Coming Soon! Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art
Opening May 30th
Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art, is an exhibition exploring innovations in bamboo art since the mid-twentieth century. Curated by Dr. Andreas Marks, Minneapolis Institute of Arts and organized by International Arts and Artists, Modern Twist features a stunning selection of works from the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture by artists including Japan's National Treasures, Katsushiro Sōhō and Fujinuma Noboru. Other artists represented are Matsumoto Hafū, Honma Hideaki, Ueno Masao, Uematsu Chikuyū, Nagakura Ken’ichi, Tanabe Chikuunsai III, Tanabe Yōta, Tanabe Shōchiku III, Tanioka Shigeo, Tanioka Aiko, Honda Shōryū, Mimura Chikuhō, Nakatomi Hajime, Sugiura Noriyoshi, and Yonezawa Jirō. With rare wall-hung installations and pieces never before seen in the United States, this exhibition both engages and educates audiences about a vibrant cultural art form. Modern Twist will be supplemented at the Grace Hudson Museum by examples of Pomo basketry.
Tanabe Chikuunsai III, Squares and Circles, 2005. Bamboo (yadake), rattan, lacquer.
Photo © Forrest Cavale.
During installation of our new exhibit, we will be open during regular Museum hours. Enjoy our permanent exhibits on Grace Hudson's art and family, and our Pomo Indian basketry gallery. The Sun House, the Hudsons' historic Craftsman bungalow home will be available for guided tours.
The Grace Hudson Museum & Sun House
Come enjoy regional art and culture in the context of an extraordinary family.
The Grace Hudson Museum and Sun House in Ukiah, California, is an art, history and anthropology museum and historic home focusing on the lifeworks of artist Grace Carpenter Hudson (1865-1937) and her ethnologist husband, Dr. John W. Hudson (1857-1936). Changing interdisciplinary exhibitions and public programs highlight Western American art, California Indian cultures, histories of the diverse North Coast region of California, and the work of contemporary regional artists.