120th Anniversary of Yoshihei Miya – Living as a Flower in the Field

Nerima Art Museum

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Born in Niigata in 1893 Yoshihei Miya came to Tokyo to study at the age of 18 years old. When his work was presented in the Ministry of Culture’s acclaimed exhibition, there is a famed story that he made such an impression on one of the judges, Ogai Mori that he became a character in on e of Ogai’s books “Tencho”. In 1923 he moved to Nagano to pursue a career as an art teacher and continued to create great work up until the end of his term there at 65 years of age. This exhibition provides a presentation of oil paintings, sketches, prints and drawings in a key retrospective of his work.

[Related Event]
Banjo Ginga Book Reading “Tencho” by Ogai Mori
Date: 5th October(Sat) 15:00-
Venue: Nerima Art Museum 1F Audio Visual Room
Capacity: 70 participants of junior High School age and above
*For further details on events and reservations please refer to the official website


[Image: Yoshihei Miya “Tsubaki”(1914) oil on canvas 209.0×126.0cm]

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Schedule

From 2013-09-15 To 2013-11-24

Artist(s)

Yoshihira Miya

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