MIYAKE ISSEY EXHIBITION: The Work of Miyake Issey
The National Art Center, Tokyo
16 March – 13 June 2016
A savvy visionary, Issey Miyake has continuously sought to employ original methods to develop innovative textiles ahead of his time. This exhibition is the most comprehensive presentation of the world-famous clothing designer, encompassing his work over the past 45 years.
Aesthetic and functional, his clothing intersects harmoniously with the latest technology and craft traditions to ensure the wearer complete freedom of movement without sacrificing elegance. His clothes are crafted with beautifully fluid lines and graceful silhouette, fit for practical use, as epitomized in the clothing line “Pleats Please”. Meet Issey Miyake’s playful and attractive designs that are lined with his rigorous vision.
Place name The National Art Center, Tokyo (in Japanese) 国立新美術館 企画展示室2E Phone 03-5777-8600 (Hello Dial) Dates 16 March – 13 June 2016 Opening hours 10 am – 6 pm (last admission 5:30 pm)
*On Fridays: until 8 pm (last admission 7:30 pm)
Price Regular ticket ￥1300
(*university students: ￥800)
Address 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Getting there
- Direct connection from Nogizaka Station (Tokyo Métro Chiyoda Line: Exit 6)
- About 4 min walk from Roppongi Station (Toei Oedo Line: Exit 7)
- About 5 min walk from Roppongi Station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line: Exit 4a)