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Modern Art

"Modern Art"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 18  July 11, 2017 (Tue) - August 20, 2017 (Sun)

Portrait of Reiko (detail), By Kishida Ryusei, Dated 1921 (Important Cultural Property)

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:
In the Shade of Willows, By Yokoyama Taikan, Dated 1913
Portrait of Reiko,
By Kishida Ryusei, Dated 1921 (Important Cultural Property)
By Suzuki Chokichi, Dated 1892 (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago)
Wild Boar,
By Ishikawa Komei, Dated 1912 (Gift of the artist)