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

THE MEETING OF EAST & WEST

A PROFILE OF LOVELINESS

 

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

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.

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