Musee Hamaguchi Yozo / Yamasa Collection - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Musee Hamaguchi Yozo / Yamasa Collection. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi - Summer Copper Engraving Exhibition

    Yozo Hamaguchi - Summer Copper Engraving Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Workshops
    • 2019-07-24 - 2019-09-23

    Yozo Hamaguchi is considered one of the 20th century’s master engravers. Hamaguchi traveled to France in the 1950s where he pioneered the color mezzotint technique. This exhibition showcases 40 copper...More »

  • poster for Creativity Calling – Izu and Yozo Hamaguchi

    Creativity Calling – Izu and Yozo Hamaguchi

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    • Media: Prints - Workshops
    • 2019-04-27 - 2019-07-15

    The copperplate print artist Yozo Hamaguchi stayed at Rendai-ji Temple Springs in Izu, Shizuoka for around two years after World War II. Once the sunny, mountainous, seaside environment had helped to restore...More »

  • poster for Keiko Minami “Koto, Koto. Kotori.”

    Keiko Minami “Koto, Koto. Kotori.”

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    • Media: Prints - Workshops
    • 2019-02-02 - 2019-04-11

    The work of Keiko Minami (1911-2004) features copper engravings composed of numerous delicate lines. A painter and children’s tale writer since high school, following the war the Toyama-born Minami dedicated...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi Winter Exhibition: Elegant Objects

    Yozo Hamaguchi Winter Exhibition: Elegant Objects

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2018-11-03 - 2019-01-27

    Yozo Hamaguchi, an internationally renowned 20th century copperplate printmaker, created works with elegantly beautiful motifs set against deep black backgrounds. Subjects such as watermelons, cherries,...More »

  • poster for A Certain Brilliance – Yozo Hamaguchi with Yoshio Mori

    A Certain Brilliance – Yozo Hamaguchi with Yoshio Mori

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2018-04-27 - 2018-07-22

    Yozo Hamaguchi (1909–2000) was a Paris-based copperplate etching artist of the 20th century who won numerous international competitions and became affiliated with Museum Berggreun, representing artists...More »

  • poster for Unforgettable: Yozo Hamaguchi with Carolina Raquel Antich, Fuyuki Maehara, and Kisho Mukaiyama

    Unforgettable: Yozo Hamaguchi with Carolina Raquel Antich, Fuyuki Maehara, and Kisho Mukaiyama

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2018-01-16 - 2018-04-15

    Presenting the work of pioneering color mezzotint printmaker Yozo Hamaguchi and three contemporary artists. Carolina Raquel Antich paints young boys and girls against largely empty backgrounds. Fuyuki...More »

  • poster for A Sketch of Time: Yozo Hamaguchi in Winter

    A Sketch of Time: Yozo Hamaguchi in Winter

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2017-11-03 - 2017-12-24

    Yozo Hamaguchi, one of Japan’s most important print artists, developed a method of color mezzotint printing that is both highly time and labor intensive. At first glance his landscapes and motif-centered...More »

  • poster for Color Trip: Autumn Yozo Hamaguchi Exhibition

    Color Trip: Autumn Yozo Hamaguchi Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Workshops
    • 2017-08-26 - 2017-10-22

    This autumn exhibition focuses on copperplate artist Yozo Hamaguchi’s lithograph works and presents a selection of diverse compositions including roughly 40 major copperplate prints. Hamaguchi (1909-2000)...More »

  • poster for Tsunao Okumura + Nerhol + Nanae Mitobe “100100000000 Light-Year Tunnel”

    Tsunao Okumura + Nerhol + Nanae Mitobe “100100000000 Light-Year Tunnel”

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    • Media: Prints - Sculpture
    • 2017-05-20 - 2017-08-06

    Witness superb works by three contemporary artists pushing the limits of time and dimension, presented along with 20 copperplate prints by Yozo Hamaguchi. Tsunao Okumura has been practicing “embroidery...More »

  • poster for Keiko Minami “Carrying the Flower Basket”

    Keiko Minami “Carrying the Flower Basket”

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    • Media: Prints - Workshops
    • 2017-03-04 - 2017-05-07

    Characterized by a warm solitude, the works of Keiko Minami (1911-2004) seem to tread barefoot between reality and and the world of dreams. After meeting Yozo Hamaguchi, a prominent copperplate engraver,...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi in Winter: Curtains of Color – Hamaguchi with Yuji Hamada and Sawako Ura

    Yozo Hamaguchi in Winter: Curtains of Color – Hamaguchi with Yuji Hamada and Sawako Ura

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    • Media: Prints - Workshops - Talks
    • 2016-12-06 - 2017-02-12

    While living in postwar Paris, Yozo Hamaguchi taught himself the art of mezzotint, a copperplate printing technique featuring subtle shades of white and black. He went on to develop “color mezzotint,”...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi “Circulating Days - Still Life and Words”

    Yozo Hamaguchi “Circulating Days - Still Life and Words”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2016-09-10 - 2016-11-27

    In this autumn, an exhibition of copper-plate prints and “words” is held. The motifs of copper-plate prints of Yozo Hamaguchi are familiar still lifes, such as cherries or woolen yarn, etc., and at the...More »

  • poster for The Works of Keiko Minami and Ichi Ogawa

    The Works of Keiko Minami and Ichi Ogawa

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Talks
    • 2016-05-21 - 2016-08-16

    Keiko Minami’s copperplate prints combine nostalgia with tinges of solitude. Trees stand in rows birds and young girls linger about, the sky opens up endlessly. The people in these works neither beckon...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi “Red and Black”

    Yozo Hamaguchi “Red and Black”

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2016-02-07 - 2016-05-08

    Renowned as one of the leading copper-print makers of the 20th century, Yozo Hamaguchi(1909-2000) took up his printing in earnest after the war, exploring his own self-taught method of mezzotint. The French...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi + Shotaro Akiyama “4 Months in Paris”

    Yozo Hamaguchi + Shotaro Akiyama “4 Months in Paris”

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    • Media: Photography - Prints - Talks
    • 2015-10-10 - 2016-01-24

    Shotaro Akiyama was a leading photographer of distinct lyrical style, known particularly for his portrait series and devotion to the subject of flowers. At the age of 40 he determined to spend time in...More »

  • poster for Keiko Minami “Sanpo Michi”

    Keiko Minami “Sanpo Michi”

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2015-07-18 - 2015-09-23

    Born in Toyama prefecture, Keiko Minami(1911-2004) took up painting and poetry from her high school days and continued to incorporate the motifs of forests and trees throughout her practice. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi + Niwako Tanami - With the Poetry of Aki Ooka

    Yozo Hamaguchi + Niwako Tanami - With the Poetry of Aki Ooka

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2015-04-04 - 2015-06-30

    The iridescent etchings of Yozo Hamaguchi and Niwako Tanami are here brought together with the poetry of Aki Ooka, witnessing the diverging trajectories of these two artists within the same medium of expression,...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi “A Sense of the Modern”

    Yozo Hamaguchi “A Sense of the Modern”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2015-01-10 - 2015-03-22

    Renowned as one of the leading figures of mezzotint printing, with a highly original approach to print making, Yozo Hamaguchi(1909-2000) produced over 200 print works during his lifetime, celebrated here...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi and International Mezzotint - Time of the Mezzotint

    Yozo Hamaguchi and International Mezzotint - Time of the Mezzotint

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2014-10-11 - 2014-12-23

    Mezzotint is a drypoint method of printing first invented in the 17th century and this exhibition of work from Yozo Hamaguchi and 12 contemporary artists from around the world reveals the great depths...More »

  • poster for Keiko Minami “Nostalgia”

    Keiko Minami “Nostalgia”

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints - Talks
    • 2014-04-26 - 2014-06-01

    The landscapes of Keiko Minami’s copperplate prints are mysterious yet somehow nostalgic, reminiscent of places one has seen sometime in the past. In her school days, Minami poured her effusive creativity...More »

  • poster for “Absolute Métier - The Conditions of a Masterpiece”

    “Absolute Métier - The Conditions of a Masterpiece”

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    • Media: Photography - Prints
    • 2014-01-25 - 2014-04-20

    A masterpiece is a work of art which exceeds the limits of its age, taking on a timeless energy and freshness which continues to absorb viewers even today. The examination of any famed work shows a particular...More »

  • poster for Yarn and Small Birds- The Works of Yozo Hamaguchi and Keiko Minami

    Yarn and Small Birds- The Works of Yozo Hamaguchi and Keiko Minami

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2013-08-27 - 2014-01-13

    Yozo Hamaguchi and Keiko Minami both created poetic copper engravings while living in Paris. Hamaguchi, who loved the calmness of everyday life, received international acclaim in the second half of the...More »

  • poster for The Secret Lake

    The Secret Lake

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    • Media: Photography - Prints - Installation - Talks
    • 2013-05-18 - 2013-08-11

    With poet and art lover Matsuo Takahashi as adviser this exhibition showcases the work of 3 contemporary artists along with the copper printmaking of Yuzo Hamaguchi. Akiko Ikeuchi’s delicate installations...More »

  • poster for "The Beauty of the Ordinary: Yozo Hamaguchi Spring Collection & Shinhanga" Exhibition

    "The Beauty of the Ordinary: Yozo Hamaguchi Spring Collection & Shinhanga" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2013-02-09 - 2013-05-06

    This exhibition features 30 artworks by Yozo Hamaguchi, as well as 30 "new prints" (Shinhanga), woodblock prints enfused with the sensibilities of modern Japan as the Edo era arts (Ukiyoe) gave way to...More »

  • poster for "Dialogue between French literature scholar Yasuo Kashiwakura and Yozo Hamaguchi" Exhibition

    "Dialogue between French literature scholar Yasuo Kashiwakura and Yozo Hamaguchi" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2012-09-15 - 2012-12-24

    This exhibition features previously unreleased interviews with copper engraver Yozo Hamaguchi and his exchanges with French literature scholar Yasuo Kashiwakura, focusing on various episodes from the life...More »

  • poster for Keiko Minami Exhibition

    Keiko Minami Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Prints
    • 2012-05-12 - 2012-07-31

    Keiko Minami is known for both her nostalgic, poetic copper etchings as well as her literary endeavors. This exhibition showcases a series of sketches from her poetry collection "Voyage by Sea", as well...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi "Emerging Light"

    Yozo Hamaguchi "Emerging Light"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2012-04-03 - 2012-05-06

    This exhibition showcases renowned works by the leading 20th century Japanese printmaker Yozo Hamaguchi, who pioneered the color mezzotint (type of copper engraving) technique. His quiet still lifes radiate...More »

  • poster for "Adolescent Dreams: Yozo Hamaguchi" Exhibition

    "Adolescent Dreams: Yozo Hamaguchi" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2011-12-06 - 2012-02-29

    Yozo Hamaguchi was a leading Japanese printmaker who pioneered the mezzotint method of copper engraving in the 1950s while in France. In addition to Hamaguchi's copper etchings, this winter collection...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi + Kyuyo Ishikawa Exhibition

    Yozo Hamaguchi + Kyuyo Ishikawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints
    • 2011-09-01 - 2011-11-26

    Features the prints of Yozo Hamaguchi alongside the calligraphy of Kyuyo Ishikawa, which at first glance appears almost like painting and expands the possibilities of calligraphy. On display will be Ishikawa’s...More »

  • poster for "Journalist Tetsuo Abe's Yozo Hamaguchi: Paris, 1958" Exhibition

    "Journalist Tetsuo Abe's Yozo Hamaguchi: Paris, 1958" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Prints
    • 2011-05-03 - 2011-07-31

    Engraver Yozo Hamaguchi's work blossomed in Paris and this exhibition, alongside 60 engravings, examines Hamaguchi's creative process in spring 1958, as seen through the lens of journalist Tetsuo Abe....More »

  • poster for Keiko Minami 100th Birth Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition

    Keiko Minami 100th Birth Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2011-01-08 - 2011-04-30

    *Due to concerns over the safety of our visitors, storage of artworks and the planned blackouts, the museum has been closed but will reopen from April 10th. Keiko Minami (1911-2004) was a Japanese printmaker...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi "Color Mezzotints"

    Yozo Hamaguchi "Color Mezzotints"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-10-05 - 2010-12-12

    On display is a selection of color mezzotint prints by Yozo Hamaguchi showcasing the unique transparency of his palette that seems to seep slowly through from within. This is the second part of a series...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi + Shoji Ueda "Beyond the Dream"

    Yozo Hamaguchi + Shoji Ueda "Beyond the Dream"

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    • Media: Photography - Prints
    • 2010-07-03 - 2010-09-26

    Shoji Ueda (1913-2000) is one of Japan's most representative early photographers, known for his Sand Dunes series from the 1950s. This was the same period in which printmaker Yozo Hamaguchi (1909-2000)...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi "Mezzotint Adventure Ⅰ"

    Yozo Hamaguchi "Mezzotint Adventure Ⅰ"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-04-20 - 2010-06-27

    This exhibition showcases the work of the representative 20th century copperplate engraving printmaker Yozo Hamaguchi, who pioneered his own signature "mezzotint" technique. On display are some 60 copperplate...More »

  • poster for Keiko Minami Exhibition

    Keiko Minami Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2010-01-10 - 2010-03-28

    Keiko Minami (1911-2004) was an internationally recognized printmaker, who produced work for UNICEF greeting cards and book illustrations to name but a few. Centering on her oil painting "Landscape with...More »

  • poster for "Glittering Copperplate Prints" Exhibition

    "Glittering Copperplate Prints" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2009-04-01 - 2009-07-20
  • "The Sky is Clear But - Yozo Hamaguchi, Hisaji Motoda, Koseki Ono, Yoshiaki Mokutani" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2008-12-06 - 2009-02-22

    Exhibition of work by Yozo Hamaguchi and three newcomer artists. Visitors will get a glimpse of the perspectives of younger artists in an uncertain age, as well as the contemplative gestures of Hamaguchi's...More »

  • poster for Youzou Hamaguchi Exhibition

    Youzou Hamaguchi Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2008-01-12 - 2008-03-30

    [Image: "Clover's Seed" (1957) Mezzotint]More »

  • poster for "Yozo Hamaguchi Selected Masterpieces: Fruits of Light" Exhibition

    "Yozo Hamaguchi Selected Masterpieces: Fruits of Light" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2007-10-07 - 2007-12-16
  • poster for "Copperplate Print Horizon V: Eternal Symphonic Poem" Exhibition

    "Copperplate Print Horizon V: Eternal Symphonic Poem" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2007-07-07 - 2007-09-30

    This is the fifth year that the "Copperplate Print Horizon" series is being held. Copperplate prints have an all-inclusive expressiveness that is vast and eternal. Themes that transcend time and motifs...More »

  • poster for Yozo Hamaguchi + Minami Keiko "The World of Butterflies"

    Yozo Hamaguchi + Minami Keiko "The World of Butterflies"

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    • Media: Photography - Prints - Talks
    • 2007-03-10 - 2007-06-24

    This exhibit will feature 20 works by print artists Yozo Hamaguchi (1909-2000) and Keiko Minami (1911-2004), Hamaguchi’s wife. Hamaguchi's works which are like smooth velvet, were created by adding color...More »

  • "Copperplate Prints by Young Artists - Daily Life and Beyond" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2006-12-05 - 2007-02-25

    This is the fourth in the series "Horizon of copperplate prints", which explores the possibilities of copperplate prints based on the work of the master of color mezzotints, Yozo Hamaguchi. Works by four...More »

  • "Autumn Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2006-09-26 - 2006-11-26

    Hamaguchi Yozo: 60 works from his early period, from after he moved to France Keiko Minami: 15 color etchingsMore »

  • poster for Keiko Minami "Bonheur"

    Keiko Minami "Bonheur"

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2006-04-25 - 2006-09-18

    Part one: 4/25-8/6 Part two: 8/22-9/18 More »

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