Entrance Lounge Special Exhibition “Hiroshi Sugimoto+Kyoto Artisans: A TIDDLERS SCHOOL"

  • EVENT / EXHIBITION
Date / Period Wednesday, April 2, 2014〜 Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time 09:00 〜 17:00(Closed on Saturday, August 16)
Venue Uryuyama Campus Entrance Lounge(1st floor Ningen-kan, Kyoto University of Art & Design)
Venue Details 2-116 Uryuyama Kitashirakawa, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8271, Japan

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Kyoto University of Art & Design (“KUAD,” Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan/President: Kazuo Oike) would like to be pleased to announce a special exhibition, “Hiroshi Sugimoto+Kyoto Artisans: A TIDDLERS SCHOOL” which is scheduled to be open on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in the Entrance Lounge on Floor 1 of KUADʼs Ningen-kan. The space, two sculptures and tea set which were designed by Hiroshi Sugimoto and fabricated by artisans in Kyoto will be exhibited.

The sculptures will also be exhibited at the group show “Mingei: Are You Here?” at the Pace Gallery in New York (508 West 25th Street, New York) from March 7 to April 5, 2014.

Fabrication: Shuji Nakagawa(Nakagawa Mokkougei Shiga Studio), Takahiro Yagi(Kaikado)
Organizer: Kyoto University of Art & Design
Cooperation: Odawara Art Foundation, Sugimoto Studio

【Reception】
Time / Date: Noon – 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2
Venue: Entrance Lounge

To join the reception: Please provide us with your name, affiliation, and contact information (phone number and email address) by Wednesday, March 19.


Concept and Direction: Hiroshi Sugimoto
Fabrication of Sculptures and Tea Set: Shuji Nakagawa (Nakagawa Mokkougei Shiga Studio), Takahiro Yagi (Kaikado)
Fabrication of Drapery: Shioko Fukumoto
Space Fabrication: Makoto Sano (Super Factory)
Pedestal Fabrication: Setsuo Takamuro (Takamuro Tatami Kogyosho), Atsushi Torii (Yamamoto Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
Printed Materials Design: Rie Shimoda (da.)
Curator: Kayo Tokuda

Fee Free
Contact R. Fukao, Planning Office, Kyoto University of Art & Design / Tel: +81 (0)75 791 9360 / E-mail: kikaku@office.kyoto-art.ac.jp