The Birth of Teikoku Art School - Seigo Kinbara and His Comrades

Musashino Art University Museum & Library

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[Image: Kigen Nakagawa "A Portrait of Seigo" (1916) Oil on canvas 46 x 38.5cm Musashino Art University Collection]

Starts Today, Ends in 26 days

Teikoku Art School, which became Musashino Art University, was founded in 1929 by Seigo Kinbara (1888-1958) and his comrades. They described their educational philosophy as “producing sophisticated artists.” This exhibition introduces how, in pursuit of their ideal for art education while grappling with a variety of issues, they built the foundations of this university. Using Kinbara’s diaries and correspondences, together with paintings from his archives, it presents a realistic image of the university’s founding while focusing on relationships among key individuals.

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Schedule

from October 14, 2019 to November 09, 2019

Artist(s)

Seigo Kinbara et al.

Fee

Free

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 18:00
saturdays closing at 17:00, sundays closing at 17:00, holidays closing at 17:00
Note:Closed on University Holidays.

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Address: 1-736 Ogawacho, Kodaira-shi, Tokyo 187-8505
Phone: 042-342-6003

18 minutes walk from Takanodai station on the Seibu Kokubunji line or 20 minutes bus from JR Kokubunji station to the Musashino Bijutsu Daigaku stop.

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