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The Quay Brothers, Tailor's Shop, from <i>Street of Crocodiles</i>, 1986, photo © Robert Barker

The Quay Brothers, Tailor's Shop, from Street of Crocodiles, 1986, photo © Robert Barker

The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama

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

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Train Stations: Zushi (JR Yokosuka Line) and Shin-Zushi (Keihin Kyuko Line).
Take Keihin Kyuko Bus no.11 or 12 and get off at "Sangaoka" Stop.
From Tokyo:about 1 hour by train + about 18 minutes by bus.

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The Quay Brothers   PHANTŒM MUSÆUMS

July 23 - October 10, 2016

Since 1979, the Quay Brothers have produced more than seventy animated films including feature films combining collage, stop-motion, live-action,and special effects. They have also designed stage sets, projections and installations. This is the exhibition to fully introduce the creative world of the identical twins.

PDFList of works(PDF/185KB)

[Live Painting by the Quay Brothers]
Saturday, July 23, Gallery 3-2
Watch performance and interview on Kana-chan TV and YouTube
live painting by the quay brothers on July 23, 2016

[Film Screening Programs] *on licenced DVD
Venue: HAYAMA, Auditorium
No bookings needed, first 70 comers
Door open: 13:00/ Start: 14:00
Admission: Adults 1,000 yen / Under Junior High School Student 800 yen
Discount: 200 yen off for adults with the exhibition ticket.

Film Screening #1 (105 min.)
August 6 (Sat.)/ 7 (Sun.)
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream People Call Human Life (UK / Japan / Germany, 1995, 35 mm, b/w, 105min.)

Film Screening #2 (98 min.)
August 11 (Thu.)/ 13 (Sat.)/ 14 (Sun.)
Igor: The Paris Years Chez Pleyel, 1920-1929 (UK, 1982 16 mm, colour, 26 min.)
Leoš Janaček: Intimate Excursions (UK, 1983 16 mm, colour, 26 min.)
The Cabinet of Jan Švankmajer (UK, 1984 16 mm, colour, 14 min.)
Little Songs of the Chief Officer of Hunar Louse, or This Unnamable Little Broom, Being a Largely Disguised Reduction of the Epic of Gilgamesh (UK, 1985 16 mm, colour, 11 min.)
Street of Crocodiles (UK, 1986 35 mm, colour, 21 min.)

Film Screening #3 (100 min.)
August 20 (Sat.)/ 21 (Sun.)/ 27 (Sat.)
Stille Nacht: Dramolet (UK / USA, 1988 35 mm, b/w, 2 min.)
Rehearsals for Extinct Anatomies (UK, 1988 35 mm, b/w, 14min.)
The Comb (From the Museums of Sleep) (UK, 1990 35 mm, colour and b/w, 17min.)
De Artificiali Perspectiva, or Anamorphosis (UK, 1991 35 mm, colour, 14min.)
In Absentia (UK, 2000 35 mm (Cinemascope), b/w and colour, 20min.)

Screening schedule in September (to be announced): 3 (Sat.), 11 (Sun.), 17 (Sat.), 18 (Sun.), 25 (Sun.)

[Workshop : Calligraphy]
Sunday, August 28
*Only available in Japanese
Please apply via FAX or e-mail (by Inquiry form) with event title, your name, address, E-mail address and Tel/Fax number to:
Inquiry form

[Curator's Talk]
Exhibition curator will talk about this exhibition in the gallery.
Sunday, September 4
Saturday, October 1
No bookings needed, free with exhibition ticket
*Only available in Japanese


Mondays (except for September 19 and October 10)

Opening hours

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


Adults: 1,300 yen (1,200 yen)
Under 20 or Students: 1,150 yen (1,050 yen)
65 and over: 650 yen
High School Students: 100 yen

  • Prices in ( ) indicate group (more than 20 persons) discount tickets.
  • Students under junior-high-school age or disabled visitors are free of charge.
  • "Family Communication Day" - reduced entry for all family members (except for 65 and over) accompanied by a child under 18 on the first Sunday of every month (August 7, September 4, and October 2).

Organized by:

The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama

Sponsored by:


With the Cooperation of:

Kana Chan TV

With the Cooperation of:

I.D.F. Inc.



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