A MUST SEE AT THIS YEARS RECONTRES D'ARLES
Fukase, the incurable egoist is the first retrospective of Masahisa Fukase's work to take place in Europe; This is the occasion for a large number of works to leave Japan for the first time. Masahisa Fukase is undoubtedly considered one of the most radical and influential photographers of his generation. This exhibition attempts to account for all the dimensions of Fukase's artistic practice from its beginnings in the 1960s, drawing on its original prints and graphic works as well as on an archives of magazines. The exhibition demonstrates the themes of family, love, friendship, loneliness, death and death through performances, self-portraits, games and theatrical scenes. That Fukase was one of the most innovative and original Japanese artists of the post-war period.
Curators of the exhibition: Simon Baker and Tomo Kosuga.
With the support of the Michael Hoppen Gallery, London.
And with the support of the Japan Foundation.
RECONTRES D'ARLES ARCHBISHOP'S PALACE
JULY 3 - SEPTEMBER 24
10:00am - 19:30pm