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Gallery Talk: The Arranged Flower: Ikebana and Flora in Japanese Prints

January 16, 2018
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

The time-honored artistic discipline of floral arrangement embodies Japan's profound interest in the natural world. Lucas Livingston leads a discussion of Japanese woodblock prints boldly capturing and exploring the art of ikebana.

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Kitagawa Utamaro. The Ninth Month, from the series "Five Amorous Festivals of Love (Aibore iro no gosekku)," 1801. Clarence Buckingham Collection.