Tate Modern Performance

UNIQLO Tate Play Please Draw Freely

Please Draw Freely, situated outside in a woods a large wooden board is drawn on by two small children

Yoshihara Jirō, Please Draw Freely, 1956. Paint and marker on wood, approximately 200 x 450 x 3cm. Installation view: Outdoor Gutai Art Exhibition, Ashiya Park, Ashiya, 27 July – 4 August, 1956. 

Draw freely outside Tate Modern as a family

Please Draw Freely is a large free-standing board on which you are free to draw whatever and however you want! Join in and add to this collective artwork.

Created by Yoshihara Jirō in 1956, artists of all ages are welcome to draw, scribble, and sketch as part of this recreation of the original artwork outside Tate Modern. Yoshihara was the leader of the Gutai group of radical Japanese artists who wanted to change the world through painting, performance and children’s play.

Inside Tate modern's Turbine Hall, visit the Gutai-inspired artwork UNIQLO Tate Play: Mega Please Draw Freely by artist Ei Arakawa. You will be surrounded by giant pine tree sculptures in homage to the pine trees in Ashiya Park, where Please Draw Freely was first exhibited in 1956. If you want to visit the event inside Tate Modern, you'll need to book a free ticket for All Tate Modern Collections.

Inspired by the art and ideas at Tate Modern, our free activities and events continue throughout the year as part of UNIQLO Tate Play, offering families new ways to get creative playfully explore art together.

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Tate Modern

Riverside grass area, weather permitting

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24 July – 29 August 2021

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