Kiyokata wrote about his life of the Taisho to Showa period in his autobiographical essay Zoku Koshikata-no-ki published in 1967. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the essay’s publication, the exhibition introduces his masterpieces of the Taisho to Showa period.
27 May – 2 July, 2017
Hours:9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30) Closed on Mondays, 6 June
Admission:Adults JPY300 (JPY210) / Elementary and Junior high school students JPY150 (JPY100)
※Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses.
This exhibition shows Kiyokata’s works which depicting the beauty of women as if it had melted into nature, and frontispieces of women’s appearances with sense of the season which drawn by his smooth brushwork.
Kiyokata loved theater culture whole his life and made many drawings based on the stories of theatrical plays.
This exhibition shows Shibai-e (drama-themed painting) and frontispieces inspired by Japanese literature.
We commemorate the 120th anniversary of the death of a Japanese novelist, Higuchi Ichiyo.
Kiyokata loved Ichiyo’s works and painted various characters which appeared in those novels.
In this exhibition, you see mainly the Kiyokata’s paintings and illustrations inspired by Ichiyo’s and
the other novelists’ literature.
This exhibition shows mainly beautiful summer scenery in Kiyokata’s paintings and frontispieces.
His sketches, preparatory drawings and proof sheets are also exhibited and its making process is introduced.