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Zen Calligraphy and Paintings – Spirituality and Art




16 July 2017

Program
13:30 Welcome from Vice Chief Priest, Rev. Mr. Kokusho
13:35 Lecture “The Essence of Zen through Art“
  Mr. Shuei Takahashi. the former director of
  Kanazawa Bunko Museum
14:25 Lecture "Medieval Zen Paintings of
  Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation"
  Mr. Hiroyuki Naito, Associate Director
  of Kamakura Kokuhokan Museum
15:10 A Guided Tour of Kamakura Kokuhokan Museum
  "Selected Masterpieces from
  Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation 2017"

 

Biography of the guest lecturer

Mr. Shuei Takahashi
The former director of Kanazawa Bunko Museum. Qualified as Zen Buddhist by the Eiheiji Temple in Fukui Prefecture.

Mr. Hiroyuki Naito
Associate Director of Kamakura Kokuhokan Museum

About Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation
Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation was founded in 1943 by the entrepreneur, Tsusai Sugahara. The collection includes bokuseki, ink-and-wash paintings, historical accounts about Tenjin faith, and ancient calligraphic works. It owns 2 National Treasures and 23 Important Cultural Properties.

 

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