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Travelers: Stepping into the Unknown

January 21 – May 6, 2018

This special exhibition is designed to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the National Museum of Art, Osaka, which opened in 1977. Through the works of more than 30 Japanese and foreign artists, the exhibition will shed light on various aspects of our society by examining things that have been imbued with time, history, and memory from a wide range of views. It will also consider the future potential of the museum.

Artists (including artworks from collection):
Marina Abramović, Vito Acconci, Allora & Calzadilla, Nairy Baghramian, Alexander Calder, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, Heman Chong, Chu Enoki, Jay Chung & Q Takeki Maeda, Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Hikaru Fujii, Theaster Gates, Alberto Giacometti, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Chia Wei Hsu, Meiro Koizumi, Paul McCarthy, Boris Mikhailov, Joan Miró, Henry Moore, Yasumasa Morimura, Shinro Ohtake, Robert Rauschenberg, Pipilotti Rist, Karin Sander, Aki Sasamoto, Kohei Sekigawa, Mieko(Chieko) Shiomi, Chiharu Shiota, Kazuo Shiraga, Robert Smithson, Yoshihiro Suda, Jiro Takamatsu, Keiji Uematsu, Danh Vo, Tomoko Yoneda and more


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Robert Rauschenberg, Solstice, 1968, Collection of the National Museum of Art, Osaka
©Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
Photo provided by NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC]