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Hiroshima MOCA introduces a diverse line-up of exhibitions, including solo and group exhibitions, presenting the developments in art within Japan and overseas, and the contemporary expression which is constantly broadening artistic horizons.

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Special ExhibitionTHE WORLD IS STRANGE!: THE MANGA AND PAINTINGS OF TIGER TATEISHI AND YUICHI YOKOYAMA

Tiger Tateishi (1941-1998) is known for a diverse range of work, including panoramic paintings filled with images that exemplify the era, humorous manga, picture books, and fantastic ceramics. Yuichi Yokoyama (b. 1967), meanwhile, has received acclaim for his unique neo-manga, which, while lacking either story or plot and making frequent use of panel layout, speech balloons, and onomatopoetic and mimetic words, dynamically express the passage of time with a sense of speed. This exhibition explores the charms of the two artists, who create a surrealistic and nonsensical world in their works by making the most of the distinctive features of painting and manga.

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