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Rei Naito
Rei Naito (born 1961 in Hiroshima, lives and works in Tokyo) rose prominence in 1997, when she exhibited her installation One Place on the Earth at the Japanese Pavilion of the 47th Venice Biennale. In 2009, she designed an entire exhibition space at Kamakura's Museum of Modern Art. Notorious works include her painting series Color beginning and her small sculptures Homme, and permanent installations Being given (Kinza Art House Project, Naoshima, 2001) and Matrix (Teshima Art Museum, 2010). Her works belong in the collections of the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, MoMa New York, Israel Museum, and the National Museum of Art, Osaka.

bilingual edition (English / French)
Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris
Third publication in the framework of the “Transphère” Exhibition cycle, this catalogue documents a work by Rei Naito, a Japanese artist who has built an international reputation with her minimalist and conceptual creations. The installation Émotions de croire (The emotion of belief) is a moving reflection on the atomic bomb, and a place of mourning and hope.