Larry Ellison -- that would be the Larry Ellison, of Oracle fame -- is getting his very own art exhibit at San Francisco's Asian Art Museum.
Well, before you jump to conclusions, it's not Ellison's own works of art. Rather, it is an show of around 80 pieces drawn from his personal art collection.
Called "In the Moment: Japanese Art from the Larry Ellison Collection," the exhibit will include works by noted artists of the Momoyama (1573—1615) and Edo (1615—1868) periods along a 13th—14th century wooden sculpture of Shotoku Taishi; six-panel folding screens dating to the 17th century by Kano Sansetsu; and 18th century paintings by acclaimed masters Maruyama Okyo and Ito Jakuchu.
"In the Moment" is being curated by Dr. Laura Allen and Melissa Rinne of the museum's Japanese art department in consultation with Ellison's curator, Dr. Emily Sano. It will open on June 28 -- just in time for the America's Cup in San Francisco -- and will run through Sept. 22.
The Asian Art says Ellison will probably not be available to discuss the exhibit.
The Ellison exhibit will follow by just a few months the Asian Art's "Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy," featuring calligraphies borrowed from the collection of another high tech luminary: Jerry Yang, the co-founder of Yahoo. It opens in early October.