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Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

This tribute to a great collector reveals the distinctive features of Japanese art as viewed through the lens of 50 years of collecting: 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). —The Met


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