Cats: A National Treasure
This event has ended.
Cats have been beloved since first coming to Japan during the Nara period. Depicted by painters, sculptors, and writers, it is not an exaggeration to say that cats have been a source of inspiration for Japanese artists and are a national treasure. Under the motif national treasure this exhibit depicts cats in various time periods and across genres.
Exhibiting artists: Chiemi Amano, Ryo Arai, Hiromi Arita・Chabo, Ikuyo Ishiwata, Hiromi Okuhira, Yasumaro Ozawa, Tatsumi, Meroji Kawamura, Ganso Futoneko-do, Kibuneno, Seitaro Kuroda, Aya Go, Shin Kojima, Katsuyo Kobayashi, Makiko Sakurai, Housetsu Sato, Naomi Matsukaze, Miyako Sugihara, Yoshimi Suzuki, Chizuruko Demachi, Maho Toyota, Jin Nakamura, Hiromine Nakamura, Tomio Hashimoto, Sanae Higashi, Hisoka, Yoshinori and Rieko Hirabayashi, Furuhon Sugurido, Maikeru Karawata, Hiroshi Masumura, Katsumi Matsushita, Hiroko Matsumoto, Michiru Mizutani, Norio Mizuno, Hyogo Mino, Noriko Miyachi, Kenji Mera, Wajin Mori, Tadanori Yokoo, Shino Watanabe