Takashi Murakami. Photo © Claire Dorn, courtesy of Murakami Studio.

Japan supernatural

Art Gallery of NSW

2 Nov
2019 —
8 Mar

Discover the fascinating world of Japan supernatural: 1700s to now, an extraordinary exhibition revealing three centuries of folklore and fantasy in Japanese art. Explore this wildly imaginative realm through more than 180 works from historical master Katsushika Hokusai through to contemporary superstar Takashi Murakami.

Cornelia Parker, Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View, 1991. A garden shed and contents blown up for the artist by the British Army, the fragments suspended around a light bulb. Collection: Tate, image courtesy the artist and Frith Street Gallery, London. © the artist. Photograph: Hugo Glendinning.

Cornelia Parker

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

8 Nov
2019 —
16 Feb

This summer, British artist Cornelia Parker will transform everyday objects into unexpected and explosive installations, sculptures, drawings and films.

Immerse yourself in works that suspend time and capture spectacular moments of transformation.


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Delve deeper into this year's Sydney International Art Series with a diverse program of events including talks, tours, performances, workshops, family activities and film. 

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