Gallery Course: Japanese Zen Painting
Join LACMA educator Kristin Bengtson for an inside look at Japanese Zen painting. Learn about the most influential Zen artist of the Edo period Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1768) and discover how he invented a new visual language for his religion. The session begins with a slide lecture followed by a private gallery tour of the exhibition The Sound of One Hand: Paintings and Calligraphy by Zen Master Hakuin.
Brown Auditorium | $35 general admission; $30 LACMA members (parking and refreshments included) | Tickets: 323 857-6010 or purchase online.
Image: Hakuin Ekaku (1685–1768), Hotei’s Sound of One Hand (detail), circa 1745–1755, ink on paper, 97.5 x 28 cm. Hosei-an Collection.