Masumi Igarashi, Ph.D.
Masumi Igarashi is a Senior Assistant Professor at the Center for Liberal Arts and Language Education, Okayama University.
She received her Ph.D. in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. She was earlier a museum curator.
Her main interests are Japanese modern artists and their international activities.
Cultural exchanges among Indian and Japanese painters since the beginning of the 20th century
Ever since the Japanese art thinker Okakura Kakuzo’s visit to India in 1901-02, many Japanese painters have visited India. They were inspired by the rich Indian cultures in various ways. We will look at some of these fruitful experiences of Japanese painters.