Suzuki Kiitsu: Standard-bearer of the Edo Rimpa School
First large retrospective exhibition of Suzuki Kiitsu
Rimpa School that Tawaraya Sotatsu (active in the early 17th century) was founder in Kyoto early Edo era has been established by Ogata Korin (1658-1716). After about 100 years from the success of Korin, it is the Sakai Hoitsu (1761-1828) was working to revive the Rimpa School in Edo. Hoitsu paint a more realistic and sophisticated style of painting from Rimpa style of Kyoto, the new style has been referred to as the “Edo Rimpa”.
Suzuki Kiitsu (1796 to 1858) who is first disciple of originator of Edo Rimpa Shool.
Kiitsu’s style carried on the Rimpa tradition of lavish beauty while adding vivid color contrasts, a rich design sense, and a freshness that speaks to us today.
Kiitsu is thus an artist who has recently been attracting increasing attention. This long-awaited exhibition brings together his masterpieces from collections in Japan and overseas, for a rare opportunity to explore his oeuvre in full.
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|Event Name||Suzuki Kiitsu: Standard-bearer of the Edo Rimpa School|
|Venue||SUNTORY MUSEUM of ART (Tokyo Midtown GALLERIA 3F)|
|Dates||September 10, 2016 – October 30, 2016|
*There will be an exhibition change during the course of exhibition
|Open Hours||10:00-18:00 （Friday and Saturday 10:00-20:00）
*Open until 20:00 on Sep. 18, 21 and Oct. 9.
*Open until 22:00 on Oct. 22 due to “Roppongi Art Night”.
*Last admission: 30 minutes before closing.
*shop×cafe will be open daily during a period of an exhibition.
*Hours subject to change.
|Admission||Adult General ¥1300 Advance ¥1100
College and High School Student General ¥1000 Advance ¥800
Elementary, Junior-High school students and under are free.
*With a certificate of disability, the admission fee of a disabled person and a care-giver will be waived.
*Advance tickets will be available at the Suntory Museum reception desk until August 28.
*On Oct 22, admission fee for adults and students will be ¥500 due to “Roppongi Art Night”.
|Address||SUNTORY MUSEUM of ART 9-7-4 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo|