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【Tokyo National Museum】 Special Exhibition “Ninna-ji Temple and Omuro School Only Daigeki Tempei and the True Temple’s Essay” Exhibition Report

【Tokyo National Museum】 Special Exhibition “Ninna-ji Temple and Omuro School Only Daigeki Tempei and the True Temple’s Essay” Exhibition Report

Goshiri Nyorai Seiza Osaka · Kanji Temple Collection From January 16 (Tuesday) to March 11 (Sun) of 2018, the Tokyo National Museum holds a special exhibition "Only Ninna-ji and Mikui schoolbanks – treasure of Tenpyo and Shingon Buddhism" – is held. Since the exhibition was held on 15th January, I will tell you how it is. Cherry-blossom viewing cherry tree famous as "late blooming cherry". The cherry blossoms cherry blossoms in the precincts of Kyoto · Ninna-ji temple have been popular as cherry blossoms of the common people since the Edo period. Ninna-ji was founded in 888, is the head temple of Omuya temple of about 790 temples nationwide. "Oimuro"

【National Museum of Nature and Science】 Planning Exhibition “MINAKATA Kumagusu: An informant-savant a 100 years ahead of his time” Exhibition report

From 19th December 2017 (Tue) to 4th March (Sun), 2018, at the National Museum of Nature and Science, the 150th anniversary commemorative exhibition “MINAKATA Kumagusu: An informant-savant a 100 years ahead of his time is held It is. Since the exhibition was held on 18th December, I will report on that situation. ■ Kumagusuku as a researcher and an information provider Minakata Kumagusu is a collective term for plants that do not bloom, such as mosses, ferns, fungi, etc. Currently not used ) We gathered a large number of materials in general, it was a naturalist of Onno. In 2006, the same exhibition "Southern Kumagusuku – explorer of the whole

【Tokyo University of the Arts, College Art Museum】 “Miakami Masaaki Exhibition of Interior of the Booth” Exhibition Report

“Mamiaki Masaaki exhibition of the booth” is being held at the Tokyo University of the Arts University Art Museum from 4th January 2018 (Wednesday) to 17th January (Wednesday). Since a press coverage was held on January 4th, I will tell you the state of the exhibition. Mr. Miyakami Miakami, who looked at nature and humans with a modern sense and a distinctive point of view and drew it with classical technique of back painting. In recent years, I have held personal exhibitions in Russia, Hungary, Portugal and other countries as paintings beyond the framework of Japanese paintings and continues to be active in many countries around the world. In addition,

“Ueno Information Office” Panda goods, popular ranking announced!

"Ueno Frontier Tower" was born in the site of Matsuzakaya South Building in November this year. On that first basement floor, "Ueno Information Office" which is a tourist information office is open. At Ueno Information Office, which sells Ueno specialties and gems as well as sightseeing information, we have about 45 brands, 800 kinds of goods such as well-established stores in Ueno area, famous shops, studio and cultural facilities. Among them, occupying more than 30% of sales, popular items are popular items. As Shan Shan (Kaka) will be released, panda goods that gather more and more attention. This time, Top 10 popular items have been announced from among the 60

【National Museum of Nature and Science】 Planning Exhibition “MINAKATA Kumagusu: An informant-savant a 100 years ahead of his time” held

Image courtesy of the National Science Museum At the National Museum of Nature and Science, the 150th Anniversary Exhibition "MINAKATA Kumagusu: An informant-savant a 100 years ahead of his time" is held during the period from December 19, 2017 (Tuesday) to March 4, 2018 (Sunday). Minakata Kumagusu is a naturalist who gathered a large number of materials such as mosses, ferns, fungi. After traveling to the U.S. and England, he interacted with a wide range of people, he was immersed in the study of cryptomer plants in Wakayama prefecture and focused on the nature conservation movement, and various ecology, religion, folklore that Kumagusu told the world view over the field

【National Science Museum】 Special Exhibition “Human Body – Challenge to Mystery” Press Release Presentation Report

A press release of a special exhibition “Human body – Challenge to mystery” to be held at the National Science Museum from March 13 (Tue) 2018 to Sunday, June 17, 2018 will be held on November 30 I was told. I will report the situation this time. Human beings who are most familiar to mankind, but existence of mystery filled with eternal mystery. In order to understand the mechanism of things that utilize and move oneself, human race has been challenging many times since the Renaissance era. “Human body – challenge to mystery” is a special exhibition linked with NHK Special “Human body – Mysterious huge network ~” broadcast. In

【Ueno Royal Museum】 “Scary painting” exhibition, more than 300,000 visitors

Visitors to the "Scary Painting" exhibition being held at the Ueno Royal Museum are on December 2, exceeding 300,000 people. Approximately 5,300 people are visiting the "scary painting" exhibition averaging over the course of the day, and from November 16, the opening hours are from 9 o'clock to 20 o'clock every day from 9 pm to 10 pm It extends to minutes). In the same exhibition (July 22 – September 18) held at the Hyogo Prefectural Art Museum, we recorded about 270,000 visitors. ■ "Scary Paintings" Exhibition is not only to just look at paintings, but also German literature who introduced a hidden episode while hitting motifs and era backgrounds,

【Welcome to foreigners who visit Japan! 】 Collaboration between traditional arts and contemporary arts

The “IKI” project executive committee ( http://ikipj.com/ ) will hold a festival of Japanese traditional culture at “Iriya SOOO dramatic!” in downtown Tokyo on December 2, 2017. The festival is called “walock”.   The theme of "adding Japanese to everyday" is a chic project that has learned and interacted with various cultures both in and outside of the world, providing opportunities for "fun" and "deeply" touching Japanese culture for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games .   “Walock” has proposed a new sum that traditional art experts collaborate with contemporary art such as "Ikebana" "Mai" "Sword" "Tea ceremony" etc. This theme is "Fair Day". Somewhat suspiciously nostalgic, let the world of

January 16 (Tue) – March 11 (Sun) 【Tokyo National Museum Heiseikan】 Special exhibition “Only Ninna-ji and Mikui school factions – Tempei and the treasure of Shingon Buddhism” decision to be held!

National Treasure ‘Amida Nyorai Seita’ Heian era · Jiwa 4 years (888) Kyoto · Ninnaji temple photo taken = Yuji Ono From January 16 (Tuesday) to March 11 (Sunday), 2018, the special exhibition “Ninna-ji Temple and Only Omuro factions only – Tempei and the treasure of Shingon Buddism -” will be held at the Tokyo National Museum Heiseikan . Ninna-ji known as Omuro cherry tree is a Shingon Buddhist temple that the Emperor Koumi appealed for construction in the second year of Jonathan (886) and the next generation Emperor of Uta completed it in the fourth year of Jiwa (888). From receiving a thick devotion from successive emperors, excellent paintings,

Sneek Preview Report: Unkei Exhibition at Tokyo National Museum

From September 26 (Tuesday) to November 26 (Sun), 2017, “Unkei” special exhibition in commemoration of Kofukuji Chukondo’s reconstruction will be held at the Tokyo National Museum. A press coverage was held on 25th September. Let us introduce exhibition contents. At Unkei’s age of adolescence, Chukondo in Kofuku-ji was his activity base. This exhibition will be held in commemoration of Chukondo’s reconstruction for the first time in these 300 years. It is said that 31 Buddha statues made by Unikei. 22 of them will be exhibited in this exhibition. In addition, you can see the work of his father Kokei, his son Tankei and Koben. In other words, this exhibition covers