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List of Exhibited Works

Please download the list of exhibited works of “N. S. Harsha: Charming Journey.” (PDF/1.5MB)

Exhibition Catalogue

Essays by: Deepak Ananth (Art Historian)
Kataoka Mami (Chief Curator, Mori Art Museum)
Hans Ulrich Obrist (Curator, Critic, Art Historian and Artistic Director of Serpentine Gallery, London)

Size / Number of Pages: A4 variation (28.2 × 21 cm) / 280 pages (TBD)
Languages: Japanese-English bilingual
Price: ¥3,024 (incl. tax)
Edited and Published by: Mori Art Museum / Heibonsha Ltd., Publishers
* Now on sale at Mori Art Museum Shop (53F).

Audio Guide

The audio guide devices (Japanese / English), introducing the main pieces of “N. S. Harsha: Charming Journey,” are available for the visitors to the Museum at the entrance hall on the 53F for free. Japanese version audio guide features top Japanese musician Hosono Haruomi known for his close ties with India including his 1978 album Cochin Moon, inspired by his travels in the country with artist Yokoo Tadanori. English audio guide features interview with N. S. Harsha himself where you can hear him speak about the works in his own words.
Audio guide is also available on the Mori Art Museum's YouTube channel.

Full English version is available here

Available in: Japanese / English
Number of works introduced: 16 (+ N. S. Harsha special interview)
Length: Approx. 25 minutes
Charge: Free

Hosono Haruoomi

Hosono Haruomi

Trailer

Trailer #1

Trailer #2

Original Goods and Merchandise

A wide range of merchandise exclusive to the exhibition and featuring works by N. S. Harsha will be on sale.

T-Shirt

3 sizes (S, M, L) for men
Come Give Us a Speech 3 color variations (White / Gray / Pink)
Raah Dhikhanaywale Thay, Hai, Rahengay (Those who show us the path were there, are here, will be there) 3 color variations (White / Gray / Yellow)

1 size (M) for women
Come Give Us a Speech 3 color variations (White / Gray / Pink)
Raah Dhikhanaywale Thay, Hai, Rahengay (Those who show us the path were there, are here, will be there) 3 color variations (White / Gray / Yellow)

Price: ¥3,240 (each, incl. tax)

Totebag

4 variations (Mooing Here and Now / Peep Chirp Peep Chirp… / Come Give Us a Speech / Raah Dhikhanaywale Thay, Hai, Rahengay (Those who show us the path were there, are here, will be there))
Price: ¥1,404 (each, incl. tax)

Mug

2 variations (Come Give Us a Speech / Raah Dhikhanaywale Thay, Hai, Rahengay (Those who show us the path were there, are here, will be there))
Price: ¥1,512 each (each, incl. tax)

Notebook

2 variations (Come Give Us a Speech / Raah Dhikhanaywale Thay, Hai, Rahengay (Those who show us the path were there, are here, will be there))
Price: ¥400 (each, incl. tax)

Masking Tape

2 variations (Humanised Future / Raah Dhikhanaywale Thay, Hai, Rahengay (Those who show us the path were there, are here, will be there))
Price: ¥432 (each, incl. tax)

Woodcut Print

Commemorating the opening of this exhibition, two woodcuts prints of N. S. Harsha's (jointly produced with The Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints) will be on sale.

Shy Monkey ‒ Twilight / ed. of 50
Shy Monkey ‒ Dawn / ed. of 50
Shy Monkey ‒ Sunrise / ed. of 50

The Raid / ed. of 100

Price: ¥64,800 (incl. tax)

Printed by: The Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints
Supervised by: The Adachi Foundation
Produced by: Mori Art Museum

* Prices may vary.
* Several items will be released over the course of the exhibition.

Sales Point and Inquiries:  Mori Art Museum Shop (53F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower)
Tel: +81-(0)3-6406-6118

Shy Monkey ‒ Twilight

The Raid

Collaboration Menus

To commemorate the opening of the solo exhibition of N. S. Harsha, one of the most acclaimed Indian artists, at the Mori Art Museum, special collaboration dishes are created at DIYA Indian Restaurant and Museum Cafe “THE SUN”!
Enjoy both show and these collabo dishes – start your journey to India from Roppongi Hills!

“N. S. Harsha” × DIYA INDIAN RESTAURANT

Special course of spicy biryani with prawn.
It will taste even better if you try Indian white wine while you dine as they go so well together.

Menu: 

Prawn Biryani Set (Chicken also available) ¥2,700 (incl. tax)

  • Three Assorted Appetizers [Vegetable Tikki / Tandoori Fish with Ajwain Flavor / Malai Chicken]
  • Prawn Biryani with Raita
  • A Glass of White Wine
Menu offered during: 
15:00-22:00 (L.O. at 21:30) daily
Wednesday, February 22 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
Inquiries: 
DIYA Indian Restaurant
Tel: +81-(0)3-6438-1177
Website: http://www.diya-dining.jp/

“N. S. Harsha” × Museum Cafe “THE SUN”

Curry plate inspired from Southern India where N. S. Harsha is from.
Masala Chai is in original blend of the cafe.

Menu: 
Curry with Rice ¥1,280 (incl. tax) * Color of the rice will be changed to pink from March 1!
Masala Chai ¥800 (incl. tax)
The set of Curry and Chai ¥1,880 (incl. tax)
Menu offered during: 
11:00-17:00 (L.O. at 16:30) daily
Saturday, February 4 - Wednesday, April 5, 2017
* May close for some events.
Inquiries:  
Museum Cafe & Restaurant THE SUN & THE MOON
Tel: +81-(0)3-3470-5235
Website: thesun-themoon.com

Collaboration Menus with Grand Hyatt Tokyo

“Keyakizaka” and “The Oak Door” both distinguished restaurants have announced “N. S. Harsha” exhibition-inspired, special lunch course!

“N. S. Harsha” and “Keyakizaka” (Teppanyaki, 4F, Grand Hyatt Tokyo)

The lunch course menu of “Keyakizaka Teppanyaki” starts with beloved Indian drink lassi as a welcome drink, followed by “subzi,” chicken confit in Tandoori-style, steak as a main dish, spicy dry curry, and Indian icecream “kulfi” with cardamom.

Menu: 

“N. S. Harsha” Collaboration Menu ¥5,200 (tax and service charge required)
* Ticket to “N. S. Harsha” will be given to those who order the collaboration menu!

  • Bean subzi salad with sherry dressing
  • Tandoori-style Japanese chicken (akadori) confit with hummus
  • Australian tenderloin steak with grilled vegetables
  • Spicy dry curry
  • Cardamom-flavored kulfi ice cream
  • Coffee or tea
Menu offered during: 
11:30-14:30 (- 15:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)
Wednesday, April 1 - Sunday, June 11, 2017

“N. S. Harsha” and “The Oak Door” (Steakhouse, 6F, Grand Hyatt Tokyo)

Inspired by traditional southern Indian cuisine, the Steakhouse “The Oak Door” presents menus that remind us of N. S. Harsha's colorful paintings. The original course menu includes not only 2 curry dishes of chicken and vegetables but “pakoras” deep-fried menu of southern India, basmati rice, bread “paratha,” cracker “papadum,” dessert and mango lassi. Enjoy the menu enabling you to feel the atmosphere of the southern India!

Menu: 

“N. S. Harsha” Collaboration Menu ¥3,500 (tax and service charge required)
[Limited to 10 orders per day]
* Ticket to “N. S. Harsha” will be given to those who order the collaboration menu!

  • Mango lassi
  • 2 kinds of curry (chicken curry, vegetable curry)
  • Cauliflower pakoras (fried)
  • Tomato soup
  • Salad (onions, carrots, cucumber, coriander, chili, lime)
  • Basmati rice
    Paratha (south Indian bread)
    Papadum (crackers)
    Plain yogurt
  • Soft ice cream sundae
  • Coffee
Menu offered during: 
11:30-14:30 (- 15:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)
Wednesday, April 1 - Sunday, June 11, 2017

“HILLS LIFE”

The 83rd issue of the “HILLS LIFE,” Hills' lifestyle magazine, features “N. S. Harsha: Charming Journey” exhibition now on view.
Read “HILLS LIFE” online (in Japanese Language Only): here

Sculpture Matter Appears in Roku-Roku Plaza

A sculptural work exceeding 2.5 meters in height Matter (2014 / 2016) is exhibited at the Roku-Roku Plaza, the entrance to the Roppongi Hills. A monkey (langur) carrying a sphere in its left hand, pointing at somewhere far away in outer space with its right hand, seemingly represents the history of human curiosity towards the future and unknown worlds, and the human desire to attain them.
Meet the monkey outside the museum before your visit to the exhibition!

Installation period:  Thru June 11, 2017 (TBD)

Matter
2014
Bronze

“N. S. Harsha” Exhibition's Display Pop-up in Roppongi Hills

Two show windows in Roppongi Hills turned into “N. S. Harsha” exhibition display for a limited period of time!
The fabric with Harsha's artwork printed on, will move back and forth.

Period: February 15 - March 1, 2017
Venues: 1F, Hollywood Plaza & 2F, West Walk (close to “ZARA”)

February 24 is “Premium Friday”!

On Friday, February 24, 2017, “Happy Hour” campaign will run at some restaurants within Roppongi Hills.
Those who order drinks at the restaurants will receive discount services and get a 500 yen discount ticket to admission into Mori Art Museum and Tokyo City View as well.
Visit the exhibition this Friday!

Hills Premium Happy Hour
Date & Time: 15:00-19:00, Friday, February 24, 2017
Website: http://www.roppongihills.com/sp/premiumfriday/

[About the 500 yen discount ticket]

  • Please bring the ticket to ticket counter. 500 yen off discount will be applied to adult's admission fee.
  • Ticket is valid on February 24, 2017, only. This discount is not valid in combination with other discounts.
  • Applied to admission fee of adult only.
  • The admission fee allows entry to “N. S. Harsha” exhibition, Tokyo City View observation deck and “MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO 2017.”

Production of N. S. Harsha's Reversed Gaze Starts!

For the duration of “Charming Journey” visitors will have the chance to encounter N. S. Harsha's Reversed Gaze (2008/2017) at the passage on the 52nd floor of the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower. The setting of this artwork, featuring human figures painted across a wall, starts. Strike it lucky, and you may come across the artist and staff painting the wall before the exhibition opens.

Period:  Friday, January 20 - Friday, January 27, 2017 (TBD)
* Excluding: Saturday, January 21 & Sunday, January 22, 2017

* Accessing the 52nd floor of the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower before the exhibition opening requires an admission ticket for the Tokyo City View observation deck and/or the Mori Arts Center Gallery.

Reversed Gaze
2008
Acrylic
Installation view: “Indian Highway,” Serpentine Gallery, London, 2008

Notice Regarding Photography in the Galleries

At the exhibition “N. S. Harsha: Charming Journey,” you may photograph the artworks under the following conditions.

When taking permitted photographs:

Do NOT touch the works of art.
Do NOT interfere with other visitors' enjoyment of the museum.
Do NOT use flash lighting.
Do NOT use tripods and selfie sticks.
NO FILMING ALLOWED.

When using photographs taken of the exhibition:

  • Photographs may be used for non-commercial purposes only. Photographs may NOT be used for commercial purposes.
  • Photographs may NOT be altered in any ways.
  • The conditions above are licensed under the Creative Commons License. When uploading photographs for blogs or any other photo-sharing services, please make sure to display the below marks and phrases with the photograph.

Example:


Artist’s name and work title: N. S. Harsha Come Give Us a Speech
This photograph is licensed under “Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivative Works 2.1 Japan.”

* For details about the Creative Commons License and marks, please see the Creative Commons Japan website: http://creativecommons.jp
* If photographs that include other museum visitors are made public, they may infringe on that person’ s right of portrait.