JF Gallery and Library Special Nuit Blanche Opening: Sat., Oct. 2

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JF Gallery and Library Special Nuit Blanche Opening: Sat., Oct. 2

Post  JF on Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:52 pm

Special Saturday Opening:
October 2
Afternoon: Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Overnight: 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. for NUIT BLANCHE

Winter Garden: The Exploration of the Micropop Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Art
A traveling exhibition from the Japan Foundation

Mahomi Kunikata, Girls’ Festival for Defeated Soldiers, 2007
The Japan Foundation , Toronto
213-131 Bloor St. W., (2nd Floor of the Colonnade Building )
(416) 966-1600 x229

Join us at the Japan Foundation gallery and library on Saturday, October 2 between noon and 5:00 p.m. for a special Saturday opening. Or, drop by between sunset on Saturday night (about 7 p.m.) and sunrise on Sunday morning (about 7 a.m.) as we keep our gallery open all night during Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. Our library will also be open for viewing until 10 p.m.

Winter Garden was produced in 2009 under the curation of art critic Midori Matsui as a sequel to the exhibition The Door into Summer (Art Tower Mito, Japan, 2007). Winter Garden features 35 works—drawings, paintings, and video works — by 14 young Japanese artists active from the latter half of the 1990s throughout the first decade of the 21st century. The artists present their distinctive views of world through the combination of fragments, imbuing the obsolete or the commonplace with new functions or meaning, a style of _expression that Matsui dubbed “Micropop.”


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