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Ben Shahn, Liberation, 1945 
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, James Thrall Soby Bequest 1249.1979 
©Estate of Ben Shahn/VAGA, New York & SPDA, Tokyo, 2011

Ben Shahn Liberation, 1945 The Museum of Modern Art, New York, James Thrall Soby Bequest 1249.1979 ©Estate of Ben Shahn/VAGA, New York & SPDA, Tokyo, 2011

The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama

2208-1, Isshiki, Hayama, Kanagawa 240-0111
Tel. +81 46 875 2800

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Ben Shahn: Cross Media Artist / Photographs, Paintings and Graphic Arts

3 December - 29 January 2012



It is a long time since a retrospective of Ben Shahn (1898-1969), the American artist who was active in New York, was last held. With the cooperation of the Fogg Museum, which is one of the Harvard Art Museums, approximately 100 photographic works taken by the artist will be on show. With additional temperas, watercolors, drawings, posters, and prints, altogether over 200 works will be exhibited.


[Lecture 1]
"Ben Shahn as a photographer"
IIZAWA Kotaro, photo critic, will talk about Ben Shahn as a photographer (Japanese only).
Saturday, 10 December 14.30-16.00
Auditorium
Bookings needed, first 50 applicants, free

[Lecture 2]
"Drawing to sing and play - The message from LP jackets designed by Ben Shahn"
NUMABE Shinichi, editor, collector and researcher of LP records, will talk about Ben Shahn (Japanese only).
Sunday, 8 January 14.30-16.00
Auditorium
Bookings needed, first 70 applicants, free

[Concert]
"Improvisation -Sound/Ben Shahn/Space"
Player:KAMIMURA Yasukazu(sax), YOSHIGAKI Yasuhiro(percussion), TAKARA Kumiko(vibraphone)
Saturday, 24 December 13.30-, 15:00- (twice a day) in the gallery
No bookings needed, free with exhibition ticket

[Curator Talk]
Exhibition curator will talk about this exhibition in the auditorium (Japanese only).
Sunday, 22 January 14.00-14:30
No bookings needed, first 70 applicants, free


[Gallery tour for the teachers]
Saturday, 7 January 10.00-12.00
Bookings needed Please see the news page for more info.

Closed

Monday(except 9 January 2012), 29 December - 3 January 2012

Museum hours

9:30-17:00(the last admission at 16:30)

Admissions

Adults 1100 yen (1000 yen)
Under 20 and Students 950 yen (850 yen)
65 and over 550 yen
High school students 100 yen

  • 20 or more persons' group are reduction charge in brackets.
  • Students under junior high school age are no charge. Disabled visitors are also no charge.
  • "Family Communication Day" - reduced entry for all family members (except for 65 and over) accompanied by children under 18.

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