Thursday, May 28 | 6-8PM
Exhibition runs May 29-June 7, 2015
Join us for a celebration of artistic explorations and learning from students in the Fall, Winter and Spring Studio sessions.
The Gallery is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of Japanese art in Canada, historical collections featuring Canadian and international works, and exceptional contemporary art.
A monk in a bright red robe and a kesa sits on a green floor
round, tapering toward base; short wide neck; polychrome; underglaze blue
Benjamin West, 1738-1820; historical painter born Springfield Pa.
View looking down a dirt road, trees in foreground, two houses on left of road, fields & hills in distant background.
An actor holding a burning stake and hat; in the distance there is a scrolled building
straight sided, very slightly flared, ridge, base of bowl; round stem; three decorative panels each with a different Canadian scene
figurative vessel of a full figure of a female with a head sling for carrying, a belly band, detailed with hands and face; has a stirrup spout with a tall cylindrical neck
landscape of fat green pine trees, buildings and moon
underglaze blue with overglaze enamels in blue, red, beige, green, gilt; motifs include vase of flowers with floral & butterflies on rim; curved cut out area for chin; floral trim on underside
The dragon who guards the flaming Pearl of Spiritual Worth
Terra-cotta figure of Lama inside silver gau. Silver front tolled, copper back, eight auspicious symbols.
Portrait of a middle aged woman in a muslin cap.
spherical pot has a scene of two people in a garden on either side in a circle with an elaborate gilt border.
Magi present gifts to Christ and Holy Family in a street flocking with merchants
decorated in blue & white; scene with birds & vegetation, interior centre; sides of inerior separated into sections filled with decorative motifs; bowl is attached at the rim & base by a m
A view looking over London from St. Pauls
17 ivory supports carved with floral patterns, intricate lacewebs. Supports held by a metal ring, decorated with a white cordand tassel.
green flower decoration on one side; grass decoration on the other
seascape - St. Andrews, New Brunswick
the scene takes place at night, maybe inside a barn (indicated by ladder at left). In the centre, an elephant is attacking a lioness with its trunk and tusks.
a) Inro - five sections with design of plum spray. b)Netsuke - ivory flower seller sitting on a bench with large flower in her hand. c) Ojime - flower with hole through top to bottom.
A path & steps lead past a grove of trees, to the temple
The knob is shaped into a male animal figure
Doll cups are printed in underglaze blue in varying degrees of clarity with the Fisherman pattern.
A little girl with blonde curls & yellow dress with puffed sleeves. She is holding a doll in her arms & there is a large ball at her feet.
handle top has a representation of a head with a high (headdress?); handle/blade intersect has a (monster?) head; triple blade
modified oval (quatrafoil) with one centrally located turquoise & a piece of coral bead at one end; top has a ring; filigree decoration; copper hooks at back function as clasps
Cord marked bottle shaped jar, unglazed. This is a contemporary interpretation of the prehistoric Jomon type pottery.
a)Inro - four sections, green pine branches in zig-zag bands, crackled cream glaze. b)Netsuke - matching design, double gourd shape. c) Ojime - matching bead
Five instruments, eg. nail file, tweezers, pick, on separate chains & attached to a main chain. Some filigree, turquoise matrix insets.