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2019.10.25

Clay figurines and haniwa including unreleased works from the Okada collection

Okada Museum of Art Period: 2019.10.05-2020.03.29
Ends in 41 days

「DOKI earthenware! Bronze exhibition on clay figurines-an ancient parade」

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(TOP image) "Women with haniwa pots and women with cups" Kofun period 5th-6th centuries Okada Museum of Art

In this exhibition, approximately 80 pieces of ancient pottery and bronze ware from Japan and China will be exhibited in one hall, and at the same time, the first exhibition of Persian pottery developed through exchanges with China. Jomon pottery, born more than 10,000 years ago, was decorated with a variety of techniques, including the use of rope patterns, pasting clay strings and openwork. There you can find beauty beyond the uses of cooking and storage. It is thought that unique clay figurines were created in the same era and prayed for prosperity and fertility. In contrast to the clay figurines, the haniwa, which has a simple expression, was created in the Kofun period (5th-6th centuries) and was placed on top of the tomb to reproduce the ritual. On the other hand, bronze ware from ancient China (around the 17th to 3rd centuries BC) is mainly used as a ritual to worship the spirits of its ancestors, and its profound and tense forms and detailed patterns are highlights.

The museum has a corner to compare Japanese and Chinese works, which is a unique attempt to store a wide range of Oriental art. Let's compare the Jomon pottery and bronze ware, the haniwa and the terracotta (Chinese doll "higata" burial goods) while paying attention to the shapes and patterns. A variety of DOKI earthenware that will make you feel eternal! Please feel

At the same time, you can see about 400 paintings and paintings such as Ito Jakuchu in the permanent exhibition.

《The highlight is here !!》
◎ The Okada Art Museum's clay figures and haniwa are on display!
Masterpieces including unreleased works from the Okada collection gather

◎ Watch the points of appreciation = "patterns"!
Approaching the thoughts of ancient people in patterns

◎ A valuable opportunity to compare Japanese and Chinese masterpieces!
An exhibition corner unique to the Okada Museum of Art that houses many Chinese art

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"Deep bowl-shaped pottery (flame pottery)" Middle Jomon period 3000 BC-2000 BC Collection of Okada Museum of Art


"Deep bowl-shaped pottery" Early Jomon period 5000 BC-3000 BC Collection of Okada Museum of Art

《Exhibition composition》
① "Jomon pottery and clay figurines"
15 Jomon period pottery and clay figurines, including the first public exhibition
② "haniwa"
The healing world of haniwas with simple expressions
③ "Let's compare Japan and China"
Okada Museum's first attempt to compare Jomon pottery with bronze ware
④ "Chinese ancient bronze ware, pottery, terracotta"
The Okada Museum of Art boasts an ancient Chinese collection
⑤ First public! Persian pottery
First presentation of 11 Persian ceramics developed during East-West exchange
⑥ "Pottery loved by Japanese painters"
Introducing the haniwa drawn by Yokoharu Yamaguchi and the terracotta dance formerly owned by Yukihiko Yasuda


"Clay figure) Late Jomon period 1000 BC-400 BC Collection of Okada Museum of Art

DOKI earthenware! Bronze exhibition on clay figurines
-An ancient parade with the chicks
[Date] October 5th (Sat)-March 29th, 2020 (Sun) 9: 00-17: 00 (Admission until 16:30)
[Venue] Okada Museum of Art
[Closed] December 31 (Tue), January 1 (Wed)
[Price] General and university students ¥ 2,800, elementary and junior high school students ¥ 1,800
[Organizer] Okada Museum of Art
[Inquiry] 0460-87-3931 (Okada Museum of Art)

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[Lecture]
● How to apply ●
Please let us know your name, number of people and contact information by telephone (0460-87-3931). As soon as the capacity is reached, the application will be closed.
(1) The clay figurines of the Jomon world-their various forms and ways to enjoy them-
[Date] December 1st (Sun) 13: 00-14: 30
[Venue] Okada Museum of Art 5F Hall
[Lecturer] Masayuki Harada (Cultural Affairs Agency, Cultural Property Investigator, Fine Arts and Arts Division)
[Capacity] 80 people
[Entry fee] Free (Admission required)

②The fun of clay figurines and haniwa
[Date] March 14, 2020 (Sat) 13: 00-14: 30
[Venue] Okada Museum of Art 5F Hall
[Lecturer] Tadashi Kobayashi (Director, Okada Museum of Art)
[Capacity] 80 people
[Entry fee] Free (Admission required)

[Gallery Talk]
● AllNo application required ●
◎ Gallery talk by Director Kobayashi
[Date]
Thursday, October 17, 2019, November 7 (Thu) and 21 (Thu), December 5 (Thu) and 19 (Thu)
January 3 (Fri), 15 (Wed), February 6 (Thu), 20 (Thu), March 5 (Thu), 19 (Thu) 2020, 13:30 each day
[Entry fee] Free (Admission required)

◎ Gallery talk by curator
[Date and time] Held every Friday from October 18 (Fri) to March 20, 2020 (Fri) (11:00)
[Entry fee] Free (Admission required)

    The Okada Museum of Art opened in Hakone and Kowakudani in October 2013. On the 5th floor, with an exhibition area of about 5,000 square meters, the largest exhibition hall in Hakone boasts one of the largest in the hall, with approximately 450 pieces of art such as ceramics and paintings from Japan and the East being constantly displayed. The art museum was conceived to protect the fine arts inherited in Japan, share the pleasure of encountering beauty, and pass it on to the next generation. Decorating the front of the museum is a large mural "Kaze-Toki" (2013), a 12-meter-long and 30-meter-wide mural painted by contemporary Japanese painter Etaro Fukui. After viewing, you can enjoy a footbath café with 100% sourced water and a stroll through the garden.

    • Address
      493-1 Kowakudani, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa
    • TEL
      0460-87-3931
    • Business Hour
      [Opening hours] 9: 00-17: 00 (last entry until 16:30) [Closed] December 31 and January 1, temporary closure due to exhibition change
    • Parking Area
      Existence (80, of which 2 for disabled people) Free parking for museum visitors.
    • Average Usage
      [Admission fee] General and university students ¥ 2,800, elementary and junior high school students ¥ 1,800

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