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Super Ukiyo-e: The Edo Code

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Exhibition exposing the secret of Edo by Ukiyo-e digital art

The digital art exhibition “Super Ukiyo-e ‘Edo no Himitsu Ten’” exhibits ukiyo-e drawn by world-renowned painters into digital data, moving them using the latest video technology, enlarging them, and expressing them as a stereoscopic space.

Ukiyo-e is a valuable source of knowledge of the Edo era, representative of popular media that reflects the lives and cultures of all kinds of Edo such as food, customs, fashion, love, gossip. It is an exhibition trying to understand the era of Edo by clarifying “secret of Edo” hidden in such Ukiyo-e.

Ukiyo-e appear in the exhibition are held by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and among them the “Spaulding Collection” is called the most beautiful ukiyo-e in the world because of its good preservation, and you can experience the colorful world near that time when ukiyo-e were drawn.

The below event hold at the same time.
The Mysterious Restaurant of The Food God “Tabegami”


Event Name Super Ukiyo-e: The Edo Code
Venue Nihonbashi Kayabacho “Special venue”
Dates January 28, 2017 – May 21, 2017
Note *There is no exhibition of woodblock prints.
*You can only use the stairs to move to another floor.
*When the venue gets crowded, admission may be limited.
Open Hours 【Weekday】 10:00 – 21:00
【Fri/Sat/The day before national holidays】 10:00 – 23:00
【Sun/National holidays】 10:00 – 19:00
*Last admission is until 1 hour before closing.
Admission 【Day ticket】
Adults (Above high school student) 1,600 yen
Children (3 years old ~ junior high school student) 1,000 yen
【Set tickets (Day ticket)】
“Super Ukiyo-e: The Edo Code” + “The Mysterious Restaurant of The Food God” Set ticket 3,400 yen
*With 1 “Inari-zushi”
Address 1-8-1 Nihonbashi Kayabacho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

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