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CITYSCAPE presents selected works from Moriyama’s Tokyo based Polaroid series along with Inokuma’s abstract paintings created in New York in the mid-1950s to '70. The collaboration reflects the two artists’ restless attempt to fossilize the alluring energy of city.

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CITYSCAPE features works by two pioneering Japanese artists who capture the fragmented urban cityscape in photography and painting. Daido Moriyama wanders around the streets and takes snapshots with an instant camera, while Genichiro Inokuma reconstructs aerial views of cities in his abstract paintings. Selected works from Moriyama’s Tokyo based series ‘Passage’(1988-89) and ‘Bye-bye …

CITYSCAPE features works by two pioneering Japanese artists who capture the fragmented urban cityscape in photography and painting. Daido Moriyama wanders around the streets and takes snapshots with an instant camera, while Genichiro Inokuma reconstructs aerial views of cities in his abstract paintings. Selected works from Moriyama’s Tokyo based series ‘Passage’(1988-89) and ‘Bye-bye Polaroid’(2008) are juxtaposed with Inokuma’s paintings created during his residency in New York in the mid-1950s to '70s, presenting a graphic collaboration that reflects the two artists’ restless attempt to …

Location

4-11-11 Jingumae
STAGE 1 Omote-Sando
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, JP
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 11:30am–7pm