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FROM THE KUNSTHISTORISHES MUSEUM WIEN European Still Life Painting

April 11.2009 (Saturday) - June 14 (Sunday)

※ Closed on May 11 (Monday)

Hours :
April 11 - May 31 9:30 - 17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
June 1 - June 14 9:00 - 18:00 (Admission until 17:30)

HANDBILL
Handbill (PDF/1.32MB)

The Kunsthistorishes Museum Wien is world-renowned museum formed from the collections of the Habsburg family, one of Europe’s major aristocratic dynasties.
The exhibition presents a select gathering of 75 works from he museum’s collections on the theme of “secrets of still life paintings”, exploring the development of still life painting throughout Europe and the deep meanings concealed in each individual work.
75 works including the works of Peter Paul Rubens , Jan Brueghel the Elder, etc.. Among them, Diego Velázquez ’s Infanta Margarita Teresa in a Pink Dress is exhibited for the first time in Japan.


Exhibit Outline

  • Chapter 1  Still life Paintings of the Marketplace, Kitchen and Vanitas:The History of Still life Paintings
  • Chapter 2  Still Lifes Featuring Game, Fruit, Luxury Items and Flowers:Myriad Still Life Types
  • Chapter 3 Religion, the Four Seasons, Natural Elements and Still Lifes
  • Chapter 4 Genre Scenes, Portraiture and the Still Life: Still Lifes as Attributes

All photographs © Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Gemäldegalerie, Vienna
image1
Diego Rodoríguez de Silva y Velázquez "Infanta Margarita Teresa a Pink Dress" c.1653-54 | oil on canvas
image2
Jan Brueghel the Elder "Flowers in a Blue Vase" c.1608 | oil on oak panel
image3
Cornelis de Heem "Brreakfast Still Life" c.1660-69 | oil on oak panel

 


Outline

1 Exhibit name FROM THE KUNSTHISTORISHES MUSEUM WIEN European Still Life Painting
2 Dates April 11.2009 (Saturday) - June 14 (Sunday)
Please note that the museum will be closed on May 11
3 Hours April 11 - May 31 9:30 - 17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
June 1 - June 14 9:00 - 18:00 (Admission until 17:30)
4 Location Aomori Museum of Art Special Exhibit Gallery
5 Orgnizers The Kunsthistorishes Museum Wien Exhibit Committee(Aomori Museum of Art, The To-o Nippo Press Co.,Ltd, Aomori Broadcasting Corporation)
6 Supports Austrian Embassy, Aomori Prefectural Board of Education
7 Sponsors Nissha Printing Co.,Ltd
8 Special Cooperation Austrian Airlines
Lufthansa Cargo AG

Admission

European Still Life Painting Exhibit
  • General / 1,200 Yen (1,000 Yen)
  • University & High School Students / 800 Yen (700 Yen)
  • Junior High and Elementary School Students / 300 Yen (200 Yen)
European Still Life Painting Exhibit+Permanent Collection
  • General / 1,500 Yen (1,200 Yen)
  • University & High School Students / 900 Yen (800 Yen)
  • Junior High and Elementary School Students / 350 Yen (250 Yen)

※( ) Prices in parenthesis are for groups of over 20 people.

※People with disability requiring another person for assistance may enter as one person upon display of necessary documentation.


Aomori Museum of Art

Address 185 Chikano, Yasuta, Aomori,
Aomori, 038-0021, Japan
TEL 017-783-3000
E-mail bijutsukan@pref.aomori.lg.jp
Access (JR) 20 minutes by car from JR Aomori Station
(Aomori Municipal bus.) 20 min. by bus bound for "MENKYO-CENTER" from JR Aomori Station.The Bus Stop "Kenritsu-bijutsukan-mae"
(Airport) 20 minutes by car from the Aomori Airport.
(Highway) 5 minutes by car from the Tohoku Expressway Aomori Interchange