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Special exhibition “Pompeii” venue report. Get closer to the real image of an ancient city that died 2000 years ago (at the Tokyo National Museum until April 3, 2022)

Special exhibition “Pompeii” venue report. Get closer to the real image of an ancient city that died 2000 years ago (at the Tokyo National Museum until April 3, 2022)

Pompeii, a city of the Roman Empire that once existed in southern Italy and disappeared with the eruption of a volcano about 2000 years ago. A special exhibition "Pompeii" is being held at the Tokyo National Museum Heiseikan in Ueno, Tokyo, which introduces the prosperity and people's lives with about 150 excavated items. The session will be from January 14th (Friday) to April 3rd (Sunday), 2022. Since I participated in the press preview held prior to the event, I will report on the state of the venue and the exhibited works. * All works not mentioned in the caption are in the collection of the National Archaeological Museum of Naples.

[Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum] “Van Gogh Exhibition: Resonating Souls Helene and Fincent” Venue Report: Follow the collection of van Gogh collectors and gems of belief

On Saturday, September 18, 2021, "Van Gogh Exhibition: Resonating Souls Helene and Fincent" opened at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno, Tokyo. The session is until December 12th (Sun). An exhibition that highlights the collection of Helene Kröller-Muller (1869-1939), the largest individual collector of Van Gogh's works. We will report on the venue where popular works such as "Country Road in Provence at Night" and "Yellow House (Street)" are lined up. Van Gogh's popular driving force Helene Kröller-Muller Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), who has fans all over the world and is one of the most beloved painters here in Japan. It is said that he aspired to be a

[Ueno Royal Museum] “Kingdom Exhibition-Shin-” Report |

The exhibition "Kingdom Exhibition- Shin-" of the manga "Kingdom" based on Yasuhisa Hara is being held at the Ueno Royal Museum in Ueno, Tokyo. * The session is from June 12th (Sat) to July 25th (Sun), 2021. "Kingdom Exhibition-Shin-" created under the full supervision of the author The popular manga "Kingdom" serialized in "Weekly Young Jump" (Shueisha) is set in China during the Spring and Autumn Warring States period, with a former servant boy, Shin, who aims to become a general in the world, and Qin, who later becomes Qin Shi Huang. This is a story about the young king, Qin Shi Huang, aiming to unify China. This "Kingdom Exhibition-Shin-"

Special Exhibition “Isamu Noguchi: The Road to Discovery” Venue Report (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum ~ 2021/8/29)

At the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno, Tokyo, a special exhibition "Isamu Noguchi's Discovery Road" is being held from April 24th to August 29th, 2021. This exhibition traces the "path of discovery" that Isamu Noguchi took while searching for "what is sculpture" throughout his life with about 90 works. We will report on the state of the venue and the exhibited works. About the sculptor Isamu Noguchi Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988), a leading sculptor of the 20th century, has demonstrated exceptional talent in various fields such as stage art, product design, and landscape design. Despite being a well-known master, Noguchi was not good at sticking to one form or material

Special Exhibition “All about Choju-Giga, a National Treasure” Venue Report | Enjoy the world of Choju-Giga! All volumes and scenes are released for the first time in the history of the exhibition

From April 13th to May 30th, 2021, a special exhibition "All about National Treasure Choju-Giga" is being held at the Tokyo National Museum in Ueno, Tokyo. * Added on June 1, 2021 The museum was temporarily closed to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, but it resumed from June 1 and the session was extended until June 20. Please check the official website for the latest information. One of the best masterpieces in the history of Japanese painting, "Choju-Giga," which vividly depicts anthropomorphic animals and people's activities, and continues to capture people's hearts over time. We covered this exhibition, which attracted a lot of attention in the first

[Venue Report] 120th Anniversary Exhibition “Emperor Showa’s Biology Research” is being held at the National Science Museum until June 20, 2021

At the National Science Museum in Ueno, Tokyo, the 120th anniversary exhibition "Emperor Showa's Biology Research" is being held from April 20th (Tuesday) to June 20th (Sunday), 2021. is. I have participated in the press preview held prior to the event, so I would like to report on the situation at the venue. * Shooting is prohibited in the exhibition hall. The photos in the article were taken at a press preview with special permission. A special exhibition where you can feel the existence of Emperor Showa Emperor Showa (1901-1989), who was interested in studying biology from an early age and continued his lifelong research on biology such as deformed

National Science Museum “Hunter of the Earth Exhibition” Venue Report | Giant crocodile and precious Japanese river otter. A large collection of specimens that stimulate curiosity

At the National Museum of Nature and Science in Ueno, Tokyo, a special exhibition "Hunter of the Earth-400 Million Years on Land" (hereinafter "Hunter of the Earth Exhibition") will be held from March 9th to June 13th, 2021. ") Is being held. Since I participated in the press preview held prior to the event, I would like to introduce the venue and the contents of the exhibition. Exciting "Hunter of the Earth Exhibition" venue This exhibition focuses on the "predation" activities of diversified organisms during the 400 million years since they landed. It is an exhibition that follows the ecology of land hunters (predators) who catch and eat prey and

[Interview Report] Learn about the fun of modern books here! “Modern books to read and taste” is being held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (until 2021/1/7)

At the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno, Tokyo , the Ueno Artist Project 2020 "Reading and Tasting Contemporary Books" is being held from Wednesday, November 18, 2020 to Thursday, January 7, 2021. In this article,"Anyone reading the work of the" book ", exhibition so people can watch while enjoying" exhibition of exhibition content and attractions based on the concept, and in co-host of the (※ ~ session change on December 28, 2008) " We will also introduce "Showa no Sho to read and taste". Even beginners can enjoy reading books! Enjoy the well-trained expressions of veteran writers I think there are surprisingly many people who like art in general,

[Tokyo National Museum] Special Exhibition “Momoyama-100 Years of the World” Preview Report [10 / 6-11 / 29]

During the period from October 6th (Tuesday) to November 29th (Sunday), 2020, a special exhibition "Momoyama-100 Years of the World" is being held at the Tokyo National Museum Heiseikan in Ueno, Tokyo. .. The other day, I participated in the press preview held earlier, so I will report on the exhibited works and the state of the venue. The special exhibition "Momoyama-100 Years of the World" is such an exhibition The Azuchi-Momoyama period lasted for 30 years from the fall of the Muromachi Shogunate in 1573 to the opening of the Edo Shogunate in 1603. It was a time of rapid change, when Japan changed from the turbulent era of

Held until 10/25! “Tokyo University of the Arts Collection Exhibition 2020-Chronicle of the Arts” coverage report

I went to the "Gaidai Collection Exhibition 2020-Chronicle" which is being held at the University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts in Ueno, Tokyo from September 26, 2020! Have you all been there yet? In this article, we will report on the contents and highlights of this exhibition. What was particularly wonderful was the self-portraits of the former students, which were lined up all around the exhibition room, and more than 100 of them! Those who were active in the art world in later years, those who died at a young age despite their talent. It was a very spectacular exhibition where you can compare and enjoy the self-portraits

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