“Birth of Jakuchu”: Beyond Conflict
March 28, 2020〜July 26, 2020
We feature Ito Jakuchu (1716-1800), an extraordinary painter who gains popularity even today. "Rooster and Turnips”, a paint considered as one of his earliest works, is exhibited for the first time in public. Let's explore the world of Jakuchu and understand how he resolved his worries and became a professional painter.
Taikan & Shunso – Tokyo Art Circle of Painters –
August 1, 2020〜October 11, 2020
Yokoyama Taikan, a great master of modern Japanese paintings and his best friend Hishida Shunso.
We introduce two talented painters whose works blew a new wind to the tradition of paintings as well as the modern Japanese paintings depicted by the Tokyo Art Circle of Painters.
October 24, 2020〜January 11, 2021
Just as Van Goch and Modigliani, many artists can be found in Japan, who changed their tragic fate into the source food for the creation of to create the splendid work.
The exhibitions focus on the ill-starred destiny of the artists and take a closer look on the drama behind their works.
This is the first joint exhibition of two museums located in Arashiyama - the Fukuda Art Museum and Saga Arashiyama Museum of Arts & Culture.
The Age of Seiho : A Painter Who Depicts the Smell
March 1, 2021〜April 11, 2021
Takeuchi Seiho (1864-1942), a genius of Japanese style painting, emerged from Kyoto, the city which has nurtured the traditional culture for more than one thousand years.
This exhibition showcases Seiho's popular animal paintings and large-sized landscapes as well as the works of his teacher Kono Bairei and his colleagues who were reputed as "big four," and the works of his students with various individualities.
Beauty from Every Angle: Bijinga
April 24, 2021〜July 4, 2021
In April 2021, the special exhibition featuring Bijinga, "Beauty from Every Angle: Bijinga" will be on show by the rearranged list of works with new items to our collection. This time, we offer you an opportunity to view all Bijinga works in the Fukuda Collection.