Past exhibitions

Keiko Minami Spring Exhibition – Beyond the Tree – 17 March 2020 (Tue.) - 20 May 2020 (Wed.)

[Notice:Temporary Closure from March 28 to 29 ] Musée Hamaguchi Yozo: Yamasa Collection has taken the decision to implement temporary closure starting from March 28 to 29. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Lines of Keiko Minami’s copper-plate prints recall stories to us. Soft colors are gathered out from some…

Keiko Minami Spring Exhibition – Beyond the Tree – 17 March 2020 (Tue.) - 20 May 2020 (Wed.)

Lines of Keiko Minami’s copper-plate prints recall stories to us. Soft colors are gathered out from some emotions lying in her mind and filling the lines, thus producing her unique pictures filled with various feelings. In her world of works created in such a way, the motif of small bird and fish, wrapped in gentleness,…

Lines of Keiko Minami’s copper-plate prints recall stories to us. Soft colors are gathered out from some emotions lying in her mind and filling the lines, thus producing her unique pictures filled with various feelings. In her world of works created in such a way, the motif of small bird and fish, wrapped in gentleness,…

“What is essential is invisible to the eye” is a passage from the novel The Little Prince. In this exhibition, three Japanese contemporary artists are introduced who explore ways to present important things which do not have a clear shape, representing them in a way of unevenness using hand-made technique. Kouseki Ono uses screen printing…

Yozo Hamaguchi (1909-2000) is one of the leading copper-plate artists of the 20th century.  He moved to France in the 1950s and developed a new copper-plate engraving technique called color mezzotint, and he became successful worldwide.  Filled with quietness, his works seem to quickly enwrap the viewers, and are still known all over the world. …

Yozo Hamaguchi came into sudden prominence in the art world of Paris in the 1950s and attracted people with his new style. Filled with clear colors and faint light, his copper-plate prints are still evoking mysterious attraction now as if performing everlasting time. For approximately two years after the war, Hamaguchi stayed at Rendaiji Onsen…

Keiko Minami Exhibition RAP, TAP-TAP 2 February(Sat.) – 11 April(Thu.) 2019

Rap, tap-tap. One might hear small sounds from the scenery when listening to. The sounds are coming from the growing plants, the trail in the forest, and from the gaps of the trees. It looks as if faint sounds are continuously spinning the story of the world of the works. The works of Keiko Minami…

Winter Exhibition, Yozo Hamaguchi Graceful Objects 27 April (Friday) – 22 July 2018 (Sunday)

One of the attractiveness of the works of Yozo Hamaguchi (1909-2000), who was internationally active as a copper-plate artist in the 20th century, is the beauty of the motif that stands gracefully with a background in black suggestive of deep darkness. Watermelons, cherries, butterflies, etc., are drawn not as they look but as lives born…

Yozo Hamaguchi (1909-2000) is a copper-plate artist based in Paris, who took active part in the latter half of the 20th century. He encountered Berggruen Gallery handling Picasso and Klee, and he won many awards at international competitions. His works based on deep black, are filled with calm serenity that makes one to stay in…

Yozo Hamaguchi, a copper-plate artist representing the 20th century, selected cherries and yarn, etc. as his motif, and using color mezzotint technique, he produced a new world of works. Still life taking light on and emerges from darkness looks fresh even after half century. At this exhibition, with a focus on Yozo Hamaguchi, works have…


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