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Fukuoka Asian Art Museum 20th Anniversary Exhibition – Journey through Asian Art

START: Oct 5, 2019 END: Nov 26, 2019

In 1999, FAAM opened as the only museum in the world to focus on modern and contemporary Asian art. On their 20th anniversary, enjoy over 300 items selected from the museum’s collection of approximately 3,000 artwork as you travel through different regions in Asia and explore the past hundred years of Asian art. The first section features significant modern and contemporary art in East Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia including folk art in their local context, popular art borne from the streets and more. Most of the work can’t be seen anywhere else but in FAAM. The second section, “Fukuoka in Asia”, presents works created in Fukuoka by Asian artists. Visit this exhibition of fascinating and diverse modern and contemporary Asian art and hop onto a passport-free trip of Asia!

Wei Yingzhou (China) Rich Harvest, 1950s, Collection of Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

• 10/5 (Sat.) ~ 11/26 (Tue.)
• 9:30~18:00 (last entry: 17:30) *Fri. & Sat.: 9:30~20:00 (last entry: 19:30)
• Closed: Wed.
• Adult: ¥1,000, HS & college student: ¥800, JHS & below: free
• Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
7F & 8F Riverain Center Bldg., 3-1 Shimokawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
092-263-1100
https://faam.city.fukuoka.lg.jp/

Wu Tienchang (Taiwan) Dreams of Past Era IV, 1997, Collection of Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

Naing Win (Myanmar) Western Entrance of Shwedagon Pagoda, 1985 (detail), Collection of Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

Mori Kinsen (Kichigoro) (Indonesia/Japan) View of Mount Sumbing, c.1930s?, Collection of Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

Artist Unknown (Varma Print) (India) Krishna Going Out for Mathra, first half of 20th, Collection of Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

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Published: Nov 1, 2019 / Last Updated: Nov 1, 2019

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