“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.