The Beauty of Urushi
-lacquerware of Japan and the Korean Peninsula
April 13th (Thu) to June 18th (Sun), 2023
This exhibition features various lacquerware of Japan and the Korean Peninsula from the Museum collection. One of the characteristics of our Japanese lacquerware collection is lacquer painting, which Soetsu Yanagi (1889-1961) especially preferred. In Korean lacquerware, boxes with mother-of-pearl decoration are highly notable. In addition to the splendid works of the two countries, works by Tatsuaki Kuroda (1904-1982) and Taro Maruyama (1909-1985) are also on display, and you can enjoy the quintessence of our lacquerware collection.