Member Preview: A Brush with Beauty: Japanese Paintings in Ink, Color, and Gold

Member Preview: A Brush with Beauty: Japanese Paintings in Ink, Color, and Gold
Free | All members welcome

Members have the chance to preview A Brush with Beauty: Japanese Paintings in Ink, Color, and Gold first. This exhibition is the grand culmination of Seasons of Japan. The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields has one of the finest collections of Edo period (1600–1868) Japanese paintings in the United States which will be featured in the exhibition. Alongside this collection, rare masterpieces spanning 700 years of Japanese painting, including signature works by important artists from all the major schools of Japanese painting.

October 24 5-8 pm | October 25 11 am-5 pm
Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries

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. 

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Lead support for conservation is provided by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation. Transport fo 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 Neaubauer. 

 

Nasu Hokei (Japanese), The Four Seasons of Japan (detail), about 1908, handscroll, ink, colors and gold on silk, 10 × 126-3/8 in. (image) 11-1/2 × 148-1/8 in. (mounting w/o knobs) 12-1/8 × 148-1/8 in. (mounting w/ knobs). Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Gift of the Asian Art Society of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2013.265