The Japanese Art of Calligraphy and Painting
with Indian Ink
The exhibition housed in the foyer of the Hermitage Theatre features
nearly 20 calligraphy works and Indian ink paintings brought from Japan.
The exhibition show was accompanied with a short commentary about the
history and peculiarities of these kinds of art. The screen reproduced
the process of creating works of art in all the details. Microphones and
amplifiers enabled the public to hear how Indian ink is ground in an ink-pot
and how the master drives with a brush on the paper. The visitors of the
exhibition also had a chance to see the necessary materials and tools.
Sudzuki Fujo (b.1943) a master of Indian ink painting, an architect of
the first class, is the leader of the “Scientific-research Centre
of Indian Ink Painting of Fujo” and teaches the basics of Indian
ink technique in the NHK school. She had seven personal exhibitions, participates
in numerous exhibitions of calligraphy and Indian ink painting with other
artists. Many times the artists was awarded with prizes of the Japanese
Association of Fine Arts and different exhibitions of Indian ink painting.
Indaka Kadzuko(b.1937) is a calligrapher and teacher of calligraphy,
a member of the All-Japanese Association of Calligraphers, a member of
the Organising Committee of Calligraphy Exhibitions Mainiti, a deputy
director of the Association of the Teachers of Calligraphy, the President
of the Society of the History of Arts of Iticharasi, the Vice-president
of the Society of Cultural Exchange between Japan and China.
Participants of the exhibition show