100th Anniversary of the Birth of YAMASHITA KIYOSHI, a Retrospective

100th Anniversary of the Birth of YAMASHITA KIYOSHI, a Retrospective

2023.06.24(Sat)- 09.10(Sun)

Introducing the exhibition

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Known as a wandering painter of artistic genius who captured the hearts of many people with his hari-e collages of nostalgic Japanese landscapes, Kiyoshi Yamashita (1922-1971) would have celebrated his 100th birthday in 2022. This retrospective exhibition takes the viewer through the life of Kiyoshi Yamashita, a prolific artist who continued to create works of art until his death at the age of 49. The array of works to be shown include sketches from when he was a child, his famed hari-e collages inspired by his endless wanderings around Japan, as well as his oil paintings, ceramics and pen drawings. Kiyoshi Yamashita is also well known thanks to dramas and films portraying his life, and in this exhibition we seek to offer viewers an opportunity to examine anew his true self as an artist dedicated to his work, with a personality that was sensitive and unassuming in nature.


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


Days closed


New Year holidays, and periodically during changes of exhibits
※ Open if it is a holiday
※ Open on July 17

Exhibition Calendar

Pick up

  • 《Fireworks, Nagaoka》

    1950, Hari-e collage

    Yamashita Kiyoshi Headquarters ©Kiyoshi Yamashita / STEPeast 2022

    Kiyoshi Yamashita

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