Utamaro, Hokusai, Hiroshige: the exhibition on the art of Japan is in Turin

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.

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Utagawa Hiroshige III, “Bird on a cherry branch”, woodblock print, c.1860.

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.