The exhibition of illustrations by Masao Kato, with Taisho lyricism painters ; Yumeji, Kaichi, Kasho, Haruka


Face of pretty girl dwelling in fairy, flower in pot….
These are mysterious works that it seems to be vain and is in danger which Masao Kato drew.
Masao Kato is admiration modern girl of romance, melancholia, Marchen, exotic and young girls…We draw nado, the young girl world full of dreams and are lyricism painter representing the Taisho era when we won explosive popularity.
Hue and characters whom we worked as slightly of fairy image fragrant easily and nursery rhyme dressed in mysterious clothes overflow in charm becoming unforgettable if they watch once. Furthermore, there is many and, through versatile namasaoha, life, deals with nursery rhyme poetry collections of pictures which treated the lyrics, cut of nursery rhyme as well as picture, and, above all, nursery rhyme is one of the famous tunes which “desert of Mon.” still sings, and are inherited.
By book exhibition, we exhibit picture postcard and cut, score of Masao Kato, poetry collection of pictures in cathedral, and, in the Taisho era, writers of young girl design of the early days of the Showa era introduce, too. Please thoroughly enjoy Taisho romance which is fragrant, and stands.

Gallery Talking
Date: May 24, 2013 (fri) 14:00 ~ 14:30
May 25, 2013 (sat) 11:00 ~ 11:30/14:00 ~ 14:30

Date / Term

May 24, 2013 (Fri.) - June 17, 2013 (Mon.)
10:00 ~ 20:00 (entry up to 30 minutes before closing.)
(last day closing at 17:00) 


Museum “Eki” KYOTO

Higashi-Shiokoji, Shiokoji-Sagaru Karasuma St,
Shimogyou-ku, Kyoto 600-8555, Japan

Admission Adults: 700yen(500)
Students (high school and university): 500yen (300)
Students (elementary and junior high school): 300yen (200)
* Prices shown in ( ) indicate advance/group (more than 10 persons) /
persons with disabilities are admitted free with one accompanying person each discount tickets.
Booking entering a building ticket information:
Sale place: Museum "Eki" KYOTO ticket window: Until from Friday, April 26 to Monday, May 20 17:00
Kyoto Station building information: From Friday, April 26 to Thursday, May 23

Discount entering a building ticket information: From Friday, April 26 to Sunday, June 16
Sale place: Lawson ticket (TEL0570-00-0777), Lawson (L cord 55156), Seven-Eleven, CN ticket agency, FamilyMart, E plus, each Kyoto Shimbun Cultural Center others ticket agency.
Organizer Kyoto Shimbun-sha, NHK Service Center
Contact Museum “Eki” KYOTO
TEL: 075-352-1111

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