Rinpa: Creativity Across Time and Space

Delicately painted red flowers and small fruit against a light brown background, surrounded by green leaves.
  • Dates

    October 1, 2022–April 2, 2023

  • Location

    Freer Gallery of Art | Gallery 6

  • Collection Area

    Japanese Art

The Japanese painting movement now known as Rinpa was a loose association of artists that began around the dawn of the seventeenth century and continued into the nineteenth century. Their aesthetic came to define an almost stereotypical image of Japanese art consisting of stylized forms in bright colors. We invite you to explore a selection of paintings and ceramics by several generations of Rinpa artists from our collection.

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