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Parades: Exhibition objects
<p>p:empty{display:none;}h2.entry-title{line-height:1;font-size:1.375rem;font-weight:600;margin-bottom:0.5em;}.all-results p{margin-bottom: 0 !important;} Exhibition: Parades: Freer Ceramics Installed by Gwyn Hanssen PigottNovember 4, 2006 to January 7, 2008 Objects 1 &#8211; 71 of 71 F1896.35a-b F1897.18 F1898.62a-b F1898.72 F1898.87 F1898.133 F1898.464 F1899.36 F1899.41 F1899.42 F1899.60 F1900.64 F1900.67 F1900.68a-b F1901.72 F1901.85 F1902.7 F1902.202 F1902.211 F1902.236 F1903.220 F1904.52 F1905.77 F1905.78 F1905.286 F1905.295 F1906.255 F1907.63 F1907.285 F1907.293 &#8230;</p>

Age Old Cities: A Virtual Journey from Palmyra to Mosul
<p>Sackler, gallery 28 Journey to three cities in the Middle EastPalmyra and Aleppo in Syria and Mosul in Iraqin this virtual exhibition organized by the Arab World Institute, Paris, and created in collaboration with UNESCO. These cities, among the oldest uninterrupted human settlements in the world, have recently been devastated by war. To preserve these &#8230;</p>
detail from a hokusai painting of a dragon, rotated to appear horizontal, of a dragon in black ink on a tan background

Mad about Painting
<p>Listen to a Smithsonian Sidedoor podcast about Hokusai and the Freer Gallery.</p>

Hokusai at 90
<p>Explore two of Hokusais last paintings in this interview with Smarthistory.</p>

Curator’s Choice
<p>Frank Feltens, the curator of this yearlong exhibition about the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, picked some of his favorite works now on view. Check back in spring 2020, when other works by Hokusai are displayed.</p>

A Perfect Harmony
<p>Gallery 11 Juxtaposing American and Asian art is a legacy of the founder of our museum, Detroit industrialist Charles Lang Freer. He believed in a universal language of beauty that resonated across time, space, and cultural diversity. Freers taste in American art was formed in the Gilded Age, but he favored refinement over ostentation. In &#8230;</p>

Meeting Tessai: Modern Japanese Art from the Cowles Collection
<p>Sackler Tomioka Tessai is a prime example of a modern Japanese painter. Contemporaries praised his works as being exceptionally modern, and they recognized parallels between Tessais work and European postimpressionism. Paintings by Tomioka Tessai (18361924) were so esteemed that he was one of the first Japanese artists to have his works shown in the United &#8230;</p>

<p>National Museum of Korea Investigation Report on the Seated Avalokiteshvara Curators and conservators at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul have recently conducted extensive research on this Buddhist image from the Goryeo dynasty. A preliminary investigation in 2008 revealed hidden dedication materials that were inserted into the sculpture centuries ago. A second, more comprehensive &#8230;</p>

Gallery Guide: Understanding South Asian Art
<p>The Indian subcontinent, known today as South Asia, extends as an inverted triangle from the snowbound Himalayan ranges toward the equator and includes the countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan. Extending some eighteen hundred miles from north to south, and almost the same distance from east to west, the area is &#8230;</p>