'Lucie Rie: A Retrospective'

Jul 7, 2015

'Lucie Rie: A Retrospective'

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July 7-Aug. 30 To commemorate 20 years since the death of Lucie Rie, one of Europe’s most renowned studio potters of the 20th century, the Chiba City Museum of Art is presenting her creative legacy through a retrospective of her work. Recognized internationally, Rie ...

'Watercolorist: Tojiro Oshita'

May 14, 2014

'Watercolorist: Tojiro Oshita'

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As a writer, editor, presenter and designer, Tojiro Oshita (1870-1911) possessed many talents that contributed to and influenced his more famous work as a painter. He is often referred to as the father of Japanese watercolor painting, and his 1901 publication “Suisaiga no Shiori” ...

'Kawase Hasui'

Nov 20, 2013

'Kawase Hasui'

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Japanese painter Hasui Kawase (1883-1957) was a prominent artist of the shin-hanga (new prints) style. After studying ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) and nihonga (Japanese-style painting) under Kiyokata Kaburagi, he quickly became particularly well known for his skill at landscapes and scenic settings. This exhibition is ...