Independent reviews The Tiger in Asian Art

Tiger in a Snowstorm by Hokusai
Tiger in a Snowstorm by Hokusai

Michael Glover in the Independent reviews the excellent Asia House exhibition: The Tiger in Asian Art, http://ind.pn/eKhWGK:

What intrigues most about this wonderful exhibition – and how sad that it has no catalogue, because its story is so rich and so much worth the telling – is that the tiger seldom looks really fearsome, even when the artist seems to be doing his best to make it look as terrifying as possible. Nature has adorned it too beautifully. So some of the finest works here do little other than take the tiger and its stripes and play with them as forms of exquisite abstract patterning.

(via @asiahouseuk)

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