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[Fukuoka/Kitakyusyu City] Kitakyushu City Museum of Art "Adachi Museum of Art collection Yokoyama Taikan Exhibition" Held from April 6th to May 19th!

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An exhibition will be held from April 6th to May 19th to display the masterpieces of Yokoyama Taikan, who is known as the master of Japanese painting and is known for his many works that feature peaceful nature such as Mt. Fuji, cherry blossoms, and autumn leaves, which are symbolic of Japan. It wil...

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Who is Yokoyama Taikan (1868-1958)?

He supported the philosophy of Tenshin Okakura, who encouraged the protection and new expression of Japanese cultural assets and works of art, and participated in the founding of the Japan Art Institute in 1898. He studied Western painting techniques and attempted a new expression of Japanese painting called "Mouroutai.''

Exhibited works

Among the works held by the Adachi Museum of Art in Yasugishi City, Shimane Prefecture, which is famous for its Yokoyama Taikan Collection, are his early masterpiece "Mugo,'' which depicts the state of enlightenment in Zen as a mindless child, and the hazy masterpiece "Hikifune.'' In addition to the many paintings of Mt. Fuji that he continued to draw throughout his life, you can also enjoy 50 carefully selected works, including the gorgeous masterpiece "Autumn Leaves,'' which uses platinum to create the splash of ripples.

◆Basic information

Address: 21-1 Nishisayagatani-cho, Tobata-ku, Kitakyushu City

Phone number: 093-882-7777

Opening hours: 9:30-17:30 (last entry at 17:00)

Closed: Mondays (If Monday is a holiday or substitute holiday, the next day will be closed)

Access: From JR Kokura Station, take bus number 7M from the "Kokura Station Entrance" bus stop ▶ Get off at "Kitakyushu City Museum of Art". Or, 10-20 minutes by taxi after getting off at JR Tobata Station, JR Edamitsu Station, or JR Space World Station.

Parking: Available (210 spaces, free)

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