Wed, 22 Feb|
Southampton City Art Gallery
Realism and the Stirrings of Modernism in 19th Century Japanese Prints
Join Alex Faulkner, Director of the Toshidama Gallery, for February's illustrated talk. Admission: £4.00 FoSMAG member / £6.00 non-member.
Time & Location
22 Feb 2023, 10:30 – 11:30 GMT
Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Commercial Rd, Southampton SO14 7LY, UK
About the event
This talk looks at how the art of Japan developed in the nineteenth century and how its influence spread into painting and the arts and the works of artists such as van Gogh and others.
Alex Faulkner is Director of the Toshidama Gallery, Upton Noble, Somerset, which specialises in Japanese woodblock prints of the nineteenth century. Alex studied fine art at the Bath Academy of Art and was a consultant in the restoration of painted interiors in historic buildings, including The Queen’s Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace. As an artist, he has work in private collections and the print archive at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Image: Detail from Sudden Shower Over Ōhashi Bridge and Atake (1856), by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858).
- The talk will be held in the Lecture Theatre at Southampton City Art Gallery.
- Please let us know you're coming by clicking the Register button on this page.
- Admission fees are £4.00 (individual FoSMAG member) and £6.00 (individual non-member).
- Please be ready to pay in cash at the door. Unfortunately we're unable to accept card payments.