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Kōrin and Kenzan: Brother Artists, Resonating Aesthetics

Ogata Kōrin is a painter and designer, who is known to visitors of the Nezu Museum for his incredible pair of six-panel screens of irises on a gold background. Additional screens and scrolls are on display as well as paintings on stoneware created by his brother Kenzan, an Edo period ceramic artist. Many of Kenzan’s square, flower-shaped and lidded decorative pottery, paintings and calligraphy are on view as well.