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Bold and Beautiful: Rinpa in Japanese Art Bold and Beautiful: Rinpa in Japanese Art
June 28, 2015 – January 3, 2016

This exhibition features 37 paintings, ceramics, woodblock-printed books, and lacquers by Korin, his brother Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743), and later artists inspired by the brilliant simplicity of Rinpa design. It is complemented by a gallery of tea ceramics influenced by Hon'ami Koetsu, Sotatsu's principal collaborator.

Freer Gallery
Enigmas: The Art of Bada Shanren (1626-1705) Enigmas: The Art of Bada Shanren (1626-1705)
June 20, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Born a prince of the Ming imperial house, Bada Shanren (1626–1705) lived a storied life, remaking himself as a secluded Buddhist monk and, later, as a professional painter and calligrapher. Featured in this exhibition are examples of his most daring and idiosyncratic works, demonstrating his unique visual vocabulary.

Freer Gallery
Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screens Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screens
March 7, 2015 – September 7, 2015

Cherry trees bloom in this selection of folding screen paintings from the Freer Gallery. These landscapes from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries combine ink painting techniques assimilated from China with the vibrant color and gold of traditional Japanese painting in a new style and grand scale.

Freer Gallery
Chinese Ceramics: 13th-14th Century Chinese Ceramics: 13th-14th Century
December 20, 2014 – January 3, 2016

A dozen Chinese ceramics from the Freer collection show highlights of Yuan ceramic styles.

Freer Gallery
Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice
October 18, 2014 – January 3, 2016

In 1887, museum founder Charles Lang Freer purchased the entire Second Venice Set, twenty-six atmospheric etchings by James McNeill Whistler.

Freer Gallery
The Nile and Ancient Egypt The Nile and Ancient Egypt
December 7, 2013 – January 3, 2016

Exceptional artifacts evoke the power and enduring fascination with the Nile River.

Freer Gallery
Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture
December 1, 2012 – January 3, 2016

Learn about early Buddhist sculptures in China during the Tang dynasty through 28 objects that are on view.

Freer Gallery
Silk Road Luxuries from China Silk Road Luxuries from China
November 5, 2011 – January 3, 2016

View exceptional examples of tableware and other functional objects crafted by Chinese artisans, who were influenced by new techniques and materials used in foreign luxury goods that were traded along the Silk Road.

Freer Gallery
Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay
November 5, 2011 – January 3, 2016

See how the distinctive Korean ceramic decoration technique -- sanggam -- that made stamped or carved motifs appear to float within a limpid green glaze evolved.

Freer Gallery
The Peacock Room Comes to America The Peacock Room Comes to America
April 9, 2011 – January 3, 2016

Restored to its appearance in 1908, the Peacock Room's special exhibition highlights "points of contacts" between American and Asian art.

Freer Gallery
Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes
November 20, 2010 – January 3, 2016

More than 100 of the Freer's jades and bronzes—among the greatest treasures of Chinese art outside China—are on view.

Freer Gallery
Freer & Whistler: Points of Contact Freer & Whistler: Points of Contact
February 23, 2008 – January 3, 2016

Some 23 oil paintings represent a choice selection of the more than 1,300 paintings, prints, and drawings by Whistler from the gallery's collection.

Freer Gallery
Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas
October 16, 2004 – January 3, 2016

This exhibition showcases the extraordinary range of South Asian and Himalayan art.

Freer Gallery
Arts of the Islamic World Arts of the Islamic World
May 3, 1998 – January 3, 2016

The works on view here represent the three principal media for artistic expression in the Islamic world: architecture, the arts of the book, and the arts of the object.

Freer Gallery
Japanese Screens Japanese Screens
May 9, 1993 – January 3, 2016

View a selection of Japanese screens from the nearly 200 screens held by the Freer Gallery.

Freer Gallery

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