KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi

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Name
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Nickname
kumazawa_hiroshi
URL
https://geidai.academia.edu/HiroshiKumazawa
Affiliation
Tokyo University of the Arts
Section
The University Art Museum
Job title
Associate Professor

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
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Today
Associate Professor, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts
 
Apr 2017
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Today
Part time lecturer, Musashino Academia Musicae
 
Sep 2013
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Today
Part-time lecturer, Rikkyo University
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2017
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Music, Department of Musical Arts Managements, Musashino Academia Musicae
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2010
Assistant Professor, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts
 
Apr 2004
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Mar 2007
Assistant Professor, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts
 
Apr 1999
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Mar 2002
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Fine Art, Tokyo University of the Arts
 

Published Papers

 
”On the reception of Escher"
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
The Miracle of M.C.Escher. Prints from The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (Exh. cat. Ueno Royal Museum et al / Sankei Shimbun et al)   18-23   Jun 2018   [Invited]
The Flourishing of Watercolor Painting in the Meiji Era: With a focus on Miyake Kokki, Oshita Tojiro, Yoshida Hiroshi and others
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Modern Western Paintings of Japan (exh.cat. Museum of National Taipei University of Education)   266-267   Oct 2017   [Invited]
"Bruegel" in the Golden Age: its relationship with landscape, genre piece, and Rembrandt
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Bruegel's "The Tower of Babel" and Great 16th Century Masters   194-196   Apr 2017   [Invited]
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Japans Liebe zum Impressionismus (exh.cat. Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn)   208-215   Oct 2015   [Invited]
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Bulletin of Musashino Academia Musicae   45(2013) 19-50   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Rembrandt: The Quest for Chiaroscuro [Essays]   73-84   Mar 2012
https://www.academia.edu/40080865/Korin_rather_than_Rembrandt_Various_Aspects_of_the_Modern_Japanese_Reception_of_Rembrandt
An introduction to the exhibition "Apocalypse: from Duerer to Redon
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Apocalypse: from Durer to Redon (exh. cat. The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts)      Oct 2010
"The group of Dutch Watercolors in the Tokyo Bijutsu Gakko brought to Japan by Masao Uchida: The Point of Contact between 19thCeutnry Dutch LandscapeWatercolors and Modern Japan
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Lux Arteum. Essays commemorationg the retiremen of Professor Koichi Koshi   325-333   Mar 2010
Appendix to the exhibition "The Connoisseur's Eye": commentary on the 19th century Dutch watercolors in the Geidai Collection
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
The University Art Museum Tokyo University of the Arts Annual Report (April 2008 - March 2009)   39-41   2010

Books etc

 
”The 24th Treasured Works of Art - Charity Art Collection "Lively Animals"”
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Contributor, chapter text, catalogue entries et al.)
Corporate Cultural Exchange Committee, Hotel Okura Tokyo   Jul 2018   
The Miracle of M.C.Escher: Prints from The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Contributor, Essay, catalogue entries, chronology et at.)
The Sankei Shimbun / Fuji Television Network   Jun 2018   
https://iss.ndl.go.jp/books/R100000002-I029348287-00
Yoga: Modern Western Paintings of Japan
LIN Mun-Lee (Part:Contributor, Essay, catalogue entries, biographies of the artists, translation et al)
Museum of National Taipei Museum of Education   Oct 2017   ISBN:978-986-05-3589-1
The 23th Treasured Works of Art- Charity Art Collection: "In Praise of Great Beauties -painting figures of elegance and grace"
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Contributor, chapter text, catalogue entries et al.)
Corporate Cultural Exchange Committee, Hotel Okura Tokyo   Jul 2017   
AERA Mook: Official Guide Book of the exhibition "Collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Bruegel's "The Tower of Babel" and Great 16th Century Masters"
Asahi Newspaper Pubishing
Asahi Newspaper Publishing   Apr 2017   ISBN:9784022791504
Collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Bruegel's "The Towe of Babel" and Great 16th Century Masters (exh. cat. at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum / National Museum of Art, Osaka)
Asahi Shimbun   Apr 2017   
Atsushi Miura, Masato Satsuma, Hiroshi Kumazawa(ed.) (Part:Joint Editor)
Dec 2016   
Beate Marks-Hanssen, Bundeskunsthalle (Part:Contributor)
Prestel   Nov 2015   ISBN:3791354965
Beate Marks-Hanssen, Bundeskunsthalle (Part:Joint Work)
Prestel   Oct 2015   ISBN:3791354930
21st Treasured Works of Art Charity Art Collection: “A Feast of Beauty: From Rinpa to Seiho, Taikan, and Shoen”
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Joint Editor, Editing, writing catalogue entries etc)
Corporate Cultural Exchange Committee, Hotel Okura Tokyo   Aug 2015   
The 20th Commemorative Special Exhibition - Treasurede Works of Art - Chartiy Art Exhibition: The Pursuit of Japanese Beauty: The Seasons, Birds and Flowers, and Elegance depicted in Modern Paintings
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Editor, Editing and text writing)
Corporate Cultural Exchange Committee, Hotel Okura Tokyo   Aug 2014   
The 19th Treasured Works of Art-Charity Art Collection: Monet, Utrillo, Saeki and Great Masters of Japan and France. In the Beautiful Towns and Villages of France
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Joint Editor, editing and catalogue entries)
Corporate Cultural Exchange Committee, Hotel Okura Tokyo   Aug 2013   
Corporate Cultural Exchange Committee, Hotel Okura Tokyo (Part:Joint Editor, editing and catalogue entries)
Corporate Cultural Exchange Committee, Hotel Okura Tokyo   Aug 2012   
Asahi Shimbun Publication / Hisako Koike
Asahi Shimbun Publication   Jun 2012   ISBN:4022744502
Akira Kofuku / Hiroshi Kumazawa (Part:Joint Editor)
National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo   Mar 2012   ISBN:9784906536610
The 17th Art Collection Charity Event. Treasured Works of Art-Charity Art Collection :“Saving the Chidren of the World through Art”
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Joint Editor)
Hotel Okura Tokyo   Aug 2011   
Rembrandt: the reality of light and dark
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Kadokawa Shoten   Feb 2011   ISBN:4043944128
Apocalypse: from Duerer to Redon
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Editor)
Geidai Bijutuskann Museum Shop / Rokumonsha   Oct 2010   
Saving the Children of the World Through Art Treasu red Works of Art 15th Charity Art Collection Exhibition “Dutch Collection”
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Joint Editor, editing and catalogue entries)
Hotel Okura Tokyo   Aug 2009   
The Connoseur's Eye: The Connoseur's Eye: Master Drawings and Prints from the Amsterdams Historisch Museum
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi (Part:Editor, editing, writing 1 article and catalogue entries)
Tokyo Shimbun   Oct 2008   
Exhibition catalogue held at Tokyo University of the Arts(Tokyo) and Huis ten Bosch Museum (Nagasaki), 2008-2009:http://www.geidai.ac.jp/museum/exhibit/2008/ahm/ahm_en.htm
catalogue entries: cat.nos.10, 12, 13-14, 16-18, 20-23, 24, 25, 26-27, 30, ...

Works

 
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   Apr 2019 - Jun 2019
The 24th Treasured Works of Art- Charity Art Collection: ”Lively Animals"
Artistic Activity   Jul 2018 - Aug 2018
supervisor of the exhibition
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   Jun 2018
Academic Advice for Japanese venue of the exhibition
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   Apr 2017 - Oct 2017
Academic Assistance
The 23th Treasured Works of Art- Charity Art Collection: "In Praise of Great Beauties -painting figures of elegance and grace"
Artistic Activity   Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
The 22th Treasured Works of Art: Charity Art Collection: Longing for a Journey, Beloved Scenery - the Landscape which Marquet, Kaii and Hiroshige Depicted
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
Exhibition curating:
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The 22nd edition of the charity fund-raising event Treasured Works of Art Charity Art Collection is again hosted by the Corporate Cultural Exchange Committee, which was established by members of companies with a...
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   Oct 2015 - Feb 2016
Kuratorische Assistenz/Curatorial Assistance for the exhibition
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The Bundeskunsthalle is hosting the first European presentation of the most important Japanese collections of early Modernism. Until now, the western world has been largely ...
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   2015 - 2016
Academic Advisor
Charity Event Special 20th Anniversary Exhibit Treasured Works of Art Collection The Pursuit of Japanese Beauty –The Seasons, Birds and Flowers, and Elegance Depicted in Modern Paintings
Artistic Activity   Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
The Charity Event, Treasured Works of Art Collection is hosted by the Corporate Cultural
Exchange Committee, which was established by members of companies with an appreciation of
the value of social contribution activities, The exhibition is a cha...
The 19th Art Collection Charity Event The Great Masters of Japan and France with Monet, Utrillo and Saeki - The Beautiful Towns and Villages of France
Artistic Activity   Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
The 17th Charity Art Collection Exhibition:
Artistic Activity   2011 - 2011
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   2010 - 2010
Exhibition organizing and curating:
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Tokyo University of the Arts presents the exhibition titled "Apocalypse: from Dürer to Redon". The Apocalypse is the last book of the New Testament, written by John, as a revelation of Jesus Christ. ...
Charity event: "Saving the Children of the World through Art" The 15th Charity Art Collection Exhibition of the Golden Years of Dutch Painting: Rembrandt to Van Gogh and further to Contemporary Artists
Artistic Activity   2009 - 2009
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   Oct 2008 - 2009
Exhibition organizing and curating:
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Outline of the Exhibition

 This exhibition titled “The Connoisseur's Eye - Master Drawings and Prints from the Amsterdams Historisch Museum”, traces the development of the art of European drawings sinc...
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   2008 - 2008
Exhibition organizing and curating:
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   2007 - 2007
Exhibition organizing and curating:
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The One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, the last masterwork of the ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Hiroshige, is a series of landscape ukiyo-e prints whose subject matter is views of the city of Edo and its outs...
Hiroshi Kumazawa   Artistic Activity   2005 - 2005
Exhibition organizing and curating:
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi   Artistic Activity   2004 - 2004
Exhibition organizing and curating:
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Conference Activities & Talks

 
The problem of Japanese museum and curator
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Japanese Society for Musical Arts Management   16 Dec 2018   
Japanese art museums in crisis [Invited]
Hiroshi Kumazawa
The 11th conference: Roundtable "The Border of "our culture" and "other culture": rethinking of the definition of culture"The Border of "our culture" and "other culture": rethinking of the definition of culture"   15 Dec 2018   
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
9th Conference of Japanese Society for Musical Arts Management   18 Dec 2016   Japanese Society for Musical Arts Management
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
7th Conference of Japanese Society for Musical Arts Management   7 Dec 2014   Japanese Society for Musical Arts Management
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Codart Vijftien   20 Mar 2012   Codart
http://www.codart.nl/555/

Misc

 
What changed Van Gogh? Van Gogh's encounter with the Hague school and impressionists
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
The Window of Art   432(September) 12-17   Sep 2019   [Invited]
Geidai Collection Exhibition 2019
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Ueno   720 39-41   Apr 2019   [Invited]
Book review: Foederalistischer Praegung der Deutschen Kulturpolitik, von Kazuo Fujino / Yuki Akino / Matthias Theodor Vogt
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Journal of the japanese Society for Musical Arts Management   10 102-105   Dec 2018   [Invited]
Metsu: the artist whose work was much more expensive than Vermeer
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Vermeer meeting   32-37   Oct 2018   [Invited]
Interview by Bijutsu Techo
Bijutsu Techo online      Jul 2018   [Invited]
Experience of the world of Paradox: featuring the Escher Exhibition
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Komei Shimbun      Jun 2018   [Invited]
Escher, the printmaker, made impossible figures
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Hanga Geijutsu   (180) 111-111   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Exhibition "Miracle of M.C. Escher. Prints from Israel Museum, Jerusalem"
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Ueno   710 39-41   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Ko Seong Jun
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
National Institute for Cultural Heritage, Year Book of Japanese Art   547-548   Mar 2018   [Invited]
KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Bijutsu Techo online      Oct 2017   [Invited]

Social Contribution

 
Oiso in Art
[Lecturer]  Oiso town: Educational division  (Oiso Town Library)  13 Jul 2019 - 20 Jul 2019
Escher: infinite world
[TV or radio appearance]  NHK  "Sunday Museum" (NHK E-TV)  19 May 2019 - 19 May 2019
[Commentator, Media coverage cooperation]  Bijutsu Techo  15 May 2019 - 15 May 2019
The evaluation of Escher's works
[Lecturer]  Ehime Museum of Art  27 Apr 2019 - 27 Apr 2019
Religious aspe
[Lecturer]  Asahi Culture Shinjuku  4 Mar 2019 - 11 Mar 2019
The evaluation of Escher's works
[Lecturer]  (Fukuoka Asia Art Museum)  9 Mar 2019 - 9 Mar 2019
Rembrandt's Reality: the art, life as a citizen, and later evaluation
[Lecturer]  Waseda Extention Center  Waseda Extention Center Open Campus  8 Mar 2019 - 8 Mar 2019
!7th Century Art: Baroque and Dutch Golden Age
[Lecturer]  Kita-ku, Tokyo  15 Feb 2019 - 15 Feb 2019
The evaluation of Escher's works
[Lecturer]  Abeno Harukas Art Museum  (Abeno Harukas Art Museum)  8 Dec 2018 - 8 Dec 2018
The museum you would like to visit: vol.3; The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts
[Lecturer]  Saitama City  5 Dec 2018 - 5 Dec 2018
Vermeer-meeting: enjoy the Vermeer exhibition in the new perspective
[TV or radio appearance, Commentator]  Maruzen Yushodo  (DNP Plaza)  28 Nov 2018 - 28 Nov 2018
Secret of Johannes Vermeer
[Commentator, Media coverage cooperation]  FujiTelevision  2 Nov 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
Vermeer and the Dutch Art
[Lecturer]  Waseda Extention Center  2 Oct 2018 - 2 Oct 2018
[Commentator, Media coverage cooperation]  Bijutsu TeBij  22 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018
[TV or radio appearance, Media coverage cooperation]  BS Nippon Television  BuraBura Museum  17 Jul 2018 - 17 Jul 2018
The evaluation of Escher's works
[Lecturer]  Ueno Royal Museum  (Lecture Hall: Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum)  9 Jun 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
”From Bosch to Rembrandt: the tradition of Dutch paintings and prints"
[Lecturer]  Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum  17 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017

Research Grants & Projects

 
The Kajima Art Foundation: Support for research on art
Project Year: 2010 - 2011    Investigator(s): KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
The Pola Art Fondation: Research Grants for Art Museum Curatorial Staff Members
Project Year: 2008 - 2009    Investigator(s): KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2004 - 2005    Investigator(s): Koichi KOSHI
The Phaenomena, written by the third century B.C. Greek poet Aratos of Soli, is an astronomical poem providing an expository description of the constellations. The work was so popular during the Roman period that it was translated into Latin many ...
Rembrandt's "Decent from the Cross": research on the reproduction printmaking in the workshop
The Kao Foundation for Arts and Science: Support for research on art
Project Year: 2004 - 2005    Investigator(s): KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
The Kajima Art Foundation: Support for research on art
Project Year: 2002 - 2003    Investigator(s): KUMAZAWA, Hiroshi
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 1999 - 2001    Investigator(s): Koichi KOSHI
Result of the ResearchLare Antique / Early Christian era, preceding Early Middle Ages, is considered as the first golden age in the history of Western manuscript illumination. To understand the art of illumination of this period, two groups of man...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 1998 - 1999    Investigator(s): Hideya SASAKI
This research focuses on the St. Petirine Cycle decorating the basilica of Old St. Peter's in Vatican and on its influences on monumental paintings of the medieval Italy.Before the destructions of the Vatican's Old Basilica in favor of the new one...