Hope House Simon Fujiwara
October 31, 2020—March 13, 2021
Blaffer Art Museum, Houston

Hope House Simon Fujiwara

Exhibition view: Hope House, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, 2020 Photo © Sean Fleming

Press Release

Simon Fujiwara de-constructs the wistful human desire that underpins tourist attractions, historical icons, celebrities, “edutainment,” and neo-capitalism. In this seductive, if no less fraught arena, his work reveals the paradox of our simultaneous quest for fantasy and authenticity in the culture we consume. Hope House is an ongoing exhibition model built upon years of rigorous study into the legacy of Anne Frank (1929-1945). Since 2017 Fujiwara has been erecting life-scale replicas of the Anne Frank...
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