700 Years of Japanese painting at the IMA

700 Years of Japanese painting at the IMA

The Indianapolis Museum of Art has one of the best collections of Edo period (1600–1868) Japanese paintings in the United States. This exhibition will feature the best of the Edo collection, as well as works from several other periods. The rich collection features signature paintings by important artists from all the major schools of Japanese painting and will form the centerpiece of a year of exhibitions and programs (indoors and out) inspired by Japan.

Image credit: Suzuki Kiitsu (Japanese, 1796–1858), Rising Dragon and Mt. Fuji (detail), 1800-1865, ink and gold on paper, 63-1/2 × 33-1/4 in. (image) 86-1/4 × 43-3/8 in. (overall). Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crane Fund, 2000.38.

October 26, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries