Kahitsukan - Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Kahitsukan - Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Elliott Erwitt Exhibition

    Elliott Erwitt Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2018-04-01 - 2018-06-10

    Presenting 60 signed original prints by the world-renowned New York-based photographer Elliott Erwitt. The works are organized by four themes: Moments of Theater, Little Neighbors, Scenes with Children,...More »

  • poster for Masanao Yoshinaka Exhibition

    Masanao Yoshinaka Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-01-27 - 2018-03-25

    Naming the act of drawing “practical philosophy,” the work of Masanao Yoshinaka (1942-2016) has changed with the times but continues to keep its characteristic features. This exhibition features a collection...More »

  • poster for Kagaku Murakami + Kaoru Yamaguchi + Rosanjin Kitaoji Exhibition

    Kagaku Murakami + Kaoru Yamaguchi + Rosanjin Kitaoji Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Product - Ceramics
    • 2017-12-01 - 2018-01-14

    Showcasing the works of renowned modern nihonga (Japanese-style painting) painter Kagaku Murakami, poetic western-style painter Kaoru Yamaguchi, and noted artist Rosanjin Kitaoji.More »

  • poster for Takahiro Kondo Exhibition

    Takahiro Kondo Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2017-10-06 - 2017-11-26

    Takahiro Kondo (b.1958) was born into a family of renowned ceramicists in Kyoto. His sculptural pieces extend beyond the domain of mere pottery, and this exhibition showcases works under 4 categories:...More »

  • poster for Rosanjin Kitaoji - Quest for Japanese Beauty

    Rosanjin Kitaoji - Quest for Japanese Beauty

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2017-06-27 - 2017-09-24

    Kyoto-born artist Kitaoji started out in calligraphy and engraving and later created a large body of highly original works including ceramics, painting, lacquerware, and metalwork. He was also an avid...More »

  • poster for Henri Cartier-Bresson: Decisive Moments

    Henri Cartier-Bresson: Decisive Moments

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2017-04-05 - 2017-06-18

    Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908–2004) was a 20th century photographer who spectacularly captured the age. With this small Leica camera, he traveled around the world to places including America, China, and...More »

  • poster for Maya Maxx Exhibition

    Maya Maxx Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-02-03 - 2017-03-26

    Presented in this 8th Maya Maxx exhibition are 50 new works produced during two years of her struggle with painting, where countless layers of paint eventually resulted in a black surface. A primary colour,...More »

  • poster for Ihei Kimura and the Showa Era

    Ihei Kimura and the Showa Era

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2016-09-03 - 2016-10-30

    Called the God of the Leica, Ihei Kimura pioneered a new style of expression that came to be known as snapshot photography combining prevalent pictoral styles with a sense of movement. His original perspective...More »

  • poster for Sarah Moon 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,

    Sarah Moon 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,

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    • 2016-04-23 - 2016-05-22

    This exhibit commemorates the publication of the Japanese-language edition of Sarah Moon’s compilation work, “Sarah Moon 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,” The Kahitsukan・Kyoto Museum of Modern Art is the only collection...More »

  • poster for Kagaku Murakami + Kaoru Yamaguchi + Rozanjin Kitaoji Exhibition

    Kagaku Murakami + Kaoru Yamaguchi + Rozanjin Kitaoji Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Ceramics
    • 2016-03-05 - 2016-04-15

    An exhibition of 60 works, mainly by the major Japanese modern artist Kagaku Murakami; Kaoru Yamaguchi, an oil painter renown for his poetic sentiment; and Rozanjin Kitaoji, who produced richly unique...More »

  • poster for Martine Franck Exhibition

    Martine Franck Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-12-19 - 2016-02-28

    Presenting the work of Magnum Photos photographer Martine Franck, who was born in Antwerp but studied art history at the Ecole du Louvre in Paris, where she began her career as a photographer. She also...More »

  • poster for Kahitsukan Collection: Rosanjin Kitaoka

    Kahitsukan Collection: Rosanjin Kitaoka

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2015-09-19 - 2015-12-13

    Divided into the five themes of “ceramics”, “calligraphy”, “tea”, “flowers”, and “food”, this exhibition showcases a selection of 120 works from the collection of Rosanjin Kitaoka, an artist and epicure...More »

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    Kahitsukan Collection

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    • Media: Painting - Ceramics
    • 2015-08-01 - 2015-09-13

    Featuring the works of three respected artists who form the pillars of the museum’s collection - Nihonga artist Kagaku Murakami, an artist known for her poetic sentiment Kaoru Yamaguchi, and multi-faceted...More »

  • poster for Willy Ronis Exhibition

    Willy Ronis Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-06-06 - 2015-07-26

    Along the likes of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Doisneau, Willy Ronis was a French photographer famous through the world for his lyrical portrayal of ordinary everyday life. With the spotlight on Paris,...More »

  • poster for Comtemporary Art Exhibition

    Comtemporary Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2015-03-28 - 2015-05-31

    An opportunity to consider “What is contemporary art?” whilst perusing a diverse variety of works. [Exhibiting Artists] Shigeo Saito, Kazuo Shiraga, Lee U-Fan, Tadao Kazuki, Masao Yamaguchi, Paul Kree,...More »

  • poster for Hirohiko Nakano “To Become Uncertain”

    Hirohiko Nakano “To Become Uncertain”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-01-23 - 2015-03-22

    At the root of all Hirohiko Nakano’s sensitive paintings is an idea of “uncertainty.” At a time of international standardization and with the loss of personal expressions, Nakano pursues in his works the...More »

  • poster for Robert Doisneau “20 Years Later - Doisneau’s Paris”

    Robert Doisneau “20 Years Later - Doisneau’s Paris”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-09-13 - 2014-11-30

    This year will face 20 years since the death of French photographer Robert Doisneau. From the age of 18, Doisneau fully entered the world of photography, as a fashion photographer for magazines “Vogue”...More »

  • poster for Maya Maxx “Letters and Figures”

    Maya Maxx “Letters and Figures”

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2014-07-15 - 2014-08-31

    Letters form words, which allow us to experience the ideas and philosophies of wise people, going beyond the current age to freely unravel what our ancestors have written and said. In these works, Maya...More »

  • poster for Rosanjin Kitaoji 55th Memorial Exhibition— On Japanese Beauty

    Rosanjin Kitaoji 55th Memorial Exhibition— On Japanese Beauty

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Ceramics
    • 2014-03-25 - 2014-06-29

    On the 55th year since the death of Rosanjin Kitaoji, the Kahitsukan - Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art is devoting all of its rooms to works by this Kyoto-born artist. Kitaoji, who started out in calligraphy...More »

  • poster for Yukio Imamura Exhibition

    Yukio Imamura Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing
    • 2014-02-01 - 2014-03-16

    Yukio Imamura was born in Ise, Mie prefecture and currently resides in France. When at the age of 16 he began to paint his exceptional skill was well noted but in 1977, feeling a certain discomfort working...More »

  • poster for “The Painter with the Spirit of a Poet - Kaoru Yamaguchi - 45 Years On”

    “The Painter with the Spirit of a Poet - Kaoru Yamaguchi - 45 Years On”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-11-23 - 2014-01-26

    As on one of the leading figures of modern Japanese art Kaoru Yamaguchi worked across a time of great change between the pre-war and post-war periods, coming to combine collage and oil painting into a...More »

  • poster for Elliot Erwitt “The Theatre of a Moment and Eternity”

    Elliot Erwitt “The Theatre of a Moment and Eternity”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-09-07 - 2013-10-27

    Exhibition of prolific photojournalist Elliot Erwitt, who has shot the most celebrated figures in 20th century history, but also garnered fame for his unique take on subjects ranging from love and family...More »

  • poster for The Kahitsukan Collections

    The Kahitsukan Collections

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2013-08-03 - 2013-08-25

    Exhibition of works from the Kahitsukan collections including those of celebrated 20th century artists such as Kagaku Murakami, Rosanjin, and Kaoru Yamaguchi.More »

  • poster for Maya Maxx Exhibition

    Maya Maxx Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-06-01 - 2013-07-28

    Exhibition of paintings by contemporary artist Maya Maxx, who seeks to break the boundaries of art genres. Included are large-scale works that take ancient cultures and gods as motifs, and a series of...More »

  • poster for Elliot Erwitt "Inner Love"

    Elliot Erwitt "Inner Love"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-04-18 - 2008-06-08

    "No matter how severe the reality we confront, we must never forget to laugh." Turning 80 this year, Elliot Erwitt's photography seems to carry this message. When he was 25, on the recommendation of Robert...More »

  • poster for "Seeking and Collecting Masterpieces at Kahitsukan" Exhibition

    "Seeking and Collecting Masterpieces at Kahitsukan" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Prints - Ceramics
    • 2008-03-01 - 2008-04-13

    At age 21, the director of Kahitsukan Yoshitomo Kajikawa was exposed to Kagaku Murayama's work. Since then, Kajikawa has dedicated his lifework towards art, and in 1981, he established the museum encapsulated...More »

  • poster for MAYA MAXX "For Tomorrow"

    MAYA MAXX "For Tomorrow"

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    • Media: Painting - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2008-01-10 - 2008-02-24

    At age 27, Maya Maxx started her artist career and since then, she actively appears in galleries, TV, magazines, and internet sites. She established a new style of live painting in which she communicates...More »

  • poster for Ihei Kimura Exhibition

    Ihei Kimura Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2007-10-27 - 2007-12-26

    Ihei Kimura is a crucial figure in modern Japanese photography. He loved and captured people's lives and culture for his entire life. In 1929, he acquired a Leica camera and started breaking a new ground...More »

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