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Venice Art Biennale 2022 – “Garden of the Metamorphosis in the Space Capsule” by Tetsumi Kudo

Artist: Tetsumi Kudo (Japan)
Title: Garden of the Metamorphosis in the Space Capsule
Year: 1968
Installation view at: Venice Art Biennale 2022
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

Tetsumi Kudo was part of a generation of Japanese artists that was highly skeptical of traditional society in the wake of the events of World War II. An essential figure in the development of “Anti-Art” in 1950s Tokyo, Kudo regularly participated in the annual Yomiuri Indépendant Exhibition – then Japan’s most significant venue for contemporary art –, showing work that sharply critiqued the rampant consumerism and political orthodoxy of Japan’s postwar recovery. After moving to Paris in 1962, Kudo began creating works guided by his feeling that, in a “New Ecology”…
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