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  • Tsurutaro Kataoka Exhibition

    17 September – 18 October 2015 

    Tsurutaro Kataoka, age 60, is a successful artist of many hats: TV comedian, actor, professional boxer, and now Japanese-style painter for twenty years, as well as calligrapher, ceramic and glass artist. In this exhibition his works are infused with new breath in collaboration with WOW, visual design studio (Tokyo, Sendai and London), using Panasonic’s Space Player (ambient lighting video projector) and other high-tech 4k projectors. The result is a brand new art of Japanese-style painting that touches your heart, opening up your senses and imagination to experience the nostalgic beauty of four seasons in Japan.

    So listen to the falling of snow flakes, feel the water rippling as a gold fish moves and watch flower petals of tsubaki (Japanese camellia) gently unfolding. Above all, witness the quietude surrounding the original paintings when the projection stops. 

    Sakura Tsubaki (Camellias and cherry blossoms) (2013)

  • Place name Panasonic Shiodome Museum
    (in Japanese) パナソニック 汐留ミュージアム
    Phone 03-5777-8600
    Dates 17 September – 18 October 2015
    (Closed on Wednesday, 30 September 2015)
    Opening hours 10 am – 6 pm
    (last admission 5:30 pm)
    Price ¥1,000
    (65 years old and above: ¥900; University students ¥700; Junior and Senior High School students: ¥500)
    Address 4F Panasonic Tokyo Shiodome Bldg
    1-5-1 Higashi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
    Getting there
    • 5 min walk from Shiodome Station (Toei Oedo Line: Exits 3 and 4)
    • 6 min walk from Shimbashi Station (Toei Asakusa Line; Tokyo Metro Ginza Line: Exit 2)
    • 8 min walk from Shimbashi Station (JR Lines)

* The above is the information known at the time of publication and subject to change without prior notice.


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