This exhibition, held at the Shanghai Museum, China, commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Aoyama San'u, a prominent calligrapher during the Showa and the Heisei eras. Through the Chinese paintings and calligraphy that he enthusiastically collected throughout his lifetime, together with his selected masterworks, this exhibition provides a retrospective of his life’s work.
Exhibition Title: The Vision and Calligraphy of Aoyama San'u
Dates: April 20, 2013 (Sat) -
May 26, 2013 (Sun) July 2, 2013 (Tue)
*Owing to its popularity, this exhibition has been extended.
Venue: Shanghai Museum (No.2 Exhibition Hall)
Organizers: Shanghai Museum, Tokyo National Museum, The Yomiuri Shimbun
With the special assistance of: KENSIN SYODOU KAI
Major works in this exhibition
Living Black and White, By Aoyama San'u, 1988, Tokyo National Museum (Gift of Ms. Aoyama Toku and Mr. Aoyama Keiji)
Poem, By Wu Xizai, Qing dynasty, 19th century, Tokyo National Museum (Gift of Mr. Aoyama San'u )
Photo:Living Black and White, 1988, By Aoyama San'u, Tokyo National Museum (Gift of Ms. Aoyama Toku and Mr. Aoyama Keiji)