“Double Vision: Contemporary Art From Japan” is the largest collection of contemporary Japanese art ever to be display in Russia. Currently on display at two different Moscow venues, the exhibit includes more than two dozen Japanese artists.
The two-part exhibit features work from Takashi Murakami, Kenji Yanobe, Yoko Ono and Yasumasa Morimura. All of the featured works have been split into two thematic parts: “Reality/Ordinary World” and “Imaginary World/Phantasms”.
“Reality/Ordinary World” features photography, video art and found objects and includes the work of Japanese photographer Lieko Shiga.
“Imaginary World/Phantasms” features art that exists in all shapes and sizes, from traditional canvases to LED screens, with a wide variety of motifs.
The exhibition is presented by the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, in collaboration with the Japan Foundation, and is intended to introduce the general public to the art trends of contemporary Japan.
Open workshops and artistic meetings with the project participants are also planned to be held, including the lectures of the Japanese curator Kenjiro Hosaka and the artist Kenji Yanobe.
Source: The Moscow Times