Being the most important event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Friendship and Commerce between Japan and Italy, Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro. Japan places and faces who won the West is an exhibition that explores the history of Eastern Art through the masterpieces of the three famous ukiyo-e artists.A selection of display 200 policrome xylographies and illustrated books accompanyus in the universe of a distant culture that talks about nature, landscapes and beauty in a unique way, so different from the Western one . This inspirational art has deeply influenced the late Nineteenth-Century European movements and this contamination can be noticed in Symbolism and in Klimt’s work , up to Matisse and Picasso’s.
Once again Milan gives us the opportunity to know and dream!
“Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro. Japan places and faces who won the West”Milano, Palazzo Reale, September 2016 - January 2017
Monday: 14.30–19.30; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday: 9.30-19.30; Thursday and Saturday: 9.30-22.30