Seiichi Shirai Exhibition

Shiodome Museum | Rouault Gallery

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Seiichi Shirai (1905-1983) was a legendary maverick architect who was also regarded as a philosopher and poet. Keeping a measured distance from the trends of postwar Japanese modernism, Shirai created distinctive buildings rich in symbolism and narrative. This exhibition traces the arc of his entire career through a selection of architectural works, calligraphy, book bindings and more.

[Top image: Seiichi Shirai, c. 1978 ©Keiichi Tahara and Seiichi Shirai Institute; bottom image: Kyohaku-an, 1967-70, photo: Osamu Murai]

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From 2011-01-08 To 2011-03-27

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Seiichi Shirai

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