Painting - A Window Upon an Age 1920s-1950s

Itabashi Art Museum

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From the end of Taisho to the 1950s we may observe how painting in Japan came to directly or indirectly reflect the spirit of the age. After the influence of new waves of art from Europe during the Taisho era, many works in fact came to embody a message of solidarity with the proletariat movement. In the 1940s, Japan entered the WWII and gave rise to the genre of war painting. After the war, artists regained their freedom of expression and many took up the motif of the human body, while others became able to depict the incidents of the time. Here we may observe how artists bared witness to their era and examining painting as a window upon a specific age.

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from April 09, 2016 to June 19, 2016

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