Exhibition summary

On December 15, 2018, Chihiro Iwasaki (1918-1974) reaches birth 100 years.
Children, flowers drawn with color to be blurred and blank where we were greatly emptied into. Through picture book, cut, various media including calendar, work of Chihiro continues being loved after the death in now more than 40 years.
"It is Chihiro Iwasaki, painter." Book exhibition advocating words of Chihiro who introduced himself/herself when we met - nochino companion in title is exhibition looking back toward background of technique and work of Chihiro as "painter".
What kind of technique did Chihiro concentrate in work located at what kind of cultural coordinate? By book exhibition, we approach in the details of work through approximately 200 points of displays which we brought document into by four chapters constitution under the theme of words that Chihiro left and try complete reform of Chihiro image as the picture by a childs.

100th anniversary Chihiro Iwasaki, Painter
December 15th, 2018 marks the centenary of the birth of Chihiro Iwasaki (1918-1974).
Chihiro' s illustrations featuring colorful, soft-edged depictions of children and flowers and expanses of open space continue to be loved through a range of media such as picture books, illustrations and calendars even now more than 40 years after her death.
"Chihiro Iwasaki, painter." The exhibition takes its title from the words by which Chihiro introduced herself to her future spouse, and explores her skills as an artist and the background to her works.
What was her cultural context and what kind of techniques did she incorporate into her works? Presented in four chapters based on quotes from the artist herself and featuring some 200 paintings of Chihiro' s art and other documents, the exhibition attempts to shine a new light on our image of Chihiro Iwasaki.

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Exhibition period It is without holiday during exhibition period for from Friday, November 16, 2018 to Tuesday, December 25
Opening time From 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (the entering a building deadline: in 30 minutes before closing)
※But we follow for business hours of department store and may be changed.
Entering a building charges (tax-included)
The public 900 yen (700 yen)
High university student 700 yen (500 yen)
The small, junior high student 500 yen (300 yen)

※() It is rate of person of the presentation and one companion with inner ha booking and "disability certificate".

Booking sale period

Until from Monday, October 1, 2018 to Thursday, November 15.
Request this museum ticket window (except closed day), ticket PIA (P cord 769-222), Lawson ticket (L cord 51780).


Museum "Eki" KYOTO, Kyoto Shimbun, Chihiro Museum, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.

The support

Nozaki Insatsu Shigyo

■Museum "EKi" KYOTO (Kyoto Station Building 7th Floor)

■Exhibition dates: Friday, November 16th, 2018 to Tuesday, December 25th, 2018 (open every day)

■Opening Times: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (latest entry 7:30 p.m.) Please note that times may vary in accordance with JR Kyoto Isetan opening times.

■Entry fee (tax incl.): General 900 yen (700 yen), high school and university students 700 yen (500 yen), junior high school and elementary school students 500 yen (300 yen).
Please note that prices indicated in brackets apply to advance purchase tickets and to holders of a Physical Disability Recordbook and one accompanying carer.

■Advance purchase ticket sales dates: Monday, October 1st, 2018 to Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Advance tickets may be purchased at Museum Eki Kyoto (excluding days museum is closed), or through Ticket PIA (P-Code 769-222), Lawson Ticket (L-Code 51780) and other major ticket sellers.

■Presented by: Museum Eki KYOTO, Chihiro Art Museum, The Kyoto Shimbun, NIKKEI Inc.
Supporter: Nozaki Insatsu Shigyo Co., Ltd.