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Century Museum, Tokyo

Century Museum - Tokyo, Japan
Century Museum
2-2-9 Hongo, Tokyo, Japan 113-0003Map
Century Tower
+81 3 5800 0077

A recent exhibition here featured correspondence by famous Japanese figures from various periods in history. For example: Sukenga Hino (1119-1195) (Heian), Yasutoki Hojo (1183-1241) (Kamakura), and even tea-ceremony icon, Sen no Rikyu (1522-1591)(Muromachi). The Edo period was represented by artist extraordinaire Koetsu Honami (1558-1637), Emperor Reigen (1654-1732) and Prince Yukihito Arisugawa (1656-1699). The permanent collection at this museum includes screen painting, sculptures, bronzes and lacquer, all assembled below ground level in a contemporary high-rise building.

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By David Beck | Posted 05/05/11
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