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Jean Cocteau – from the Severin Wunderman Collection
|A retrospective exhibition of Jean Cocteau who played an active part in art, poem, ballet, theater and cinema in the 20th century. The exhibition represented the variety of his activity, and was composed of about 280 works of paintings, dessins, sculptures, ceramics, tapestries, photos and jewelries and so on.
These works were from the Severin Wunderman collection, which is the richest private collection of Jean Cocteau in the world. The exhibition also included the precious book collections that Jean Cocteau gave with his signs and messages to a very popular Japanese poet Horiguchi Daigaku in 1936 when Cocteau visited Japan for the first time. Horiguchi introduced Cocteau’s works in Japan as a translator of his poems and they were very close friends.
||【Date & Place】
19 April - 29 May 2005
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art
Organized by: Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido Broadcasting Co.,Ltd.
20 July - 31July 2005
Mitsukoshi Gallery in Mitsukoshi Main Store, Nihombashi, Tokyo
Organized by: Nihon Keizai Shimbun
6 August 7 September 2005
Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
Organized by: Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
14 September - 26 September 2005
Daimaru Museum KOBE
Organized by: The Kobe Shimbun
8 April - 21 May 2006
Iwate Museum of Art
Organized by: Iwate Museum of Art
【For all the venues above】
Patronized by: Embassy of France
With the support of: Montres Corum Sarl Daiichi Showa Co.,Ltd.
With the cooperation of: ANA
With the coordination of: Art Impression Inc.