Atsuko Tanaka, Work 1964, 1964, The Miyagi Museum of Art
©Kanayama Akira and Tanaka Atsuko Association
The Gutai Art Association (commonly known as Gutai) was formed in Ashiya, Hyogo Prefecture in 1954, before later establishing its base of operations in Osaka’s Nakanoshima district. Led by the painter Jiro Yoshihara (1905-1972), the collective’s artists, both male and female, set out to express themselves freely without being confined by existing precedents. While Gutai was a unified group, it was unique in that the artists made use of a host of different approaches. Presented in conjunction with the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka, this exhibition, dealing with the themes of differentiation and integration, examines the 18-year history of Gutai, which has at last attained international renown, and the artists’ individual practices from a wide range of perspectives.
The exhibition will be held at two venues: The National Museum of Art, Osaka and the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka.
As the admission fees, hours, and closing days differ slightly between the two venues, we kindly ask that you check the museum websites for more information. For more details on the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka, click here
- October 22, 2022–January 9, 2023
- The National Museum of Art, Osaka
4-2-55 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005
- Opening Hours
10:00-17:00 (10:00-20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays).
*Last entry 30 minutes before closing.
Mondays (except Jan. 9) and Dec. 28-Jan. 3.
General Admission Common Tickets for Both Venues: 2,500 yen
・Common tickets enable visitors to visit both of the exhibition venues: The National Museum of Art, Osaka and the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka. Please note that only general admission tickets are available.
Admission for the National Museum of Art, Osaka
Note: A separate admission fee is required to visit the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka.
Adults: 1,200 (1,000) yen
University students: 700 (600) yen
・（ ）admission for groups of more than 20 people and night discount (applicable after 17:00 on Fri. and Sat.).
・Admission free for visitors under 18, and visitors with disabilities and one attendant (proof required).
・A separate admission fee is required to visit the Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka. For information on admission prices, please click here
Organized by The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka, The Asahi Shimbun, MBS
Sponsored by Takenaka Corporation
Cooperated by Daikin Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Assisted by Japan Agency for Cultural Affairs, The Kao Foundation for Arts and Sciences, ANDO TADAO CULTURE FOUNDATION
Special supported by Ashiya city Museum of Art & History, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art
Artists: Norio Imai, Kumiko Imanaka, Chiyu Uemae, Yozo Ukita, Kimiko Ohara, Minoru Onoda, Akira Kanayama, Seiko Kanno, Joji Kikunami, Shigeki Kitani, Aine Kinashi, Masaya Sakamoto, Shozo Shimamoto, Kazuo Shiraga, Fujiko Siraga, Yasuo Sumi, Satoshi Tai, Motonao Takasaki, Atsuko Tanaka, Ryuji Tanaka, Teruyuki Tsubouchi, Michimasa Naohara, Senkichiro Nasaka, Yuko Nasaka, Akiko Horio, Sadaharu Horio, Tsuyoshi Maekawa, Masatoshi Masanobu, Yutaka Matsuda, Takesada Matsutani, Shuji Mukai, Saburo Murakami, Sadamasa Motonaga, Keiko Moriuchi, Tsuruko Yamazaki, Toshio Yoshida, Minoru Yoshida, Jiro Yoshihara, Michio Yoshihara