KH Gallery Ashiya Hiroko Koshino: The Composition – Aesthetics of Arrangement –


KH Gallery Ashiya will hold the exhibition entitled "Hiroko Koshino: The Composition – Aesthetics of Arrangement –". Composition is an important artistic element in paintings. This exhibition will present various compositions in Koshino's works, such as the color composition which is also used in fashion design, the balance between margins and Sumi ink in ink works, and the calligraphy designs. They will be displayed in diverse arrangements as an attempt at space composition.
The exhibits will change in each period and include works of diverse genres, from colorful works to ink works and calligraphies. Please enjoy the aesthetics formed by Koshino's works created with her flexible sense and the imposing architectural space designed by Mr. Tadao Ando.

*Special exhibition of Hina dolls: Sunday, February 24 – Sunday, March 31
Hina dolls from the late Meiji period, owned by Koshino, will be displayed. The dolls and various items that feature gold lacquer decorations will shine in an orderly line with the 100-year history. Please enjoy the "aesthetics of arrangement" in Japanese traditional culture.

Open upon reservation: Please fill out the [Admission Reservation Form] on the ASHIYA GALLERY page on website.
The gallery is open without reservation on Sundays. (Closed on April 7 and May 12)

Period 1: Sunday, February 24 – Monday, May 6 (holiday)
*Special exhibition of Hina dolls: Sunday, February 24 – Sunday, March 31
Period 2: Sunday, May 19 – Friday, August 9
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed: Wednesdays / Monday, April 1 – Tuesday, April 9 / Tuesday, May 7 – Saturday, May 18 / in case of special events
Closed in case Hankyu Bus does not operate

The new space “KH FASHION BOX”


The new exhibition space named “KH FASHION BOX” opened inside the Kobe Fashion Museum where Hiroko Koshino was appointed a director emeritus. For the first exhibition, the mannequins used in the Metropolitan Museum and clothes by Hiroko Koshino, which were presented in her exhibition in New York last year, are displayed along with colorful paintings and tapestries. Exhibits will be changed according to the themed exhibition in the future.
Koshino hopes the space will make people feel closer to fashion and become a place of learning for young people. Please enjoy the world of Hiroko Koshino where art and fashion meet.
Address: 1st floor, Kobe Fashion Museum (2-9-1, Koyo-cho Naka, Higashinada-ku, Kobe)
Opening hours: 10:00 am. – 6:30 pm (admission open until 5:30 pm)
Closed: Mondays (if Monday is a holiday, closed on Tuesday)
Free admission

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