Feature Exhibition on the 50th Anniversary of the Ueno Memorial Foundation for the Study of Buddhist Art The Newsman's Eye: East Asian Painting and Calligraphy Collected by Ueno Riichi

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Exhibition Title Feature Exhibition on the 50th Anniversary of the Ueno Memorial Foundation for the Study of Buddhist Art
The Newsman's Eye: East Asian Painting and Calligraphy Collected by Ueno Riichi
Period February 2–March 7, 2021
Venue Heisei Chishinkan Wing (The Collections Galleries), Galleries 2F-1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Transportation JR, Kintetsu Railway, Keihan Railway, Hankyu Railway, City Bus / Map
Closed Monday
Museum Hours 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (Entrance Until 4:30 p.m.)
Admission Adult 700 yen
Univ. Student 350 yen
*Admission fee includes admission to all galleries in the Heisei Chishinkan Wing.
*Admission is free for high school students and other youths age 0–17, seniors over 70, visitors with disabilities and one caretaker, and for Campus Members (including faculty). Please show I.D.
Catalogue 1,000 yen. 96 pages. 50 objects. Color plates.
Available at the Museum Shop
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Organized by Kyoto National Museum, The Ueno Memorial Foundation for the Study of Buddhist Art, The Asahi Shimbun Company

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Ueno Riichi (1848–1919), also known by the sobriquet Yūchiku, was renowned both as president of the newspaper company Osaka Asahi Shimbun (today's Asahi Shimbun) and as a collector of early Japanese and Chinese art. In 1970, his son Seiichi founded the Ueno Memorial Foundation of the Study of Buddhist Art. This exhibition, in celebration of the Foundation's fiftieth anniversary, features masterworks of Chinese calligraphy and painting together with selected works of Japan art amassed by Ueno Riichi.

Galleries are:

2F-1; Part 1 Buddhist Paintings and Manuscripts
2F-2; Part 2 Early Calligraphy and Rubbings
2F-3; Part 3 Song, Yuan, and Ming Painting and Calligraphy
2F-4; Part 4 Qing Painting and Calligraphy
2F-5; Part 5 Japanese Masterworks and the Collector Ueno Yūchiku

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