A notable exhibition “The Twilight Paintings” has begun to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Shimane Art Museum.

Shimane Prefecture A notable exhibition “The Twilight Paintings” has begun to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Shimane Art Museum. In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Shimane Art Museum, which was selected as one of the “100 Best Sunsets in Japan” and enjoyed the beautiful sunset over Lake Shinji. Will be held. ……………………………………………………………………………………………
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At the exhibition, we will focus on the theme of “sunset / evening” that will move everyone, and introduce the expression of evening scenery that can be seen in modern Western and Japanese art. Japanese paintings by Harushisa Hishida, known as the “body”, including oil paintings by Yui Takahashi and others, influenced by the Barbizon School of Moray, Rousseau, and Monet, the impressionists of Sisley, and Fontanege who came to Japan in the Meiji period In addition, you can enjoy a wide variety of evening scenes with about 180 genres, including watercolor paintings by Tojiro Ohshita and others that were popular in the middle of the Meiji era, and prints by Hiroshi Yoshida and Aoi Kawase. 20th anniversary exhibition Twilight Paintings -Sunset and Evening Scenery in Modern Painting- September 4th (Wednesday) to November 4th (Monday / Sunday) * Closed Tuesdays (open 10/22) Venue / Shimane Art Museum Time / September, 10:00-30 minutes after sunset October-November, 10: 00-18: 30 (Last entry 30 minutes before closing time) Fee: 1,000 yen for general, 600 yen for university students, 300 yen for elementary, middle and high school students, etc. Exhibition special site https://tasogare2019.jp/
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Click here to download the flyer https://www.shimane-art-museum.jp/exhibition/tasogare_chirashi.pdf
◆ The highlights of the exhibition We approach one end of “art history of twilight”. An exhibition on the theme of “sunset and evening scenery” that has never been introduced before. Many Western and Japanese paintings and prints from the 19th and 20th centuries will be exhibited, and the rich world of “paintings of twilight” will be explored.
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(Left) Theodore Rousseau “Landscape” unknown year of production Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art (right) Claude Monet “Coast of Saint-Tadres” 1864 Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art
A collection of painters representing Western and Japanese modern art. The works of 80 artists such as Turner, Constable, Coroe, Courbet, Millet, Monet, Sisley, Redon, Yuichi Takahashi, Tadashi Asai, Takeji Fujishima, Kiyoteru Kuroda, Eisaku Wada, Goro Tsujitetsu, Harukusa Hishida and more.
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(Left) Yuichi Takahashi “Yuhi Shibaura” 1877 Kinpira Shrine (right) Eisaku Wada “Evening at Watanabe” 1897 Tokyo University of the Arts
Approximately 180 masterpieces depicting sunsets and sunsets are on display. Substantial display changes in the previous and next term. From over 40 domestic art museums, only 180 masterpieces depicting sunsets and sunsets are on display. About 40% of the works will be replaced in the previous and next term. (Previous term exhibition: September 4th to October 7th, Late term exhibition: October 9th to November 4th)
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(Left) John Constable 《Hampstead Heath Grove, Sunset》 1821 Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
【Exhibition Period】
September 4-9 September (Right) Jean-François Millet 《Sunset》 circa 1867 Hiroshima Museum of Art
【 Late exhibition]
October 9-November 4 Click here for the exhibition list www.shimane-art-museum.jp/exhibition/List.pdf
◆ Visitor present The venue, the Shimane Art Museum, is a unique art museum that is open until relatively late according to the sunset time of the day. In connection with such a museum, visitors who come after 16:00 will receive an original mini-notebook.
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Original mini note For other related projects, please visit the special website for the exhibition and the Shimane Art Museum website.


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