Arts Society presents Japanism to Modernism: Japanese influences on Western art

The lecture will take place on Wednesday 5th June at the Casa de Cultura in the historic centre of Xàbia.

The Arts Society Marina Alta continues with its spring season of lectures with a talk exploring the opening of Japan to western trade in the 1860s, the paintings, prints and artifacts that came to Europe and the West, creating new styles and demand for all things ‘Japanese’.

Suzanne Perrin is an independent researcher and historian specialising in Japanese History, Art and Culture, and founded Japan Interlink in 1995 to promote the understanding of Japan in the UK. Suzanne

The lectures will take place on Wednesday 5th June at the Espai la Senieta in Moraira at 11.00am (doors open 10.00am) and at the Casa de Cultura in Plaça del Baix in the heart of the historic centre of Xàbia at 7.30pm (doors open 6.45pm). Both lectures are priced at 15 euros for guests but are free for members of The Arts Society and seats can be booked in advance by contacting the Arts Society by email at or online here.

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