Hinges: Sakaki Hyakusen and the Birth of Nanga Painting

When: Oct. 2-Feb. 2 2020

The first US exhibition to focus on the art of Sakaki Hyakusen (1697–1752), the founding father of the Nanga school of painting in Japan. A pivotal figure in the history of Japanese art, Hyakusen served as a hinge between two artistic traditions: working from close observation of Chinese painting, he played a key role in the transformation of painting in eighteenth-century Japan.

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