Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Erotic Art of Ancient Japan Exhibited in Moscow
24.06.2014 13:47
Erotic Art of Ancient Japan Exhibited in Moscow

The exhibition Shunga. Erotic Art of Ancient Japan runs in the Vetoshny Gallery in Moscow.

      The visitors will see erotic sculptures, engravings, frank portraits of courtesans, painted kimonos, and manuals on intimate life, the so-called “rolls of brides”. The entrance to the exhibition hall is strictly age limited.

      Erotic art was a real taboo for centuries in Japan. Nevertheless, despite the strictest ban, pictures on this subject were created by lots of great Japanese artists, including the legendary Katsushika Hokusai.  

      Shunga inspired Picasso and Toulouse-Lautrec and had a great influence on modern art of Japan. Presently numerous manga and anime trends resort to subjects and stylistics of the ancient engravings.

      The exhibition runs till August 31.


Sources: http://ishunga.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Historical Exhibitions Exhibitions in Moscow Installations Sculpture  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

International Festival "World Drums" Kicks off in Sochi
06.02.2017
Christmas Fair in Red Square
05.01.2017
Katusha TV Channel to Introduce Russian Culture to Chinese People
05.07.2017
Exhibition for Marc Chagalls 130th Anniversary Runs in Perm
24.07.2017
Cosplay and Comics Festival Kicks off in Yekaterinburg
06.11.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Republic of Altai  Pskov  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Ecological Projects  fluorescent proteins  free admission to museums  Design  Barnaul  Vladislav Starevich  Novgorod Region  Sofia Dymshiz-Tolstaya  Mikhail Khodorkovsky  Yakutia  Mirax  Dan Petrescu  Lomonosov  Moscow  Arctic  Archeology  Exhibitions in Moscow  Photo Exhibitions  Pioneers  Rzhev  Tram  Russian fashion designer  Russian tourism  Russian Cinema  Russian Literature  Concerts in Moscow  Yemelyan Pugachyov  extreme sports  Zinaida Serebriakova  human rights  Russian history  Russian schools  Penza  Moscow City Museum Association  Irkutsk Region  Russian International  Heroism   Painting  Russian Economic School  events in Russia  Gostiny dvor  Veliky Novgorod  Alexander Pushkin  Russian business  Russian theatres  Finds  Mstislav Rostropovich 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites