Taro Okamoto is a Japanese artist lived from 1911 to 1996. Celebrating his 100th anniversary of birth, 14 Japanese contemporary artists joined the exhibition tilted “Taro Love”. It is held at Seibu Department store in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Mr. Mizuma who is the co-curator of this show quoted about the exhibition as below.
Taro Okamoto said “When I saw the aesthetics of the Jomon pottery, I felt like my body was scratched around, pleasure ran through my blood vessel and sense my tempestuous power generating.” The Jomon power which exploded Taro, the same blood is inherited by the young artists in their DNA.
Date: Oct 25, 2011 – Nov 6, 2011
Place: Seibu Department A, 7 floor
Address: 21-1, Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan