The Garage Museum for the first time in Russia represents the work of Takashi Murakami, the famous Japanese artist
MOSCOW. «Garage», the capital’s Museum of Modern Art, from September 29, waiting for visitors to the first large-scale exhibition, representing the Russians art of the artist Takashi Murakami.
The extraordinary creativity of Takashi Murakami is so effective that seven years ago for his personal exhibition held in Paris, was given the Palace of Versailles. The team of the museum staff and the studio Takashi Murakami worked on the creation of the exposition opened in the «Garage» under the title «There Will Be a Caressing Rain».
More than one hundred people were engaged in placing in the exhibition space of the «Garage» exhibition, the preparation of which took about two years to show. To better perceive the creativity of the Japanese celebrity, the exhibition was divided into five sections. Each of them is dedicated to one of the phenomena of Japanese culture, somehow used by Murakami in his works.
The journey through the exhibition begins with an introduction to the chapter «Geijutsu», revealing the artist’s connection with Japanese traditions. The works collected in the next chapter are devoted to the tragic events of the history of Japan. «Little Boy» and «Fat Man» - this name was from nuclear bombs dropped on the cities of Japan by Americans.
«Kawaii» - this chapter emphasizes the connection between Murakami’s creativity and the mass culture of Japan. In the same section of the exhibition visitors can see the film «The Eye of the Jellyfish», the author of which is Murakami.
The head of «Sutadzio» will allow visitors to visit the studio of the artist, which turned into a part of the museum. The rest of the museum’s space became the fifth part of the exhibition, named «Assobi and Kazari». It reveals the game essence of creativity of Takashi Murakami, his love for decorativeness.
Acquaintance with the work of the Japanese master will continue until 4 February.
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