For Immediate Release, 16 November 2017 — (Hagåtña, Guam) The Guam Museum presents this month’s HITA Talk presentation, “An Inside Look at the Artist, Paul Jacoulet.” Born in France and raised in Japan, Paul Jacoulet is known for mastering the Japanese woodblock printing technique, ukiyo-e, and for his sketches and colorful depictions of the people of Micronesia, including the Marianas, and of the other places he travelled.
Donald Rubinstein, PhD, guest curator for the Guam Museum’s current exhibition, “Paul Jacoulet: Vision of Micronesia and Asia” — and a renowned scholar on the art and history of Paul Jacoulet — will be sharing his insights on the artist, his work, his “vision” and the context in which his artistic portrayals were developed. Dr. Rubinstein is a tenured professor of Anthropology, Public Health and Micronesian Studies at the University of Guam.
The community is invited to attend “An Inside Look at the Artist, Paul Jacoulet,” Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Guam Museum Indoor Theater. This presentation is free of charge, however seating is limited. The community is also invited to visit the Guam Museum’s current exhibition, which is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and runs until Sunday, January 7, 2018. For more information contact the museum at 989-4455 or visit www.guammuseum.org