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Africa in the Works of El AnatsuiA Fateful Journey

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Catalogue (or Guide) for the exhibition A Fateful Journey: Africa in the Works of El Anatsui

[img] The guide to the special exhibition "A Fateful Journey: Africa in the Works of El Anatsui".
An attempt to use the tools of both art history and cultural anthropology in a positive way to reexamine the position of African contemporary art and to represent the artistic world of El Anatsui.

  • A4 size, deformed. 235 pages.
  • Edited by: KAWAGUCHI Yukiya, TAKEZAWA Shoichiro, MATSUMOTO Hisashi, MIZUSAWA Tsutomu, ASAKI Yuka, NAKAMURA Nakoto, SHIBUYA Taku
  • Supported by the National Museum of Ethnology
  • Published by The Yomiuri Shimbun, The Japan Association of Art Museums
This Catalogue is available at the Minpaku Museum Shop and the online shop WORLD WIDE BAZAAR.
Minpaku Museum Shop

Museum Guide

  • Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Entry permitted until 4:30 p.m.)
  • Closed: Wednesdays (When a national holiday falls on Wednesday, the following day is closed instead.)
  • Free Admission Days: September 20 (Mon – holiday), November 3 (Wed – holiday), November 20 (Sat), and November 21 (Sun)
  • Organized By: National Museum of Ethnology, Yomiuri Shinbun, The Japan Association of Art Museums
  • Supported By: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
  • Sponsored By: Lion Corporation, Shimizu Corporation, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd
  • In Cooperation With: Lufthansa Cargo AG
  • Admission Fee: Adults ¥830 (¥560), senior high school and college/university students ¥450 (¥250), elementary and junior high school students ¥250 (¥130)
    The discount fees in parentheses are applied to visitors in groups of 20 or more, college students who use the museum for classes, senior high school students who use the museum for the purpose of writing papers for classes, those who have visited the museum within the previous three months, and those who are 65 years old and over. (Appropriate documents are required for the discounts.)
    • College students include students of junior colleges, universities, graduate schools, and vocational schools.
    • When entering from Shizenbunkaen Park (the Natural and Cultural Gardens), please purchase a museum admission ticket at the ticket machine located next to the gate. With the ticket, you can pass through the park for free.
    • Admission is free for a visitor with a physical disability certificate and also for his/her attendant.
    • Admission to the museum is free every Saturday for elementary school, junior high school, and senior high school students; however, if you come to the museum through Shizenbunkaen Park, an admission fee is charged for the park.
  • Inquiries: Address: 10-1 Senri Expo Park, Suita, Osaka, 565-8511, Japan
    Telephone: 06-6876-2151