Gallery Talk: “Japanese Landscape Prints: Then & Now” Ukiyo-e Pop
Part of the Ukiyo-e & Contemporary Japonism exhibition!
Date: Thursday 16 August from 7-8pm
Dr. Monika Hinkel’s last talk for the Ukiyo-e Pop exhibition provides an insight into Japanese landscape prints from the late 19th century to the present day.
Works by Kobayashi Kiyochika, Kawase Hasui, Hiratsuka Unichi, Koizumi Kishio, Munakata Shiko and Yamaguchi Akira will illustrate the development of this dominant woodblock print genre. Popular, recurring topics like ‘Mount Fuji’ and ‘Famous Views of Tokyo’ will be explored.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7729 7977
The Ukiyo-e & Contemporary Japonism exhibition concludes on 8th September 2012.
About ICN gallery:
ICN gallery is a contemporary art gallery based in London that actively seeks to showcase and share with the UK public the most outstanding upcoming young contemporary artists from Japan and other Asian countries.
Neither seeking to imitate the West nor call for a return to pure tradition, the ICN gallery artists’ works present messages on today’s dynamically changing world of Asia. Producing works of pure creativity, they expand beyond established boundaries, incorporating ideas of art, culture and philosophy with originality and skill.