Vancouver Art Gallery Welcomes New Juxtapoz x Superflat Exhibit

Juxtapoz x Superflat Exhibit Coming To Vancouver Art Gallery

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Just as the name foreshadows, the Juxtapoz x Superflat exhibition will contrast your usual notions of art, with pieces that don’t exactly fit into traditional categories of art and production.

The exhibit will be showcase more than 30 artists from around the world, including Japan, China, Korea, Europe, the United States, and Canada.

By stepping into the Vancouver Art Gallery, you’ll be transported into a unique realm of contemporary art and how it coexists in cultural life.

Takashi Murakami 村上隆/ Facebook

Takashi Murakami 村上隆/ Facebook

Conceived by renowned Japanese artist Takashi Murakami and co-curated with Evan Pricco, the Editor-in-Chief of Juxtapoz Art & Culture – a magazine based out of San Francisco, the exhibit will have a have a large focus on art outside of the global art world.

This ain’t your typical art show. Artists will display pieces that portray sub-cultures, such as skate, surf, graffiti, street art, comics, design, illustration, painting, and digital and traditional arts.

The magical exhibition runs from November 5th until February 5th, and will include artwork by the following artists:

  • Nina Chanel Abney
  • Chiho Aoshima
  • Urs Fischer
  • GATS
  • Kim Jung Gi
  • Kazunori Hamana
  • Trenton Doyle Hancock
  • John Hathway
  • Todd James
  • James Jean
  • Friedrich Kunath
  • Austin Lee
  • MADSAKI
  • Geoff McFetridge
  • Christian Rex van Minnen
  • Rebecca Morgan
  • Takashi Murakami
  • Kazumi Nakamura
  • Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor
  • Otani Workshop
  • Paco Pomet
  • Parra
  • Erin M. Riley
  • Mark Ryden
  • David Shrigley
  • Lucy Sparrow
  • Devin Troy Strother
  • Swoon
  • Katsuya Terada
  • Toilet Paper Magazine
  • Yuji Ueda
  • Yuji Ueno
  • Sage Vaughn
  • Ben Venom
  • He Xiangyu
  • Zoer & Velvet

The Vancouver Art Gallery is open daily from 10am to 5pm, and 9pm on Tuesday nights. To enjoy the Juxtapoz x Superflat exhibition, just purchase a regular ticket to the Art Gallery.

Juxtapoz x Superflat Art Exhibition

When: Friday, November 5th, 2016 – Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Where: Vancouver Art Gallery – 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver

Time: 10am-5pm daily, Tuesday 10am-9pm

Cost: Children 5 and under are free, Children age 6-12 are $6.50, Students are $18 and Adults are $24

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