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The National Museum of Asian Art Hosts Feathered Ink: Japanese Art

November 30, 2022

Watanabe Seitei (1851–1918), Pigeons at Sensoji, Meiji era, 1877, ink and color on silk, Purchase—Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F2000.1a–

Feathered Ink: Japanese Art, National Museum of Asian Art,
Smithsonian Institution

In person talk, December 3, 2pm

Join assistant curator Kit Brooks for a discussion of the exhibition Feathered Ink, which explores how Japanese artists over centuries have depicted birds in hanging scroll paintings, folding screens, ceramics, and printed books. Plus, learn about a surprising connection between the painting Pigeons at Sensoji by Watanabe Seitei and the exhibition An Italian Impressionist in Paris at the Phillips Collection. No registration required.

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