Jan 26, 2012

"Muneyoshi Yanagi"

Muneyoshi Yanagi (1889-1961), better known as Soetsu Yanagi, was the founder of the Japanese folk craft mingei movement, which promoted the art of everyday objects created by anonymous or ordinary craftspeople. Among the ceramics, textiles, woodwork and paintings from the Yanagi collection are calligraphic ...

'Muneyoshi Yanagi'

Jan 26, 2012

"Muneyoshi Yanagi"

Muneyoshi Yanagi (1889-1961), better known as Soetsu Yanagi, was the founder of the Japanese folk craft mingei movement, which promoted the art of everyday objects created by anonymous or ordinary craftspeople. Among the ceramics, textiles, woodwork and paintings from the Yanagi collection are calligraphic ...

Jan 19, 2012

"Yoshiro Amitani"

When Yoshiro Amitani (1923-1982) was studying at Kyoto University, he met the famous yōga (Western-style painting) artist Ryohei Koiso (1903-1988), whose studio he visited many times and whose work greatly inspired him. Amitani originally focused on landscapes and scenery, but in the 1950s he ...

'Yoshiro Amitani'

Jan 19, 2012

"Yoshiro Amitani"

When Yoshiro Amitani (1923-1982) was studying at Kyoto University, he met the famous yōga (Western-style painting) artist Ryohei Koiso (1903-1988), whose studio he visited many times and whose work greatly inspired him. Amitani originally focused on landscapes and scenery, but in the 1950s he ...

Jan 19, 2012

"Modern Chinese Painting and Japan"

This exhibition explores the artistic exchange between Japan and China during the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries, a time of modern Western cultural influence on Asia. It includes works by the masters Wu Changshuo (1844-1927) and Qi Baishi (1864-1957), as well as others by leading ...

'Modern Chinese Painting and Japan'

Jan 19, 2012

"Modern Chinese Painting and Japan"

This exhibition explores the artistic exchange between Japan and China during the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries, a time of modern Western cultural influence on Asia. It includes works by the masters Wu Changshuo (1844-1927) and Qi Baishi (1864-1957), as well as others by leading ...

Jan 13, 2012

"Contemporary Japanese Painting Selection III"

The Adachi Museum of Art has been collecting the work of contemporary nihonga (Japanese-style painting) artists who have been represented at the prestigious Inten public exhibitions run by Japan Fine Arts Institute. Today’s nihonga painters use more varied subjects and themes, and this exhibition ...

'Contemporary Japanese Painting Selection III'

Jan 13, 2012

"Contemporary Japanese Painting Selection III"

The Adachi Museum of Art has been collecting the work of contemporary nihonga (Japanese-style painting) artists who have been represented at the prestigious Inten public exhibitions run by Japan Fine Arts Institute. Today’s nihonga painters use more varied subjects and themes, and this exhibition ...