Yumeji Takehisa "Drawing is Living"

The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama

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The exhibition presents approximately 350 of Yumeji Takehisa's works from his youth until death in five sections: "1. The Beginning from Small Illustrations," "2. The Yumeji Art Book and Exhibition, the Age of Minatoya," "3. The Development of Lyricism," "4. The Road to Design," and "5. Yumeji's Travels." From socialist Yumeji who expressed empathy towards society's weak, charismatic Yumeji who created the "Yumeji School," and Yumeji as a designer and traveller, the exhibition will expose the many faces of the artist.

Lectures:

Date: 4/30 (Mon) 14:00-
"Yumeji -Utilitarian Beauty-" by Shinichiro Iwakiri (Professor at Tokyo Bunka Junior College)

Date: 5/3 (Thu) 14:00-
"Yumeji and Taisho Decadence" by Junji Teraguchi (Curator at The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama)

Date: 5/5 (Sat) 14:00-
"In Search of Yumeji" by Yoshiko Inoue (Curator at The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama)

Museum Talk:
Dates: 5/13 (Sun), 5/19 (Sat) both from 14:00

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Schedule

from April 21, 2007 to May 27, 2007

Artist(s)

Yumeji Takehisa

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