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2020 Exhibitions & Special Events
Arts of China and Arts of Japan Galleries
The Brooklyn Museum is excited to present newly renovated galleries highlighting our important collections of Chinese and Japanese art. In addition to celebrated masterworks, the displays include never-before-seen objects and new acquisitions of contemporary Chinese works on paper.
One: Xu Bing
This exhibition highlights the painting Square Word Calligraphy: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, Walt Whitman (2018), created specifically for the Brooklyn Museum by Xu Bing. The painting celebrates the artist’s close relationship with Brooklyn and pays homage to American poet Walt Whitman.
Highlights of East Asian Art at the Brooklyn Museum
Friday, March 13, 2020 at 3pm
Please join Dr. Joan Cummins, Lisa and Bernard Selz Senior Curator, Asian Art, for a tour of the Museum’s Chinese, Japanese, and Korean galleries. Dr. Cummins introduces these important collections, focusing on masterworks and personal favorites, and sharing the Museum’s plans for completion of the galleries for Arts of Asia and the Islamic World.