Layer of SESSHUExhibition

SESSHU - line of sight to a continent from Yamaguchi -

"Sesshu" - this year is his 600th anniversary of birth - is the one of the most important ink painter in Japan. Paper cutting artist Megumi Mochizuki, who was fascinated by Sesshu's paints and his lives, will have an Exhibition at Unkokuan Remains where was used as an art studio by Sesshu himself.
Also, as a related event, "Sansui Chokan Appreciation Meeting" will be held to feel an actual size copy of Sesshu masterpiece "Long Scroll of Landscapes (Sansui Chokan)" close with an expert.
Please feel free to join!


Period16th(Fri.) – 18th(Sun.) October, 2020 10:00 – 17:00
VenueUnkokuan-ato (1-12-10 Tenge, Yamaguchi City)
Related event: Sansui Chokan Appreciation Meeting
Date16th October, 2020 (Fri.) 18:30-20:00
VenueYamaguchi City Saikou-tei (1-2-7 Tenge, Yamaguchi City)
LecturerMichihiko Egaitsu (Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum)
Capacityabout 10 people
Admission FeeFree
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Paper cutting, Paper art

She is being in absorbed over twenty years to create “paper cutting art” that is capable of a search of creation involving the deep physical realization by cutting a piece of paper by a hand with a knife. Through her works like cutting out a sheet of breakable paper with a few length of meters, she extents and purposes “Possibility of hand works by human” that being lost with efficiency society in today. Currently she is also visiting paper production areas in Japan and overseas to deepen her understanding of the history of paper and papermaking.

Open Studio

During her stay, she will open to the general public the finishing work for the exhibition “Layer of SESSHU” for the following schedule.

Period10th(Sat.) – 13th(Tues.) October, 2020, 12:00-17:00
VenueAkiyoshidai International Art Village
  • Organizer: Akiyoshidai International Art Village
  • Co-supporter: Yamaguchi City Board of Education
  • Supporter: Yamaguchi Prefecture, Yamaguchi Board of Education, Mine City, Mine City Board of Education, Cultural Association of Yamaguchi Prefecture, Yamaguchi City


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