Aesthetic Transition (Transition Period): Calligraphy, Painting and Craftworks
in East Asia from the 16th to the 17th Century

October 26, 2019 to December 8, 2019

From the 16th to 17th century, East Asia was in the middle of a cultural transition with thriving trade and changing social structures as the background.  From the viewpoint of art, it was a period of matured figuration and fresh aesthetics.  In this exhibition, various aspects of the beauty of East Asia, during those decades filled with diverse techniques and expressions, are introduced through the masterpieces of paintings, calligraphy, craftwork and books.

*There is a rotation of exhibits during the term.




The Gotoh Museum

The Gotoh Museum

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