[Image: Hideo Hagiwara "Lion and Frog from Aesop's Picture Fables" (1976)]

Hideo Hagiwara “Colors and Lines – Aesop’s Picture Fables”

Kichijoji Art Museum


Hideo Hagiwara
Hideo Hagiwara, familiar with Aesop’s Fables since childhood, started his “Aesop’s Picture Fables” series in 1976. This series ran twenty years from idea to completion and developed new possibilities in woodblock printing with a style of gentle freedom. Kichijoji Art Museum exhibits all 51 of these vivid, vibrant works depicting anthropomorphized animals.




Closed July 14–July 16, July 22–July 30, August 12–August 20.

Venue Hours

10:00 ~ 19:30
Closed on the last Wednesday of each month and during the New Year holidays.
FeeAdults ¥100; Elementary School Students and Under free; Seniors 65 & Over, Persons with Disability Certificates free. [Special Exhibition] Adults ¥300, High School and Junior High School Students ¥100
VenueKichijoji Art Museum
Location7F FF Bldg., 1-8-16 Kichijoji Honcho, Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-0004
Access3 minute walk from the North exit of Kichijoji Station on the JR Chuo and Sobu lines or Keio Inokashira line.