Modern Art Revisited: from the collection of Fukuoka Art Museum

 Mokuma Kikuhata Roulette No.1, 1964
Yves Klein Anthropomety (ANT 157), 1961
Yayoi Kusama, Summer (1), 1985 ©YAYOI KUSAMA

Twentieth century art can be marked by the rise and fall of various art movements. The flow from Surrealism to abstract expressionism and Pop Art appeared after the Second World War are referred to as modern art.
Opened in 1979, the Fukuoka Art Museum is a large facility known for its extensive collection of some 16,000 items, centering on two main pillars: modern and contemporary art, and antiquities. As the museum is currently in the midst of a major renovation project in preparation for its reopening in 2019, this exhibition features approximately 70 masterpieces of American, European, and Japanese art from the museum collection. From Dalí and Warhol to Yayoi Kusama, the exhibition provides a valuable opportunity to retrace the course of modern art at this moment in time.


Date June 2-August 26, 2018
Hours 10:00-17:00 (Last admission 16:30)
Closed Mondays (except July 16, August 6), July 17 and August 7
Admission Adults 1,200 (1,000) yen, University students 900 (700) yen, High school students and seniors [65 and over] 600 (500) yen
*Figures in parentheses: Advance purchase and groups of 30 or more
*Junior high school students and younger: Free admission

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