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Gisèle Celan-Lestrange, À ľimage du temps-Nach dem Bilde der Zeit, 1956 ©ericcelan

Gisèle Celan-Lestrange
À ľimage du temps-Nach dem Bilde der Zeit
1956 ©ericcelan

The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura Annex

2-8-1 Yukinoshita, Kamakura, Kanagawa
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Train station: Kamakura (JR Yokosuka Line and Enoden Line). Walk in the direction of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and Kitakamakura (about 15 minutes). The Annex is located 5 minutes-walk away from The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura.

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European Prints from Brueghel to Picasso
With a Special Exhibition of Gisèle Celan-Lestrange

September 14 - December 1, 2013

The history of Western prints will be traced through examples from the museum collection. Including the works by Pieter Brueghel, who was active in Flanders in the 16th century, the Spanish artist Goya, who was active from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 19th century, the British poet and artist William Blake, and 20th century artists such as Picasso and Friedlander. There is also a special exhibition of the subtle copperplate prints by Gisèle Celan-Lestrange (1927-1991), who was the wife of Paul Celan and was active in Paris after the war.

IIYOSHI Mitsuo, Germanist, will talk about Gisèle Celan-Lestrange and Paul Celan.(Only available in Japanese)
Saturday, October 19, 2013
No bookings needed, free with exhibition ticket

[Curator's Talk]
Exhibition curator will talk about this exhibition in the gallery. (Only available in Japanese)
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Saturday, November 23, 2013
No bookings needed, free with exhibition ticket


Mondays (except for September 16, September 23, October 14, and November 4)

Opening hours

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


Adults: 250 yen (150 yen)
Under 20 and Students: 150yen (100 yen)
65 and over and Senior high school students:100 yen

  • Prices in ( ) indicate group (more than 20 persons) discount tickets.
  • Students under junior high school age and disabled visitors are of no charge.
  • The exhibition ticket to KAMAKURA also entitles entry to KAMAKURA ANNEX for the day of purchase.
  • "Family Communication Day": reduced entry for all family members (except for 65 and over) accompanied by children under 18 on the first Sunday of every month (October 6, November 3, December 1).
  • Free admission day:October 11 (HAYAMA's 10th Anniversary) and November 17 (Museum Foundation Memorial Day).



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