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Akira Murayama ( Living national treasure) Wood craft world

We introduce the world of wood craft of Akira Murayama (1944-), who is from Amagasaki City and is a living national treasure.

Murayama’s works are characterized by a glossy wood surface and beautiful wood grain patterns by a technique called “Fuki Urushi”, which prints lacquer on wood.

His works are highly regarded overseas, and stored at the Victoria & Albert Royal Museum of the Arts in England.

The first solo exhibition in his hometown will bring you to the world of Murayama wood crafts through about 45 points including valuable early works.

■Date
June 15 2019(Saturday)to August 4 2019(Sunday)
From 10:00 to 17:00 (Entry until 16:30)
Closed every Tuesday

■Place
Amagasaki Cultural Center 5F Art Hall(2-7-16 Showadori,Amagasaki)

■Fee
Adult:500 yen
65 years old or older:250 yen(please show your identification card)
College students:250 yen
High school students or less:free

■Inquiry

Amagasaki Cultural Foundation(06 (6487) 0800)

■URL

http://www.archaic.or.jp/event/gallery/detail.php?id=337