‘We can make another future: Japanese art after 1989’ includes works by Yayoi Kusama, Lee Ufan, Daido Moriyama and others. This is an insight into the Heisei period and the works it inspired….
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Tuesday 2 December 2014
Renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s The obliteration room returns to the Gallery after touring to locations in South America, Asia and Europe. Here, we unpack the meaning behind the Kusama’s dots. The obliteration…
Tuesday 25 November 2014
More than 37 senior, mid-career and emerging artists’ works, created and collected over the past 25 years, are showcased in ‘We can make another future: Japanese art after 1989’ at GOMA until September…
Wednesday 24 September 2014
With the generous support of Michael Sidney Myer, the Gallery recently acquired this stunning black-and-white photograph by a Japanese artist known for his gritty, intense photographs of the streets of Tokyo. A central…
Thursday 5 June 2014
This is an interesting image of an unremarkable thing, at least at first glance. Ostensibly, the work depicts the edge of a suburban sports ground in what appears to be the wet season….
Tuesday 27 August 2013
This stunning APT7 work by Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki was recently acquired for the Gallery’s Collection… however, there is more to this sculpture than its sheer beauty. Takahiro Iwasaki’s Reflection Model (Perfect Bliss)…