Shortly before his death, the Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi donated his studio and all of its contents to the French government on the condition that they reconstruct his studio as part of the Musée National d'Art Moderne.
Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891). Stacked Food Box (Jūbako) with Taro Plants and Chrysanthemums, mid-19th century. Late Edo (1615–1868)–Early Meiji (1868–1912) period. Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015 (2015.300.289a–g) | This work is exhibited in the “Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection” exhibition, on view through January 22, 2017.#AsianArt100