Light is an integral aspect of all forms of artistic expression, whether it’s portrayed in paintings, captured in ceramic glazes or created as man-made illuminations. This exhibition displays some of the most famous artistic expressions of light by many of the world’s most-respected artists.
Featured paintings include those by Claude Monet and Georges Rouault, with ceramic works from Kanjiro Kawai. Also on display are stained-glass and room-lighting fixtures that were originally used to illuminate the venue, Oyamazaki Villa; Sept. 21-April 13.
Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art; 075-957-3123; 5-3 Zenihara, Oyamazaki-cho, Otokuni-gun, Kyoto; Yamazaki Station, JR Kyoto Line. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. ¥900. Closed Mon. (except Nov. 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9, 24), Sept. 24, Oct. 15, Nov. 5, Dec. 26-Jan. 3, Jan. 14-16. www.asahibeer-oyamazaki.com