Entertaining the Gods and Man: Japanese Dolls and the Theater
In Japan,ningyō,meaning “human shaped,”are doll-like forms that serve many different purposes,from talismanic & ritual functions to starring in theatrical dioramas & public performances.The hina-ningyō associated with Girl’s Day display & martial forms associated with Boy’s Day festival.Ningyō have been a part of Japanese culture for many centuries.This exhibition presents more than 60 visually stunning & powerfully engaging ningyō exemplifying this undiscovered world of Japanese art.
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4000 Morikami Park Rd.
Delray Beach, FL 33446