Past Exhibition Special Exhibition

Kaii Higashiyama: A Retrospective―Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Artist’s Birth



Art Museum Special Exhibition Gallery / Gallery 4

About the Exhibition

A highly praised postwar Japanese-style painter who became widely popular among the public, Kaii Higashiyama (1908-1999) is known for his landscapes conveying deep expression of the painter’s inner world. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of his birth, this retrospective tries to capture the essence of Higashiyama’s art by presenting 100 important works, ranging from early pieces such as Afterglow and Road, to later works including the screen paintings for Toshodaiji Temple, Sound of Waves and Balmy Wind in Yangchou.


Hours & Admissions


Art Museum Special Exhibition Gallery / Gallery 4


March 29 – May 18, 2008


10:00-17:00 (Friday is 10:00-20:00)
*Last admission is 30 minuites before closing.
*Open until 20:00 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays


Closed on Mondays (except March 31, April 28 and May 5, 2008)

Traveling to

Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum / Higashiyama Kaii Gallery
July 12-August 31, 2008

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