Samurai! Exhibit at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

I had quite the art-filled weekend, visiting the Boston ICA for a Barry McGee exhibit as well as the MFA for a Sebastiao Salgado lecture (more on this later).  So much good stuff!

Luckily we got to the MFA a bit early before the lecture which gave some time to take a look at the recently added Samurai exhibit and holy lord it was a-maz-ing.  All the articles are on loan from the collection of Ann and Graham Gund and every piece is simply stunning.  This is a section of a helmet.

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It blows my mind that things made as far back as 1400 were so intricate and beautiful, but also functional.  

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It is hard to describe in words just how amazing this exhibit was to me.  So many awesome articles of history from so long ago.  I can't recommend it enough.  If you are in the Boston area anytime now through August 4th when the exhibit ends I highly recommend you take a look.  Do yourself a favor and get some culture in ya!

More info on the MFA website.