Masao Tsuruoka the Person - 110th Anniversary

Takasaki Museum of Art

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Masao Tsuruoka (1907-1979) was a painter from Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture who continued to depict people and their hardships throughout his career. This included his friend Aimitsu, who experienced the war, and the death of fellow painter Shunsuke Matsumoto. Celebrating the 110th anniversary of his birth, the exhibition presents 98 works, selected from the more than 300 works held in the Takasaki Museum of Art collection as well as the collections of other museums in the prefecture, under one roof. It features 34 oil paintings, 17 pastel works, 38 drawings, and 9 three-dimensional works. The exhibition will also touch on the practice of his contemporaries as well as Yoshi Kinouchi, who worked on Tsuruoka’s sculptural pieces, allowing visitors to become familiar which the artist’s work inside and out.

[Related Events]
Workshop: Abstract paintings on stones
Date: Feb. 18 (Sun), 13:00-15:00

Workshop: Depicting movement in pastels
Date: Feb. 25 (Sun), 13:00-15:00

*Events in Japanese.
*Please see the official website for further details.

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from February 10, 2018 to March 25, 2018
Closed: Feb. 13 (Tue), 19 (Mon), 26 (Mon), Mar. 5 (Mon), 12 (Mon), 19 (Mon), 22 (Thu).

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Masao Tsuruoka

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