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Past Special Exhibition

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2009.12.12 - 02.28

Uchii Shozo Exhibition
His Thought and Architecture

Overview

An overview of the work of architect Uchii Shozo, known for his designs of the Setagaya Art Museum, International Japanese Culture Research Center, the new part of Imperial Palace, and Oita City Museum of Art. The architect’s thinking is introduced along with his buildings. Uchii infuses his architecture with the order of nature and gives importance to ornament that emerges spontaneously. His ideal of making architecture people-friendly and bringing it closer to the people using it is revealed through drawings, architectural plans, photographs, models, and video.

Information

Dates:
December 12, 2009(Saturday) - February 28(Sunday), Museum closed on Mondays and December 28-January 4.
Hours:
10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M. Visitors must enter 30 minutes before closing time.
Place:
Setagaya Art Museum, 1st floor exhibition rooms
Admission:
General 1,000(800), college and high school students / 65 and older 800(640), junior high ,elementary school students 500(400)
Amount in parentheses applies to groups of 20 or more.
The ticket price for handicapped person is 600 yen, and a helper is free. All handicapped persons in college, high school, junior high and elementary schools is free.
Organizer:
Setagaya Art Museum

Overview

An overview of the work of architect Uchii Shozo, known for his designs of the Setagaya Art Museum, International Japanese Culture Research Center, the new part of Imperial Palace, and Oita City Museum of Art. The architect’s thinking is introduced along with his buildings. Uchii infuses his architecture with the order of nature and gives importance to ornament that emerges spontaneously. His ideal of making architecture people-friendly and bringing it closer to the people using it is revealed through drawings, architectural plans, photographs, models, and video.