Curator Talk & Exhibition Preview | Seven Masters: 20th-Century Japanese Woodblock Prints

Exhibition preview 5 pm | Lecture 7 pm | FREE | Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium & GalleriesAndreas Marks, head of the Japanese and Korean art department at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, will discuss the artists and stories behind shin hanga, “the new print.” This art movement developed in the first half of the twentieth century in an effort to revive the great Japanese tradition of woodblock prints (known as ukiyo-e) and simultaneously capture the dynamic, modern life of Japan. Exhibition galleries open for a public preview at 5 pm. The lecture, “Changed Times: Sources & Methods behind 20th-Century Japanese Woodblock Prints,” begins at 7 pm in the UMFA’s Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium.Support provided by the Asia Center at the University of Utah.IMAGE CREDIT: NATORI SHUNSEN, THE ACTOR ICHIKAWA SADANJI II AS NARUKAMI (FROM THE SERIES CREATIVE PRINTS: COLLECTED PORTRAITS BY SHUNSEN), 1926, WOODBLOCK PRINT, INK AND COLOR ON PAPER WITH MICA AND EMBOSSING. PUBLISHED BY WATANABE SHŌZABURŌ. MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART, GIFT OF ELLEN AND FRED WELLS, X2004.2.11. PHOTO: MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART.

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  • Presented By: Utah Museum of Fine Arts
  • Dates: February 5, 2020
  • Location: University of Utah
  • Address: Marcia and John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 11:59 PM
  • Categories: Art, Free, Museums, Discounts & Free, Special Events, Student Discounts, Gallery Events, Temporary Art Installations

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