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, Carsten Nicolai, Giuseppe Penone, Gerhard Richter, Murayama Ruriko, Hiraki Sawa, Atsuko Tanaka, James Turrell, Patrick Tuttofuoco, Anne Wilson, and Suda Yoshihiro.
Building[change | change source]
The building is a circle, with a diameter of 112.5 meters.
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa at Wikimedia Commons
- 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art website (in English), (in Japanese)
- Aerial view on Wikimapia