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Land of the Rising Sun: Art of Japan

September 30, 2013 - February 2, 2014
David Filderman Gallery


This original exhibition highlights Japanese works, from the Museum’s permanent collections, that span the 16th through the 20th centuries. Works include woodblock prints, hand-painted scrolls, and wood carvings with a focus on artistic traditions and insights into the various eras of Japanese culture.

Gallery Location and Hours
David Filderman Gallery,
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library,
Ninth Floor, South Campus
Daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Keisai Eisen, Fukagawa
Keisai Eisen, Fukagawa from the series One Hundred Famous Places in Edo for Flowers, ca. 1810-1845, color woodcut, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Goldberg, Hofstra University Museum Collections, 74.05.17 

Related Programs:

Origami Workshop: Global Explorations for Families Sunday, September 15, 2013
Noon and 2 pm
Emily Lowe Gallery, Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

**Program fees may apply.  For more information or to register for Museum events please call (516) 463-5672 or click here.

  • Andy Warhol, Grace Jones and Unidentified Man

    Keisai Eisen, Fukagawa from the series One Hundred Famous Places in Edo for Flowers, ca. 1810 - 1845, Woodcut, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Goldberg, Hofstra University Museum Collections, HU74.05.17.

  • Andy Warhol, Evelyn Kuhn

    Japanese, Ivory Fan, 19th century, Ivory with gold lacquer, Gift of Albert M. Baer, Hofstra University Museum Collections, 70.3 

  • Edward Weston, Legs In Hammock, Laguna

    Ando Hiroshige, Harima Province:  Maiko Beach (Harima, Maiko no hama) from the series "Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces" (Rokujuyoshu meisho zue), 1937, Woodblock, Gift of Helen Goldberg, Hofstra University Museum Collections, HU2001.16.1

  • Imogen Cunningham, Unmade Bed

    Katsushika Hokusai, Kai Province: Mishima Pass (Kōshū mishima-goe) from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji, 1823-1831, Woodblock, Gift of Mrs. Helen Goldberg, Hofstra University Museum Collections, HU2003.8.3

  • Imogen Cunningham, Unmade Bed

    Japanese, Landscape, 19th Century, Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk, Gift of Albert M. Baer, Hofstra University Museum Collections, HU70.39


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