hpgrp Gallery Tokyo - Past Events

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

  • poster for Gen Konno “There is nothing Now Part 2”

    Gen Konno “There is nothing Now Part 2”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2020-06-12 - 2020-07-18

    Gen Konno carves busts and other figures in cubical blocks. Some of these works are charred from a fire at his studio years ago, giving them a new and spontaneous kind of artistry. More »

  • poster for Hoshiki Ara “Model”

    Hoshiki Ara “Model”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2020-03-13 - 2020-04-07

    *hpgrp Gallery Tokyo is temporarily closed from Apr. 8. The works of Hoshiki Ara may look digital at first glance but closer inspection reveals the highly skilled use of oil paints.More »

  • poster for Daigoro Yonekura “More than Painting, Less than Painting, or Anything Else”

    Daigoro Yonekura “More than Painting, Less than Painting, or Anything Else”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2020-02-08 - 2020-03-07

    The work of Daigoro Yonekura, with its melding of black and white, straddles the line between Western and Nihonga, oil and watercolor. More »

  • poster for Shantell Martin Exhibition

    Shantell Martin Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2020-01-10 - 2020-01-25

    Exhibiting the work of the British illustrator and muralist Shantell Martin, known for live painting demonstrations and performances. More »

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    Bronze Supremacy

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2019-12-06 - 2019-12-27

    As the title implies, these three sculptors believe there is no material superior to bronze. More »

  • poster for Towa Tei “Glue Scissors”

    Towa Tei “Glue Scissors”

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2019-11-09 - 2019-11-30

    Towa Tei, marking his 25th year DJing, presents collages he began working on in the wake of the 2011 earthquake. These collages draw on visuals from his own collection of record jackets and magazines....More »

  • poster for Keeenue “Story in Story”

    Keeenue “Story in Story”

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    • Media: Painting - Performance Art - Party
    • 2019-10-05 - 2019-11-02

    An artist combining the digital and the analog, Keeenue has been recognized by Adobe Creative Magazine as “one of 30 Japanese artists with an eye toward the world”. This exhibition features stories that...More »

  • poster for Kazushige Suzuki Photo Exhibition

    Kazushige Suzuki Photo Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2019-09-13 - 2019-09-28

    After returning to Japan from a three-year stint in France, Kazushige Suzuki has made photography the focus of his work. This exhibition showcases two of his latest series of photographs under the themes...More »

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    Ryoono Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Drawing - Party
    • 2019-08-09 - 2019-09-07

    Ryoono work is organic and full of energy. The artist’s product package and space designs, in collaboration with various apparel and beverage makers, are garnering attention. This first solo exhibition...More »

  • poster for Ricardo Gonzalez “Writing is Painting”

    Ricardo Gonzalez “Writing is Painting”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2019-06-28 - 2019-08-03

    Artist Ricardo Gonzalez has made the words “It’s a living” a signature part of his work. The phrase is more than just an expression for Gonzalez, it is his life philosophy. Gonzalez’s beautiful and simple...More »

  • poster for Hideto Yagi “Piled Up Messages”

    Hideto Yagi “Piled Up Messages”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2019-05-24 - 2019-06-22

    Hideto Yagi is a Japan-based artist who also works in New York and elsewhere abroad. By layering graphics, he gives his works a three-dimensional quality resembling topographical maps. He takes inspiration...More »

  • poster for Mariko Sajiki + Mie Takahashi Exhibition

    Mariko Sajiki + Mie Takahashi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Party
    • 2019-04-13 - 2019-05-18
  • poster for Alex Katz “History on Paper”

    Alex Katz “History on Paper”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2019-02-22 - 2019-03-30
  • poster for Kazuma Shirota “Mashup”

    Kazuma Shirota “Mashup”

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    • Media: Painting - Party - Talks
    • 2019-01-11 - 2019-02-16

    Kazuma Shirota’s works explore the distortions of contemporary society through unique approaches, such as overlapping images and colors or wrapping panels in felt. He takes messages and images from the...More »

  • poster for Ayune Shojima “The Giving”

    Ayune Shojima “The Giving”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2018-12-01 - 2018-12-28

    Paintings and sculptures created in collaborations between the dried flower brand cloaks. and the artist Ayune Shojima, known for her depictions of animals in everyday life.More »

  • poster for Keiji Ito + Tamami Kubota “Tequitune”

    Keiji Ito + Tamami Kubota “Tequitune”

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Drawing - Party
    • 2018-10-19 - 2018-11-24

    Keiji Ito is known for his original psychedelic style in advertising graphic designs, album cover artwork, and music videos. Tamami Kubota tells stories in bold strokes and unique colors resulting from...More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2018

    Aosando Art Fair 2018

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    • Media: Art Fair
    • 2018-10-19 - 2018-10-28

    The 12th Aosando Art Fair at shops, cafes, and art spaces around the Aoyama, Omotosando, and Harajuku neighborhoods takes “Sheros” as its motto, spotlighting the ideas and creativity of women as the vanguards...More »

  • poster for Katsuya Sugimoto “Idolization”

    Katsuya Sugimoto “Idolization”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2018-09-15 - 2018-10-13

    With carefully layered concepts at their core, Katsuya Sugimoto creates paintings of distinct color and precise realism. For this exhibition, the palettes will be evenly hung throughout the space. At first...More »

  • poster for Teppei Ikehila “Shining a Light on the Present”

    Teppei Ikehila “Shining a Light on the Present”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2018-08-17 - 2018-09-08

    Several motifs are layered upon each other. In the sky swim fish and in the ocean colorful flowers bloom. Teppei Ikehila foregoes sketches and shows little concern for a unified motif as he single-mindedly...More »

  • poster for Kenichi Asano + Kazuhiro Ito + Kohei Ukai “Three Sculptors”

    Kenichi Asano + Kazuhiro Ito + Kohei Ukai “Three Sculptors”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2018-07-13 - 2018-08-11

    Introducing new works by three of the artists featured in the 2015 exhibition “Five Sculptors.” Kenichi Asano expands the possibilities of wood sculpture by attaching LEDs and other objects to wooden bases;...More »

  • poster for Kenichi Obana “Deep in The Forest, and… Sequel”

    Kenichi Obana “Deep in The Forest, and… Sequel”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-05-25 - 2018-06-30

    This follow-up to Kenichi Obana’s previous exhibition features around 40 works of various sizes depicting a masked man compelled to travel through trains and encounters into a darkened forest. More »

  • poster for Kenichi Obana “Deep in the Forest, And…: Part 1”

    Kenichi Obana “Deep in the Forest, And…: Part 1”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2018-04-27 - 2018-05-20

    These sculptures and manga illustrations by Kenichi Obana portray a masked man traveling by train and car into the forest. The dramatic mood of these works invites viewers to imagine themselves as the...More »

  • poster for Feebee + Miki Kato + Takami Miyaoka “Santaiennyu”

    Feebee + Miki Kato + Takami Miyaoka “Santaiennyu”

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    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga - Sculpture - Party
    • 2018-01-12 - 2018-02-12

    As a painter, Feebee has been expressing her reverence for life and death, as well as the cyclical nature of life, since 2010. Here her depictions of divine creatures abundant in such representation tell...More »

  • poster for Kiyoshi Kuroda “Paper”

    Kiyoshi Kuroda “Paper”

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Talks
    • 2017-12-01 - 2018-01-07

    While visiting New York this summer, Kiyoshi Kuroda was struck by what he saw: scenes including plants, food packaging, crafts and taxidermy displays at museums, things thrown out on the street. His paper...More »

  • poster for Tamami Kubota “Asparado”

    Tamami Kubota “Asparado”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2017-10-27 - 2017-11-25

    Oil painter Tamami Kubota creates original worlds with bold strokes and unique blends of color. A range of emotion and movement bubble up from the serene-seeming surfaces of her canvases, uniting the viewer’s...More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2017

    Aosando Art Fair 2017

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Product - Fashion - Crafts - Art Festival - Art Fair - Party - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-10-19 - 2017-10-22

    The 11th Aosando Art Fair presenting art in cafes and shops around Aoyama and Omotesando introduces young artists and offers chances to buy their work. This year’s event features the Sheros (She/Hero/S)...More »

  • poster for Saya Kubota “Material Witness”

    Saya Kubota “Material Witness”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2017-10-19 - 2017-10-22

    Saya Kubota creates original images by merging past memories and physical remnants. “Missing Post Office,” which was introduced at the international art festival Setouchi Triennale 2013, is one of her...More »

  • poster for D[di:] “Crystallized Points of View”

    D[di:] “Crystallized Points of View”

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    • Media: Drawing - Party
    • 2017-09-09 - 2017-10-08

    D[di:] expresses herself with a variety of printmaking techniques and materials, using a technique she has coined “harmonic paint” to produce works on the theme of people as mandala - bodies as sites where...More »

  • poster for Kanako Oya “Trace of Time”

    Kanako Oya “Trace of Time”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2017-08-04 - 2017-08-26

    Kanako Ooya’s first exhibition in three years presents new paintings expressing the nature of memory and its uncertainty. More »

  • poster for Shiho Yoshida “Whale beneath the sand”

    Shiho Yoshida “Whale beneath the sand”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2017-07-14 - 2017-07-29

    Shiho Yoshida selects her shooting locations from among those featured in the plethora of images circulating on the Internet, then making her way to the actual places where they were shot. From these photographs...More »

  • poster for History on paper - Mono-ha -

    History on paper - Mono-ha -

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2017-06-22 - 2017-07-09

    “History on paper” is an exhibition series that focuses on masterpieces in the genre of printmaking, taking another look at them in terms of value and history. Print works by Lee U-Fan and Kishio Suga,...More »

  • poster for Yasuo Nomura “Dimensionism”

    Yasuo Nomura “Dimensionism”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2017-04-21 - 2017-06-18

    Einstein’s theory of relativity and Picasso’s cubism both demonstrated a revolution in art and science of the twentieth century. It was Henri Poincare’s book “Science and Hypothesis” that exerted a major...More »

  • poster for Miki Kubota “You, Intoxication”

    Miki Kubota “You, Intoxication”

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    • Media: Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Party
    • 2017-03-10 - 2017-04-16

    Miki Kubota is in constant pursuit of new sculptural concepts, seen in her series creating 2D and sculptural works from paper-printed images of tattoos. She views sculpture as a highly individualistic...More »

  • poster for Tengai 3.0

    Tengai 3.0

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2017-02-08 - 2017-02-25

    This group exhibition is curated by contemporary artist Hisashi Tenmyoya, known for “Basara,” his unique art philosophy first introduced in 2010. Existing in contrast to wabi-sabi and zen, and complimenting...More »

  • poster for Makiko Azakami “I ♥ Tools”

    Makiko Azakami “I ♥ Tools”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2017-01-20 - 2017-02-04

    This exhibition will showcase three-dimensional sculptures created entirely from cut and folded paper that reproduce the details of day-to-day items such as pens and typewriters.More »

  • poster for History on Paper #3 - The Printing -

    History on Paper #3 - The Printing -

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2017-01-07 - 2017-01-15

    This series of exhibitions presents artworks that are sure to inspire a new set of values among the next generation of artists. For this third installment, selected print works by Alex Katz, Julian Opie...More »

  • poster for Dialogues with Sculpture 2: Kazuhiro Ito

    Dialogues with Sculpture 2: Kazuhiro Ito

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2016-12-23 - 2016-12-23

    Back by popular demand, Dialogues with Sculpture presents a second exhibition featuring the sculptor, castor, and conservation/restoration artist Kazuhiro Ito, a bronze specialist whose works take many...More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Ito “3017”

    Kazuhiro Ito “3017”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2016-12-02 - 2016-12-29

    Putting emphasis on the act of making, Kazuhiro Ito is an artist that works predominantly in bronze. Over the last 20 years he has experimented in various working methods but has now settled on the use...More »

  • poster for Kasumi Ueba + Ayaka Miyata, + Jun Yoshida “Wriggling Things”

    Kasumi Ueba + Ayaka Miyata, + Jun Yoshida “Wriggling Things”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2016-10-28 - 2016-11-26

    A menagerie of strange creatures which you are unlikely to meet in the real world. From what thoughts and feelings have such living things come to be born?The three artists here combine different organisms...More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2016

    Aosando Art Fair 2016

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Installation - Product - Fashion - Art Festival
    • 2016-10-20 - 2016-10-23

    Aosando Art Fair, held in the “Aosando” area around Aoyama Street and Omotesando Street, returns for a tenth year with contemporary art, illustration, and design on display and for sale at more than 40...More »

  • poster for Keiji Ito “Erotiction Tokyo”

    Keiji Ito “Erotiction Tokyo”

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Party
    • 2016-09-02 - 2016-09-24

    Eros-themed collages and spray paintings from the new series “Endings” by the graphic designer Keiji Ito.More »

  • poster for Hideki Iinuma + Kenichi Obana “Odore Chokoku”

    Hideki Iinuma + Kenichi Obana “Odore Chokoku”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2016-08-05 - 2016-08-27

    Using images from fashion magazines and snapshots of women on the street, Hideki Iinuma’s life-sized wood carvings portray “women in capitalist society.” Meanwhile, Kenichi Obana’s sculptures are masked...More »

  • poster for Tadaomi Shibuya ”Iai”

    Tadaomi Shibuya ”Iai”

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Party
    • 2016-07-08 - 2016-07-30

    Hpgrp Gallery Tokyo presents Tadaomi Shibuya’s exhibition “Iai.” In these new works of complexly overlapping colors and straight lines, Shibuya addresses themes of artificial intelligence and humanity...More »

  • poster for History on Paper - Rupert J. Smith

    History on Paper - Rupert J. Smith

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-06-17 - 2016-07-03

    Rupert J. Smith is known as the master printer for Andy Warhol’s “Hammer and Sickle” series, working closely with the master of pop up until his death in 1987. Here he presents “Japan Series - Homage to...More »

  • poster for Photo Infinity Tokyo 2016

    Photo Infinity Tokyo 2016

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2016-04-29 - 2016-05-28

    Photographers working at the forefront of the fashion and commercial industry take the opportunity to share their private work beyond the trends of the market.More »

  • poster for Shinko Okuhara + Tamami Kubota + Ayune Shojima ”Landscape of the Heart”

    Shinko Okuhara + Tamami Kubota + Ayune Shojima ”Landscape of the Heart”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Party
    • 2016-03-25 - 2016-04-23

    Three artists who share a softness of touch which recalls memories of one’s childhood home, with work from Shinko Okuhara, frequently working in commercial fields as well as exhibiting internationally...More »

  • poster for Hideki Kuwajima “Parallax”

    Hideki Kuwajima “Parallax”

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2016-02-19 - 2016-03-21

    Presenting works from photographer Hideki Kuwajima’s emotionally layered “Parallax” series.More »

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    History on Paper

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints
    • 2016-02-15 - 2016-02-17

    Examining the legacies of American art, which has extended a strong influence not only on the course of contemporary art but also fashion, music and even the economy. On this occasion a spotlight is placed...More »

  • poster for Kenichi Asano “Monstrum”

    Kenichi Asano “Monstrum”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2016-01-15 - 2016-02-14

    Learning from restorations of wind-up dolls and Buddhist statues, Kenichi Asano bases his work on traditional Japanese wood carving techniques while developing his own creative vision. Through transformation,...More »

  • poster for Kouzo Takeuchi “Reformation”

    Kouzo Takeuchi “Reformation”

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    • Media: Ceramics - Party
    • 2015-12-04 - 2015-12-26

    Since graduating from Tajimi City Ceramics Research Center, Kouzo Takeuchi(b. 1977) has exhibited his work throughout Japan and internationally, with his ceramic pieces being held in the collections of...More »

  • poster for Shinsuke Kawahara “Flowers of Mythology”

    Shinsuke Kawahara “Flowers of Mythology”

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    • 2015-11-28 - 2015-12-28

    hpgrp Gallery Tokyo brings the year to a close with the expressions of Shinsuke Kawahara . Venue: Decode Bonair 107-0062 Tokyo Minatoku Minami Aoyama 5-7-17 Ohara Ryukaikan B1FMore »

  • poster for Ben Venom “Don’t Tread on Me”

    Ben Venom “Don’t Tread on Me”

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    • Media: Fashion - Party
    • 2015-10-30 - 2015-11-28

    San Francisco based artist, Ben Venom, presents his first exhibition in Japan, fusing images of “outlaws” with quilts, heavy metal biker culture and the medium of embroidery, suggesting new interpretations...More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2015

    Aosando Art Fair 2015

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Fashion - Product - Party - Talks
    • 2015-10-15 - 2015-10-18

    Aosando Art Fair, held in the “Aosando” alleys filled with boutiques, cafes, and salons around Aoyama Street and Omotesando Street, returns for a ninth year with the timely theme of “Love and Peace.” Enjoy...More »

  • poster for Waxing and Waning

    Waxing and Waning

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Party
    • 2015-10-15 - 2015-10-24

    The group exhibition “Waxing and Waning” is organized by Kazuma Koike, who held a solo show at hpgrp Gallery Tokyo in 2011. When Koike saw the new space that hpgrp had moved to June 2014, he came up with...More »

  • poster for Ryo Owada “Type”

    Ryo Owada “Type”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-09-18 - 2015-10-12

    Ryo Owada Text is a sign. Assuming that we understand the same language, we might think that we all glean the same meaning from any given sign. However signs and words might shift their meaning significantly...More »

  • poster for Yoshiro Takeuchi “Appearance”

    Yoshiro Takeuchi “Appearance”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2015-08-14 - 2015-09-13

    Standing before a painting, the viewer attempts to catch hold of its origins, seeking out an answer from its surfaces. But as we face the restricted palette and simple compositions of Takeuchi’s work,...More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Ito “No One Knows Sculpture”

    Kazuhiro Ito “No One Knows Sculpture”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2015-07-10 - 2015-08-09

    hpgrp Gallery Tokyo celebrates its 100th curated exhibition with a collection of work from Kazuhiro Ito whose bronze forms have continued to question the very nature of sculpture. Having spoken of sculpture...More »

  • poster for Ante Vojnovic “Photosynethese”

    Ante Vojnovic “Photosynethese”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-06-12 - 2015-07-05

    Venue: Decode Bonair 107-0062 Tokyo Minatoku Minami Aoyama 5-7-17 Ohara Ryukaikan B1FMore »

  • poster for Daisuke Nagaoka “Another Hole”

    Daisuke Nagaoka “Another Hole”

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    • Media: Drawing - Video and Film - Party - Performance Art
    • 2015-06-05 - 2015-07-05

    Through the repeated process of drawing and erasing Daisuke Nagaoka creates animation through the continued document of this process and in recent years has been developing the project “Re-constellation”...More »

  • poster for Yasuo Nomura “Topological Landscape”

    Yasuo Nomura “Topological Landscape”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2015-05-01 - 2015-05-30

    Searching out an essence of beauty Yasuo Nomura creates paintings of religion, science and in recent years mathematical elements including prime numbers and the golden ratio. In this exhibition he fuses...More »

  • poster for Hayato Wakabayashi “Gravity and Grace”

    Hayato Wakabayashi “Gravity and Grace”

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    • 2015-03-27 - 2015-04-25

    Taking the title of this exhibition from the work of turn of the century philosopher Simone Weil, Hayato Wakabayashi explores the absolute and essential presence of gravity as found within waterfalls and...More »

  • poster for The Ema Show

    The Ema Show

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Product - Party
    • 2015-03-13 - 2015-03-22

    Ema are wooden votive tablets offered at shrines and temples in Japan. For this exhibition, artists from Japan, South America, Europe, and other places around the world have illustrated Ema with wishes...More »

  • poster for Iron∞Man 2015

    Iron∞Man 2015

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2015-02-20 - 2015-03-08

    Presenting works by the artist group Iron∞Man. Displaying a distinctive style within the contemporary art scene, the kinetic sculptures of these four artists use light and shade to create a fantastical,...More »

  • poster for Five Sculptors

    Five Sculptors

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2015-01-09 - 2015-02-15

    With the combination of cosplay, metamorphosis, puppetry, possession and purification with the traditions of wood sculpture from Kenichi Asano, the quiet challenge of Kazuhiro Ito towards sculptural...More »

  • poster for Ryo Ohwada “Taxidermy”

    Ryo Ohwada “Taxidermy”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-11-28 - 2015-01-07

    Critically acclaimed on an international platform Ryo Ohwada is widely respected for his photographic prowess with the digital camera. Here a collection of yet un-exhibited prints reveal his encounter...More »

  • poster for Kanako Oya “Three Pieces of Things From That Time”

    Kanako Oya “Three Pieces of Things From That Time”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2014-10-31 - 2014-11-24

    These new paintings by Kanako Oya deal with themes of memory and record. Oya observes, “I feel that memory, which lives within connections between all kinds of things, it is very ambiguous and uncertain...More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2014

    Aosando Art Fair 2014

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-10-23 - 2014-10-26

    Bringing art to the streets of the boutique, cafe filled district of Omotesando “The Omotesando Art Fair” offers up a unique opportunity to encounter and purchase the work of young contemporary artists,...More »

  • poster for Christophe Coppens “Early Paintings”

    Christophe Coppens “Early Paintings”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2014-10-07 - 2014-10-20

    Shown in New York in the spring of 2014, the “Early Paintings” series represents the artist’s attempts to soothe wounds and build a new self, cell by cell. He exhibited “Landscape 1” at the Museum Boijmans...More »

  • poster for Eiji Yuzawa “Real Bones A”

    Eiji Yuzawa “Real Bones A”

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2014-09-10 - 2014-09-27

    Presenting the work of photographer Eiji Yuzawa, who believes that all beautiful things have foundations, and that the foundations themselves are things of beauty. His photographs of animal skeletons overwhelm...More »

  • poster for D[di:] “Harmony/My Melody, Your Melody”

    D[di:] “Harmony/My Melody, Your Melody”

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Video and Film
    • 2014-08-21 - 2014-09-07

    Artist and illustrator D[di:] presents a solo exhibition of work featuring a 2m tall mural and collaborative video installation work with Takashi Yamaguchi.More »

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    Ryoono Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Party
    • 2014-07-25 - 2014-08-17

    Presenting the works of Ryoono, a graphic designer, textile designer, and mural artist. Ryoono’s graphic works, which include collaborations on commercial designs for apparel and food and beverage brands,...More »

  • poster for Yuichi Hirako “Wooden Works”

    Yuichi Hirako “Wooden Works”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2014-06-27 - 2014-07-21

    Observing how human populations bring plants into their everyday living spaces through parks and house decoration Yuichi Hirako has come to pursue an interest in the relation between plants and humans...More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Ito “Ten-tai”

    Kazuhiro Ito “Ten-tai”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2014-05-23 - 2014-06-22

    Bronze sculptures are generally cast from beeswax molds. Kazuhiro Ito, however, says he feels “a sense of distance from the original shape” when shifting between materials, choosing instead to create works...More »

  • poster for Ivan Pericoli + Setsuko Klossowska de Rola Exhibition

    Ivan Pericoli + Setsuko Klossowska de Rola Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics - Party
    • 2014-04-19 - 2014-05-19

    Painter, writer and widow of Balthus, Setsuko Klossowska de Rola, joins in collaboration with Paris ceramics brand Astier de Villatte in a new collection of ceramic ware, candles and lighting. Venue:...More »

  • poster for AJ Fosik “Beast From a Foreign Land”

    AJ Fosik “Beast From a Foreign Land”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2014-04-18 - 2014-05-11

    Portland, Oregon based artist AJ Fosik has sent 12 of his unpainted sculptures to be reinterpreted by 12 Tokyo based artists, painted and assembled with their own style in a new form of collaboration....More »

  • poster for Daisuke Nagaoka “A Fire Burning for 1000 Years and a Star which Died 8 mins 19 secs Before”

    Daisuke Nagaoka “A Fire Burning for 1000 Years and a Star which Died 8 mins 19 secs Before”

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    • Media: Painting - Party - Talks
    • 2014-03-06 - 2014-04-13

    Daisuke Nagaoka follows after memory through video installation work and drawings created through in the production process. [Related Event] Opening Reception Date: 3/14(Fri) 19:00-21:00 Venue: hpgrp...More »

  • poster for Kenichi Asano “Figure of Strength”

    Kenichi Asano “Figure of Strength”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2014-01-17 - 2014-02-16

    Exploring images of metamorphosis, possession and puppetry Kenichi Asano points to the possibility of new found strength through becoming something other than yourself. Here he presents a mask which gives...More »

  • poster for New Year With Good Photos Vol. 2

    New Year With Good Photos Vol. 2

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2014-01-07 - 2014-01-12

    The second annual New Year’s exhibition presents an excellent selection photography by Muga Miyahara and others who have displayed works at venues including hpgrp Gallery Tokyo and the Aosando Art Fair....More »

  • poster for Kanako Ohya “Garden Landscape”

    Kanako Ohya “Garden Landscape”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-12-05 - 2013-12-29

    Kanako Ohya is an award winning artist who has been made recipient of the 2008 Gunma Biennale For Young Artists Award, the 2009 28th Sompo Japan Art Award and was also selected for the 2013 VOCA award...More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2013

    Aosando Art Fair 2013

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    • Media: Painting - Product - Party
    • 2013-10-24 - 2013-10-27

    The Aosando Air Fair lets visitors experience the pleasure of art and purchase works by young contemporary artists. Held at a variety of shops and spaces exhibiting pieces by up-and-coming creators, the...More »

  • poster for “Catching A Jellyfish”

    “Catching A Jellyfish”

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Party
    • 2013-10-24 - 2013-11-17

    Works by three artist-in-residence participants in the TWS domestic creators’ exchange program. The three artists, all of the same generation, visited the Tohoku region to consider what it feels like to...More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Ito “Birth of the Birthday”

    Kazuhiro Ito “Birth of the Birthday”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2013-09-25 - 2013-10-20

    An exhibition of new work from Kazuhiro Ito, an artist who continues to push the possibilities of bronze sculpture. Rejecting the basic rules of bronze sculpture in the production of molds etc. Ito attempts...More »

  • poster for Yohei Imamura “Star-Shaped Tent Entrance”

    Yohei Imamura “Star-Shaped Tent Entrance”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2013-08-30 - 2013-10-20

    Imamura creates geometric objects with ink overlaid several times over using silkscreen techniques. His 2-D and 3-D silkscreen works and a painting series are now on display. Venue: Iosselliani T-02-I0S...More »

  • poster for Kazuo Yoshioda ” - TB - “

    Kazuo Yoshioda ” - TB - “

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    • Media: Graphics - Photography - Talks
    • 2013-08-30 - 2013-09-23

    Kazuo Yoshida is an acclaimed up-and-coming photographer. He received the Grand Prize at last year’s Gunma Biennale for Young Artists and his series “Air Blue” was selected as a featured exhibition at...More »

  • poster for Miki Kubota “An Image 2”

    Miki Kubota “An Image 2”

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Party
    • 2013-07-26 - 2013-08-18

    The work of Miki Kubota suggests the new possibilities of contemporary sculpture with its high originality and strength of presence. In recent years the artist has produced a volume of paper based works,...More »

  • poster for Mai Narita “Supermoon Weekend”

    Mai Narita “Supermoon Weekend”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-06-27 - 2013-08-28

    In this solo exhibition photographer Mai Narita presents a body of work inspired by the phenomenon of the “super moon” when the moon is closest to Earth. [Image:Mai Narita「cam」(2011)C-print 556×364mm]...More »

  • poster for “Ippin Saraya”

    “Ippin Saraya”

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    • Media: Photography - Product - Crafts
    • 2013-06-27 - 2013-07-21

    From China, to Japan and Europe, the customs of tea drinking have led to the development of unique arts and culture in each country and region, becoming essential components of everyday life. In particular...More »

  • poster for Hiroki Kurokawa “Variable Geometry”

    Hiroki Kurokawa “Variable Geometry”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2013-05-31 - 2013-06-22

    Series of works from 1980-1990, including Sirius and Spartoi. More »

  • poster for “Towards Art Life” - The Space of the Original Print

    “Towards Art Life” - The Space of the Original Print

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2013-05-04 - 2013-05-04

    In this talk show event leader of web magazine “Fraction Magazine Japan”, Yoichi Nagata, offers insights into the world of European/American galleries, collectors and interior design. For further information...More »

  • poster for Ai Ohashi “Piece”

    Ai Ohashi “Piece”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-04-25 - 2013-05-19

    Photographs taken between early 2009 and summer 2012 that reflect on the intertwined nature of life and death and the lost pieces of life born from pain. These themes were brought home to the artist after...More »

  • poster for Rich "Story3..."

    Rich "Story3..."

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2013-03-29 - 2013-04-21

    The artist's first solo show at hpgrp Gallery Tokyo presents a compilation of work from his "Story" series. Inspired by the creativity of children envisioning animal shapes in clouds, Rich's captivating...More »

  • poster for Muga Miyahara Exhibitino

    Muga Miyahara Exhibitino

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2013-02-28 - 2013-03-24

    Muga Miyahara is a photographer working in fashion photography, music CD cover shots, advertising and more. This exhibition draws from his new series on Ikenobo, the school often said to be the origin...More »

  • poster for Kazushige Suzuki "Puro"

    Kazushige Suzuki "Puro"

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2013-02-28 - 2013-04-23

    Features work from two series, one depicting seemingly empty snowy landscapes, followed by another playing with the nature of long-distance photography and focus.More »

  • poster for Makiko Tanaka "plus profond"

    Makiko Tanaka "plus profond"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-01-31 - 2013-02-24

    Makiko Tanaka received the 12th Taro Okamoto prize in 2009. This show showcases pencil drawings, watercolor drawings and other works made from colored papers.More »

  • poster for Kiichiro Adachi "never die"

    Kiichiro Adachi "never die"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2013-01-11 - 2013-01-27

    A graduate of the environmental design department at Tama Art University, Kiichiro Adachi attracted critical acclaim for his work at the 2007 "Space for Your Future" exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary...More »

  • poster for Jun Yoshida "Kisses and Hugs"

    Jun Yoshida "Kisses and Hugs"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-12-07 - 2012-12-30

    Using traditional woodblock printing and nihonga painting methods, Yoshida makes works layered with gold leaf and washi paper. On display here at his first solo show are 10 new works. [Image: Jun Yoshida,...More »

  • poster for Yoi Kawakubo "The colossus drive and the black sun"

    Yoi Kawakubo "The colossus drive and the black sun"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-11-01 - 2012-11-18

    This exhibition showcases works from two series that create a meta loop-like structure of light and water within the gallery. The first series is an extension of Kawakubo's original waterfront series,...More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2012

    Aosando Art Fair 2012

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    • Media: Painting - Product - Party
    • 2012-10-24 - 2012-11-04

    First held in November 2007, this art fair is now into its sixth edition, featuring a variety of participating shops and galleries that offer visitors the chance to encounter works of contemporary art. ...More »

  • poster for Kanako Ohya "Landscape"

    Kanako Ohya "Landscape"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-10-11 - 2012-10-30

    On display are new works by Kanako Ohya that depict landscapes from her travels and scenes from everyday life. [Image: Kanako Ohya, "Landscape" (2012) oil and watercolor on panel 80.3 × 65.2 cm] More »

  • poster for Tamaki Shindo "Late comer"

    Tamaki Shindo "Late comer"

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    • Media: Photography - Prints
    • 2012-09-20 - 2012-10-08

    New paintings that also resemble photographs, depicting phantasmal, illusionary landscapes. See website for details on related talk events. [Image: Tamaki Shindo, "Current" (2012) gelatin silver print...More »

  • poster for pinpin co + Asuka Itagaki "Dance and Live Performance"

    pinpin co + Asuka Itagaki "Dance and Live Performance"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2012-09-08 - 2012-09-08

    This dance and sculpture performance features delicate linework by Pinpin Co on the lithe, supple body of Asuka Itagaki.More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Ito "bridge"

    Kazuhiro Ito "bridge"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2012-08-30 - 2012-09-17

    On display are new works by bronze sculptor Kazuhiro Ito that seek to approach his ultimate personal ideal – the form of a single sheet or pole. [Image: Kazuhiro Ito "Dear Blind Phantom No. 22" (2012)...More »

  • poster for Yasuo Nomura "ecosphere"

    Yasuo Nomura "ecosphere"

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2012-08-30 - 2012-10-21

    On display are works inspired by the theme of the ecosphere, using animist and mandala motifs. [Image: Yasuo Nomura, "Ecosphere" (2012) acrylic, urethane on board]More »

  • poster for Yoshiro Takeuchi Exhibition

    Yoshiro Takeuchi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-08-01 - 2012-08-26

    Paintings by Yoshiro Takeuchi that recall geometric forms, patterns, symbols while rejecting simple and facile formulas and interpretations.More »

  • poster for Miki Kubota "An image"

    Miki Kubota "An image"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2012-07-12 - 2012-07-29

    Kubota investigates the new possibilities of contemporary sculpture. This exhibition uses images of photographs of tattoos, recreated as a Buddhist sculpture, mixing the 2D with the 3D. [Image: Miki...More »

  • poster for Kazuo Yoshida "Air Blue"

    Kazuo Yoshida "Air Blue"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-07-12 - 2012-08-29

    Solo show by Gunma Youth Biennale 2012 Grand Prize winner Kazuo Yoshida, whose works seek to explore the origins of life. By layering photos on top of one another, these works depict the creation and demise...More »

  • poster for Daisuke Nagaoka "Reconstellation"

    Daisuke Nagaoka "Reconstellation"

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    • Media: Video and Film - Performance Art
    • 2012-06-21 - 2012-07-08

    Features video records of multiple subjects reading, a video installation revealing the objects that the eye cannot see.More »

  • poster for D[di:] "Forever Unrequited"

    D[di:] "Forever Unrequited"

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing
    • 2012-05-31 - 2012-06-17

    This exhibition showcases roughly 20 works that emerged out of his physical allergic reactions and the sense of longing and dynamism that accompanied them.More »

  • poster for Makiko Tanaka "Aurora vs Portrait"

    Makiko Tanaka "Aurora vs Portrait"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2012-04-25 - 2012-05-15

    Grey-toned gesso and pencil works that dovetails remarkably with Tanaka's foggy, clouded worldview. [Image: Makiko Tanaka, "Aurora Curtain" (2012) pencil, pastel and gesso on board 300x300mm]More »

  • poster for Ryo Ichii "Rasposo"

    Ryo Ichii "Rasposo"

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    • Media: Photography - Fashion - Party
    • 2012-04-25 - 2012-06-12

    Features photographs following a French family circus troupe on its five-month tour of Europe, along with matching accessories.More »

  • poster for Etsuko Taniguchi "light"

    Etsuko Taniguchi "light"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2012-03-23 - 2012-04-15

    Features work focusing on light sources in portraits, landscapes and still life paintings. [Images: Etsuko Taniguchi "Blue" (2012)]More »

  • poster for Taka "20114161724"

    Taka "20114161724"

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2012-02-24 - 2012-03-18

    On display are works that will go on sale via a charity silent auction. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to quake-stricken areas.More »

  • poster for "The Scene" Exhibition

    "The Scene" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2012-02-02 - 2012-02-19

    Group exhibition by 5 artists that explores the "power of a single photograph".More »

  • poster for "Herb and Dorothy" Screening

    "Herb and Dorothy" Screening

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2011-12-23 - 2011-12-24

    Special Christmas season screening of the acclaimed documentary "Herb and Dorothy", about two New York art collectors whose tiny one bedroom apartment is crammed full of contemporary art masterpieces. December...More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Ito "unknown touches"

    Kazuhiro Ito "unknown touches"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-11-30 - 2012-01-15

    New works by bronze sculptor Kazuhiro Ito that embody his personal philosophy of sculpture as, ultimately, "made up of a single board and a single staff". More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2011

    Aosando Art Fair 2011

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party - Performance Art
    • 2011-10-29 - 2011-11-03

    Aosando is a unique L-shaped backstreet connected Aoyama-dori and Omotesando, filled with galleries, book stores and cafes. Every year the Aosando Art Fair sees numerous venues co-operate to offer new...More »

  • poster for Kanako Oya "Monologue"

    Kanako Oya "Monologue"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2011-10-21 - 2011-11-13

    New works by Kanako Oya, an artist known for her vivid depictions of momentary instants in daily life using materials like masking tape and airbrushing. [Image: Kanako Oya, "Wishing upon a star" (2011)...More »

  • poster for Tamaki Shindo Exhibition

    Tamaki Shindo Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Party
    • 2011-09-23 - 2011-10-16

    Tamaki Shindo uses scissors to cut up photographs of flowers, which she then paints or draws over before making multiple color copies, creating a vision of nature that almost seems more real than nature...More »

  • poster for Miki Kubota "People's Mountain"

    Miki Kubota "People's Mountain"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2011-08-26 - 2011-09-19

    Features new works by the artist who uses furniture to demonstrate the binary of actuality and fiction in large sculptures. [Image: Miki Kubota]More »

  • poster for Kansuke Akaike Exhibition

    Kansuke Akaike Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2011-08-26 - 2011-09-21

    Exhibition takes place at the 2F space, IOSSELLIANI T-02-IOS. [Image: Kansuke Akaike]More »

  • poster for Daisuke Nagaoka Exhibition

    Daisuke Nagaoka Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Video and Film - Party
    • 2011-07-22 - 2011-08-21

    This exhibition by artist Daisuke Nagaoka, who typically creates elaborate, detailed pencil and pen drawings, features a series of video works based on the themes of past, present and future. These animated...More »

  • poster for Etsuko Taniguchi Exhibition

    Etsuko Taniguchi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2011-06-24 - 2011-07-18

    Etsuko Taniguchi paints light using multiple layers of acrylic paint, which she then planes away selectively to reveal the underlying colors. More »

  • poster for Jun Kitazume + Jun Yoshida "Period"

    Jun Kitazume + Jun Yoshida "Period"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-06-03 - 2011-06-22

    Jun Kitazume draws simply but vividly on the themes of vibrant "life" and primitive "gender". He symbolically deals with flowers as offerings towards the dead, to life and sex. Jun Yoshida, though,...More »

  • poster for Makiko Tanaka "Colour Spell"

    Makiko Tanaka "Colour Spell"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-04-26 - 2011-05-17

    New works in pastel and oils. [Image: Makiko Tanaka "silver blood" (2010) Pastel, Paper on Panel, 410×242mm Courtesy of Yumiko Chiba Associates]More »

  • poster for "Silent Auction for Supporting Tohoku Japan"

    "Silent Auction for Supporting Tohoku Japan"

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Party
    • 2011-04-17 - 2011-04-23

    All the sales from this silent auction will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society. It is being organized in association with Yumiko Chiba Associates, Zenshi, galeria de muerte, nap gallery and hpgrp...More »

  • poster for Fabian Monheim "Into the woods"

    Fabian Monheim "Into the woods"

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2011-03-04 - 2011-03-21

    Fabian Monheim was born in 1968. After graduating from Central Saint Martins, he founded Fly Productions, a London-based design studio. Monheim lived in Tokyo from 2004-7 and is currently living in his...More »

  • poster for Ryoono Exhibition

    Ryoono Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Party
    • 2011-02-03 - 2011-02-27

    Ryoono is a design collective that creates graphics, textiles and murals with an organic style and sense of dynamism for apparel brands, F&B companies and other clients. For this exhibition they have...More »

  • poster for Ante Vojnovic Exhibition

    Ante Vojnovic Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Party
    • 2011-01-07 - 2011-01-30

    French-born artist Ante Vojnovic is a sculptor who uses a variety of materials ranging from water, wind and stone to light and time. This exhibition showcases an installation of “light sculptures” that...More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Ito Exhibition

    Kazuhiro Ito Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2010-12-03 - 2010-12-29

    New works by bronze sculptor Kazuhiro Ito with an even more rigorous approach to doing away with all ornamental elements, coming closer to Ito's ideal of being "a single sheet or stick".More »

  • poster for Sophie Delaporte "Astier de Villatte"

    Sophie Delaporte "Astier de Villatte"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-11-19 - 2010-11-28

    Photo exhibition by Sophie Delaporte, who takes photos of products from the popular ceramic brand Astier de Villatte, available at H.P. Deco Tokyo.More »

  • poster for "Aosando Art Fair 2010"

    "Aosando Art Fair 2010"

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    • Media: Painting - Party - Talks
    • 2010-10-29 - 2010-11-03

    Held for the first time in November 2007, the Aosando Art Fair was created to enliven the streets of the Aoyama-Omotesando neighborhood while getting visitors excited about purchasing the works of young...More »

  • poster for Kanako Oya Exhibition

    Kanako Oya Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2010-10-29 - 2010-11-23

    New works by Kanako Ota, who creates meticulously laid-out pieces using masking tape and airbrush that capture something of the uncertainty and strangeness of daily life.More »

  • Kazuma Koike + Yasuyoshi Botan "A silent moment at Veronica island"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2010-10-01 - 2010-10-24

    This collaborative exhibition between Kazuma Koike, who works in painting, drawing and sculpture, and Yasuyoshi Botan, an artist who creates installations, paintings, picture books and performances, showcases...More »

  • poster for Shinpei Onishi Exhibition

    Shinpei Onishi Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Party
    • 2010-09-11 - 2010-09-26

    New works by graphic designer, illustrator and artist Shinpei Onishi influenced by subcultural illustrators like Geoff McFetridge and Shepard Fairey, as well as Kuniyoshi's paintings of yokai (Japanese...More »

  • poster for Yoshiro Takeuchi Exhibition

    Yoshiro Takeuchi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2010-08-06 - 2010-09-05

    This is Yoshiro Takeuchi's first solo exhibition in Tokyo, featuring new works that explore how viewers obtain a sense of satisfaction from having arrived at a final, definitive "answer" in the form of...More »

  • poster for "Shibuya Area Art Hunting Tour"

    "Shibuya Area Art Hunting Tour"

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2010-07-10 - 2010-07-10

    This edition of Art Hunting will take participants on a guided tour of the Shibuya area. Highlights include the "Psychoanalysis: Gazes on Photo and Video Art from Austria" exhibition currently showing...More »

  • poster for Three Person Exhibition

    Three Person Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2010-07-02 - 2010-08-01

    On display are works by Tadaomi Shibuya, who creates unique worlds using straight lines and complex plane compositions; Jun Yoshida, who moves freely and effortlessly between nihonga painting, printmaking...More »

  • poster for Ritsuko Yamashita Exhibition

    Ritsuko Yamashita Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2010-06-04 - 2010-06-27

    Ritsuko Yamashita's works consist of images that have been carved onto the surface of canvases uniformly applied with oil paint using a needle. Her subjects include factories, marketplaces and construction...More »

  • poster for Jun Kitazume "Petals"

    Jun Kitazume "Petals"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2010-04-29 - 2010-05-25

    First exhibition in Tokyo by Jun Kitazume, an artist who uses acrylic, ink and urethane to express the dynamism of life and raw sexual energy in a simple, yet vivid style. On display here are acrylic and...More »

  • poster for Juri Inoue + Kazuto Sahara + Yoshiro Takeuchi "Untitled - Paintings"

    Juri Inoue + Kazuto Sahara + Yoshiro Takeuchi "Untitled - Paintings"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2010-04-02 - 2010-04-25

    hpgrp Gallery Tokyo kicks off its fourth year with a group exhibition featuring the work of 3 painters.More »

  • poster for Makiko Tanaka "Le pollen"

    Makiko Tanaka "Le pollen"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2010-03-05 - 2010-03-28

    New works by Makiko Tanaka that use pastels to depict the process of scattering and dispersal by which air particles are manipulated just like pollen.More »

  • poster for Kazuma Koike "Blinks"

    Kazuma Koike "Blinks"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2010-01-22 - 2010-02-19

    Solo show of poetic, vividly colored acrylic paintings with a fetish for the particular texture of the medium by an artist who spent his youth in Argentina.More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Ito "Evidence"

    Kazuhiro Ito "Evidence"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2009-11-27 - 2010-01-05

    Ito's works are characterized by their heavy materiality and strong presence exuded by the organic forms. What Ito tries to capture is not merely the beauty of lines and forms but what "lies beyond". Ito...More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2009

    Aosando Art Fair 2009

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2009-10-30 - 2009-11-03

    First held in autumn 2007, the Aosando Art Fair was named for the two streets that anchor the area it was held in, Aoyama Dori and Omotesando. The fair aimed to get visitors off the main streets that they've...More »

  • poster for Maiko Kobayashi "Vale of Tears"

    Maiko Kobayashi "Vale of Tears"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2009-10-30 - 2009-11-23

    hpgrp Gallery Tokyo is pleased to present new works by Maiko Kobayashi in the first exhibition after her return from Newcastle, U.K. Kobayashi produces paintings depicting creatures that resemble dogs,...More »

  • poster for Tomoko Inagaki + Takuma Uematsu "One day, I meet..."

    Tomoko Inagaki + Takuma Uematsu "One day, I meet..."

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    • Media: Drawing - Video and Film - Party
    • 2009-10-02 - 2009-10-25

    hpgrp Gallery Tokyo is pleased to present new works by collaborative unit "Ine wo Ueru Hito", composed of Tomoko Inagaki and Takuma Uematsu. Inagaki is known for her video installations that expose...More »

  • poster for Kanako Ohya Exhibition

    Kanako Ohya Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2009-09-04 - 2009-09-27

    Ohya is an artist who captures the "beauty of imperfection" and the "turbulent feelings of youth" using vivid but simple imagery. In the works of Ohya, viewers are confronted with objects in daily life...More »

  • poster for 元田久治 展

    元田久治 展

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2009-07-31 - 2009-08-30

    hpgrp Gallery Tokyo is please to present the new works of Hisaharu Motoda in his first exhibition in the gallery. Motoda depicts landmarks of Tokyo such as Tokyo Tower or the Houses of Parliament, or other...More »

  • poster for Tadaomi Shibuya “Oshie (Doctrine)”

    Tadaomi Shibuya “Oshie (Doctrine)”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-07-03 - 2009-07-26

    Hpgrp gallery is pleased to announce the opening of "Oshie (Doctrine)", Tadaomi Shibuya's third exhibition at the gallery. Shibuya paints unique motifs with sharp, straight lines. In this exhibition, he...More »

  • poster for Miki Kubota "Deshadowed and Swelling"

    Miki Kubota "Deshadowed and Swelling"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2009-06-05 - 2009-06-28

    We are pleased to announce the opening of Miki Kubota's first exhibition at hpgrp Gallery Tokyo, "Deshadowed and Swelling". The sense of volume in furniture which relates to the human body is key to...More »

  • poster for Makiko Tanaka "Rose Tuning"

    Makiko Tanaka "Rose Tuning"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2009-05-08 - 2009-05-31

    After a year since her last exhibition, hpgrp Gallery presents "Rose Tuning" by Makiko Tanaka. She presented a body of work based on "kehai" (meaning "sign" in Japanese) at the last exhibition, and this...More »

  • poster for Daisuke Nagaoka "Ring Wondering"

    Daisuke Nagaoka "Ring Wondering"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2009-04-03 - 2009-04-26

    We are pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition, “Ring Wondering” by Daisuke Nagaoka, who draws poetic images with delicate and detailed lines of ink and pencil. Nagaoka makes the imaginative...More »

  • poster for Tamami Kubota "Pity is Akin to Love"

    Tamami Kubota "Pity is Akin to Love"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2009-03-13 - 2009-03-31

    We are pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition "Pity is Akin to Love" by Tamami Kubota. Using dynamic strokes and strong color contrast, Kubota creates figurative paintings that express both...More »

  • poster for Taka "Vital - Kissing Tree"

    Taka "Vital - Kissing Tree"

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2009-02-06 - 2009-03-06

    We are pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition, "Vital - Kissing Tree" by Taka. In his solo exhibition in 2007, Taka presented a series of abstract color photography in which he uniquely interpreted...More »

  • poster for Ichiro Miyagawa "Uh-huh"

    Ichiro Miyagawa "Uh-huh"

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2009-01-09 - 2009-02-01

    This is Ichiro Miyagawa's first solo exhibition at a gallery, presenting photographs incorporating reflective imagery. It is a very simple effect which creates a visually compelling mirrored image that...More »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Ito "The Baby Can Dance, Phantom Cry"

    Kazuhiro Ito "The Baby Can Dance, Phantom Cry"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2008-11-26 - 2009-01-05

    We are pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition "The Baby Can Dance, Phantom Cry" by Kazuhiro Ito, an artist who has been pushing the possibilities of bronze sculpture and its expression. Because...More »

  • poster for Yasuyoshi Botan "Into the Forest"

    Yasuyoshi Botan "Into the Forest"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2008-10-31 - 2008-11-24

    We are pleased to announce the opening of this exhibition by Yasuyoshi Botan, an artist who works with a great diversity of media, such as installation, children's books, performance and painting. A little...More »

  • poster for Aosando Art Fair 2008

    Aosando Art Fair 2008

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2008-10-31 - 2008-11-03

    The Aosando Art Fair was first held in autumn 2007, named for the two streets, Aoyama Dori and Omotesando, that anchor the area it was held in, aiming to get visitors off the main streets that they've...More »

  • poster for Takuma Uematsu “The Forest of Coral”

    Takuma Uematsu “The Forest of Coral”

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    • Media: Installation - Party
    • 2008-10-03 - 2008-10-26

    Uematsu uses stuffed animals, gemstones and images of plant to create his work. The unusual combination of various objects offers visual resistance and stimuli for the imagination. Wild boar and swans,...More »

  • poster for Michael E.J. Stanley “Kotosaheku”

    Michael E.J. Stanley “Kotosaheku”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-09-05 - 2008-09-28

    We are pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Kotosaheku by the Japan-based American-born photographer Michael E. J. Stanley. The unusual title derives from an ancient Japanese word that evokes...More »

  • poster for Ryoono "Undulation"

    Ryoono "Undulation"

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    • 2008-07-31 - 2008-08-31

    Ryoono is an artist who plays with graphics, textiles, wall painting and more. His work is characterized by vivid colors and precise lines, and he has produced many works in collaboration with apparel...More »

  • poster for Tadaomi Shibuya "Shibuya Zoo"

    Tadaomi Shibuya "Shibuya Zoo"

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    • Media: Graphics - Party
    • 2008-07-03 - 2008-07-27

    In this exhibition, Shibuya reconstructs various motifs using unique surfaces and straight lines. One year since his last solo exhibition, "Construct", these "Shibuya Zoo" works have been developed using...More »

  • poster for Yusuke Gunji "Conpeitoi"

    Yusuke Gunji "Conpeitoi"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2008-06-05 - 2008-06-29

    Yusuke Guji showed us his totally unique perspective through colorful, repetitive images of a house in an exhibition called “Creamy House” in April 2007. He is back with a body of new work called “conpeito”...More »

  • poster for Makiko Tanaka "sign/kehai"

    Makiko Tanaka "sign/kehai"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Party
    • 2008-05-09 - 2008-06-01

    We are pleased to announce the exhibition “sign/kehai”, with new works of Makiko Tanaka, an artist who works actively in a variety of media, such as pencil drawing, watercolor and installation. Although...More »

  • Daisuke Nagaoka "Aimai na Niwa (Ambiguous Garden)"

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Party
    • 2008-04-03 - 2008-05-06

    Most of Daisuke Nagaoka's works are drawings consisting of overlapping lines. He has drawn animals, insects and forests in this detailed style that lies somewhere between the real and imaginative. The...More »

  • "Untitled" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Party
    • 2008-03-13 - 2008-03-30

    It has been almost a year since hpgrp Gallery Tokyo started showing contemporary art. The word "Gendai Art (means contemporary art in Japanese)" sounds a little doubtful today because it is easily overused....More »

  • poster for Taka "In Between"

    Taka "In Between"

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2008-02-15 - 2008-03-09

    In this solo exhibition, this artist displays works that reconstruct the absolute elements - color, form and texture - present in photographs from a unique perspective. One series of photographs is presented...More »

  • poster for Tiny Dinosaur + Junio "Shadow Graph"

    Tiny Dinosaur + Junio "Shadow Graph"

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2008-01-18 - 2008-02-11

    "Shadow Graph" is designed by the collaboration of Naomi Yamamoto, an apparel designer for "tiny dinosaur," and Yasuaki Kimura and Isuzu from the glass artists' unit "JUNIO". These artists have attempted...More »

  • poster for "Sculptures' Instinct Vol.3" Exhibition

    "Sculptures' Instinct Vol.3" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2007-12-13 - 2008-01-13

    This is a group exhibition by 4 sculptors that use what can be called traditional sculpture media in their work. In times when the nonphysical realm is growing at a high pace, what meaning is there in...More »

  • poster for Kenjiro Kitade "Kitade Art"

    Kenjiro Kitade "Kitade Art"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2007-11-08 - 2007-12-09

    The director of hpgrp Gallery New York, Shuhei Yamatani first met this artist in the summer of 2000. This artist's work "Kidoairaku (Delight Anger Sorrow Pleasure)," comprising an angry face and laughing...More »

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    Aosando Art Fair

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Fashion - Crafts - Performance Art
    • 2007-10-31 - 2007-11-04

    "Aosando" is the nickname for the alley which connects Aoyama-dori Street and Omotesando Street. A new art fair is coming to this alley, called "Aosando Art Fair." Many creative and unique shops, boutiques,...More »

  • Cristina Toro "Minute Moon and The Garden of Triangular Sunshine"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2007-10-12 - 2007-11-04

    This artist paints a colorful, whimsical world full of layered patterns that evoke lost fairy tales. Her current body of work is based on her idea of "a nocturnal garden of triangular sunshine". In each...More »

  • poster for Tadaomi Shibuya "Construct"

    Tadaomi Shibuya "Construct"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2007-09-13 - 2007-10-08

    This artist's works are unique compositions of images of a wide range of people, animals and industrial products. At first glance they look sharp and flat, but the fine lines, hand drawn by the artist,...More »

  • poster for "American Woman: New Feminism" Exhibition

    "American Woman: New Feminism" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-08-09 - 2007-09-09

    The theme of this exhibition can easily be linked with Feminism, but these three New York-based female artists are not trying to take up the issue of women's liberation from problems based on cultural...More »

  • poster for Kenichi Iwai "Sparks,"

    Kenichi Iwai "Sparks,"

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Party
    • 2007-07-12 - 2007-08-05

    This artist has been active as a freelance photographer all over the world for nearly twenty years since encountering photographer Katsuo Hanzawa. In his interactions with Hanzawa, the artist finds the...More »

  • poster for E*Rock + Mumbleboy "Superhero"

    E*Rock + Mumbleboy "Superhero"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2007-06-14 - 2007-07-08

    The theme of this exhibition is "Superheroes." Superheroes for the artists are not typical like Superman, but created out of completely different resources. The two artists' work looks psychedelia, but...More »

  • poster for Martes Bathori "Lovebud"

    Martes Bathori "Lovebud"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2007-05-17 - 2007-06-10

    The title of this exhibition "Lovebud" comes from the last scene of Orson Wells' classic "Citizen Kane," where Kane is holding a rosebud in his fist as he dies. The artist calls himself "a traveler in...More »

  • poster for Yusuke Gunji "Melting House"

    Yusuke Gunji "Melting House"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2007-04-19 - 2007-05-13

    This is a solo exhibition by an artist who expresses daily life from a unique abstract viewpoint, using bright colors. Houses are often the subject of the artist's paintings. His simply deformed, ruminating...More »

  • poster for Marthe Desmoulins "Bazar et Garde-Manger"

    Marthe Desmoulins "Bazar et Garde-Manger"

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    • Media: Installation - Party
    • 2007-03-16 - 2007-04-15

    For this exhibition, Marthe Desmoulins, a former fashion designer, uses intriguing objects and items from daily life that one would never want to let go, and that embody the joy of happening upon things...More »

  • poster for Julian Gatto + Guillermia Baiguera "Under the Shadow of Leafy Green Trees"

    Julian Gatto + Guillermia Baiguera "Under the Shadow of Leafy Green Trees"

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2007-02-09 - 2007-03-11

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