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Kiyokata’s Encounter with Kyōka: Invitation to Subtle and Profound Beauty

Kiyokata was an admirer of the novelist, Izumi Kyōka and had a close relationship with him. Undoubtedly, a certain part of Kiyokata’s art is influenced by Kyōka’s literary world. There are many illustrations, frontispieces, and cover designs for Kyōka’s books. What is more, there are some masterpieces of paintings such as “Chūmon-chō” based on his novel.
Commemorating the 120th anniversary of the encounter of two artists, the exhibition shows Kiyokata’s works and illustrations related with Kyōka and his literary world.

Information

Art Museum Kamakura City Kaburaki Kiyokata Memorial Art Museum
Address 1-5-25, Yukinoshita, Kamakura, Kanagawa,248-0005, Japan
Tel (+81) 0467-23-6405
Web Address http://www.kamakura-arts.or.jp/kaburaki/
Open 9:00-17:00(Admission until 16:30), Temporally closed 13:00-13:30 for cleaning and ventilation
Closed Mondays (except for 20 Sept.), 21 Sept.
Admission Adults 200Yen,Elementary and Junior High School Students 100Yen
Access Get off the JR Yokosuka Line or Enoden Line at Kamakura Station. Go out of the East Exit and take Komachidori Street to the north for 7 minutes. Turn to the left at the antique shop.
Parking There is no parking lot or bicycle rack, so please use public transportation.

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