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A Mokubei Retrospective

February 8 to March 26, 2023

*There will be an exhibition change during the course of exhibition.
*The period is subject to change.

This exhibition marks the 190th memorial of Mokubei (1767-1833), a leading Kyoto potter and literati painter in the latter half of the Edo period. Mokubei passionately researched antique ceramics as he set out to create his own works, producing a wide variety of ceramics, including superb sencha utensils and tea bowls. His paintings, which he created as an avocation, especially from about the age of fifty-five on, are fascinating for their free style. This exhibition brings together the finest of Mokubei’s masterworks, overflowing with the individuality that the literati and others of his day admired. It is a rare opportunity to assemble and introduce his ceramics, paintings, and written materials together.

Works from the exhibition

Period

February 8 to March 26, 2023

*There will be an exhibition change during the course of exhibition.
*The period is subject to change.

Hours

10:00-18:00 *Friday and Saturday 10:00-20:00

*Open until 20:00 on February 22 and March 20
*Last admission: 30 minutes before closing
*Hours are subject to change.

Closed

Tuesdays

*Open until 18:00 on March 21

Admission
Adult General
¥1,500
Advance
¥1,300
University and
High School Student
General
¥1,000
Advance
¥800

Online Ticket Sales

Elementary, junior high school students and under are free.
*With a certificate of disability, the admission fee of a disabled person and a care-giver will be waived.
*Advance tickets will be available on the website from November 30 to February 7.

Discount

◇100 Yen Discount
•For presenting a ticket to a thematic exhibition at the National Art Center, Tokyo, or Mori Art Museum

*Only one discount per person

Audio Guide

¥600

English audio guide available

Organized by

Suntory Museum of Art, The Asahi Shimbun

Sponsored by

Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd., Suntory Holdings Limited

*Unauthorized reproduction or use of texts or images from this site is prohibited.

2022 January

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2023 April

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