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Arts & Performances

Kyoto is a birth place of traditional arts, crafts and performances of Japan,
and has been maintaining its tradition with the coming of the new age.
Here GTK'd like to introduce the monthly art highlights, museums, creators etc.


@ 喜多川歌麿 「歌まくら」 浦上満氏蔵

@ 歌川国貞 「花鳥餘情吾妻源氏」 国際日本文化研究センター蔵

Shunga is a variety of Ukiyoe woodblock printing from the Edo Era, which expressed humor as well as sexual images. Especially in western countries, since the Japonisme period at the end of 19th century, their artistry has been highly coveted.
This time the exhibition will display a number of shunga created by popular Ukiyoe artists such as Kitagawa Utamaro, Katsushika Hokusai.
You can enjoy a wide range of Ukiyoe, as well as original drawings with images of ordinary people in the Edo Era.

* Under 18 years old is not allowed to see the exhibition.

  • February 6th ~ April 10th, 10:00-18:00 (entry by 17:00) ( -20:00 on Fri & Sat after March 18), closed on Mondays (open on March 21)
  • Hosomi Museum
  • ¥1500

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