Art Brut exhibit at the Prime Ministers' Office, Tokyo, Japan
Art Brut exhibit at the Prime Ministers' Office, Tokyo, JapanAn art brut exhibition was held at the office of the Prime Minister of Japan on May 23, 2013.
The Prime Minister spoke about Mr. Sawada's works being chosen to be exhibited at the Venice Biennale and congratulated the young artist (pictured centre) on his remarkable achievement. Along with Mr. Sawada, fellow artists Marie Suzuki and Norimitsu Kokubo along with other art brut artists were present and made for a very convivial and lively exhibition. The Prime Minister expressed the governments' strong interest to 'fully support' art brut initiatives.
The Office of the Prime Minister of Japan
Scenes from the exhibit held at the Office of the Prime Minister may be seen here:
Government Internet TV
Footage from the exhibit at the Office of the Prime Minister may be seen here:
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