50th Anniversary of the Ueno Memorial Foundation for the Study of Buddhist Art
The Newsman’s Eye: East Asian Painting and Calligraphy Collected by Ueno Riichi
February 2–March 7, 2021
9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (Entrance Until 4:30 p.m.)
Adult 700 yen
Univ. Student 350 yen
*Admission fee includes admission to all galleries in the Heisei Chishinkan Wing.
*Admission is free for high school students and other youths age 0–17, seniors over 70, visitors with disabilities and one caretaker, and for Campus Members (including faculty). Please show I.D.
Kyoto National Museum
Access: 527 Chaya-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0931, Japan
The Conservation Center for Cultural Properties was established in July of 1980 to Ueno Riichi (1848–1919), also known by the sobriquet Yūchiku, was renowned both as president of the newspaper company Osaka Asahi Shimbun (today’s Asahi Shimbun) and as a collector of early Japanese and Chinese art. In 1970, his son Seiichi founded the Ueno Memorial Foundation of the Study of Buddhist Art. This exhibition, in celebration of the Foundation’s fiftieth anniversary, features masterworks of Chinese calligraphy and painting together with selected works of Japan art amassed by Ueno Riichi.