BANKSY EXHIBITION - GENIUS OR VANDAL？
Exhibition which attracted over one million visitors around the world is coming to Japan!
Valuable collection including original works to be shown in this country for the first time!!
The “BANSKY EXHIBITION – GENIUS OR VANDAL?”, an exhibition that has mobilized more than one million people in cities around the world such as Moscow, Madrid and Lisbon since 2018, will be held at the “ASOBUILD”, a multi-purpose experience-based entertainment building with direct access from Yokohama Station from March 15 to September 27, 2020.
- Largest Ever Collection including More Than 70 Original artworks by Banksy coming to Japan for the First Time!
A collection of works by Banksy, a world-renowned artist whose activities are based in the UK, is to be shown in Yokohama. The largest collection ever is coming to Japan, featuring more than 70 works that have made an impact on the global art scene including more than 20 unique artworks, 3D objects and limited edition prints and a multi-media experiential space that introduces the thoughts embedded behind Banksy’s works such as political messages and satire brimming with humor.
- THE EXHIBITION IMMERSES INTO the World of Banksy, a Figure surrounded by Mystery
The exhibition, which has aroused tremendous enthusiasm, has already been staged in 4 cities around the world from 2018: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Madrid, Lisbon and is scheduled to be shown in Hong Kong from December 2019. The collection allows visitors to get acquainted with the art of Banksy, feel the breadth and depth of his talent. It also include memorabilia from the most known and important exhibitions and events staged by Banksy – such as Dismaland, his exhibition in Bristol museum, his collaborations with various artists and musicians. The main idea of the Exhibition is that visitors can DIVE in the world of Banksy and decide for themselves - he is a businessman or a true artist, a rebel or a conformist, a genius or just a vandal.
<Overview of the Event>
Event name: “BANKSY EXHIBITION - GENIUS OR VANDAL？”
Duration (Provisional): March 15 (Sunday) – September 27 (Sunday), 2020, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Venue: ASOBUILD (2F ASOBUILD, 2-14-9 Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture)
Local Organizer: TV Asahi Corporation/Akatsuki Live Entertainment Inc.,
Planning and Production: IQ ART MANAGEMENT CORP