Japan Museum SieboldHuis

Rapenburg 19, Leiden


Japanmuseum Sieboldhuis

16 September-26 November - Modern Japanese Lacquerware

Japan Museum SieboldHuis is pleased to present the exhibition: ‘Modern Japanese Lacquerware’. From 16 September to 26 November eleven renowned Japanese artists will display a selection of their works depicting the adaptation of this classic lacquerware technique to contemporary art.


These artists are established names in the Japanese art world and their works reflect the lacquerware culture in Japan today. Many are eminent lecturers at Japanese art academies dedicated to training the next generation of artists who will determine the future of urushi.


For more information on this special exhibition we invite you to visit the website of Japan Museum SieboldHuis. 


Lacquerware on the picture:
Murata, Kōken
Titel: Spirit of life (命の煌めき)