Japanese Modernism Across Media

Gutai Manifesto

"Gutai members sought to break free from the rigid mindset of wartime Japan by radically expanding our understanding of what art was" -- Guggenheim Museum

With this interactive image of the Gutai Manifesto (published in December 1956 in the “Gutai Bijutsu Sengen” no. 12 translated by Reiko Tomii), you will find the key points from the manifesto as they relate to the artistic goals of this movement.