MET Asian Art - 2014

Camera: Nikon D300S
Location: New York, NY

These photos were taken at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY.  The subjects include sculpture, painting, calligraphy, and fabric design spanning both ancient China and Japan.  

1 – 3: Various Buddhist artifacts

4 – 7: Japanese artifacts predating the introduction of Buddhism from China (along with Chinese culture)

8 – 9: Details from an elegant and spare tatami (traditional Japanese flooring made from rice straw) room with beautiful golden walls and sliding doors

10 – 11: Painting details

12: A kimono (traditional Japanese dress)

13 – 17: Chinese calligraphy and a book of Japanese ink illustrations.