Rimpa and Impressionism: Arts Produced by Urban Cultures, East and West
Nov 14, 2020 - Jan 24, 2021Prices Vary
Artizon Museum presents an ambitious attempt to compare and explore traditional works of the Rimpa school with European Impressionism in “Rimpa and Impressionism: Arts Produced by Urban Cultures, East and West.” The Rimpa school of painting was founded by in the early seventeenth century and continued to be prominent in Edo culture in the early nineteenth century. Meanwhile, Impressionism developed in the late nineteenth century in Europe. The exhibition juxtaposes Impressionist masterpieces, such as Monet’s Water Lily Pond with Rimpa classics, including two National Treasures and seven Important Cultural Properties.
Opening hours: 10am – 6pm, closed on Mondays
Costs: ¥1,700 for adults, free entry for university, high school and junior high school students with advanced reservation