[Important Notice] Exhibition Room Temporary Closure (March 6 – 22, 2020)

The Ishimoto Yasuhiro Exhibition Room is temporarily closed from Friday, March 6 to Thursday, March 19 (tentative) Sunday, March 22 in order to prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus.

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The Mandalas of the Two Worlds, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Collection Exhibition

Ishimoto first encountered the “Mandalas of the Two Worlds (Sai-in Mandalas),” a national treasure at the Toji (Kyoo Gokokuji) temple in Kyoto, when he worked for the Taiyo magazine. The vivid beauty of the Buddha and Bodhisattva figures that he observed through his finder fascinated not only Ishimoto himself, but also the officials at the temple, which ultimately led to a very special photo shooting. In that session, realized in the intense heat of the summer of 1973, Ishimoto devoted

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[Gallery]Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Exhibition: Architecture by Isozaki Arata and Naito Hiroshi

No.1-38 No.39-83 No.84-131

Exhibition Room Temporary Closure (April 1, 2019 – January 1,2020)

The exhibition building of The Museum of Art, Kochi (including the Ishimoto Yasuhiro Exhibition Room) is currently closed for renovating suspended ceiling, and will reopen on January 2, 2020. For more information, please contact us.