Head to the Met for a Crash Course in Japanese Lacquers and Ceramics — Architectural Digest

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— by Madeleine Luckel: This week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened a new exhibition in its Japanese wing, which focuses on the decorative arts of Kyoto. Titled “Kyoto: Capital of Artistic Imagination,” the show is a rich exploration into a collective oeuvre that has spanned hundreds of years. And given that it will run through the summer of 2020, there’s no reason not to make the educational jaunt uptown…

Image: An Edo period six-panel folding screen, made out of ink, gold, and gold leaf on paper. It is one of two screens included in the exhibition that depict the rebellions of the Hōgen and Heiji eras. Photo courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

July 26, 2019

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