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Exhibitions

Ukiyoe Magic and Mononoke—Kijutsu Kurabe and Wakan Hyaku Monogatari

Nyuunryu Kosonsho (Gongsun Sheng)
by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Special Exhibition

Ukiyoe Magic and Mononoke—Kijutsu Kurabe and Wakan Hyaku Monogatari

August 11, 2018 (Sat. holiday) – September 24 (Mon. holiday)

This exhibition takes a close look at the heroes, heroines, and villains (mononoke) that appear in today’s manga and anime, derived from ukiyoe prints in the Fourth Kuboso Collection. All 36 prints in the Toyokuni Kigo Kijutsu Kurabe series (A Contest of Magic—Scenes by Toyokuni) by Utagawa Kunisada will be on display along with all 24 prints of Wakan Hyaku Monogatari (One Hundred Ghost Stories of China and Japan) by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi. Enjoy the world of Ukiyoe prints enhanced by excerpts of novels and stories in which the characters appear from the works on display.

Major Works to Be Exhibited

Toyokuni Kigo Kijutsu Kurabe series (A Contest of Magic—Scenes by Toyokuni) by Utagawa Kunisada Edo period

Wakan Hyaku Monogatari (One Hundred Ghost Stories of China and Japan) by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Edo period

Calendar

Opening Hours 10:00 am—5:00 pm (Last admission: 4:30 pm)

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