Utamaro and the Lure of Japan is a celebration of Japanese art at the Wadsworth Atheneum, and a rare opportunity to enjoy the museum’s exceptional collection of paintings, prints, ceramics, and more.
Genre painting is the art of painting subjects (usually people) in the activities of everyday life. These paintings were most often done in a realistic style and by artists who are well recognized for their work.
Acrylic paints offer so many positive attributes: fast drying time, water cleanup, huge color selections right from the tube, multiple surface preparations, brushes and other tools to work with, wild creativity, plus a modern history that includes space-age polymer elements. What more could you ask?
Focusing on the years 1948 to 1978, during which she developed and refined her hard-edge geometrical style, Lines of Sight is the first museum exhibition of her work in New York City in nearly two decades.