TOKYO STATION GALLERY

Current Exhibition

Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita

Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita

Saturday, June 29 - Sunday, August 18, 2019

Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita (1868 - 1944) created many distinctive woodcuts utilizing a variety of techniques who was also a teacher of graphic design and woodblock printing in the Netherlands. He and his family were captured by Nazis and sent to death in a concentration camp. However, his former pupils, including Maurits Cornelis Escher, famed for his trompe-l'oeil art, did everything in their power to protect the works left in Mesquita’s home. This is the first exhibition in Japan to explore Mesquita’s art in detail.

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Next Exhibition

Kishida Riusei: A Retrospective

Kishida Riusei: A Retrospective

Saturday, August 31 - Sunday, October 20, 2019

Riusei Kishida (1891-1929) became aware of the works of artists referred to as Post-Impressionists, such as Van Gogh and Matisse, while studying at the Aoibashi Yoga Kenkyujo run by the Hakuba group led by Kuroda Seiki, and produced avant-garde oil paintings with intense colors and brush strokes as a way to create his own style of art. He continued to explore the art of painting using his own values as his yardstick, and he had a tremendous impact on young artists. This exhibition is a chance to enjoy the art of Riusei Kishida, a towering figure in modern Japanese history. It includes portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and of course pictures of Reiko.

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opening hours

10:00a.m. to 6:00p.m.
*Fridays : until 8:00p.m.

*Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Closed Days

Mondays (Tuesdays if this is a public holiday), during New Year’s holidays and exhibition changeovers
*Please refer to the page of each special exhibition for more details.

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1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005

TEL : 03-3212-2485

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