Friday, October 16, 2015

NYC's Met Museum to display one of the finest private collections of Japanese Art

BROADWAY WORLD
"Taima Mandala" - Hanging scroll; ink, color, gold, and cut gold leaf (kirikane) on silk (50 5/8 x 46 1/8 in.). Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by Mary Griggs Burke in memory of Jackson Burke in 1985
NEW YORK---Beginning in the 1960s, over the course of nearly 50 years, Mary Griggs Burke (1916-2012) assembled an unparalleled art collection. Opening on October 20, "Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection" is a tribute to the discerning New York City collector who built what is widely regarded as the finest and most encompassing private collection outside Japan. [link]

Metropolitan Museum of Art: "Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection" (October 20, 2015 - 2016); 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street), New York, NY; (212) 535-7710; metmuseum.org