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Street Artist Banksy Exhibition In Yokohama Until September 2020

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A collection of impressive and creative Banksy artwork is showing in Yokohama now through September 27, 2020. Learn about what to expect at this unprecedented, large-scale exhibition of street art, illustrations, and 3-D works by this famous anonymous artist, and how to get tickets.

Banksy Pieces Displayed in Japan for the First Time

banksy exhibit japan

A collection of works from the U.K.-based anonymous artist known as Banksy is now on display in Japan for the first time, in Yokohama. Famous worldwide for thought-provoking art, often in the form of graffiti and street painting, Banksy's pieces are interpreted as a humorous, but critical commentary on modern society.

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The exhibition re-opened on May 30, 2020, and is scheduled to remain open until September 27, 2020. Visitors can enjoy seventy creative pieces from various collectors, in the form of illustrations, 3-D works, and paintings.

banksy exhibit japan

Those in Japan can enjoy the pieces at Asobuild, a multi-purpose building that is directly accessible from Yokohama Station.

The exhibition enforces a timed admission system and anti-coronavirus infection policies. All visitors are required to wear a face mask and sanitize their hands. Also, body temperatures will be taken at the entrance. For more details, please see the official website.

Genius or Vandal? Banksy Exhibition

When: May 30 through Sunday, September 27, 2020
Venue: Asobuild (multiple floors)
Hours: 9:00 - 20:30 on weekdays, 8:00 - 20:30 on weekends and holidays (last entry at 20:00)
Ticket cost: 1,800 yen on weekdays, 2,000 yen on weekends and holidays (adult admission)

Official Website and Tickets: https://banksyexhibition.jp/en/

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