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: 《Descended Triangle – Triangle》1981 《Series – In front of, In back of – “Surface – Roll Her”》1972-74 Shoichi Ida (1941-2006) is one of the most important printmakers in the age of called “Golden Age of Contemporary Prints” in the late sixties and early seventies in Japan. During the three decades after the seventies, he [...]
Copyright: ［大原御幸図屏風］ 江戸時代 文化庁蔵 〔通期〕 Copyright: ［重要文化財 鳥羽院御願 毘沙門天立像］ 平安時代 峰定寺像 〔通期〕 Taira-no-Kiyomori is famous for the first samurai who established the age of samurai after the decline of the nobles in the end of Heian era (the 12th century). His family was based at the Rokuhara area in Kyoto (between Gojo and Shichijo), therefore some famous temples around this area such as [...]
Shu KUBO, born in 1951, is a famous “kirie” artist. He cuts “washi” Japanese paper and makes kirie with original technique using some materials such as pastel, acrylic paint, cloths and sometimes sand. In this exhibition, about 150 works including the images of Kyoto, Japanese cuisine and four seasons will be displayed.