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In the multimedia guide for Gutai: Splendid Playground, curators Alexandra Munroe and Ming Tiampo share perspectives on select key works from the exhibition. Download the app, which contains the guide, to your mobile device in advance of your visit.
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Icons: 1. Tanaka Atsuko wearing Electric Dress (1956) at 2nd Gutai Art Exhibition, Ohara Kaikan, Tokyo, ca. October 1956. Photo: Ōtsuji Seiko Collection, Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo. © Itō Ryōji and the former members of the Gutai Art Association, courtesy Museum of Osaka University; 2. Yamazaki Tsuruko, Work (Red Cube), 1956 (refabricated 2013). Wood, vinyl, and lightbulbs, 300 × 400 × 400 cm. Installation view: Gutai: Splendid Playground, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 15–May 8, 2013. © Yamazaki Tsuruko. Photo: David Heald © SRGF; 3. Motonaga Sadamasa, Work (Water), 1956 (new commission 2011). Polyethylene, water, dye, and rope, dimensions variable. Collection of Motonaga Nakatsuji Etsuko. Installation view: Gutai: Splendid Playground, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, February 15–May 8, 2013. © Motonaga Nakatsuji Etsuko. Photo: David Heald © SRGF; 4. Kanayama Akira painting with an automatic toy car, 1957. © Itō Ryōji and the former members of the Gutai Art Association, courtesy Estate of Kanayama Akira
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