FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Restraint and Flamboyance, Masterworks of Mino and Ukiyo-e Highlights from the Collection of George Crawford
March 12 – April 24, 2020
For our March Asia Week 2020, we are delighted to present two important exhibitions: Restraint and Flamboyance, Masterworks of Mino and Ukiyo- e Highlights from the Collection of George Crawford. Both exhibitions will run from March 12 – April 24, 2020.
The ceramics exhibition, Restraint and Flamboyance, Masterworks of Mino, will focus on the celebrated glazing traditions that originated in 16th century Momoyama Japan. Numerous types of shino, Oribe, and Seto wares were created for the newly emerging arts of tea ceremony, flower arranging and food presentation. The exhibition will feature major works by both post-war and current masters such as deceased artists ARAKAWA Tōyozō, KITAŌJI Rosanjin, KAWAKITA Handeishi, OKABE Mineo and YAGI Kazuo, together with current leaders KOIE Ryōji, SUZUKI Osamu (Kura), and WAKAO Toshisada, among others.
Both exhibitions will run from March 12 – April 24, 2020. The public is invited to visit during normal gallery hours: Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm and during the Asia Week open house weekend, Sat. March 14 and Sun March 15 from 11am – 5 pm.
About Joan B. Mirviss LTD
Joan B. Mirviss has been a distinguished expert in Japanese art, specializing in fine art and ceramics for more than forty years. She is the leading Western dealer in the field of modern and contemporary Japanese ceramics, and from her New York gallery on Madison Avenue, JOAN B MIRVISS LTD exclusively represents the top Japanese clay artists. As a widely published and highly respected specialist in her field, Mirviss has advised and built collections for many museums, major private collectors, and corporations.
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