also featured are...
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Thru Mar 27: LACMA exhibiting “Japanese Painters Look to China”

Paintings in the exhibition “Japanese Painters Looks to China” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art reveal trends within the second and third waves of powerful interest in China which occurred during Japan’s history, the first happening in the Heian period (8th to 12th centuries), followed by the second from late Kamakura through...
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Thru Apr 1: LACMA exhibiting “The Night Festival of Tsushima Shrine” a 17th century screen

LACMA Tsushima Screen

Los Angeles County Museum of Art is exhibiting the resorted seventeen-century screen depicting a shirne’s night festival at its Japanese Pavilion through April 1. Night Festival of Tsushima Shrine is an eight-panel screen measuring nearly six by sixteen feet and depicts the summer festival of Tsushima Shrine, an ancient Shinto shrine near Nagoya in...
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Zen art – The Sound of One Hand: Painting and Calligraphy by Zen Master Hakuin

LACMA Hakuin Daruma

Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Japanese Pavilion is exhibiting The Sound of One Hand: Painting and Calligraphy by Zen Master Hakuin: Part 1: May 22–June 28, 2011 Part 2: July 1 – August 14, 2011 Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1768) is widely acknowledged as the most important Zen Buddhist master of the past 500 years....
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LACMA Gallery Course: Japanese Zen Painting, Aug 13, 9 am

LACMA Hakuin Hotei One Hand

Los Angeles County Museum of Art 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Gallery Course: Japanese Zen Painting Saturday, August 13, 9 am LACMA educator Kristin Bengtson will lecture about an inside look at Japanese Zen painting. Learn about the most influential Zen artist of the Edo period Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1768) and discover how...
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