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Japan’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia opens a Japanese art exhibition in Riyadh

Fumio Iwai the Japanese Ambassador to the Kingdom, inaugurated a Japanese art exhibition entitled “Diversification and Independence Prints of Contemporary Japanese Painters.”




The inauguration took place at the Pure Art Foundation in Riyadh, in the presence of Princess Adwaa bint Abdul Rahman, founder of the “Pure Art Foundation”.




In a speech on this occasion, the Japanese ambassador expressed his hope that the exhibition would help Saudis better appreciate Japanese culture. A move like this would strengthen the already cordial relationship between the two countries.




“I want you to enjoy another aspect of Japanese culture by looking at the artworks of contemporary Japanese painters,” Iwai said.




The exhibition presents scattered works by contemporary Japanese artists who explored a wide range of possibilities through prints published in the 1970s.




It also sheds light on how Japanese artists express contemporary art using print media.




It is noteworthy that the exhibition, which is organized by the Pure Art Foundation, in cooperation with the Japan Foundation, will be open to the public until January 7, 2023.

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