Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts - Past Events

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

  • poster for Art for All

    Art for All

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2020-05-12 - 2020-06-28

    *The museum is open from May 12. *Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts is temporarily closed from Apr. 18 to May. 10. *The start of this exhibition has been delayed due to the museum’s temporary...More »

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    Collection 1 - Hoan Kosugi

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga
    • 2020-05-12 - 2020-06-28

    *The museum is open from May 12. *Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts is temporarily closed from Apr. 18 to May. 10. *The start of this exhibition has been delayed due to the museum’s temporary...More »

  • poster for Kosçak Yamada and Art

    Kosçak Yamada and Art

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Crafts
    • 2020-01-11 - 2020-03-05

    Three hundred paintings, prints, and other items related to the life and work of Kosçak Yamada (1886-1965), Japan’s first major composer. From an early age Yamada had an interest in not just music but...More »

  • poster for The Works of Kyozo Kikugawa

    The Works of Kyozo Kikugawa

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    • Media: Nihonga
    • 2019-11-02 - 2019-12-22

    An exhibition introducing the works and life of Kyozo Kikukawa, a little-known Japanese-style painter from Tochigi Prefecture who was active as the creator of duplicate illustrations of the world’s first...More »

  • poster for What Do You See When You Look at Pictures?

    What Do You See When You Look at Pictures?

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2019-06-29 - 2019-08-25

    The summer season exhibition offers new approaches to the collection. At the first gallery, visitors will see many faces looking back at them. Self-portraits of artists tell why they paint themselves,...More »

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    Fashion in Images

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Sculpture - Fashion - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2019-04-20 - 2019-06-16

    Introducing works from the museum’s collection that shed light on fashion from various times and places – from England and France in the modern era to Japanese styles today. More »

  • poster for The Beauty of  Watercolors: From Turner to Toshi Shimizu

    The Beauty of Watercolors: From Turner to Toshi Shimizu

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2019-01-12 - 2019-03-24
  • poster for Everyone’s Guide to Modern Crafts

    Everyone’s Guide to Modern Crafts

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics - Workshops
    • 2018-11-02 - 2018-12-24

    From ceramics to metal and bamboo work, textiles, lacquer, glass, and more, Tochigi Prefecture is home to a diverse variety of crafts. This exhibition features an outstanding selection of some 70 examples...More »

  • poster for Ryusei Furukawa Exhibition

    Ryusei Furukawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2018-11-02 - 2018-12-24

    The Tochigi-born artist Ryusei Furukawa (1893–1968) was a self-taught printmaker from his teens. He worked as a teacher after graduating from Tokyo Fine Arts School (now Tokyo University of the Arts) and...More »

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    Weather Report

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2018-06-30 - 2018-08-26

    Technology such as telescopes, helicopters and airplanes, and artificial satellites have enabled art to not only view the world horizontally from the ground as in traditional landscapes but also vertically...More »

  • poster for Yasuo Kuniyoshi + Toshi Shimizu “Crossroads of their Lives”

    Yasuo Kuniyoshi + Toshi Shimizu “Crossroads of their Lives”

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    • Media: Painting - Sound - Talks
    • 2018-04-28 - 2018-06-17

    Exhibiting mid-20th century paintings from Japan and America by Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Toshi Shimizu from the Fukutake Collection. Kuniyoshi and Shimizu were both foreign-trained Japanese artists whose lives...More »

  • poster for Kenji Suzuki: A Retrospective

    Kenji Suzuki: A Retrospective

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2018-01-13 - 2018-03-21

    Kenji Suzuki (1906–1987) was a Showa-era printmaker who vividly depicted the lives of townspeople. His outstanding expressions of form flourished in his manga and sketches that became part of the prewar...More »

  • poster for 2D Printers: The fight for the world’s approval

    2D Printers: The fight for the world’s approval

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints - Video and Film
    • 2017-07-15 - 2017-09-18

    Previously Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts has tried to show the relationship and difference between scientific thought and fine art through exhibitions such as “Pictorial Evolution of Pictures”(2011)...More »

  • poster for A History of Western-style Painting: From Modern Europe to Contemporary Japan

    A History of Western-style Painting: From Modern Europe to Contemporary Japan

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-04-22 - 2017-07-02

    This exhibition will give an overview of the history of Western-style Japanese painting against the backdrop of nineteenth-century British art by painters such as Turner and Constable, and French Impressionist...More »

  • poster for Framed Japanese-Style Paintings

    Framed Japanese-Style Paintings

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    • Media: Nihonga - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-02-25 - 2017-04-02

    This exhibition explores the history and background of framed Japanese-style paintings. Around 60 masterpieces from Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts’ collection of Japanese-style paintings will...More »

  • poster for Shu Takagi: Specific Space

    Shu Takagi: Specific Space

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2016-07-09 - 2016-09-22

    Shu Takagi (b. 1944) works mainly as a sculptor. Beginning in the 1970s, he received training from Jiro Takamatsu’s “Juku” school as well as from the philosopher Hiroshi Ichikawa. To this day, his works...More »

  • poster for Hugh Scott-Douglas Exhibition

    Hugh Scott-Douglas Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Photography
    • 2016-04-16 - 2016-06-19

    Weaving together three distinct series of work, Scott-Douglas draws on the idea of the ‘bouquet’, applying its representational and emblematic connotations to his c-prints, dunnage bag sculptures and...More »

  • poster for What Do Curators Do?

    What Do Curators Do?

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Ceramics
    • 2016-01-09 - 2016-03-21

    The definition of curator can take on many interpretations and involve researching, gathering, exhibiting and preserving works of art. This exhibition aims to shed light upon the very role of a curator...More »

  • poster for Toyoshige Watanabe: Retrospective of His 60 years

    Toyoshige Watanabe: Retrospective of His 60 years

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2015-07-11 - 2015-09-23

    To mark 60 years since he first took up his brush Toyoshige Watanabe offers up 130 works of painting, watercolors, prints and sculpture reaching across the breadth of his career.More »

  • poster for Collection 2 - Toshi Shimizu

    Collection 2 - Toshi Shimizu

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

    At the beginning of the 20th century Toshi Shimizu spent extended periods of time painting in New York and Paris and came to be known as one of the leading modern painters of Japan. Having been born in...More »

  • poster for Kumaichi Hirasawa: A Painter of the Showa Era

    Kumaichi Hirasawa: A Painter of the Showa Era

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    • 2015-04-18 - 2015-06-21

    This retrospective presents around 130 works including oil paintings, watercolors, and sketches by Kumaichi Hirasawa, an artist whose life overlaps almost precisely with the Showa era. Rurally residing...More »

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    Human Form

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    • Media: Product
    • 2015-04-18 - 2015-06-28

    Introducing works that express a range of human gestures and emotions, or that portray various parts of the human body.More »

  • poster for Jiro Kono and the Meiji and Taisho Painters’ Network

    Jiro Kono and the Meiji and Taisho Painters’ Network

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-01-10 - 2015-03-22

    Leading painter of the Taisho era, Jiro Kono(1856-1934) was the father of Michisei Kono(1895-1950) and a member of the Ashikaga Painting Society. This figure contributed to the editing of text books on...More »

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    Line

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-01-10 - 2015-04-05

    Straight lines, curved lines, outlines. An exhibition which takes on the line from an array of directions.More »

  • poster for Harunaga Aida Exhibition

    Harunaga Aida Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-11-01 - 2014-12-27

    Harunaga Aida, an oil painter of the Taisho through early Showa periods, became one of Japan’s artistic elite in the prewar period with works shown at government-sponsored exhibitions. However, an extreme...More »

  • poster for Masterpieces of Bamboo Art in Tochigi

    Masterpieces of Bamboo Art in Tochigi

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-11-01 - 2014-12-23

    The bamboo craftsmen Sobo Katsushiro (b. 1934) and Noboru Fujinuma (b. 1945), who both currently practice in Tochigi Prefecture, have been designated as Living National Treasures. This exhibition introduces...More »

  • poster for Satoru Tamura “Wonderland in Mid-Summer”

    Satoru Tamura “Wonderland in Mid-Summer”

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2014-07-12 - 2014-09-23

    Satoru Tamura is the inventor of all kinds of strange and wonderful electrical contraptions which while upturning our common sense also encourage an understanding of art as something close to us in everyday...More »

  • poster for Ei-Q and the Avant-garde Artists

    Ei-Q and the Avant-garde Artists

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2014-04-19 - 2014-06-22

    The avant garde pioneer of the 1950s, Ei-Q(1911-60) made acquaintance with artistic leader and art education proponent Sadajiro Kubo(1909-96) before the war, and through such a connection came into contact...More »

  • poster for Museum’s Choice 4: Kuboku Takaku’s  “Poppies”

    Museum’s Choice 4: Kuboku Takaku’s “Poppies”

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2014-01-11 - 2014-03-23

    Nagoya obi sashes are tied more simply than double-woven obis typically paired with formal kimonos. Depending on the material and patterns, they can be worn both casually and for dressier occassions....More »

  • poster for “The Awakening of Japanese Modern Painting: Works from Yamaoka Collection”

    “The Awakening of Japanese Modern Painting: Works from Yamaoka Collection”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-01-11 - 2014-03-23

    Known as the father of Modern Japanese painting, Yuichi Takahashi 1828-1894, pursued his career across the closing of the Edo period to mid Meiji era. Coming across Western prints in his early days, he...More »

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    “Touch is Love”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-11-02 - 2013-12-23

    To view art is of course a great pleasure but to feel, to hear, to even smell art at the same time is to undergo a sensory experience, which is exactly what is offered here at Tochigi Prefectural Museum...More »

  • poster for Collection Exhibition Choice 3: Takuji Azechi “Carving”

    Collection Exhibition Choice 3: Takuji Azechi “Carving”

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    • 2013-11-02 - 2013-12-23

    Takuji Azechi (1948–2000) was primarily a sculptor, but also created “scenery carvings” through his unique method of using a grinder to engrave ripple marks onto photographs mounted with a variety of materials....More »

  • “67th Tochigi-ken Art Festival, Fine Art Exhibition Painting in Western Style, Sculpture, Craft”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Ceramics
    • 2013-10-05 - 2013-10-17

    Presenting the range of work selected from the prefectural open call exhibition.More »

  • poster for Manhattan in Pinhole Thermodynamics of the Sun

    Manhattan in Pinhole Thermodynamics of the Sun

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation
    • 2013-07-13 - 2013-09-23

    1980s New York was a creative city illuminated by brilliant art. This exhibition focuses on pinhole photography by the genius Nobuo Yamanaka (1948-1982), whose works capturing the sun’s rays in places...More »

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    Collection Exhibition- Choice 2

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-07-13 - 2013-10-20

    The Museum’s Choice exhibition selects one work from the collection of the Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts for display. In the second Choice exhibition this year, the museum introduces Harunaga...More »

  • poster for Four Aspects of the Collection: Masterpieces, Discoveries, Big Pictures and Art in Tochigi

    Four Aspects of the Collection: Masterpieces, Discoveries, Big Pictures and Art in Tochigi

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-04-20 - 2013-06-16

    Havinng celebrated its 40th year in 2012 Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, has over this time built up an abundant collection surpassing 8000 works by Tochigi associated artists, as well as important...More »

  • poster for Connecting with Asia: Woman Living Borders 1984-2012

    Connecting with Asia: Woman Living Borders 1984-2012

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-01-26 - 2013-03-24

    Japan's first large-scale exhibition focusing on Asian female artists, featuring the work of women active since the Eighties. Including Japan, India and China, there are artists on display from 16 countries...More »

  • poster for Yuichi Takahashi Exhibition

    Yuichi Takahashi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2012-10-27 - 2012-12-24

    Influenced by the Italian painter Antonio Fontanesi, Yuichi Takahashi was a prominent oil painter who developed the genre in new directions in Japan. On display here are newly acquired works by Takahashi,...More »

  • poster for "Art, Travel, and Stories" Exhibition

    "Art, Travel, and Stories" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-10-27 - 2012-12-24

    This exhibition features some 100 works inspired by the Kamakura period literary work "An Account of My Hut", dealing with themes related to literature, art, the passage of time, and the travels of artists....More »

  • poster for "The Quest for Light and Darkness" Exhibition

    "The Quest for Light and Darkness" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-07-21 - 2012-09-17

    Features around 80 artworks by some 10 artists, all somehow related to Tochigi Prefecture, and on themes of life and darkness.More »

  • poster for "Living in Tochigi" Exhibition

    "Living in Tochigi" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Crafts
    • 2012-04-21 - 2012-06-17

    This exhibition showcases works that capture the joy and happiness of living in Tochigi prefecture, a rich and verdant landscape that is located within commuting distance of the capital. [Image: Goro...More »

  • poster for "Choice 1: Museum's Choice" Exhibition

    "Choice 1: Museum's Choice" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2012-04-21 - 2012-06-24

    Known for his pioneering work with the "diamond cut" technique used in traditional Japanese joinery and cabinetry, Koji Suzuki presents a series of works inspired by natural motifs and geometric forms. [Image:...More »

  • poster for "Choice 4: Museum's Choice" Exhibition

    "Choice 4: Museum's Choice" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-01-14 - 2012-03-25

    Features works from Toyoshige Watanabe's new "Oni" (demon) series that uses pastels and charcoal. [Image: Toyoshige Watanabe "Oni" (2011)]More »

  • poster for "Asakawa Noritaka & Takumi Brothers: Their Souls and Their Visions" Exhibition

    "Asakawa Noritaka & Takumi Brothers: Their Souls and Their Visions" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2012-01-14 - 2012-03-20

    Noritaka Asakawa (1884-1964) and Takumi Asakawa (1891-1931) crossed over to the Korean peninsular in the early Taisho period and researched Chosen ceramics, introducing its beauty and aesthetics to Japan....More »

  • poster for Seiichi Aoki "Aokit"

    Seiichi Aoki "Aokit"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-10-29 - 2011-12-25

    Seiichi Aoki (b. 1954) has been making unique 3D model kits called "Aokits" since 1995. These Aokits are three-dimensional recreations of well-known paintings by artists like Cezanne, van Gogh and Ogata...More »

  • poster for "Choice 3: Museum's Choice" Exhibition

    "Choice 3: Museum's Choice" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-10-29 - 2011-12-25

    [Image: Shuichi Furugo, "Bend" (1980)]More »

  • poster for "Modern Nanga Paintings by Kangan Ishikawa" Exhibition

    "Modern Nanga Paintings by Kangan Ishikawa" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-10-29 - 2011-12-25

    On display are 120 works by Kangan Ishikawa, a leading exponent of the nanga (southern school) of Chinese painting whose work was praised by Taikan Yokoyama, as well as related works by his contemporaries....More »

  • "Pictorial Theory of Evolution" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Video and Film
    • 2011-07-23 - 2011-09-19

    On display are some 80 works that reconsider the mutual interaction between the evolution of media technology and a process of creative regression through painting, photography and video.More »

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    "Choice4 Museum Choice" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-07-23 - 2011-10-16

    [Image: Thomas Gainsborough "River Landscape with Rustic Lovers" (1781)]More »

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    "Museum's Choice" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2011-04-23 - 2011-06-19

    In parallel with the main exhibition on Fuki Sekiya, this show features works of his 1950s and 1960s contemporaries, especially Saori Akutagawa. [Image: Saori Akutagawa (1956)]More »

  • poster for "A Wife's Secret Paintings: Fuki Sekiya's World" Exhibition

    "A Wife's Secret Paintings: Fuki Sekiya's World" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-04-23 - 2011-06-19

    Fuki Sekiya (1903-1969) was born in Tochigi Prefecture and lost her parents and brother at a young age. After marrying she supported her painter husband as he taught while entering work into the annual...More »

  • poster for Sibylle Bergemann Exhibition

    Sibylle Bergemann Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-01-22 - 2011-03-21

    On display are 125 works by Berlin-born photographer Sibylle Bergemann that portray women adorned in the latest avant-garde fashions, spirited African women who live with the utmost strength and courage,...More »

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    "Choice4 Museum Choice" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-01-22 - 2011-03-27

    On display are lacquer art pieces by Jomin Hitomi (1894-1972). [Image: Jomin Hitomi (1949)]More »

  • poster for "Choice3 Museum Choice" Exhibition

    "Choice3 Museum Choice" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-10-30 - 2011-01-10
  • poster for Sumio Kawakami "The World of Woodblock Prints"

    Sumio Kawakami "The World of Woodblock Prints"

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2010-10-30 - 2010-12-23

    On display are renowned pieces from the museum's Sumio Kawakami collection, which now numbers some 1,000 works. Prints, oil paintings, watercolors, picture books, toys and more will be on display along...More »

  • poster for "Innocence - Art towards Life" Exhibition

    "Innocence - Art towards Life" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2010-07-17 - 2010-09-20

    There are people who, despite of not having a proper art education, create a totally original visual art by following their inner impulsions - people with intellectual disabilities, or who suffer with...More »

  • poster for "Choice2 Museum Choice" Exhibition

    "Choice2 Museum Choice" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-07-17 - 2010-10-17

    On display is Isson Tanaka's 1947 work "Four Hand Nets". [Image: Isson Tanaka, "Four Hand Nets" (1947)]More »

  • poster for "The Unknown Face of Shoji Hamada" Exhibition

    "The Unknown Face of Shoji Hamada" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2010-04-25 - 2010-06-27

    This year marks the 90th anniversary of potter Shoji Hamada's first visit to Mashiko in 1920. Hamada later shifted his base to Mashiko and created a prodigious body of work that emphasized a strong, robust...More »

  • "Museum's Choice" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-04-25 - 2010-07-04

    This exhibition showcases prints from Caulfield's "Canteen, Kitchen, Living Room" series (1980) as well as related materials.More »

  • poster for "Rediscovering the Appeal of Japanese Oil Painting" Exhibition

    "Rediscovering the Appeal of Japanese Oil Painting" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-01-24 - 2010-03-22

    The tradition of oil painting in Japan began in the latter half of the 19th century. This European medium gradually grew to become an important means of expression for modern Japanese artists, who were...More »

  • poster for Atsuhiko Misawa "Animals in Tochigi"

    Atsuhiko Misawa "Animals in Tochigi"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2010-01-24 - 2010-03-22

    This exhibition features life-sized animal sculptures carved out of camphor wood - lions, crocodiles, giraffes, unicorns, deer, rabbits, dogs and cats - as well as drawings displayed in a space designed...More »

  • poster for "The Reemergence of the Nihon Bijutsu-in" Exhibition

    "The Reemergence of the Nihon Bijutsu-in" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-11-01 - 2009-12-13

    The Nihon Bijutsu-in was established by Okakura Tenshin in 1898. Yokoyama Taikan and other painters who were members of this group succeeded in establishing a new Japanese style painting. The two were...More »

  • poster for "Japan meets China:Our Future reflected in Contemporary Art" Exhibition

    "Japan meets China:Our Future reflected in Contemporary Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Talks
    • 2009-07-05 - 2009-09-06

    After the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the next World Expo will be held in Shanghai in 2010. Chinese contemporary art has recently grown alongside the development of the economy. “Japan meets China”...More »

  • poster for Museum Collection "Choice 1"

    Museum Collection "Choice 1"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-04-26 - 2009-06-21

    From the collection of the Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition presents works created in Tochigi Prefecture as well as modern art created in Japan and abroad. The museum will hold...More »

  • poster for "Expressionist Movements in Japan」展

    "Expressionist Movements in Japan」展

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Architecture
    • 2009-04-26 - 2009-06-15

    The 20th century German expressionism pioneered by young artists such as Kandinsky and Franz Marc was soon introduced to Japan, influencing Japanese artists and also brought interaction between the two...More »

  • poster for "Art of Tea Ceremony: Masterworks from the Idemitsu Museum of Arts" Exhibition

    "Art of Tea Ceremony: Masterworks from the Idemitsu Museum of Arts" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2009-01-25 - 2009-03-15

    "Art is about creativity, effort and beauty," said Sazo Idemitsu, the founder of the Idemitsu Museum. Idemitsu collected many ceramics and tea utensils and was close to artists from Tochigi, such as painter...More »

  • poster for "Light of Early Spring" Exhibition

    "Light of Early Spring" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2009-01-25 - 2009-03-29

    We can see a whole variety of sunlight in early spring. Day by day, the degree of sunlight exposure increases, and here and there, bright colors start to appear in nature and cities. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for "Collection donated by Sambi Shosha: Mr. & Mrs. Ueda" Exhibition

    "Collection donated by Sambi Shosha: Mr. & Mrs. Ueda" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-11-02 - 2009-01-12

    "Sambi Shosha" (The Ueda Collection) is one of the stellar collections of contemporary art in Japan, founded by Mr. & Mrs. Ueda twenty years ago. "Sambi Shosha" means a small hut in praise for art. The...More »

  • poster for "All about Toshi Shimizu" Exhibition

    "All about Toshi Shimizu" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-01-14 - 2007-03-04

    This exhibition will display all 120 works from the museum collection by Toshi Shimizu. Works by his colleagues, Tamotsu Tanaka, Eitaro Ishigaki, and John Sloane will also be on display. Toshi Shimizu...More »

  • poster for "Glorious Meissen Porcelain, Once More" Exhibition

    "Glorious Meissen Porcelain, Once More" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2007-01-14 - 2007-03-04
  • poster for "Masterpieces: Japanese Paintings from Museums in Tochigi" Exhibition

    "Masterpieces: Japanese Paintings from Museums in Tochigi" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-10-29 - 2006-12-10

    This exhibition is a selection of excellent Japanese paintings from the 19 museums in Tochigi Prefecture, held in the hopes of introducing their hardworking efforts and getting people to think about the...More »

  • "60th Tochigi Prefecture Art Festival" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2006-09-15 - 2006-10-12

    First half (September 15th - September 27th) Western-style paintings and sculptures Second half (September 30th - October 12th) Japanese-style paintings and crafts In conjunction, awarded works...More »

  • poster for Hitoshi Karasawa "The Circle of the Universe"

    Hitoshi Karasawa "The Circle of the Universe"

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    • Media: Illustration - Prints - Talks
    • 2006-07-16 - 2006-09-03

    This first large-scale retrospective of Hitoshi Karasawa's work brings together 220 works, including objects, watercolors, sketches, and various reference materials. There will be workshops and public...More »

  • poster for Paula Modersohn-Becker Exhibition

    Paula Modersohn-Becker Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2006-04-02 - 2006-05-28

    This is an exhibition of 45 paintings, 74 sketches and 7 prints by Paula Modersohn-Becker, the artist who led the German Expressionism movement before dying at the young age of 31. 36 other works by artists...More »

  • poster for The Human Body

    The Human Body

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-01-29 - 2006-03-26
  • poster for Rural Drowsiness, Urban Illusion

    Rural Drowsiness, Urban Illusion

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints
    • 2006-01-29 - 2006-03-01

    Known for his unique color expressions in peculiar scenes, Ryusei Furukawa's wood block prints are a rare breed in this great tradition of Japan. As a result of dynamic color investigations, most of Furukawa's...More »

  • poster for Georg Baselitz - Reality is the Picture

    Georg Baselitz - Reality is the Picture

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2005-10-23 - 2005-12-18

    “Reality is the picture, it is definitely not IN the picture.” This sentence as spoken by Georg Baselitz, born as Hans-Georg Kern in the town of Deutschbaselitz in the federal state of Saxony in 1938,...More »

  • poster for Joseph Beuys and Merry Associates "Ich kenne kein Weekend"

    Joseph Beuys and Merry Associates "Ich kenne kein Weekend"

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2005-10-23 - 2005-12-18

    Joseph Beuys has made a very mysterious multiple work called "Ich kenne kein weekend", which consists of a Maggi-sauce pack and a Pocketbook entitled "Kritik der reinen Vernunft" by Kant in a briefcase. This...More »

  • poster for Japanese Women Artists in Avant-garde Movements, 1950-1975

    Japanese Women Artists in Avant-garde Movements, 1950-1975

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2005-07-24 - 2005-09-11

    This exhibition will put on display the works of women artists, who, in the early 70's, aspired to create new expressions of their own by participating in avant-garde art movements or by actually keeping...More »

  • poster for June in Britain: 250 Years of British Art from Hogarth to Hockney

    June in Britain: 250 Years of British Art from Hogarth to Hockney

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-06-11 - 2005-07-10

    June is the month when England's nature is at its best. Greens deepen and roses bloom. People enjoy long relaxing evenings. This beautiful season has also been captured in art. 68 paintings by 33 British...More »

  • poster for Ayaru Koizumi and Keiho Takada - The Painters Network as seen in Edo Painting -

    Ayaru Koizumi and Keiho Takada - The Painters Network as seen in Edo Painting -

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-02-20 - 2005-03-27

    This exhibition seeks to explore the process in which merchants from west Japan constructed a network of artists and intellectuals in Edo and Mito during the Edo Shogunate. They key player is Keiho...More »

  • poster for Collection Exhibition IV:  The Corner

    Collection Exhibition IV: The Corner

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2004-12-19 - 2005-03-27
  • Meissen

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2004-12-19 - 2005-02-06

    Meissen Wares have been produced in Meißen, Germany from the 18th century onwards. It was the first porcelain produced in Europe. Adding refinement and sophistication since then, Meissen have produced...More »

  • poster for Osakabe Jin: A Retrospective

    Osakabe Jin: A Retrospective

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2004-10-24 - 2004-11-28

    Osakabe Jin (1906-1978) is a landscape painter who worked in the Showa era Japan. Born in Tsuga-town, Tochigi Prefecture, he started drawing and painting earlier under his father's influence. In 1929 (Showa...More »

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