Saturday, January 28, 2023 – Sunday, March 12, 2023 Special exhibition by artists associated with Tokyo University of the Arts, held at Geidai Art Plaza (admission free)
2023 at the gallery "Geidai Art Plaza ( https://artplaza.geidai.ac.jp/ )" on the premises of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts (Ueno, Taito Ward), a collaborative project between Shogakukan and Tokyo University of the Arts. The special exhibition "Geidai Art Plaza Grand Prize Exhibition – Geidai Artplaza Festival 2023" will be held from Saturday, January 28, 2023. In this exhibition, we will exhibit and sell the works of the students who won the prize in the art competition "Geidai Art Plaza Grand Prize" as a result of a strict examination by the professors of Geidai (admission free).
Geidai Art Plaza is a gallery that exhibits and sells the works of faculty, students, and alumni of Tokyo University of the Arts (Geidai), which has produced many top artists. It is one of the valuable places on the Ueno Campus of Tokyo University of the Arts where the general public can enter and observe freely throughout the year. Started operation in 2018 as a collaborative project between Shogakukan and Tokyo University of the Arts.
Currently, special exhibitions with different themes are held every month or two (six times a year or more). 10 to 50 artists participate in each special exhibition, and works expressed with various techniques and approaches unique to Tokyo University of the Arts, such as oil paintings, Japanese paintings, sculptures, crafts, and designs, are gathered together.
▼Special exhibition “Met“y”averse-Mechaverse, that is your world-” exhibition view held in November 2022
In the store, there is a permanent work corner "LIFE WITH ART" centered on tableware and accessories, and a bookshelf linked to the special exhibition. During the opening hours of the store, you can also take a break with a cafe drink in the outdoor kitchen car "NoM cafe".
Admission to Geidai Art Plaza is free. In principle, you are welcome to take photos and share on SNS. We aim to be a place where everyone, not just art fans, can easily come into contact with art.
From January 28th (Sat), the annual art festival "Geidai Art Plaza Grand Prize Exhibition – Geidai Artplaza Festival 2023" will be held at Geidai Art Plaza.
▼ Special exhibition “Geidai Art Plaza Grand Prize Exhibition-Geidai Artplaza Festival 2023” announcement page
■ Exhibition concept
Now, the annual festival has come to Geidai Art Plaza!
Yes, the “Geidai Art Plaza Grand Prize Exhibition” has started.
The 17th Geidai Art Plaza Grand Prize is an art competition that is held once a year and is open to all Geidai students. This exhibition is an annual art fair held by the University of the Arts Art Plaza, where the works of the award-winning students are displayed and sold at once after a rigorous examination by the faculty of the University of the Arts.
The next star, the biggest chance to meet your own art egg.
Let's enjoy the art festival held once a year at Geidai Art Plaza!
■ Overview of special exhibition
Exhibition name: "Geidai Art Plaza Grand Prize Exhibition – Geidai Artplaza Festival 2023"
Venue: Tokyo University of the Arts Art Plaza (12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Date: January 28 (Sat) – March 12 (Sun), 2023
Admission fee: Free
*Business hours are subject to change. Please check the official website and SNS for the latest information
Nearest station: JR Ueno Station (Park Exit), Uguisudani Station, about 10 minutes on foot
About 10 minutes on foot from Nezu Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
About 15 minutes on foot from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Ueno Station
About 15 minutes on foot from Keisei Electric Railway Keisei Ueno Station
Toei Bus Route 26 (Kameido – Ueno Park) Get off at Yanaka bus stop and walk for about 3 minutes
*There is no parking lot, so please refrain from coming by car.
■ Official SNS accounts
Podcast (Spotify): https://open.spotify.com/show/2FlkumYv9ScWy69UlBtqWy
■ Exhibition in 2022
March-April 2022 "Under Construction: The Ever-Changing Art Plaza"
May-June 2022 "Art Jungle"
July-August 2022 "Memento Mori ~Remember Death, Live Now~"
September-October 2022 "The Prize Show! ~What's Geidai?~"
(first term) https://artplaza.geidai.ac.jp/column/15240/
November-December 2022 "Met 'y' averse-Mechaverse, it's your world-"
(first term) https://artplaza.geidai.ac.jp/column/16867/
January 2023 "Geidai Wall Inside | Outside"
January-March 2023 "The 17th Geidai Art Plaza Grand Prize Exhibition"
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