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Jakuchu at Hosomi Museum

The Hosomi Museum is located in Kyoto’s eastern district of Okazaki,next to famous Heian Shrine. The museum is based on the collection of the late Osaka industrialist, Hosomi Ryo, and it is strong in works by the Kano school, Rimpa school, literati paintings and the individualist painter, Ito Jakuchu (1716-1800). I went to the exhibition “Ito… Read More »

Jakuchu The 300th Anniversary of his Birth

This year celebrates Jakuchu’s tricentennial anniversary and this special exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum introduced masterpieces spanning his early to late career. I was so eager to see this exhibition, however, I gave up to line up for 240 minutes to enter. Yes, actually, I missed the exhibition. It may be hard to believe,… Read More »