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Almine Rech

Keiichi Tanaami

Oct 27 — Dec 2, 2023 | Shanghai

Opening on Friday, October 27th, 2023, from 5 pm to 7 pm.

Almine Rech Shanghai is pleased to announce Keiichi Tanaami's latest presentation with the gallery, on view from October 27 to December 2, 2023.

The Pop Art movement, characterized by its enduring global resonance until today, has embarked on a fascinating journey across cultural landscapes worldwide since its origins in 1950s America and Great Britain. The movement flourished in Japan in the late 1950s and early 1960s, melding Western Pop Art sensibilities with distinct Japanese cultural and social contexts. A new generation of Japanese artists embraced the Pop Movement's ethos, driven by a desire to challenge the conventional traditions of Japanese art. This creative awakening was a response to Western materialism and popular culture in postwar Japan.

— Athena Chen, art researcher

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