The Poetry of Nature in Japanese Art
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave.
212-535-7710 Price: $30, includes museum admission
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John T. Carpenter, Mary Griggs Burke Curator of Japanese Art, The Met
Paintings by Rinpa artists, of the “school of [Ogata Kō]rin”—referring to the great Kyoto painter active in the early 18th century—often drew on themes from traditional Japanese poetry and literature. An understanding of the literary precedents helps elucidate the symbolism and poetic suggestiveness of paintings associated with the Rinpa aesthetic from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries.Buy tickets/get more info now