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[National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo] Art of uchu*kaichikosoden in bowl

Date From Tuesday, March 14, 2017 to Sunday, May 21, 2017
From 10:00 to 17:00 (on Friday from 10:00 to 20:00)
*Admission until 30 minutes before closing
Closed days Monday (3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 5/1 are opened), Tuesday, March 21
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 1,400 (1,200) Japanese yen
University student 1,000 (800) Japanese yen
High school student 500 (300) Japanese yen
*(in) advance sale and more than 20 groups rate. All include consumption tax.
*Advance ticket is sold for from Monday, December 5, 2016 to Monday, March 13, 2017.
*They are lower than junior high student, and one and person of attendance (for one person) having disability certificate are free. In the case of admission, please show thing, disability certificate to understand of age such as student identification cards each.

*Held possession exhibition "MOMAT collection" simultaneous for view charges of book exhibition only for the day of the admission "furniture of Marcel Breuer can see improvement for good, too".
Sponsorship National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Kyoto National Museum of Modern Arts, NHK, NHK promotion, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
Reference Hello dial (exhibition guidance)
TEL: 03-5777-8600

Event contents

Art of uchu*kaichikosoden in bowl

With space in bowl, we abandon all decoration and beautiful form and arrest the infinite world caused using bowl which completed molding while trimming soil by molding by hand molding into more by the bowl definitely like space when it is organic space wide endlessly.

In other words, we make one tea. Partner drinks the tea. Two all of relations rotates in bowl by the act. Human thought while we stare in the bowl has greatly deep meaning as imagination is not possible elsewhere, and space and the infinite world that you should call right open.

*chawan created now 450 years ago by person called long Jiro spreads out with form called transmission from father to son to date. We tell secret and the art such as art or study only to one of one's children, and transmission from father to son is what secret elsewhere do and do not express and is alone child who inherits dai even if Kazuko is not child literally, and devolution is to tell from generation to generation.

** where production has been continued by such a way of thinking for many years has long tradition, however it may be said that they are continuations of discontinuity that is not cleared up by the word tradition. For charges of each which begins with long Jiro, and counts 15s, current master of a home makes trial and error in the inside called "the present age", and creation continues.

We consider modernity in transmission from father to son by seeing "now - present age" of first long Jiro beginning each generation in viewpoint from the present age by book exhibition. You can see art of ** produced definitely by a series of discontinuity that is not tradition and tradition.

■The highlight
It is held in Los Angels County Museum, St. Petersburg Hermitage Art Museum, Moscow Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and mobilizes approximately 190,000 people. Exhibition which won favorable reception adds to full degree and returns in triumph. Including koku*chawan "Oguro of first long Jiro whom Rikyu Senno loved," one action released most of successive important cultural properties. Including important cultural property of Koetsu Honnami, yorisugurino work is exhibited, too.

◆First long Jiro, important cultural property of koetsu are prepared on unprecedented scale

◆Excellent porcelain bowl which Rikyu loved is prepared

◆You can see tradition and the skill of *ka 450 years

◆The first long Jiro beginning that we caught in modern viewpoint can see successive "now"





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