past exhibitions


The World of Ryushi Kawabata
- Nihonga of Energy and Innovation -
<October 12 (Sat)-November 24 (Sun),2019 >
This exhibition presents Ryushi's works on the subject of Kyoto as well as his works of "Kaijo Geijutsu (or art for a large space)", which Ryushi advocated. We also introduce some of works by the artists of the Seiryusha associated with Kyoto.

The World of Buddha by Insho DOMOTO
From his paintings to his private collection of masterpiece statues
<May 29 (Wed)-September 23 (Mon) 2019 >
The current exhibition presents these sketches at a time, along with related Buddhist paintings, so that we can see how he produced the Buddhist paintings of the pagoda.
In addition, specially exhibited for the first time are Buddhist statues from the Heian to the Kamakura periods from Insho Domoto's collection.

The Most Attractive Figure - Girls, Ladies and Maiko Girls in Kyoto Who Dressed Well -
<April 3 (Wed) - May 19 (Sun), 2019 >
The current exhibition presents women figures painted by Japanese-style painters who were active in Kyoto during the Taisho, Showa and Heisei periods.
For example, lovely young girls, fascinating women, and graceful Kyoto maiko (apprentice geisha), painted by Keigetsu Kikuchi, Daizaburo Nakamura, Toshiko Mitani, Fuku Akino, Ryohei Miwa and others can be seen.