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Friday, September 18, 2020


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

Beauty of Harmony: Japanese Landscape Prints by Kawase Hasui

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard,
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Sep 20, 2019 To Feb 16, 2020


Detail: The exhibition features 12 woodblock prints by Japanese landscape artist Kawase Hasui. Documenting the VMFA Member Trip to Japan in May 2018, the selected prints display historical and religious landmarks in cities such as Tokyo, Kanazawa, Kyoto, and Nara, as well as countryside scenes. They are among nearly 700 Hasui prints donated to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts by René and Carolyn Balcer. This exhibition coincides with Reiwa, Japan’s new imperial era that began May 1, 2019. The word reiw a means beauty of harmony.

Phone No.: 804.340.1405
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: https://www.vmfa.museum/exhibitions/exhibitions/kawase-hasui/

Kasuga Shrine, Nara, from the series Souvenirs of Travel II (detail)
Kasuga Shrine, Nara, from the series Souvenirs of Travel II (detail)
1921
woodblock print; ink and color on paper

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