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Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

Depth and Detail: Carved Bamboo from China, Japan, and Korea

Denver Art Museum
100 W 14th Avenue Pkwy,
Denver, Colorado, USA
May 16, 2017 To Jul 02, 2017


Detail: Depth and Detail: Carved Bamboo from China, Japan, and Korea showcases a variety of carved, cut, incised, and etched bamboo objects. The exhibition demonstrates how artists used bamboo, carving deeply through it to achieve different colors and textures. The intricate decoration of the items on view includes religious imagery as well as people, animals, birds, insects, plants, and landscapes that tell stories or have symbolic meaning.

See how artists used this strong and versatile material, inspired by poetry and literature, to construct containers, fans, hangings, writing implements, and other items.

Depth and Detail is located in the Walter + Mona Lutz Gallery on Level 5 of the North Building, a space designated for bamboo works from China, Japan, and Korea.

Phone No.: 720-865-5000
Site URL: http://denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/depth-detail

Eagle
Eagle
Japan
1800s
Bamboo, wood

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