Monday, September 13, 2010

Ariake Museum of Art “Osuke Shimazaki Exhibition” Being held

From September 10 [Fri.], in Ariake Museum of Art (Azumino City, Nagano), 30th anniversary special exhibition “Osuke Shimazaki Exhibition -Persistence and Liberation on the Sepia-” is being held.

Special page of this exhibition in the web page of HIRO GALLERY

Ariake Museum of Art

Ariake Museum of Art is a private museum making its 30th anniversary this year. Director Ei MATSUMURA wanted Osuke, who has deep relationship with Shinshu, known in Azumino, Nagano prefecture. Her strong passion made this exhibition possible.

“Research Sketches in China”

“Research Sketches in China” 2

This exhibition features “Research Sketches in China” made when he was a military painter to China,


“Notes,” the art-study notebooks written over 30 years from 1950’s and

“Sepia Series”

“Sepia Series” 2

“Sepia Series” of oil paintings drawn in Germany from 1970 to 1971 for the only one-man show before his death. Not only his works as a painter, but also his whole accomplishments are introduced in this exhibition. Reference materials are also rich such as Osuke’s favorite pallet, photographs taken in China during war, magazines he drew illustrations for or edited and so on.

Reference materials

Osuke’s fierce but simple paintings looked wonderful in the Ariake Museum of Art, which well fits in the surrounded nature. From the opening day, a lot of attendance came there. The exhibition is going to be held until October 11 [Mon.]. Please enjoy the exhibition.

≪Many media introduced this exhibition.≫

Mainichi Shimbun
Asahi Shimbun
Yomiuri Shimbun
Chunichi Shimbun
Shinano Mainichi Shimbun
And so forth.

The webpage of Ariake Museum of Art

Ariake Museum of Art 30th anniversary memorial exhibition
Osuke Shimazaki Exhibition -Persistence and Liberation on the Sepia-

Venue:    Ariake Museum of Art, Azumino in Nagano
Term:     September 10 [Fri.] ~ October 11 [Mon.]  ※ Open everyday during the exhibition
Time:     9:00 - 17:00
Host:     Ariake Museum of Art
Cooperator:  Okawa Museum of Art, TOSON MEMORIAL MUSEUM, HIRO GALLERY, Sosuke Shimazaki

Special page of the Osuke Shimazaki Exhibition held in Feb. 2010 in HIRO GALLERY