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Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012


"Kuroda Seiki: Scenes of Leisure"


Staff writer

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"Nap" by Seiki Kuroda (1894) TOKYO NATIONAL MUSEUM

As an apprentice of the French academic painter Raphael Collin, Seiki Kuroda (1866-1924), who studied in Paris, considered it his mission to represent Western styles of art through his work. His paintings were Impressionistic in nature and his portraits often depicted everyday scenes of recreation, such as people chatting, playing and even sleeping.

This exhibition, presents Kuroda's subjects relaxing and enjoying their spare time and other moments quietude; till April 1.

Tokyo National Museum; (03) 3823 4829; 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo; Ueno Station, JR Yamanote Line. 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ¥600. Closed Mon. There is currently no online information for this exhibition.

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