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Idemitsu Museum of Arts "wind - Tohaku Hasegawa and Sesshu of black-and-white drawing"

Date From Saturday, June 10, 2017 to July 17 Monday (holiday)
From 10:00 to 17:00 (as for the admission until 16:30)
Every Friday until 19:00 (as for the admission until 18:30)
Closed days Every Monday (but we are opened on July 17)
Place Idemitsu Museum of Arts
(the ninth floor of the elevator for exclusive use of the ninth floor of Marunouchi 3-1-1 emperor drama building Idemitsu)
Access JR "Yurakucho Station" International Forum Exit, a 5-minute walk
Yurakucho Line "Yurakucho Station," it is Toei Mita Line "Hibiya Station" Exit B3, a 3-minute walk
Hibiya Line, Chiyoda Line "Hibiya Station"
Exit B3, a 3-minute walk via Yurakucho Line area basement connecting walkway
Admission charges General 1,000 yen / amount of, very much true 700 yen (discounted by for each 200 yen more than 20 groups)
Free of charge (but companion of protector is necessary) lower than junior high student
※Person having disability certificate is discounted by 200 yen, and one sono caregiver is free
Sponsorship Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
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TEL: 03-5777-8600

Event contents



Wind of black-and-white drawing

   Tohaku Hasegawa and Sesshu

 Black-and-white drawing is pictorial representation of tradition that we hid infinite possibility in in China. However, it was after to the Muromachi era that Japanese painters who learned from the character were able to get the original expression beauty. Sesshu who learned from black-and-white drawing expression of China, the light dehajimete home. tohaku which raised black-and-white drawing which accomplished big leap afterwards in expression that met Japanese sensitivity. We approach in source of their creation will that learns from the old tradition and custom, and founded new idea different at all while exchanging perfect gem of Chinese picture with Sesshu mainly on A product of tohaku by book exhibition.

Tribute to black-and white drawing hills and rivers drawing, Sesshu, Shurin Keijo Muromachi era Idemitsu Museum of Arts

The highlight of book exhibition

(1) We introduce "wind" of black-and-white drawing with many perfect gems!
By book exhibition, we press keyword for "wind" by charm of black-and-white drawing which is Orient's original pictorial representation. We include meaning such as "style" and "style" as we know from words such as "style of painting" "old tradition and custom" with "wind" being readable with "a cold". It is exhibition which we read deeply and untie whether black-and-white drawing in Japan founded any new idea after the fashion of any old tradition and custom with perfect gem of Sesshu, Tohaku Hasegawa whom Idemitsu Museum of Arts possesses this time and selected Chinese picture and work exhibited in particular this time.

(2) We solve "Sesshu" birth!
Image monk of the Muromachi era when there is not person not to know as Japanese black-and-white drawing painter, Sesshu. We conformed to the law of painting respected early in painting in Japan, but, after Iriake, are said to have greatly transferred the style of painting. It was by book exhibition in the source of "black-and white drawing" that it might be said with trademark of Sesshu Shan shui painting with "figure of four seasons flowers and birds screen" with tradition of "figure of black-and white drawing hills and rivers" and Sesshu writing brush and others techniquegyokukan(gyokukan) “ which figure and Sesshu came under an influence of*ha(seppa) Besides, ", Sesshu is attracting attention as prodigy who did shi* nowSnow villageWe put works of (sesson) together and introduce, and we are born, and cuttlefish can see Sesshu whether you brought about any influence in history.

Early period of sanshihareranzugyokukanchukokunan*jidaimatsuki ... former times important cultural property Idemitsu Museum of Arts 

(3) Innovation of tohaku! We pursue source of the creation!

Artist, Tohaku Hasegawa of Momoyama era when we gave Sesshu 5s and took original pictorial representation seriously. The work which made full use of black-and-white drawing technique is named the highest peak of Japanese black-and-white drawing. However, we cannot talk about the overwhelming originality without traditional existence. Chinese image monk ・ which had a big influence on the style of painting by book exhibitionmaki 𧮾We press painting of tohaku which showed further leap while respecting tradition with black-and-white drawing paintings of flowers and birds including work of (mokkei).

Figure of bamboo crane screen (hidariseki) Tohaku Hasegawa Momoyama era Idemitsu Museum of Arts ※Display period: From 10 to 25 on June

(4) From Muromachi black-and-white drawing to great correctness, ball temple! Contest of black-and-white drawing!
Only great pioneer called Sesshu, tohaku did not launch wind of Japanese black-and-white drawing. Black-and-white drawing which greatly developed in the Muromachi era shows various development. Furthermore, from the basics that they built when the Edo era began Kano group,Taiga IkenoWant to be good, but Gyokudo UragamiBlack-and-white drawing expression rich newly to reach urakamigyokudotoitta literary artist's style painting founds flower. Please enjoy various expressions of black-and-white drawing diversifying with the change of the times.


Complimentary ticket present

Idemitsu Museum of Arts presents complimentary ticket of "wind - Tohaku Hasegawa and Sesshu of black-and-white drawing" to five sets of ten people.
Application, please send email to Chiyoda City Tourism Association ( after filling out the following item.

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With "wind - Tohaku Hasegawa of black-and-white drawing the effect of Sesshu" complimentary ticket application

The application deadline is until Friday, May 31, 2017. 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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