Pursuing Beauty: The Art of Edo Japan
Fri, Feb 17 - Sun, May 27, 2012
Times: Tuesday-Saturday 10 AM-4 PM; Sundays 12-4 PM; Second Fridays 10 AM-8 PM; Closed Mondays and major holidays.
Venue: Smith College Museum of Art
Elm Street At Bedford Terrace, Northampton, MA 01063
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The second of two Asian Art exhibitions this year examines a crucial period in Japanese history (1603-1868) when Japanese artists reconfigured previous conventions and adapted foreign influences to create innovative artistic styles and forms. The exhibition is part of the College and University Art Museums Collection- Sharing Project developed by the Yale University Art Gallery and funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. SCMA is one of six academic partner museums invited to develop exhibitions from Yale's extensive holdings.