"Akari/ Light/ Art" Exhibition

Shiodome Museum | Rouault Gallery

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Andon, Chochin, Nezumi Tankei, and Zashiki lamp -- these are all different kinds of traditional Japanese lanterns invented for different purposes. This exhibition mainly features various kinds of lanterns from the Tsujimoto collection at the historical museum in Ando-cho in Nara, as well as artworks dealing with concepts of light. Highlighting the beautiful forms and craftsmanship of the tradition, the museum presents the diverse light sources developed in Japan.

December 8th (Sat) 14:00-16:30, doors open at 13:30
-"Akari/ Light/ Art" Exhibition Special Lecture
"Kenkichi Tomimoto's Lights & Pillows - 60 Years of My Life as a Collector"
Lecturer: Isamu Tsujimoto
-Light Workshop #1, Toushinbiki
By Kazumi Hashimoto
Location: Matsushita Denko Building 5F Hall
Free, reservation required.

January 12th (Sat) 14:00-16:30, doors open at 13:30
-Talk Event
"Light of Edo, Light of Today"
Discussion: Yuko Tanaka (Edo cultural researcher) x Hiroshi Kashiwagi
-Light Workshop #2, Nezumi Tankei
Demonstrator: Yoshio Kinoshita
Location: Matsushita Denko Building 5F Hall
Free, reservation required.

Gallery Talk by the Curator
January 26th (Sat) 14:00-

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From 2007-12-08 To 2008-02-24

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