Invisible presence / Group exhibtion

Curator: Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

A Zen koan asks: “What was your original face, the face you had before you were born?” According to Zen Buddhism, introspection begins with attention to the body, but expands and grows beyond its known visible boundaries. If we close … Continue reading

Maya Dunsky / Naked Dress

Curator: Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

Maya Dunsky’s dresses hover in the space, spreading out and dissolving into it. The series Dress ties both of her artistic fields together: painting and Butoh dance. Conceived in the 1960s as an avant-garde movement, Butoh freed dance from a … Continue reading

Kimiko Yoshida / Selfless

Curator: Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

Kimiko Yoshida’s works unfold an infinite range of identities. While all the photographs feature her face, they are not concerned with the self-portrait as such. Yoshida dubs the photographic process “a ceremony of disappearance.” Photography for her is a performance … Continue reading

Asian Art

Permanent exhibition of Asian Art from the museum’s collection