The exhibition entitled Dance in Japanese Modern Art reexamines the relationship between art and dance in Japan from the turn of the 20th century to the prewar period, with special attention to the careers of the dancers Baku Ishii and Michio Ito. It presents 253 items in all, including oil paintings, watercolours, drawings, graphics, photographs, and historical documents. The present catalouge includes artist biographies and a chronology of art events from 1902-19461902-1946. Please note that English summaries of the essays are also provided.

Access level

Onsite

Location code EX.JAP.DJM
Language

English, 

Japanese

Publication/Creation date

2003

No of pages

237

ISBN / ISSN

Nil

No of copies

1

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
Dance and Art in the Early Twentieth Century in Japan: Focusing on Baku Ishii

- Rieko KIMURA

Modern Gestures Set to Music: Meiji Era in Dance

- Hiroshi MORI, 森弘志

Elan Vital and Rhythm: The Ballets Russes in Japan in 1913

- Shinichi NUMABE, 沼辺信一

Freedom of the Changing Body: The Dance of Tomoyoshi Murayama

- Tsutomu MIZUSAWA, 水沢勉

Dawn of the Expressionist Stage: Kazo Saito's Dance Drama Destination of Passion and the Eye of Dr. Calighari

- Kenichi NAGATA, 長田謙一

Tamijuro Kume and Culture of Body

- Toshiharu OMUKA, 五十殿利治

Koscak Yamada and Michio Ito in the 1910's - Music, Dance, Art, Theatre

- Midori TAKEISHI

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