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Marks of Enlightenment, traces of devotion: Japanese Calligraphy and Painting from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection

From december 23 2004 to april 17 2005
Asian art
The exhibit brings together over 70 Japanese manuscripts of saintly Budhist writing and Zen calligraphy -of which many are presented for the first time - and allows us to understand the calligraphic, religious and litterary traditions of Japan, as well as the evolution of calligraphy as an art.

Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA
02138 Cambridge - États-Unis

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Hours :
Horaire(s) d'ouverturefrom 10 am to 5 pm
Open every day
Admission :
Admission fee :  15.00 $
Concessions :  12.00 $ over 65
Harvard faculty, students, and staff (plus one guest) Free Youth under 18 Free Cambridge residents Free Massachusetts residents, Saturdays from 10amˆnoon
Story of the Bodhisattva Medicine King, from Chapter 23 of the "Lotus Sutra" Japanese; late Heian period, c. 1150. Handscroll fragment mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color on paper with gold-leaf ruled lines, gold- and silver-leaf decoration and painting in the margins, H. 24,8 x W. 40,6 cm. Loan from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection. Photograph © 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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