28 septembre 2018

Mitsubishi Corporation Japanese Galleries reopen at the British Museum

The galleries have seen major improvements to their design and infrastructure which considerably improve the display of some 430 artworks and archaeological and historical artefacts dating from ancient prehistory to the present day. © The Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- The British Museum reopened some of its most popular galleries after nine-months of refurbishment. The Mitsubishi Corporation Japanese Galleries opened to the public again on 27 September 2018, displaying highlights from the Museum’s extensive... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2010

"Cornucopia: Ceramics from Southern Japan" @the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art

'Dish, Arita ware', Kutani style, Edo period, Japan, 1645-1650. Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless, glaze, enamels over glaze, 11.5 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm. Photo: Freer Gallery of Art. WASHINGTON, DC.- The exhibition "Cornucopia: Ceramics from Southern Japan" includes more than 100 porcelain and stoneware vessels that vividly represent an era of highly diverse and accomplished ceramic production in southern Japan. A wide array of ceramic forms, including tea caddies, tea bowls, vases, rice bowls and incense... [Lire la suite]