Meditation in Motion: Zen Calligraphy from the Stuart Katz Collection

July 17–October 20, 2019

The first exhibition at BAMPFA to present the unique art form of Japanese Zen-inspired calligraphy, Meditation in Motion features important works by Chinese Ōbaku monks who immigrated to Japan, as well as writings by Japanese monks who expanded on their examples.

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  • calligraphy by Tetsugen Doko

    Tetsugen Doko: Ōbaku Zen calligraphy, two large characters in cursive style, 17th century; ink on paper; 12 x 18 in., mount: 44 x 23 in.; BAMPFA, promised gift of Stuart Katz.

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