"Fuyuko Matsui Exhibition - Becoming Friends with All the Children in the World"

Yokohama Museum Of Art

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This is Fuyuko Matsui's first large-scale solo show at a public art museum. Her work was previously included in a group exhibition of nihonga painters at this museum in 2006.

Matsui was born in Morimachi, Shizuoka prefecture in 1974 and studied nihonga painting at the Tokyo University of the Arts. Her graduation work took the notion of psychological and physical pain as its starting point, and her subsequent works have centered on provocative themes such as terror, madness, narcissism, sex, birth and death.

On display will be a selection of her most representative works, drafts and rough sketches, including some 80 new pieces created expressly for this exhibition. There will also be screenings of videos and films that represent Matsui's first attempt at art direction.

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Schedule

From 2011-12-17 To 2012-03-18
Closed from December 29th - January 3rd

Artist(s)

Fuyuko Matsui

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voidchicken: (2011-12-09)

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cbliddell: (2012-01-16)

THE BEWITCHING ART OF FUYUKO MATSUI Beauty unleashes the beast through a post-quake show of strength in Yokohama

There’s something bewitching about Fuyuko Matsui. I mean that in both senses of the word.

Yes, she’s rather too beautiful and her art is strangely mesmerizing, but, more than this, she actually seems to have some occult power to interfere with electronic equipment. Arriving at her Tokyo gallery to interview her about her latest exhibition at the Yokohama Museum of Art, my main camera goes on the blink, only to completely recover after I return home.

READ MORE>> http://www.cnngo.com/tokyo/visit/exhibition-bewitching-art-fuyuko-matsui-149215


snails: (2012-01-17)

"Fuyuko Matsui finds vitality in decay"
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/fa20120112a1.html

tonyscrivener: (2012-04-01)

Fuyuko Matsui's works on show were amazing.

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