Imperial Palace, Tokyo Sta., Hibiya Event Two Seika ... to see in reproduction artist Settai Komura - binding and soe


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INFORMATION basics information

Date From Friday, January 22, 2021 to Tuesday, March 23
From Monday to Thursday 10:00-19:00
 Gold 10:00-20:00
 Soil 10:00-19:00
Sundays and holidays 10:00-17:00
※Room entrance until 30 minutes before shut room
Closed days Monday, February 15, Monday, March 15
Venue Hibiya book culture building (1-4, Hibiyakouen, Chiyoda-ku)
Access JR "Shimbashi Station" Hibi Taniguchi, a 10-minute walk
Toei Mita Line "Uchi-Saiwaicho Station" Exit A7, a 3-minute walk
Chiyoda Line "Kasumigaseki Station" Exit C4, a 3-minute walk
Marunouchi Line, Hibiya Line "Kasumigaseki Station" Exit B2, a 3-minute walk
Admission charges General 300 yen / University, high school student 200 yen
One Chiyoda inhabitant of a ward, junior high student or younger, person having disability certificates and attendant is free of charge
※Take thing, student identification card, disability certificate which address can confirm.
Sponsorship Chiyoda Ward Hibiya book culture building
The supervision Koji Sanada (person of binding, Settai Komura researcher)
Reference 03-3502-3340 (main)

Hibiya book culture building temporary exhibition
Two Seika ... to see in reproduction artist Settai Komura - binding and soe

Kyoka Izumi "collection of dragon bees" spring sunshine temple, 1923


Settai Komura whom the binding family made its debut as in newly written novel "Nihonbashi" of great writer "Kyoka Izumi Izumi today." Image "yuki* was granted to young nameless Japanese painter who loved the novel world of Kyoka by Kyoka, too". yuki* does not assume person of binding and deals with soe "not to be able to push Kanji Kunieda kuniedakanjino newspaper serial novel with "yuki*cho" and original style of painting to be said as illustrator later either" and plays an active part in print duplicates such as magazine or newspaper. Moreover, we showed talent as set family.
When we get job as attention particularly illustrator for job of yuki* giving off brightness in person of binding, professional ability called illustrator while having the origin called Japanese painter in this exhibition, we introduce using magazine and newspaper at the time from enormous individual collection of supervisor, Koji Sanada abundantly. Please thoroughly enjoy the world of yuki* as reproduction artist through printed matter including state to lay out using the whole page of magazine boldly.


[display constitution]

  • 1 Kyoka book
    Book of Kyoka Izumi whom painters put the binding which is attractiveness for is said to be <Kyoka book> and is appreciated. Settai Komura got almost all binding after "Nihonbashi" that was person of binding initial work. It may be said that artist "Settai Komura" produced by Kyoka is right heaven-sent child of Kyoka book.
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    Kyoka Izumi "Nihonbashi" 1,000 chapters building, 1914

soe of 2 newspaper serial novels
This time, newspaper serial novel were star work for illustrator. yuki* which got original style of painting <yuki*cho> of Kanji Kunieda "cannot suppose", and establish fame of illustrator in "Oden hell". soe of newspaper serial novel is exhibited in real newspaper (clipping) in this exhibition.

"Quarrel black kite" "Tokyo date newspaper" "Osaka Mainichi Shimbun" 1,938-39 years


  • soe of 3 magazines
    It was mass magazine that Settai Komura played an active part as illustrator most, and, for original style of painting <yuki*cho>, speaking of chignon thing chignon thing, evaluation called yuki* took root. We display a lot of these mass magazine in this exhibition and can sense printed drawn line and world of reproduction artist Settai Komura including the change of the style of painting bodily in the same way as readers at the time.
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    The first Kanji Kunieda "Ichiyou Higuchi" "women world" 1933

The binding book of friends of 4 999 society rapid rapid rapid worth
Meeting <999 society> led by Kyoka Izumi that yuki* was member linked Saburosuke Okada okadasaburousuke, all water Taro Taki or Kitaro who saw, riken弴 satomiton, Mantaro Kubota, Kiyokata Kaburaki kaburakikiyokatanadoga name to member, and yuki* undertook the binding of member. We look around the binding world of yuki* which spread through Kyoka acquaintances.

5 Shiseido designs part
Shiseido established design part in Taisho 6 (with five years) and demanded design of "Japan-like", and yuki* joined in form to meet this in 1918. We dealt with binding and soe of "Ginza", soe of magazine "flower camellia", but were that the biggest job that yuki* left in Shiseido brought in <yuki*bunji> as the source of <Shiseido style of handwriting> to continue now.

The binding book of 6 popular novel writers
Kanji Kunieda and Shin Hasegawa, Kan Shimozawa shimozawakan, ratios of Shofu Muramatsu irregularity back of the waiting prostitute public writers increase for work of the binding of yuki* after the Showa era begins. We introduce close relation with new novel company of island source Shiro who carried one end.


[related lecture]
"Reproduction artist Settai Komura"
We add and theme of this exhibition paying attention to job of soe in particular in activity of various yuki* and talk about charm of yuki* and soe as reproduction art that Koji Sanada of the book exhibition supervision was printed on.
※We accept from Tuesday, January 5, 2021 and start

Date Saturday, February 13, 2021
14:00-15:30 (the 13:30 opening)
Place Hibiya book culture building the first floor of the basement Hibiya convention hall (coliseum)
Lecturer Koji Sanada (person of binding, Settai Komura researcher)
Capacity 60 (as soon as it becomes prior application system, capacity the deadline)
Entrance fee 500 yen
How to apply Please inform of ① lecture name, ② full name (furigana) ③ phone number in application form on homepage, one of the telephones (03-3502-3340).

[at the time of visit ask]
・Please wear mask by all means in hall.
・We would like sterilization of finger, thermometry by the staff, entry ("library card number" or "the name and phone number") of admission vote at the time of admission.
※By the future new coronavirus infection spread situation, we may be changed. Thank you for your understanding beforehand. 

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