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Research Report at XVIe école de printemps d’histoire de l’art

22 June 2018, 9:00-9:40
Bâtiment Max Weber, Université Paris Nanterre, France
Research Report:
Chinami Fukao (Doctoral Student, Kyoto University), “Camille Pissarro et l’anarchisme: «Acte d’image» dans La Cueillette des pommes”

Research Report at the 71st General Assembly of The Japan Art History Society

19 May 2018, 10:00-10:30
Lecture Room 1, Multidisciplinary Research Building, Kawauchi-minami Campus, Tohoku University
Research Report:
Chinami Fukao (Doctoral Student, Kyoto University), “Camille Pissarro’s Apple-Picking: Utopianism in 19th Century France”

Kyoto Art History Lecture: Bernini and the Art of Europe in the Seventeenth Century

9. February, 2018, 16:00–17:30
Venue: Lecture Room 4, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, 606-8501 Kyoto, Japan
16:00–16:45 Lecture
Prof. Sebastian Schütze (University of Vienna)
Bernini’s Drawings as Gifts: Rituals between Friendship, Courtly Politics and International Diplomacy
16:45–17:00 Coffee Break
17:00–17:30 Discussion
Contact email: Kayo Hirakawa(hirakawa.kayo.6z*kyoto-u.ac.jp)(Change *to @.)
Admission to the lecture is free, and no booking is required.
See the flyer.

Lecture at the Exhibition: Old Masters from the State Hermitage Museum

25. November, 2017, 14:00-15:30
Lecture Hall, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
Lecture:
Kayo Hirakawa (Professor, Kyoto University), “Netherlandish Baroque Painting: The Emergence of Specialists and the Golden Age of the Painting”

Research Report at Associazione di Studi Italiani del Kansai, L’incontro di luglio​​

30. July, 2017, 15:00-
Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto Univesity
Research Report:
Miki Kuramochi (PhD-Candidate, Kyoto University), “Roma 1630: Introduzione per lo studio sui quadri di storia di Nicolas Poussin e dei suoi contemporanei a Roma”

Research Report at CONTENT—FORM: International Conference of Students in Doctoral Programmes

23. March, 2017, 9:20–9:40
Catholic Theological Faculty of Charles University, Prague
Research Report:
Miki Kuramochi (PhD-Candidate, Kyoto University), “How did Nicolas Poussin represent The Apparition of the Virgin to Saint James the Great?: A Comparison with Contemporary Altarpieces in Rome”

Lecture at the exhibition: SOUKOU—Japan Way to Beauty and Preserve Cultural Heritage

11. February, 2017, 13:00-15:30
Lecture Hall, The Kyoto University Museum, Kyoto
Lecture:
Kayo Hirakawa (Associate Professor, Kyoto University), “Pre-modern European Painting and the Restoration”

Kyoto Art History Colloquium: Appreciating the Traces of an Artist’s Hand

25. September, 2016, 10:00-18:20
Venue: Conference Room, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, 606-8501 Kyoto, Japan (Faculty of Letters Main Building [8] in the campus map
Contact email: Kayo Hirakawa (hirakawa.kayo.6z*kyoto-u.ac.jp)(Change*to @.)
Admission to the colloquium is free and no booking is required.
Program
10:00 Welcome
10:10 Kayo Hirakawa (Kyoto University), “Albrecht Dürer’s The Desperate Man: Fleeting Images and the Creating Hand”
10:50 Toshiharu Nakamura (Kyoto University), “Rubens and the History of the Oil Sketch”
11:30 Nils Büttner (Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design), “Rubens’s Hands: On Copies and Their Reception”
12:10 Lunch
13:30 Michiko Fukaya (Kyoto City University of Arts), “An Examination of the Connection between Rough Brushstrokes and Vulgar Subjects in Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Painting”
14:10 Gregor J. M. Weber (Rijksmuseum Amsterdam), “34 Paintings by Rembrandt in Kassel: The Question of Authenticity in an Eighteenth-Century Collection”
14:50 Tomoko Yoshida (Kyoto Notre Dame University), “Genius, Inspiration and Hands: Pre-Romantic Image of Artists in Eighteenth-Century French Painting”
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Nicole R. Myers (Dallas Museum of Art), “Originality, Spontaneity, and Sincerity: The Rise of the Sketch in France at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century”
16:40 Mark Evans (Victoria and Albert Museum), “‘Full of vigour, & nature, fresh, original, warm from observation of nature, hasty, unpolished, untouched’: The Oil Sketches of John Constable”
17:20 Takanori Nagai (Kyoto Institute of Technology), “How Paul Cézanne Rejected the ‘fini’ Concept”
18:00 Conclusions
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Lecture at the exhibition: Sacred and Secular: Israhel van Meckenem & Early German Engraving

6. August, 2016, 14:00-15:30
Lecture Hall, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Lecture:
Kayo Hirakawa (Associate Professor, Kyoto University), “The Fascination of Early German Prints”

Research Report at The Japan Art History Society Western Division Meeting

16. July, 2016, 13:30-
Lecture Room 4, Campus Plaza, Kyoto
Research Report:
Akira Shimouchi (Doctoral Student, Kyoto University), “Egon Schiele’s Seated Male Nude (Self-Portrait): A Reconsideration of its Relationship to Secessionist Tradition”

Research Report at the International Symposium: Velazquez and the Baroque Painting

4. March, 2016, 13:00-18:00
Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University, Tokyo
Research Report:
Toshiharu Nakamura (Professor, Kyoto University), “The Court of Philip IV and Rubens: Toward an Interpretation of Las Meninas” (14:00-14:30)

Research Report at the Symposium of Japan Association for Studies of Art in German Speaking Countries: Print as a Place for Creation, Communication and Memory

5. December, 2015, 10:00-18:00
2302 Room, Building 2, Shirokane Campus, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo
Research Report:
Kayo Hirakawa (Associate Professor, Kyoto University), “Challenge for Virtuosos: German Prints and Goldsmith Works in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries” (12:05-12:30)

Lecture at the Meeting of Kyoto Society of Philosophers

3. November, 2015, 13:30-
International Assembly Room, Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Kyoto University, Kyoto
Lecture:
Kayo Hirakawa (Associate Professor, Kyoto University), “Rarity, Curiosity and Novelty: Aspects of the Diversification of Painting Forms in Northern Mannerism” (13:30-15:00)

Lecture at KUASU The 8th Next Generation Global Workshop: Demographic Challenges in the Era of Global Ageing and Migration

1. August, 2015, 11:10-11:50
Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, 606-8501 Kyoto, Japan
Lecture:
Toshiharu Nakamura (Professor, Kyoto University), “Virtues and Vices of Old People in Netherlandish Seventeenth-Century Genre Paintings”

Research Report at the Société franco-japonaise d’Art et d’Archéologie, 135e réunion: 350e anniversaire de la mort de Nicolas Poussin; la peinture religieuse et le paysage

25. July, 2015, 14:00-
Lecture Room 2, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Research Report:
Miki Kuramochi (PhD-Candidate, Kyoto University), “Le Martyre de Saint Erasme de Poussin: un défi du peintre français Poussin dans la Basilique Saint-Pierre”

Lecture at the exhibition: Louvre Museum; Genre Painting-Scenes from Daily Life

25. July, 2015, 14:00-15:30
Lecture Hall, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto
Lecture:
Kayo Hirakawa (Associate Professor, Kyoto University), “Northern Renaissance Master Quentin Massys and the Depiction of the Daily Life: Moneychanger and his Wife”

Research Report at the 10th Annual Symposium of Japanese Association for Art Studies: The Poetics of the Ordinary Life

13. June, 2015, 13:00-
Lecture Hall, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
Research Report:
Toshiharu Nakamura (Professor, Kyoto University), “Old women and men in the Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Painting”

Workshop: Historical Studies on Appreciating the Traces of an Artist’s Hand

Sunday, 21. December, 2014, 13:00-16:00
Venue: Seminar Room 3, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University (Faculty of Letters Main Building [8] in the campus map)
Research Report:
Tomoko Yoshida(Lecturer, Kyoto Notre Dame University), “On Fragonard’s Fantasy Figure and Orlando Furioso”
Takanori Nagai(Associate Professor, Kyoto Institute of Technology), “The Meaning of ‘fini’ in the Academic Paintings during the French Third Republic”
Kensuke Nedachi(Professor, Kyoto University), “The Engagement of Master Sculptors in Making Buddhist Statues: Analysis of Inscriptions on Buddhist Statues during the Retired Emperors’ Era”

Research Report at The Japan Art History Society Western Division Meeting

15. November, 2014, 13:30-
Lecture Hall, Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka
Research Report:
Chinami Fukao (Doctoral Student, Kyoto University), “The Landscape Paintings of Pissarro’s Later Years: A Case Study on ‘The Tuileries Gardens and Pavillon de Flore, Hoar-Frost'”

Kyoto Art History Colloquium: Sacred and Profane in Early Modern Art

4. October, 2014, 13:00-19:00
Venue: Conference Room, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, 606-8501 Kyoto, Japan (Faculty of Letters Main Building [8] in the campus map
Contact email: Kayo Hirakawa (kahirakawa*bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp)(Change*to @.)
Admission to the colloquium is free and no booking is required.
Program
13:00 Welcome
Chair: Toshiharu Nakamura
13:10 Kayo Hirakawa (Kyoto University), “The Man of Sorrows in the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe: A Reconsideration of Dürer’s Gold-Ground Panel Painting”
13:50 Ayumi Yasui (Kanazawa College of Art), “Where Has Paris Gone? Sebald Beham’s Fountain of Youth Reconsidered”
14:30 Andreas Tacke (Trier University), “The Winner: Lucas Cranach and the Art Market of the Reformation Period”
15:10 Coffee Break
Chair: Michiko Fukaya
15:40 Toshiharu Nakamura (Kyoto University), “Making of Frans Hals’s Painterly Style: An Examination of the Influence of Antwerp Painters”
16:20 Yoriko Kobayashi-Sato (Mejiro University), “De Hollandse Tuin and de Nederlandse Maagd: An Attempt of Interpreting Some Dutch Genre Paintings”
17:00 Break
Chair: Kayo Hirakawa
17:20 Michiko Fukaya (Kyoto City University of Arts), “Dutch Painters in Roman Churches in the Early Seventeenth Century”
18:00 Mia Mochizuki (New York University Abu Dhabi/Institute of Fine Arts, New York), “Sacred Art in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction: The Salus Populi Romani Madonna in the World”
18:40 Conclusions
See the program and the abstracts.

Research Report at the Kyoto University and National Taiwan University Symposium 2014

1. September, 2014, 15:45- (Parallel Session 1: Humanities)
Conference Room, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, 606-8501 Kyoto, Japan
Research Report:
Toshiharu Nakamura (Professor, Kyoto University), “Notes on the Interpretation of Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting”

Research Report at the Workshop: Aspekte des Erzählens in Kunst und Kunstgeschichte

11. July, 2014, 9:30-
Reinwaldhaus in Ludwigshafen-Bodman, Germany
Research Report:
Kayo Hirakawa (Associate Professor, Kyoto University), “Die Erfindung der Ölgemälde auf der Kupferplatte im sechzehnten Jahrhundert”

Research Report at the International Spring Academy in Tokyo, June 9.-13. 2014/ École Internationale de Printemps à Tokyo, du 9 au 13 juin 2014

9. June 2014, 11:00-
Lecture Room 4, Komaba Communications Plaza North Building, Komaba Campus, The Kyoto University
Research Report:
Miki Kuramochi (PhD-Candidate, Kyoto University), “La fonction des «plans» dans les peintures de Nicolas Poussin: Autour du Massacre des Innocents au Musée Condé à Chantilly”

The International Workshop for Young Researchers: Aspects of Narrative in Art History

The Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, will hold an international workshop for young researchers on 2-3 December, 2013. The aim is to examine the various aspects of narrative represented in artworks.
Venue: Conference Room, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, 606-8501 Kyoto, Japan
Contact email: Toshiharu Nakamura (tnakamu*bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp)
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Admission to the workshop is free, and no booking is required.
See the program and the abstracts.

Workshop: Historical Studies on Appreciating the Traces of an Artist’s Hand

26. October, 2013, 14:00-18:00
Seminar Room 3, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Research Report:
Toshiharu Nakamura (Professor, Kyoto University), “Introduction to the Historical Studies on Appreciation of Traces of the Artist’s Hand: Awareness to the Style and Taste for Oil Sketches”

Research Report at The Japan Art History Society Western Division Meeting

16. March, 2013, 13:00-
Lecture Hall, Nara National Museum
Research Report:
Miki Kuramochi (Doctoral Student, Kyoto University), “A Study of ‘The Triumph of David’ by Poussin at the Museo del Prado, Madrid”