The Japanese Modern World, a Kaleidoscope of Beauty: With a Focus on the Teruhiko Kaneko Collection

Tobacco & Salt Museum

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[Image: Shibayamazaiku folding screening, cherry blossom with green pheasants (Meiji Period 1868-1912)]

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Takahiko Kaneko, Chairman of Japan Export Crafts Research Association, has built his collection around Japanese craft exports produced from the end of the Tokugawa era (1603-1868) to the late Meiji Period (1868-1912), focusing primarily on yosegi-zaiku (traditional Japanese marquetry), shibayama (lacquer art form), and mugiwara-zaiku (Japanese straw craft). This said, he has a deep interest in ceramics and lacquerware, also collecting resources demonstrative of what we now refer to as “Japanese Modern” sensibilities, including items related to tobacco. This exhibition presenting works from Kaneko’s archive will introduce not only examples of art and crafts, but also address the beauty of objects.
Venue: 2F Special Exhibition Space, Tobacco & Salt Museum

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Gallery Talk
Event Date: Nov. 3 (Fri), Nov. 26 (Sun), Dec. 16 (Sat), Jan. 7 (Sun) 14:00-
Speaker: Teruhiko Kaneko (chairman of Japan Industrial Exports Research Association)
Venue: 2F Special Exhibition Space
Admission: Free (special exhibition admission ticket required)
*Please see the official website for booking and further details.
*Event in Japanese.

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from November 03, 2017 to January 08, 2018
Closed on Mondays (except Jan. 8), Dec. 29 to Jan. 3.

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