"All About Ukiyoe Original Painting" Exhibition
This event has ended.
Ukiyoe flourished for more than 200 years during the Edo period, originally depicting scenes of actors and prostitutes. Artists created sketches to produce prints, but besides that, they also created original paintings of beautiful women and scenes.
This exhibition reveals the Idemitsu Museum of Arts' collection of Ukiyoe, which are all original paintings. This is the second part of the exhibition, featuring Ukiyoe masterpieces and it gives a great overview of their history as well as an opportunity to see the lively strokes and colors of the master artists.
Part 1: April 28th (Sat) - May 27th (Sun)
Part 2: May 30th (Wed) - July 1st (Sun)
The male gaze and its objectification of women may differ in specifics when it comes to comparing Eastern and Western art forms, but this issue holds a central place in the history of art regardless of the country of origin, style or medium.