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  • Suntory Museum of Art 60th Anniversary Exhibition
    Masterpieces from the Japanese painting collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art

    14 April – 27 June 2021
    Suntory Museum of Art

     

     
    Suntory Museum of Art, Roppongi, is currently hosting a travelling show featuring outstanding Japanese paintings lent by the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

     


    Highlights of the show

    The Minneapolis Institute of Art – known as Mia – in Minnesota, United States, is worldly renowned for its collection, which includes superb examples of Japanese paintings and works of art, together with approximately 2,500 ukiyo-e pieces in its possession.

    The current show reveals exceptional pieces on loan from Mia, to trace the history of Japanese painting, from the medieval to the modern era.

    Among the featured works on view are paintings on folding screens by such masters as Soga Shōhaku, Kano Tan’yū and Sansetsu, Tawaraya Sōtatsu, as well as some of the best-known ukiyo-e prints.

     

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館


    Cranes and Waves, Soga Shōhaku
    Right screen of a pair of six-panel folding screens, Edo period, 18th century,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art, Gift of Elizabeth and Willard Clark
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

     

    ◆ Ink painting

    Ink painting pieces originating in Japan’s chaotic Warring States period through the 16th century are on display.

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    Egrets in Plum and Willow, Sesson Shūkei
    Left screen of a pair of six-panel folding screens, Muromachi period, 16th century,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art, Gift of funds from Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Gale
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    Egrets in Plum and Willow, Sesson Shūkei
    Right screen of a pair of six-panel folding screens, Muromachi period, 16th century,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art, Gift of funds from Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Gale
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

     


    ◆ The Kano school

    Highlighting works by masters of the most influential school of Japanese painting, such as Kano Tan’yū, Kano Sanraku and Kano Sansetsu.

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    Daoist Immortals, Kano Sansetsu
    Four sliding doors, Edo period, 1646,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang Rivers, Kano Tan’yū
    Eight-panel folding screen, Edo period, 1663,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art, Gift of the Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

     


    ◆ Yamato-e

    Step into the world of richly colored Yamato-e paintings depicting Japan’s seasons, landscapes and scenes taken from medieval literature.

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    Musashi Plains
    Right screen of a pair of six-panel folding screens, Edo period, 17th century,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art,
    Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    Musashi Plains
    Left screen of a pair of six-panel folding screens, Edo period, 17th century,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art,
    Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

     


    ◆ Rinpa tradition

    Revealing the beauty of Rinpa art centered on Tawaraya Sōtatsu, Hōitsu, Suzuki Kiitsu and others.

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    Three Evening Scenes, Suzuki Kiitsu
    Triptych of hanging scrolls, Edo period, 19th century,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art, Gift of Elizabeth and Willard Clark
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

     


    ◆ Ukiyo-e

    Find some classics of ukiyo-e prints and paintings chosen from the MIA collection.

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    South Wind, Clear Weather, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, Katsushika Hokusai
    Woodblock print (nishiki-e), Edo period, 1830–33,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art, Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display between Apr. 14 and May 24】

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    Actor Ichikawa Ebizō as Takemura Sadanoshin, Tōshūsai Sharaku
    Woodblock print (nishiki-e), Edo period, 1794,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art, Bequest of Richard P. Gale
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display between May 26 and June 27】

     


    ◆ Japanese literati painting (Nanga)

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    Spring and Autumn Landscapes, Urakami Shunkin
    Right screen of a pair of six-panel folding screens, Edo period, 1821,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art,
    Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary And Jackson Burke Foundation
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

    ミネアポリス美術館 日本絵画の名品 サントリー美術館

    Spring and Autumn Landscapes, Urakami Shunkin
    Left screen of a pair of six-panel folding screens, Edo period, 1821,
    Minneapolis Institute of Art,
    Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary And Jackson Burke Foundation
    Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art
    【On display throughout the exhibition period】

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

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