Collection Exhibition 3

Adventures in “Seeing”

2018.1.27 (Sat.) - 2018.6.24 (Sun.)

Our acts of “seeing” are mainly for obtaining visual information. We perceive color, shape, and movement and read the news and stories. That information is instantly transmitted to our brain and used in determining our next act. This exhibition focuses on the act of “seeing” and goes deep into visual reality through abstract works that excite viewers’ imaginations.

Isa GENZKEN
From left: Daniel 2000, Lawrence 2000, Untitled 1999, Bill 2000, Karola 2000, Christopher 1998, Lehmbruck 2000
© Isa GENZKEN
photo: NAKAMICHI Atsushi / NACÁSA & PARTNERS

Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller

2017.11.25 (Sat.) - 2018.3.11 (Sun.)

Skillfully using sophisticated sound and video technology, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller create works that draw us inside them by appealing to our senses of “hearing” and “seeing.” Reality and fiction interblend, and suddenly we are in a completely different space-time—like opening a door to another world. This will be Canadian-born duo’s first large-scale solo exhibition in Japan and Asia. Viewers will be plunged into their striking art world through some ten installation works, including new works never exhibited.

The Marionette Maker (Detail), 2014

Local textile 1

To & Fro

2017.11.18 (Sat.) - 2018.4.8 (Sun.)

Ishikawa prefecture, while a center for traditional textile production, also produces 40% of Japan’s nylon. Higher functionality is now being demanded of the domestic textile industry, which faces competition from inexpensive overseas products. The Kaji Group, an Ishikawa prefecture textile company, has used fine thread to create an unusually light and thin fabric, which it is providing to outdoor brands. This exhibition examines “To & Fro,” a travel product giving play to the fabric’s features.

photo courtesy : Kaji Group co. ltd

IZUMI Taro Exhibition—Suddenly a Child

2017.10.7 (Sat.) - 2018.3.25 (Sun.)

Izumi Taro (1976 -) uses everyday matters and limited conditions to complexly reshape common perceptions. He gives visual form, in artworks, to absurd experiences lurking in everyday life. For this exhibition, Izumi will assemble a team (the “Very New Team”—an unstable entity which may or may not exist) and display artworks filled simultaneously with chaos and humor.

reference image
photo: SUETSUGU Akari

EVENT

La leçon d’élégance par Françoise Moréchand Analyse de l’époque vol. 26

Rue Saint-Honoré, Hermes and Paris’s Right Bank

2018.2.24 (Sat.)

The popular talk series featuring the Museum’s International Advisor, Francoise Moréchand. Ms. Moréchand offers penetrating insights into art, fashion, and contemporary society.

Venue :
Theater 21/ 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
For More Information:
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa Phone: +81-76-220-2811 / Public Affairs Section

“La leçon d’élégance par Françoise Moréchand” 2016
Photo : IKEDA Hiraku