Opening of the exhibition "Evolution of the French landscape from the collection of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts" in Japan automatic translate
Dates: April 14 - July 8, 2018
Venue: Tokyo Municipal Museum of Art
Dates: July 21 - October 14, 2018
Venue: National Art Museum (Osaka)
The current year is declared the cross year of Russia and Japan. The Pushkin Museum. A. Pushkin prepares two large-scale exhibitions, which will be the central event of the cultural program. In Tokyo, and then in Osaka will be shown the exhibition "Evolution of the French landscape from the collection of the Pushkin Museum. Pushkin ", where the best works from the world-famous part of the museum collection will be presented - works of impressionists and post-impressionists. In Moscow in September-October 2018, with the support of PJSC "NK" Rosneft "will be shown" Exhibition of masterpieces of painting of the Edo era. "
At the exhibition "Evolution of the French landscape from the collection of the Pushkin Museum. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts at the Tokyo Municipal Art Museum and the National Art Museum (Osaka) will display 65 paintings by French masters of the 17th and 20th centuries, among them the works of Claude Lorrain, Jean-Baptiste Pater, Francois Boucher, Claude-Joseph Vernet, Hubert Robert, Camille Corot, Paul Cezanne, Gustave Courbet, Maurice Denis, Paul Gauguin, Henri Rousseau, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet and several others. Japanese audiences will be able to see authentic masterpieces, including "Breakfast on the Grass" by Claude Monet, "Jaguar Attack on a Horse" by Henri Rousseau, "Saint Victoria’s Hill" by Paul Cezanne, "The Abduction of Europe" by Claude Lorrain. The works of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters from the Pushkin Museum collection are well known all over the world and often take part in international exhibitions, however in Japan most paintings will be shown for the first time.
An inclusive program has been prepared for the exhibition: for people with hearing problems, a video guide is prepared in an international sign language, and portable tactile models allow blind and visually impaired visitors to literally feel the change in compositional principles.
In September 2018 in Moscow with the support of PJSC "NK" Rosneft "will be presented" Exhibition of masterpieces of painting of the Edo period ". The exposition will feature more than 120 works of various traditional schools and artistic trends in the Japanese art of the XVII-XIX centuries - the period of the country’s self-isolation, when the revival of traditional art took place. It is believed that it was during the Edo period that Japanese art reached its peak. Many of the works that will be presented at the exhibition have the status of the National Treasure, an especially valuable cultural object and an especially valuable art object and very rarely leave Japan.
Director of the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkina Marina Loshak:
2018 is a very special and very important year for us and for the Japanese side. In the framework of this unique cultural cooperation, we give the Japanese public a unique journey through the French landscape. In response, Moscow viewers will have a unique opportunity to see the real treasures - amazing works of the Edo era. We are very pleased that we can implement both of these exhibitions, are happy to strengthen our friendship and hope that a lot of interesting joint projects await us.
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is a museum complex possessing one of the largest art collections of foreign art in Russia, storing artifacts created by masters of different epochs - from Ancient Egypt and ancient Greece to our days. Today, the museum’s collections have about 700,000 works. The pearl of the collection is one of the most famous in the world collections of works of French impressionists and post-impressionists.
Tokyo Municipal Museum of Art
The Tokyo Municipal Art Museum was established in 1926. It arose at a turning point for Japan in the year of the end of the Taisho era (1912-1926) and the beginning of the Showa era (1926-1989). The creation of the museum was made possible thanks to the donation of entrepreneur Kataro Sato. Located on the territory of Ueno Park, the museum almost immediately became the main venue for the annual major art exhibitions that took place in the autumn, thus giving rise to the popular saying in Japan: "Autumn is time for art". For almost a century of history, the Tokyo Municipal Museum of Art has managed to present many exhibitions of Japanese masters and artists from around the world, both independent and state sponsored. The long tradition of holding joint exhibitions with other museums and institutions now continues to develop, thanks to which unique projects of the highest level are realized.
National Art Museum in Osaka
The National Art Museum in Osaka is one of the largest Japanese exhibition centers, hosting annually the most large-scale exhibitions of foreign art. The basis of his collection is the work of the second half of the XX century. Opened in 1977, the museum in 2004 moved to a new building, designed by architect Cesar Pelli. The uniqueness of this structure is that three of its four floors are entirely underground. The above-ground floor, which is a structure of metal pipes, supplies the lower tiers with light and provides air circulation. To date, the collection of the museum has more than five thousand works of art. Among them are the works of Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Cezanne, Alexander Calder, Fujita Tsuguharu (Leonara Fujita), Etsuhiro courts, Takamatsu Jiro, Max Ernst and many others.
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