Gustav Klimt is one of the most famous artists in 19th century Vienna. This year, two exhibitions of Klimt are scheduled in Japan.
Gustav Klimt: Vienna-Japan 1900 (Tokyo, Aichi)
This is the exhibition that marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Gustav Klimt (1862-1918).
The exhibition includes entire Klimt’s works from his realistic early paintings to the later works. One of them, “Judith I” is a masterpiece using gold leaf that attracts viewers’ eyes.
|Venue||Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum MAP|
|Period||April 23 (Tue) to July 10 (Wed), 2019|
|Venue||Toyota Municipal Museum of Art MAP|
|Period||July 23 (Tue) to October 14 (Mon, Holiday)|
Vienna on the Path to Modernism (Tokyo, Osaka)
This exhibition is held to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Japan and Austria.
In this exhibition, visitor can learn the cultural background of Vienna from 18th to late 19th century. Not only Klimt but also the works painted by a couple of artists of the same age, such as Egon Schiele (1890-1918) and Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980), are on exhibit.
|Venue||The National Art Center, Tokyo MAP|
|Period||April 24 (Wed) to August 5 (Mon), 2019|
|Venue||The National Museum of Art, Osaka MAP|
|Period||August 27 (Tue) to December 8 (Sun), 2019|