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National Gallery Singapore – A Look Inside Kusama’s World
August 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm4:30 pm UTC+8
► Obsession and/or Salvation: A Look Inside Kusama’s World
Join distinguished curator and art critic Akira Tatehata as he discusses what art means to Yayoi Kusama as well as her broader significance in the Japanese and international art scenes.
► EVENT DETAILS
WHEN: Sunday, 27 Aug 2017
TIME: 3pm – 4.30pm
WHERE: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium (City Hall Wing, Level B1)
► FREE ADMISSION WITH REGISTRATION
Please book your ticket via the link below to secure a seat.
► ABOUT THE SPEAKER
AKIRA TATEHATA is an art critic and poet who has written extensively about Yayoi Kusama’s work. He was commissioner of the Japanese Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 1990 and 1993, and invited Kusama to represent Japan in the latter year. Professor Tatehata specialises in modern and contemporary art, and has been involved with numerous international art exhibitions and projects. He was artistic director of the 1st Yokohama Triennale (2001) and Aichi Triennale (2010), and now serves as Director of The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, President of Tama Art University, and Chairman of the Japanese Council of Museums.