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.