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Sep 7, 2019 at 11:00 am - Sep 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm¥3,000
It’s not often that a gallery space is just as renowned as the objects within. artKYOTO is a three-day art fair at Nijo-jo Castle, which served as the shogun’s abode and a cultural center in Japan’s former capital. Thirty-one artists and art dealers from Japan and abroad will exhibit on the castle grounds, occupying such sites as the palatial gardens and a former watchtower. Works include Heian Buddhist masterpieces, Meiji-era metalwork, postwar Japanese drawings and even paintings by van Gogh and Picasso. The fair will close at 4pm on September 9.