Tokyo Station Gallery - Past Events

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

  • poster for Tetsu Fusen: A retrospective - 40th anniversary of his death

    Tetsu Fusen: A retrospective - 40th anniversary of his death

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    • Media: Nihonga
    • 2017-07-01 - 2017-08-27

    Tetsu Fusen is a Japanese-style nihonga painter with an unusual background. Though he was an artist highly praised for his ability, Fusen left the art scene in the postwar years, continuing to paint while...More »

  • poster for Adolf Wölfli “A Kingdom of 25,000 Pages”

    Adolf Wölfli “A Kingdom of 25,000 Pages”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sound
    • 2017-04-29 - 2017-06-18

    This is the first large scale solo exhibition of work by Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930), who is highly regarded around the world as an artist associated with the Outsider Art and Art Brut labels but is largely...More »

  • poster for Parody and Intertextuality: Visual Culture in Japan around the 1970s

    Parody and Intertextuality: Visual Culture in Japan around the 1970s

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Manga - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2017-02-18 - 2017-04-16

    Since the 1960s, Japanese artists have made extensive use of parody, while in the 1970s, parody became popular in society as a result of its use on TV, in magazines and other media. Was the phenomenon...More »

  • poster for Open Week: 9 Days of Fun with Art

    Open Week: 9 Days of Fun with Art

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Product - Sound - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-01-28 - 2017-02-05

    The theme of this third installment of Open Week is ‘hidden art.’ With the help of various hints and pointers, you will be invited to get to know around 20 artworks that have been specially selected from...More »

  • poster for Ken Takakura

    Ken Takakura

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2016-11-19 - 2017-01-15

    Ken Takakura appeared in 205 films, leaving his mark on an entire era of yakuza films and acting in many famous and high-profile works. In his later years, he was the actor that Japanese moviegoers most...More »

  • poster for Paintings Go Motion! - Seitaro Kitayama and Artists in Taisho Era -

    Paintings Go Motion! - Seitaro Kitayama and Artists in Taisho Era -

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Animation - Talks
    • 2016-09-17 - 2016-11-06

    In the years stretching from the late Meiji era(1868-1912)into the early Taisho era(1912-1926), interest in European art grew in Japan. This interest extended across many movements from the previous 50...More »

  • poster for 12 Rooms 12 Artists Works from the UBS Art Collection

    12 Rooms 12 Artists Works from the UBS Art Collection

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Workshops
    • 2016-07-02 - 2016-09-04

    This summer, Tokyo Station Gallery will hold an exhibition of works from the UBS Art Collection, one of the largest corporate collections of contemporary art in the world. Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary...More »

  • poster for The Kawabata Yasunari Collection: His Passion for Fine Arts

    The Kawabata Yasunari Collection: His Passion for Fine Arts

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Ceramics - Talks
    • 2016-04-23 - 2016-06-19

    Yasunari Kawabata was a leading Japanese author known for his classics such as The Dancing Girl of Izu and Yukiguni. His collection – including earthen figures of the Jomon Period (around 12,000 to 300...More »

  • poster for Giorgio Morandi: Infinite Variations

    Giorgio Morandi: Infinite Variations

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2016-02-20 - 2016-04-10

    Tokyo Station Gallery is delighted to announce a long-awaited solo exhibition – the first in 17 years in Japan – for Giorgio Morandi, one of the best still life painters of the 20th century. A solitary...More »

  • poster for “Listen, I’ll tell you the truth… the actual center of the world is where you are creating something unique.”

    “Listen, I’ll tell you the truth… the actual center of the world is where you are creating something unique.”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2015-12-05 - 2016-02-07

    Lithography is a technique that blossomed in France from the 19th century to the early 20th century. Later, this technique once again came into the limelight from the mid-1940s to the 1970s when artists...More »

  • poster for Kyokichi Tanaka + Shizuo Fujimori + Koshiro Onchi “Tsukuhaé”

    Kyokichi Tanaka + Shizuo Fujimori + Koshiro Onchi “Tsukuhaé”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2015-09-19 - 2015-11-03

    The innovative magazine Tsukuhaé (Moon Reflection) was created in 1914, the same year Tokyo Station opened, through the friendship of three art students in their early twenties: Kyokichi Tanaka, Shizuo...More »

  • poster for Rey Camoy Retrospective: on the 30th Anniversary of his Death

    Rey Camoy Retrospective: on the 30th Anniversary of his Death

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-05-30 - 2015-07-20

    Rey Camoy looked deep inside human nature to portray his own heart and soul on canvas. Here a retrospective of his work is held in Tokyo for the first time in 25 years and marks the 30th anniversary of...More »

  • poster for Picasso and 20th Century Art

    Picasso and 20th Century Art

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2015-03-21 - 2015-05-17

    Selected from the highly respected collection the Museum of Modern Art, Toyama this exhibition presents 90 works of the 20th century masters, offering up an overview of a century through the works of such...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Station - A Hundred Years of its Legacy

    Tokyo Station - A Hundred Years of its Legacy

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Photography - Crafts
    • 2014-12-13 - 2015-03-01

    December 2014 marks 100 years since the opening of Tokyo station, celebrated here in an exhibition overviewing its history which has seen the Great Kanto Earthquake, the assassination of a prime minister...More »

  • poster for Discover, Discover Japan - Take a Step Beyond

    Discover, Discover Japan - Take a Step Beyond

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    • Media: Graphics - Photography
    • 2014-09-13 - 2014-11-09

    As the Japanese Expo came to an end in Autumn of 1970, the Japanese National Rail service launched a major campaign “Discover Japan”. With its bold visuals this campaign gained wide spread attention, with...More »

  • poster for Image in Clay: The World of Osamu Suzuki

    Image in Clay: The World of Osamu Suzuki

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2014-07-26 - 2014-08-31

    Osamu Suzuki (1926–2001) was a leading postwar Japanese ceramics artist. This exhibition, Suzuki’s first major show since his death, introduces around 140 of his works from his early through late years,...More »

  • Jean Fautrie Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-05-24 - 2014-07-13

    The work of Jean Fautrie(1898-1964), an artist who shook the post-war art world, is gathered here in his largest retrospective in Japan, with 90 oil paintings, watercolors sketches and sculptures spanning...More »

  • The Youth of Painting - From the Hakuba-kai to the Kofu-kai

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-03-21 - 2014-05-06

    After the disbanding of the Hakuba-kai a number of its young artists joined together to form the Kofu-kai in 1912 and continued their artistic practice with fervor. This traces the movements of both groups...More »

  • poster for “Private Utopia - Contemporary Art from the British Council”

    “Private Utopia - Contemporary Art from the British Council”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2014-01-18 - 2014-03-09

    From YBA artists Sarah Lucas and Gary Hume, to recently acclaimed artists such as Ryan Gander and this year’s Turner Prize nominated David Shrigley, this exhibition presents 120 works from 30 artists from...More »

  • poster for “Celebrating 100 Years - The Creative Work of Shoji Ueda”

    “Celebrating 100 Years - The Creative Work of Shoji Ueda”

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2013-10-12 - 2014-01-05

    In commemoration of the centenary of the birth of one of Japan’s leading photographers Shoji Ueda(1913-2000) this exhibition reflects on the career of this great artist who spent his life working in the...More »

  • poster for Art Portfolio of Fishes by Bakufu Ohno

    Art Portfolio of Fishes by Bakufu Ohno

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-07-27 - 2013-09-23

    Bakufu Ohno studied Western painting under Kotaro Nagahara, making his debut at the third Ministry of Education’s Japan Fine Arts Exhibition in 1909. He went on to have more Western-style paintings displayed...More »

  • poster for Emile Claus and Belgian Impressionism

    Emile Claus and Belgian Impressionism

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-06-08 - 2013-07-15

    From the second half of the 19th century to the early 20th century there grew a movement in Belgium known as “Luminism.” Centering around the work of Emile Claus and deriving much influence from French...More »

  • poster for Shohachi Kimura Exhibition

    Shohachi Kimura Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2013-03-23 - 2013-05-19

    Features the work of the artist who worked in the genre of western oil painting (Yoga), with selected artworks themed around motifs of Tokyo.More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Michi Terausu 2012"

    "Tokyo Michi Terausu 2012"

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2012-12-21 - 2012-12-28

    Features illuminations created by projection mapping in the Marunouchi area between 17:00 and 21:30.More »

  • poster for "Waiting for the First Train" Exhibition

    "Waiting for the First Train" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2012-10-01 - 2013-02-24

    Following the completion of the restoration of the Marunouchi wing, Tokyo Station will be fully re-opening on October 1st. As part of the celebrations, the Tokyo Station Gallery will be used again for...More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Station Vision"

    "Tokyo Station Vision"

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2012-09-22 - 2012-09-23

    Following the completion of the preservation and restoration of the Tokyo Station Marunouchi wing, the station will be fully re-opening on October 1st. As part of the celebrations, the "Tokyo Station Vision"...More »

  • poster for Mayekawa Kunio, a Japanese Modernist Architect

    Mayekawa Kunio, a Japanese Modernist Architect

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2005-12-23 - 2006-03-05

    This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of master architect Kunio Maekawa (1905-86). Blueprints, sketches and photograph panels of his masterpieces will be displayed. Maekawa, apprenticed...More »

  • The History of Modern Vietnam Art

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2005-11-05 - 2005-12-11

    This exhibition takes a look at the history of the unique development that modern art in Vietnam has gone through. Like the tumultous history of the country itself, Vietnam culture has gone through many...More »

  • poster for Shoji Kamoda

    Shoji Kamoda

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2005-09-10 - 2005-10-23

    Shoji Kamoda (1933-1983) was one of the brightest stars of the Japanese ceramic world of the 20th century. This exhibition rediscovers his life and work through some 180 pieces.More »

  • poster for Bunsai Ioki, A Retrospective

    Bunsai Ioki, A Retrospective

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-07-16 - 2005-08-28

    Mr Bunsai Ioki (1863–1906) was born in Mito at the end of the Tokugawa shogunate as the son of a samurai from the Mito clan. He died at the early age of 43 in Nikko as a western-style artist of the Meiji...More »

  • poster for Jiro Oyamada - Fantastic Visions

    Jiro Oyamada - Fantastic Visions

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-05-28 - 2005-07-03

    This retrospective presents the oils and watercolours of Mr Jiro Oyamada (1914–91), an artist typifying the modernity and universality of Japanese postwar art and who is now especially appreciated for...More »

  • poster for Shigejiro Sano and Esprit de Paris

    Shigejiro Sano and Esprit de Paris

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing
    • 2005-04-02 - 2005-05-15

    Mr Shigejiro Sano (1900–1987) was born in Senba City in Osaka Prefecture. While exhibiting his works at the Nika art exhibitions and the Niki art exhibitions group, he also mixed with authors like Riichi...More »

  • poster for Posthumous Works of Art Students Killed in War

    Posthumous Works of Art Students Killed in War

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2005-02-05 - 2005-03-21

    The Mugonkan Museum memorializing art students who were killed in World War II was opened in 1997 on the outskirts of Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture. This museum preserves and exhibits the posthumous...More »

  • poster for Kuniyoshi Kyosai

    Kuniyoshi Kyosai

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2004-12-11 - 2005-01-23

    Kuniyoshi Utagawa (1797-1861) gained fame in the ukiyo-e world during the Bakumatsu era with his musha-e, or warrior pictures. Kyosai Kawanabe (1831-1889) was trained under the Kano school and had a solid...More »

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    Marunouchi Art Collection

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2004-11-16 - 2004-11-28

    Subtitled "The Development of Modern and Contemporary Western-Style Paintings in Japan", this exhibition is a collection of 56 paintings on loan from the various corporations, governement offices and organizations...More »

  • Tetsuzo Sato

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2004-09-25 - 2004-11-07

    A show of a total of 100 oil paintings, watercolors, sketches and prints by Tetsuzo Sato, marking 50 years after the artist's death. Sato's style constituted of thick lines and layering of paint, which...More »

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