Shiro Takahashi “Kojiki Exhibition: Mythological Art Technology”

Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki

poster for Shiro Takahashi “Kojiki Exhibition: Mythological Art Technology”
[Image: Shiro Takahashi "God of Tears" (2008)]

Ends in 59 days

Sculptor Shiro Takahashi is known for his role in integrating computers and technology in art. In the 1980s, he became popular for his “Pneumatic Sculpture Series” using balloons as a material. As a compilation of several years’ research on pneumatic sculpture, in this exhibition he presents a group of works dealing with the Kojiki, an ancient chronicle of Japanese mythology. Exploring how people from ancient times to the present have perceived “air,” Takahashi uses his own technology bring the gods of the Kojiki into the 21st century.

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Schedule

from July 23, 2020 to October 11, 2020

Artist(s)

Shiro Takahashi

Fee

Adults ¥900, Seniors 65 over, University and High School Students ¥700, Junior High School Students and Under Free.

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day. Closed during the New Year holidays.

Access

Address: 7-1-5 Masukata, Tama-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 214-0032
Phone: 044-900-9898 Fax: 044-900-9966

17 minute walk from the South exit of Mukogaoka-yuen Station on the Odakyu line; From the South exit of Mukogaoka-yuen Station, take the bus and get off at Ikuta Ryokuchi Iriguchi. The venue is 8 minute walk from there.

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