The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

A Feverish Era: Art Informel and the Expansion of Japanese Artistic Expression in the 1950s and '60s

Next Exhibition

Mary Cassatt Retrospective

Mary Cassatt Retrospective


Opens September 27

Collection Gallery

The Collection Gallery exhibits selected works of nihonga (Japanese-style painting), yōga (Western-style painting), prints, sculpture, crafts (ceramics, textiles, metalworks, wood and bamboo works, lacquers and jewelry) and photography from the museum collection. Also shown are outstanding and monumental works of modern art in Japan, as well as modern and contemporary European and American art.

Collection Gallery Exhibition 2016-17     July 27 - September 19, 2016

NOTE: Japanese names are generally represented in the traditional fashion, with the family name first, followed by the given name or the “artist name.”  (Exceptions are made for artists who are/were long-term residents of foreign countries, e.g., Tsuguharu Léonard Foujita, and for contemporary artists in accordance with the artist’s [perceived] preference.)