Release Date: September 8, 2011
Recent Chronology of Exhibitions Including Scrolls from Jakuchū's Colorful Realm of Living Beings
Tokyo National Museum
October 6, 2009–November 29, 2009
"Treasures of the Imperial Collection—Splendor of Japanese Art"
All 30 scrolls without the Śākyamuni Triptych from Shōkokuji www.tnm.jp/modules/r_free_page/index.php?id=645&lang=en
Jōtenkaku Museum, Shōkokuji Monastery, Kyoto
May 13, 2007–June 3, 2007
All 30 scrolls with Śākyamuni Triptych from Shōkokuji
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
December 14, 1997–March 8, 1998
"Twelve Centuries of Japanese Art from the Imperial Collections"
9 scrolls from Colorful Realm, without Śākyamuni Triptych from Shōkokuji
Asia Society, New York
October 5, 1989–December 6, 1989
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
December 21, 1989–February 2, 1990
"The Paintings of Jakuchū"
10 scrolls from Colorful Realm, with Śākyamuni Triptych from Shōkokuji
Related exhibition, did not include Colorful Realm scrolls:
Tokyo National Museum
July 5, 2006–August 27, 2006
"The Price Collection: Jakuchū and the Age of Imagination"
6,500 visitors daily; total attendance 320,000
According to The Art Newspaper (March 2007), this exhibition had the highest per-day average of visitors of any exhibition in the world for 2006, which reflects the popularity of Jakuchū.
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Colorful Realm Exhibition History
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Itō Jakuchū's "Colorful Realm," Press Conference Highlights (video 05:18 mins)
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