Evolving Traditions - Paintings of Wonder from Japan Exhibition Opening

Part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival

Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

The world of art and aesthetics is one that is in constant motion: eternally evolving with the introduction of modern concepts, materials, and processes, yet firmly rooted in cultural heritage and tradition. Learn about the history of the ever-evolving painting styles of Japan with this informative lecture that marks the opening of Evolving Traditions: Paintings of Wonder from Japan, an exhibition of captivating works by modern artist Yuki Ideguchi alongside rarely-seen masterpieces of traditional Japanese paintings from the Embassy collection.

In this lecture, artist Yuki Ideguchi and Director of PIGMENT Materials Lab Dr. Kei Iwaizumi will take visitors on a journey through the history of traditional paintings in Japan and the beautiful pigments and materials instrumental to their creation.

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