Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art 1st Anniversary Exhibition
Venue [ Main Building（North Wing）1F ]
About the Exhibition
This retrospective exhibition of Japanese style painter Uemura Shoen (1875-1949), features the extraordinary presence of a female artist in Kyoto’s modern art world. The Museum’s last Uemura Shoen solo exhibition was around a half century ago. A total of approximately 100 representative paintings will be displayed, including ten from the
Museum collection and others from museums and private collections nationwide. The paintings span from Uemura’s earliest paintings such as The Flowers of Life (1899) to late works such as Early Summer Evening (1949).
- Jul. 17 (Sat) – Sep. 12 (Sun), 2021
Part 1 – Jul. 17 (Sat) - Aug.15 (Sun)
Part 2 – Aug. 17 (Tue) – Sep. 12 (Sun)
Last Admission: 17:30
- Main Building（North Wing）1F
- Closed on
- Mondays, except public holidays
About the Artist
Uemura Shoen 1875-1949
Uemura Shoen (1875-1949) was born in Kyoto. In 1948, she was the first female artist to be awarded the Order of Cultural Merit. Her perspective as female painter allowed her to break new ground in the depiction of women while following painting traditions.