Calligraphy from the Zen Schools in Japanese Buddhism

The exhibition features zen calligraphy from monks of the three major Japanese zen schools: Kogetsu Zenzai and Hakuin Ekaku from the Rinzai School, Gesshu Souko and Menzai Zuihou from the Sōtō School, and Ingen Ryuki and his disciple Mokuan Shoutou from the Ōbaku School.


“Shishiku” by Ingen Ryuki (Edo Period)

Exhibition information

  • Date: October 5 – November 25, 2017
  • Venue: Tomioka Shigenori Collection Gallery, 1F Aizu Museum
  • Time: 10:00-17:00 (admission until 16:30)
  • Closed on Sundays and Holidays (with the exception of 10/9, 10/15, 11/5 and 11/23)
  • Free admission
  • There will be a gallery talk on October 14 (Sat) from 13:00 -13:30.

On exhibit


“Daitokokushi-zu” by Sozan Genkyo (Edo Period)


Single-line calligraphy by Gesshu Souko (Edo Period)


Calligraphy by Taigu Ryoukan (Edo Period)

「風外自画像」風外慧薫 江戸時代

Self-portrait by Fugai Ekun (Edo Period)

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