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Past Exhibitions

Hyakunin Isshu & the Pillow Book

2022.01.29 - 2022.04.09

Mt. Ogura is said to have been the mountain villa of Fujiwara Sadaie, the selector of the Hyakunin Isshu poem (One hundred poets, one poem each). Situated at the foot of the mountain, the museum introduces the history and appeal of the Hyakunin Isshu and mainly holds exhibitions of Japanese paintings. In this exhibition, we present works related to the Hyakunin Isshu, as well as Japanese paintings which brings to mind the scenes of each stage of the "Pillow Book", written by Sei Shonagon, one of the 100 poets of Hyakunin Isshu.

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Amazing Japanese Hyakunin Isshu & The Tale of Genji

2021.03.01 - 2021.04.10

Hyakunin Isshu"(One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each) is an anthology of excellent poems selected from Imperial anthologies such as Kokin Wakashu (Collection of Old and Modern Poems), and Shin Kokin Wakashu (New Collection of Ancient and Modern Poems). It has been told that Fujiwara no Teika, a poet from Kamakura Period (1185-1333), compiled this anthology for Utsunomiya Yoritsuna, who lived in the villa in Sagano area. This exhibition will invite you to glance at the enchanting aristocratic culture transcending a thousand years of time.

We also exhibit the works related to "The Tale of Genji," author of which is Murasaki Shikibu, one of the poets of "One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets Each."

We hope you enjoy the timeless collaboration work that bridges the poets in the Heian period and the Pre-modern to Modern artists.

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