Suzuki Kiitsu (Japanese, 1796–1858), Rising Dragon and Mt. Fuji, 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.
A Brush with Beauty Exhibition Opening
Join us for the opening celebration of our special exhibition A Brush with Beauty: Japanese Paintings in Ink, Color, and Gold, featuring the best of Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Edo collection, as well as masterpieces across 700 years of Japanese painting. Start your evening with the culminating performance of artist Mitsu Salmon’s residency, then head upstairs for the opening of the exhibition, light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Lead support is provided by Barnes & Thornburg, LLP and the Jan B. Rubin Art Exhibition Fund.
Lead support for conservation is provided by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter foundation. Transport of paintings in need of conservation to specialists in Japan provided by Helmi & Ron Banta, Mr. Michael R. Bilderback & Dr. Silvia Campos-Bilderback, Pegg & Michael Kennedy, and Blake Lee & Carolyn Lytle Neubauer.