21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
|21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa|
The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (金沢21世紀美術館) is a art museum in central Honshū in Japan. It is in Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture. It is next to the Kenroku-en Japanese garden and near the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art. The museum opened in October 2004.
Collection[change | change source]
The museum has a large collection of modern art. Art made after 1980 is an important part of the collection.
Artists in the collection include:
Francis Alys, Matthew Barney, Tony Cragg, Olafur Eliasson, Leandro Erlich, Isa Genzken, Kojima Hisaya, Gordon Matta Clark, Peter Newman[disambiguation needed], Carsten Nicolai, Giuseppe Penone, Gerhard Richter, Murayama Ruriko, Hiraki Sawa, Atsuko Tanaka, James Turrell, Patrick Tuttofuoco, Anne Wilson, Suda Yoshihiro
Building[change | change source]
The building is a circle, with a diameter of 112.5 meters.