"A Perspective on Contemporary Art 6: Emotional Drawing"

The National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto, MOMAK, Japan

18. 11. 2008 - 21. 12. 2008





Tree Love, pastell on paper, 2007, 40,5 x 29,5 cm each, Collection of the National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Leiko Ikemura, Photo: Ph. von Matt, Berlin




This show presents works in which artists' emotions seem to have been brought out by embracing the fragility intrinsic to drawing. Featured are sixteen artists from Asia, Europe and the Middle East including Nalini Malani, Leiko Ikemura, Yoshitomo Nara, Manuel Ocampo, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Ugo Untro, Mitsu-Sen, Naoyuki Tsuji, Amal Kenawy, and Chiyuki Sakagami. Exhibits include installations and animations.

Curators: Hosaka Kenjiro & Nakamura Reiko, (MOMAT)


Catalogue: The National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo




Faces, Watercolor on paper, 2008, 31,9 x 23,9 cm| Leiko Ikemura, Photo: J. Littkemann

Faces, Watercolor on paper, 2008, 31,9 x 23,9 cm| Leiko Ikemura, Photo: J. Littkemann

Faces, Watercolor on paper, 2008, 31,9 x 23,9 cm| Leiko Ikemura, Photo: J. Littkemann

Faces, Watercolor on paper, 2008, 31,9 x 23,9 cm| Leiko Ikemura, Photo: J. Littkemann

Faces, Watercolor on paper, 2008, 31,9 x 23,9 cm| Leiko Ikemura, Photo: J. Littkemann

Faces, Watercolor on paper, 2008, 31,9 x 23,9 cm| Leiko Ikemura, Photo: J. Littkemann