Genichiro Inokuma—My Resume Part 1: It Takes Courage to Paint

Date: Wed. 6 April 2016 - Thu. 30 June 2016
Hours: 10:00 - 18:00 (Admission until 30 minutes before closing time) Open Everyday
Admission: Adults ¥950, Students (college, university) ¥650, Children (0 year to highschool) free
*Ticket valid for admission to Permanent Collection.
In January 1979, Genichiro Inokuma (1902-93) looked back on his life in the Nihon Keizai Shimbun’s popular column, “My Resume” (Watashi no Rirekisho). In a light-hearted vein, he wrote of how he was raised in pastoral surroundings in Kagawa, Shikoku—a child with a love of drawing pictures, then went out into the wide world and forged a career as a painter through hard work while befriending people of all backgrounds. Drawing from Inokuma’s recollections, this two-part exhibition will survey his life and work through artworks and materials related to episodes in his artistic career. Part I of the exhibition will trace his development from childhood and middle school to his art college years and studies in Paris in his late thirties.
Genichiro Inokuma at his studio

Teppei Kaneuji's "ZONES" Upcoming

Date: 17 July 2016 - 6 November 2016 Open Everyday
Hours: 10:00 - 18:00 (Admission until 30 minutes before closing time)
*Open until 21:00 on 27th August.
Teppei Kaneuji (born 1978, resident Kyoto Prefecture) takes materials from his surroundings and collages them together in altered contexts, cutting away and connecting parts, to create works of art. This exhibition, his first major solo show in Japan in seven years, will comprise mainly new work, including a large space-specific installation, exploring extended collage though connections with the “other” as a means of production and a new way of sculpture.

Collection on View

Genichiro Inokuma: Faces
Date: Wed. 30 March 2016 - Sun. 3 July 2016
Hours: 10:00 - 18:00 (Admission until 30 minutes before closing time) Open Everyday
Genichiro Inokuma, 80 Faces, 1989
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Teppei Kaneuji's "ZONES"
Opening Performance
Sculpture of a Ghost

17 July 2016
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Takashi Homma—Mitsukoshi Wrapping Paper

17 July 2016 - 6 November 2016
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Teppei Kaneuji's "ZONES"
Projection Mapping
"holes and buildings(MARUGAME)"

27 August 2016 19:30-21:00
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Let's Congratulate All Together MIMOCA's 25th Birthday with Your Photos

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Get to Know MIMOCA in Your Place

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Let's challenge To transform the box

26 July 2016 - 31 July 2016
10:00 - 12:00 / 13:30 - 15:30
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Summer Glimmer Monster on Your Hand !!

10 August 2016 - 15 August 2016
10:00 - 12:00 / 13:30 - 15:30
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Signpost from MIMOCA to Marugame-Harbor

3 September 2016 - 4 September 2016
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Let's play with watercolor and clay!

15-16 October 2016, 10:00-11:30
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