Join Asia Society New York for a dynamic look at Japan on the occasion of the Asia Society Museum exhibition Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan, on view February 9-May 8, 2016.
The first major loan show of Kamakura sculpture in the United States in more than 30 years, this exhibition looks beyond the aesthetics and technical achievements of these remarkable sculptures and examines the relationship between realism and the sacred empowerment of the objects.
Related programs include talks exploring Japan's cultural history, as well as performances and films exploring traditional and contemporary expressions. Discussions will feature prominent business, government and civil society leaders providing insights on Japan's past, present, and future. Learn more