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Thursday, March 29, 2012

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'How to Look at Modern & Contemporary Art'

HYOGO PREFECTURAL MUSEUM OF ART

Taking advantage of its long history and extensive collection of works, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art's latest exhibition has been curated to guide visitors on how to enjoy art.

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"Funeral Procession" (1969-1985) by Yokoo Tadanori

It proposes eight essential questions visitors should ask themselves when assessing artworks, such as "What kind of image is it based on?" and "Which historical event does it represent?" In tackling such questions, the exhibition hopes to encourage museum-goers into becoming art connoisseurs; till June 24.

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art; (078) 262 0913; 1-1-1, Wakihama Kaigan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo; Iwaya Station, Hanshin Electric Railway. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. ¥ 500. Closed Mon. www.artm.pref.hyogo.jp/index.html.

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