Core Kyoto mini An Artistic Lineage: Nurturing a Painting Tradition

Core Kyoto

5m 00s
Broadcast on August 19, 2021 Available until March 31, 2026

Kyoto City University of Arts, founded around 140 years ago, has produced leading painters in the art world. Its educational policy emphasizes Shasei - painting from life through intensive observation to glean a subject's true essence. It continues a practice advocated by 18th-century Kyoto artist, Maruyama Okyo. Discover the ethos underlying Kyoto art through the eyes of contemporary students of Nihonga Japanese-style painting.

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