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Re: Startline 1963−1970/2023
Sympathetic Relations between the Museum and Artists as Seen in the Trends in Contemporary Japanese Art Exhibition

2023.04.28 fri. - 07.02 sun.

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Trends in Contemporary Japanese Art was a series of contemporary art exhibitions that was launched to coincide with the opening of the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto in 1963.
Introducing a wide range of pioneering trends in art of the 1960s, an era that saw tremendous changes in concepts, formats, and materials, the series garnered a great deal of attention at the time. While introducing some of the principal works that were featured in Trends in Contemporary Japanese Art, the present exhibition revisits the museum’s start some 60 years ago by tracing contemporary curators’ view of the art scene and their vision of the museum.
* Main Image:SUGA Kishio, Infinite Situation(Mugen Jokyo), 1970, Photo:ANZAÏ Shigeo / ANZAÏ Photo Archive, The National Art Center, Tokyo ©Estate of Shigeo AnzaÏ,Courtesy of Zeit-Foto

Exhibition dates 2023, 04. 28, fri. – 07. 02, sun

Hours 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
*Fridays: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
*Admission until 30 min. before closing

Closed Mondays

Admission Adults: 1,200 yen (1,000 yen)
University students: 500 yen (400 yen)
* Figures in parentheses are groups of 20 or more and Night discount on Fridays after 6 P.M.
* High school students and younger are free (with valid ID).
* Visitors with disability and one person accompanying them are admitted free of charge. (Please present certificate at the admission.)
* Collection gallery exhibition is available with this ticket.

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