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Exhibition Guide for 2016

The contents of the Exhibition are to be replaced four times a year. Those for 2016 are as follows:

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Exhibition for Spring
Ryu-ryoku-Ka-koh
March 15 through June 12

Among the Munakata artworks are many works related with animals and plants, together with landscapes in nature. Vernal exhibition displays Munakata's works under the theme of "Ryu-ryoku-Ka-koh" in Nature’s providence meaning “Willow, green and flowers, red”.

Exhibition for Summer
In praise of Peaks and Mountains
June 14 through September 11

Mt. Fuji is Munakata’s favorite motif for wood-prints, drawings and paintings. Poet Kusano, Munakata’s close friend, wrote a poem on Mt.Fuji, which was finally turned into Munakata’s print “In praise of Peaks and Mountains”. Summer display mainly consits of Munakata’s various works of Mt.Fuji.

Exhibition for Autumn
Munakata’s travels in America and Europe
September 13 through December 11

Munakata paid a visit to USA and Europe for the first time in 1959. Since then, four-time vists were made including his last one in 1974. In autumn exhibition is to display the artworks produced through his impressions of those travels.

Exhibition for Winter
Munakata's artworks dedicated to the Parents
December 13 through March 12, 2017

Munakata produced several artworks with the subtitle of “dedicated to the parents.” He wrote essays with the title of “Sorrowful Mother”and “Misery Father” as well. So deep and strong was Munakata’s emotion to his parents. The winter exhibition is the focus of such works as those.

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