Sponsored by the Nathan Cummings Foundation and supported by an additional contribution from the John M. and Sally B. Thornton Foundation.
MINGEI OF JAPAN featured works of “living national treasures,”: Shiko Munakata Woodblocks; ceramics by Shôji Hamada; calligraphy of Sôetsu Yanagi; Keisuke Serizawa paintings, stencil-dyed, handmade paper and textiles; and handmade paper by Eishiro Abe. Complementing these outstanding works were objects of unsurpassed beauty by unknown craftsmen
One of a Kind
Featuring jewelry, body ornaments and a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers and sea creatures by internationally-renowned artist, Arline Fisch.
An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.
Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei's Collection
Part of the Getty Center-led initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, this exhibition offers the most comprehensive presentation to date of the Museum’s significant holdings of objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.