A Treasure Chest of Japanese and East Asian Art: Masterpieces from the Kubosō Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - Sunday, November 24, 2019
※Some works will be replaced during the exhibition period.

Celadon Vase with phoenix handles, Longquan ware, known as “Bansei”,
National Treasure,
Southern Sung dynasty (China), 12th-13th century,
Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

Tosa Mitsuyoshi,
Genji Monogatari Tekagami (scene from The Tales of Genji),
Edo Period, Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

Kitagawa Utamaro,
Three Beauties of the Present Day,
Edo Period, Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

Ju-O-Kyo (Buddhist scripture),
Five Dynasties to Northern Song Dynasty; 10th c., China, Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

Komakurabe Gyoko Emaki (illustrated scenes from the “Horserace”chapter of the Eiga Monogatari), Kamakura Period, Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

Miyamoto Musashi, Shrike in barren tree,
Edo Period, Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

painted by Ikei Shutoku with inscription by Senrin Shukei, Hotei (Budai), Muromachi Period, Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

Located in Osaka Prefecture’s Izumi City, the Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi features the collection of the Kuboso Corporation, a local cotton textile company that had been in business since the Meiji Era. This exhibition will introduce famous picture scrolls from the Kamakura period(1185-1333) and other exceptional works from Japan and China from the museum’s collection, including National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties of Japan. This is the first time in thirty―seven years that a large number of famous works from the Kuboso will be displayed at another museum.

Information

Duration Saturday, October 5, 2019 - Sunday, November 24, 2019
※Some works will be replaced during the exhibition period.
AdmissionGeneral: 1,000 yen (800 yen); University Students: 800 yen
(640 yen ); High-School Students/Seniors 60 and Older: 500 yen (400 yen ); Elementary/Junior-High-School Students: 100 yen (80 yen )
*Numbers inside parentheses ( ) are admission fees for groups of ten or more and for Shibuya residents.
*Elementary and junior-high-school students are admitted free of charge on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays.
*Shibuya residents are admitted free of charge on Fridays.
*Persons with disabilities and up to one attendant are admitted free of charge.
ClosedMondays (except for October 14 and November 4), October 15 and November 5
★NOTICE★
Temporary closing due to typhoon.
Saturday, October 12, 10:00~18:00
Sunday, October 13, 10:00~12:00
Organized by: The Shoto Museum of Art