Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore proposes "living with art" by connecting art, Japanese culture and lifestyle through books.
Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore (GINZA SIX 6F, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) It has been closed due to an emergency declaration due to the new coronavirus, and currently it is only an online store.
After the declaration of emergency in Tokyo in April, the museums have been closed for a while, and the cultural facilities have been closed for a while now. I feel that many customers who are looking for art and culture are using our online store. Doing. Although it is not normally open to the public, I would like to introduce the products purchased during this period in the ranking, hoping that even if I endure going out, I would like to add a little to the desire to touch art. ..
Since many exhibitions are closed, the number of people who purchase exhibition catalogs is increasing. The Peter Doig Exhibition, which is held at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo in April and is closed, and the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art closed on March 26, and the opening at the Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art has been postponed from April 7 at Hamashoi. And Danish painting was very popular.
■ Ranking of exhibition catalogs sold in April
1st Place Peter Doig Exhibition
2.Hamashoy and Danish painting
3rd Children's Exhibition Seen by the Painter
4th Van Gogh Exhibition (Cover "Cypress" / "Rose")
5th Age of Emotion Aichi Triennale 2019 Official Catalog
6th Mezquita Exhibition
7th place Yasumasa Morimura: Ego Obscura Tokyo 2020-Wandering Nippon Me
8th place eternal sole lighter
9th [mé] Not very clear
10th wonder and wonder creatures of the imaginary world
■ Pay attention to this in May <Delicious Ukiyo-e Exhibition-Hokusai Kuniyoshi Hiroshige's taste of Edo-official catalog>
The official exhibition catalog of the "Delicious Ukiyo-e Exhibition" whose opening has been postponed at the Mori Arts Center Gallery. Not only did each of the ukiyo-e prints be easy to see, but also deep-dive explanations such as "What is an artist?" And "What is an ukiyo-e?" It is a complete and comprehensive content! With bookmark of woman carrying food .
At Ginza Tsutaya Shoten, photo books are a very popular genre, following art books. I feel that especially gentle works are popular in April. A new photo book by photographer Kotori Kawashima has been released and has been very well received. In addition to the regular version of "Good morning, Hello to you", the original special print, the luxurious special edition that comes with a tote bag and ZINE are also popular.
■ Ranking of photo books sold in April
1st place Good morning Hello, we are Kawashima Kotori Works Collection Regular Edition [Tatsuya Shoten Limited]
2nd place DISTANT DRUMS Hideaki Hamada's work collection [Bonus / Signed]
3rd Perceptual Photosensitive Plate Riku Suzuki Works
4th Early Color / SAUL LEITER (Sole Writer) Photobook [French version]
5th place Pastel wind Jun Imajo's works [Ginza Tsutaya bookstore limited]
6th Good morning Hello, I am Kawashima Kotori Works Collection Special Edition [Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore Limited Bonus / Signed]
7th 78 Kazumasa Suda Works
8th place LOOKING THROUGH – LE CORBUSIER WINDOWS Takashi Homma
9. Flower-Life Nobuyoshi Araki Photobook [Signed]
10th place Pastel wind Jun Imajo Works [Special Edition with print]
In May, pay attention to this <Early Color / SAUL LEITER (sole writer) photobook [French version]>
Unfortunately, the "Eternal Sole Lighter Exhibition", which was planned to be held after traveling to Kyoto, was cancelled. For those who are looking forward to it, I recommend the exhibition catalog "Eternal Soul Writer". At the Ginza Tsutaya bookstore, we are also paying attention to the French version of "Early color," which is one of the masterpieces that helped sole writers gain worldwide popularity. (The English version is already sold out)
"Ink" is very popular with people who want to enjoy their time at home. Edo color ink limited to Ginza Tsutaya bookstore, which was newly released this spring. Many people buy Edo's Japanese confectionery color as a set of 3 colors. In addition, Kaga Yuzen masks, which made the best use of Japanese craftsmanship, became popular. An interesting item is the Yoshino cherry tree in the "Sola cube" series, in which the natural flowers are trapped in a square acrylic with the reliable technique of Japanese craftsmen. This is famous as a cherry blossom representing Japan, and it was sold out in the cherry blossom viewing season.
■ Stationery and miscellaneous goods rankings sold in April
1st place Edo color ink 4th Edo Japanese confectionery color 3 pieces set [Ginza Tsutaya Shoten original]
2nd place hibi Forest Library Regular Box 8 pieces, with exclusive mat [Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore Limited]
3rd place Edo color ink 4th Edo Japanese confectionery color Konpeito [Ginza Tsutaya Shoten original]
4th place Edo color ink 4th Japanese sweets color of Edo Azuki powder drop geese [Ginza Tsutaya Shoten original]
5th place Edo color ink 4th Edo Japanese confectionery colored fan Ochiran [Ginza Tsutaya Shoten original]
6th place Edo's luxury Japanese confectionery box [Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore Limited]
7th Moomin Finland Blue Ink [Tatsuya Shoten Limited]
8th hand dyed Kaga Yuzen mask three-dimensional type
9th hand dyed Kaga Yuzen mask pleated type
10.Yoshino Somei Sola cube
■ May pay attention to this in May <Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore limited “Edo luxury Japanese confectionery box” is ideal for Mother's Day gifts>
Mother's Day gifts are popular in May. Ginza Tsutaya Shoten offers this as a gift for Mother's Day. How about a fun and sweet "Gourmet, delicious, and simmering just by looking at it" that we planned in conjunction with the Edo Japanese sweet "Ginza Kikurosha", which has a store in Ginza since 1890 and has a history of 130 years since its establishment.
■ Online store
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■ Actual store address: 6-10-1 Ginza SIX 6F, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
* Closed for the time being from April 8, 2020 due to measures against new coronavirus infections
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