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Art & Power: From Pharaohs to Daimyōs

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Art & Power: From Pharaohs to Daimyōs

Apr 16 at 9:30 am - Jul 5 at 5:30 pm

¥600
Art and Power: from Pharaohs to Daimyos

Art has always been used as means to display and maintain power. Portraits of powerful figures was sought to reinforce authority of the depicted, and was also commonly used as valuable gifts. Paintings by famous artists also played a significant role in diplomatic affairs. 

The art collections of influential people eventually became the foundations of today’s well-known museums. Art & Power: From Pharaohs to Daimyōs will feature some 60 artworks from EgyptIndia, China, Japan and European countries. Through these, it will examine the original function of the artworks as well as the retrospective analysis of the historical art’s relationship with power.

 

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Start:
Apr 16 at 9:30 am
End:
Jul 5 at 5:30 pm
Cost:
¥600
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Venue

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
8-36 Ueno-Koen
Taito, Tokyo 110-0007 Japan
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Phone:
03-3823-6921
Website:
www.tobikan.jp

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