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Water In old and Modern Day Art Exhibition

This exhibition displays five paintings, three of which can be found in the Chu-Griffis art collection. And the other two…

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The Art of Dunhuang Reimagined: Suh Yong’s Modernization of Tradition

Overview Suh Yong, born in 1962, is a Japanese artist who spent years studying Buddhist art in the Mogao Caves…

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Kiyohime and the Significance of Detail in Japanese Art

The tale of Kiyohime and Anchin has been used to justify the Buddhist belief that “women have little inclination toward…

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The Hudson Valley as a Home and Inspiration, explored through the life and works of Mansheng Wang

Claire Fadness Overview With the untouched beautiful landscape that is the newly discovered North America, many artists were inspired to…

Kano Painting Style: The Fusion of Japanese and Chinese Art

The Kano School of Painting was one of the most famous schools of Japanese painting in history. It produced a…

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Art in Japanese Mythology

Art in Japanese folklores, legends and myths.

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Buddhist Art at the Smithsonian

Onna Gott Overview: A look into Buddhist art. For my midterm exhibition I chose to focus on Buddhist sculptures. Now…

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Language of Heaven

Creator: Suh Yong Title: Language of Heaven Date: 2002 Work Type: Painting Material: loess, pigment, mixed media and gold foil…

Goddess Unharmed

Title: Goddess Unharmed  Artist: Yang Yan-wen Date: 1939 Medium: Hanging Scroll, Ink and Color on Rice Paper Dimensions:  22 x…

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Wind God and Thunder God

The Wind God and Thunder God

Pheasants under Cherry and Willow Trees and Irises and Mist

Creator: Attributed to Kano Ryokei Title: Pheasants under Cherry and Willow Trees and Irises and Mist Work Type: pair of…

Two Assemblies from Cave 224

TITLE: Two Assemblies from Cave 224DATE: 4-6TH CenturyMEDIUM: Gypsum plaster with pigmentDIMENSIONS: H x W: 85.1 x 76.2 cm (33…

Waterfall Series 2

Detail View: Whole painting view: Display view: Title: Waterfall Series 2 Artist: Wang Mansheng Date: 2010 Repository: The Chu-Griffis Art…

Wondrous Peak at Sunset

Title: Wondrous Peak at SunsetDate: 2017Artist: Wang ManshengMedium: Limited edition print Repository: Chu-Griffiths Asian Art Collection, Shain Library, Conn College,…

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The Breath of Autumn

Title: The Breath of AutumnArtist: Wang ManshengLocation: New London, ConnecticutCulture: ChineseMedium: PrintDimensions: N/aRepository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection, Shain Library, Connecticut College, New LondonDonated by Chu-Griffis Art…

Autumn Water

Title: “Autumn Water” Medium: Ink on paper Date: 2006 Current Location: The Chu Griffis Art Collection, New London, Connecticut Dimensions:…

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After Snow Storm

Title: After Snow Storm Artist: Mansheng Wang Date: 2011 Medium: Ink on Paper Size: Not Specified Repository: Chu Room, Shain…

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Breaking a Reed to Make a Brush

Title: Breaking a Reed to Make a BrushCreator: Mansheng WangCulture: ChineseWork Type: PaintingMaterial/Medium: Ink on NewspaperDate: 2018Measurements: estimated Repository: Description:…

Snowy Herons

Title: Snowy Herons Artist: Hashimoto Koei Date: 1899 Culture: Japan Medium: Ink on paper Work type: color woodcut Measurements: 37…

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Pine Trees

Title: Pine Trees Creator: Hasegawa Touhaku Date Created: Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century Physical Dimensions: w345.1 x h155.1 cm (Each) Object…

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Old Plum

Title: Old PlumCreator: Kano Sansetsu (Japanese, 1590–1651)Medium: Four sliding-door panels (fusuma); ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on paperDate: 1646Culture: JapaneseDimension: Overall (of…

松林図屏風 (Pine Trees)

Title: 松林図屏風 (Pine Trees) Creator: Hasegawa Tōhaku Date: Azuchi-Momoyama Period, 16th century Culture: Japanese Medium: Ink on Paper Dimensions: W.345.1…

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Pine Trees

Title: Pine Trees Creator: Hasegawa Touhaku Date Created: Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century Physical Dimensions: w345.1 x h155.1 cm (Each) Repository:…

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Old Plum

Title: Old Plum  Artist: Kano Sansetsu  Period: Edo Period (1615-1868) Date: 1646 Culture : Japan  Medium: Four sliding-door panels, ink,color,…

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Old Plum

Title: Old PlumCreator: Kano Sansetsu (1590–1651)Medium / Materials: Four sliding-door panels (“fusuma”), painted with ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on paper Date: 1964 Period: Edo Period (1615…

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Waves at Matsushima

Title: Waves at Matsushima Creator: Tawaraya Sotatsu Material/Medium: Ink, Color, Gold, and Silver on paper Date: 1620s Culture: Japanese (Edo…

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Tale of a Strange Marriage

Title: Tale of a Strange Marriage Creator: Ukita Ikkei Medium: Ink and Color Culture: Japan Dimensions: 11.75in x 25.5ft  Time:…

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Tale of Strange Marriage (Konkai Zoshi)

Title:  Tale of Strange Marriage (Konkai Zoshi) Artist: Ukita Ikkei Date: ca. 1858 Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art Culture: Japanese, Edo Period (1615 –…

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Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine (Kitano Tenjin engi emaki)

Title: Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine (Kitano Tenjin engi emaki)Period: Kamakura period (1185–1333)Date: late 13th centuryCulture: JapanMedium: Set of five handscrolls; ink, color,…

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Old Plum

Title: Old PlumArtist: Kano Sansetsu (Japanese, 1590–1651)Date: 1646Medium: Four sliding-door panels (fusuma); ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on paperDimensions:…

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Waves at Matsushima

Title: Waves at MatsushimaCreator: Tawaraya SotatsuPeriod: Edo, 17th centuryLocation: JapanType: Screens (six-panel)Medium: Ink, color, gold, and silver on paperDimensions: 65…

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Japanese funeral customs: the cortège proceeds towards the temple

Title: Japanese funeral customs: the cortège proceeds towards the templeCreator:  UnknownPeriod: MeijiDate: c. 1880Culture: JapanMedium: ink, watercolor, gouacheDimensions: 13.7 x…

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Tiger

Title: Tiger Artist: Chen Hai-shao Timeframe: 20th Century Medium: Scroll Measurements: 49.5 x 25.5 in Repository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection,…

The Philosophy of Solitude in Japanese Zen Buddhist Landscape Painting

Wesoly Hanger – AHI 205 My goal in the exhibition and analysis of these artworks is to showcase the simple,…

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From Traditionalists Katsushika Hokusai and Zhang Daqian, To Post-War Masters Willem de Kooning, Zao Wou-Ki, Josef Albers, and Yves Klein.

Eastern and Western aesthetics in painting evoking emotion, abstraction and explosiveness in color and nature By: Isabella Di Scipio Each…

Beautiful Ladies Riding

Artist: Formerly attributed to Giuseppe Castiglione (Italian, 1688-1766) Historical Periods: Qing dynasty, mid to late 19th century Medium: Ink and color…

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Summer Mountains

Artist: Originally attributed to Qu Ding (Chinese, active ca. 1023–ca. 1056) Period: Northern Song dynasty (960–1127) Date: ca. 1050 Medium: Hand-scroll; ink and…

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Nature Through Chinese Paintings and Japanese Gardens

Ismael Mora ’21 Nature transcends borders, cultures, and time making it an amazing thread to connect the exhibition as we…

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Lotsawa Marpa Chokyi Lodro (detail)

Title: Lotsawa Marpa Chokyi Lodro (Marpa the Translator) (1012-1097)Creator: unknown; photo from Wikimedia Commons (public domain)Date: 18th centuryCulture: TibetMedium: painting…

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Scene from the Genji Monogatari Emaki

Title: Scene from the Genji Monogatari Emaki (Tale of Genji)Creator: unknown; photo from Wikimedia Commons (public domain)Period: HeianDate: 12th centuryCulture:…