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Raffaello

  • Mar 2, 2013 · 2:30 PM
  • The National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo

For this meetup, we are going to see an exhibition of Raffaello, which will start at the National Museum of Western Art on March 2nd.

I don't think there is any need to explain who Raffaello is, but just in case, Raffaello Santi was a Renaissance artist, who is regarded as one of the three major masters of High Renaissance, along with Michelangelo Buonarroti and Leonard Da Vinci. In our time, the latter artists tend to stand out more, but Raffaello was considered to be the greatest artist ever lived in the West up until 19th century. His influence as a painter was enormous, and his works were ideals of Western Art.

Considering the importance of his art, it is hard to believe this, but this exhibition supposes to be the first major retrospective of his outside of Europe. This is an exhibition we can not miss. Let's enjoy beautiful and sublime works by the artist who constituted the core of Western Art.

Location: The National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo (Access Info)
Exhibition to see:
Raffaello
Meeting Time: 02:30PM (14:30)
Meeting Spot: the Park Exit of JR Ueno Station
Museum Admission Fee: ¥1,500

The official site of the exhibition

Chat session after the show
As usual, let's have a chat session at the end of the event. When we meet up before the exhibition, let's decide where we go after the show.



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  • Hiroko S.

    Thank you Mark-san.
    I was glad to hear your valuable talk.
    I would like to hear your explanation again.
    See you next time.

    March 5, 2013

  • Hiro Y.

    Tatsuya-san, and everyone. Thank you for the great gathering. People I have met in this group are all nice and friendly. Will be great to see you all soon.

    2 · March 3, 2013

  • Daniel W.

    Thanks for organizing a great event Tatsuya san! The shrine and miso place afterward were memorable too.

    1 · March 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Had a good time at the "unofficial" meetup. Thanks all for joining! Mark

    1 · March 2, 2013

    • Mikako

      Thank you Mark - I enjoyed Rafaello very much today! Will see you next time.

      March 2, 2013

    • Mariko

      Thank you for organising, Mark! I also enjoyed your explanation and the beautiful paintings of Raffaello! Thank you all also for your interesting and fun chat over tea!

      March 2, 2013

  • Yuan

    Hey, Mark, we thank you for ur great job, today. I like ur explanation,
    It is really helped a lot. I enjoyed much.
    See u next time!

    March 2, 2013

  • Kana

    Will be arriving @ 14:38...sorry for delay, please go ahead will catch up v soon!

    March 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm a bit of a Renaissance art expert - a bit! - and I'd like to organize a second Raffaello meetup for those on the waiting list. We'll meet at the Park Exit of JR Ueno Station on Sat, Mar 2, at 1:30 - an hour before Tatsuya-san's group. After the exhibition, we can go to that new cafe near the museum (I forget the name...), or the museum cafe. Hope to see you!

    1 · February 16, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Done. Thank you for the reminder. Mark

      February 27, 2013

    • heidi

      I'll join Mark. See u.

      March 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'd love to come with meetup members this time.
    But it seems to be difficult,I will come another day though.
    Enjoy everyone who are going to see this exhibition :)
    There might be so crowded first day.

    February 28, 2013

  • Asuka

    Hello hope I can get the spot!

    February 27, 2013

  • Yuan

    Hiroko san, yoroshiku ne. See you!

    February 18, 2013

  • Hiroko S.

    Hi Mark-san,
    Thank you for the second information.
    I would like to join this.
    This is my first time to join, too Yuan-san.
    See you on Sat, Mar 2, at 1:30.

    February 18, 2013

  • Hiroko S.

    I'll be joining this event for the first time,too. Attendants are limited 12, so I can't join this event?

    February 16, 2013

  • Tis

    Will be joining this group event for the first time. Do I need to purchase an advance ticket?

    February 16, 2013

    • Tatsuya

      You do not need to pick up an advance ticket, but you can do so if you prefer. Besides, please note that the number of attendants are limited to 12 for this meetup, and there are 28 people in the waiting list as of now.

      February 16, 2013

  • Yuan

    nice to know everyone.glad to join if possible.see you all...

    February 10, 2013

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