Ways of Worldmaking

October 4 (Tue.)–December 11 (Sun.), 2011

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In this exhibition, we present a group of artists who, without being constrained by art of the past or the institutions that supported it, created a singular worldview through expressive means that were suffused with a sense of wonder and discovery.
Exhibiting Artists: exonemo, Paramodel, Zon ito+Ryoko Aoki, Ryota Kuwakubo, Junko Kido, Kengo Kito, Teppei Kaneuji, Masanori Handa, Yasuaki Onishi, Masanori Handa

  • Organizers: The National Museum of Art, Osaka
  • Sponsored by: ANDO TADAO CULTURE FOUNDATION, Nomura Foundation, Daikin Foundation for Contemporary Arts
  • In Cooperation with Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media[YCAM], UETAYA Co., Ltd., Ozu Kanban Inc.


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exonemo,Object B, 2006
Courtesy of the artist and The Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media[YCAM]

Paramodel, paramodelic – graffiti, 2009
©paramodel, Courtesy of National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Photo: paramodel

Aoki Ryoko and Ito Zon, Setsuko/Children of Veins, 2009
Courtesy of the artists and The Museum of Contemporary Arts, Sydney Photo: Jemi Carte

Kuwakubo Ryota, The Tenth Sentiment, 2010
Courtesy of the artist and NTT Inter Communication Center [ICC] Photo: Keizo Kioku

Kido Junko, Sound of Silence, 2009
Courtesy of the artist and Minokamo City Museum Photo: Yasushi Ichikawa

Kito Kengo, Inconsistent Surface, 2011
Courtesy of the artist and The National Art Center, Tokyo Photo: Norihiro Ueno

Kaneuji Teppei, Blank Map, 2005
Courtesy of the artist and Shugo Arts and Daiwa Radiator Factory Co., Ltd. Photo: Mie Morimoto

Onishi Yasuaki, reverse of volume, 2009
Courtesy of the artist and Aomori Contemporary Art Centre  Photo: Tadasu Yamamoto

Handa Masanori, World Frontier Expo
©Masanori Handa, Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo and Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito


Opening Hours

10:00–17:00, Fridays until 19:00
Admission until 30 minutes before closing


(Except for October 10(Mon.), 2011, October 11(Tue.) instead)

Admission Fee

Adults : 850 Yen (600 Yen)
University students : 450 Yen (250 Yen)

  • * Including "Anri Sala", "Nakanoshima Collections: Osaka City Museum of Modern Art & The National Museum of Art, Osaka "
  • * ( ) Figures in parentheses indicate discount fees for groups of 20 or more
  • * Advance tickets can be purchased at "Ticket PIA" or "LAWSON TICKET" until October 3, 2011.
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