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Hiroshi Sugito: prime and foundation

2nd May (Sat.) - 26th July (Sun.), 2015

Closed on Mondays (except for 4th May and 20th July), 7th May (Thu.) and 21st July (Tue.)

Admission Fee:

Adults: 1,000 yen, College students: 800 yen 
Elementary / Junior high school / high school students: 400 yen 
held in Gallery 3,4


Hiroshi Sugito (1970 - ), despite his youth, is a painter representative of the world of modern Japanese art. Using delicate colors and familiar motifs, Sugito’s work is filled with the vigor of modernity and presents a swelling hope for the future of the viewer.

Born in Nagoya, Hiroshi Sugito became appreciated as soon as graduation from university and has made his career with many exhibition in Japan and abroad. In October of this year, Sugito became an associate professor at the Tokyo University of the Arts, expanding the breadth of his activities. This exhibition includes a number of new works created specifically for the exhibition space at the Miyagi Museum of Art, allowing visitors a unique experience of the artistic vision of Hiroshi Sugito.

flowers, elephant man

flowers, elephant man
1998 (diptych, 213 × 172 cm each)
Courtesy of KENJI TAKI GALLERY 

spider song

spider song
2004 (280 × 403 cm)
Courtesy of The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
(Photo: Kei OKANO)

snake and bird

snake and bird
2012 (280 × 420 cm)
Courtesy of The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
(Photo: Kei OKANO)

into the orange tree

into the orange tree
2012 (diptych, 213 × 172 cm each)
Courtesy of KENJI TAKI GALLERY

untitled

untltled
2010
(c) Hiroshi Sugito
Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery