Now open — updates to our global locations. Learn more

Search
MATSUlab28

Takesada Matsutani. drop in time Book Lab

29 Sep 2018 – 1 Jan 2019

Takesada Matsutani. drop in time Book Lab

About

Programmed alongside the exhibition ‘Takesada Matsutani. drop in time’ at Hauser & Wirth Somerset, this Book Lab is inspired by Matsutani’s interaction with books and takes the ‘artist book’ as its subject. Included in the Book Lab is a selection of the artist’s prints dating back to his time at Atelier 17 where the artist worked as an assistant to Stanley William Hayter. In addition, there will be a series of events inspired by the exhibition and Book Lab, which includes a symposium exploring print and a series of education days. 

About The Hauser & Wirth Book & Printed Matter Lab
The Hauser & Wirth Book & Printed Matter Lab is a project devoted to exploring the important place that books and prints occupy in the practice of artists. Building upon Hauser & Wirth’s curatorial and publishing activities, the Lab presents thematic installations, displays, and programming that invite reflection, creative thinking, and further conversation about the world of printed matter and its connection to artists’ ideas and objectives.

Installation Views

MATSUlab28

About the Artist

Matsutani_Photo_Jun Arao_crop

From the early 1960s until the 1970s Matsutani was a key member of the ‘second generation’ of the influential post war Japanese art collective, the Gutai Art Association. Over five decades Matsutani has developed a unique visual language of form and materials. As part of the Gutai group, Matsutani experimented with vinyl...

Current Exhibitions

1976 LB Photographing Iceberg Washington University-RGB

6 – 31 Jul 2020

New York, 22nd Street

In order to share a safe and positive experience, we ask that you book a timed reservation to visit this exhibition...

GENZK101278,GENZK101279 08 with magazine

7 Feb – 1 Aug 2020

London

In order to share a safe and positive experience, we ask that you book a timed reservation to visit our current...

1.Hero_ImageVITAL100609-hires

25 Jan – 6 Sep 2020

Somerset

In order to share a safe and positive experience, we ask that you book a timed reservation to visit our current...

Be the first to know updates about Hauser & Wirth