This exhibition features approximately 130 works, including representative works and works on display for the first time, as well as valuable materials.
Mitsuo Aida (1924-1991), born in Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture, threw himself into the world of calligraphy during the turbulent period between the war and post-war years, and established a style of writing his own words in a unique script while focusing on the preciousness of "life. His 1984 book "Ningen-damono" was a bestseller, attracting the sympathy and inspiration of a wide generation. This exhibition introduces the world of Mitsuo Aida, a man who gives us the courage to live, through approximately 130 works, including representative works that have never before been exhibited, as well as valuable materials.
Mitsuo Aida made this furoshiki for his eldest daughter who was entering elementary school. Mitsuo Aida's first daughter to enter elementary school.
In addition to the five original works for the daily calendar, four of Mitsuo Aida's most famous works, including "The Road," will be exhibited for the first time outside the museum.
|Location||870-0036, Japan 2-1 Kotobuki-cho, Oita City|
|Venue||Oita Prefectural Museum of Art 3F Exhibition Room B|
|Period||November 26, 2021 (Fri) - January 23, 2022 (Sun) Closed: No exhibition dates|
. General admission 1,200 (1,000) yen, University and high school students 800 (600) yen, Junior high and elementary school students 500 (300) yen, Free for preschool children
. Prices in parentheses are for advance purchase and for groups of 20 or more paying visitors. Admission is free for those with a disability certificate and one accompanying person. Students are required to show their student ID card at the entrance.
|Access||About 15 minutes on foot from JR Oita Station. About 10 minutes by car from Oita IC|
|Parking||Yes (with material)|
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