Exhibition of Frolicking Animals

Yesterday, I went to Tokyo National Museum, it has been reopened from 1 of June after temporally closure from 25 April because of COVID19 emergency declaration of Tokyo area, to watch the special exhibition on National Treasure “Frolicking Animals”. This picture scroll, consists of 4 rolls and total 44m, is one of the most famous works in the history of Japanese painting. It depicts the activities of anthropomorphized animals and people in energetic monochrome ink lines. This exhibition is so popular to hard to get a ticket, but I can manage to buy tickets on late evening yesterday. Visitors are … Continue reading Exhibition of Frolicking Animals