Japanese Paintings from East to West: Taikan, Shunso, Shoen and More
Ends in 51 days
Spotlighting Taikan Yokoyama (1868-1958), a master hand of Mt. Fuji paintings, Shoen Uemura (1875-1949) and Kiyokata Kaburaki(1878-1972), who devoted themselves to beauty portraits (bijin-ga), and Kagaku Murakami (1888-1939), who created numerous paintings of Kannon (the goddess of mercy). Over the course of the Meiji, Taisho and Showa eras, these artists sought new forms of expression between tradition and innovation, creating vibrant and captivating works of art.
This exhibition presents Japanese paintings from East to West, with a focus on painters from Tokyo and Kyoto, bringing together some of the finest works of the Okada Museum of Art collection. These include Taikan Yokoyama’s masterpiece “Mt. Fuji”, Shoen Uemura’s most famous beauty portrait “Shiokumi Japanese Dance,” and Gyoshu Hayami’s suiboku-ga ink painting masterpiece “Magnolia (Noble Flowers in Spring Garden).” In addition, all seven works of Shunso Hishida, who died at the young age of 36, will be on display in commemoration of the 110th anniversary of his death.
from April 03, 2021 to September 26, 2021
Adults and University Students ￥2800; High School, Junior High and Elementary School Students ¥1800.
From 9:00 To 17:00
Note:Closed during the New Year holidays and in between exhibitions.
Address: 493 Kowakudani, Hakone-machi, Asigara Shimo-gun, Kanagawa 250-0406
From the Kowakudani Station on the Hakone Tozan line, take the bus for 2 minutes and get off at Kowakuen; From the Odawara Station on the Odakyu Odawara or JR Tokaido line, take the bus for 40 minutes and get off at Kowakuen.