From Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Friday, December 27

Message to peace that we continued describing for life

"Goro Shikoku exhibition" is now being held in Peace Memorial Museum until December 27. Admission for free.

dofu short piece of music (Amur that drifts, and is far-off)

Message to peace that we continued describing for life

In late years painter attracting attention, Goro Shikoku (1924-2014).
He experienced siberia detention for 3 years. We damage our health by malnutrition and hard labor in benumbing cold, but painting good at is accepted at hospital undergoing medical treatment and shows our skill to cover, soe of wall newspaper and magazine.
We return home to Hiroshima and know being bombed death of younger brother after returning home in 1948, and, triggered by this, his fictionization expecting peace begins.
"Record of my youth" of 1,000 pages that we described when we beat that memory does not fade. Coproduct "crossroads poetry" with Mitsuyoshi Toge of atom bomb poet. The many "mother and the child images" to pray for peace. Furthermore, we continued burning life in fictionization for peace for oil painting of siberia detention that we had begun to describe with trip of siberia visit to a grave, memorial service that we made 67 years old and participated in and life including picture in watercolors.

Earlier period of full unreasonableness district 207 branch office February, 1946 felling work (we display to 11/10)

The district Gorlin Hospital "one piece of beginning" whom it is fully impossible for May, 1946 to do latter period (we display from 11/12) 

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From Tuesday, October 1 to Friday, December 27 9:30-17:30 (as for the admission until 17:00)

<Closed> On Monday (the next day in the case of holiday or makeup holiday)

*In Closed of Monday, November 11, we perform some display substitute.


Peace Memorial Museum


The 33rd floor of the 2-6-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Shinjuku Sumitomo Building



・It is a 3-minute walk from Toei Subway "Oedo Line" Tochomae Station

・It is a 7-minute walk from Tokyo Metro "Marunouchi Line" Nishi-Shinjuku Station

・"JR Line," it is a 10-minute walk "Odakyu Line" from the "Keio Line" Shinjuku Station west exit

Admission charges

Free of charge


Peace Memorial Museum

TEL 03-5323-8709

Official site

Allied event

*Participation for free, no appointment necessary

Goro Shikoku and siberia detention
 Lecturer: Akina Kobayashi (Tama University instructor)
 [Date and Time] Saturday, November 16 from 14:00 to 15:00

■Gallery talk■
We perform display commentary by curator.
 [Date and Time] Saturday, November 16, Saturday, December 7
 Every day 13:00 ... (about 30 minutes)


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