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Special ExhibitionTadashi Tonoshiki: the Source of a Compelling Reversal

Self-taught, Hiroshima-born artist Tadashi Tonoshiki (1942-1992) was heralded for meticulously executed paintings and prints in which he dealt with his and his parents’ experiences of the atomic bomb. In later years, based on a critical view of contemporary consumer society, Tonoshiki created dynamic installations using waste and flotsam as materials. Then, just as anticipation was running high for his work, he suddenly died at the age of 50. Looking back on Tonoshiki’s career on the 25th anniversary of the artist’s death, this exhibition attempts to determine his significance in the present day.

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Collection Exhibition2017-1 Collection Highlights & Special Feature: “Experimental Film”/”Various Silkscreens”

This exhibition is composed of three parts: “Collection Highlights” plus the two special features “Experimental Films” and “Various Silkscreens.”
“Collection Highlights” will present a carefully curated selection of the Museum’s holdings, showcasing a diverse range of work focusing primarily on trend-setting practitioners of 20th-century American contemporary art.

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Video Art Program[The 55th Program] Isabelle Hayeur

Solastalgia, 2015, color, sound, 14min.45sec. Solastalgia, the title of this work, is a word coined by the Australian environmental philosopher Glenn Albrecht. It expresses the sense of anxiety and distress we feel when a familiar place is transformed by climate change or environmental destruction. …

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