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'The Contemporary 2: Who Interprets the World?'

21ST CENTURY MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, KANAZAWA

by Megan Green

Staff Writer

Sept. 19-Dec. 13

Part of a series of exhibitions titled “The Contemporary,” ” Who Interprets the World?” is the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa’s autumn and winter edition. Showcasing pieces by contemporary artists from around the world, including Nigeria-based El Anatsui, Shilpa Gupta from India and Pedro Reyes from Mexico, this exhibition offers an international mix of styles and genres.

Through their work, the artists express individual interpretations and perspectives of the world, commenting on their cultural backgrounds and social values.

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa; 1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa, Ishikawa. Kanazawa Stn. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri., Sat. till 8 p.m.). ¥1,000. Closed Mon. 076-220-2800; www.kanazawa21.jp