Theo Jansen Exhibition, Dutch artist, deemed 21st century’s “Leonardo da Vinci”. It will be the first exhibition in Tokai and Kansai regions.
The exhibition called “Strandbeest” is being held, the work of art that moves with wind, in several regions in the planet, and the artist is well known for being the exponent of Kinetic Art. Theo Jansen continues being well ranked internationally and has already got several awards, such as the “Eco Award” in the 2009 Eco Festival, a United Nations’ project on behalf of natural environment, among others.
This exhibition, scheduled to summer vacation, in addition to feel the intensity of the real work, it will be also possible to approach the creation source and understand how the work of art was developed and how it emerged.
Mie Prefectural Art Museum (Miekenritsu Bijutsukan)
July 15 (Saturday) to September 18 (Monday)
from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (*admission until 4:30 p.m.)
Every Monday (except on September 18)
General= ¥ 1.000 / Students= ¥800 /Admission is free for students up to high school age (koukosei)
(the admission fee also includes the permanent exhibition)
Students must show the ID card
During the event’s hours, at 10 a.m. 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., one of the works of art (beests) at exhibition room will be propelled by compressor units.
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Mie Prefectural Art Museum
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