Kazumasa Chiba “Modern Interpretation of Dante’s Divine Comedy”

Mizuma Art Gallery - Ichigaya

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[Image: Kazumasa Chiba "The Final Chapter of the Inferno" (2015–2016) panel, watercolor paper, acrylic, pastel, 390x162 cm, Photography by Kei Miyajima]

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“Modern Interpretation of Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’”, which Chiba himself calls it his life’s work, is something that he started in around 2000. Chiba assumes the role of Dante, adopting the stage of the ‘Divine Comedy’ through hell, purgatory, and paradise, to narrate the things he contemplates in the day to day of living in the present Japanese society, as well as feeling of negative emotions that he carries on himself, and finally the spiritual world that arise from it all, using two and three-dimensional artworks.



from August 21, 2019 to September 21, 2019

Opening Reception on 2019-08-21 from 18:00 to 20:00


Kazumasa Chiba



Venue Hours

From 11:00 To 19:00
Closed on Mondays, Sundays, Holidays


Address: Kagura Bldg. 2F, 3-13 Ichigayatamachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0843

5 minutes walk from exit 5 at Ichigaya Station on the Yurakucho and Namboku lines, 8 minutes walk from the West exit of JR Iidabashi Station, 8 minutes walk from exit B2a at Iidabashi Station on the Tozai, Yurakucho and Namboku lines.

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