The Cubist Revolution
An Exhibition from the Collection of the Centre Pompidou, Paris
3 October 2023 – 28 January 2024
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
The National Museum of Western Art (Ueno, Tokyo) hosts a major show dedicated to Cubism that takes for the first time in Japan since half a century ago.
A number of significant works lent by the Pompidou Center are on view.
After Tokyo, the show “The Cubist Revolution” will travel to Kyoto (from 20 March through 7 July 2024, Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art.
What not to miss at “The Cubist Revolution
An Exhibition from the Collection of the Centre Pompidou, Paris”
The current show brings together approximately 140 works – paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and videos – to shed light on Cubism.
On view are a large number of important Cubist-related works on loan from the Center Pompidou in Paris, including more than 50 pieces shown for the first time in Japan.
These exhibits highlight key moments in the development of Cubism, which became a revolutionary movement in Western art in the early 20th century.
Each section elucidates a moment, passing from the origins of Cubism, primitivism, the beginnings of Cubism by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, then to artists such as Fernand Léger and Juan Gris, Delaunay, the Duchamp brothers, Le Corbusier, Russian and Eastern European artists, and Marc Chagall.
Installation views from “The Cubist Revolution”
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