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[Temporary closed until March 20, 2020] Great Ukiyo-e Exhibition – Five Ukiyo-e Favorites: UTAMARO, SHARAKU, HOKUSAI, HIROSHIGE, and KUNIYOSHI [Fukuoka Art Museum]

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Five Ukiyo-e Favorites: UTAMARO, SHARAKU, HOKUSAI, HIROSHIGE, and KUNIYOSHI

★Representative works of five Ukiyo-e artists will get together!

Focusing on five leading talented artist in Ukiyo-e history – Kitagawa Utamaro, Toshusai Sharaku, Katsushika Hokusai, Utagawa Hiroshige and Utagawa Kuniyoshi, the museum will exhibit only the masterpieces collected from domestic and Western art galleries and museums, as well as private collections.

Each artist’s theme of expertise – Utamaro’s bijinga (pictures of beautiful women), Sharaku’s kabuki actor portraits, Hokusai and Hiroshige’s landscapes and Kuniyoshi’s samurai images and caricatures, the exhibition presents approximately 300 of carefully-selected pieces. Indulge yourself in the essence of Ukiyo-e’s beauty that fascinates the world.

★Fine pieces which have the original vividness of Ukiyo-e!

Planed and supervised by International Ukiyo-E Society, especially well-preserved pieces have been collected from all over the world. See the original vividness of Ukiyo-e with your own eyes.

★First public exhibition of phantom Shunga (ukiyo-e erotica)!

In the co-located exhibition “Phantom Shunga: Kunisada’s San-Genji (three Genjis)”, masterpieces of the Shunga endowed to Fukuoka Art Museum will specially be open to the public. Appreciate the transcendental techniques through “San-Genji” reached the very top of the multicolor wood-block print.

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