Feature Exhibition; Qi Baishi: Master of Modern Chinese Painting

General Information

Exhibition Title Feature Exhibition
Qi Baishi: Master of Modern Chinese Painting
Period January 30-March 17, 2019
On February 24, admission is free in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Emperor's Enthronement.
The exhibition has two installations:
Part I: January 30-February 24, 2019
Part II: February 26-March 17, 2019
Venue Heisei Chishinkan Wing (The Collections Galleries), Galleries 2F-1, 2, 3, 4
Transportation JR, Kintetsu Railway, Keihan Railway, Hankyu Railway, City Bus / Map
Closed - Monday
*The museum will be opened on Monday February 11 (national holiday) and closed on Tuesday February 12 2019.
Museum Hours Tuesday - Thursday, Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Entrance Until 4:30 p.m.)
Friday, Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Entrance until 7:30 p.m.)
Admission Adult 520 yen (410 yen)
Univ. Student 260 yen (210 yen)
(Fees in parentheses are for groups of 20+)
*Admission is free for youths of high school age and below.

Images from the Exhibit

The Chinese painter Qi Baishi (1864–1957), known for his clean ink lines and simple colors, has risen in recent years to extraordinary international prominence and popularity. This exhibition, which celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and China, features masterworks from the Beijing Art Academy, to which the artist's family donated many works, together with significant paintings from the Kyoto National Museum's Suma Collection, which have long been preserved in Japan. This is a rare opportunity for visitors to view some of Qi Baishi's greatest works from leading collections in both countries.

The descriptions of each gallery are:
【Gallery 2F-1】"Flowers and Trees"
【Gallery 2F-2】"Birds and Animals," "Insects"
【Gallery 2F-3】"Insects," "Fish and Shrimp," "Landscapes"
【Gallery 2F-4】"Landscapes," "Gods and Human Figures," "Calligraphy and Seals," "Study"

Related Exhibition
【Gallery 2F-5】Masterworks of Qi Baishi from the Suma Collection

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