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Yamashita Kiyoshi Exhibition

March 1, 2017 - April 16, 2017

Fireworks, NAGAOKA paper-mosaic picture by Yamashita Kiyoshi 1950

Exhibition at the Okuda Genso-Sayume Art Museum in Miyoshi of works by the Japanese artist nicknamed “The Naked General” and also known as the Japanese Van Gogh.

Yamashita used the chigiri-e method of sticking torn pieces of colored paper together to depict the scenery he saw on his travels. One of the most famous examples of this is his representation of the Nagaoka fireworks display (shown above) which is included in this exhibition. Also are pictures from his travels in Europe.


  • Adult ¥1000
  • Pair ticket ¥1800
  • High School & College ¥500
  • Junior High and younger free

Image: Fireworks, NAGAOKA paper-mosaic picture by Yamashita Kiyoshi, 1950

Read more about Yamashita Kiyoshi on Wikipedia.


March 1, 2017
April 16, 2017
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Okuda Genso Sayume Museum
453-6 Higashi-sakeya-machi
Miyoshi-shi, Hiroshima-ken 728-0023 Japan
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