The Journey to Nikawa - Tracing the Cultural Origins

Musashino Art University Museum & Library

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Nikawa glue is a traditional material used in Nihonga, modern Japanese-style painting. This glue, used to fix the pigments to the support, has inspired and encouraged the creation of a variety of styles. This exhibition, through a journey tracing the origins of nikawa production, with animal bones and skin as its base materials, provides a multifaceted examination of the use of animal-based materials, its social history, and the forms of expression that nikawa connects.

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Schedule

from May 12, 2021 to June 20, 2021
Open on Saturdays and Sundays by appointment only. Exhibition Hours 10:00-17:00.

Fee

Free

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 18:00
saturdays closing at 17:00
Closed on Sundays, Holidays
Note:Closed on University Holidays.

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Address: 1-736 Ogawacho, Kodaira-shi, Tokyo 187-8505
Phone: 042-342-6003

18 minute walk from Takanodai Station on the Seibu Kokubunji line; From the North exit of Kokubunji Station, take the Seibu bus for 20 minutes and get off at Musashino Bijutsu Daigaku.

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