Starts 6.30 pm
The Tôkyô-born artist HIRAMATSU Reiji is renowned and admired throughout the world for his colorful pictures in the Nihonga style.
In his presentation HIRAMATSU will speak about his own works and the factors that influenced him, as well as the uniqueness of ‘Japonism’. He will outline in his talk the materials used in Japanese Nihonga paintings, such as mineral colors, leaf gold and water paints, as well as provide an overview of painting tools and techniques. In this way the master will give the audience a rare insight into his studio.
The presentation will be held within the framework of the exhibition ‘Hiramatsu Reiji: Water Lily Paintings – Hommage à Monet’, which will be held from 11 June 2014 to the end of August 2014 in the Museum for Asian Art in Berlin.
The lecture will be in Japanese with simultaneous translation into German.
Please register with (030) 839 07 123 or by E-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.