Yokohama Museum Of Art - Past Events

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

  • poster for Yokohama Triennale 2017 - Islands, Constellations & Galapagos

    Yokohama Triennale 2017 - Islands, Constellations & Galapagos

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Performance Art - Art Festival - Talks
    • 2017-08-04 - 2017-11-05

    The title of the sixth edition of the Yokohama Triennale is “Islands, Constellations and Galapagos.” Together with the concept, it was conceived following a series of discussions by directors and experts...More »

  • poster for Trienniale School 2017 Vol. 12: Artist Talk by Muneteru Ujino

    Trienniale School 2017 Vol. 12: Artist Talk by Muneteru Ujino

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2017-06-28 - 2017-06-28

    Muneteru Ujino, a Yokohama Triennale 2017 artist who created a stir with his performance at a press conference for the art festival, will speak with curator Eriko Kimura and other participating artists...More »

  • poster for “Yokohama Round, Round 3 - Islands and Alternatives: Art, Medicine, History and Society” Talk Event

    “Yokohama Round, Round 3 - Islands and Alternatives: Art, Medicine, History and Society” Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2017-05-28 - 2017-05-28

    Hosting several rounds of dialogue and discussion, Yokohama Round invites experts from various fields to participate in a program of roundtable events. The series kicked off in January 2017 prior to the...More »

  • poster for The Elegant Other: Cross-Cultural Encounters in Fashion and Art

    The Elegant Other: Cross-Cultural Encounters in Fashion and Art

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Product - Fashion - Crafts - Ceramics - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-04-15 - 2017-06-25

    After Yokohama Port opened in 1859, the city served as a gateway, allowing Western culture into the country and exporting Japanese culture abroad. Focusing on fashion and art from the late 19th century...More »

  • poster for Yokohama Museum of Art Collection: Reflections of Nature

    Yokohama Museum of Art Collection: Reflections of Nature

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga
    • 2017-03-25 - 2017-06-25

    This edition of the exhibition, titled “Reflections of Nature,” in honor of the 33rd National Urban Greenery Fair Yokohama, uses works from the collection to examine how artists have captured and expressed...More »

  • poster for Atsushi Wada “My Marsh”

    Atsushi Wada “My Marsh”

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Animation - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-02-03 - 2017-02-28

    Born in Hyogo Prefecture in 1980. Completed a master’s program at the Graduate School of Film and New Media at Tokyo University of the Arts. In about 2002, Wada began producing short animated works depicting...More »

  • poster for “Yokohama Triennale 2017 ” Talk

    “Yokohama Triennale 2017 ” Talk

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    • Media: Art Festival - Talks
    • 2017-01-15 - 2017-01-15

    A series of public forums titled “Yokohama Rounds” will bring together experts from diverse fields in order to explore “Islands, Constellations and Galapagos” - the concept of Yokohama Triennale 2017....More »

  • poster for The Photographic Works of Kishin Shinoyama – Picture Power

    The Photographic Works of Kishin Shinoyama – Picture Power

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2017-01-04 - 2017-02-28

    Photographer Shinoyama Kishin’s career has spanned five decades. This exhibition, comprised of approximately 120 photographs hand-selected by the artist from his enormous body of work and printed on large...More »

  • poster for Body / Play / Politics

    Body / Play / Politics

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Sound - Performance Art - Workshops
    • 2016-10-01 - 2016-12-14

    Body/Play/Politics presents contemporary works of art that delve from a variety of angles into images that have been generated throughout history by “the body,” which encompasses the individual human body,...More »

  • poster for Mary Cassatt Retrospective

    Mary Cassatt Retrospective

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints - Workshops - Talks
    • 2016-06-25 - 2016-09-11

    The American-born artist Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) was active in Paris during the latter-half of the 19th century. During a period when professional women artists were still rare, Cassatt carried through...More »

  • poster for Fuji Xerox Print Collection × Yokohama Museum of Art Artists in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction ― From Picasso to Warhol

    Fuji Xerox Print Collection × Yokohama Museum of Art Artists in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction ― From Picasso to Warhol

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2016-04-23 - 2016-06-05

    Drawing on works from both the Fuji Xerox Print Collection and the Yokohama Museum of Art, this exhibition explores the artistic visions that preoccupied leading artists during the 20th Century ― an age...More »

  • poster for Yu Araki “Temple of Templet”

    Yu Araki “Temple of Templet”

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2016-02-26 - 2016-04-03

    A new video installation explores the theme of “authenticity,” taking as its subject the Parthenon, which exists both in America’s southern regional city of Nashville and Greece’s capital Athens. Nashville,...More »

  • poster for Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection - From Shohaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer

    Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection - From Shohaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Product - Crafts - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2016-01-30 - 2016-04-03

    This exhibition is the first large-scale public showing of the renowned contemporary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami’s private collection, centered around contemporary art. Murakami (b. 1962) received...More »

  • poster for Kiyoshi Nakajima Retrospective: Exploring the Kaleidoscopic World of an Innovative Nihonga Painter

    Kiyoshi Nakajima Retrospective: Exploring the Kaleidoscopic World of an Innovative Nihonga Painter

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-11-03 - 2016-01-11

    This exhibition follows Nakajima’s entire career, from youth to old age, exploring his changing interests as reflected in his motifs and methods. It introduces studies and sketches in addition to finished...More »

  • poster for The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art: Collection 2015 Part 2

    The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art: Collection 2015 Part 2

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2015-07-11 - 2015-10-18

    This exhibition of works from the museum collection, which coincides with the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, considers the relationship between war and art. In this special exhibit, the museum...More »

  • poster for Cai Guo-Qiang “There and Back Again”

    Cai Guo-Qiang “There and Back Again”

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2015-07-11 - 2015-10-18

    “Cai Guo-Qiang: There and Back Again” marks the first large-scale solo exhibition of the New York based Chinese born contemporary artist to be held in Japan in the last seven years. Cai is known for his...More »

  • poster for Thinking With the Body: Ways of Relating to the Body in Contemporary Art

    Thinking With the Body: Ways of Relating to the Body in Contemporary Art

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Installation
    • 2015-03-28 - 2015-05-31

    The first Collection Exhibition in the year 2015 will present works of art related to the human body. The human body has been perceived differently in different times and cultures. In an earlier era, human...More »

  • poster for Takashi Ishida “Billowing Light”

    Takashi Ishida “Billowing Light”

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    • Media: Painting - Video and Film
    • 2015-03-28 - 2015-05-31

    This is the first large-scale solo exhibition devoted to the work of Takashi Ishida(b. 1972), an artist who has received a great deal of attention in recent years in the areas of experimental film and...More »

  • poster for Nozomi Tanaka “Shiotsuchi”

    Nozomi Tanaka “Shiotsuchi”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-02-07 - 2015-03-01

    Nozomi Tanaka was born in Miyagi prefecture in 1989, and is presently enrolled in a doctoral program in the Graduate School of Art and Design at Tohoku University of Art and Design. For this exhibition...More »

  • poster for James McNeill Whistler Retrospective

    James McNeill Whistler Retrospective

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-12-06 - 2015-03-01

    For the first time in 25 years the work of Japonism master J.M. Whistler is showcased in Japan upon an impressive scale.More »

  • poster for Yokohama Museum Of Art Collection Part 2

    Yokohama Museum Of Art Collection Part 2

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2014-12-06 - 2015-03-01

    Abstract Painting – Postwar to Present. Light and Shadow – Dialogue with the City. This collection exhibition is brought together over 2 themes. The first being the abstract painting of postwar Japan up...More »

  • poster for Yokohama Triennale 2014

    Yokohama Triennale 2014

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Installation - Product - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2014-08-01 - 2014-11-03

    Haven’ t we left behind something that is fundamentally important? Have we moved on without realizing it, or simply, left it behind, while knowing it all along? There are artists and artistic expressions...More »

  • poster for Aya Momose “Sample Voice”

    Aya Momose “Sample Voice”

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2014-03-08 - 2014-03-30

    The 2D characters of animation and video games are brought to life by their voices, endowing them with a personality beyond appearances. And yet when we hear the voices of these characters we rarely imagine...More »

  • poster for “Fascinating Japanese Woodcut Prints”

    “Fascinating Japanese Woodcut Prints”

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2014-03-01 - 2014-05-25

    For the people of Japan, woodblock printing is a deeply familiar form of artistic expression. After a wave of Ukiyo-e in the Edo era firmly established its techniques as the art of the common people, it...More »

  • poster for Kanzan Shimomura  Retrospective

    Kanzan Shimomura Retrospective

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2013-12-07 - 2014-02-11

    Kanzan Shimomura (1873-1930) was born into a family of Noh actors who served the Kishu Tokugawa family. He studied under Hogai Kano and Gaho Hashimoto from the time he was a child, learning the painting...More »

  • “The Friendships of Collection Artists”

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Video and Film
    • 2013-10-05 - 2014-02-16

    Highly creative artists are often fiercely unique and independent, but this does not mean they spend their lives in solitude. Through friendships they come to respect, cooperate, confront, and sometimes...More »

  • poster for The Life and Art of Yokoyama Taikan: His Mentor, Friends and Inspirations

    The Life and Art of Yokoyama Taikan: His Mentor, Friends and Inspirations

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-10-05 - 2013-11-24

    This exhibition brings focus upon the new challenges to painting offered by Taikan Yokoyama in his choice of technique, coloring, composition, subject and interpretation, along with his association with...More »

  • poster for Masterpieces of French Paintings from the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

    Masterpieces of French Paintings from the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-07-06 - 2013-09-16

    The Russian treasure trove of French painting at the Pushkin Museum consists of such high quality historical works to be even envied by France itself, ranging from the master of 17th century classicism...More »

  • poster for Welcome to the Jungle: Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia

    Welcome to the Jungle: Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Crafts - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2013-04-13 - 2013-06-16

    Photography, painting, sculpture, installation, and other works by Southeast Asian artists from the Collection of Singapore Art Museum depicting the region's intense beauty and tumultuous development. Related...More »

  • poster for Teita Iwabuchi Performance

    Teita Iwabuchi Performance

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2013-02-17 - 2013-02-18
  • poster for Robert Capa Centennial + Gerda Taro "Two Photographers"

    Robert Capa Centennial + Gerda Taro "Two Photographers"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-01-26 - 2013-03-24

    Capa and Taro’s photographic work was a joint enterprise, and it has been considered difficult to tell their work apart. Recent studies, however, have clearly distinguished the photographs taken by Taro....More »

  • poster for Shoin Kajii "Harbin 2009-2012"

    Shoin Kajii "Harbin 2009-2012"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-11-03 - 2012-11-18

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  • "Various Representations Related to Light" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2012-11-03 - 2013-03-24

    Light is an indispensable element of visual art and tightly bound to the world of visual perception. This exhibition showcases a number of glass works and the variety found in this artistic medium, and...More »

  • poster for "The Spirit of Kuniyoshi - From Ukiyoe to Japanese Modern Paintings" Exhibition

    "The Spirit of Kuniyoshi - From Ukiyoe to Japanese Modern Paintings" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-11-03 - 2013-01-14

    Featuring some 250 exhibits of famous ukiyoe painter Kuniyoshi's work, nihonga, oil paintings, prints, books and more from the late Edo to the early Showa periods. Kuniyoshi is known for his wide creative...More »

  • poster for Yoshitomo Nara "a bit like you and me..."

    Yoshitomo Nara "a bit like you and me..."

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Installation
    • 2012-07-14 - 2012-09-23

    Unforgettable at first sight. Such describes the children and animals that Yoshitomo Nara depicts. They have a variety of expressions- some look defiant and aggressive while others seem melancholic or...More »

  • poster for Max Ernst "FigurexScape"

    Max Ernst "FigurexScape"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-04-07 - 2012-06-24

    Ever since the 1930s, Max Ernst (1891-1976) has been known in Japan as one of the leading artists of Surrealism together with Salvador Dali. In 1939, Japanese Surrealist painter Ichiro Fukuzawa wrote the...More »

  • poster for Tetsuya Umeda "Trash Box Music"

    Tetsuya Umeda "Trash Box Music"

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2012-02-18 - 2012-02-19

    Tetsuya Umeda is an installation and live performance artist who combines self-made devices with existing found objects and the surrounding environment, collaborating with various "phenomena" to make his...More »

  • poster for "Fuyuko Matsui Exhibition - Becoming Friends with All the Children in the World"

    "Fuyuko Matsui Exhibition - Becoming Friends with All the Children in the World"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2011-12-17 - 2012-03-18

    This is Fuyuko Matsui's first large-scale solo show at a public art museum. Her work was previously included in a group exhibition of nihonga painters at this museum in 2006. Matsui was born in Morimachi,...More »

  • poster for Silent Film "Minato no Nihon Musume" Screening & CHANCHIKI TORNADE Concert

    Silent Film "Minato no Nihon Musume" Screening & CHANCHIKI TORNADE Concert

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    • Media: Video and Film - Performance Art
    • 2011-10-09 - 2011-10-10

    A screening of the 1933 masterpiece, "Minato no Nihon Musume", directed by Hiroshi Shimizu and set in the port of Yokohama. CHANCHIKI TORNADE and an orchestra will also evoke the period through music. 10/9...More »

  • poster for "Circumstance as if it were the last time (a subtlemob)" Event

    "Circumstance as if it were the last time (a subtlemob)" Event

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2011-08-06 - 2011-08-06

    This event is a satellite event to the Yokohama Triennale 2011. The venue is not public until the actual day. The "secret" location will be sent on the day to the applying attendees. Participants will...More »

  • poster for Yokohama Triennale 2011

    Yokohama Triennale 2011

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Party
    • 2011-08-06 - 2011-11-06

    Based on the theme “OUR MAGIC HOUR”, the Yokohama Triennale 2011 will be held at two main venues: the Yokohama Museum of Art and NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK). Focusing on works that...More »

  • poster for "120th Anniversary of Birth: Kiyoshi Hasegawa Exhibition"

    "120th Anniversary of Birth: Kiyoshi Hasegawa Exhibition"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2011-04-29 - 2011-06-26

    This exhibition commemorates the 120th birth anniversary of the Yokohama-born master copper engraver and printmaker Kiyoshi Hasegawa, who enjoyed a long and varied career in France. Hasegawa was born in...More »

  • poster for Tadasu Takamine "Too Far To See"

    Tadasu Takamine "Too Far To See"

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • 2011-01-21 - 2011-03-20

    Takamine has exhibited works not only in two- and three-dimensions and in video, but also in installation, performance, and productions making free use of a wide range of media, including sound, images,...More »

  • poster for Edgar Degas Exhibition

    Edgar Degas Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-09-18 - 2010-12-31

    Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917) was a master artist who painted the modern city life of Paris from an objective standpoint. Although many of the Impressionists painted outdoors to capture the light and color...More »

  • poster for "126 Polaroid" Exhibition

    "126 Polaroid" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-08-07 - 2010-08-29

    After the manufacture of Polaroid film was unfortunately stopped, the company recently decided to start reproducing it. This exhibition, a project conceived by Tama Art University, showcases Polaroid photos...More »

  • "Film History"

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2010-07-29 - 2010-08-05

    This series of talks offers visitors a survey of the history of film and video - different from the film industry and its output - through the work of its experimental pioneers and practitioners, such...More »

  • poster for "Masterpieces from the Pola Museum of Art: Impressionists and the Ecole de Paris" Exhibition

    "Masterpieces from the Pola Museum of Art: Impressionists and the Ecole de Paris" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-07-02 - 2010-09-04

    On display at this exhibition are 74 French Impressionist masterpieces and works by artists from the Ecole de Paris from the collection of the Pola Museum of Art in Sengokuhara, Hakone. The first part...More »

  • poster for "Vivere a Pompei" Exhibition

    "Vivere a Pompei" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Ceramics
    • 2010-03-20 - 2010-06-13

    In the year A.D. 79, the Roman city of Pompeii was buried in the cataclysmic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Though the city was destroyed, a record of its life, culture and achievements was preserved in the...More »

  • poster for Tabaimo "Danmen"

    Tabaimo "Danmen"

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2009-12-11 - 2010-03-03

    In "Japanese Kitchen", "Japanese Commuter Train", "public conVENience" and other works, the contemporary artist Tabaimo drew animated videos of the fragmentary landscape of contemporary Japanese culture,...More »

  • Yokohama Museum of Art Collection Exhibition 2009: Part 3

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2009-12-11 - 2010-03-03
  • poster for "Dai Kai Ko" Exhibition

    "Dai Kai Ko" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Crafts
    • 2009-09-19 - 2009-11-23

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the port of Yokohama, as well as the 20th anniversary of the Yokohama Museum of Art. In commemoration of these two events, the museum is holding...More »

  • poster for Yokohama Museum Collection Exhibition - Second Part, 2009

    Yokohama Museum Collection Exhibition - Second Part, 2009

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Crafts
    • 2009-07-22 - 2009-11-23

    The Yokohama Museum collects work according to the following collection objectives. The number of pieces in the collection stands at about 9,750 as of September 1st, 2008. (1) Works that trace the mutual...More »

  • poster for Image Forum Film Festival 2009

    Image Forum Film Festival 2009

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2009-07-18 - 2009-07-20

    The Image Forum Festival 2009 is being held starting April 28th. This is the Yokohama leg of the tour, featuring experimental, documentary, digital and animation films. See website for full schedule. [Image:...More »

  • poster for Sori Yanagi Exhibition

    Sori Yanagi Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2009-07-07 - 2009-08-31

    Leading Japanese Designer, Sori Yanagi (1915-). He has continuously advocated the importance of design in modern-day Japan. After a repetition of experiences (workshops) by hands, designs start moving...More »

  • poster for "19th Century French Painting" Exhibition

    "19th Century French Painting" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-06-12 - 2009-08-31

    This exhibition attempts to reexamine the rich history of 19th century French painting. Previously, this period was understood in the context of a new classicism represented by the Romanticism of Delacroix...More »

  • poster for Teppei Kaneuji "Melting City, Empty Forest"

    Teppei Kaneuji "Melting City, Empty Forest"

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2009-03-20 - 2009-05-27

    This is the first large scale solo exhibition of up-and-coming young artist Teppei Kaneuji, held at the Yokohama Museum of Art. Kaneuji's works include "sculptures" that look like pillars of ice with...More »

  • poster for "Artistic Crossings between East and West" Exhibition

    "Artistic Crossings between East and West" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints
    • 2009-02-07 - 2009-03-01

    This exhibition features depictions of Japan by the numerous European and American painters and photographers who came to Japan after the opening up of the port of Yokohama. What were the similarities...More »

  • poster for "Artist-in-Museum Yokohama Off Site 2008" Exhibition

    "Artist-in-Museum Yokohama Off Site 2008" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • 2009-02-07 - 2009-03-01

    "Off Site" is an open call project of the artist-in-residency program called "Artist-in-Museum Yokohama" at the Yokohama Art Museum. This second edition attracted a wide variety of proposals for projects...More »

  • poster for "Homage to Cézanne: His Influence on the Development of Twentieth Century Painting" Exhibition

    "Homage to Cézanne: His Influence on the Development of Twentieth Century Painting" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-11-15 - 2009-01-25

    The works of Paul Cézanne played an enormous role in the development of movements in painting beginning from the early twentieth century. “Cézannism” influenced such diverse movements as the Cubism of...More »

  • poster for Toshiyuki Konishi "Living for a Thousand Years"

    Toshiyuki Konishi "Living for a Thousand Years"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Party - Talks
    • 2008-11-08 - 2009-01-25

    This exhibition of works by Toshiyuki Konishi is part of the New Artists Picks (NAP) series featuring up-and-coming young artists selected by the Yokohama Museum of Art which started last year. Toshiyuki...More »

  • poster for "A Thousand Years of the Tale of Genji - The Timeless Allure of Courtly Romance" Exhibition

    "A Thousand Years of the Tale of Genji - The Timeless Allure of Courtly Romance" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Crafts - Talks
    • 2008-08-30 - 2008-11-03

    The Tale of Genji, a Japanese classic of world literature, was based on the observations recorded in Lady Shikibu Murasaki's diary, and read at the imperial court of the 5th year of the Kanko era (1008)....More »

  • poster for Yokohama Museum Collection Exhibition Second Part

    Yokohama Museum Collection Exhibition Second Part

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Architecture - Product - Crafts - Video and Film
    • 2008-07-21 - 2008-11-03

    The Yokohama Museum collects work according to the following collection objectives. The number of pieces in the collection stands at about 9,500 as of April 1st, 2007. (1) Works that trace the mutual...More »

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    "My Museum" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2008-06-20 - 2008-08-17

    This exhibition invites four guest curators - Kenichiro Araki, Hana, Mitsuyo Kakuta and Nobuyoshi Araki - to select works from the collection of the Yokohama Museum of Art from each of their unique viewpoints,...More »

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    "Bonjour Africa!" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-05-16 - 2008-06-01

    In commemoration of TICAD 2008, the French Embassy in Japan and the Franco-Japanese Institute of Yokohama, with the collaboration of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, present an exhibition of 5 young African...More »

  • poster for Takanori Kinoshita Exhibition

    Takanori Kinoshita Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-04-11 - 2008-06-08

    This exhibition takes a retrospective look back at the work of Takanori Kinoshita, a yo-ga (Japanese Western-style painting) artist who captured the elegance of the late Taisho and early Showa eras. This...More »

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    "Goth" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2007-12-22 - 2008-03-26

    The word "goth" is derived from "Gothic" art that spread through Europe from the 12th to 16th century. However, the "goth culture" that we talk about today is far from this origin. Rather, it is directly...More »

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    Third Collection of FY 2007

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2007-12-18 - 2008-03-26

    Yokohama Museum Collection is a series of exhibitions held three times every year. This year's third exhibition is divided into the following categories. -"Celebrating Spring -- New Year and Spring...More »

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    Shingo Wakagi "Funeral"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2007-12-08 - 2007-12-24

    From fashion to documentary, Shingo Wakagi's photographs appear in magazines, advertisements, music and other genres. Some might recognize his name from his previous solo exhibition, "Time & Portraits"...More »

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    "Young Artists Exhibition"

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2007-11-03 - 2007-12-02

    Nine guest curators selected three emerging artists, Yumi Hinone, Etsuko Fukaya, and Shoko Matsumiya for this special exhibition. [Image: Etsuko Fukuya]More »

  • poster for "Surrealism and Art - Image and Reality" Exhibition

    "Surrealism and Art - Image and Reality" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2007-09-26 - 2007-12-09

    Surrealism is a cultural movement that was first started in French literature around the 1920s. The movement soon spread among art and idealogy and continues to influence how we see and think about things...More »

  • poster for Yusuke Asai "Roots Hide and Seek"

    Yusuke Asai "Roots Hide and Seek"

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    • Media: Drawing - Installation
    • 2007-08-17 - 2007-12-25

    Artist Yusuke Asai was born in 1981, and graduated from Yabe High School Art & Ceramic Course in 1999. He resides in Yokohama and has been actively creating works. Asai is known for his "Masking Plants"...More »

  • poster for Yasumasa Morimura "Bi-Class, Be Quiet"

    Yasumasa Morimura "Bi-Class, Be Quiet"

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    • Media: Photography - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2007-07-17 - 2007-09-17

    Yasumasa Morimura works in wide range of media such as photography, performance, film, and theater. He is well known for his self portrait series in which he inserts himself into Vincent van Gogh's self...More »

  • Second Collection of 2007

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints
    • 2007-07-11 - 2007-12-09

    Yokohama Museum Collection is a series of exhibition being held three times a year. The second exhibition is being held under these categories below. - Modern Painting & Sculpture - Animals in...More »

  • poster for "Sceneries of Water - From Monet and Daikan to the Present Day" Exhibition

    "Sceneries of Water - From Monet and Daikan to the Present Day" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Video and Film
    • 2007-04-21 - 2007-07-01

    Sometimes we are relaxed by a calm scene of a water pond with floating water lilies, and sometimes we behold a roaring waterfall in awe. Sceneries of water never leave us without some feeling. This exhibition...More »

  • Kriska Exhibition

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-04-07 - 2007-04-22

    Place: Yokohama Art Museum Art Gallery-1 Artist's Talk: April 7th (Sat), 14:00-16:00 Kriska with curator Huang DuMore »

  • "Alternative Is Over: If You Want It!" Meeting Symposium

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

    “Art Network Asia: For Constructing the Human Relationship in the World” supported by The Toyota Foundation, started last November and continues until October 2008 as a project that works to develop and...More »

  • “The Possibilities of Artists in Residency" Symposium

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-03-17 - 2007-03-17

    From March to May 2007, artists from Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, and Seoul are doing residencies in Yokohama, creating and exhibiting art. In conjunction to the residency program, the Asian Symposium "Possibilities...More »

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    Kazuo Harada "ΣΙΔΕΡΟ ΗΧΟΣ - the Sound of Iron"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2007-03-04 - 2007-03-18

    Yokohama Art Museum presents an exhibition for children, "ΣΙΔΕΡΟ ΗΧΟΣ - the Sound of Iron" by musical sculptor, Kazuo Harada. "ΣΙΔΕΡΟ" means "iron" and "ΗΧΟΣ" means "sound" in Greek. Since 1987, Harada...More »

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    Usui Kojima "Print Collection - Mountains, Literature, and Art"

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2007-01-22 - 2007-04-04

    Usui Kojima (1873-1948) grew up in Yokohama. After graduating from Y High school in Yokohama, he began working at Yokohama Shokin Bank while simultaneously working actively as a researcher and collector...More »

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    "Idol!" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Video and Film
    • 2006-10-07 - 2007-01-08

    What kind of roles do idols play and what dreams and thoughts do we project onto them? This exhibitions answers those question through a variety of media - painting, photography, film, dance, and games...More »

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    Japan x Gaten Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2006-07-15 - 2006-09-20

    This exhibition explores the sense of aesthetics that can be seen all through Japanese paintings, from traditional styles to contemporary nihonga. Six artists express what they feel about 'Japanese paintings',...More »

  • poster for Yokohama France Month 2006 "A Perfume Museum"

    Yokohama France Month 2006 "A Perfume Museum"

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2006-06-16 - 2006-06-25

    As a part of "Yokohama France Month 2006", Art Lab Ova will be holding an exhibition of live installation and film at the Yokohama Museum of Art. -Yohohama France Month 2006 http://www.welcome.city.yokohama.jp/france/ From...More »

  • poster for Isamu Noguchi "Scuptures that Connect You with the World"

    Isamu Noguchi "Scuptures that Connect You with the World"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2006-04-15 - 2006-06-26

    This exhibition presents an overview of the career of the legendary artist, Isamu Noguchi [1904-1988]. It is divided into four categories: "Faces", "Myths", "For the Community", and "Sun". Along with sculptures,...More »

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    First Collection of 2006

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2006-04-07 - 2006-07-01

    Yokohama Art Museum's collection consists of everything from Western and Japanese paintings to photography and contemporary art. Names include Japanese artists such as Taikan Yokoyama, Kanzan Shimomura,...More »

  • poster for Kiyoshi Hasegawa - The Secret of his Works

    Kiyoshi Hasegawa - The Secret of his Works

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints
    • 2006-01-15 - 2006-03-26

    Kiyoshi Hasegawa was born in Yokohama in 1891. A master of etchings techniques, his works feature landscapes, plants and flowers, and still lifes. In 2005, the Yokohama Museum Of Art received a collection...More »

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    Rachel Rosalen

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2005-10-01 - 2005-10-30

    This is the first solo exhibition in Japan of Rachel Rosalen, a remarkable emerging artist from Brazil. In recent years, Brazilian art has cultivated many unique talents, gathering keen interests from...More »

  • poster for Lee Ufan - The Art of Margins

    Lee Ufan - The Art of Margins

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2005-09-17 - 2005-12-23

    36 recent paintings and sculptures by Lee Ufan. His last exhibition in Japan was twelve years ago. Lee Ufan artfully blends South Korea, Japan, and European cultures in his works while maintaining a careful...More »

  • poster for The Best Selection of the Yokohama Museum of Art Collection

    The Best Selection of the Yokohama Museum of Art Collection

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-07-29 - 2005-08-31

    From more than 9500 works in the Yokohama Museum collection, only the most popular works were picked for this exhibition. Also, for the 15th anniversary of the museum in 2004 (July-Nov.), the Yokohama...More »

  • poster for Masterpieces from the Louvre Museum: 19th Century French paintings - from Neoclassicism to Romanticism

    Masterpieces from the Louvre Museum: 19th Century French paintings - from Neoclassicism to Romanticism

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2005-04-09 - 2005-07-18

    The Louvre Museum holds 200 years of history and its collection is of the highest quality among the worldwide museums. We will display 73 pieces from the collection, focusing on how Modern Art came to...More »

  • Mirrorical Returns: Marcel Duchamp and the 20th Century Art

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2005-01-05 - 2005-03-21

    This exhibition will display 75 of Marcel Duchamp's works which had a heavy influence on 20th century art. The exhibition also includes 78 works by 34 artists from the end of the century up to now, to...More »

  • Modern Landscape 1870-1945

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    • Media: Photography - Painting
    • 2004-10-09 - 2004-12-12

    The whole variety of the expressions of "landscapes" by paintings and photographs in Europe, Japan, and East Asia, from 1870 to 1945, which is from the period of Inpressionism to the end of WWII.More »

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    Permanent Collection the 2nd period

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    • Media: Photography - Painting - Drawing
    • 2004-07-11 - 2004-11-14

    Japanese painter Kokei Kobayashi and Artists of Nihon Bijutsuin. Otto Dix and his contemporaries. Japanese Contemporary Paintings. Pop arts and prints. American Photographs from 1900 to 1970.More »

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