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Modern Art Revisited
June 2, 2018 - July 26, 2018
Modern Art Revisited: from the collection of Fukuoka Art Museum
Twentieth century art can be marked by the rise and fall of various art movements. The flow from Surrealism to abstract expressionism and Pop Art appeared after the Second World War are referred to as modern art.
Opened in 1979, the Fukuoka Art Museum is a large facility known for its extensive collection of some 16,000 items, centering on two main pillars: modern and contemporary art, and antiquities. As the museum is currently in the midst of a major renovation project in preparation for its reopening in 2019, this exhibition features approximately 70 masterpieces of American, European, and Japanese art from the museum collection. From Dalí and Warhol to Yayoi Kusama, the exhibition provides a valuable opportunity to retrace the course of modern art at this moment in time.
Genpei Akasegawa, Arman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Louis Cane, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dalí, Paul Delvaux, Jean Dubuffet, Kinosuke Ebihara, Eikyu, Koji Enokura, Jean Fautrier, Lucio Fontana, Léonard Foujita, Kazutomo Fujino, Noriyuki Haraguchi, Tatsuo Ikeda, Yasuyuki Ishibashi, Osamu Kanemura, On Kawara, Sho Kazakura, Mokuma Kikuhata, Yves Klein, Tetsumi Kudo, Yayoi Kusama, Tadaaki Kuwayama, Roy Lichtenstein, Takesada Matsutani, Kotaro Migishi, Lisa Milroy, Joan Miró, Sadamasa Motonaga, Shuji Mukai, Hiroshi Nakamura, Gyoji Nomiyama, Shigeharu Obana, Osamu Ochi, Shinro Ohtake, Sigmar Polke, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Rothko,Takami Sakurai, Shozo Shimamoto, Ushio Shinohara, Kazuo Shiraga, Frank Stella, Mitsuko Tabe, Atsuko Tanaka, Antoni Tàpies, Tiger Tateishi, Toeko Tatsuno, Mark Tobey, Claude Viallat, Andy Warhol, Jutaro Yamauchi, Naohide Yamazaki, Miwa Yanagi, Yukinori Yanagi, Tadanori Yokoo,
Opening hours: 10:00-17:00 (Last admission 16:30)
Closed Mondays (except July 16) and July 17
Adults ¥1200 (¥1000)
University students ¥900 (¥700)
Junior high school students and younger: Free admission
High school students and seniors [65 and over] ¥600 (¥500)
Image: The Madonna of Port lligat, 1950 ©Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, JASPAR Tokyo, 2018 C2147