26 May 2022
Kyōsai: The Man of Many Myths (Kyōsai Royal Academy Exhibition)

5 May 2022
Kawanabe Kyōsai on BBC Radio

One of the leading BBC radio arts programs, recently featured a podcast on the Royal Academy's Kyōsai Exhibition.
Click the link and have a listen to our discussion with Christopher Harding:


14 April 2022
An 'Ask the Collector' interview produced by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

Curator Dr Sadamura Koto speaks with Israel Goldman, collector of the works from the “Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection” at the Royal Academy of Arts, to explore the appeal of Kyōsai and the relationship between curating and collecting.

➤ View on Youtube

19 March 2022
Royal Academy Kyōsai Exhibition Opens March 19th

Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection will officially open to the public this Saturday.
Tickets available by following this link:


17 March 2022
Kyōsai Catalogues Now Available

Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection and Kyōsai's Animal Circus by Sadamura Koto, are now on sale!


1 January 2022
Royal Academy Kyōsai Exhibition Announcements

Two new Kyōsai announcements have recently featured on the Art Fund website and in The Guardian, where it is listed as one of the cultural highlights of 2022.

➤ Art Fund

6 October 2021
2021 Catalogue Now Online

We are pleased to announce the publication of our 40th Anniversary Catalogue.

It is available to view here:

➤ 2021 Catalogue

9 September 2021
Kyōsai at the Royal Academy

I’m delighted to inform you that an exhibition of my Kyōsai collection at the Royal Academy, London which will take place next year 19 March 2022 – 19 June 2022 has just been officially announced.

More information to follow in the coming months.


8 September 2021
Hokusai Drawing Exhibition and Book, British Museum

The large group of Hokusai drawings which I sold to the British Museum will be on display from 30 September 2021 until 30 January 2022.

In addition, a marvellous facsimile edition of the drawings, written by Tim Clark (and which I helped sponsor) has just been published and will be available soon.


10 December 2020
Interview with Sophie Richard

The art historian Sophie Richard, who specializes in promoting Japan’s smaller museums, has just filmed an interview with me in my London home. This is the first in a series of videos sponsored by the Toshiba International Foundation.

Here’s the link to the interview on Sophie’s website:


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