Tag Archives: Japanese Art

Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) – Paris

Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) Holding a collection of approximately 45,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years representing the cultures of Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam, the Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) exhibits what is considered the largest and finest collection of Asian art outside of Asia.  Housed in a […]

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Hokusai at the Grand Palais – Paris

October 1, 2014 through January 18, 2015 – View 700 paintings and prints, including the iconic masterpieces, “’Great Wave off Kanagawa,” and “Fuji in Clear Weather,” from the set “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji,” (1834) created by Katsushika Hokusai, the world’s most famous Japanese artist and among the greatest printmaker’s of all time. Renowned as […]

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Harunobu: Poet of the Feminine at the Guimet Museum – Paris

June 18, 2014 through September 22, 2014 – Harunobu: Poet of the Feminine is the first ever solo exhibition in France dedicated to eighteenth century artist Suzuki Harunobu, acknowledged as a master of color and brocade and one of the preeminent interpreters of the Japanese print. Among the most innovative of the Ukiyo-e print makers, […]

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The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection at the Met Museum – New York

February 1, 2014 through September 7, 2014 – The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection, presents a rare opportunity to view ninety paintings, hanging scrolls and folding screens drawn from the holdings of noted American collectors Robert and Betsy Feinberg, who have put together one of the premiere private collections of Japanese […]

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Van Gogh: Dreaming of Japan at the Pinacothèque – Paris

This in depth study of Van Gogh’s references to Japan in general and to the artist Hiroshige, acclaimed as the Japanese da Vinci, in particular is Paris’s first exhibition in decades dedicated exclusively to the Dutch artist.  40 paintings consisting mainly of landscapes demonstrate not just the importance of Japanese prints to Van Gogh’s Impressionism […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]