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.
Copyright : 竹久夢二 セノオ楽譜no.44「蘭燈」京都国立近代美術館 Takehisa Yumeji (1884-1934) was a popular painter whose works using motifs of beautiful women wearing kimono fascinated people. His works were used for mediums such as magazine covers, leaflets etc. This exhibition displays about 600 works by Yumeji and other painters collected by Kawanishi Hide, who was a woodblock artist and had [...]
Copyright : 桜菊折枝蝶文様小袖 ＜さくらきくおりえだちょうもんようこそで＞ （前期：丸紅） This is an exhibition of kimono called Kosode, which is said to be the model of kimono. This time beautiful antique Kosode dating from the Momoyama era to the Edo era will be on display. You can see the change in the designs and patterns of kimono spanning 260 years. 5 tickets [...]
Copyright : 忍草蒔絵高坏 三井記念美術館蔵 The Mitsui Family, which is used to one of the zaibatsu in Japan, patronized the industrial arts in Kyoto in the Meiji era. The famous lacquer shop, Zohiko was also protected by The Mitsui and created the gorgeous gold lacquer called makie . This exhibition features Zohiko lacquer art and about 40 [...]
Copyright: 赤塚不二夫 The “Akatsuka Fujio Manga University Exhibition” is a project that aims to rediscover this genius manga artist, who was at the forefront of not just the manga industry, but the post-war period itself. This time many of his manga works and their artifacts with some famous characters in his manga are on display. [...]