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Lectures/Symposium

Lectures and symposiums on the exhibition by our curators or authorities from home and abroad are held for free.

Past Programs

Hokusai and Japonisme

Lectures

Saturday 21 October 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Johannes Wieninger (Curator, MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art)
*Lecture presented in English, simultaneous translation in Japanese.
“Western Taste - Why the Europeans love Hokusai”
Monday 3 November 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Yuko Imai (Associate Professor, University of Fukui) *Japanese only
“Hokusai and Ceramics in Japonisme: Different Techniques to Create Colorful Motifs”
Saturday 2 December 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Akiko Mabuchi (Director, National Museum of Western Art and exhibition director) *Japanese only
“How Did Hokusai Stimulate the West?”

To apply for a lecture ticket

Venue:
Auditorium, B2 floor, Special Exhibition Wing
Audience:
Each lecture limited to 130 visitors, on a first-come, first-in basis. Lectures are free but a lecture ticket and a special exhibition ticket (ticket stubs are acceptable) is required.
Pick up lecture tickets (one per person) at the Information Desk, starting at 12:00 noon on the day of the event.
The Auditorium will open 30 minutes prior to the start time and visitors will be admitted in lecture ticket number order.
NB:
Title and content of lecture may change without notice.

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Arcimboldo: Nature into Art

Additional lecture

Friday 4 August 2017 14:00-15:30
Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann (Professor, Princeton University)
*Lecture presented in English, simultaneous translation in Japanese
“Giuseppe Arcimboldo: Metamorphoses of Nature”

* Organized by: The National Museum of Western Art, Linking Cloth-Clothing Globally, Global History Collaborative

To apply for a lecture ticket

Venue:
Auditorium, B2 floor, Special Exhibition Wing
Audience:
Each lecture limited to 130 visitors, on a first-come, first-in basis. Lectures are free but a lecture ticket and a special exhibition ticket (ticket stubs are acceptable) is required.
Pick up lecture tickets (one per person) at the Information Desk, starting at 12:00 noon on the day of the event.
The Auditorium will open 30 minutes prior to the start time and visitors will be admitted in lecture ticket number order.
NB:
Title and content of lecture may change without notice.

Lectures

Tuesday 20 June 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Silvia Ferino-Pagden (Art Historian, Former Head of Gemäldegalerie, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien)
*Lecture presented in German, simultaneous translation in Japanese.
“Arcimboldo: Betwixt Mimesis and Fantasia”
Saturday 1 July 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Chiyori Mizuno (Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University) *Japanese only
“Arcimboldo and Northern Italian Art”
Saturday 29 July 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Koji Kuwakino (Associate Professor, Osaka University) *Japanese only
“Wondrous Art in a Wondrous Age: Mannerist Arts and the Depiction of Nature”
Saturday 26 August 2017 14:00 – 15:30
Mikinosuke Tanabe (Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts) *Japanese only
“The Hapsburg Family and Arcimboldo”

To apply for a lecture ticket

Venue:
Auditorium, B2 floor, Special Exhibition Wing
Audience:
Each lecture limited to 130 visitors, on a first-come, first-in basis. Lectures are free but a lecture ticket and a special exhibition ticket (ticket stubs are acceptable) is required.
Pick up lecture tickets (one per person) at the Information Desk, starting at 12:00 noon on the day of the event.
The Auditorium will open 30 minutes prior to the start time and visitors will be admitted in lecture ticket number order.
NB:
Title and content of lecture may change without notice.

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