In Tokyo 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT will hold "Architect Frank Gehry 'I Have an Idea'" starting October 16, 2015.
The exhibition features projection mapping where one can visually experience exteriors full of the life force of Gehry's architectures and comfortable interior spaces, along with "Gehry's Room" where one can get a feel for Gehry as a person. It also introduces Gehry's ideas born from building, tearing down, building again, questioning, and sometimes rejecting, along with the technologies, materials, and construction processes necessary for achieving those.
Tsuyoshi Tane, the young director of the initiative, focuses on Gehry's "power of ideas," which greatly affected his own work, composing the exhibition from the three perspectives of "architecture," "people," and "technology."
Frank Owen Gehry, one of the most preeminent architects in America, has spent over half a century upending architectural norms and defying expectations. His works span from the stunning Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attention-getting Fondation Louis Vuitton, which opened last year.
How does architecture nobody can copy - works overwhelming those who see them and leaving a deep impression - come about? This exhibition focuses on ideas that are the driving force behind Gehry's creativity, tying together the background behind formation of ideas, the process up to their completion, and the unchanging conviction and strong commitment of the architect.
The "ideas" of architect Frank Gehry - sources of wonder, discovery, happiness, and emotion to visitor - along with the stance of him working to achieve those demonstrate the enjoyment of thinking freely and inspiration to keep striving.
To find out more: www.2121designsight.jp/