The Beauty of Black

Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art
Until Jun 26


Shunso Hishida, Taikan Yokoyama, Tsunenobu Kano et al.
Various colors are used in traditional Japanese paintings, but the focus of this exhibition will be the black color in artworks from the Hosokawa Collection. We will introduce the techniques with which black has been used effectively, as well as the meanings of the color.

First Half: April 8th (Sat) - May 15th (Sun)
Second Half: May 17th (Tue) - June 26th (Sun)



Apr 8 (Fri) 2022-Jun 26 (Sun) 2022

Venue Hours

Closed on Monday
Open on a public holiday Monday but closed on the following day.
FeeAdults ¥430; University Students ¥260, High School Students and Under, Persons with Disability Certificates free.
VenueKumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art
Location2 Ninomaru, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto 860-0008
Access15 minute walk from Kumamoto Castle / City Hall Station; From the Shirakawa exit (East exit) of JR Kumamoto Station, take the Kumamoto Castle Tour bus and get off at Sakuramachi Bus Terminal. The venue is 15 minute walk from there.