Friday, September 27, 2013

Of interest in SAAM

by aleks
I haven't seen it yet, but plan to do so, and hope so are YOU :)



 
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Poem Scroll with Deer (detail), 1610s, painting by Tawaraya Sotatsu

A Fuller View of China, Japan and Korea 
August 10, 2013–April 13, 2014
SAAM Foster Galleries


Dr. Richard Fuller’s 40 years as the museum’s founding director are the bedrock of its history, and his passion for art resonates with collectors of his time and beyond. In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the Seattle Art Museum, this installation shows how Dr. Fuller, his family and friends, and several more recent Seattle collectors, built SAM’s celebrated Asian art collections. Featuring some of SAM’s best-loved works such as the Poem Scroll with Deer, the installation showcases the incredible quality and diversity that make SAM’s Asian art collection one of the finest in the country. The selected Chinese paintings and calligraphy also celebrate the launch of an innovative online scholarly catalogue, a multi-year project sponsored by the J. Paul Getty Foundation.
–Xiaojin Wu, Associate Curator for Japanese and Korean Art


http://seattleartmuseum.org/exhibit/exhibitDetail.asp?eventID=25712
I think my favorite poem scroll with deer (17th century) is on view, again! YAY!

SJG • 9/23/13 - Cotoneaster hybrid in area N, bearing fall fruits

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