Ukiyo-e talk tonight and special Saturday opening

Go down

Ukiyo-e talk tonight and special Saturday opening

Post  JF on Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:10 pm

Ukiyo-e Talk by Carol Dorman of Stuart Jackson Gallery

Paper Wishes: Symbolic Hopes and Desires in Japanese Woodblock Prints

Wednesday, February 16, 6:30 pm (TONIGHT)
The Japan Foundation , Toronto

131 Bloor St. W. (2nd Floor of the Colonnade Bldg.)

Seats are still available for tonight’s talk! Curator Carol Dorman will discuss themes from the current exhibition, including Jo & Uba, The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, and, of course, turtles and cranes. She will also introduce other images that would have had symbolic meaning for Edo period print collectors, such as Shoki the destroyer of Demons, the zodiac and other birds and animals linked to special meanings.

Reservations required: or (416) 966-1600 x104

Special Saturday Opening:
The Library and Gallery will be open
at the Japan Foundation , Toronto
Saturday, February 19 from noon to 5 pm

The current exhibition, Live Long and Prosper: Images of Longevity in Japanese Ukiyo-e, features all original traditional Japanese Woodblock Prints from the 18th and 19th century depicting symbols of longevity, from the Stuart Jackson Gallery, Toronto .


Posts : 389
Join date : 2009-03-10

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Back to top

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum