EXHIBITIONS

2021.4-2022.3

  • Special Exhibition

    Kiyokata’s Deep Nostalgia for Daily Life in Edo, Tokyo

    2021 marks 60 years since publication of Koshikatanoki which is the most important collected essays by Kiyokata Kaburaki who is also a prominent writer. Koshikatanoki is a compilation of essays and memoir of his boyhood and young adulthood. His description of culture, custom, art world as well as publishing world back then in these essays have been regarded valuable social and cultural references.
    His essays carry the feeling of nostalgia and sorrow for Tokyo in Meiji period and it is reflected in his art works such as Choseki Ankyo that depicts daily lives of the common people around 1887.
    This exhibition will introduce people and views of Tokyo in Meiji period in which the remains of Edo period were still found here and there along with Kiyokata’s essays.

    22 May-27 June, 2021

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥300
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥150

    【Closed】
    Mondays, 8 June

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  • Special Exhibition

    Kiyokata and His Fellows: New Era for Young Painters of Ukiyo-e Descent

    Kiyokata and his fellows launched small art study group Ugō-kai in 1901. They were working hard together to create new art suitable for the new era.
    This special exhibition shows Kiyokata’s early works including Ichiyō Joshi no Haka (Grave of Higuchi Ichiyō) exhibited at the 5th Ugō-kai exhibition, and some works by other painters of Ugō-kai to trace young painters of Ukiyo-e descent by their works and materials.

    15 April-19 May, 2021

    【Admission】
    Adults ¥300
    Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥150

    【Closed】
    Mondays(except for 3 May)

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