"Primary Field: Art Today - Discussion with Seven 'Places'" Exhibition

Museum of Modern Art, Hayama

poster for "Primary Field: Art Today - Discussion with Seven 'Places'" Exhibition

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Showcasing works made since 1990 until today, "Primary Field" is an attempt to closely examine Japanese contemporary art in this transitional period. Works seen in this exhibition explore various ideas. Structure, material, space, situation, and process -- these fundamental concepts, deeply rooted in human life, are communicated through these works.

Related Event: "Gallery Tour with Michio Hayashi & Artists"
December 23rd (Sun) 13:00-17:00
Exhibiting artists and art critic Michiro Hayashi discuss on works as they walk through the museum.

[Image: Yoshiou Sakagishi "6008" (2006)]

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From 2007-11-23 To 2008-01-14
Closed on Mondays (except December 24th, January 14th), December 25th (Tue), December 29th (Sat) through January 3rd (Thurs)

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donald_japantimes: (2007-12-06 at 16:12)

Picking up where science slips
By C. B. Liddell
Special to The Japan Times

"I think their performative aspect is very important," says curator Kore-eda, referring to the repetitive acts that several of the artists use to create their works. "Simple actions are very important for them, because they can achieve a more solid sense. They are not interested in conceptual art or looking at what other artists are doing."

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