Girl with Parasol

Girl with parasol, © Museo Delle Culture i Lugano, Schweiz

Denmark's National Museum in Copenhagen opens its doors for a special exhibition called Girl with Parasol.

Photographs of geisha, samurai and cherry blossoms – the dream image of a timeless Japan created as industrialisation steamed ahead and modern cities shot up in Japan and Europe.

In the late 1800s a new industry emerged in Japanese cities, producing photos of people, culture and landscapes for foreign visitors. Black and white photos of girls and parasols, taken in studios with a Mount Fuji backdrop, were hand-coloured with brushes and sold in albums.

Girl with Parasol zooms in on these dream images and the meeting between photographic technology and visual creativity

 

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16/11/2013 - 30/04/2014 KøbenhavnTuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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