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Makoto Wada Exhibition

Cover of Shukan Bunshun magazine, 2017 Collection of Tama Art University Art Archives Center ©Wada Makoto

Makoto Wada Exhibition" - "You may know it, but you didn't know it" / Museum "Eki" KYOTO

Saturday, May 20, 2023 - Sunday, June 18, 2023
10:00-19:30 (Last admission/19:00)
Museum "Eki" KYOTO

The "Makoto Wada Exhibition" is being held until June 18, 2023 (Sun.) at the "Museum "Eki" KYOTO" attached to the JR Kyoto Station Building.
Makoto Wada (1936-2019) graduated from Tama Art University and worked for Light Vapricity before becoming widely active as an illustrator and graphic designer. He has also worked as a bookbinder, film director, essayist, composer, animation artist, art director, and many other facets of his work, and his creativity knows no bounds. He is known for designing cigarette and highlight designs, illustrations for the cover of "Weekly Bunshun," picture books with Shuntaro Tanikawa, and illustrations and book covers for numerous authors, including Shintaro Hoshi and Saiichi Marutani.
This is the first exhibition of its kind to provide an overview of Wada's vast and diverse body of work. The exhibition introduces a wide variety of works created during his 83-year life, focusing on topics that are essential to understanding Mr. Wada. This is an opportunity to experience a new side of Mr. Wada that you may not have known before.

Makoto Wada Exhibition

  • Wagamama Kaito (guardian deity of children)
  • Museum "Eki" KYOTO
  • May 20, 2023 (Sat) - June 18, 2023 (Sun) 10:00 - 19:30 (last admission/19:00)
  • Adults 1000 yen, High school and college students 800 yen, Elementary and junior high school students 600 yen
  • Adjacent to the 7th floor of JR Kyoto Isetan
  • Directly connected to JR Kyoto Station
  • Tel. 075-352-1111 (main representative of JR Kyoto Isetan)
  • open every day during the exhibition
  • https://kyoto.wjr-isetan.co.jp/museum/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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