Utagawa Hiroshige: The Moon Reflected

Utagawa Hiroshige: The Moon Reflected

Tour dates: 28 November 2007 – 26 April 2008
Tour ended

Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham and the artist Julian Opie choosing prints at the British Museum for The Moon Reflected. Later Woodblock Prints by Utagawa Hirsohige

Later woodblock prints from the British Museum, curated by Julian Opie with the assistance of Timothy Clark

This exhibition demonstrates the relevance of historical work to current artistic practice. 

It features three series, including One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (1856-58), as well as a number of the artist’s sketchbooks and the famous Snow, Moon and Flowers triptychs.

See where the tour went on the map below.

 

Image: Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham and the artist Julian Opie choosing prints at the British Museum for The Moon Reflected. Later Woodblock Prints by Utagawa Hirsohige