11 juillet 2019

Sur la route du Tokaido. Chefs-d’œuvre de la collection Leskowicz au Musée Guimet

Sur la route du Tokaido. Chefs-d’œuvre de la collection Leskowicz au Musée Guimet. L’acquisition récente d’un important album d’estampes du Tokaido ayant appartenu à Victor Segalen (1878-1919), poète, romancier et sinologue, est l’occasion de présenter pour la première fois au public cette route autour de laquelle s’agrègent de nombreuses estampes fameuses. Cette route de la mer de l’Est reliant Edo (l’antique Tokyo) à Kyoto était l’axe majeur du Japon de l’époque d’Edo (1603-1868). Le Tokaido suscita de ce fait une... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2018

Exhibition explores the influence of Japanese art on the work of Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890), Bridge in the Rain (after Hiroshige), 1887. oil on canvas, 73.3 cm x 53.8 cm. Courtesy Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam/Vincent van Gogh Foundation AMSTERDAM.- On 23 March 2018 the Van Gogh Museum opened 'Van Gogh & Japan', a major international exhibition about the influence of Japanese art on the work of Vincent van Gogh. With some sixty paintings and drawings by Van Gogh and a large selection of Japanese prints, the exhibition explores the extent of Van Gogh’s... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

Exhibition at Pallant House Gallery traces the history of the woodcut

Albrecht Dürer, Repose on the Flight into Egypt, c.1504, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (Hussey Bequest, Chichester District Council, 1985), © Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK. CHICHESTER.- A new exhibition at Pallant House Gallery showcases highlights from the Gallery’s acclaimed print collection to trace the history of the woodcut, from the Northern Renaissance and the Japanese tradition of ukiyo-e prints to contemporary artists working today. The exhibition includes works by artists such as Albrecht Dürer,... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Fukagawa Sakaki and Jûmantsubo, 1857. Japanese Color Woodblock Print. 14.5 x 9.5 inches. © Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Spring in Mount Atago, 1921 © Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints Kawase Hasui (1883-1957). Komagata Embankment, 1919. Japanese Color Woodblock Print. 10.5 x 15.5 inches. © Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints (Burbank, CA), Masters of the... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2016

Exhibition at the Palazzo Reale in Milan presents works by Hokusai, Hiroshige and Utamaro

Katsushika Hokusai, The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji (about 1830-1832). Woodblock color print, 25,9 x 38,5 cm - Honolulu Museum of Art. MILAN.- Men and animals, the humble witnesses of daily existence, legend and history, mundane rituals and work, landscapes of every kind, the sea, the mountains, the forest, the storms, the warm rains of solitary springtime, a lively breeze whipping around street corners, the north wind in the open countryside and the delicate visages of women. All... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2015

Natural Beauty in Japanese Art: An exhibition devoted to images of nature to open at Scholten Japanese Art

  Ohara Koson, Shoson, (1877-1945), Cawing Crow on a Snowy Bough; signed Koson with publisher's name (partially trimmed) at lower left, Hanken shoyu (copyright ownership) Nishinomiya Yosaku, and stamped on verso in English, All Rights Reserved, Y. Nishinomiya Kami Negishi, TOKYO, ca. 1930s. $4,800. Photo courtesy Scholten Japanese Art.  NEW YORK, NY.- Scholten Japanese Art presents, Kacho Fugetsu: Natural Beauty in Japanese Art, an exhibition devoted to images of... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2008

" Exquisite Visions of Japan" @ The Blanton Museum of Art

Itö Shinsui (1898 – 1972), Eyebrow Pencil. Japan, Shöwa period, 1928. Color woodblock print 28 x 40 cm. Gift of James A. Michener, 1984 AUSTIN, TX.- The Blanton Museum of Art presents Exquisite Visions of Japan, a special exhibition of Japanese woodblock prints from the James A. Michener Collection of the Honolulu Academy of Arts. The exhibition provides viewers a rare opportunity to examine the history of the medium from its inception in the 17th century through the 20th century, highlighting the techniques, processes and... [Lire la suite]