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National Museum of Art, Cartier, The Crystal of Time

Period: Oct 2, 2019 - Dec 16
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Cartier's work has been introduced in Japan through exhibitions in 1995, 2004 and 2009.
This exhibition is the first attempt in the world to focus on contemporary works from the 1970s onwards, and to express the innovation, modernity and uniqueness of its creative activities against the backdrop of the history of creation that maison has built up.
In this exhibition, we will explore the world of cartier's innovation in design with three chapters: "Transformation of colors and materials", "Form and design", and "Universal curiosity" following the introduction to "time".
By freely traveling through time and exploring the possibilities hidden in the material, we introduce the secret of Cartier's imaginative beauty, which continues to breathe a new wind into the jewelry world while continuing to inherit traditions such as colors, lines and forms.
The venue is organized by The New Materials Research Institute / Hiroshi Sugimoto and Michiyuki Sakakida. Based on the philosophy that "old materials are the newest", their designs, which fuse traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology and finish with modern detail, create an exhibition space that is conscious of the time and travel around, and present a new appreciation experience.

Hours10:00 - 18:00
*Every Friday and Saturday until 20:00 *Admission is 30 minutes before closing.
HolidayClosed every Tuesday *However, it will be open on Tuesday, October 22, and closed on October 23.
AdmissionDay 1,600 yen (general), 1,200 yen (university student), 800 yen (high school student)
Advance/ Group 1,400 yen (general), 1,000 yen (university student), 600 yen (high school student)
Admission is free for junior high school students and younger.
Admission is free for those who bring a disability handbook, including one attendant.
On November 2nd, Saturday, November 4, Monday, and Sunday, high school students must show their student ID card. Advance tickets will be sold from Wednesday, July 3 to Tuesday, October 1, 2019.
However, the National Museum of Art will have until Monday, September 30.
Tickethandl: National New Art Museum (opening day only), exhibition website, various play guides (fees may be charged)
Group tickets are sold only at the National Museum of Art (group rates apply to more than 20 people).
If you are presented with tickets for other exhibitions and public exhibitions during the exhibition, or if you are presented with tickets for exhibitions that are being held at the Suntory Museum of Art and the Mori Art Museum (for the purpose of the exhibition), you can purchase tickets for 100 yen.
Students and faculty at universities and other members of the National Museum of Art campus members can view this exhibition at a group rate. *For more information on tickets, please refer to the ticket information on the exhibition website.


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