Monday, 21st July 2008
In Japan Entertainment News,
Exhibition marks 150 years of dipolomacy between Japan and France
An exhibition of artwork inspired the themes of fantasy and science fiction has gone on public display at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and France, the 'Parallel Worlds' exhibition will showcase the work of Japanese and French artists such as Kohei Nawa and Jacque Julien.
Japan Today claims: "An exhibition packed with the fun of contemporary art, Parallel Worlds will give wings to the imaginations of all who visit and a taste of the thrill of discovering new worlds."
Opened in 1995, the museum's permanent collection includes a large collection of post-war Japanese artin addition to work by the likes of Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and David Hockney.
Admission to the exhibition is 1,000 yen (approx £4.70) for adults and 500 yen for adults over 65.
'Parallel Worlds' runs from July 26th until September 28th.
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