Artists Who Crossed the Sea

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa

poster for Artists Who Crossed the Sea
[Image: Tadashi Kawamata "Paris Project" (1988) color and drawing on panel, wood fragments, 220×352 cm]

Ends tomorrow

For it’s 12th anniversary, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa presents works from its collection by Japanese artists who traveled abroad to experience the forefront of the international art scene. Featured artists include postwar masters and leaders in contemporary art such as Yayoi Kusama and Yoshitomo Nara. Fifty works shed light on how these artists forged new paths in the art world.



from April 26, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Website (Japanese) (venue's website)


Adults ¥1000, University and High School students and Seniors over 65 ¥800, Junior High and Elementary School Students ¥500, Infants free.

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 17:00
Closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays
Note:Closed from December to mid-April.


Address: 2052-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
Phone: 02-6731-5141

From the North exit of JR Karuizawa station, take the bus towards Naka Karuizawa and get off at Toshokan mae. The venue is 5 minute walk from there.

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