Utamaro and His Five Women
- Sunday, November 2, 2014 3:00 p.m.
Art and a MovieThis classic Japanese biopic is based on the life of the 18th-century Udo artist Kitagawa Utamaro (ca. 1753–1806). It tells the story of the artist and the women around him, but goes beyond historical biography to explore issues of humanity, beauty, and freedom. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Gallery TalkUtamaro in Focus
Nov. 2 - Sunday - 2:00–2:30 p.m.
Gallery of the Art of Asia and the Ancient Western World, second floor. Judy Stubbs, IU Art Museum’s Pamela Buell Curator Asian Art, will present a talk on Utamaro’s woodblock prints depicting beautiful women.
These programs are presented in partnership with the IU Art Museum and the IU Cinema and are sponsored by Marsha R. Bradford and Harold A. Dumes. The talks and films are free and open to the public.