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Japan Society Gallery’s Latest Exhibition Takes A Giant Leap with Hasegawa’s Art

Lovers of Japanese art are in for a treat with Japan Society Gallery’s latest exhibition, A Giant Leap: The Transformation of Hasegawa Tōhaku, which will be displayed in two rotations, Friday, March 9 through Sunday, April 8 and Thursday, April 12 through Sunday, May 6. This is the first U.S. exhibition focused on the works and stylistic transformation of Hasegawa Tōhaku (1539-1610), who is widely … Continue reading Japan Society Gallery’s Latest Exhibition Takes A Giant Leap with Hasegawa’s Art

Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society

Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society Thursday, January 18 at 6:30 p.m. Admission: $40/$35 Japan Society members, seniors, and students 2018 is the Year of the Dog — get your New Year started out on the right “paw” at this ema making workshop. Ema, or votive wooden plaques, are offered at shrines in Japan to express one’s prayers or gratitude. Originally depicting … Continue reading Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society