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Louvre Museum Exhibition

Sassoferrato (née Giovanni Battista Salvi) Sleeping Infant Jesus, c. 1640-1685, Louvre, Paris, Photo© RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre)/ Stéphane Maréchalle/ distributed by AMF-DNPartcom Stéphane Maréchalle/ distributed by AMF-DNPartcom

There is love in the Louvre. “Louvre Museum Exhibition: Painting Love” / Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - Sunday, September 24, 2023
10:00-18:00 (last admission/17:00) *Reservations are given priority.
Kyoto Kyocera Museum of Art

The "Louvre Exhibition: Painting Love" is being held at the [Kyoto Kyocera Museum of Art] until September 24, 2023 (Sun.).
Mythological paintings based on Greek and Roman mythology and genre paintings depicting the daily lives of real people depict in various forms the passion, desire, sensual pleasure, or anguish and sorrow of gods and people in love with someone special. In religious paintings, on the other hand, the gratuitous love of God for mankind and the love of mankind for God have been shown to believers through subjects such as the Holy Family, the crucifixion of Christ, and the martyrdom of the saints.
This exhibition will explore how various concepts of love in Western society have been depicted in the art of painting through 73 paintings selected from the Louvre's vast collection, unraveling various aspects of the expression of love through masterpieces by major Western painters from the 16th to the mid-19th centuries, This is an unprecedented exhibition. This is a must-see exhibition.

Louvre Museum Exhibition: Painting Love

  • Louvre Museum of Fine Arts
  • Kyoto Kyocera Museum of Art
  • Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - Sunday, September 24, 2023 10:00 - 18:00 (last admission/17:00) *Reservation priority required.
  • Adults 2100 yen, High school and college students 1500 yen, Elementary and junior high school students 1000 yen, Free for preschool children
  • 124 Enshoji-cho, Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 7 minute walk from Higashiyama Subway Station
  • Tel. 075-771-4334
  • Closed on Mondays (open if Monday is a national holiday)
  • https://kyotocity-kyocera.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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