Hiramatsu, the pond.
Homage to Monet.
From July 13th to October 31st 2013
Japanese art was not without influencing Claude Monet as its collection of Japanese prints attests it which one can today admire in his house with Giverny.
The exhibition Hiramatsu, the pond. Homage to Monet will show that, just like the Japanese prints were for the impressionists a way of introducing a new philosophy of space, the paintings of Monet represent a source of creative inspiration pour Hiramatsu Reiji.
Dessin de nénuphars et Jeu
© Hiramatsu Reiji. Collection particulière
This Japanese painter, born in Tokyo in 1941, visits Paris for the first time in 1994 and discovers the Nymphea with the Orangery. It is then liked to go on
traces of the French Master of which he visits the garden with Giverny.
More than twenty tables and folding screens painted according to the traditional technique of the nihonga, combining tradition and modernity, will be joined together. These works will be
associated with works of Claude Monet, and a selection of Japanese prints, Hokusai with Hiroshige.
Reflet de nuage doré
© Hiramatsu Reiji. Private Collection.
Conference "the return of the japonism to the country" on Saturday, July 20 at 15:30 by Hiramatsu Reiji, artist-painter.
Conference organized by the House of the culture of Japan and the Embassy of Japan in France.
The painter of Nihonga, Hiramatsu Reiji, will evoke the interest of the Western artists for Japanese art.