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Sato Churyo Sculptor

100th Anniversary of his Birth
Sato Churyo Sculptor

23rd November (Fri.), 2012 - 24th Febrary (Sun.), 2013
Closed on Mondays (except for 24th Dec., 14th Jun., 11th Feb.), 25th Dec. - 11th Jun., 15th Jun., 12th Feb.
Admission Fee:
Adults 1000 yen (900 yen), College students 800 yen (700 yen),
Elementary / Junior high school / high school students 300 yen (200 yen)
(Price in brackets indicate cost for groups of over 20)

Main Gallery
Exhibition Room 3・4

Sato Churyo is one the greatest artist of Miyagi, as well as to be one of the most important sculptor of postwar Japan. He was born in 1912 in Miyagi, passed away in 30th March 2011 in atelier in Tokyo. This exhibition has both meaning as his 100th anniversary and memorial.
Sato consistently pursued representational sculpture, especially about expression of human figure. His masterpieces, most of which had been donated to The Miyagi Museum of Art, will be shown with his various drawings.
He was also interested in the problem about relationships of society and art, society and artist. The works for illustrated child’s books and textbooks of fine art will tell us his view of the part of artist.


Photographic Image

“Man of Gunma” 1952

“Man of Gunma”

“The Turnip - An Old Russian Tale”(Original Irrustration) 1962

“The Turnip - An Old Russian Tale”

“Button (Large)” 1967-69

“Button (Large)”

“Self-portrait” 1972


“Portrat of Morishige Hisaya”
(Original Plaster) 1982

“Portrat of Morishige Hisaya”