My Favorites: Toshio Hara Selects from the Permanent Collection
January 6 (Saturday) - June 3 (Sunday), 2018
Part I: January 6 (Saturday) - March 11 (Sunday), 2018
Part II: March 21 (Wednesday/national holiday) - June 3 (Sunday), 2018
*Closed from March 12 (Monday) to March 20 (Tuesday) for changing of exhibits.
Since he started the Hara Museum in 1979 as one of Japan's first museums dedicated to contemporary art, the director Toshio Hara has devoted himself to the promotion of international exchange and the advancement of art and culture through the holding of special exhibitions, international traveling shows and other activities. This permanent collection show, which stands out as the first to be curated by Toshio Hara himself, features works that he personally selected from the collection's approximately 1,000 pieces of post-1950s art which spans the entire spectrum of media from painting, sculpture and photography to video art and installation. The first of this two-part exhibition focuses on artworks collected during the first decade or so of the collection's history, from the late '70s through the first half of the '80s, while the second showcases works that have appeared in exhibitions held at the museum over the years. Together they provide an introduction to the museum over its almost 40-year history, as well as the major art trends that have prevailed from the middle of the 20th century onward.
For more information, please click here
back to Hara Museum