The Lineage of Modern Japanese Art

Kashima Arts

poster for The Lineage of Modern Japanese Art
[Image: Taikan Yokoyama “Mt. Fuji in Spring”]

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Following the Meiji restoration, the introduction of Western art had incredible influence over Japanese painting and, in turn, forced Japanese artists to redefine themselves and rebuild a stronger identity. In times of great uncertainty, the paintbrush paved the way for innovation, and, today, these traces remain unfazed. Offering approximately 40 works from the Meiji to the Showa period (1868-1989), this exhibition is an opportunity to see the works of key painters who marked their names in the history of modern Japanese art, all in one place.



from September 12, 2020 to September 22, 2020
Open throughout the period.



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