First Anniversary Special Exhibition
Japanese Paintings of Modern Osaka
2023-01-21 – 2023-04-02
This exhibition focuses on modern Osaka Nihonga from the Meiji Period to the Showa Period, presenting about 150 works by over fifty painters. It also looks at the backstories behind the creation of the art, giving a deeper understanding of the appeal of individual works and the roles of the gadan painting circles, as well as revealing the urban culture of Osaka that remains an influence to the present day.
Information about the Exhibition
|Date||January 21– April 2, 2023|
Closed on Mondays (except March 20)
|Opening hours||10:00 – 17:00 (last entry 16:30)|
|Venue||Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka 4F Galleries|
|Organizer||Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka, Mainichi Shimbun, NHK Osaka Station|
|Sponsorship||Koukando Co., Ltd, Daiwa House, forum kaya Shinseisya|
|Grants||Project for the Japan Cultural Expo FY 2022—Creating Cultural Resources Contents (Supporting Exhibitions Utilizing Regional Cultural Assets)|
|Admission fee||Adults: 1,700 yen|
University/High school students: 1000 yen
Junior high school/Elementary students: Free admission
* The museum may close without notice in the event of disasters or other circumstances beyond our control.
* Prices include tax.
* Persons holding an official Disability Certificate are admitted for half the price of a same-day ticket (including one attendant).
* Certification of eligibility for special rates must be presented before admission for all except regular adult rates.
* For this exhibition, regular adult rates apply to Osaka residents aged 65 or older.
|List of Works||List of Works|
1. First major exhibition on Osaka NihongaExhibiting about 150 works, this is the first show ever to bring together such a large number of modern Osaka Nihonga.
2. Brings together distinctive artists, including Kitano Tsunetomi, Shima Seien, and Suga TatehikoThe exhibition presents the works of over fifty painters, including figure painter Kitano Tsunetomi, as well as pioneering female painter Shima Seien, Suga Tatehiko, who portrayed Osaka culture with humor, and Yano Kyoson, who led a new style of Nanga painting. Distinctive art originating from Osaka fills the exhibition space with wonderful beauty and color.
3. First Nihonga exhibition at the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, OsakaThis is the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka's first Nihonga exhibition, and it coincides with the museum's first anniversary in February 2022. The show brings artistic gems created in Osaka back together, presenting them at the museum that has become the city's new landmark.
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