Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan (Russia)

Logo of the Japan Foundation Japan-Russia Cultural Exchange Project 2012

This was the largest ever collection of contemporary Japanese art to be exhibited in Moscow, this exhibition was curated by young up-and-coming curator, Elena Yaichnikova (Independent) and Kenjiro Hosaka (The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo). The works of approximately 30 Japanese artists including Yoko Ono, Yayoi Kusuma, Yasumasa Morimura, Takashi Murakami, and Yoshitomo Nara, were displayed. During the exhibition period, the photographer Takashi Homma gave a lecture, and contactGonzo gave a performance.

Section 1: Reality/Ordinary world: 17 Ermolaevsky Lane
Section 2: Imaginary world/Phantasms: 10 Gogolevsky Blvd

Outline
Date 13 March 2012 - 9 May 2012
Venue Moscow Museum of Modern Art
Organizer Japan Foundation, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russian Academy of Arts, Embassy of Japan in Russia

Kenji Yanobe, Sun Child, 2011
Kenji Yanobe, Sun Child, 2011 : Opening of the exhibition

Motohiko Odani, ERECTRO (Clara), 2004
Motohiko Odani, ERECTRO (Clara), 2004 : Installation view

Photo of Front : Tadanori Yokoo, Series from "'Y'Junctions" and "Onsen"
Front : Tadanori Yokoo, Series from "'Y'Junctions" and "Onsen"
Back : Izumi Kato, Untitled, 2004

Yoshinori Niwa, Looking for Vladimir Lenin at Moscow apartment, 2012
Yoshinori Niwa, Looking for Vladimir Lenin at Moscow apartment, 2012 : Installation view

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