Past Exhibitions

Through the Woods…

Dec 15th, 2012 - Jan 14th, 2013


Towada Art Center again welcomes internationally acclaimed artist Yoshitomo Nara to hold a solo exhibition.
 The Little Art Club in the Blue Woods, a project started by Nara during his exhibition The Little Little House in The Blue Woods, will resume activities in conjunction with the exhibition.

Young artists chosen from a public offering, over two resident production sessions in Towada, created artworks together with director Nara and advisor Hiroshi Fuji, who is also the director of Towada Art Center and an artist himself.
 The results of their labor are displayed in Through the Forest…

The venue is the city itself.
 Since its opening 2008, the Towada Art Center has been dedicated to being a museum open to the city and rooted in the region. This exhibition serves to extend its activities and bring about change in the community.


Yoshitomo Nara
Born in Hirosaki City, Aomori, 1959. In 1988 he went to Germany, where he studied at the Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf. After graduation, he lived and worked in Köln. Since returning to Japan in 2000, he has been working energetically on paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Also his works have been exhibited both domestically and internationally. In 2010, his major solo exhibition “Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody’s Fool” has been held in Asia Society museum (New York, U.S.) His latest solo exhibition, “a bit like you and me” which has started in Yokohama Museum of Art in July 2012, is scheduled to travel to Aomori Museum of Art, Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, and also Asian and Oceanian countries.



Through the Woods…


Dec 15th, 2012 - Jan 14th, 2013


Throughout Central Towada


Free (The Little Little House in The Blue Woods requires a fee)


Towada Art Center

In Cooperation with

Towada Kankō Electric Railway Co. Ltd.

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