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Tradition and modernity, indistinctness and form, ephemeral and eternity, two opposing sides of the same element: Japanese aesthetics or the art of the coexistence of opposites.
The calligrapher Yu-ichi Inoue is one of the most creative representatives of the post-World War II Japanese avant-garde. Transcending conventions and traditional rules, he elevated calligraphy to the rank of contemporary art.
A throne floating underneath the Pyramid of the Louvre – A monumental work by the sculptor Kohei Nawa.
How are the sense of wonder, the capacity to invent worlds, but also childhood fears and anxieties, constructed and become determined, in different contexts? The exhibition Another banana day for the dream-fish, after the modified title of a story by J.D. Salinger, tries to provide an answer.
This exhibition looks at not only current projects but also Fujimoto’s architectural experiments for the future asking the visitor to share in imagining a variety of futures of the future.
Ai Weiwei is one of China's best known contemporary artists. Photographer, architect, sculpter, performer, film-maker, and activist on social media, Ai Weiwei blends traditional Chinese thought with contemporary art, taking inspiration from Marcel Duchamp and Andy Warhol.
Artist and composer, Ryoji Ikeda is a major figure of the Japanese electronic music scene. His creations invite visitors to immerse themselves in a universe that blends sound, image, space, perceptual phenomena, and mathematical equations.
Does a common thread run through the work of the seven photographers who have been brought together for the exhibition A Beautiful Moment? This is not a very easy question to answer.
The protean group teamLab presents an immersive and interactive installation spanning the frontiers of art, science, technology, and creativity. Their installations morph as visitors move about, generating eerie, dreamlike worlds.
For this second installment, Joanne Kim has organized a 10-day interdisciplinary festival, where six young Korean artists, Ryu Biho, Hwang Kim, Soyoung Chung, Helena Parada Kim, Hayoun Kwon, and Nahoon Park