40 architects and artists are exhibiting those dreaming architecture ideas which have never been achieved at the exhibition “Impossible Architecture ― The Architects’ Dreams”. The exhibition will be held at The National Museum of Art, Osaka from 7th January to 15th March, 2020.
This exhibition shows blueprints, models, photographs, and computer graphics to introduce a collection of provocative architecture projects since the 20th century that had never come true – due to political views, technical problems or a lack of intention. Viewers can enjoy an alternative view of architectural history featuring some of the most preeminent architects from Japan and abroad.
Architects and artists: Makoto Aida, Tadao Ando, Shusaku Arakawa and Madeline Gins, Archigram, Yakov Chernikhov, Yona Friedman, Sou Fujimoto, Mark Foster Gage, Pierre-Jean Giloux, Zaha Hadid Architects + Architects JV, John Hejduk, Hans Hollein, Junya Ishigami, Arata Isozaki, Renshichiro Kawakita, Kiyonori Kikutake, Rem Koolhaas / OMA, Kisho Kurokawa, Daniel Libeskind, Kunio Maekawa, Kazimir Malevich, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Yutaka Murata, Takehiko Nagakura, Constant (Constant Nieuwenhuys), Taro Okamoto, Cedric Price, Ettore Sottsass, Superstudio, Mayumi Takizawa, Vladimir Tatlin, Bruno Taut, Giuseppe Terragni, Akira Yamaguchi, Bunzo Yamaguchi (Okamura)
Impossible Architecture ― The Architects’ Dreams
Date: January 7th – March 15th, 2020
Opening Hours: 10:00-17:00 (Friday and Saturday until 20:00)
Closed on Monday
Place: The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Address: 4-2-55 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka
Admission: Adults 900 yen, University students 500 yen
Organizations: The National Museum of Art, Osaka, The Yomiuri Shimbun, The Japan Association of Art Museums
Supervisor: Taro Igarashi
Sponsors: Lion Corporation, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc., ANDO TADAO CULTURE FOUNDATION, Daikin Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Cooperation: Estate of Madeline Gins / Reversible Destiny Foundation