The Implementation Committee for New Concept “Ueno, a Global Capital of Culture” and Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) will hold a talk event in cooperation with the Tokyo National Museum which, along with the National Museum of Western Art (NMWA), houses the Matsukata Collection. The talk event has been organized to coincide with NMWA’s 60th anniversary exhibition “THE MATSUKATA COLLECTION: A One-Hundred-Year Odyssey,” which runs from Tuesday, June 11 through Monday (public holiday), September 23, 2019.
As well as introducing Kojiro Matsukata and his collection, the talk will focus on the Matsukata Collection to explain points to look for in the appreciation of Western art and Japanese art (specifically ukiyo-e woodblock prints).
Akiko Mabuchi (Director of the National Museum of Western Art, President/Director of the Society for the Study of Japonisme)
Hiroyoshi Tazawa (Director, Curatorial Research Department, Tokyo National Museum
Moderator: Megumi Jingaoka (Senior Researcher, National Museum of Western Art)
*Numbered tickets will be distributed from one hour before the event opening.
Free (with a ticket for the Matsukata Collection exhibition)
*The program is subject to change.
Implementation Committee for New Concept “Ueno, a Global Capital of Culture”