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

Kichijoji Art Museum

poster for Hideo Hagiwara “Colors and Lines – Aesop’s Picture Fables”
[Image: Hideo Hagiwara "Lion and Frog from Aesop's Picture Fables" (1976)]

Ends in 9 days

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.



from June 03, 2021 to October 03, 2021
Closed July 14–July 16, July 22–July 30, August 12–August 20.


Hideo Hagiwara


http://www.musashino-culture.or.jp/a_museum/ (Japanese) (venue's website)


Adults ¥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

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 19:30
Note:Closed on the last Wednesday of each month and during the New Year holidays.


Address: 7F FF Bldg., 1-8-16 Kichijoji Honcho, Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-0004
Phone: 0422-22-0385 Fax: 0422-22-0386

3 minute walk from the North exit of Kichijoji Station on the JR Chuo and Sobu lines or Keio Inokashira line.

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