The Artist's Transformation: Recontextualizing Hasegawa Tōhaku

The Artist's Transformation: Recontextualizing Hasegawa Tōhaku

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Hasegawa Tōhaku (Nobuharu) Horses at Pasture, Momoyama period (detail). Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and color on paper. Collection of Tokyo National Museum.

Saturday, April 7, 2 PM

Closing the first rotation of historically and aesthetically significant paintings in A Giant Leap, this symposium presents an array of new vantage points and innovative perspectives on the career of Hasegawa Tōhaku. Join leading scholars, including Prof. Matthew McKelway of Columbia University; Prof. Yukio Lippit of Harvard University; Dr. Masato Matsushima of the Tokyo National Museum; and exhibition co-supervisor Dr. Masatomo Kawai of the Chiba City Museum as they illuminate cutting-edge research on Tōhaku, his reception in later generations, and the perception and role of painters in early modern Japan.

Followed by a coffee and tea reception.

Organized in conjunction with the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University.

Tickets: $20/$18 Japan Society members, seniors & students

Each ticket includes same day, complimentary admission to the exhibition, A Giant Leap: The Transformation of Hasegawa Tōhaku.

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