Exhibition features work by some of Japan’s most important artists of the last 100 years

Exhibition features work by some of Japan’s most important artists of the last 100 years

Drawn from the collection of The Warehouse, Art Japan 2021-1921 features work by some of Japan’s most important artists of the last 100 years. The exhibition includes painting, drawing, modern and contemporary prints, silver and gold leaf constructions, as well as ceramics, basketry, textiles and recently acquired fiber art. The exhibition leans toward the contemporary but, as is so common with Japanese art, has deep roots in traditional methods and materials. With over 120 works in the exhibition from 41 artists, the art, ideas, and studio practice of each artist is shown in depth, through several works. Jan Serr and John Shannon collected the work over the last forty years, for their own edification and study. The collection is personal. They live with these works in their home, where they are appreciated for their craftsmanship, refinement, line, spontaneity, invention and pure aesthetics. “Picasso once said th
Drawn from the collection of The Warehouse, Art Japan 2021-1921 features work by some of Japan’s most important artists of the last 100 years. The exhibition includes painting, drawing, modern and contemporary prints, silver and gold leaf constructions, as well as ceramics, basketry, textiles and recently acquired fiber art. The exhibition leans toward the contemporary but, as is so common with Japanese art, has deep roots in traditional methods and materials. With over 120 works in the exhibition from 41 artists, the art, ideas, and studio practice of each artist is shown in depth, through several works. Jan Serr and John Shannon collected the work over the last forty years, for their own edification and study. The collection is personal. They live with these works in their home, where they are appreciated for their craftsmanship, refinement, line, spontaneity, invention and pure aesthetics. “Picasso once said th