The World of Kazuhiro Kuno

Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art

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After graduating from Musashino Art School (now Musashino Art University), Kazuhiro Kuno (born in 1938) studied abroad as a research student at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. His experience of traveling to Europe, where he encountered many historical masterpieces, had a great influence on his subsequent painting career.

In particular, he had a fateful encounter with the work of Giotto di Bondone at the Louvre, where he immersed himself in tempera copying and spent time studying the technique. Since his return to Japan, Kuno has held many solo exhibitions, as well as exhibitions such as the Rikki Exhibition, the Yasui Award Exhibition, and the Japan Outstanding Works of Art Exhibition, and has been active at the forefront of the contemporary Western-style painting world, winning the Kawakita Rimmyo Award at the Ryoyonome Exhibition in 1999.

This exhibition brings together over 50 of his oil paintings, drawings, and sculptures of portraits, stills, landscapes, and other subjects.

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Schedule

from June 24, 2021 to October 12, 2021
Open on Wednesdays during July and August.

Artist(s)

Kazuhiro Kuno

Website

https://www.nichireki.co.jp/ikeda/?lang=en (venue's website)

Fee

Adults ¥1000, High School Students ¥700, Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥500.

Venue Hours

From 9:00 To 17:00
Closed on Wednesdays
Note:Open on public holiday Wednesday but closed on the following day.

Access

Address: 614 Totari, Ito-shi, Shizuoka 414-0052
Phone: 0557-45-2211 Fax: 0557-45-2212

From JR Ito Station, take the Tokai bus and get off at Ikeda Bijutsukan. From Izukogen Station, take the Tokai bus and get off at Ikeda Bijutsukan.

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