From peace to the present age, point of Japanese book is easy-to-understand guide!
Words and letter which we usually use casually have eternal history. When these were written in fude and sumi by hand of person, letter is given life as "book" for the first time. In addition, it is moment when it retains "power" with new figure and form. We selected carefully with attractive A product, approximately 80 points before the Heian era reaching in the present age to investigate characteristic of various expression to spread through the world of book at this exhibition. We pay attention to development of pictorial expression hidden in book in particular and investigate game in book expression, trace of play comfort.
It is running out of masterful drawing, Takano of the Heian era and begins and can overlook the history of book of Japan for approximately more than 900 years in digest by book exhibition up to A product of calligraphers representing splendid work of Koetsu Honnami and others and Showa in Momoyama era. Besides, not conventional textbook-like person commentary, we introduce each time and characteristic of each work from unprecedented novel viewpoint clearly. As for the book, it is in meeting place of omnibus form that we can get close to for people feeling some angularity.