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Modern Art: Painting and Sculpture

"Modern Art: Painting and Sculpture"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 18  June 7, 2011 (Tue) - July 18, 2011 (Mon)

Selflessness, By Yokoyama Taikan, 1897

This gallery features paintings and sculptures from the Meiji to Taisho period. Since it first opened in 1872 as the exposition venue of the Ministry of Education, Tokyo National Museum has collected important artworks that signify the development of modern Japanese art. The exhibit consists of selected works from the collection.
Current exhibit includes:
Machida Hisanari, By Takenouchi Kyuichi, 1912 (Gift of Mr. Imaizumi Yusaku)
Selflessness, By Yokoyama Taikan, 1897
Scenes from the Tropicas: Volume of Evening,  By Imamura Shiko, 1914 (Important Cultural Property )
A Nude and Lions, By Yoshida Hiroshi, 1909