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2018

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition NEW PLANET PHOTO CITY -William Klein and Photographers Living in the 22nd Century-

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February 23(Fri) - June 10(Sun)

Through the expression of leading 20th century photographer William Klein and photographers from Asia, please take a look at this new adventure in visual communication toward the 22nd century. It will soon be two centuries since photography was invented. An astronomical number of photos have been produced in this period of nearly 200 years, drastic changes have occurred along with innovations in technology and networks. Leading 20th century photographer William Klein had a decisive influence on modern visual culture with his expression that went beyond genres such as photography, movies, design and fashion, and his works capturing the cities of the world. In this exhibition, we will introduce the city vision of Klein and photographers from Asia trying to examine greatly transcend the frames of conventional photos. Please take a look at this new adventure in visual communication which attempts to depict the heartbeat of future photo cities toward the 22nd century.

Kan’ei Elegance Edo-Period Court Culture and Enshū, Ninsei, and Tan’yū

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February 14(Wed) - April 8(Sun)

At the start of the seventeenth century, an era of warfare had ended. New currents in culture were emerging, trends now called “Kan’ei Culture.” In Kan’ei Culture,kirei, “beautiful,” was a word that meant stylish and refined design. Combined with a tendency to revive the classics, the result was elegance unprecedented in the Edo world. This exhibition begins with the court culture upon which Kan’ei Culture was centered and examines its fruition in the works of such artists as Kobori Enshū, Nonomura Ninsei, and Kanō Tan'yū.

Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Local Design Studies 2018

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February 23(Fri) - March 11(Sun)

This exhibition introduces projects that have brought design into local communities. We anticipate that it will help these communities to feel connected within a broader network, thus fostering a continuous and improved cycle of project creation in the future. We also hope that the exhibition will inspire visitors to begin designing projects in their own communities.

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition NEW PLANET PHOTO CITY -William Klein and Photographers Living in the 22nd Century-

MORE INFORMATION

February 23(Fri) - June 10(Sun)

Through the expression of leading 20th century photographer William Klein and photographers from Asia, please take a look at this new adventure in visual communication toward the 22nd century. It will soon be two centuries since photography was invented. An astronomical number of photos have been produced in this period of nearly 200 years, drastic changes have occurred along with innovations in technology and networks. Leading 20th century photographer William Klein had a decisive influence on modern visual culture with his expression that went beyond genres such as photography, movies, design and fashion, and his works capturing the cities of the world. In this exhibition, we will introduce the city vision of Klein and photographers from Asia trying to examine greatly transcend the frames of conventional photos. Please take a look at this new adventure in visual communication which attempts to depict the heartbeat of future photo cities toward the 22nd century.

Kan’ei Elegance Edo-Period Court Culture and Enshū, Ninsei, and Tan’yū

MORE INFORMATION

February 14(Wed) - April 8(Sun)

At the start of the seventeenth century, an era of warfare had ended. New currents in culture were emerging, trends now called “Kan’ei Culture.” In Kan’ei Culture,kirei, “beautiful,” was a word that meant stylish and refined design. Combined with a tendency to revive the classics, the result was elegance unprecedented in the Edo world. This exhibition begins with the court culture upon which Kan’ei Culture was centered and examines its fruition in the works of such artists as Kobori Enshū, Nonomura Ninsei, and Kanō Tan'yū.

Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Local Design Studies 2018

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February 23(Fri) - March 11(Sun)

This exhibition introduces projects that have brought design into local communities. We anticipate that it will help these communities to feel connected within a broader network, thus fostering a continuous and improved cycle of project creation in the future. We also hope that the exhibition will inspire visitors to begin designing projects in their own communities.

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