Legendary artists of Japanese Western Painting: The Centennial of the NIKA Exhibition
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum(東京都美術館)
8-36 Ueno-Koen Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-000, Japan
The Nika Association stands out, even among the many art groups whose activities occasioned this museum’s founding. The list of legendary Yoga (Western-style) painters who exhibited in the Nika Association Exhibition includes such names as KISHIDA Ryusei, SAEKI Yuzo, KOIDE Narashige, SEKINE Shoji, KOGA Harue, FOUJITA Tsuguharu, MATSUMOTO Shunsuke, OKAMOTO Taro, and TOGO Seiji—not to mention Henri Matisse and other European masters. An exhibition of the history of 20th-century Japanese art through 100 years of art from the Nika Association.