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

20130104 Clark Landscape 2 Hokusai_Horse

Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849): Yoshitsune's Horse - washing Falls at Yoshino in Yamato Province (Washu Yoshino Yoshitsune uma arai no taki), from the series A Tour of Waterfalls in Various Provinces (Shokoku taki meguri). Ca. 1832. Published by Nishimuraya Yohachi. Woodblock print, ink and color on paper, 36.1 x 23.7 cm. Scholten Japanese Art, New York.

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 Center’s exhibition Near and Far: Landscapes by Japanese Artists, the second rotation, Idealization of Reality, presents yet another form of landscape painting. This rotation features depictions of existing landscapes, either in Japan or abroad, as interpreted by Japanese artists.

Gallery hours: Tuesday through Saturday 1 – 5 pm. Closed on national holidays and during the month of August.

Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for students and active military service with valid ID. Children 12 and under free.

Weekly docent tours are held Saturdays at 1 pm and guided group tours can be arranged by calling the Center in advance at (559) 582-4915.

The Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture is located at 15770 Tenth Ave, Hanford, CA 93230 in Central California.