Mika Kuraya

Mika Kuraya (Tokyo) is Chief Curator of the Department of Fine Arts, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. She graduated with MA from Chiba University. Recent curatorial projects include: ‘Waiting for Video: Works from the 1960s to Today’ (2009, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; co-curated with Miwa Kenjin), ‘Meaningful Stain’ (2010, MOMAT), ‘On the Road’ (2011, MOMAT), ‘Undressing Paintings: Japanese Nudes 1880-1945’ (2011-2012, MOMAT, the 24th Ringa Art Encouragement Award) and ‘Mud and Jelly’ (2014, MOMAT). Recent critical studies include: ‘Where is Reiko? Kishida Ryusei’s 1914-1918 Portraits’ (Bulletin of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, No. 14, 2010). Curator of the Japan Pavilion for the 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale (artist: Koki Tanaka, 2013, Special Mention).

(As of 2014)

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