Takasaki Museum of Art - Past Events

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

  • poster for Three is a Magic Number 14

    Three is a Magic Number 14

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Talks
    • 2019-07-13 - 2019-09-01

    “Three” is made up of three artists (Hiroki Kawasaki, Shuhei Sasaki, Kitaro Koide) born in Fukushima Prefecture in 1986. Their colorful, pop influenced installations made of figurines, candies, and other...More »

  • poster for Tadayoshi Matsumoto and Kazuo Toyoda Exhibition

    Tadayoshi Matsumoto and Kazuo Toyoda Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2019-04-14 - 2019-06-23

    An exhibition marking the 110th anniversaries of the births of Tadayoshi Matsumoto (1909-2008) and Kazuo Toyoda (1909-1989), both painters with long connections to Takasaki. Artist Seichi Aoki presents...More »

  • poster for Modern Design and Lifestyle Dreams

    Modern Design and Lifestyle Dreams

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    • Media: Drawing - Product
    • 2019-02-02 - 2019-03-31

    Looks back on a Golden Age of modern design through the lens of midcentury artists and interior designers such Bruno Taut, Antonin Raymond, Isamu Noguchi, and Takasaki industrialists such as Fusaichiro...More »

  • poster for Collection Exhibition: Where There Are People, There Are Stories

    Collection Exhibition: Where There Are People, There Are Stories

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2018-12-15 - 2019-01-20

    There are all kinds of stories behind paintings, sculptures, and other works of art. Some are inspired by literature or legends, others by tales in the artist’s heart. This exhibition of works from the...More »

  • poster for From Kaoru Yamaguchi to You

    From Kaoru Yamaguchi to You

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Talks
    • 2018-09-23 - 2018-12-02
  • poster for Moto Hagio Sci-Fi Art

    Moto Hagio Sci-Fi Art

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Manga - Talks
    • 2018-07-14 - 2018-09-09

    Manga artist Moto Hagio is known for her popular works including sci-fi series such as “They Were Eleven,” “Star Red,” and “Otherworld Barbara.” This exhibition features 400 original illustrations from...More »

  • poster for Akira Mizuno “Whereabouts of Reality”

    Akira Mizuno “Whereabouts of Reality”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2018-04-15 - 2018-07-01

    Akira Mizuno (b. 1974) is a Gunma artist who has taken realist painting to its highest levels while pursuing new expressions in the medium through experimentation. A trip to Spain in 2014 and 2015 prompted...More »

  • poster for Masao Tsuruoka the Person  - 110th Anniversary

    Masao Tsuruoka the Person - 110th Anniversary

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2018-02-10 - 2018-03-25

    Masao Tsuruoka (1907-1979) was a painter from Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture who continued to depict people and their hardships throughout his career. This included his friend Aimitsu, who experienced...More »

  • poster for Naobummi Seimiya “Beyond the sunset”

    Naobummi Seimiya “Beyond the sunset”

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-12-10 - 2018-01-31

    Though the late woodcut printer Naobummi Seimiya (1917-1991) was born 100 years ago, the quiet poetry of his works continues to fascinate viewers. At the center of his practice is a deep empathy for people’s...More »

  • poster for Graphic Designer Koichi Sato

    Graphic Designer Koichi Sato

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Talks
    • 2017-09-16 - 2017-11-26

    Exhibiting major works, high school posters and sketch books, and early theater posters and fliers by Koichi Sato, an important Japanese graphic designer from Takasaki. More »

  • poster for William Blake and the Spiritual World

    William Blake and the Spiritual World

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Party - Talks
    • 2017-07-08 - 2017-08-31

    Prints and illustrations by William Blake and other works reflecting the 18th Century British Romanticist’s spiritual ideas from the collections of the Koriyama City Museum of Art and the Machida City...More »

  • poster for Kitazawa Museum Collection: René Lalique’s Perfume Bottles - Art Deco Aesthetics of Scent and Fashion

    Kitazawa Museum Collection: René Lalique’s Perfume Bottles - Art Deco Aesthetics of Scent and Fashion

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    • Media: Product - Fashion - Crafts
    • 2017-04-15 - 2017-06-25

    Perfume, which has been considered a luxury item of the privileged since ancient times, became available to the general public at the beginning of the twentieth century. In response to demand and competition...More »

  • poster for Chuta Kimura: Embrace and Be Embraced by Light

    Chuta Kimura: Embrace and Be Embraced by Light

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2017-01-29 - 2017-03-26

    Chuta Kimura’s works portray psychological realities evoked by light, air, and other invisible elements. This “spiritual impressionism” expresses the subtle emotional stirring from sudden encounters with...More »

  • poster for 5 rooms + I

    5 rooms + I

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2016-12-02 - 2017-01-21

    This exhibition will take place in five exhibition rooms at Takasaki Museum of Art, as well at the Former Fusaichiro Inoue Residence. Each of the rooms at the art museum will be given themes: “Animals,”...More »

  • poster for Takemi Mori - 100 Yen Art

    Takemi Mori - 100 Yen Art

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2016-07-07 - 2016-09-04

    Takemi Mori is known for his abstract, geometric sculptural forms and in recent years has taken to using materials of the everyday, usually available at the hundred yen shop. From straws, to rubber bands,...More »

  • poster for Mitsuhiko Imamori “Living in Nature: A World of Paper Cuttings”

    Mitsuhiko Imamori “Living in Nature: A World of Paper Cuttings”

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    • Media: Photography - Product
    • 2016-04-17 - 2016-06-26

    Cut-paper art by Mitsuhiko Imamori featuring birds, plants, flowers, and animals.More »

  • poster for Draw It! Manga

    Draw It! Manga

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2016-02-11 - 2016-04-10

    An exhibition of drawing, presenting and enjoying manga, covering a period from the 1960s to current day with an array of popular and cutting edge manga artists.More »

  • poster for Tsutomu Inuzuka Exhibition

    Tsutomu Inuzuka Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2015-12-04 - 2016-01-31

    Inspired by Mt. Tanigawa between Gunma and Niigata Prectures, the artist Tsutomu Inuzuka insisted, “What I want to paint is not landscapes but nature.” He imbued his canvases with moments of nature and...More »

  • poster for From Takasaki! A Journey of Art and Railroads

    From Takasaki! A Journey of Art and Railroads

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2015-06-28 - 2015-09-27

    Four artists join together in an adventutre of the railway network with train photography from Seiya Nakai, the renderings of Suica data by Michitaka Hirose, the delicate paintings of stations and platforms...More »

  • poster for Bringing Pop to the World!! Pop Art in America

    Bringing Pop to the World!! Pop Art in America

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2015-04-25 - 2015-06-14

    First emerging in 1950s Britain and flourishing in 1960s America, pop art celebrated and critiqued the popular culture of mass consumer society, taking up images from magazines and commercials to form...More »

  • poster for The Beauty of Dreams from Takasaki

    The Beauty of Dreams from Takasaki

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-02-22 - 2015-04-12

    This exhibition unveils for the first time new acquisitions of work of the artists Kaoru Yamaguchi and Tadayoshi Matsumoto, alongside that of Setuya Nakamura, Kazuo Toyoda and Masao Tsuruoka, artists associates...More »

  • poster for Toshio Arimoto ”Music of th Heavens”

    Toshio Arimoto ”Music of th Heavens”

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2014-12-14 - 2015-02-15

    Pursuing a wish to transcribe the finest music upon the surface of the canvas the promising career of Toshio Arimoto(1946-1985) was cut short by his sudden death at the age of 38 years old, yet his name...More »

  • poster for Henri Matisse Jazz!! - The Golden Age of European Print Work

    Henri Matisse Jazz!! - The Golden Age of European Print Work

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2014-10-15 - 2014-11-30

    Paying tribute to the leading artists of 20th century print making this exhibition opens up insight into the creative landscapes of print makers’ minds, with a particular focus upon the “Jazz” series of...More »

  • poster for National Geographic Exhibition

    National Geographic Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-07-06 - 2014-09-30

    Presenting some 180 photographs from the enormous collection of National Geographic, organized into themes including “Records of Adventure and Exploration”, “The Wild World”, “Humans and Civilization”,...More »

  • poster for Osamu Watanabe “Kingdom of Sweets - Sweet Fantasy Quest”

    Osamu Watanabe “Kingdom of Sweets - Sweet Fantasy Quest”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2014-04-12 - 2014-06-22

    Osamu Watanabe is the proponent of a new form of art which makes use of materials to resemble food, known as “fake cream art”. With FRP and modelling paste he pushes his decorative confectioneries to the...More »

  • poster for “Speaking Towards Nature - The Work of Hisao Ishizawa”

    “Speaking Towards Nature - The Work of Hisao Ishizawa”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-02-08 - 2014-03-23

    Born in Takasaki in 1932 Hisao Ishizawa began to receive instruction on the principles of painting from Fusaichiro Inoue, with a particular focus upon the work of Cezanne. Being introduced through Inoue...More »

  • poster for “Junichi Nakahara - 100th  Anniversary”

    “Junichi Nakahara - 100th Anniversary”

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    • Media: Illustration - Fashion - Product
    • 2013-11-09 - 2014-01-26

    Celebrating 100 years since the birth of Junichi Nakahara(1913-1983), a master of the fashion and design world who had a particular impact on women’s style, gaining a name for himself at just 19 years...More »

  • Salvador Dalí Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2013-09-15 - 2013-10-28

    Featuring over 200 print works spanning the career of the Surrealist genius Salvador Dalí along with renowned bronze works such as “Melting Clock” and “Space Elephant”.More »

  • poster for “Cardboard Theme Park”

    “Cardboard Theme Park”

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    • Media: Product
    • 2013-06-29 - 2013-09-08

    The familiar material of cardboard which we often encounter in everyday life, is the vital ingredient from which cardboard king, Koichiro Okamura creates fantastic art works, presenting a unique world...More »

  • poster for Zipang - Hot Contemporary Japanese Art

    Zipang - Hot Contemporary Japanese Art

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2013-04-07 - 2013-06-16

    Zipang aims to disseminate the power of Japanese contemporary art to the world while also providing an opportunity to reassess its importance within Japan itself. This exhibition features 35 works from...More »

  • poster for "Welcome to the Magic Museum. This is a Wonderland of Light" Exhibition

    "Welcome to the Magic Museum. This is a Wonderland of Light" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2012-12-05 - 2013-02-17

    A fantastic, magical world conjured up by leading media artists. [Image: Kohei Asano, "Garden"]More »

  • poster for "Art Trees: Connecting, the Story of Trees" Exhibition

    "Art Trees: Connecting, the Story of Trees" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2012-09-26 - 2012-11-28

    Features female artists from the Takasaki area and their work depicting nature scenes. [Image: Tokio Ida (2001) Oil on canvas]More »

  • poster for "Leonardo da Vinci: Another Heritage" Exhibition

    "Leonardo da Vinci: Another Heritage" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2012-07-05 - 2012-09-17

    Introduces sketches and drawings by da Vinci focussing on his talent for science and anatomy. [Image: Leonardo da Vinci, Royal Library Windsor]More »

  • poster for Shigeo Fukuda Exhibition

    Shigeo Fukuda Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2012-04-14 - 2012-06-24

    Graphic designer Shigeo Fukuda (1932-2009) launched his career as one of Japan's leading postwar designers around the time of the Tokyo Olympics in 1964 and the Osaka World Expo. He won the gold award...More »

  • poster for "20th Anniversary" Exhibition

    "20th Anniversary" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2012-02-08 - 2012-03-30

    To celebrate twenty years since the museum opened, this exhibition features Yukari Takasaki's work alongside contemporary domestic and overseas artists from the museum collection. [Image: Robert Indiana,...More »

  • poster for "Fumio Asakura and Animals" Exhibition

    "Fumio Asakura and Animals" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-11-20 - 2012-01-29

    Looks at the animal-themed sculptures of Fumio Asakura (1883-1964), a leading Japanese sculptor of the modern era following the importing of western artistic practices in the Meiji period. [Image: Fumio...More »

  • poster for Kazu Wakita "Warm Room of the Heart"

    Kazu Wakita "Warm Room of the Heart"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-09-14 - 2011-11-10

    Born in 1908 in Tokyo, Kazu Wakita moved to Germany when he was 15 and there studied academic painting. Returning to Japan in 1936 he formed a new group of painting with the likes of Ryohei Koiso. His...More »

  • poster for "Let's Go to the Art Museum! Learning to Enjoy Modern Art Through Dick Bruna" Exhibition

    "Let's Go to the Art Museum! Learning to Enjoy Modern Art Through Dick Bruna" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Product - Talks
    • 2011-06-26 - 2011-09-04

    Features postcards and picture books, illustrations and more from Miffy creator Dick Bruna. Kids will also enjoy spaces where they can experience making their own picture book and Miffy characters.More »

  • poster for Mitsuaki Iwago "Cat"

    Mitsuaki Iwago "Cat"

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2011-04-09 - 2011-06-12

    On display are charming photos of cats that showcase the wide variety of their emotional expressions. Autograph session and talk: April 9th, 10th at 11:00 and 14:30 [Image: "Egypt, Cairo"]More »

  • poster for Jo Shoda Exhibition

    Jo Shoda Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-02-27 - 2011-03-31

    Jo Shoda was born in 1928 in Ota, Gunma Prefecture. He was elected to the Association of Modern Art in 1962 and finally arrived at a distinctive style in 1964: dynamic, richly-colored linework on top of...More »

  • poster for "The Kingdom of Artists: Yuki Mashimo" Exhibition

    "The Kingdom of Artists: Yuki Mashimo" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2011-01-08 - 2011-02-20

    The Takasaki Museum of Art has cultivated a close relationship with the city of Takasaki since 2004. This 7th installment in a series of exhibitions entitled "The Kingdom of Artists" showcases a selection...More »

  • poster for Chikabo Kumada Exhibition

    Chikabo Kumada Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2010-11-14 - 2010-12-26

    Chikabo Kumada, who passed away in August 2009 at the age of 98, was a prolific creator of detailed insect paintings. On display at this exhibition are around 170 illustrations of flowers, insects and...More »

  • poster for Alfons Maria Mucha Exhibition

    Alfons Maria Mucha Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2010-09-18 - 2010-11-07

    This exhibition showcases around 180 oil paintings by 19th century Czech artist Alfons Maria Mucha. [Image: "Zodiac" (1896) lithograph, ©West Bohemian Museum in Pilsen]More »

  • poster for Fascinating Kaleidoscopes/Koichi Sato Exhibition

    Fascinating Kaleidoscopes/Koichi Sato Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2010-07-11 - 2010-09-07

    Exhibition of kaleidoscopes that shed light on the history of this fascinating device, as well as new works that incorporate projectors. Koichi Sato "Design and Haiku" Showcases works that fuse graphics...More »

  • poster for "5 Rooms Plus" Exhibition

    "5 Rooms Plus" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2010-04-25 - 2010-06-30

    Since its opening in 1992, the Takasaki Museum of Art has accumulated more than 1300 works of art in its collection. This exhibition features over 100 paintings, sculptures, glass works and more, displayed...More »

  • poster for "The World of Chuta Kimura" Exhibition

    "The World of Chuta Kimura" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-02-28 - 2010-04-17

    Chuta Kimura was born in Takamatsu in 1917. His talent for painting attracted much attention from early on, but he soon felt constrained by the practice of oil painting in Japan and moved to Paris with...More »

  • poster for Nao Yokota + Kana Watanabe "Water Girl"

    Nao Yokota + Kana Watanabe "Water Girl"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-01-17 - 2010-02-21

    6th exhibition in the series "Artists' Kingdom", showing work by young artists with a connection to the city of Takasaki. Despite significant differences in style between the two female artists, there...More »

  • poster for "Magical Museum: Welcome to the Wonderland of Light" Exhibition

    "Magical Museum: Welcome to the Wonderland of Light" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-11-15 - 2010-01-11

    Light - a presence we feel attracted to, prompting feelings of admiration and even awe. It continues to envelop our daily lives with sunshine, the light from the stars and the illumination in our cities. This...More »

  • Rokuro Taniuchi "A Memorable Walk"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2009-09-09 - 2009-11-08

    The late Rokuro Taniuchi's works are widely known in the form of magazine covers that induce a nostalgic warmth in viewers. This exhibition will present 80 works chosen from the total number donated by...More »

  • poster for Tasha Tudor "A Hand-made Life Style"

    Tasha Tudor "A Hand-made Life Style"

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2009-07-19 - 2009-08-30

    Tasha Tudor who passed away in 2008 was loved by all not just for the more than 100 picture books she published in the 70 years she worked as an illustrator but also for her life style in which she prepared...More »

  • poster for "Museum Collection Tadayoshi Matsumoto and His Fellow Artists" Exhibition

    "Museum Collection Tadayoshi Matsumoto and His Fellow Artists" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2009-06-07 - 2009-07-08

    Gunma's established artist Tadayoshi Matsumoto passed away last October. Highlighting his early years from the 1930s through the 60s, this exhibition showcases Matsumoto's paintings along with works by...More »

  • poster for "The World of Rosanjin" Exhibition

    "The World of Rosanjin" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2009-04-12 - 2009-05-31

    Rosanjin Kitaoji (1883-1959) was an avid appreciator and creator of beauty and fine cuisine. Almost half a century since his passing, appreciation for his legacy has climbed even higher. In his ceramics,...More »

  • poster for Tsuneo Shimazaki "Seeing Eyes, Living Hands, Feeling Heart"

    Tsuneo Shimazaki "Seeing Eyes, Living Hands, Feeling Heart"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-02-08 - 2009-03-29

    Tsuneo Shimazaki was born in Takasaki in 1933. He is the vice president of Gunma Prefectural Art Association, and also the standing director of Sogen Group. This is a retrospective exhibition of Shimazaki,...More »

  • poster for Naoki Shimoyama + Yuki Yanagisawa Exhibition

    Naoki Shimoyama + Yuki Yanagisawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2008-12-21 - 2009-01-31

    This exhibition aims to introduce emerging artists who are associated with Gunma Prefecture. This is the 5th of its series, showcasing works by two male artists who create an expressive world where imagination...More »

  • "From the Museum Collection: In America" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-10-28 - 2008-12-10

    From the collection of Takasaki Museum of Art, this exhibition presents works created after 1950, following the history of American Art which led the post-war period. On view are works by Pop Art artists...More »

  • poster for Antonin & Noémi Raymond Exhibition

    Antonin & Noémi Raymond Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Architecture
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-05-25

    In the midst of WWI, Antonin Raymond and Noémi Pernessin met each other on a ship while escaping the upheaval of Europe. When Antonin was 26 years old and Noémi 25, they got married and began a creative...More »

  • poster for "Touch Heart: Interactive Exhibition"

    "Touch Heart: Interactive Exhibition"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2008-02-10 - 2008-03-20

    This exhibition presents sculptures that you can touch with your hands. Also, works by handicapped artists as well as works from the museum collection are on display. [Image: Yoshitatsu Yanagihara "Signpost,...More »

  • poster for "Artist Kingdom - Yoko Negishi + Ayako Mizumura - Shapes of Heart" Exhibition

    "Artist Kingdom - Yoko Negishi + Ayako Mizumura - Shapes of Heart" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2008-01-06 - 2008-02-03

    "Artist Kigdom" is a series of exhibitions featuring artists from Gunma Prefecture. The 4th exhibition of this series presents "psychological landscapes" by two female artists, Yoko Negishi and Ayako Mizumura....More »

  • poster for "The World of Cinema - Movie Poster Collection by Tadaki Ishii" Exhibition

    "The World of Cinema - Movie Poster Collection by Tadaki Ishii" Exhibition

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    • 2007-11-03 - 2007-12-24

    This exhibition features a total of more than 8000 posters from the collection of Tadaki Ishii. Selected posters from a wide range of films such as SF, drama, history, action, and other genres are on display. Please...More »

  • poster for Atsuhiko Misawa "Animals"

    Atsuhiko Misawa "Animals"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2007-09-08 - 2007-10-28

    Atsuhiko Misawa is one of the most highly acclaimed contemporary sculptors, who creates lovely animals sculptures with distinctive carving marks. This exhibition presents his wooden sculptures of an elephant,...More »

  • poster for Ikuo Nakamura "27,000 Hours of Journey into the Ocean"

    Ikuo Nakamura "27,000 Hours of Journey into the Ocean"

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2007-07-15 - 2007-08-29

    Ikuo Nakamura takes the alluring seascapes around the world and the dramas created by sea creatures as the subjects of his works. This exhibition introduces selected photographs from the past 40 years...More »

  • poster for "Kaoru Yamaguchi and the People from his Hometown" Exhibition

    "Kaoru Yamaguchi and the People from his Hometown" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-05-27 - 2007-07-01

    This artist, who has investigated the realm between abstract and representational art, is from the city of Takasaki. Before he entered the Chuo Gadan, he continued to concentrate on his studio work in...More »

  • poster for "I Love Picasso!" Exhibition

    "I Love Picasso!" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2007-04-15 - 2007-05-20

    The collection at Takasaki Museum of Art includes nationally and internationally renowned artworks. Among the collection, masterpieces from the 20th century including some by Picasso are on display. Born...More »

  • poster for "The Road to Western Style Modern Japanese Paintings" Exhibition

    "The Road to Western Style Modern Japanese Paintings" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-02-10 - 2007-03-31

    Works from the Yamaoka collection will be shown at 2 venues - the Takasaki City Museum and the Takasaki City Tower Museum - to revisit the birth of Western-style paintings in Japan. This collection had...More »

  • poster for Koji Arai + Akira Mizuno "Kingdom of Artists"

    Koji Arai + Akira Mizuno "Kingdom of Artists"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-01-08 - 2007-01-31

    "Kingdom of Artists" introduces young artists related to Gunma Prefecture. For the third exhibition in the series, two artists with completely different styles will be introduced. Koji Arai studied...More »

  • poster for Yoichi Takada "Breathing Wings"

    Yoichi Takada "Breathing Wings"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2006-11-01 - 2006-12-24

    ['Twin Wings', 2000]More »

  • poster for "Labyrinth + Art Museum" Exhibition

    "Labyrinth + Art Museum" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2006-09-17 - 2006-10-22

    This exhibition presents the collection of Tomio Isahai, who ran a private museum in Maebashi City before passing away in 2001. Isahai was born in 1930, and joined the Bank of Japan where he worked at...More »

  • poster for The World of Trick Art

    The World of Trick Art

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2006-07-16 - 2006-09-06

    Postwar Japan gave birth to many illusions and so-called "tricky" art appeared in paintings and sculptures. Enjoy being taken in by light art from the 60's, super realism from the 70's, and parodies from...More »

  • poster for Yoji Machida "Journey Artwork"

    Yoji Machida "Journey Artwork"

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2006-06-04 - 2006-07-05

    Yoji Machida creates oil paintings while educating young minds as a high school and university teacher. Following his policy of placing value on on-site observation, the Takasaki-based artist travels all...More »

  • poster for Le Charivari and Daumier Exhibition

    Le Charivari and Daumier Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2006-04-09 - 2006-05-28

    Honoré Daumier (1808-1879) took the world by storm in the 19th century with his political lithographic work on newspapers such as 'Caricatures' and 'Le Charivari'. This exhibition features the world of...More »

  • poster for The World of Po Ogura

    The World of Po Ogura

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-11-12 - 2005-12-25

    Po Ogura (1924-2004) was born in Takasaki. He joined the modern art movement at an early age and was an active member of the local art scene. His works are known for their blue tones which evoke the...More »

  • poster for Jiro Oyamada

    Jiro Oyamada

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-09-17 - 2005-11-03

    The talents of Jiro Oyamada (1915-1991) began to be recognized in the early '50s. This exhibition will draw the light on the world of Oyamada's art, at times grotesque, yet powerful and calm at the same...More »

  • poster for A Hundred Years of Folly

    A Hundred Years of Folly

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2005-07-16 - 2005-09-10

    While it was the century of great creation and progress, the 20th Century was also the century of destruction and folly. This exhibition will examine all the acts of folly that were committed throughout...More »

  • poster for Setsuya Nakamura Centennial: Art is Love

    Setsuya Nakamura Centennial: Art is Love

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-05-29 - 2005-07-06

    Retrospective exhibition of Setsuya Nakamura (1905-1991) in celebration of his 100th birthday.More »

  • poster for Creator Kingdom / Collection Part II

    Creator Kingdom / Collection Part II

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    • Media: Prints - Installation
    • 2004-12-21 - 2005-01-30

    This exhibition was planned to foster the growth of young local artists, and to promote the establishment of a free and lively “Creators’ Kingdom” in Gunma Prefecture. “Creators’ Kingdom” will take place...More »

  • poster for Fantastic Art in Europe:  Vision and Imagination XIX-XX Centuries

    Fantastic Art in Europe: Vision and Imagination XIX-XX Centuries

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2004-11-06 - 2004-12-15

    The works featured in this exhibition are of artists who expressed the “invisible” within the human soul. European modernity is characterized by the development of rational scientific thought, but a strong...More »

  • poster for Seimiya Naobumi's Vision

    Seimiya Naobumi's Vision

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2004-09-18 - 2004-10-31

    Seimiya (1917-1991) is a wood-block artist, who`s engravings and printing are wonderfully delicate and left a strong impression on many people. Now is the opportunity to see his works. The exhibition display...More »

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