Museum of Modern Art, Saitama - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Museum of Modern Art, Saitama. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Toshio Susukida Celebrates 55 Years as an Animator

    Toshio Susukida Celebrates 55 Years as an Animator

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    • Media: Animation
    • 2018-09-04 - 2018-09-09

    2018 marks Toshio Susukida’s 55th year as an animator and even past 70, he continues to remain active. Susukida’s animation is known for its unique characters, realism, and distinct movement and effects....More »

  • 10th Photo Circle Opto Photo Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2018-09-04 - 2018-09-09

    Venue: General Exhibition Room 2More »

  • 52nd Saitama Sanki-kai Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga
    • 2018-08-28 - 2018-09-02

    Galleries 2 and 3More »

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    Zen Show

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Photography - Performance Art
    • 2018-08-28 - 2018-09-02

    An open-call exhibition of zen-themed painting, calligraphy, illustration, and photography.More »

  • 22nd Saiyukai Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2018-08-21 - 2018-08-26

    Venue: General Exhibition Room 2More »

  • 52nd Saitama Peace Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2018-08-14 - 2018-08-19
  • The Olive Tree & Crear

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-08-07 - 2018-08-12

    Exhibiting watercolors, oil paintings, and other works.More »

  • Japan Watercolor Federation Saitama West Branch Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-08-07 - 2018-08-12

    Venue: Public Gallery 1 More »

  • Three Generations

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture
    • 2018-08-07 - 2018-08-12

    A family exhibition of photography, flower, art and origami.More »

  • poster for 2018 MOMAS Collection Part 2

    2018 MOMAS Collection Part 2

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga
    • 2018-07-14 - 2018-10-14

    This exhibition is divided into four selections. The first selection consists of works by cubist artist Pablo Picasso and surrealist Paul Delvaux, along with contemporary Japanese works. The second selection...More »

  • poster for Naoki Urasawa Exhibition

    Naoki Urasawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2018-07-07 - 2018-09-02

    Comic book artist and writer Naoki Urasawa has continued to mesmerize audiences with his amazing artistry and powerful storytelling in genres as diverse as sports, sci-fi, and mystery in works such as...More »

  • poster for Akihiko Asami “Fragments of Memory”

    Akihiko Asami “Fragments of Memory”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2018-04-17 - 2018-04-22
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    Modern Art Revisited

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-04-07 - 2018-05-20

    This exhibition showcases over 70 works of art from Europe, the US, and Japan from the collection of the Fukuoka Art Museum, currently undergoing renovation. From surrealism to post-war abstract to pop...More »

  • poster for A View of Prints: Trajectory of the Gendai Hanga Center

    A View of Prints: Trajectory of the Gendai Hanga Center

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2018-01-16 - 2018-03-25

    The Gendai Hanga Center in operation from 1974 to 1985 produced works that brought out the special qualities of the printmaking medium and cultivated a practice of collecting prints. More than 80 artists...More »

  • poster for Artist Project #2.02 Ken Kitano “Collecting the Lights”

    Artist Project #2.02 Ken Kitano “Collecting the Lights”

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2017-10-07 - 2017-12-10

    Ken Kitano is a photographer who focuses on themes such as “cities,” “nature,” and “humans.” In recent years, these themes have come to encompass the earth and the universe, as well as newborn babies....More »

  • poster for 2017 MOMAS Collection Part 3

    2017 MOMAS Collection Part 3

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Talks
    • 2017-10-07 - 2017-12-24

    Selections include Western and Japanese modernists like Pissarro and Ryusei Kishida, artworks depicting children, Nihonga from the Meiji and Taisho eras with a focus on the works of Tenju Emori, and portrayals...More »

  • poster for Tetsuro Komai “A Flâneur in the Dream”

    Tetsuro Komai “A Flâneur in the Dream”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2017-09-12 - 2017-10-09

    An exhibition for the leading postwar printmaker Tetsuro Komai.More »

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    MOMAS Collection Part 2

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2017-07-22 - 2017-10-01

    Exhibition introducing modern Western works of art as well as works of Japanese modern art, including pieces by painters such as Marc Chagall, who is known for his fantastical compositions, and Yasushi...More »

  • poster for Toshikatsu Endo: The Archeology of the Sacred

    Toshikatsu Endo: The Archeology of the Sacred

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2017-07-15 - 2017-08-31

    Influenced by the minimalism and Mono-ha movements that radically reexamined the principles of art in the 1960s and 1970s, the Japanese sculptor Toshikatsu Endo went beyond these foundations in the 1980s....More »

  • poster for Akihiko Asami “Kizuna: Bonds”

    Akihiko Asami “Kizuna: Bonds”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2017-04-25 - 2017-04-30

    The most interesting and unique thing in this world is our existence - the existence of human beings. Humans are made up of complex systems particular to the species, characterized through such things...More »

  • poster for MOMAS Collection Part 1

    MOMAS Collection Part 1

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Talks
    • 2017-04-22 - 2017-07-16

    Presenting masterpieces of modern Western art by artists such as Monet, modern Japanese painting including works by the influential Toyosaku Saito, and new collection acquisitions. These works offer a...More »

  • poster for The Botanical Illustrations of Keiga Kawahara from the Russian Academy of Sciences Library

    The Botanical Illustrations of Keiga Kawahara from the Russian Academy of Sciences Library

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2017-04-08 - 2017-05-21

    Presenting 125 botanical illustrations from the Russian Academy of Sciences Library by Keiga Kawahara, an Edo-period artist who introduced Japanese culture and horticulture to Europe at a time when travel...More »

  • poster for Posters of A.M. Cassandre: A Graphic Revolution

    Posters of A.M. Cassandre: A Graphic Revolution

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2017-02-11 - 2017-03-26

    France-based A.M. Cassandre (1901-1968) was one of the 20th century’s most influential graphic designers. The dynamic posters Cassandre created in the 1920s and 1930s were a highly innovative presence...More »

  • poster for Artist Project #2.01 Haruka Saito “We cannot exist in the world as we are if this undrinkable juice isn’t real”

    Artist Project #2.01 Haruka Saito “We cannot exist in the world as we are if this undrinkable juice isn’t real”

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Talks
    • 2017-02-11 - 2017-03-26

    Artist Project #2.0 is an exhibition program launched in 2016 that allows curators to recommend artists to present work in the hall of Museum of Modern Art, Saitama. Haruka Saito, recipient of a Tokyo...More »

  • poster for Cubism in Japan: Picasso’s Impact

    Cubism in Japan: Picasso’s Impact

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2016-11-23 - 2017-01-29

    At the dawn of the 20th century, Picasso and others developed Cubism, which geometrically dismantled and reconfigured its subjects. This revolutionary style was enthusiastically adopted by artists in prewar...More »

  • poster for New Vision Saitama 5 – The Emerging Body

    New Vision Saitama 5 – The Emerging Body

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Performance Art - Workshops - Talks
    • 2016-09-17 - 2016-11-14

    New Vision Saitama focuses on contemporary artists with ties to Saitama Prefecture with the aim of researching today’s art trends. Returning after five years, the fifth New Vision Saitama takes “the emerging...More »

  • poster for Akihiko Asami “Italy - Medieval Memory”

    Akihiko Asami “Italy - Medieval Memory”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2016-07-26 - 2016-07-31

    Working across the fields of architecture, furniture design, graphics, sculpture and essarys, Akihiko on this occasion presents and exhibition dedicated to photography.More »

  • poster for Yuji Takeoka “From a Pedestal into Space”

    Yuji Takeoka “From a Pedestal into Space”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2016-07-09 - 2016-09-04

    Yuji Takeoka (1946-) is a Düsseldorf-based, internationally active artist who took as his point of departure the pedestals on which sculptures are placed, producing works on this theme and developing a...More »

  • poster for Jacques Henri Lartigue “Grasping Moments of Happiness”

    Jacques Henri Lartigue “Grasping Moments of Happiness”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2016-04-05 - 2016-05-22

    From a young age, the French photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894–1986) considered the camera a “magic machine” capable of preserving moments of happiness he feared losing. His unique perspective...More »

  • poster for Naojiro Harada: Advocate of Western-Style Painting

    Naojiro Harada: Advocate of Western-Style Painting

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2016-02-11 - 2016-03-27

    Naojiro Harada (1863–1899) began learning French in childhood and gained exposure to Western culture at a young age. He studied oil painting under Yuichi Takahashi and enrolled in an art academy in Munich....More »

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    Travel and Art

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Talks
    • 2015-11-14 - 2016-01-31

    What is travel? A detachment from everyday life and movement to another land, gaining stimulation from the things encountered and sensing the diversity of the world. In order to recall this surprise and...More »

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    This is Amazing!

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2015-09-19 - 2015-11-03

    Artwork by people with mental illnesses and other disabilities is drawing increased attention in recent years in Japan and around the world. These artists may face obstacles or lack formal art education,...More »

  • poster for Commemorating the Reopening of MOMAS: The 2nd Term

    Commemorating the Reopening of MOMAS: The 2nd Term

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2015-07-18 - 2015-10-04

    An exhibition divided into four themes: “Modern Paintings and Sculptures: Reflection of Forms” This section introduces major modern paintings and sculptures in the collection, focusing on the expressions...More »

  • poster for Kinetic Art

    Kinetic Art

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Photography - Installation - Talks
    • 2015-07-04 - 2015-09-06

    Kinetic art is a work of art that moves. It may be machine operated, capable of transforming light and colors, or create optical illusions. This art form, which was popular in Europe in the 1950s and 1960s,...More »

  • poster for 2015 MOMAS Collection Part 1

    2015 MOMAS Collection Part 1

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2015-04-11 - 2015-07-12

    An exhibition of work from the 20th century masters of modern art including the work of Monet and Picasso is accompanied the Saitama landscape painting of Shoichiro Nushi. This is joined with an exhibition...More »

  • poster for Private, Private: From the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

    Private, Private: From the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2015-04-11 - 2015-05-24

    The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama opens again in April, 2015 following a period of renovations. For its reopening, MOMAS presents an exhibition informed by the word “private,” in both its intimate and...More »

  • poster for Tamamono in Kawagoe - From Monet to Yayoi Kusama

    Tamamono in Kawagoe - From Monet to Yayoi Kusama

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-01-24 - 2015-03-15

    The over 3200 piece strong collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama may be said to be a gift from our ancestors to following generations, a shared heritage for the people of Saitama. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Poster Design Exhibition

    Poster Design Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2014-12-23 - 2015-01-08

    Since its establishment in 1982 the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama has coordinated 5 exhibitions every year for which it has also created dedicated posters which capture the appeal of the show and the flavor...More »

  • poster for Museum of Modern Art, Saitama Collection in Fukaya

    Museum of Modern Art, Saitama Collection in Fukaya

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2014-10-07 - 2014-10-26

    Fukaya Municipal Cultural Hall presents an outstanding selection of paintings, sculptures, and other works from the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama’s collection. On display are pieces by Western masters...More »

  • poster for Legendary Houses in Postwar Japan— Provocative Houses, Introspective Houses

    Legendary Houses in Postwar Japan— Provocative Houses, Introspective Houses

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2014-07-05 - 2014-08-31

    Taking a look at housing, one of the three pillars of “clothing, food, shelter” integral to human livelihood, this exhibition focuses on single-family houses. From the postwar architecture of the 1950s...More »

  • poster for 2014 Second-Term Momas Collection Exhibiton

    2014 Second-Term Momas Collection Exhibiton

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2014-06-14 - 2014-08-31

    This exhibition is split into three themes: “The Artist’s Gaze: Modern French Painting as Seen by Maurice Denis”, “To See as if Reading: The Art of Shusaku Arakawa”, and “Research Program: On Settai Komura”....More »

  • poster for “Pablo Picasso - Ceramic Works”

    “Pablo Picasso - Ceramic Works”

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    • Media: Prints - Crafts
    • 2014-04-05 - 2014-05-18

    As part of the celebrations to mark 400 years of diplomatic relation between Japan and Spain the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama commemorates this anniversary with an exhibition of ceramic and print works...More »

  • poster for 2014 First Term MOMAS Collection Exhibiton

    2014 First Term MOMAS Collection Exhibiton

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2014-04-02 - 2014-06-08

    A four-part exhibition organized into the following themes: “Dozing in Light and Dreams”, “New Conversations with Trees”, “Colors of the Four Seasons: Focusing on Masterpieces of Nihonga Painting”, and...More »

  • poster for “Floating Design with Shiro Kuramata”

    “Floating Design with Shiro Kuramata”

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    • Media: Product
    • 2013-07-06 - 2013-09-01

    Softly curved furnishings. Transparent glass chairs drifting between truth and falsehood. The world of Shiro Kuramata(1934-1991) opens up our thinking towards design, and calls to us a dreamlike state...More »

  • poster for Makoto Takada Centennial “World of Makoto Takada: The Poetry of Pointillism”

    Makoto Takada Centennial “World of Makoto Takada: The Poetry of Pointillism”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-05-25 - 2013-09-01

    On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Japan Art Academy painter Makoto Takada, the museum presents a retrospective of works that represent its collection. Takada’s paintings brim with the poetry of...More »

  • poster for Humor and Realism

    Humor and Realism

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2013-05-25 - 2013-09-01

    Rediscover the charms of contemporary art with this exhibition of oddly funny and startlingly ultra-realistic works. [Image: Miho Akioka “Shadow in Sway” (1991)] [Related Event] Gallery Talk 8/18...More »

  • poster for Research Program: Eugène Delacroix

    Research Program: Eugène Delacroix

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-05-25 - 2013-09-01

    As a capstone to the recent research project on Eugène Delacroix, this exhibition considers the background and intentions of his painting, “Disciples et Saintes femmes relevant le corps de saint Étienne,”...More »

  • poster for Towns, People, Light

    Towns, People, Light

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-05-25 - 2013-09-01

    School of Paris western-style paintings by impressionists are combined with works representing modern Japan in this exhibition that expresses the soul of the museum’s collection. [Related Event] Gallery...More »

  • poster for Tamamono: From the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

    Tamamono: From the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-04-04 - 2013-05-19

    An exhibition unprecedented in size for MOMAS, highlighting the best of the museum's collection with around 1,000 works on display throughout the premises. From familiar masterpieces to rarely seen items,...More »

  • poster for Paul Delvaux Exhibition

    Paul Delvaux Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2013-01-22 - 2013-03-24

    Features the paintings of Belgian artist Paul Delvaux (1897-1994), famed for his dreamlike portraits of women.More »

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    Ben Shahn Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-11-17 - 2013-01-14

    Ben Shahn (1898–1969) was an American painter of Lithuanian Jewish heritage who worked in a stone etching workshop while studying art as a teenager. His works have consistently dealt with issues of racism,...More »

  • poster for "The 70s in Japan 1968–82" Exhibition

    "The 70s in Japan 1968–82" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Photography
    • 2012-09-15 - 2012-11-11

    This exhibition takes a retrospective look back at art, design, architecture, photography, theater, music and manga in Japan during a fertile period marked by the restlessness of the students riots and...More »

  • poster for 2012 MOMAS Collection Part Two: Special 30th Anniversary Exhibition

    2012 MOMAS Collection Part Two: Special 30th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2012-07-14 - 2012-10-14

    On display are modern paintings by Monet, Pissarro and other Ecole de Paris artists, modern sculpture as well as works by Japanese artists with links to Saitama. [Image: Camille Pissarro, "Girl Tending...More »

  • poster for "Ultraman Art!" Exhibition

    "Ultraman Art!" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2012-07-07 - 2012-09-02

    The Ultraman and Ultra Seven series, featuring heroes and monsters designed by sculptor Toru Narita and painter Ryosaku Takayama, also gave birth to a series of contemporary artworks inspired by detailed...More »

  • "MOMAS Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2012-04-19 - 2012-07-08

    Includes drawings, oil paintings and sculptures by Yayoi Kusama, as well as paintings and prints by other artists.More »

  • poster for Yayoi Kusama "Eternity of Eternal Eternity"

    Yayoi Kusama "Eternity of Eternal Eternity"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2012-04-14 - 2012-05-20

    This exhibition showcases new paintings and sculptures that have not been previously exhibited, illustrating new directions in Kusama's art since the turn of the 21st century.More »

  • poster for Akira Shimizu + Tatsumi Yoshino Exhibition

    Akira Shimizu + Tatsumi Yoshino Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation - Talks
    • 2012-02-11 - 2012-03-25

    The two artists participated in the anti-art movement of the Sixties and since then have been pursuing their own idiosyncratic styles. Akira Shimizu began to look into internality after his encounter with...More »

  • "MOMAS Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Crafts
    • 2012-01-07 - 2012-04-15

    Features selections from the museum's collection on the themes of water, greenery and light. There will be nihonga and ceramics with motifs of New Year (Oshougatsu), plum and cherry blossom flowers, as...More »

  • poster for "Henri Le Sidaner: The Painter Who Loved Roses and Moonlight" Exhibition

    "Henri Le Sidaner: The Painter Who Loved Roses and Moonlight" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-11-12 - 2012-02-05

    Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939) depicted rose gardens, sunlight filtering through leaves, garden furniture, and the dying light of the day glowing through windows. His sentimental works are enjoyed by viewers...More »

  • "MOMAS Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Performance Art
    • 2011-10-08 - 2011-12-25

    Features selections from the permanent collection, including from Monet, Picasso, Fujita and more. It is organized along four themes: French and Japanese modern art; what can be seen and what is not seen;...More »

  • poster for "100th Birth Anniversary, Q Ei Retrospective" Exhibition

    "100th Birth Anniversary, Q Ei Retrospective" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-09-10 - 2011-11-06

    Commemorating the 100th birth anniversary of artist Q Ei (born Hideo Sugita, 1911-1960), this large-scale retrospective introduces visitors to this seminal figure of modern Japanese art. Based on the results...More »

  • "MOMAS Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2011-07-16 - 2011-10-02

    Works from the collection that explore the functions and reverberations of "ether"; artworks inspired by the theme of time; and new acquisitions from 2010.More »

  • poster for "A Fateful Journey: Africa in the Works of El Anatsui" Exhibition

    "A Fateful Journey: Africa in the Works of El Anatsui" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Talks
    • 2011-07-02 - 2011-08-28

    Now based in Nigeria, the Ghanaian artist El Anatsui (born 1944) is known for his stunning, glittering textile installations embroidered with metal bottle caps and other scrap-like materials. This large-scale...More »

  • "MOMAS Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2011-04-23 - 2011-07-10

    Modern painting and sculpture, prints by Yoko Yamamoto, paintings by artists from Saitama, and metalwork by Mitsuo Masuda.More »

  • poster for "Art Brut Japonais" Exhibition

    "Art Brut Japonais" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2011-04-09 - 2011-05-15

    This is a homecoming of sorts for the "Art Brut Japonais" exhibition held in 2010 at the Halle Saint Pierre in Paris, an institution with a strong track record of working with "outside artists" with no...More »

  • poster for "New Vision Saitama" Exhibition

    "New Vision Saitama" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2011-01-29 - 2011-03-21

    New Vision Saitama focuses on the recent work of young promising artists selected by a panel of curators. [Image: Kyoichi Higuchi (2008)]More »

  • poster for "MOMAS Collection" Exhibition

    "MOMAS Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-01-22 - 2011-04-17

    [Image: Jules Pascin, "Sleeping Nude Woman" (1928)]More »

  • poster for Shoji Ueda Exhibition

    Shoji Ueda Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-12-18 - 2011-01-23

    2010 marks the 10th death anniversary of photographer Shoji Ueda. This is his first large-scale traveling exhibition in Japan, showcasing around 200 works from his entire career including the sand dune...More »

  • "MOMAS Collection Part Three" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-10-23 - 2011-01-16

    This exhibition consists of four sections:: "Western Art from Impressionism to Picasso" "New Acquisitions 2009" "Renowned Works of Japanese Nihonga" "Experiments in Music"More »

  • Andrew Wyeth Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-09-25 - 2010-12-12

    American artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2000) was a "painter of the people" who depicted the land and the people around him. This exhibition showcases pieces from the Wyeth collection of Marunuma Art Park for...More »

  • "MOMAS Collection Part Two" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2010-07-17 - 2010-10-17

    Works depicting light; the moon, stars and universe; chairs from the museum collection; and avant-garde ceramics.More »

  • "Swinging London: The 50s and 60s" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Product
    • 2010-07-10 - 2010-09-12

    The 1950s and 60s in England saw the birth of a new urban culture, full of fashion and industrially-produced products that even teenagers could get their hands on - Beatles records, Mod fashion, miniskirts...More »

  • 60th Prefectural Exhibition "Saitama Art"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2010-05-25 - 2010-06-16

    On display are nihonga and Western-style paintings, sculptures, crafts, calligraphy and photography submitted to an open call for works.More »

  • "MOMAS Collection Part One" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2010-04-24 - 2010-07-11

    On display are works divided into 4 exhibitions: "Modern Painting and Sculpture", "Saitama Artists"; The Dawn of Modern Nihonga: from Gaho Hashimoto to Taikan and Kanzan"; and "Prints and Sketches by Sculptors"....More »

  • poster for Yoko Yamamoto "Girls in Wonderland"

    Yoko Yamamoto "Girls in Wonderland"

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    • Media: Illustration - Prints
    • 2010-04-07 - 2010-05-16

    Yoko Yamamoto is an artist and illustrator who works primarily with copperplate engravings. Her finely detailed and delicately colored work, which has been used for book illustrations, picture books and...More »

  • poster for "Impressionist Prints" Exhibition

    "Impressionist Prints" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-02-20 - 2010-03-28

    Today, the French Impressionists like Renoir, Pissarro and Manet are known for bringing innovative approaches to light and color into the world of painting in the latter half of the 19th century. Although...More »

  • poster for "Settai Komura and His Times" Exhibition

    "Settai Komura and His Times" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2009-12-15 - 2010-02-14

    Settai Komura is one of the most representative painters of the pre-war flourishing of popular culture. On view is his diverse body of work: paintings, prints, illustrations for books and magazine and...More »

  • poster for "Russian Dream 1917-1937" Exhibition

    "Russian Dream 1917-1937" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Photography - Product
    • 2009-10-10 - 2009-12-06

    The artistic revolution of the Russian Avant-garde of the 1910s overlapped with the nation's dream in the 1917 Russian revolution. Dreaming of a new form of society, artists went beyond painting and sculpture...More »

  • "MOMAS Collection Part 2" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2009-07-25 - 2009-10-18

    "L' Ecole de Paris and its times" Paintings by artists who father in the capital of art Paris between the 2 world wars. "The visible and the invisible" Sculptures by Toshikatsu Endo, Kishio Suga,...More »

  • poster for Hidetoshi Nagasawa "Dove tende aurora"

    Hidetoshi Nagasawa "Dove tende aurora"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2009-07-18 - 2009-09-23

    Hidetoshi Nagasawa is an internationally renowned sculptor based in Italy. His works fundamentally reexamine the relationship between form and image, time and space, the visible and invisible. At times...More »

  • poster for Jan Fabre "Orgy of Tolerance"

    Jan Fabre "Orgy of Tolerance"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2009-06-26 - 2009-06-28

    Artist of idiosyncratic genius, Jan Fabre, breaks new ground with his latest theater performance. Interest in Fabre continues to grow internationally as exemplified by his solo exhibition at the Louvre...More »

  • The 59th Prefectural Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Sculpture
    • 2009-05-26 - 2009-06-17

    Works by artists of all types (nihonga, yoga, sculpture, calligraphy, photography) are on display.More »

  • "MOMAS Collection Part 1" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2009-04-25 - 2009-07-20

    "Modern Painting and Sculpture" Paintings by Andre Derain, Maurice Denis, and Paul Delvaux as well as sculptures by François-Auguste-René Rodin, Antoine Bourdelle and Aristide Maillol. "2008 New Acquisitions"...More »

  • poster for "Let's go to the Museum! - Enjoying Modern Art with Dick Bruna"

    "Let's go to the Museum! - Enjoying Modern Art with Dick Bruna"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2009-04-04 - 2009-05-17

    Dick Bruna is one of the Netherlands' most renowned graphic designers and the creator of Miffy the rabbit. Bruna's picture book "Miffy at the Gallery" tells the story of Miffy's visit with her parents...More »

  • poster for "Russian Avant-Garde" Exhibition

    "Russian Avant-Garde" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-02-07 - 2009-03-22

    In the early 20th century, Russia was full of energy that was ready to explode. The society had grown discontent with the imperial government, and waited for a revolution. Young artists were vehemently...More »

  • Permanent Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-01-22 - 2009-04-19

    "Modern Painting - France and Japan" From the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama. "Yasushi Tanaka Exhibition - Works from the Days in Seattle" A retrospective exhibition of painter Yasushi...More »

  • poster for "Challenges of Urban Architecture - Design and Engineering of Construction Companies" Exhibition

    "Challenges of Urban Architecture - Design and Engineering of Construction Companies" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2008-11-14 - 2009-01-25

    Large construction projects in urban areas play a significant role in developing social spaces which help to compose the cityscape. With advancements in engineering technology and creative design today,...More »

  • "Permanent Collection Part 3" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2008-10-23 - 2009-01-08

    "Where Paintings are From: Selected Masterpieces From Monet to Picasso" This exhibition focuses on places like Giverny and Eragny, where masterpieces were created. "Relax Garden" Like a moment...More »

  • poster for "Arts & Crafts: Movement in the UK and USA" Exhibition

    "Arts & Crafts: Movement in the UK and USA" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts - Talks
    • 2008-09-13 - 2008-11-03

    The Arts and Crafts movement had a dramatic influence on the craft and design scene in the last century. In response to the commercialism of the decorative arts, Arts and Crafts pioneer William Morris...More »

  • "Permanent Collection Part 2" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2008-07-17 - 2008-10-19

    "Western Art - Impressionism to Delvaux" Works by Impressionist painters such as Monet and Pissaro, as well as Picasso and Delvaux. "Bewildering Landscapes" From works consisting of mirroring images...More »

  • poster for Suma Maruki Exhibition

    Suma Maruki Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2008-07-05 - 2008-08-31

    Suma Maruki (1875-1956) began painting after she turned 70, and for the 11 years until she passed away at the age of 81, she created more than 700 works. She was encouraged to start painting by her sun...More »

  • "58th Prefectural Exhibition"

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Photography - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2008-05-27 - 2008-06-18

    Painting, sculpture, craft, calligraphy, and photography works submitted through a public open call will be on display.More »

  • poster for "Permanent Collection Part I" Exhibition

    "Permanent Collection Part I" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Product
    • 2008-04-22 - 2008-07-13

    - "Recently Donated Modern Nihon-ga from the Okuma Collection" Including 10 masterpieces by Taikan Yokoyama, a total of 47 works from the Okuma Collection are on display. The exhibition is divided into...More »

  • poster for "The Beautiful World of Western Printmaking - Wandering in the Microcosm of Paper" Exhibition

    "The Beautiful World of Western Printmaking - Wandering in the Microcosm of Paper" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-05-18

    The history of European printmaking goes back to the later 14th century. Woodcuts are the earliest printmaking technique, and from as early as the 15th century, copperplates began to be used to create...More »

  • poster for Morikazu Kumagai Exhibition

    Morikazu Kumagai Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Talks
    • 2008-02-02 - 2008-03-23

    "People often asks me what I want to do now or what I hope for, but there's nothing especially, except that I'd want to live longer if I could," Morikazu Kumagaya said at the age of 91. He was born in...More »

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    Permanent Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2008-01-24 - 2008-04-13

    - "Challenge for the Visual Senses - from the Modern to Contemporary" Works by Picasso, Delvaux, Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, and others are on view. - "Research Program 'Edo Modern by Settai Komura'" Settai...More »

  • poster for "New Vision Saitama III" Exhibition

    "New Vision Saitama III" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2007-12-26 - 2008-01-27

    Museum of Modern Art, Saitama presents the third exhibition of "New Vision Saitama," featuring seven Saitama-based emerging artists each selected by seven of the museum's curators. The selected artists...More »

  • poster for "Rural Song - Nature and People as Seen in Contemporary Painting" Exhibition

    "Rural Song - Nature and People as Seen in Contemporary Painting" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-10-27 - 2007-12-16

    This exhibition brings together works on theme of nature and man in rural life by painters in the Barbizon school and Impressionist such as Millet, Monet, and Pissarro, as well as Japanese painters Chu...More »

  • Permanent Collection Part 3 Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2007-10-04 - 2008-01-20

    "25th Anniversary Exhibition from Museum Collection" This exhibition gives an overview of the museum collection including nihon-ga, modern, and contemporary art. "Muse Forum - MoMAS Art Station!" The...More »

  • poster for Cang Xin + Zhu Ming "Art, Body, Interaction 2"

    Cang Xin + Zhu Ming "Art, Body, Interaction 2"

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    • Media: Talks - Performance Art
    • 2007-07-21 - 2007-07-21

    This symposium addresses questions of where art is created and the ways in which we look at it. Two Chinese artists have been invited to hold performances that will engage with viewers as a form of dialogue,...More »

  • poster for "Line, Sign, Letter - Experiments with Books" Exhibition

    "Line, Sign, Letter - Experiments with Books" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Installation
    • 2007-07-20 - 2007-09-30

    The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama attempts to create a new type of exhibition based on its permanent collection, breaking out of the ordinary notion of permanent collection exhibitions. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Teshigahara "A Trace of Endless Borders"

    Hiroshi Teshigahara "A Trace of Endless Borders"

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    • Media: Graphics - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2007-07-14 - 2007-10-08

    This is a retrospective exhibition of Hiroshi Teshigahara (1927-2001) who worked in various media from film, ceramic, calligraphy, landscape architecture, to installation using bamboo. He was born in the...More »

  • 57th Prefectural Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Photography - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2007-05-29 - 2007-06-20

    This exhibition includes a wide range of works selected from an open call for submissions. The entire gallery space (from the basement to the third floor) is filled with art. More »

  • poster for "Tatsuhiko Shibusawa: Museum of Illusions" Exhibition

    "Tatsuhiko Shibusawa: Museum of Illusions" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2007-04-07 - 2007-05-20

    This exhibition is held in commemoration of French novelist, and art writer Tatsuhiko Shibusawa (1928-1987). In the literature world, Shibusawa is known for his translation of works by the Marquis de Sade...More »

  • poster for ”Surrealism" Exhibition

    ”Surrealism" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-02-21 - 2007-03-25

    This exhibition focusses on Surrealism, the revolutionary art movement of the 20th century, featuring 30 artists from the period. The exhibition consists of four chapters with an introduction; "Beyond...More »

  • poster for "Paris, Enchanted Capital of Art: Ecole de Paris and the Japanese Artists" Exhibition

    "Paris, Enchanted Capital of Art: Ecole de Paris and the Japanese Artists" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-01-06 - 2007-02-12

    Paris at the beginning of the 20th century saw artists from all over the world honing their crafts. This exhibition focuses on the exchange between artists of the Ecole de Paris, such as Modigliani and...More »

  • poster for Permanent Collection - Season Three

    Permanent Collection - Season Three

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2006-10-19 - 2007-01-28

    The exhibition will have four categories: - Modern paintings and sculptures - Contemporary art - resonating colors and shapes - Photogram - photographs without cameras - Research Program: Tracing...More »

  • poster for "The Art Museum Dreams of the Cretaceous Period" Exhibition

    "The Art Museum Dreams of the Cretaceous Period" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2006-10-07 - 2006-12-24

    The Cretaceous Period is usually thought to have no relation to the art world. Recently however, the lines between art and other fields have become blurred, and the gap between museums of natural science...More »

  • poster for Toshiya Motai's Challenge: Landscapes, Windows, Paintings

    Toshiya Motai's Challenge: Landscapes, Windows, Paintings

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Talks
    • 2006-07-21 - 2006-10-15

    Toshiya Motai combined works from the museum's collection with his own to create an exhibition that rediscovers the beauty of landscapes. Selected works include oil paintings by Claude Monet and Ryusei...More »

  • Mandala Exhibition: The Buddahs of Tibet and Nepal

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    • Media: Painting - Performance Art
    • 2006-07-08 - 2006-09-24

    This exhibition explores the significance of mandalas in the contemporary world. A mandala is a generic term for any plan or geometric pattern which represents a microcosm of the universe from the human...More »

  • 56th Saitama Prefecture Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2006-05-30 - 2006-06-21

    Works by the residents of Saitama Prefecture will be displayed on all floors.More »

  • poster for Horst Janssen "Eyes Towards Hokusai"

    Horst Janssen "Eyes Towards Hokusai"

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2006-04-05 - 2006-05-21

    To celebrate Germany Year in Japan, the work of Horst Janssen (1929-95) and his connections with Hokusai Katsushita will be introduced. Janssen's deformed drawings and prints of portraits, self-portraits,...More »

  • poster for I Paint What I Hate and I Paint What I Love

    I Paint What I Hate and I Paint What I Love

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-02-11 - 2006-03-26

    Ben Shahn (1898-1969) is a representative painter of the American art from the 1930's until the 1960's. Born in a Jewish family in Kaunas, Lithuania, he moved with his family to New York at age 8. At 13,...More »

  • poster for The Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent

    The Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2005-10-29 - 2005-12-25

    Ghent is situated 50 km from Belgium capitol Brussels and the Medieval influence is still maintained. The Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent was established in 1798 and is one of the oldest museums in Belgium....More »

  • poster for The Curator's Point of View - Point and Net

    The Curator's Point of View - Point and Net

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2005-07-27 - 2005-10-30

    This special program tries to approach the museum's permanent collection from a unique perspective by setting an independent theme, attempting an original combination of works of art, and showing them...More »

  • poster for House Collection: 2nd Phase

    House Collection: 2nd Phase

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2005-07-27 - 2005-10-30

    Four concurrent exhibitions of pieces selected from the museum's permanent collections are held: -Landscape paintings from Japan and the West. -Curators' eyes: Dots and Nets -Drawings and prints by...More »

  • poster for 300% Spanish Design / Fashion and Spanish Culture

    300% Spanish Design / Fashion and Spanish Culture

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    • Media: Graphics - Fashion - Product
    • 2005-07-16 - 2005-10-10

    This event aims to highlight the relationships between Spain and its design culture through two concurrent exhibitions. "300% Spanish Design" follows the modern history of products and graphic design...More »

  • Saitama Museum of Modern Art Permanent Exhibition 4th Period

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2005-02-02 - 2005-04-24

    “Still Life: Universe on the Table” Infinite imagination is devoted to stills, as can be seen in the works of Picasso and Tamayo. “World of Makoto Takada: The Poetry of Pointillism” The colorful and...More »

  • poster for Chair Design:  The Birth of Japanese "Za" and the Future

    Chair Design: The Birth of Japanese "Za" and the Future

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    • Media: Product
    • 2005-01-29 - 2005-03-27

    Chairs are like people. They are shaped in accordance with our act ‘to sit’, and support us in the home, at school, at work, in public – every conceivable environment. Many types of chairs are available...More »

  • poster for Kurata Hakuyo Exhibition

    Kurata Hakuyo Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2004-11-03 - 2005-01-16

    “Make sure nothing is shaken off…” Hakuyo Kurata is known for the scrupulous depiction of ‘everyday scenery’, like vibrant trees and cloudless skies. This exhibition recollects his artistic career through...More »

  • poster for Saitama Museum of Modern Art Permanent Exhibition 3rd Period

    Saitama Museum of Modern Art Permanent Exhibition 3rd Period

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2004-10-20 - 2005-01-30

    “Selected Collection – From Monet to Picasso” Representative Western Works from the Collection. “World of Morikazu Kumagai – Bad Painting is Painting Nonetheless” An exploration of the unique and simplified...More »

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    The Man Ray exhibition -

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    • Media: Photography - Painting
    • 2004-09-11 - 2004-10-27

    This exhibition introduces and give the opportunity to explore mysterious world of the Man Ray through 300 pieces of drawings, objects, prints, photographs, and etc.More »

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