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The essence of Buddha statue photography, Tomohiro Mutta photo exhibition “Buddha Universe” is held. Unique photographs of Buddha statues in Japan, India, China, Cambodia, and other Asian countries, including the unauthorized statue of a national treasure, the standing statue of the Bodhisattva (Unkei Keisaku) and the half-statue of the Bodhisattva (Ch 宮 g 寺 -ji).
[First half: Japan] February 11, 2020 (Tuesday / holiday)-March 15 (Sun) [Last half: Asia] March 17, 2020 (Tuesday)-April 19 (Sun) ………………………………………………………………………
We will hold a photo exhibition “Buddha Universe” by photographer Tomohiro Muta at Mitsuo Aida Museum (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)-Dates: February 11 (Tuesday / holiday) to April 19 ( Day)-. On February 15th, a commemorative talk event will be held with writer and monk Munehisa Genyu.
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ま で From February 11 (Tue./holiday) to April 19 (Sun.) 2020, Mitsuo Aida will hold a “Buddha Universe” photo exhibition at the Museum of Art (Tokyo International Forum 1F).
写真 This is a photo exhibition composed of photographs of Buddha statues and paintings from Japan and abroad, photographed by photographer Tomohiro Mutta for about 30 years, as well as Buddha statues in Asian countries such as Kumooka Caves and Borobudur. The first semester-February 11 (Tuesday / holiday)-March 15
(Sunday)-is “Japan Edition”, and the national treasure is an unauthentic statue of the Bodhisattva of Seshin
Bodhisattva-Unkeisaku-(Kofukuji Temple) and a lotus statue of Bodhisattva (Chugu Temple) It consists of 53 pieces of Buddha statues in Japan centered on the statue of the 11-faced Kannon Bodhisattva (Shinrin-ji Temple) and the Monju Bosatsu-satsu (statue of the Tokyo National Museum). After the end of the first semester, all works will be replaced. The second semester-March 17 (Tue)-April 19 (Sun)-will be called “Asia”, and archeological sites such as India, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, etc. We will display 53 Buddha figures caught in the exhibition.
On Saturday, February 15th, a writer and monk, Munehisa Genyu, will be invited to have a talk with Tomohiro Mutta and Munehisa Genyu. [Image 2

-Unkei-saku-Jikoku Tenryu Statue (Kofukuji)
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Buddhist hands (private collection)
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Bodhisattva Mural Painting (Myanmar)
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17 Kumooka cave (China)
Tomohiro Mutta Photo Exhibition “Buddha Universe”
[Venue] Mitsuo Aida, Museum 2nd Hall (3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo @ Tokyo International Forum B1F)
[Date] The first semester: Japan February 11, 2020 (Tuesday / holiday)-March 15 (Sun)
Latter term: Asia March 17 (Tue)-April 19 (Sun) 2020
[Opening time] From 10:00 to 17:30 (admission until 17:00)
[Closed days] Mondays * Open on February 24 (Monday, holidays) [Admission Fees] General / University students: 800 yen / Junior / High school students: 500 yen / Elementary school students: 200 yen (free for pre-school children) / 600 yen for those 70 years and older ※ Free for persons with disabilities and attendants (Please show a notebook) ※ Mitsuo Aida will be a common ticket with the first hall of the museum “ Mitsuno’s language skills ”
[Commemorative Talk Show] Tomohiro Mutta (Photographer) x Munehisa Gen Yuu (Writer and Buddhist monk)
Date: February 15 (Sat) 18:45-20:00 (Reception starts at 18:15) Participation fee: 1,800 yen (with drink)
Capacity: 100 people Advance application system
Place: Mitsuo Aida Museum Hall 2
方法 How to apply: We accept by phone (03-6212-3200) or email ( When applying by e-mail, please be sure to fill in “Event name / Postal code / Address / Name / Phone number”.
※ In case of many applicants, we will draw a lottery and notify you of the winning result by postcard.
We will send you a notice about one week before the event date. ※ The reception is scheduled to start around 18:15 after closing once at 17:30. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.
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Photographer: Haruhiko Mutta
Photographer: Tomohiro Mutta
Born in Nara Prefecture in 1956. photographer. He has photographed various phenomena such as objects, people, landscapes, architecture, roads, stones, plants, walls, cultural properties and archeological sites, and antiques, and has presented them through photo exhibitions and publications. In 2007, the National Museum of Western Art held its first photo exhibition, “Prayer Medieval Romanesque Art Photo Exhibition”. In 2008, for the first time in about 70 years as a foreigner, he photographed the entirety of one of the three major caves in China, the “Kumoka Caves”. From 2009, a photo exhibition “Santiago: Pilgrimage Routes: Tomohiro Mutta, Oriental Gaze” travels around the world. In the Tohoku region after the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, he was hit by a tsunami and photographed the launched disasters. Since 2013, he has traveled around Japan and overseas at a photo exhibition “Icon of Time-Memory of the Great East Japan Earthquake”.

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Photography: Shuhei Fujita
Writer and Buddhist monk: Genyu Sokyu
1956 Born in Miharu, Fukushima Prefecture. Graduated from Keio University, Faculty of Literature, Department of Chinese Literature. Currently, he is a visiting professor at Hanazono University’s Department of Buddhism and Niigata Pharmaceutical University’s Faculty of Applied Life Sciences, a member of the Fukushima Medical
University’s Management Advisory Board, and a director of the Tamakiharu Fukushima Fund, besides the priest at Fukujuji.
In 2001, he won the 125th Akutagawa Prize for Nakainaka Flower. In 2007, he received the 68th Bungeishunju Reader Award in a round-trip letter with Keiko Yanagisawa, “The Dialogue of the Life of the Heart,” and in 2012, received the first Numata Encouragement Award from the Buddhist Mission Association.
In 2014, she received the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Prize for her artistic award in the short edit “Mountain of Light”, which depicts victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Many books. His recent publications include Takebayashi Seisha (published by the Asahi Shimbun), which wrote the troubles of love and radioactivity in disaster-stricken areas, Soon Dying Keseki (Sanga Shinsho), and Playing with Shoko (Chikuma Bunko).


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