Mastering Materials: Rare Objects From the IMA's Asian Collection

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Nov 20 2015 - Jul 15 2018

This exhibition features groupings of intricate artworks masterfully created from a wide array of materials including: wood, lacquer, ivory, bone, horn, paper, metal and stone. These materials were used to make objects that served a variety of purposes across multiple cultures. These intriguing treasures and curios herald from the IMA’s permanent collection, and many have not been on display for more than 50 years.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website

  • Decorative Arts
  • Asian

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