Starting from 1914
Our collection mainly consists of exhibitions from the: Exhibition space at the 8th floor during the period of Seibu Department Store in Ikebukuro, Seibu Museum, and Sezon Museum. The first encounter of Seibu Department Store and contemporary art was at the “Paul Klee” exhibition held at 1961. Collections over 500 pieces, historically started from the show of Man Ray in 1914, has lead to the works of the present. In 1990, held a large solo exhibiton of Man Ray, added “Modern Art” on the following year, and was renamed to Sezon Museum of Modern Art. Many historical works that are in deep relationship with the path of our muesum is being collected.
Man Ray《Le Couple》 (1914) ©MAN RAY TRUST / ADAGP, Paris & JASPER, Tokyo, 2016 C1132
Paul Klee《Arktische Tau》 (1920)
Wassily Kandinsky《Division-Unite》 (1934)
Wassily Kandinsky《Hart in Weich》 (1927)