"Gaikotsu: The Uncommon Journalist" Exhibition

Itami City Museum of Art

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In January 1901, the first issue of the satiric magazine "Kokkei Shimbun" (ridiculous newspaper) was sensationally published in Osaka. Its editorial policy was "neither yield to power nor to be disturbed with wealth, extortion or bluff". The publisher, Gaikotsu Miyatake, who was full of satirical ideas, tracked up a period of media establishment as a journalist.
Following the previous satire exhibitions "Humorous Kichosai", and "Nishiki-e Newspaper in Meiji Osaka" at Itami City Museum of Art, this exhibition features unique published materials by Miyatake who was a strong influence in the publishing world.

Talk: January 12th (Tue) 14:00-, January 19th (Sat) 14:00-
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[Image: "The Skeleton of Kokkei Shimbun (Murao Ono)" Kokkei Shimbun No. 55, August 20, 1903]

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from January 05, 2008 to February 17, 2008

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