キュレーターとしての仕事

30年のキャリアにわたって、モンローは長ら
く欧米の関心外にあったアーティストと美術
動向について調査、世界的な関心を促す。「世
界美術史」の推進者として革新的な研究に基
づいた展覧会を多く企画、これまで国際美術
評論家連盟から「Best Show」を4度受賞して
いる。その他、アライアンス・ オブ・アメリ
カン・ミュージアム、カレッジ・アート・ア
ソシエーション、アソシエーション・オブ・
アメリカン・ミュージアム・キュレーター
ズ、アート・ライブラリー・ソサエティ・オ
ブ・ノース・アメリカ、チャイナ・パワーズ
から賞を受賞。

Cover of Alexandra Munroe, Japanese Art After 1945: Scream Against the Sky

Gutai: Splendid Playground

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2013

Gutai: Splendid Playground presents the creative spectrum of Japan’s most influential avant-garde collective of the postwar era.

Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2011

Marking Infinity presents the work of artist-philosopher Lee Ufan, charting his creation of a visual, conceptual, and theoretical terrain that has radically expanded the possibilities for painting and sculpture since the 1960s.

The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860–1989

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2009

This exhibition traces how Asian art, literature, and philosophy were transmitted and transformed within American cultural and intellectual currents, influencing the articulation of new visual and conceptual languages.

Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2008

Cai Guo-Qiang is internationally acclaimed as an artist whose creative transgressions and cultural provocations have literally exploded the accepted parameters of art making in our time.

Transmitting the Forms of Divinity: Early Buddhist Art from Korea and Japan

Japan Society Gallery, 2003

The first major international exhibition devoted to a comparative examination of Korean and Japanese Buddhist art, Transmitting the Forms of Divinity explored the formative links between the ancient cultures of Korea and Japan and the early development of Buddhist art.

Kazari: Decoration and Display in Japan, 15th-19th Centuries

Japan Society Gallery, 2002

A major international exhibition introducing innovative scholarship on Japanese art to the West, Kazari: Decoration and Display in Japan examined the dynamic development of Japanese art over five centuries, focusing on particular periods of high cultural achievement.

YES YOKO ONO

Japan Society Gallery, 2001

Yes Yoko Ono, the first American retrospective of the work of pioneering avant-garde artist Yoko Ono, offered a comprehensive reevaluation of her work. The exhibition explored Ono’s position within the postwar international avant-garde and her critical and influential role in originating forms of contemporary art, music, film and performance.

The Art of Mu Xin: Landscape Paintings and Prison Notes

Yale University Art Gallery, 2001

The first major exhibition of works by the contemporary Chinese writer-artist Mu Xin featured works created while the artist was imprisoned during the Cultural Revolution (1966–76) and its immediate aftermath.

Daido Moriyama: Stray Dog

Japan Society Gallery, 1999

A crucial exhibition of an artist whose pioneering work prefigures much current cutting-edge photography. Influenced early on by William Klein and Andy Warhol, Daido Moriyama stands as one of Japan’s central postwar photographers.

Japanese Art After 1945:
Scream Against the Sky

Yokohama Museum of Art, 1994

This exhibition initiated the academic and curatorial field of postwar and contemporary Japanese art in North America.

Alternative Visions: Liu Dan and Hiromitsu Morimoto

Gallery at Takashimaya, New York, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka, 1993–94

Alternative Visions presented the ink paintings of Chinese-born artist Liu Dan who was little-known at the time.

Yayoi Kusama

Center for International Contemporary Art (CICA), New York, 1989

Yayoi Kusama: A Retrospective was the first critical survey of the work of Yayoi Kusama presented anywhere in the world.

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