Anthology of Japanese art by Kashima Arts! Kashima Arts University Exhibition Series 3rd
Kashima Arts Co., Ltd. will hold the "Great Ancient Painting Exhibition -The Masters Who Colored the Edo Period-" from Saturday, December 5, 2020 to Sunday, December 20, 2020. About 50 works. Free viewing. This exhibition is the third exhibition and sales event of the large-scale exhibition series held by Kashima Arts from autumn to winter 2020 three times in a row.
■ Anthology of Japanese art by Kashima Arts! Kashima Arts University Exhibition Series 3rd
Kashima Arts has always introduced Japanese art in a new way, and has made various proposals to spread the richness and value of incorporating art into our daily lives. This is a series of exhibitions focusing on each genre from autumn to winter of 2020, with the hope that you will not forget to experience the beauty of ancient Japan and enjoy a rich time because it is a rare time of hardship. Is being held. It is an exhibition and sales event that can be called an anthology of Japanese art by Kashima Arts, which collects the best in each of the major categories of Japanese art such as modern paintings, handwriting, and old paintings. The upcoming "Great Ancient Painting Exhibition -The Masters Who Colored the Edo Period-" will be the third installment of this large-scale exhibition series, and will feature modern paintings centered on the Edo period.
Kashima Arts University special exhibition that will be held only this year. Looking back on the masters of Japanese art introduced by Kashima Arts, we will use this as one of the cornerstones of the changing years to come.
■ About Kashima Arts University Exhibition 3rd "Great Ancient Painting Exhibition -The Masters Who Colored the Edo Period-"
At the end of the long turmoil of the Edo period, works of art that were often enjoyed only by some powers, such as aristocrats, daimyo, temples and shrines, and influential merchants, became widely available to many people. It came to be enjoyed. As a result, many painters with various personalities who are not bound by the conventional format played an active part. And the culture and art of the Edo period, which lasted about 300 years, blossomed. The crystals of Edo paintings, which follow the tradition but have a free and open expressive power, continue to fascinate us even in the present age. We hope that you will enjoy the essence of Japanese art that continues to shine over time. Early modern painting is one of the genres that we are good at. Please enjoy the fascinating works of the masters at the end of 2020.
■ Highlights of this exhibition
1. A large collection of brilliant writers representing the Japanese art world in the Edo period
It is said that there were as many as 3,000 subordinates, including Maruyama Oyo, the founder of the Maruyama school, and Ike no Taiga, Yosa Buson, and Uragami Gyokudo, who represent a deep spiritual world. In addition, Shiba Kokan who realized the fusion of the West and the East. Sakai Hoitsu, one of the representative painters of the Rinpa school, who has had a great influence on the present age, and Ito Jakuchu, Soga Shohaku, Nagasawa Rosetsu, who are known as fantasy painters and have been re-evaluated in recent years, We will exhibit and sell the works of colorful masters in one place. A lot of talents who resonated with each other while being influenced by each other and worked hard. Approximately 50 works by heroes of the Japanese art world during the Edo period will be on display.
2. It's difficult to go out these days … You can see the work while you are at home.
The uneasy situation continues with no signs of an end to the epidemic of the new coronavirus, but so that you can enjoy the works exhibited in this exhibition and the atmosphere of the exhibition as much as possible at home. We have prepared a catalog containing all the works. This catalog will be sent free of charge to all those who wish. In addition to paper catalogs, we also have online catalogs that can be viewed on personal computers and smartphones. Please apply at this opportunity. The price is also specified, so if you find your favorite work, you can contact us by phone, fax, or email and place an order.
3. You can see many precious works without a glass case!
At the venue, many valuable works are exhibited without using a glass case. Please enjoy the appearance of the work, which you can hardly feel through the glass, and the writing of the artist.
■ Exhibited works (part)
Jakuchu Ito "Futatsuruzu"
Reizei Tamechika "Konohizu"
Sakai Hoitsu "Early Summer Mizube"
Ike Gyokuran "Shanshui"
Maruyama Okyo "Shanshui"
■ Outline of the event
Kashima Arts University Exhibition 3rd "Great Ancient Painting Exhibition -The Masters Who Colored the Edo Period-"
Date and time: Saturday, December 5, 2020-Sunday, December 20, 2020
10:00 to 18:00 Open all year round
Number of exhibits: Approximately 50
Main exhibiting artists: Ito Jakuchu, Maruyama Oyo, Ike no Taiga, Uragami Gyokudo, Sakai Hoitsu, etc.
Venue: Kashima Arts
Access: 3-3-2 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0031
Subway Ginza Line "Kyobashi Station" Exit 3 2 minutes walk Subway Yurakucho Line "Ginza 1-chome Station" Exit 7 3 minutes walk Toei Asakusa Line "Takaracho Station" Exit A4 5 minutes walk JR Tokyo Station Yaesu South Exit 9 minutes walk
Phone number: 03-3276-0700
Participation fee: Free admission
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