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Kashima divine holding down a catfish, Edo era(1855), Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama. The Kitani Collection.

Kashima divine holding down a catfish, Edo era(1855), Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama. The Kitani Collection.

The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura

2-1-53 Yukinoshita, Kamakura, Kanagawa
248-0005
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The Kitani Collection —Namazu-e and Baudelaire

June 23 – September 9, 2012



From the collection of works KITANI Makoto donated to our museum, we will be showing approximately 40 namazu-e [catfish pictures] and copperplate prints dating from the Meiji period. Mr. Kitani did exhaustive research on Charles Meryon (1821-1868), a copperplate print artist who was a contemporary of the 19th century French poet Charles Baudelaire. Also on show are 40 or so 19th century Western prints treasured by this collector. ¬e world of Kitani Makoto is reconstructed through altogether 80 works.



[Curator's Talk]
Exhibition curator will talk about this exhibition in the gallery (Only available in Japanese).

Saturday, June 23
Saturday, September 1
14.00-
No bookings needed, free with exhibition ticket


Closed

Monday(except July 16)

Museum hours

9:30-17:00(the last admission at 16:30)

Admissions

Adults: 700 yen (600 yen)
Under 20 and Students: 550yen (450 yen)
65 and over: 350 yen
Senior high school students:100 yen

  • 20 or more persons' group are reduction charge in brackets.
  • Students under junior high school age are no charge. Disabled visitors are also no charge.
  • "Family Communication Day" - reduced entry for all family members (except for 65 and over) accompanied by children under 18.


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