Current Exhibition

The Kawabata Yasunari Collection His Passion for Fine Arts

The Kawabata Yasunari Collection: His Passion for Fine Arts

April 23 (Saturday) to June 19 (Sunday) ,2016

The Nobel Prize winning author Yasunari Kawabata is also known as an art collector. This collection – ranging from masterpieces of early modern painting and excellent modern craft pieces to works by the masters of contemporary art – creates a world of unique charming beauty formed with a wonderful aesthetic sense. This exhibition ,focused on his collection that indicates interest in both tradition and modernism, attempts to approach Kawabata’s exquisite taste with a view to the development of his literature and his interactions with painters and literary persons.

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.


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

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