utaamaro, Hokusai, Hiroshige. Geishas, Samurai and the civilization of pleasure tells in over 300 works, some never exhibited in Italy, the years between the 1600s and the mid-1800s in the land of the rising sun.
The so-called Edo periodhistorical artistic moment full of charm which sees the birth of the famous “images of the floating world” (ukiyo-e) of which the main exponents are the three artists of the title.
On display typical Japanese subjects: nature, kabuki theatre, the female universe, warriors, heroes and masterpieces of erotic art.
In addition to the prints, they are exhibited precious samurai armor, kimonos, theatrical masksrare printing matrices, precious female ornaments, stone sculptures and banners.
INFO: Turin, Palazzo della Società Promotrice delle Belle Arti, viale Diego Balsamo Crivelli 11, until 25 June.
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