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Cost: $10 (VMFA members $8)

The Japanese Landscape Through Prints: A Forum

with Dr. Ken Brown, Dr. Christine Guth, and Dr. Noriko Kuwahara

Sat, Mar 28, 10 am – 3 pm

Leslie Cheek Theater

International speakers discuss the vibrancy and history of the Japanese landscape through prints, including the legacy of Kawase Hasui.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Ken Brown, Professor of Asian Art History at California State University, Long Beach and Guest Curator of Water & Shadow: Kawase Hasui and Japanese Landscape Prints and author of studies of Hasui, the Shin-hanga movement and Japanese Art Deco
  • Dr. Christine Guth, Senior Tutor History of Design, Royal College of Art, London
  • Dr. Noriko Kuwahara, Associate Professor at Seitoku University, Chiba, Japan

Image: Kami(no) Bridge, Fukagawa, from the series “Twelve Subjects of Tokyo,” summer 1920, Kawase Hasui, woodblock print, ink and color on paper. Rene and Carolyn Balcer Collection

Sponsored by

  • Carolyn Hsu-Balcer and René Balcer
  • E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation
  • Christie’s
  • The Japan Foundation
  • John and Julia Curtis
  • Charles and Ann Reed