Kitawaki Noboru: To See the Universe in a Seed

The Museum of Modern Art Tokyo explores the experimental works of avant-garde painter Kitawaki Noboru, 1901-1951, focusing on his involvement in the Surrealist movement. Kitawaki, active in Kyoto in the ’30s and ’40s, was greatly influenced not only by Surrealism…

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Temporarily Closed – Yasumasa Morimura: Ego Obscura

Artist Yasumasa Morimura debuted in 1985 with a series of self portraits based on Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings. Ever since, self portraits have remained a significant element of Morimura’s work. By incarnating himself in recreations of famous paintings, movies and…

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