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[National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo] Picture of endless Masaaki Yamada

Date From Tuesday, December 6, 2016 to Sunday, February 12, 2017
From 10:00 to 17:00 (on Friday from 10:00 to 20:00)
*Admission until 30 minutes before closing
Closed days On Monday (on January 2, we are opened for nine days),
Year-end and New Year (December 28 [water] - January 1, 2017 [Sundays and holidays]) January 10 [fire]
Place National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo 1F plan exhibition gallery 
(3-1, Kitanomarukouen, Chiyoda-ku)
Access From Tokyo Metro Tozai Line Takebashi Station 1b exit a 3-minute walk
View charges General 1,000 (800) Japanese yen
University student 500 (400) Japanese yen
*(groups rate more than 20 in). All include consumption tax.
*One and person of attendant (for one person) that lower than high school student and have under 18 years old, disability certificate are free of charge.
*Student, the staff of a school of campus members participation school can see at group rate by the presentation of identification of student identification card or staff of a school.
*You can see "MOMAT collection" (4F-2F), (2F gallery 4) "looking for "real" in eikyu 1935-1937 darkness" for view charges of book exhibition only for the day of the admission.
Sponsorship National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Kyoto National Museum of Modern Arts
Reference Hello dial (exhibition guidance)
TEL: 03-5777-8600

Event contents


You continue describing, and    
It is contract with   picture

 Painter, Masaaki Yamada who unified what "we described" with own life, and took distance out of tide of art, and continued describing in loneliness throughout the life. It is the first full-scale retrospective show that covered all his painting known as screen of stripe. We introduce more than 200 points of main Yosaku whom we chose from a little less than 5,000 points of works with production notebook group of the first public exhibition.

<< Still Life no .64 >> 1953        << Work F. 116 >> 1992  
Oil painting, canvas 41*53cm    
Oil painting, canvas 182*259㎝ 

<the highlight of book exhibition>

◆We are fully prepared and are held after death after six years
The first full-scale retrospective show. Exhibition score is oil painting image
Approximately 200 points, approximately 30 points of paper works and private exhibition history of Yamada
The largest. Furthermore, sketching draws, and be in trouble
Than 50 books which appreciation characteristics of itself are high in
We exhibit becoming production notebook to the public first.

◆Approximately 5,000 points of works which Yamada left for life.
One point of one point shows different expression; is enormous
Work group comes out of 5,000 times of hard fights
It shows 5,000 times of fresh discovery.
As for it, totally various information overflows,
         << Work C.92 >> 1961-62 years
In the present age when sense of values changes,
          Oil painting, canvas 117*91㎝
Do you give a vivid description of the richness of earnest thing?
        Yokohama Museum of Art storehouse

◆In late years to postwar Japanese art
As writer bringing new point of view
Attention from foreign countries increases, too,
In October, 2016 of London
Art fair "Frieze Masters"
But private exhibition was held.

◆The latest high color rendering LED light
We use and direct space.
                << Work Ep .447 >> 1984
Of color that Yamada continued with       
  Picture in watercolors, paper 79*109㎝
You can thoroughly enjoy beauty.
In addition, in meeting place, we can taste atmosphere of atelier through the real thing
In the space (possible photography).


Complimentary ticket present

We present complimentary ticket of National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo "picture of endless Masaaki Yamada" to two sets of four people.
Application ship email in filling in the following item
to Chiyoda City Tourism Association (

  • Title "Picture complimentary ticket application of Masaaki Yamada"
  1. Zip code
  2. Address
  3. Full name
  4. Contact information (phone number)
  5. Impression of Chiyoda City Tourism Association homepage
  6. The effect of "picture of Masaaki Yamada" complimentary ticket application

The application deadline is until Sunday, November 20, 2016. In the case of a lot of applicants, we obtain successful result with shipment of complimentary ticket after lottery. Thank you for your understanding.






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