Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo - Past Events

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

  • poster for Tokyo Art Book Fair 2019

    Tokyo Art Book Fair 2019

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    • Media: Graphics - Drawing - Photography - Prints
    • 2019-07-12 - 2019-07-15

    The Tokyo Art Book Fair (TABF) launched in 2009 as Japan’s first book fair dedicated to art publications. 2019 signals the 10th year of the fair, and for this year’s event it will be relocating to the...More »

  • poster for Weavers of Worlds - A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern/Contemporary Art

    Weavers of Worlds - A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern/Contemporary Art

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2019-03-29 - 2019-06-16

    This exhibition will survey the Japanese art of the past 100 years, from the 1910s to 2010s, through works mainly in the museum’s collection. Its aim to show how the artists, by taking a discerning critical...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection: Pleased to Meet You. New Acquisitions in Recent Years

    MOT Collection: Pleased to Meet You. New Acquisitions in Recent Years

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Nihonga - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2019-03-29 - 2019-06-16

    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo holds some 5,400 pieces in its collection, which spans the modern and contemporary periods with a focus on art of the postwar years. MOT regularly features the works...More »

  • poster for MoT Collection - Collection Ongoing

    MoT Collection - Collection Ongoing

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Prints - Installation - Talks
    • 2016-03-05 - 2016-05-29

    Each term, the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT) selects around 100 artworks from its collection of some 4,800 pieces for display in its permanent exhibition, the “MOT Collection.” In this way, MOT...More »

  • poster for Pixar: 30 Years of Animation

    Pixar: 30 Years of Animation

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Drawing - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2016-03-05 - 2016-05-29

    In 1986, John Lasseter, Ed Catmull and Steve Jobs founded Pixar Animation Studios in California, U.S.A. It has been 30 years since then - an epic period of time in which the studio has enjoyed much success...More »

  • poster for MOT Annual 2016 Loose Lips Save Ships

    MOT Annual 2016 Loose Lips Save Ships

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2016-03-05 - 2016-05-29

    The MOT Annual is an exhibition that introduces the latest trends in contemporary art created by young Japanese artists. The upcoming 14th edition in this series will feature the Artists’ Guild, introducing...More »

  • poster for Yoko Ono “From My Window”

    Yoko Ono “From My Window”

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Photography
    • 2015-11-08 - 2016-02-14

    For sixty years, Yoko Ono (1933-) has freely worked across numerous fields, connecting disparate nodes and producing new creative circuits among people and media. Although Ono has usually been discussed...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Art Meeting VI— “Tokyo” Sensing the Cultural Magma of the Metropolis

    Tokyo Art Meeting VI— “Tokyo” Sensing the Cultural Magma of the Metropolis

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Fashion - Video and Film - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2015-11-07 - 2016-02-14

    What kind of image does Tokyo present as a cultural center as it prepares to hold the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020? Externally, its digitalized, commercialized culture is difficult to grasp, resembling...More »

  • poster for An Art Exhibition for Children - Whose Place is This?

    An Art Exhibition for Children - Whose Place is This?

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2015-07-18 - 2015-10-12

    Kicking off the kids’ summer holidays with a collection of works which prompt parents and children to think about the problems confronting the society in which we live. Guided by four artists/collectives-Jurgen...More »

  • poster for Motoko Nagatsuka + Sunchi Yamaza & Funyakura “mi ni mu m”

    Motoko Nagatsuka + Sunchi Yamaza & Funyakura “mi ni mu m”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2015-07-18 - 2015-09-13

    The artist Motoco Nagatsuka, who passed away in 2013, left behind an atelier filled with small objects captured on camera by her partner Soonchee. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo’s Content Restaurant...More »

  • poster for Oscar Niemeyer “The Man Who Built Brasilia”

    Oscar Niemeyer “The Man Who Built Brasilia”

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    • Media: Photography - Architecture - Video and Film
    • 2015-07-18 - 2015-10-12

    This will be the first major Japanese retrospective exhibition of one of Brazil’s leading architects, Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012). In addition to winning numerous architectural awards for his unique buildings...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection  Postwar Art in Close-Up

    MOT Collection Postwar Art in Close-Up

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2015-07-18 - 2015-10-12

    MOT’s 20th anniversary year, 2015, also marks 70 years since the end of World War II. In commemoration, the MOT Collection this time looks at “Postwar Art in Close-Up.” In its first permanent exhibition...More »

  • poster for The Railway Series Thomas & Friends

    The Railway Series Thomas & Friends

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2015-07-18 - 2015-10-12

    Thomas the Tank Engine’ enjoys great popularity in Japan, but its origins date back to a picture book first published in the U.K. in 1945. Beloved in many countries around the world, the ‘Thomas the Tank...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Wonder Wall 2015

    Tokyo Wonder Wall 2015

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2015-06-06 - 2015-06-28

    Tokyo Wonder Wall began in 2000 with the aim of spreading the creativity of the next generation of young artists from Tokyo to the world. In conjunction with Tokyo Wonder Site’s program supporting and...More »

  • poster for Sayoko Yamaguchi “Wearing the Future”

    Sayoko Yamaguchi “Wearing the Future”

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Fashion - Media Arts - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2015-04-11 - 2015-06-28

    This exhibition brings together two elements centering around the figure of performer and supermodel Sayoko Yamaguchi, namely an archive of the icon herself and her unique ability to break through genres...More »

  • poster for Time of Others

    Time of Others

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2015-04-11 - 2015-06-28

    In this exhibition of 20 young artists from across the Asia Pacific region our ability to renew our perspective upon “Asia” is called into question, seeking not the “commonality” amongst difference but...More »

  • poster for “Artists as the dweller” Talk session

    “Artists as the dweller” Talk session

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2015-02-21 - 2015-02-22

    Taking on the theme of art and life, this two day talk event brings together panel discussions on systems, education, politics, economy and production, with an opportunity for free debate and chance to...More »

  • poster for Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection Collection Becoming

    Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection Collection Becoming

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2015-01-24 - 2015-06-28

    This exhibition will present a multifaceted introduction of the origins and characteristics of the MOT Collection, using reference materials and works from the collection. In addition to looking back at...More »

  • poster for Kishio Suga “Situated Latency”

    Kishio Suga “Situated Latency”

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2015-01-24 - 2015-03-22

    Kishio Suga (1944- ) is one of the leading artists of the Monoha movement that flourished in the years around 1970. Using stone, wood and sheet metal, the installations he creates within a space consist...More »

  • poster for Gabriel Orozco “Inner Cycles”

    Gabriel Orozco “Inner Cycles”

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2015-01-24 - 2015-05-10

    Gabriel Orozco (born Mexico, 1962) is known for works that manipulate existing objects or rules to transform them into something else, such his ‘Ping-Pond Table’, in which two table tennis tables have...More »

  • poster for Constellations: Practices for Unseen Connections/ Discoveries

    Constellations: Practices for Unseen Connections/ Discoveries

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2015-01-24 - 2015-03-22

    In the same way that ancient peoples looked up at the night skies and linked together the stars they saw there to create the constellations, so we freely link meaning with what appear to be random things,...More »

  • poster for Michel Gondry “Around Michel Gondry’s World”

    Michel Gondry “Around Michel Gondry’s World”

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2014-09-27 - 2015-01-04

    The video artist/film director Michel Gondory is acclaimed worldwide for his inventive visual style and outstanding work in music videos and feature films but also for his ‘Home Movie Factory’. Since 2008,...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Art Meeting (V) Seeking New Genealogies- Bodies/ Leaps/ Traces

    Tokyo Art Meeting (V) Seeking New Genealogies- Bodies/ Leaps/ Traces

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Media Arts - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2014-09-27 - 2015-01-04

    The Tokyo Art Meeting explores new possibilities through the coming together of expressions from a variety of fields and contemporary art. This exhibition, which is the fifth in the series, welcomes Mansai...More »

  • poster for Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection Exhibition “Contacts”

    Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection Exhibition “Contacts”

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    • Media: Photography - Architecture - Talks
    • 2014-09-27 - 2015-01-04

    MOT presents the second of three special collection exhibitions marking its twentieth anniversary. A wide range of art including Nihonga painting and architecture are among the collection works that have...More »

  • poster for Wonderful World

    Wonderful World

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Talks
    • 2014-07-12 - 2014-08-31

    “Wonderful World” is an exhibition that can be enjoyed by everyone, from infants to adults. Five contemporary artists have taken motifs that are both familiar and interesting to children — fruit, trains,...More »

  • poster for Mission [Space X Art] -Beyond Cosmologies

    Mission [Space X Art] -Beyond Cosmologies

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts
    • 2014-06-07 - 2014-08-31

    In the second decade of the twenty-first century both outer space, into which research and development progresses, and artists’ expressions of inner space are rapidly expanding/converging to constitute...More »

  • poster for Twentieth Anniversary MOT Special Collection “Chronicle 1995–”

    Twentieth Anniversary MOT Special Collection “Chronicle 1995–”

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2014-06-07 - 2014-08-31

    To commemorate its twentieth anniversary in fiscal year 2014, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo will hold special exhibitions divided into three stages. 1995, when the museum first opened its doors,...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Wonder Wall 2014

    Tokyo Wonder Wall 2014

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Art Competition
    • 2014-06-07 - 2014-06-29

    Tokyo Wonder Wall was launched in May 2000 with the aims of turning the walls of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building into a space for presenting works by young creators and disseminating cultural...More »

  • poster for Reggio Emilia, Italy’s Approach to Creative Education— International Schools and Nurseries

    Reggio Emilia, Italy’s Approach to Creative Education— International Schools and Nurseries

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2014-05-11 - 2014-05-11

    A lecture series and symposium on the city of Reggio Emilia, Italy’s approach to creative childhood education. The city’s renowned practice of using art in education is described in detail. The event will...More »

  • poster for “The Marvelous Real - Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Art from The MUSAC Collection - “

    “The Marvelous Real - Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Art from The MUSAC Collection - “

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2014-02-15 - 2014-05-11

    As part of a series of events to commemorate 400 years since the Keicho diplomatic mission from Japan to Spain, the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo presents an exhibition featuring the works of 27 artists...More »

  • poster for “MOT Annual 2014 - Fragments - Incomplete Beginnings - “

    “MOT Annual 2014 - Fragments - Incomplete Beginnings - “

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2014-02-15 - 2014-05-11

    Offering up new angles from which to perceive reality in an exposition of leading trends in contemporary art observed through the work of young Japanese artists, the ‘MOT Annual 2014’ centers around the...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection “Part 1: Our Ninety Years: 1923-2013” “Part 2: Chronicle 1966-  Expanded Vision”

    MOT Collection “Part 1: Our Ninety Years: 1923-2013” “Part 2: Chronicle 1966- Expanded Vision”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2014-02-15 - 2014-05-11

    Part one of this exhibition, located on the first floor, is entitled “Our 90 Years: 1923-2013.” Through representative works in the museum’s collection, the exhibition looks at the creative endeavors of...More »

  • poster for Tokujin Yoshioka “Crystallize”

    Tokujin Yoshioka “Crystallize”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-10-03 - 2014-01-19

    Tokujin Yoshioka has gained international acclaim through an artistic practice which crosses between art, design and architecture. This exhibition offers the first opportunity to appreciate a range of...More »

  • poster for Bunny Smash - design to touch the world

    Bunny Smash - design to touch the world

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • 2013-10-03 - 2014-01-19

    As the society of the 21st century becomes ever more complex, design must also undergo significant change. Rather than a design which pursues the ever-consumed “new”, a design which aims to change awareness...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection “Part 1 - Our Ninety Years: 1923-2013” “Part 2 - Acts of Sculpture-Use, Capture, Create “

    MOT Collection “Part 1 - Our Ninety Years: 1923-2013” “Part 2 - Acts of Sculpture-Use, Capture, Create “

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-10-03 - 2014-01-19

    Part One (first floor) “Our 90 Years: 1923-2013” - Key works in the museum’s collection, offer insight into the creative endeavors of artists in the 90 years since the Great Kanto Earthquake and consider...More »

  • poster for “MOT Collection :  From Me to You - Close but Distant Journeys-”

    “MOT Collection : From Me to You - Close but Distant Journeys-”

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2013-06-29 - 2013-09-08

    Even if you are just planning to stay in Tokyo this summer holiday, the MOT Collection allows you to embark upon a journey through which you might encounter something new and different. Here visitors may...More »

  • poster for The Power of Manga: Osamu Tezuka and  Shotaro Ishinomori

    The Power of Manga: Osamu Tezuka and Shotaro Ishinomori

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2013-06-29 - 2013-09-08

    Dreams, hope, courage….the “power of manga” has the ability to move us in numerous ways. Manga has now come to reach a point of a globally conquering form of culture and it would not be an exaggeration...More »

  • poster for Ghosts, Underpants and Stars―A Place Where Children Can be Children

    Ghosts, Underpants and Stars―A Place Where Children Can be Children

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2013-06-29 - 2013-09-08

    This summer-holiday exhibition aimed mainly at infants and primary school children, breaks the normal, staid rules of the museum, such as ‘Don’t Run’, ‘Don’t Touch’ or ‘Keep Quiet’, to provide a place...More »

  • poster for Francis Alÿs Exhibition “Gibraltar Focus”

    Francis Alÿs Exhibition “Gibraltar Focus”

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2013-06-29 - 2013-09-08

    Charging into a tornado kicking up swirls of dust with a hand-held camera, pushing a huge block of ice around the streets of Mexico City from morning till night until it melts, Francis Alÿs (b. 1959) takes...More »

  • poster for Yuki Katsura "A Fable"

    Yuki Katsura "A Fable"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-04-06 - 2013-06-09

    Yuki Katsura’s first comprehensive solo exhibition in Tokyo with 400 pieces from representative works to those never before exhibited. Creatively active for 60 years, Katsura made cork and cloth collages,...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection “We Are 90: 1923-2013 - Afterimages of Tomorrow”

    MOT Collection “We Are 90: 1923-2013 - Afterimages of Tomorrow”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-04-06 - 2013-06-09

    We are constantly coming into contact with “images” inside and outside of ourselves that come in many shapes and forms. Whether they take the shape of pictures, movies, photos or are perhaps formless and...More »

  • poster for Francis Alÿs Exhibition “Mexico Survey”

    Francis Alÿs Exhibition “Mexico Survey”

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2013-04-06 - 2013-06-09

    Mexico-based Belgian artist Francis Alÿs has done projects incorporating films, photos, paintings, and drawings which thematically focus on societal and political problems. For this exhibition’s first...More »

  • poster for alva noto (Carsten Nicolai) "univrs-uniscope version"

    alva noto (Carsten Nicolai) "univrs-uniscope version"

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2012-10-28 - 2012-10-28

    Japan premiere of alva noto (Carsten Nicolai)'s visual work "univrs-uniscope version" with a special appearance by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Multilayered pulses and glitches will carve out a delicate, rhythmical...More »

  • poster for "MOT Annual 2012 Making Situations, Editing Landscapes" Exhibition

    "MOT Annual 2012 Making Situations, Editing Landscapes" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2012-10-27 - 2013-02-03

    The MOT Annual is a series of group exhibitions for young artists that are held by MOT. This year's exhibition will consist of seven artists and groups who take objects or phenomena that are familiar to...More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Art Meeting (III) Search for New Synesthesia" Exhibition

    "Tokyo Art Meeting (III) Search for New Synesthesia" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • 2012-10-27 - 2013-02-03

    Today, when people enjoy music and images easily with smartphones and other mobile terminals, it is possible to see the close relationship that exists between visual arts and music. Contemporary artists...More »

  • poster for "Looking back while moving forward – 90 Years, 1923–2013" Exhibition

    "Looking back while moving forward – 90 Years, 1923–2013" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-10-27 - 2013-02-03

    This MOT collection exhibition consists of two parts. The first, covering the 1920s through 80s, showcases the realities of Japanese society in a vivid way. The second section focuses on art that emerged...More »

  • poster for "Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion" Exhibition

    "Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Fashion - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2012-07-28 - 2012-10-08

    The 'Future Beauty' exhibition focuses on Japanese fashion, its creativity and the cultural background of its powerful design. With the development of the Japanese economy during the latter half of...More »

  • poster for "Tokusatsu - Special Effects Exhibition"

    "Tokusatsu - Special Effects Exhibition"

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    • Media: Installation - Product
    • 2012-07-10 - 2012-10-08

    With the cooperation of Studio Ghibli this exhibition will spotlight the special craftsmanship as seen in "miniatures", and will showcase a fascinating world distinct from VFX or CG, on an unprecedented...More »

  • poster for Yoshiyuki Komatsu + Croto Exhibition

    Yoshiyuki Komatsu + Croto Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-07-03 - 2012-07-29

    Features the work of Yoshiyuki Komatsu, whose motifs include pigs, young girls, and croto, who blends an ambiguous world of dreams and reality. Exhibiting in the B1 restaurant.More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Wonder Wall 2012" Exhibition

    "Tokyo Wonder Wall 2012" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Art Competition
    • 2012-05-26 - 2012-06-17

    The 'Tokyo Wonder Wall' began in 2000 when a wall of the Tokyo City Hall was used as a gallery to provide young artists with a venue to display their work. The following year the Museum of Contemporary...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection "The name of Art Works, During the 1960's - 80's, Toshinobu Onosato - From the Fukuhara Collection, New Acquisitions"

    MOT Collection "The name of Art Works, During the 1960's - 80's, Toshinobu Onosato - From the Fukuhara Collection, New Acquisitions"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Sculpture
    • 2012-05-19 - 2012-10-08

    The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo holds regular themed exhibitions, based on its collection of over 4,500 works, to introduce the appeal of postwar / contemporary art from a variety of angles. The current...More »

  • poster for Yuko Mohri "Bloomberg Pavilion Project #6"

    Yuko Mohri "Bloomberg Pavilion Project #6"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2012-05-19 - 2012-06-17

    A computer suffering a system error, musical instruments and cacti that emit electromagnetic waves; organic and inorganic objects, the visible and invisible—all these combine to produce a concert. Yuko...More »

  • poster for Thomas Demand Exhibition

    Thomas Demand Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2012-05-19 - 2012-07-08

    Thomas Demand is one of the leading figures on the German contemporary art scene, famous for recreating political or social scenes with life-sized paper models, then photographing these to produce carefully...More »

  • Masayuki Kawai + Ryota Hamasaki "Video Feedback Live"

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    • Media: Video and Film - Media Arts - Performance Art
    • 2012-04-22 - 2012-04-22

    Improvisation session involving analogue video equipment weighing over 100kg. Capacity: 100 persons (first come, first served).More »

  • poster for "Masayuki Kawai with Ryota Hamasaki: Video Feedback Live" Event

    "Masayuki Kawai with Ryota Hamasaki: Video Feedback Live" Event

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    • Media: Media Arts - Performance Art
    • 2012-03-24 - 2012-04-22

    The beautiful, quiet images in Masayuki Kawai's video work, 'Video Feedback Auto-generated Piece' undergo a continuous transformation, sometimes presenting an intense expression. It demonstrates a direct...More »

  • poster for Fumiko Kobayashi "Over the Horizon"

    Fumiko Kobayashi "Over the Horizon"

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    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • 2012-03-24 - 2012-04-22

    Fumiko Kobayashi has produced an installation which visualizes the relationship between the artist and the space, combining objects such as furniture and bicycles found at the exhibition sites and their...More »

  • poster for "MOT Collection: Chronicle 1964- Off Museum (Special feature: Hideko Fukushima)" Exhibition

    "MOT Collection: Chronicle 1964- Off Museum (Special feature: Hideko Fukushima)" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Talks
    • 2012-02-04 - 2012-05-06

    Showcases works by Hideko Fukushima that focus on art trends post-1964, held in conjunction with two other exhibitions of postwar Japanese art by Atsuko Tanaka and Ay-O.More »

  • poster for Ay-O "Over the Rainbow Once More"

    Ay-O "Over the Rainbow Once More"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Performance Art
    • 2012-02-04 - 2012-05-06

    Ay-O (1931 - ) is known as ‘the Rainbow Artist’ for the way in which he depicts all his motifs through a spectrum of red, orange, yellow, green, blue and violet. He was a member of the international avant-garde...More »

  • poster for Atsuko Tanaka "The Art of Connecting"

    Atsuko Tanaka "The Art of Connecting"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2012-02-04 - 2012-05-06

    This will be the first major Tokyo retrospective exhibition of the work of Atsuko Tanaka (1932-2005), who has recently attracted increased attention for the role she played as one of the foremost female...More »

  • poster for "Lost Homes: Model Reconstruction of Villages on the Sanriku Coast" Exhibition

    "Lost Homes: Model Reconstruction of Villages on the Sanriku Coast" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture - Talks
    • 2011-12-13 - 2012-01-15

    Held as part of a series of events related to the ongoing exhibition "Architectural Environments for Tomorrow—New Spatial Practices in Architecture and Art", this exhibition attempts to recreate the diverse...More »

  • poster for Tetsuro Kano "Naturplan: Bloomberg Pavilion Project"

    Tetsuro Kano "Naturplan: Bloomberg Pavilion Project"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2011-10-29 - 2011-11-27

    Is our idea of ‘nature’ the same as that of, for instance, a bird’s? In this installation, consisting of ready-made objects, Kano invites wild birds to enter, expanding the possibilities of time and space...More »

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    "Architectural Environments for Tomorrow - New Spatial Practices in Architecture and Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2011-10-29 - 2012-01-15

    We are living in a changing twenty-first century: What spaces will our architects and artists make? How will they respond to these shifts? Featuring the collaboration of twenty-eight architects from fourteen...More »

  • poster for "Berlin 2000-2011" Exhibition

    "Berlin 2000-2011" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Video and Film - Performance Art
    • 2011-09-23 - 2012-01-09

    Berlin has undergone a dramatic transformation since the destruction of the wall in 1989. The city has attracted artists from around the world with its boundless possibilities, allowing them to communicate...More »

  • poster for Frederic Back Exhibition

    Frederic Back Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Video and Film
    • 2011-07-02 - 2011-10-03

    Frederic Back (born 1924, Saarbrucken, currently living in Montreal) is the winner of two Academy Awards. With the support of Studio Ghibli, this exhibition will present his most famous animation, ‘The...More »

  • poster for Kohei Nawa "Synthesis"

    Kohei Nawa "Synthesis"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Media Arts
    • 2011-06-11 - 2011-08-28

    Solo exhibition of work by Kohei Nawa (b. 1975), an artist who develops sculpture and spatial expressions utilizing the concept of the "cell". Nawa uses fluid materials and media such as beads, prisms,...More »

  • poster for "Silent Narrator: On Plural Stories"/"Special Feature: Takashi Ishida" Exhibition

    "Silent Narrator: On Plural Stories"/"Special Feature: Takashi Ishida" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation
    • 2011-06-11 - 2011-10-03

    In order to deepen people’s appreciation of contemporary art the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo will hold a series of exhibitions drawing on the museum's collection of over 4000 works in order to approach...More »

  • poster for Goma "Memory Ⅱ"

    Goma "Memory Ⅱ"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2011-06-01 - 2011-06-30

    Goma is an internationally-active didgeridoo player who unfortunately got into an rear-end collision accident on a Tokyo highway in November 2009, causing damage to his higher brain functions and mild...More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Wonder Wall Open Call 2011 Selected Works" Exhibition

    "Tokyo Wonder Wall Open Call 2011 Selected Works" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-05-28 - 2011-06-19

    Tokyo Wonder Wall was founded in 2000 as a platform for promoting the work of young up-and-coming artists. Artists are selected through an open call for submissions, and selected works are exhibited at...More »

  • poster for "Dancers x Musicians Jam Session: Liber"

    "Dancers x Musicians Jam Session: Liber"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2011-05-14 - 2011-05-14

    This event presents a number of different dancers across multiple genre, exploring the idea of "liber", or freedom, being without restraint.More »

  • poster for Kyoji Takubo Exhibition

    Kyoji Takubo Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Architecture - Installation
    • 2011-02-26 - 2011-05-08

    The first comprehensive solo exhibition in Tokyo devoted to Kyoji Takubo (1949—), an artist known for his Chapel of Apple restoration project. After initially working in such genres as performance art...More »

  • poster for "MOT Annual 2011: Nearest Faraway" Exhibition

    "MOT Annual 2011: Nearest Faraway" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-02-26 - 2011-05-08

    Each year since 1999, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo has held a MOT Annual exhibition to showcase new trends in art, with a focus on the Tokyo metropolis. This time, the 11th MOT Annual will look at...More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Art Meeting: Transformation" Exhibition

    "Tokyo Art Meeting: Transformation" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2010-10-29 - 2011-01-30

    People have always been fascinated by images of transformation involving the human body. What does it mean for human beings to transform themselves into “something other than human”? Transformations into...More »

  • poster for "Catalysis for Life - New Language of Dutch Art & Design" Exhibition

    "Catalysis for Life - New Language of Dutch Art & Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Product
    • 2010-10-29 - 2011-01-30

    Having first received attention during the nineteen-nineties for its avant-garde approach, Dutch design reflected the changing values of the times in which large numbers of people have become uncomfortable...More »

  • poster for "MOT Collection Chronicle 1947-1963: Days of Independent Art Exhibitions (Special feature: Pipilotti Rist)"

    "MOT Collection Chronicle 1947-1963: Days of Independent Art Exhibitions (Special feature: Pipilotti Rist)"

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2010-10-29 - 2011-01-30

    The ‘Chronicle’ exhibitions are a series of themed exhibitions that began last year with the aim of proposing a revised view of postwar Japanese art. The current exhibition features works from the ‘Independent’...More »

  • poster for "Karigurashi no Arrietty x Yohei Taneda" Exhibition

    "Karigurashi no Arrietty x Yohei Taneda" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Installation
    • 2010-07-17 - 2010-10-03

    In conjunction with the 2010 summer release of Karigurashi no Arrietty, a new epic movie by Studio Ghibli, MOT will hold a "Karigurashi no Arrietty x Yohei Taneda" exhibition. Production designer Yohei...More »

  • poster for Art Hunting tour around Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo and Kiyosumi Shirakawa Galleries

    Art Hunting tour around Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo and Kiyosumi Shirakawa Galleries

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Talks
    • 2010-05-01 - 2010-05-01

    This Art Hunting Tour offers participants the chance to hear the real story behind some of Tokyo's most intriguing contemporary art venues. The tour will first make a stop at the Museum of Contemporary...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection "Plastic Memories" Exhibition

    MOT Collection "Plastic Memories" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2010-04-24 - 2010-06-20

    In order to deepen people’s appreciation of ‘contemporary art’ the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo will hold a series of exhibitions, based on the ‘MOT Collection’ of over 4,000 works, that approach the...More »

  • poster for Hussein Chalayan "From Fashion and Back"

    Hussein Chalayan "From Fashion and Back"

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    • Media: Installation - Fashion - Video and Film
    • 2010-04-03 - 2010-06-20

    Fully established at the forefront of contemporary fashion design, the twice named “British Designer of the Year” Hussein Chalayan is renowned for his innovative use of materials, progressive attitudes...More »

  • poster for AN10-MOT Annual 2010 - Neo-ornamentalism

    AN10-MOT Annual 2010 - Neo-ornamentalism

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2010-02-06 - 2010-04-11

    Ever since 1999, the “MOT Annual” exhibition has explored new trends in art in contemporary Japan, employing themes closely linked to the times. The 10th MOT Annual will take “ornament” as its theme and...More »

  • poster for Technoclasm Cyber Arts Japan - Ars Electronica 30 years for Art and Media Technology

    Technoclasm Cyber Arts Japan - Ars Electronica 30 years for Art and Media Technology

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    • Media: Video and Film - Media Arts
    • 2010-02-02 - 2010-03-22

    To mark the 30th anniversary of “Ars Electronica,” an international media art festival held in Linz, Austria, MOT will hold a special exhibition of creations from the fields of art, technology, science,...More »

  • poster for "Masahiko Inoue: Entrance Space Project" Exhibition

    "Masahiko Inoue: Entrance Space Project" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-10-31 - 2010-03-28

    Masahiko Inoue is a popular long-form manga artist known for works such as "Vagabond", "Slum Dog" and "Real". For this project at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Inoue has created an artwork using...More »

  • poster for "Luxury in Fashion Reconsidered" Exhibition

    "Luxury in Fashion Reconsidered" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Talks
    • 2009-10-31 - 2010-01-17

    The word “luxury” denotes a richness that derives from excess—an item gorgeous to behold, our special feelings when wearing such an item, our psychological satisfaction at its high refinement. Today, we...More »

  • poster for "Swedish Fashion: Exploring a New Identity" Exhibition

    "Swedish Fashion: Exploring a New Identity" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2009-10-31 - 2010-01-17

    Swedish fashion has traditionally strongly inclined toward functionality and simplicity of design. In recent years, however, experimental Swedish designers who display strong individuality, unfettered...More »

  • poster for "Luxury in fashion Reconsidered" Special Exhibit: Kazuyo Sejima Spatial Design for Comme des Garçons

    "Luxury in fashion Reconsidered" Special Exhibit: Kazuyo Sejima Spatial Design for Comme des Garçons

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    • Media: Architecture - Installation - Fashion
    • 2009-10-31 - 2010-01-17

    The free-spirited imagination of Rei Kawakubo (Comme des Garçons) continually yields fashion designs of startling originality that impart intellectual stimulus and a sense of fulfillment to the wearer—clothing...More »

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    "MOT Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation
    • 2009-10-31 - 2010-04-11

    Drawing on the museum's rich holdings of more than 4000 works, this exhibition presents a choice selection of works across three sections: "A Reconsideration of Postwar Japanese Art: Chronicle 1945, 1951,...More »

  • poster for Rebecca Horn "Rebellion in Silence: Dialogue between Raven and Whale"

    Rebecca Horn "Rebellion in Silence: Dialogue between Raven and Whale"

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2009-10-31 - 2010-02-14

    The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo is pleased to announce a solo exhibition this fall of the work of Rebecca Horn, a major representative of the contemporary German art world. This will be the first...More »

  • poster for MOT x Bloomberg Public Space Project: Maki Onishi + Yuki Hyakuda

    MOT x Bloomberg Public Space Project: Maki Onishi + Yuki Hyakuda

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-08-01 - 2010-01-17

    Amid the recent trend toward prominently cross-disciplinary practices between architecture and art, the young architectural unit made up of Maki Onishi and Yuki Hyakuda have garnered much attention for...More »

  • poster for Kosho Ito "Works 1974-2009: Order and Chaos"

    Kosho Ito "Works 1974-2009: Order and Chaos"

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    • Media: Installation - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2009-08-01 - 2009-10-04

    Kosho Ito (1932- ) is an artist who uses clay to create large-scale installations. Born into a family of metal engravers in Kanazawa, Ito got his start in the world of traditional ceramics but thereafter...More »

  • poster for "The Colors of Mary Blair" Exhibition

    "The Colors of Mary Blair" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-07-18 - 2009-10-04

    Mary Blair (1911-1978) produced concept art and color styling for such Disney films as Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland, as well as character designs for the Disneyland Resort attraction It's a Small...More »

  • poster for "Summer Playground" Exhibition

    "Summer Playground" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2009-07-18 - 2009-10-05

    A historian once had it that "human beings are made for play." Prior to the desire to create culture, he maintained, was a deep-seated impulse to play - as with word-chain games, the fun of connecting...More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Wonder Wall Open Call 2009 Selected Works" Exhibition

    "Tokyo Wonder Wall Open Call 2009 Selected Works" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2009-06-06 - 2009-06-28

    Tokyo Wonder Wall was founded in 2000 as a platform for promoting the work of young up-and-coming artists. Artists are selected through an open call for submissions, and selected works are exhibited at...More »

  • poster for Ryoji Ikeda +/- [the infinite between 0 and 1]

    Ryoji Ikeda +/- [the infinite between 0 and 1]

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-04-02 - 2009-06-21

    Ryoji Ikeda is one of the Japan's foremost electronic musicians and a world renowned composer and artist. His highly refined works and performances confront tirelessly the boundaries between technology...More »

  • Post-renovation Reopening

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Talks
    • 2009-03-21 - 2009-03-31

    To commemorate its post-renovation reopening, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo is holding an exhibition of pieces from its collection from March 21st-31st 2009 with free admission for all. In addition,...More »

  • poster for "Neotropicalia - When Lives Become Form" Exhibition

    "Neotropicalia - When Lives Become Form" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Architecture - Installation - Fashion - Talks
    • 2008-10-22 - 2009-01-12

    Brazil, home to the vast Amazon and to a people with a passion for samba and soccer. Right now, this nation of mixed ethnicities, which absorbed a multitude of immigrants and forged a hybrid culture, has...More »

  • poster for Daido Moriyama + Miguel Rio Branco Exhibition

    Daido Moriyama + Miguel Rio Branco Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2008-10-22 - 2009-01-12

    This exhibition by Daido Moriyama and Magnum photographer Miguel Rio Branco is part of a program of events scheduled to commemorate the year of Japan-Brazil exchange and the 100th anniversary of Japanese...More »

  • poster for "Understanding the Secrets of Takahata/Miyazaki Animation" Exhibition

    "Understanding the Secrets of Takahata/Miyazaki Animation" Exhibition

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    • 2008-07-26 - 2008-09-28

    Expression, background, movement-the Layout is the blueprint for the animation film, showing all instructions. In the first endeavor of its kind in Japan, Studio Ghibli will join MOT in exploring the power...More »

  • poster for Hugues Reip "Parallel Worlds"

    Hugues Reip "Parallel Worlds"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2008-07-26 - 2008-09-28

    Can fiction become fact? French artist Hugues Reip invites you on a “fantastic voyage” to parallel worlds. Reip will construct worlds of the imagination by means of his own, totally unexpected multi-media...More »

  • poster for Kimihiko Okada Exhibition

    Kimihiko Okada Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2008-07-05 - 2008-09-28

    Venue : MOT Sunken Garden (B2F) [Image: "Aluminum Landscape" (2008) , photo : Keizo Kioku]More »

  • poster for Oscar Oiwa "Dreams of a Sleeping World"

    Oscar Oiwa "Dreams of a Sleeping World"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-04-29 - 2008-07-06

    Born in 1965 in Sao Paolo to second-generation immigrants to Brazil, Oscar Oiwa is an artist who depicts imaginary worlds with a rich narrative element and generous humor. Growing up equally familiar with...More »

  • poster for "Rooftop Gardens" Exhibition

    "Rooftop Gardens" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Installation
    • 2008-04-29 - 2008-07-06

    Gardens are things that evince the various relationships between nature and humans. This exhibition explores the notion of the garden in modern and contemporary art, taking the light-filled third floor...More »

  • poster for Tadashi Kawamata "Walkway"

    Tadashi Kawamata "Walkway"

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    • Media: Photography - Installation
    • 2008-02-09 - 2008-04-13

    Tadashi Kawamata is a "walkway." Tracing his journey over the past 30 years, from 1978 to 2008, we see that his career has been a continuing attempt to connect -- and be a "walkway" between art and the...More »

  • poster for "MOT Annual 2008 Unraveling and Revealing" Exhibition

    "MOT Annual 2008 Unraveling and Revealing" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2008-02-09 - 2008-04-13

    The group exhibition "MOT Annual" started in 1999 to introduce young artists whose works take a set theme that reflects the times and contemporary direction in art. This year's theme was "to unravel."...More »

  • poster for "Space for Your Future" Exhibition

    "Space for Your Future" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Architecture - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2007-10-27 - 2008-01-20

    The personalization of information, diversification of values, and a variety of networks characterize the 21st century. The genre crossovers and creative direction of the past few years evoke images of...More »

  • "MOT Collection 3" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2007-10-20 - 2007-01-27
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    Yukihisa Isobe "Summer Happening"

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2007-07-28 - 2007-09-30

    Born in 1935, Yukihisa Isobe has in recent years been producing works that explore the relationship between changes that have taken place in the natural environment and regional societies. Despite his...More »

  • poster for Kazuo Oga Exhibition

    Kazuo Oga Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Video and Film
    • 2007-07-21 - 2007-09-30

    Kazuo Oga has worked as an art director for animations creating background scenery for a number of pieces. His first art direction for a feature film was "My Neighbor Totoro" (1988) by Studio Ghibli, in...More »

  • "Tokyo Wonder Wall 2007" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2007-06-16 - 2007-07-08

    Six years ago, this exhibition of work by the next generation of cutting-edge artists began, with the works shown at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. Now this exhibition is being held at the...More »

  • poster for The “MOT x Bloomberg Public ‘Space’ Project”

    The “MOT x Bloomberg Public ‘Space’ Project”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2007-06-02 - 2008-01-20

    The “MOT x Bloomberg PUBLIC ‘SPACE’ PROJECT” is a program aimed at providing support to young artists and expanding access to art, using the extensive 7,400m2 of exhibition space at Museum of Contemporary...More »

  • poster for "The Myth of Tomorrow" Exhibition

    "The Myth of Tomorrow" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2007-04-27 - 2008-04-13

    "The Myth of Tomorrow" is a work that Taro Okamoto was commissioned to make for a hotel in Mexico City between 1968 and 1969. However, due to a deterioration in the financial affairs of the people who...More »

  • poster for "Thai Contemporary Art - Show Me Thai" Exhibition

    "Thai Contemporary Art - Show Me Thai" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Video and Film - Performance Art
    • 2007-04-18 - 2007-05-20

    This is the first exhibition to take an overview of Thai contemporary art. To celebrate the 120th year of Japan's establishment of good relations with Thailand, the museum is holding this exhibition in...More »

  • poster for Marlene Dumas "Broken White"

    Marlene Dumas "Broken White"

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2007-04-14 - 2007-07-01

    ”Anger, sadness, bereavement, and love-these days we rely on photographs and movies to express such emotions with power and realism. I want to give back to paintings these themes that were once the territory...More »

  • poster for 37th Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Symposium

    37th Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Symposium

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-03-04 - 2007-03-04

    Symposium: "The art of today seen from the past" Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 2nd Floor Basement Lecture Hall. Capacity: 200 people (first come, first served) Reservation not required. General...More »

  • poster for MOT Annual 2007 "From a World as Large as Life"

    MOT Annual 2007 "From a World as Large as Life"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-01-20 - 2007-04-01

    This exhibition, the 8th in the "MOT Annual" series, presents the work of five artists, each of whom express themselves in different ways, but are using their art as a way to respond to the themes of communication,...More »

  • poster for Qiu Anxiong Exhibition

    Qiu Anxiong Exhibition

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2007-01-20 - 2007-04-01

    This exhibition presents, for the first time in Japan, the works of Qiu Anxiong, an emerging Chinese artist born in Szechwan Province in 1972 who currently lives and works in Shanghai. Qiu represents...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Nakamura "Pictorial Disturbances 1953-2007"

    Hiroshi Nakamura "Pictorial Disturbances 1953-2007"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-01-20 - 2007-04-01

    A steam locomotive traveling in mid-air; one-eyed girls in sailor suits; scenery moving past train windows at high speed... The works of Hiroshi Nakamura (born 1932) strike a powerful impression in the...More »

  • poster for Shinro Ohtake "Zen-Kei"

    Shinro Ohtake "Zen-Kei"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography
    • 2006-10-14 - 2006-12-24

    The first major retrospective exhibition ever devoted to painter Shinro Ohtake, an artist who has continually evolved and remained a creative force at the forefront of contemporary art. Occupying the entire...More »

  • Toshihiro Yashiro "Kaitenkai Live! @ Tokyo Wonderwall"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2006-09-03 - 2006-09-03

    The artist, known for images of of himself spinning with scenaries and architecture as a back ground, will be hosting a public co-production session at the exhibition "Tokyo Wonderwall" held at the Museum...More »

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    Disney Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Prints
    • 2006-07-15 - 2006-09-24

    This exhibition brings together 550 original drawings from Disney films including "Snow White", "Pinocchio" and "Sleeping Beauty" - the biggest ever exhibition of Disney animation. There will also be...More »

  • poster for Collection of the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain

    Collection of the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2006-04-22 - 2006-07-02

    The Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain presents its collection for the very first time in a major exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (MOT). This exhibition brings together major...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection - Art Since the 1960s

    MOT Collection - Art Since the 1960s

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints
    • 2006-04-15 - 2006-09-24

    Last year, the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo renamed its permanent exhibition "MOT Collection" and with this show aims to take a fresh look at the works in the museum's possession. The two-part "MOT...More »

  • poster for MOT Annual 2006 "No Border" - From Nihonga to Nihonga

    MOT Annual 2006 "No Border" - From Nihonga to Nihonga

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-01-21 - 2006-03-26

    Since its first edition in 1998, the MOT Annual has introduced many contemporary artists, mainly young ones. Every year, the MOT selects a time-reflecting theme and the artists responding to it. Discover...More »

  • poster for Positioning − In the New Reality of European Art from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary

    Positioning − In the New Reality of European Art from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2006-01-21 - 2006-03-26

    After the collapse of the communist control over Central and Eastern European countries, those were able to successfully adapt to the new political and social landscape & environments, so much so that...More »

  • poster for “Tokyo Prefectural Art Museum” 1926-1970

    “Tokyo Prefectural Art Museum” 1926-1970

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2005-09-23 - 2005-12-04

    Opened in March 1995, the MOT celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. This exhibition is a good opportunity to look back on the museum's origins by reviewing the activities of the ex-Tokyo Prefectural...More »

  • poster for Isamu Noguchi - From Sculptures to Spatial Design

    Isamu Noguchi - From Sculptures to Spatial Design

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2005-09-16 - 2005-11-27

    Celebrating 101 years since the birth of Isamu Noguchi and the opening of his last project, the Moerenuma park in Hokkaido in July this year, this exhibition introduces the world of Noguchi through the...More »

  • poster for Howl's Moving Castle - The Grand Circus Exhibition

    Howl's Moving Castle - The Grand Circus Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2005-04-27 - 2005-08-31

    Set against the backdrop of a 1950s Italian countryside, the characters from the movie "Howl's Moving Castle" jump out of the screen and join a circus troupe. This exhibition fuses a circus and "Howl's...More »

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    Rouault

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2005-04-16 - 2005-06-26

    Georges Rouault (1871-1958) is known to represent 20th Century religious painting. With his profound subject matter and a luminescent, halo-like painting style that is reminiscent of stained glass windows...More »

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    Koji Enokura: A Retrospective

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2005-01-15 - 2005-03-21

    Koji Enokura (1942-1995) started his artistic activities in the late 1960s, in an era marked by social questioning. Influenced by the Mono-ha movement and the Provoke photographers, Enokura created works...More »

  • poster for Picasso - Metamorphoses: Forme et Erotisme

    Picasso - Metamorphoses: Forme et Erotisme

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2004-09-18 - 2004-12-12

    This exhibition features 160 works by Picasso dating from 1925 to 1937. Incorporating many pieces from the permanent collection at the Picasso Museum in Paris, this shows explores the artist’s involvement...More »

  • poster for MOT Annual 2005 "Life Actually"

    MOT Annual 2005 "Life Actually"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2004-01-15 - 2005-03-21

    This year's annual exhibition "Life Actually" at MOT works around the theme of "love, life, and laughter," and features works of female Japanese artists who have been addressing the issues women have...More »

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