NEWSPosted : August 2, 2019
Christian Boltanski is presenting the largest solo retrospective exhibition at the National Art Centre, Tokyo since 12 June. Boltanski has been participating in ETAT since its first iteration and always presented artworks that stayed in visitors memories. "The Last Class" created in ETAT2006 has become one of the permanent collections in Echigo-Tsumari Art Field and will be open to the participants in the official guided tours during summer 2019. We are pleased to run a special campaign, in co-operation with the National Art Centre, Tokyo for those who experience artworks by Boltanski both in Tokyo and Echigo-Tsumari.
Grab the ETAT marche bag by visiting "Christian Boltanski - Lifetime" at the National Art Centre Tokyo and joining the official guided tour at Echigo-Tsumari Art Field!
▼How to register with the campaign
Please show the half-ticket to the exhibition when you join the tour in Echigo-Tsumari.
※ Booking is required with the official guided tour. Please note that the bag will be handed in Echigo-Tsumari, not the National Art Centre Tokyo.
Till 4 November 2019 (the exhibition is until 2 September 2019)
Tour staff at Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Centre
Click ≫here to visit the official website of the exhibition by National Art Centre Tokyo
Click ≫here for the details of and booking with ETAT official guided tours
Click ≫here for Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2019 Summer
"Christian Boltanski - Lifetime" at the National Art Centre Tokyo
This exhibition is to present a diverse range of artworks in style and time by Boltanski (born 1944-) is one of the most prominent French artists in contemporary time. Boltanski started to produce short films from late 1960s and then proactively used photos as a medium to express memories of his own and others in 1970s. He then made light installations to respond to the religious theme during the 1980s which gained international praise and attention. Since then he has been creating and presenting artworks drawing inspirations from histories, memories, and a trace of human existences. This exhibition takes you to review his life journey of 50 years as well as new installations created for the exhibition.
Duration: 12 June - 2 September 2019
Venue: The National Arts Centre, Tokyo
Click ≫hree to visit the exhibition website.
"Les Linges" (ETAT2000)
Photo by Anzai
"No Man's Land" (ETAT2012)
Photo by Osamu Nakamura
"Théâtre d’ombres （Theatre of Shadows)" (ETAT2018)
Photo by Osamu Nakamura