Bruno Taut Exhibition (From Alpine Architecture to Katsura Rikyu) – Feb 3¡ÁMay 27

Bruno Taut ¡Ê1880-1938¡Ë was a famous German architecht, urban planner and author during the Weimar period. His most famous work is the prismatic dome of the Glass Pavilion featured at the Cologne Werbund Exhibiton (1914). Here is more information about Bruno Taut ¢ª http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruno_Taut

Taut visited Japan in 1933 and met with many of the creative minds here. While in Japan, he wrote three influential books on Japanese culture and architecture. He also produced furniture and interior design works, which “Atami no Ie (House in Atami)” in Atami is the most well known. Here are some photos ¢ª Atami no Ie

There will be 70 works presented at this exhibition. The works were collected from eight locations in Germany (mainly Berlin) and from six locations in Japan.

Location¡§ The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
Date¡§ Feb 3¡ÁMay 27 (Part 1¡§ Feb 3¡ÁMar 31, Part 2¡§ Apr 1¡ÁMay 27)
Time¡§ 11:00¡Á19:00 (Open till 21:00 on Wed). Closed on Mondays except April 30 Website¡§ http://www.watarium.co.jp/exhibition/index.html
Admission¡§ 1,000yen for general admission / 800yen for students under 25 yrs old

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