慶應義塾大学アート・センター Keio University Art Center

Writings of the Literati 2020 Exhibition of Treasures from Century Cultural Foundation

Overview

 This exhibition will feature surviving examples of writings by Edo period literati.
 The term literati here refers to persons who were active in putting into writing and publishing their observations, while engaged in various capacities as Confucianist scholars attempting to apply their learning to actual politics and society through their involvement in the administration of Japan’s feudal government or domains; the teaching of younger generations in places of learning and domain schools; and the opening of private schools and training of apprentices in the civilian sector. Meanwhile, in their leisure time or following their retirement from these positions, they would find pleasure in the world of shishoga, or poetry, calligraphy, and painting, with diverse examples of these works surviving. At the exhibition, we hope to have you savor these writings as works of art, while delving into the minds of the literati as found in their written works.
 In addition, while they lie somewhat outside the definition of literati, we would also like you to take the time to consider the works of monks and literary scholars who produced similar creations.
 The main exhibition materials include those by Hayashi Razan, Gensei, Kaibara Ekiken, Gion Nankai, Yanagisawa Kien, Kamei Nanmei, Ota Nanpo, Ryokan, Rai Sanyo, Koga Doan, Oshio Chusai (Heihachiro), and Hara Saihin.

Date

Monday 9 November - Friday 11 December 2020 (TBD)

Venue

Venue 1: Mita Media Center (Keio University Library) Exhibition Room
Venue 2: Keio University Art Space

Audience

Open to everyone

Cost

free

Enquiries and bookings

Keio University Institute of Oriental Classics (Shido Bunko)
03-5427-1582
http://www.sido.keio.ac.jp/

Keio University Art Center
03-5427-1621
http://www.art-c.keio.ac.jp/

Exhibition[Treasures from Century Cultural Foundation]

Date

Venue 1: Mita Media Center (Keio University Library) Exhibition Space
Open days and hours: 
Weekdays, 9:00-18:20
Saturday, 9:00-15:50
Closed: Sundays, public holidays 2020, and 21 November 
Student and staff:Free admission
Others:Digital exhibition only

Venue 2: Keio University Art Space
Open days and hours: Weekdays 10:00–17:00
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays 2020
Student and staff:Free admission
Others:Advance reservation system for admission(Digital exhibition held at the same time)

Venue

Venue 1: Mita Media Center (Keio University Library) Exhibition Room
2-15-45, Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-8345
[Located on Keio University Mita Campus]

Venue2: Keio University Art Space
[Located on the ground floor of Keio University South Annex]

 

Audience

Open to everyone

Cost

free

Enquiries and bookings

Keio University Institute of Oriental Classics (Shido Bunko)
03-5427-1582
http://www.sido.keio.ac.jp/

Keio University Art Center
03-5427-1621
http://www.art-c.keio.ac.jp/

Organiser(s)

Organised by: Keio University Institute of Oriental Classics (Shido Bunko), Keio University Art Center,  Mita Media Center (Keio University Library)