Kawase Hasui: Travel and nostalgic landscape

Kawase Hasui: Travel and nostalgic landscape

2021.10.02(Sat)- 12.26(Sun)

Notice of the exhibition

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A retrospective exhibition of the woodblock print artist Hasui Kawase (1883-1957), who was active during the Taisho and Showa eras. Hasui was inspired by breezes, and spent his days travelling with the sun, clouds, and rain, painting the scenery of all four seasons of Japan. This was also a journey to seek the scenery of old times. One of the key supporters of woodblock production was Shozaburo Watanabe, a woodblock print publisher and leader of the shin-hanga (new prints) movement. Their strong desire to create something special lead them to strive for woodblock prints that could also be appreciated overseas. Hasui’s landscape prints are admired for their soothing effects. This exhibition invites you to the world of Hasui, and consists of valuable works including some series that can rarely be seen together. This group of prints rich in poetic sentiment, and which makes full use of traditional woodblock printing skills, offers a moment of calm in a bustling city.

Hours

10:00-18:00 (Last admission by 17:30)

Access

Days closed

Mondays, and November 16

New Year holidays, and periodically during changes of exhibits
※open if it is a holiday

Exhibition Calendar

By advance reservation only The online reservation system of this exhibition will be started from mid-September.

Admission

Online tickets Tickets sold on the day at the window
Adults 1,300yen 1,500yen
University Students with ID 1,000yen 1,100yen
Under age 18 Free Free

Advanced reservation at the date and time appointed is required.
Please click below buy Online tickets.

Pick up

  • 《Zōjō-ji Temple, Shiba, from the series Twenty Views of Tokyo》

    1925, Woodcut on paper

    S.WATANABE COLOR PRINT CO.

  • 《Moon at Magome, from the series Twenty Views of Tokyo》

    1930, Woodcut on paper

    S.WATANABE COLOR PRINT CO.

  • 《Kishō, Nishiizu》

    1937, Woodcut on paper

    S.WATANABE COLOR PRINT CO.

  • 《The Ferry Port at Tsukishima, from the series Twelve Months of Tokyo》

    1921, Woodcut on paper

    S.WATANABE COLOR PRINT CO.

  • 《Ichinokura at Ikegami, Sunset, from the series Twenty Views of Tokyo》

    1928, Woodcut on paper

    S.WATANABE COLOR PRINT CO.

  • 《Komagata Embankment, from the series Twelve Scenes of Tokyo》

    1919, Woodcut on paper

    S.WATANABE COLOR PRINT CO.

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