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Jan. 8-Feb. 5

Though Iwasa Matabei (1578-1650) was painting while living in Kyoto and Fukui, it was his move to Edo (present-day Tokyo) in 1637 that became a seminal point in his career. To mark the 380th anniversary since he established himself in Edo, the Idemitsu Museum of Arts is hosting an exhibition focusing on Iwasa’s genji-e paintings based on Murasaki Shikibu’s 11th-century novel “The Tale of Genji.”

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