Enjoy an audio tour of “Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh, and Other Western Artists” (on view at the Asian Art Museum from October 30, 2015 through February 7, 2016). Renowned scholar Gabriel Weisberg, and curators from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Helen Burnham, Sarah Thompson, Thomas Michie, and Anne Nishimura Morse, will be your personal guides.
The exhibition consists of more than 170 objects from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, including decorative arts, paintings, prints, drawings and textiles. Juxtaposing Western masterpieces with rare works by prominent Japanese artists, “Looking East” reveals the renewed vision and stylistic ingenuity that emerged during this invigorating cross-cultural moment.
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About the Museum
The Asian Art Museum–Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture is one of San Francisco's premier arts institutions and home to a world-renowned collection of more than 18,000 Asian art treasures spanning 6,000 years of history. Through rich art experiences, centered on historic and contemporary artworks, the Asian Art Museum unlocks the past for visitors, bringing art to life and serving as a catalyst for new art, new creativity and new thinking.