Nagahisa Tomoko

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Nagahisa Tomoko
The Tokugawa Art Museum
Curatorial Section
Job title
Curator / Manager
Master of Arts(Tokyo University of the Arts)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Curator / Manager, Curatorial Division, The Tokugawa Art Museum
Apr 2015
Mar 2018
(Doubles as a Curator of Aichi prefectural Museum of Art)
Apr 2009
Mar 2018
Curator, Curatorial Section, Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum


Apr 2018
Department of Cultural Coexistence, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
Apr 2007
Mar 2009
Department of Aesthetics and Art History (History of Applied Arts), Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
Apr 2003
Mar 2007
Department of Aesthetics and Art History, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
Jun 2000
Dec 2000
Faculty of Communication Design (BFA course), Parsons School of Design, New School
Apr 1998
Mar 2000
Faculty of Communication Design (AAS course), KIDI Parsons in affiliation with Parsons School of Design

Committee Memberships

Apr 2016
Association for Glass Art Studies, Japan  Editorial

Awards & Honors

Jun 2006
The Ataka Award, Tokyo University of the Arts

Published Papers

A Study of the Greman Salt-Glazed Stoneware Water Jar in the Tokugawa Art Museum -From the viewpoint of "Oranda" ware as Daimyo Properties
Nagahisa Tomoko
Kinko Sosho -Bulletin of the Tokugawa Reimeikai Foundation   46 41-57   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
A Study on Blue-and White in Mino ware in Early Edo Period
Nagahisa Tomoko
Tosetsu   (776) 15-22   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Delft Blue-and -White longneck bottle in Kimura Teizo Collection
Nagahisa Tomoko
Bulletin of Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, vol. of Kimura Teizo Collection   (22) 75-80   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Distinctive features of Herend porcelain in Hungary
Nagahisa Tomoko
JAPPI NEWS LETTER   (213) 5-10   Feb 2017   [Invited]
Wilhelm Kåge and Japan in 1956
Nagahisa Tomoko
SADI NEWS   (39) 6-8   Dec 2016   [Invited]


Crossing Point of Swedish Design Movement and Mingei in 1950's
Nagahisa Tomoko
Me no Me   (514) 36-43   Jun 2019   [Invited]
Note : "Rasha" and " Heruhetowan"; European Textiles in the Heritage of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Nagahisa Tomoko
Aoi   (109)    Jan 2019   [Invited]
Nagahisa Tomoko (Ed.)
ELLE DECOR JAPON   (156) 94-97   Jul 2018   [Invited]
Eight Nordic Ceramic Artists in 1950's
Nagahisa Tomoko
Nagomi   38(12) 80-81   Dec 2017   [Invited]
Nordic Ceramics and Asian Ceramics in 1950's
Nagahisa Tomoko
Nagomi   38(12) 82-83   Dec 2017   [Invited]

Books etc

Sometçuqe: A Genealogy of Blue-and-White
Nagahisa Tomoko
Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum   Nov 2017   

Conference Activities & Talks

Celadon in Tokugawa family of Owari clan -from the view of Karamono
Nagahisa Tomoko
Saturday School of the Tokugawa Art Museum   2 Nov 2019   
Oranda-yaki, ceramics from the Japan-Dutch trade
Nagahisa Tomoko
Autumn Lectures in the Tokugawa Art Museum   22 Sep 2019   
“Aie-Oranda Utsushi” : Japanese Blue-and-White with Western-like Landscape Painting ―An Example of Merged “Western” Vision in Pre-modern Sinocentric Japanese Culture
Nagahisa Tomoko
ICDAD Session in ICOM KYOTO 2019   3 Sep 2019   
Ceramic Collection of the Owari Tokugawa Family [Invited]
Nagahisa Tomoko
20 Jul 2019   NPO Ceramic Culture and Arts
Chinoiserie and Japonism - An Eye for Eastern Asian Culture [Invited]
Nagahisa Tomoko
The Aoi Art Group   18 Jun 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

Imported textile collection in Daimyo family of Edo period
The Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art Studies: Fund for Research
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Nagahisa Tomoko
A Basic Research for Modern European Ceramics called "Oranda-Yaki"
The Takanashi Foundation for Historical Science: Research Grant
Project Year: Jun 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Nagahisa Tomoko
Baseline Study on French Soft-Paste Porcelain in the 17th century and 18th century : Vincennes and early Sevres wares
The Pola Art Foundation: 
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Nagahisa Tomoko
Crossing point of Swedish Modern Design and Japanese Modern Design in 1950's
The Satoh Artcraft Research & Sholarship Foundation: 
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Nagahisa Tomoko
Kaj Frank's Product Design and Japanese Mingei Movement
The Kashima Foundation for the Arts: 
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Nagahisa Tomoko

Social Contribution

Imported Textiles in Tokugawa family of Owari clan
[Lecturer]  Chubu University  Satellite College  9 Jan 2019 - 9 Jan 2019