ITAKURA Masaaki,

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Research Theme : Song Literati Painting


ITAKURA Masaaki has been Associate Professor
at the Institute since 1999. The area of his research is
the history of East Asian painting, focusing primarily
on Chinese painting. He received his B.A. from the Faculty
of Letters of the University of Tokyo in 1988 and his M.A.
from the Department of Art History of the same university
in 1991. His interests include the comparison and investigation
of how visual images in the East Asian cultural sphere
were shared or differentiated, and the exploration of how
visual images were created, transmitted, and received.
In the study of individual paintings, he focuses especially
on works by artists of the Southern Song Imperial Painting
Academy.
Among his major publications are "The Historical
Significance of Qiao Zhongchang's Handscroll Illustration
to the Second Prose Poem on the Red Cliff in the Collection
of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art", Kokka 1270
(August 2001): 9-22, "The Historical Position of Ma Yuan's
Elegant Gathering in the Western Garden (The Nelson-Atkins
Museum of Art): Concerning the Pictorialization of This
Theme as Fiction", Studies in Art History 16 (December
1999): 49-78, Yuan Dynasty Painting , exhibition
catalogue (Nara: Museum Yamato Bunkakan, 1998, 173 pp.), Ming
Dynasty Painting , Palace Museum vol.4 (Tokyo: NHK,
1998, 91pp.), and "The Representation of Evening and Nighttime
Scenery in Tang and Song Dynasty Painting: Concerning Its
Relation to Media", Bijutsushi (Journal of the Japan
Art History Society) 134 (March 1993): 133-148.
The Memoirs of Institute of Oriental Culture
and The Monograph Series of the Institute of Oriental Culture
are abbreviated in this section as MIOC and MSIOC.

Biography

Teaching

Research Achivements

    Books

  • Jiejin, Chen and Xu Junxian. Kokuritsu Kokyu Hakubutsu-in gaido bukku:Guide Book of National Palace Museum. Translated by Masaaki Itakura. Taipei: National Palace Museum, 2003. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. To-so shukyo zusatsu:A study of the Painting album "The Tang Monk fetches the Sutras". Edited by Akira Isobe Higashi-Ajia zempon sokan. Tokyo: Nigensha, 2001. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. Nan-So, Kin:Southern Song・Jin. Edited by Hidemasa Shimada and Fujio Nakazawa. Vol. 6 of The Sekai bijutsu dai-zenshu: Toyo-hen:New History of World Art: Orient. Tokyo: Shogakukan, 2000. (in Japanese)
  • Tong, Wu. To-So-Gen kaiga meihin-shu: Bosuton Bijutsu-kan zo:Masterpieses of Chinese Painting from the Museum of Fine Art, Boston : Tang through Yuan dynasties. Translated by Masaaki Itakura and Nobuyuki Minato. Boston: Museum of Fine Art, Boston, 2000. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. Min no kaiga:Ming Dynasty Painting. 4 vols. Vol. 4 of The Kokyu Hakubutsu-in:Palace Museum. Tokyo: Japan Broadcast Publishing, 1998. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. Gen jidai no kaiga: Mongoru sekai teikoku no 1 seiki:Yuan Dynasty Painting, exhibition catalogue. Nara: The Museum Yamato Bunkakan, 1998. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. Godai, Hoku-So, Ryo, Seika:Wudai, Northern Song, Liao, and Shih-shia. Edited by Hiromitsu Ogawa and Tadanori Yuba. Vol. 5 of The Sekai bijutsu dai-zenshu: Toyo-hen:New History of World Art: Orient. Tokyo: Shogakukan, 1998. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. Richo kaiga: ringoku no meicho na bi no sekai. Nara: The Museum Yamato Bunkakan, 1996. (in Japanese)
  • Edited Books

  • Itakura, Masaaki, ed. Mindai kaiga to Sesshu:Catalogue of Sesshu and Painting of the Ming Dynasty. Tokyo: Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, 2005. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki, ed. Keitai no densho:Transmission and transformation of forms. Vol. 2 of The Koza Nihon bijutsu-shi. Tokyo, Japan: University of Tokyo Press, 2005. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki, ed. Nan-So kaiga: saijo gachi no sekai:Catalogue of Southern Song Paintings - Elegant and Noble in Soul. Tokyo: Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, 2004. (in Japanese)
  • Articles and Book Chapters

  • ITAKURA, Masaaki. "Suiyou-Goro zuzo no seiritsu to tenkai - Hokuso-jidai tisikijin no kaiga hyosho:The Pictorial Representation of Nortern Song Intellecutals: The Establishmrnt and Development of the Iconography of The Five Elders of Suiyang."Bijutsushi Ronso:Studies in Art History, no. 24 2008.: 47-71. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Yokoyama Taikan no naka no Chugoku." 「没後50年 横山大観−新たなる伝説へ」展図録. Tokyo: Asahi Shimbun, 2008.: 152-157. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Honkon ni Shuketusita Kuni no Juho tati mittsu no kaiki jusshunen kinen tenrankai."yu pi:UP, Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, no. 421 (2007.: 32-36. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Nanso Intaiga ni miru hikari to kage no hyogen - ryoukai ga no senkusei."芸術文化雑誌 紫明, Shinoyama-city, Hyogo Prefecture: Shimei no Kai, no. 21 2007.: 2-8. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Kaiga:Painting."Taipei Kokyu Hakubutsu-in, Tokyo, Japan: Heibonsha (2007.: 118-147. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "17 seiki Nihon kaiga ni okeru Chugoku-zo: Kano Sansetsu 'Fujiwara Seika kankyo zu' (Nezu Bijutsu-kan) o rei ni."Kajima Bijutsu Kenkyu, Tokyo: 鹿島美術財団, no. 年報第23号別冊 2006.: 178-188. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Kano Sansetsu ga egaita 'Chogonka zu' - itan kara koten e."yu pi:UP, Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, no. 404 2006.: 6-12. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Kano Sansetsu 'To Ho sodo zu':Concerning 'Du Fu's Grass Hut' by Kano Sansetsu." Bijutsu-shi-ka, ooi ni warau: Kono Motoaki sennsei no tame no Nihon bijutsu-shi ronshu:Art Historian, Making Merry - A Collection of Essays on Japanese Art in Honor of Proffesor Kono Motoaki. Edited by Kono Motoaki sensei taikankinen rombun-shu henshu iin-kai. Kunitachi: ブリュッケ, 2006.: 49-68. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Nan-So den Ri To 'Zaseki kan'un zu satsu ketsu ketsu' (Taipei Kokyu Hakubutsu-in) no shiteki ichi:The Historical Position of the Gazing at the Mist Attributed to Li Tang."Bijutsu-shi ronso:Studies in art history - The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo: The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, no. 22 2006.: 53-77. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Tan'yu shukuzu kara mita Higashi-Ajia kaiga-shi: Shosho hakkei o rei ni." Zuzo no imi:Iconology. Edited by Yasuhiro Sato. Vol. 3, Koza Nihon bijutsu-shi. Tokyo, Japan: University of Tokyo Press, 2005. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Imeji no naka no Sekiheki: Sodai kaiga to kogei:The Red Cliff in Images - paintings nd decorative arts of the Song Dynasty." So-Gen no bi: denrai no shikki o chushin ni:The colors and forms of Song and Yuan China : featuring lacquerwares, ceramics, and metalwares. Edited by Hiroko Nishida and Namiko Tahira. Tokyo: Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, 2004.: 42-44. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Ba Rin 'Sekiyo sansui zu' (Nezu Bijutu-kan) no seiritu to hen'yo:Pictrialization and Transformation in Ma Lin's Landscape at Dusk (Nezu Institute of Art)."Bijutsu-shi ronso:Studies in art history - The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo: The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, no. 20 2004.: 1-31. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Koro gengi: Chugoku kaiga ni okeru sei to shi no hyosho:Skelton Puppet Show - Symbols of 'Life nd Dearth' in Chinese Painting."Bijutsu Foramu 21:Bijutsu Forum 21, Kyoto: Daigo Shobo, no. 8 2003.: 53-58. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "To-bo hekiga ni egakareta byobu-ga:Screen Paintings of Tang Tomb Wall Paintings."Bijutsu-shi ronso:Studies in art history - The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo: The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo 18 2002.: 61-86. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Kyo Chujo 'Go-Sekiheki-no-fu zukan' ( Neruson Atokinsu Bijutsu-kan) no shiteki ichi:The Historical Significance of Qiao Zhongchang's Handscroll Illustration to the Second Prose Poem on the Red Cliff in the Collection of the Nelson-Atkins Museum or Art."Kokka, Tokyo: Asahi Shimbunsha 1270 2001.: 9-22. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Cho U dai 'Gei San zo' (Taipei Kokyu Hakubutsu-in) o meguru sho-mondai:Several Issues Concerning Portrait of Ni Zan Inscribed by Zhang Yu in the Taipei Palace Museum."Bijutsu-shi ronso:Studies in art history - The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo: The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, no. 27 2001.: 159-186. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Ba En 'Saion gashu zukan' (Neruson Atokinsu Bijutsu-kan) no shiteki ichi: kyoko toshite no 'Saion gashu' to sono kaiga-ka o megutte:The Historical Position of Ma Yuan's Elegant Gathering in the Western Garden (The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art): Concerning the Pictorialization of This These as Fiction."Bijutsu-shi ronso:Studies in art history - The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo: The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo 16 1999.: 49-78. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Den Cho Reijo 'Shuto zu' (Yamato Bunka-kan zo) no shiteki ichi:Historical Position of Autumnal Scenary by the Lake in Mist Attributed to Chao Ling-jang (Museum of Yamato Bunkakan)."Museum: Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsu-kan kenkyu-shi:Museum, Tokyo: Otsuka Kogeisha 542 1996.: 33-51. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Juka yuen-zu byobu' ( Darasu Bijutsu-kan zo) no sokei o meguru sho-mondai: Toyo kaiga ni okeru yuen no zuzo ni kansuru josetsu."Bijutsu-shi ronso:Studies in art history - The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo: The Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo 10 1994.: 1-19. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "To-So kaiga ni okeru seki, yakei hyogen: sono sozai to kakawari ni tsuite:The Representation of Evening and Nighttime Scenary in Tang and Song Dynasty Painting: Concerning Its Relations to Media."Bijutsu-shi:Journal of the Japanese Art Hitory Society, Kyoto: Benrido 134 1993.: 133-148. (in Japanese)
  • Itakura, Masaaki. "Jakuchu tachi ga mita mono: 'Dobutsu kaiga no 100 nen 1751 - 1850' o mite."Fuchu-shi Bijutsu-kan dayori, Fuchu: Fuchu Art Museum. (in Japanese)

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