This special exhibition focuses on the life and legacy of Hasegawa Tohaku (1539 - 1610), founder of the Hasegawa school of painting and one of 16th-century Japan's leading artistic innovations. As the first ever exhibition in the U.S. dedicated to Tohaku. "A Giant Leap" traces the artist's evolution from a provincial painter of Buddhist subjects to a master favored by shogun, samurai, and other cultural luminaries. Steep yourself in the Golden Age of Japanese art and revel in Tohaku's most sumptuous and atmospheric masterpieces.
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