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Updated: July 31, 2019

The Diversity of Ink Arts ―Sutras, Ink Paintings and Calligraphy 入門 墨の美術―古写経・古筆・水墨画―

SEIKADO BUNKO ART MUSEUM, 2-23-1 Okamoto, Setagaya City, Tokyo
2019-08-31 - 2019-10-14

The valuable chance to see the museum's collection of ink arts

Under the theme of “ink”, this exhibition features masterpieces of Japanese art from the Nara period to the Muromachi period. A variety of expression is born when a brush begins to draw a line over paper or silk. During the Nara period with the spread of Buddhism, the copying of sutras by hand flourished as a form of patriotic service, while inkwash painting in the Muromachi period was a symbol of Zen Buddhism, and invited the viewer into the world of the painting. This exhibition focuses on period sutra copies, calligraphy and ink paintings, displaying around 30 notable pieces from the museum’s collection. This is the valuable chance to see the museum's collection of ink arts.

How to Get There

  • Seikado Bunko Bus Stop | 5 min on foot | Tama #31 and Tama #32 Bus Lines from Futakotamagawa Station.

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Contact

Opening Hours

  • 10:00-16:30
    *Last admission 30 minutes before closing
  • Closed Mondays
    *Open on the following Mondays: September 16 and September 23 and October 14
    *Closed on the following Tuesdays: September 17, September 24

Price

Adults

¥1,000

*Discounts available for students and people with disabilities

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Facility Info

  • Restrooms |
  • English |
  • English |
  • Elevator | Automated external defibrillator (AED) | Automatic doors | Handrails | Wheelchair ramp | Urinal with handrail | Western-style toilet with handrail | Wheelchair loan |

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