Sōtatsu: Making Waves


December 13, 2015 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560, United States

What can the art of Tawaraya S?tatsu (act. ca. 1600?40), a major figure in Japanese painting and design, tell us about artistic and cultural exchange in Japan in the early seventeenth century? In this tour, visitors closely examine artworks by S?tatsu and his followers, discovering the diverse artistic expressions that reflect the complexity of his work. Visitors explore how the artwork?including fans, albums, hanging scrolls, and paintings?express both overlapping ideas and differing perspectives.