Japan’s first time! International joint project with Van Gogh Museum
~August 2017 to Jan 2018, circulate 3 venues in Hokkaido, Tokyo, Kyoto ~.
Japan’s first joint project with the Van Gogh Museum in the Netherlands “Dream of Japan going around the Van Gogh Exhibition” will be held.
Approximately 40 van Gogh works selected carefully and about 50 items such as ukiyoe are displayed. About 240 people of modern Japanese intellectuals, “Homepage” recorded in the world for the first time that the visit to the village of Van Gogh was visited!
Van Gogh was influenced greatly by Japanese art including Ukiyoe and drew various works throughout his life.
This exhibition has been undertaken jointly by supervisors / curators of the Netherlands and Japan through the preparation period of six years since the launch of the project. After the exhibition of the Japanese exhibition, the exhibition will be held at Van Gogh Museum.
Van Gogh, who dreamed of Japan, and the Japanese who longed for Van Gogh. Please expect from this exhibition that follows the trajectory of the intersecting dream.
Van Gogh met a large amount of Ukiyo-e prints at a Paris art dealer, was fascinated by its vivid colors and high quality, and was greatly influenced to draw in the background of the portrait.
In the first part, Japanese vintage to van Gogh work from various angles, such as the reproduction of Ukiyo-e painted by Van Gogh, the expression style of composition and color, the work reflecting the image of Japan that he dreamed of as a utopia, We will undo the influence. Through about 40 van Gogh works including 4 first-ever published works including “Tarasukon’s Riding Carriage” and “Snowscape” carefully selected from domestic and foreign collections, how Van Gogh was influenced from Japan, In addition to verifying whether it was projected on the work, we will exhibit about 50 Japanese artworks including ukiyo-e that triggered attraction in Japan.
Van Gogh left the world in 1890. Physician Paul Ferdinand Gashe and his family, who took care of the last of Van Gogh, cherished many of the remaining works of Van Gogh.
After death of Van Gogh, Japanese novelists, scholars, and artists who had a strong longing for the deceased’s life and works visited the Gachet family in the village of Ouvere where the end of Van Gogh, “Yomeiroku” Leaving the name in, 240 Japanese visited the locus of the deceased.
In the second part, in addition to publishing three “Yomeiroku” in the collection of the Gimme Oriental Museum of French in the world for the first time in the world, there are also about 90 points abundant in the actual philosophy of the pilgrimage of Ouver since the intellectuals of modern Japan It follows from material.
Masterpieces of Japanese modern painting painted by pilgrims, Western painter · Yuzo Saeki’s “Church of Ouvere”, Kanji Maeda’s “Grave’s tomb”, materials at the time such as photographs and letters, Japanese painter Kansetsu Hashimoto We also publish valuable images taken during the visit to the Gachet family.