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2017 Gallery Hop: Focus on Japanese Prints and Works of Art

February 27, 2017

For the second post in our 2017 Gallery Hop series, we're focusing on Japanese prints and works of art, with a 1.5-mile, 6-gallery itinerary that begins on the Upper East Side and takes you through Central Park to reach the last exhibition, in midtown. Total walking time should be about 30 minutes (though strolling through the park may take a while longer).

Start at Giuseppe Piva's exhibition at Adam Williams & Moretti Gallery, 24 East 80th Street.
Exhibition on view: Japanese Art and Antiques

Walk south on Madison Avenue to Arader Galleries, number 1016, where Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art is exhibiting (as well as several other participating dealers).
Exhibition on view: Selections of Japanese Art

Walk one block south to reach the corner of Madison Avenue and 77th Street. The Art of Japan is exhibiting in Suite 215 of The Mark Hotel.
Exhibition on view: Fine Japanese Prints and Paintings from 1750–1950
Focus: Woodblock Prints

Walk another block south on Madison Avenue. In the Carlyle Hotel, Suite 1806, you can catch additional prints exhibited by Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints.
Exhibition on view: Masters of the Genre: Fine 18th-20th c. Japanese Prints, Highlighting Early 20th c. Landscapes
Focus: Woodblock Prints

Continue walking south on Madison Avenue and make a right on 73rd Street. At Gallery Schlesinger, 24 East 73rd Street, you'll find BachmannEckenstein | JapaneseArt.
Exhibition on view: Japanese Art | Pre-modern and Beyond

Now for the main stretch of this itinerary—walk to 5th Avenue and enter Central Park at 72nd Street. Follow the map below to make your way down to the exit at 6th Avenue and 59th Street. Go down one block on 6th Avenue and make a right on 58th Street. At 145 West 58th Street, you'll find Scholten Japanese Art. (If you are worried about getting lost in the park, simply walk down 5th Avenue and make a right on 58th Street.)
Exhibition on view: Yoshitoshi
Focus: Woodblock Prints

A custom Google map of the itinerary, which you can share with others, is below: