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Past Special Exhibition

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2014.09.30 - 11.24

Ruki Matsumoto Collection - Seeking for Utopia
Russian Avant-garde and Soviet Modernism Seen in Posters

Overview

The collection of Ruki Matsumoto (1946-2012), the designer who created the fashion brand BA-TSU, includes many posters from the Russian Revolution. The exhibition showcases approximately 180 posters created by renowned artists like Vassily Kandinsky and Kasimir Malevich as well as Russian avant-garde designers such as the Sternberg brothers and Alexander Rodchenko. It gives a broad view of the diversity of poster art that flowered during a period of dramatic change in Russian society.

Information

Dates:
September 30, 2014(Tuesday) - November 24, 2014(Monday), Museum closed on Mondays(except October 13 ,November 3 and November 24) ,October 14 and November 4.
Hours:
10:00A.M.to 6:00P.M.(it is necessary to enter the building at least 30 minutes before closing time.)
Place:
Setagaya Art Museum, 1st floor exhibition rooms
Organized by:
Setagaya Art Museum, The Tokyo Shimbun
Patronized by:
Setagaya City, Setagaya City Board of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Russian Federation Agency for Cooperation, Embassy of the Russian Federation in Japan, Organizing Committee of Russian Culture Festival

Specially cooporated by:
Ruki Matsumoto Collection Board
Supported by:
studio shikumi.inc

Admission

Adults 1,000yen, Seniors(over 65) 800yen, University and high school students 800yen, Junior high and elementary school students 500yen

Overview

The collection of Ruki Matsumoto (1946-2012), the designer who created the fashion brand BA-TSU, includes many posters from the Russian Revolution. The exhibition showcases approximately 180 posters created by renowned artists like Vassily Kandinsky and Kasimir Malevich as well as Russian avant-garde designers such as the Sternberg brothers and Alexander Rodchenko. It gives a broad view of the diversity of poster art that flowered during a period of dramatic change in Russian society.