Teppei Kaneuji @ Hermitage Museum, in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Teppei Kaneuji is participating the ongoing exhibition “Glasstress” at Hermitage Museum in Russia. For your reference, glass works “Smoke and fog (Murano)#1-5” at our exhibition
Teppei Kaneuji: S.F.(Smoke and Fog) at Art Front Gallery through October 3th were created at a studio in Murano, Venice in Italy. These artworks are composed of blown glass and transparent objects found in every life. They were produced in two sets, one kept by the artist in Japan while the other in the Italian studio.
This time, a synchronized exhibit was realized for the first time: one set #1-5 on view in Art Front Gallery while the other at renowned museum of Hermitage in Russia at the same time.
Title of the exhibition：Glasstress. Window to the Future
Date: 9.11-10.31, 2021
Venue: The State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia
The latest edition of Glasstress showcases artworks made with glass by contemporary artists. In 2015 the exhibition Glasstress Gotika, was organized by the State Hermitage and held in the Palazzo Franchetti in Venice during the Venice Biennale. The display included items from the museum's collection – armor, religious objects, and other works of applied art made in the Gothic and Neo-Gothic styles – that were presented in a dialogue with pieces created by contemporary artists in Murano. Keneuji participated in both exhibit of 2015 at Palazzo Franchetti and in 2021 at Hermitage. Exhibit in 2021 is mixing it up, bringing Murano to Saint Petersburg with the work of over fifty contemporary artists. Last time the past was the inspiration, this time it's the future.
Glasstress. Window to the Future is one of the museum’s largest exhibitions of contemporary art, occupying more than ten halls, including the monumental expanse of the Grand Enfilade and White Hall, as well as the intimate spaces of the Courtyard Gallery and the Red Hall in the General Staff Building.
It features more than 50 works created in glass by contemporary artists such as Ai Weiwei, Tony Cragg, Jimmie Durham, Jan Fabre, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Vik Muniz, Mimmo Paladino, Jaume Plensa, Wael Shawky, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Kaneuji Teppei, Kaneuji attracting much attention, we appreciate your interest in this international exhibition.
image: 《Smoke and fog (Murano)#5》 2015 / glass, glass products, plastic products/ 570x350x350mm (Art Front Gallery, Tokyo）