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AWNY's Weekend Online Flower Show

April 15, 2022

Kunisada (1786-1865), Mitsuuji Viewing Cherry Blossoms in the Yoshiwara Genji-e (detail), 1847-52, woodblock print, courtesy of Art of Japan

At last, spring blossoms are here in New York, and much of the rest of the Northern Hemisphere as well. In addition to enjoying real flowers outside, join us this weekend on AWNY's social media sites for a show of Asian works of art that celebrate the spring season. And on Sunday, we will include...bunny rabbits!

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To learn more about the art works in Saturday's Blossoms post:
•Kunisada (1786-1865), Mitsuuji Viewing Cherry Blossoms in the Yoshiwara
Genji-e
(detail), The Art of Japan
•Zhao Mengjian (1199–before 1267), Narcissus, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
•Ohara Kōson(1877-1945), Basket with Arranged Flowers, Egenolf Gallery
•Dish with Cherry Blossom and Cloud Design, Hizen Ware, Nabeshima Type, Sebastian Izzard Asian Art
•Huang Shen(1687-ca. 1768/70), Old Man Gazing at Branch of Magnolia in a Vase, National Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian Institution
•Qi Baishi (1863-1957), Wisteria, Christie's
•Polychrome Enamel(Ko-aka-e) Scholar-theme Porcelain Dish, Late Ming dynasty, Kaikodo
•Hanaoka Manshū, Pine and Cherries by Shrine, 1938, Thomsen Gallery

To learn more about Sunday's fluffle of bunnies post:
•Gyokuzan Asahi (1843–1923), Lunar Rabbit Pounding Rice, Yale University Art Gallery
•Unidentified artist (Qing dynasty), Three Rabbits, Metropolitan Museum of Art
•Bronze Figure of a Hare Seated on its Haunches, Tang dynasty, National Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian Institution
•Helmet in the Shape of A Crouching Rabbit, 17th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art
•Panel with Rabbits amid Clouds, late 16th-early 17the century, Metropolitan Museum of Art
•Yabu Chosui (1814-ca. 1870), Portrait of a Rabbit, Art Institute of Chicago
•Crouching Rabbit, green nephrite, Yale University Art Gallery
•Rabbit Shoes, China 20th century, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art