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Jul 02

Arts Everyday Living: The Meeting of East & West—A Profile of Loveliness

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THE MEETING OF EAST & WEST

A PROFILE OF LOVELINESS

 

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Fujishima Takeji, Profile of a Woman, 1926-1927, oil on panel, Pola Museum of Art, Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

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The building of the Pola Museum was envisioned on the basis of a “symbiosis between Hakone’s natural beauty and the works of art” concept.

Pola Museum Website

Set in the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, Pola Museum, which just opened in 2002, has a diverse collection of both Japanese and Western art. The works of Fujishima Takeji (1867-1947) were often influenced by his native heritage and European artistic movements.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

Permanent link to this article: http://artseverydayliving.com/blog/2017/07/arts-everyday-living-japan-2/

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