Imperial Palace, Tokyo Sta., Hibiya Event ... which cat likes in both cats exhibition - now which became art and old days



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Hibiya book culture building temporary exhibition

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INFORMATION basics information

Date From Friday, April 26, 2019 to Sunday, June 23  
From Monday to Thursday 10:00-19:00 (as for the admission until 18:30)
 Gold 10:00-20:00 (as for the admission until 19:30)
 Soil 10:00-19:00 (as for the admission until 18:30)
Sundays and holidays 10:00-17:00 (as for the admission until 16:30)
Closed days Monday, May 20, Monday, June 17
Venue Hibiya book culture building (1-4, Hibiyakouen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
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
Less than Chiyoda inhabitant of a ward, junior high student, person having disability certificates and one attendance are free of charge
※Take thing, student identification card, disability certificate which address can confirm.
Sponsorship Chiyoda Ward Hibiya book culture building
The supervision Ei Nakau (international ukiyoe print society permanent post director)
Plan cooperation E.M.I. network
Reference 03-3502-3340 (main)

... which cat likes in both cats exhibition - now which became art and old days

It was said to be record-breaking cat boom, but cat boom was existing now from the previous Edo era 200 years ago. In town of Edo, illustrator, kokuho of person of love cat won popularity, and figure of a variety of cats was drawn on ukiyoe print.
Mysterious cat sometimes came up in painting of beauties and caricature sweetly and has been got close to woman and general public of Edo including cat which became popular actor completely with cat which played, cat which danced, cat which did art, cat face, and showed figure with full of amiability widely. In addition, Beardsley drew cat in own work willingly in Yumeji Takehisa, Tsuguji Fujita, Toshikata Mizuno, foreign countries and, in modern times, attracted many people.
Book exhibition introduces about 100 points of works (including display substitute) of artists who loved cat and cat described in living mainly on ukiyoe print and collection that ukiyoe print collector, Akira Nakau performed collection of for many years of modern painting of beauties. Please enjoy cats and close relation of person and cat that cannot help attracting people.

※We prohibit reproduction, replication (the second use) of image

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  • 20 generations Woman
    2019-05-29 11:39:47
    ... which we went to see while strolling in Hibiya Park! Cat was drawn in all of displayed pictures and was pretty. It is really advantageous that this is 300 yen! There was corner that covered with headdress of cat in corridor, and could take photograph and became commemorative.