Summer Exhibition: Be Alive!

The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama

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Though living things can be seen in a zoo or an aquarium, an art museum does not usually display living things. However there is a definite sense of life in artwork. This exhibition considers what it is to “be alive” from 4 points of view.
The first is to use a living person as the subject. The second is to express life through various living things. The third is to look at human attitudes when faced with the inevitables of life, such as birth, aging, sickness, and death. And lastly, the fourth is to observe forms and colors which make one feel alive.
[Image: Chisato Yamano]

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Dance Workshop with Dance Company “Mademoiselle Cinema,” exploring the idea of “being alive.”
Date: July.27 (Sun) 12:30 - 15:30
Location: 2nd Floor Hall
Participants: 20
Suitable for participants aged over 10 years and over.
Sponsor: NPO wacss

Lecture
Date: July.21 (Mon), Sept.6 (Sat), Sept.23 (Tues) From 14:00

Children’s Gallery Talk (Adults and children welcome)
Date: Aug.3 (Sun), Aug.9 (Sat), Aug.17 (Sun), Aug.23 (Sat) From 14:00

Art Tour with Wakayama college students.
Date: Aug.12 (Tues) - 15 (Fri), Aug.20 (Wed) - 22 (Fri). Each day from 11:00, 13:30 and 15:00.

Please refer to the official site for further details.

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from July 12, 2014 at 9:30 to September 23, 2014 at 17:00

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