Gaudí and the Sagrada Família

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo


Antoni Gaudí
Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926), actived in Barcelona, Spain, continues to fascinate people around the world with his unique architecture unforgettable once seen, and his influence has been felt in various fields of art.

This exhibition focuses on the Sagrada Família, which has long been called the “unfinished cathedral” but is finally on track for completion, to reveal the source of Gaudí’s architectural thought and creativity, as well as the social significance of this monumental cathedral project. The show will also shed light on Gaudí’s unique production process, in which he developed his ideas not only through drawings but also by making numerous models, and on his comprehensive artistic orientation, which includes colorful tile coverings, furniture, steelwork decoration, and sculpture. In addition to more than 100 drawings, models, photographs, and materials, the exhibition will also feature architectural images taken with the latest technology to explore the timeless appeal of Gaudí’s architecture.


Jun 13 (Tue) 2023-Sep 10 (Sun) 2023 

Opening Hours Information

Closes at 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.
Open on July 17.
Closed on July 18.
FeeAdults ¥2200; University Students ¥1200; High School Students ¥700; Junior High School Students and Under, Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion free.
VenueThe National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Location3-1 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8322
Access3 minute walk from exit 1b at Takebashi Station on the Tozai line. 5 minute walk from exit 4 at Kudanshita Station on the Hanzomon and Tozai lines or Toei Shinjuku line. 15 minute walk from exit A1 at Jimbocho Station on the Toei Shinjuku and Mita lines or Hanzomon line.
Phone050-5541-8600 (Hello Dial)

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