“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM


Last weekend, I visited “Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition at TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.

TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM is located at Ueno Park.
Ueno Park is full of nature. Its color changes every season.
And there are many museums. There can enjoy both nature and culture.

Here is entrance of TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM.
Designed bu Japanese architect Kunio Maekawa. Built in 1975.
And it was restored from 2010 to 2012.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Inside of gate, there are some installations.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

A large silver ball is “my sky hole 85-2 light and shadow” by Bukichi Inoue in 1985.
I always play with its reflection.

It catches sky and buildings.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Looks like wave in the sky.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Parallel world.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Distortion is beyond my forecast!

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Interior of museum. Beautiful long straight.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

This exhibition is related trees.

Sensory Cells-2016 Ginko by Kyoji Takubo.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Geometric tiles were also beautiful.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Maybe this is permanent collection.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

The same work. I edited with photoshop to express metallic texture.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Wooden statues by Masayoshi Tsuchiya.
They are so smooth and fine. So beautiful.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Gold trees by Masayoshi Tsuchiya.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Inokozuchi by Masayoshi Tsuchiya.

"Dialogue with Trees"  Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees"  Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

CHI VA PIANO VA LONTANO 2016 by Takamasa Kuniyasu.
This was the largest installation I have ever seen!!
I felt power and affection.

Comparing to human, you can understand its size.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

This is made with ceramic block and logs.

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

I enjoyed a lot!

"Dialogue with Trees" Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition, TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

If you have a chance to go to Ueno, Don’t forget to check exhibition of museums!!

Recently, photography permitted exhibition is increasing in Japan.
So people who loves photography will be more exciting to go exhibition.
Most of them permitted publishing on SNS.(Of course no profitable use only).
But most of exhibition is prohibited to take photos. Or partly permitted.
Actually, this exhibition is partly permitted.
Please be subject to rules.

More information, please check below official site (English, Chinese, Korean).
“Dialogue with Trees” Exhibition TOKYO METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM
Period:July 26 (Tue) – October 2 (Sun), 2016


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