A curator chooses one work from the museum’s collection and presents a lecture on it. The lecture begins at 2 p.m. on the days shown below in the auditorium on the second floor. Up to 90 people. (No reservation required, free admission, duration 90 minutes)
First lecture \ Aug.22 [Sun.]
Title: Interactions with Surrealists
Artwork: Rufino Tamayo “Wind in Mexico” (1952)
Lecturer: Misato Seike
This lecture reviews “Wind in Mexico,” a collaborative work between Tamayo and poet Benjamin Péret, to explore Tamayo’s interactions with Surrealists.
Second lecture \ Oct.24 [Sun.]
Title: Art Creation as Work
Artwork: Daihaku Kato “Work with Points – 80.D2” (1980)
Lecturer: Minako Tsunoda
This lecture introduces how artwork created as work is produced and the artist’s experiences and thinking behind this creative method. 。
Third lecture \ Dec.26 [Sun.]
Title: Space expression by Satoru Shoji
Artwork: Satoru Shoji “Space by White Cloth ’68-6” (1968)
Lecturer: Haruka Morimoto
Satoru Shoji (1939-present) works out of his base in Nagoya and is known for his installations using cloths. This lecture unravels his works and how he captures space.
Fourth lecture \ Feb.27 [Sun.]
Title: Labor and Mural
Artwork: Tamiji Kitagawa “House of Akatsu Potter” (1941)
Lecturer: Kotoe Katsuta
This lecture centers around “House of Akatsu Potter,” a painting depicting workers of pottery production in Seto drawn in a mural-like composition, and introduces the art of Tamiji Kitagawa.
* If you need assistance to participate in lectures and events, please ask the museum staff at the time of registration for activities that require advance registration, and two weeks before an event that permits participation on the day of the event.
* Please note that the exhibition time may be changed or the exhibition itself may be canceled due to circumstances, such as to prevent the spread of COVID-19.