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.
This is a good opportunity to see approximately 40 great works by the representative painters of the Dutch Golden Age, Johannes Vermeer, Pieter de Hooch and Gerard ter Borch. This exhibition features the conversation between the painters and their family or lovers, which is expressed in their works.It’s the first time that “Woman in Blue [...]
Netsuke are special accessories for pilcases or tobacco pouches which are hung from the obi sashs of kimono. This exhibition features the netsuke artist, Abe Yuko who has been creating mainly ivory netsuke and personal seal engravings. You can enjoy the elaborate skill and beauty of netsuke in a traditional Japanese setting which used to [...]
This exhibition is held to commemorate the 70th year of the foundation of the Kyoto Japanese painting Association, and also the renewal of this museum. The Kyoto Japanese painting Association was established by Takeuchi Seiho, Hashimoto Kansetsu and other famous Japanese painters in 1941. It is currently organized by about 550 painters. This time, 23 [...]
Copyright : 伊藤若冲筆 虻に双鶏 Hosomi Museum offers an opportunity for you to appreciate the Japanese arts and museums. This year they feature works with the theme of Shinto and Buddhism art, ink painting and handicraft from three eras: Kamakura, Muromachi and Momoyama. You can buy some sophisticated souvenirs at the museum shop and have lunch at [...]
The Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg has collected about 5,000 wood-block printings since its establishment in 1887. They include the works by Utamaro, Sharaku, Hokusai and other famous ukiyo-e artists. “Surimono” the prints for a personal gift and some materials such as the pictures for printing, the wood blocks etc. are also being exhibited [...]