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2013.05.02 - 08.18

Museum Collection 2013- I
SAMIRO TUNOKI - THE EMBLEM OF LIFE

Overview

Samiro Yunoki (1922-) became involved in the Mingei (Folk Craft) movement led by Muneyoshi Yanagi and decided to become a textile artist. He studied under Keisuke Serizawa after being introduced to him by Yanagi. Yunoki's textile designs, characterized by bold compositions and brilliant colors, brought new life to the world of stencil dying. This exhibition presents works donated to the Setagaya Art Museum by the artist, including new work. A small exhibit of the works of Hisakatsu Hijikata is also presented.

Information

Dates:
2013.05.02 (Thursday) - 08.18 (Sunday)
Closed:
Mondays
Hours:
10:00A.M. - 6:00P.M. (Last entry 30 minutes before closing time)
Place:
Setagaya Art Museum, exhibition rooms
Organized by:
Setagaya Art Museum

Admission

Day Tickets
Adults 200yen / Seniors(over 65) 100yen / University and high school students 150yen / Junior high and elementary school students 100yen
Group Discount
Adults 160yen / Seniors(over 65) 80yen / University and high school students 120yen / Junior high and elementary school students 80yen
*Discount applies to groups of 20 or more.
*The ticket price for handicapped person is 100 yen, and a helper is free. All handicapped persons in college, high school, junior high and elementary schools is free.
*Elementary and junior high school students will admitted free on weekends, national holidays, and during the summer holidays.
*Holders of Setagaya Arts Cards are eligible for a discount (for more info: www.setagaya-bunka.jp/artscard/).

Overview

Samiro Yunoki (1922-) became involved in the Mingei (Folk Craft) movement led by Muneyoshi Yanagi and decided to become a textile artist. He studied under Keisuke Serizawa after being introduced to him by Yanagi. Yunoki's textile designs, characterized by bold compositions and brilliant colors, brought new life to the world of stencil dying. This exhibition presents works donated to the Setagaya Art Museum by the artist, including new work. A small exhibit of the works of Hisakatsu Hijikata is also presented.