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Kyocera Museum of Art Opens Special Exhibition of Kyoto's Four Seasons in Watercolor
“Promenade Through Kyoto in Watercolors” will feature approx. 60 paintings from May 19 to July 1, including new works commissioned for the exhibition
Kuroiwa works extensively around the Kansai Region. Her works have appeared in diverse settings, including the cover of Keihan Railways' K PRESS travel magazine, illustrating tourist and visitor recommendations; label illustrations for beer and wine bottles; and designs for calendars and diaries. Her new paintings representing Fushimi, where Kyocera's Head Office is located, were commissioned specifically for this exhibition.
|Cherry blossoms along Gion Shirakawa street (left) and
downtown scenes of Fushimi (right)
|The Gion Festival (left) and autumn leaves at Ichijoji Station (right)|
By viewing Kyoto's various seasons in watercolor, including cherry blossoms along Gion Shirakawa street, downtown scenes of Fushimi, the Gion Festival and autumn leaves at Ichijoji Station (Eizan Electric Railway), visitors will experience Kyoto's spectacular imagery from a unique artistic viewpoint.
|Exhibition Title||The Kyocera Museum of Art, 2018 Spring Special Exhibition
“Promenade Through Kyoto in Watercolors: Kyoto's Four Seasons in Watercolor Painting”
|Location||The Kyocera Museum of Art
(Kyocera Corporation Global Head Office, 1st floor)
6 Takeda Tobadono-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto City, Japan 612-8501
|Dates||May 19 (Sat) through July 1 (Sun), 2018
*The museum will be open every day during this period.
|Hours||10:00am to 5:00pm (last admission at 4:30pm)|
|Exhibits||Approximately 60 items|
|Special Cooperation||Kyoto Prefecture; Kyoto City Board of Education; Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry; The Kyoto Shimbun Co., Ltd.; Kyoto Branch Office of Nikkei Inc.; The Yomiuri Shimbun Kyoto Head Office; The Asahi Shimbun Kyoto Head Office; Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd. Kyoto Office; Sankei Shimbun Co., Ltd. Kyoto Head Office; Kyoto Broadcasting System Company Limited; Keihan Holdings Co., Ltd.|
Kuroiwa is an illustrator based in Osaka City. Since her graduation from Koriyama Senior High School and Nakanosima Art School, Kuroiwa has been drawing illustrations mainly for advertisements and publications. Her works have appeared in diverse settings — including the cover of Keihan Railway's K PRESS, a travel magazine offering tourist and visitor recommendations, label illustrations for beer and wine bottles, and illustrations for stationery items, such as diaries and calendars. Since 2006, Kuroiwa has held in solo and group exhibitions in Osaka.