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Kuniyoshi, master of ukiyoe

Hosted by the Consul of the Milan Japanese Culture Group
Nationalities & Languages
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 08 Oct 15:00 - 17:30

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Come and see the first monographic exhibition in Italy dedicated to
Utagawa Kuniyoshi ( Protected content ), one of the great protagonists of the ukiyoe, kind of Japanese art print on paper, imprinted with wood matrices, that has so much influenced the culture of manga, tattoos and contemporary pop culture.
The exhibition wants to show the production of Kuniyoshi in its entirety, highlighting the amazing technical capacity and inventive capability of this visionary master through a selection of Protected content silographs all from Japan. It is divided into 5 thematic sections: "Beauties", "Landscapes", "Heroes and Warriors", "Animals and Parodies" and "Cats".
His images are imaginative, baroque, full of colors and with impressive characters and roaring actions that occupy the entire surface illustrated.