The Impressionist and early modern works from the Pearlman Collection that are usually on view in the galleries of 19th- and early 20th-century art are currently traveling in a five-venue international tour entitled Cézanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection.
Chigusa and the Art of Tea in Japan brings to Princeton an object that reached a high peak of fame in sixteenth-century Japan: a tea-leaf storage jar named Chigusa. Remarkably, Chigusa’s history can be tracked from even before that time up to the present day, a span of some seven centuries that saw the jar move from China to Japan, where it circulated widely, and recently to the United States.
Over three decades, Henry Pearlman assembled one of the finest collections of modern art remaining in private hands. Explore the collection that has resided at the Princeton University Art Museum since 1976.