Bakersfield Museum of Art Announces LETHAL BEAUTY: Samurai Weapons and Armor

The Bakersfield Museum of Art presents LETHAL BEAUTY: Samurai Weapons and Armor on view September 15 – November 20, 2011.

The striking duality of deadly weaponry forged with artistic beauty is on full display in Lethal Beauty. With approximately 65 works by more than 30 master craftsmen from the 13th to 20th centuries, the exhibition features full suits of armor, helmets, warrior hats, face masks, long and short swords, daggers, rifles, and more.The exhibition is curated by Dr. Andreas Marks, the director and chief curator of the Clark Center for Japanese Art.

Presented by: Cheveron

Patron: Jim Burke Lincoln, San Joaquin Community Hospital

Sponsored by: Napier and Bart Hill, Harley and Cindy Pinson

Bakersfield Museum of Art
1930 R Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone 661.323.7219
Fax 661.323.7266
www.bmoa.org

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