The New York Times has recently reviewed three art exhibitions in New York .... each review contains a small slide show of images designed to catch your attention ... for the next time you visit the city :)
Fleeting Pleasures of Life in Vibrant Woodcut Prints
Toyohara Kunichika's "The Actor Ichikawa Sadanji I as Akiyama Kii No Kami" (1894) is among the 18th- and 19th-century Japanese prints on display at the Brooklyn Museum. More Photos >
“Utagawa: Masters of the Japanese Print, 1770-1900” is on view through June 15 at the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, at Prospect Park; (718) 638-5000, brooklynmuseum.org.
Diversions and Delights From the Floating World
“Designed for Pleasure: The World of Edo Japan in Prints and Paintings, 1680-1860” is at Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue, at 70th Street, (212) 288-6400, asiasociety.org. Part 1, through March 30; Part 2, April 4 to May 4.
The Art Is in the Detail
Detail of Qian Xuan's “Wang Xizhi Watching Geese.” More Photos >
“Anatomy of a Masterpiece” runs through Aug. 10 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, (212) 535-7710, metmuseum.org.