Chiba City Museum of Art - Past Events

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

  • poster for Ryo Toyofuku “Pla Chiba”

    Ryo Toyofuku “Pla Chiba”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Workshops - Talks
    • 2019-07-13 - 2019-08-25

    Led by Ryo Toyofuku, Pla Chiba invites local citizens to use dolls and Plarail toy trains and tracks to imagine designs for the Chiba City Art Museum renewal and its surroundings.More »

  • poster for Kitaoji Rosanjin―The Renaissance of Japanese Ceramics: The Path to Contemporary Art

    Kitaoji Rosanjin―The Renaissance of Japanese Ceramics: The Path to Contemporary Art

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2019-07-02 - 2019-08-25

    Rosanjin Kitaoji (1883-1959) started out in the fields of calligraphy and engraving, but in 1922, when in his late 30s, he turned his attention to creating ceramics as “kimono for food,” emanating from...More »

  • poster for Exhibition from the Collection: “He was Indeed an Amazing Person” – Centering on the Work of Teshigahara Sofu and Munakata Shiko

    Exhibition from the Collection: “He was Indeed an Amazing Person” – Centering on the Work of Teshigahara Sofu and Munakata Shiko

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    • Media: Nihonga - Prints - Crafts
    • 2019-07-02 - 2019-08-25

    To coincide with the Kitaoji Rosanjin Exhibition, this show introduces works from the museum collection chiefly by Sofu Teshigahara and Shiko Munakata, who had histories of exchange with Rosanjin.More »

  • poster for Itabashi Art Museum x Chiba City Museum of Art = Chitabashi Dream Museum?!

    Itabashi Art Museum x Chiba City Museum of Art = Chitabashi Dream Museum?!

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    • Media: Nihonga - Talks
    • 2019-06-01 - 2019-06-23

    Chiba City Museum of Art presents a dream collaboration with Itabashi Art Museum, an institution with a strong record of showcasing the beauty of classical Japanese art. “Chitabashi” Museum combines the...More »

  • poster for Ukiyo-e Prints from the Mary Ainsworth Collection

    Ukiyo-e Prints from the Mary Ainsworth Collection

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Talks
    • 2019-04-13 - 2019-05-26

    The Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College in Ohio has over 1500 ukiyo-e prints gifted to it by alumnus Mary Ainsworth. Ainsworth’s collection began in 1906 when she visited Japan and contains both...More »

  • poster for Masterpieces from the Sanso Collection: Japanese Paintings collected by Peter F. and Doris Drucker

    Masterpieces from the Sanso Collection: Japanese Paintings collected by Peter F. and Doris Drucker

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga
    • 2019-04-13 - 2019-05-26

    For over 30 years, economist and “father of management” Peter Drucker (1909-2005) collected Japanese paintings from the Muromachi thru Edo periods. These valuable works are finally returning to Japan to...More »

  • poster for Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava XXVI: Traveling Exhibition in Japan

    Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava XXVI: Traveling Exhibition in Japan

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Drawing - Product
    • 2019-01-20 - 2019-03-03

    In the autumn of every odd year, the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB), a competition of children’s book illustration, is held in the Slovakian capital. This exhibition has on display the prize-winning...More »

  • poster for Collection Acquisitions

    Collection Acquisitions

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2019-01-20 - 2019-03-03

    Presenting new works added to the museum’s collection over the past year according to a theme.More »

  • poster for Ishii Rinkyo—Leading Nihonga Artist from Chiba, 135 Years since his Birth

    Ishii Rinkyo—Leading Nihonga Artist from Chiba, 135 Years since his Birth

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    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga
    • 2018-11-23 - 2019-01-14

    Rinkyo Ishii (1884-1930) was a Nihonga (Japanese-style) artist active through the Meiji and Taisho Periods (1868–1926). Born in Chiba, he became a pupil of Gaho Hashimoto in Tokyo and stood out from others...More »

  • poster for Chikahiro Hanamura “Confession From the Earth”

    Chikahiro Hanamura “Confession From the Earth”

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art - Talks
    • 2018-11-01 - 2018-11-11

    The Apollo 8 mission of 1968 marked the first time human beings were able to view and photograph the earth from space. This exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the mission uses the principles of...More »

  • poster for 1968: Art in the Turbulent Age

    1968: Art in the Turbulent Age

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Manga - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Video and Film - Sound - Performance Art
    • 2018-09-19 - 2018-11-11

    Held as a turning point in 20th-century history, 1968 likewise marked a pivotal year in modern art. This retrospective exhibition held today in 2018 - exactly 50 years on - shows how the state of art stood...More »

  • poster for God of the Woodblock Print: Unichi Hiratsuka

    God of the Woodblock Print: Unichi Hiratsuka

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    • Media: Prints - Workshops - Talks
    • 2018-07-14 - 2018-09-09

    A leading artist of sosaku hanga, a type of creative printmaking in modern-era Japan, Un’ichi Hiratsuka (1895-1997) mastered all areas of the art of carving and printing woodblocks, and also exhibited...More »

  • poster for Exhibition from the Collection: Journey

    Exhibition from the Collection: Journey

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Video and Film
    • 2018-07-14 - 2018-09-09

    A display from the museum’s collection, composed around the theme of “journey.”. Children and adults alike are welcome to this summer holiday exhibition. More »

  • poster for The Age of Shinso Okamoto

    The Age of Shinso Okamoto

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    • Media: Nihonga
    • 2018-05-30 - 2018-07-08

    Shinso Okamoto (1894–1933) was a Kobe-born artist educated in Kyoto art schools. Influences of his works evolved from the New Southern School of Chinese painting, to Yumeji Takehisa-inspired designs in...More »

  • poster for Tsuyoshi Ozawa “Imperfection: Parallel Art History”

    Tsuyoshi Ozawa “Imperfection: Parallel Art History”

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    • Media: Installation - Workshops - Talks
    • 2018-01-06 - 2018-02-25

    A major solo show for contemporary artist Tsuyoshi Ozawa, who turned heads at Yokohama Triennale 2017 and has built a career with works drawing from art history and his own surroundings with humor and...More »

  • poster for Tsunetomi Kitano Exhibition

    Tsunetomi Kitano Exhibition

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    • Media: Nihonga
    • 2017-11-03 - 2017-12-17

    This retrospective marking 70 years since the death of Kanazawa-born artist Tsunetomi Kitano (1880-1947) includes masterpieces presented at previous governmental and institutional exhibitions, as well...More »

  • Harunobu Suzuki: Ukiyo-e masterpieces from Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2017-09-06 - 2017-10-23

    Harunobu Suzuki (born c.1725-1770) was a leading Ukiyoe artist who is recognized as being the first person to produce polychrome nishiki-e (brocade pictures), achieved through multi-color woodblock printing....More »

  • poster for CCMA Collection - Behind the Scenes: Now / Long ago

    CCMA Collection - Behind the Scenes: Now / Long ago

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    • Media: Nihonga
    • 2017-08-05 - 2017-08-27

    This exhibition will introduce works that draw attention to things that usually go unseen, often hidden behind something or other. These may be ghost stories about the underside of our world, or someone’s...More »

  • poster for The Art of Sadao Tsubaki and His Mentor Ryusei Kishida

    The Art of Sadao Tsubaki and His Mentor Ryusei Kishida

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-06-07 - 2017-07-30

    Sadao Tsubaki, who was born in Yonezawa City in Yamagata Prefecture in the north of Japan, was inspired to become an artist by his older brother who passed away. In 1914, he traveled down to Tokyo to see...More »

  • poster for Where Picture Books Began: The Illustrations of Walter Crane

    Where Picture Books Began: The Illustrations of Walter Crane

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Prints - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-04-05 - 2017-05-28

    Considered a pioneer of the modern picture book, Walter Crane (1945-1915) was an English artist and book illustrator that rose to prominence in the latter half of the nineteenth century. He is also known...More »

  • poster for Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava XXV Traveling Exhibition in Japan - Picture Books with BIB: 50 Years and Beyond

    Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava XXV Traveling Exhibition in Japan - Picture Books with BIB: 50 Years and Beyond

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Manga - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-01-04 - 2017-02-26

    The Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava is the world’s largest competition for picture books. The organization was first founded in 1965 when Slovakia was still part of Czechoslovakia and the first competition...More »

  • poster for Ukiyo-e Prints and Paintings Celebrating the New Year

    Ukiyo-e Prints and Paintings Celebrating the New Year

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2017-01-04 - 2017-02-26

    Ukiyo-e began in the mid-17th century and has continued for more than 200 years. New Years-themed Ukiyo-e from the Chiba City Museum of Art collection are displayed. More »

  • poster for Life as Bunjin – The Art World of Urakami Gyokudo and His Sons, Shunkin and Shukin

    Life as Bunjin – The Art World of Urakami Gyokudo and His Sons, Shunkin and Shukin

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    • Media: Nihonga - Workshops - Talks
    • 2016-11-10 - 2016-12-18

    The celebrated bunjin (literati painter) Gyokudo Urakami (1745–1820) was born into an elite samurai family in Okayama, but at the age of 50 rejected this life in exchange for his freedom, traveling across...More »

  • poster for Shinji Ogawa “The Whole World without You”

    Shinji Ogawa “The Whole World without You”

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2016-09-07 - 2016-10-30

    Shinji Ogawa (b. 1959) has continued to rework famous Western paintings and well-known tourist spots in his questioning of the world. From Leonardo Davinci to Vermeer, Ogawa’s faithful copies of the great...More »

  • poster for Kazuo Okazaki “Who’s Who”

    Kazuo Okazaki “Who’s Who”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Workshops - Talks
    • 2016-09-07 - 2016-10-30

    Kazuo Okazaki has been working as an object artist since the 1960s. By doing things like taking out the insides of common items or projecting images onto random shapes, he creates pop-influenced, humorous...More »

  • poster for The Collection of the Japan Folk Crafts Museum: Kanjiro Kawai and Shikou Munakata Exhibition

    The Collection of the Japan Folk Crafts Museum: Kanjiro Kawai and Shikou Munakata Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga - Sculpture - Product - Crafts
    • 2016-07-06 - 2016-08-28

    Founder of the Japan Folk Crafts Museum, Soetsu Yanagi, was an advocator of the “Mingei Movement” designed to bring aesthetic appreciation to the crafts and tools of everyday life. Ceramic artist Kanjiro...More »

  • poster for Two Pillars - Edo Painting and Contemporary Art

    Two Pillars - Edo Painting and Contemporary Art

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    • Media: Painting - Product
    • 2016-06-01 - 2016-06-26

    Bringing together the two pillars of Chiba City Museum of Art’s collection in juxtaposition and convergence through a variety of themes and motifs, allowing us to sense the shift of art over the ages whilst...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Yoshida: The 140th Anniversary of His Birth

    Hiroshi Yoshida: The 140th Anniversary of His Birth

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Talks
    • 2016-04-09 - 2016-05-22

    Hiroshi Yoshida was an artist who continued to examine his place in the world throughout his life. He traveled across America and to London and Paris observing Eastern and Western art practices, and his...More »

  • poster for An Exhibition of Early Ukiyo-e

    An Exhibition of Early Ukiyo-e

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2016-01-09 - 2016-02-28

    How did ukiyo-e begin, how did it develop and why did it continue in its high popularity and demand up to modern times? This exhibition gathers over 200 renowned works of ukiyo-e, from internationally...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Sugimoto: Art and Leisure / Past and Present in Three Parts

    Hiroshi Sugimoto: Art and Leisure / Past and Present in Three Parts

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Crafts
    • 2015-10-28 - 2015-12-23

    World renowned artist and photographer, Hiroshi Sugimoto presents a reflection on the flow of time in an exhibition specially organized to mark 20 years of the Chiba City Museum of Art. Divided across...More »

  • Isson Tanaka and Kaii Higashiyama - The Paths of the Chiba Painters

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-09-08 - 2015-10-18

    Introducing leading artists associates of the Chiba region with a focus on new acquisitions to the collection.More »

  • poster for Karaemon - Buzen, Roen and Jakuchuu

    Karaemon - Buzen, Roen and Jakuchuu

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-09-08 - 2015-10-18

    The little known work of 19th century Osaka painters Buzen Sumie and Roen Hayashi is placed under new light in an exhibition disclosing their former popularity as followers of the Chinese style of painting...More »

  • poster for Lucie Rie  - A Retrospective

    Lucie Rie - A Retrospective

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    • Media: Ceramics - Talks
    • 2015-07-07 - 2015-08-30

    Leading British ceramicist of the 20th century, Lucie Rie(1902-1995) created enchanting forms on the potter’s wheel, producing unique patterns through the use of inlay and scrapping techniques, while bringing...More »

  • poster for The Time of Toeko Tatsuno

    The Time of Toeko Tatsuno

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-07-07 - 2015-08-30

    Held in conjunction with the Lucie Rie Exhibition here the work of Toeko Tatsuno is drawn from the museum collection and shown alongside the likes of Seung-Keun Moon, Yoshihisa Kitatsuji and Yoko Sawai....More »

  • poster for Drucker Collection - The Art of Japan Loved by the Father of Management

    Drucker Collection - The Art of Japan Loved by the Father of Management

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-05-19 - 2015-06-28

    Peter Ferdinand Drucker is known as the father of management, having placed great influence upon corporations through his lifetime thorough his theories of modern business management which still continue...More »

  • poster for 20th Anniversary Exhibition: Director’s Selections

    20th Anniversary Exhibition: Director’s Selections

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2015-04-10 - 2015-06-28

    Presenting masterpieces from the Chiba City Museum of Art’s collection. Selected by the director, these genre and era-spanning works offer all those who have supported the museum thus far a look at its...More »

  • poster for 46th Chiba Citizen Exhibition

    46th Chiba Citizen Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Photography - Crafts
    • 2015-03-07 - 2015-03-27

    Showcasing over 1000 works across the genres of nihonga, oil painting, sculpture, craft, calligraphy, photography and graphic design from members of the Chiba Art Association and open call selected works....More »

  • poster for A Journey Upon the Table

    A Journey Upon the Table

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    • Media: Product
    • 2015-01-04 - 2015-03-01

    Chiba City Museum of Art selects from its contemporary art collection a range of sculptural works which incorporate the form of desks, tables and other platforms within themselves. If a painting is a window...More »

  • poster for Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava— A Trip Around the World in Picture Books

    Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava— A Trip Around the World in Picture Books

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2015-01-04 - 2015-03-01

    The Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava, the world’s largest picture book contest, has been hosted in the Slovakian capital every two years since 1967, when it started with the backing of Unesco and the...More »

  • poster for The Artistic Theory of Genpei Akasegawa— From 1960 to Now

    The Artistic Theory of Genpei Akasegawa— From 1960 to Now

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Installation - Performance Art
    • 2014-10-28 - 2014-12-23

    Genpei Akasegawa (1937-) is an artistic figure of numerous different faces, from pioneering avant-garde artist to manga artist, illustrator, novelist, essayist and photographer. Starting out as an avant-garde...More »

  • poster for Kiyokata Kaburaki and Scenes of Edo

    Kiyokata Kaburaki and Scenes of Edo

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2014-09-09 - 2014-10-19

    Kiyokata Kaburaki(1878-1972) was born in Kanda, Tokyo in the early Meiji era and came to study painting under Yoshitoshi Tsukioka and Toshikata Mizuno. While making a living as an illustrator he came...More »

  • poster for Seven Stars— Artists Recently Added to the Collection

    Seven Stars— Artists Recently Added to the Collection

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Prints - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2014-09-09 - 2014-10-19

    Introducing 150 works by artists added to the museum’s collection in recent years: paintings by Shuki Okamoto (1807–1862), paintings and sculptures by Sadao Tsubaki (1896–1958), prints by Shuji Kaneko...More »

  • poster for Welcome to Edo! Children of Ukiyo-e

    Welcome to Edo! Children of Ukiyo-e

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2014-07-08 - 2014-08-31

    Ukiyo-e is renowned for its genres of bijinga, kabuki actors and landscapes but in fact the portrayal of children was also a highly popular theme for this historic art form and through these images we...More »

  • poster for Tojiro Oshita - From the Iwami Art Museum Collection

    Tojiro Oshita - From the Iwami Art Museum Collection

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2014-05-20 - 2014-06-29

    Tojiro Oshita(1870-1911) was a pioneer of watercolor painting in Japan and his first landscapes of discovery were those of Boso. In 1893 while on a journey through Kazusa region he was gripped by the rich...More »

  • poster for Chiba City Museum of Art “Modern Japanese Watercolors”

    Chiba City Museum of Art “Modern Japanese Watercolors”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-05-20 - 2014-06-29

    Along with the “Tojiro Oshita: A Watercolor Painter” exhibition, the Chiba City Museum of Art presents a special display of watercolors from its collection. Through the introduction of works by contemporaries...More »

  • poster for Hochu Nakamura “Hochu Meets Korin”

    Hochu Nakamura “Hochu Meets Korin”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-04-08 - 2014-05-11

    Tracing the life and work of Hochu Nakamura from multiple perspectives in an exhibition which features his work alongside that of other Rimpa School artists following the legacy of Korin Ogata as well...More »

  • poster for Spring Blossomings from the Chiba City Museum of Art Collection

    Spring Blossomings from the Chiba City Museum of Art Collection

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2014-04-08 - 2014-05-11

    100 spring themed modern era prints from the museum collection. [Image: Hiroshi Yoshida “Cherry Blossom Sky” 1926]More »

  • poster for “The Face of Edo - Depictions of Ukiyo-e”

    “The Face of Edo - Depictions of Ukiyo-e”

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2014-01-25 - 2014-03-02

    The Ukiyo-e of the Edo era captured not only the scenes of Edo city with its Kabuki, pleasure districts, geisha, famed places and fashionable women but also a particular culture and aesthetic which is...More »

  • poster for New Collection Exhibition “The 10,000 Hours of Painters: Copies, Sketches, and Studies”

    New Collection Exhibition “The 10,000 Hours of Painters: Copies, Sketches, and Studies”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2014-01-25 - 2014-03-02

    Presenting Rinkyo Ishii and other Nihonga painters’ sketches and studies recently added to the museum’s collection. [Image: Hoji Tanaka’s documents (late Edo–early Meiji periods)] More »

  • poster for “Hasui Kawase 130th Anniversary - Nostalgic Scenes of Japan”

    “Hasui Kawase 130th Anniversary - Nostalgic Scenes of Japan”

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints
    • 2013-11-26 - 2014-01-19

    As a major retrospective of the wood block print work of Hasui Kawase, who captured scenes from across Japan between the Taisho and Showa periods, this exhibition celebrates 130 years since his birth including...More »

  • poster for Collection Exhibition: Shozaburo Watanabe— The Splendor of Shin-Hanga Printmaking

    Collection Exhibition: Shozaburo Watanabe— The Splendor of Shin-Hanga Printmaking

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2013-11-26 - 2014-01-19

    This exhibition is a retrospective of the work of Shozaburo Watanabe, who produced of nearly all the prints by Hasui Kawase. (Kawase’s prints are featured in the “Hasui Kawase 139th Anniversary” exhibition)....More »

  • poster for Georges Rouault Exhibition

    Georges Rouault Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-10-01 - 2013-11-17

    The French painter Georges Rouault (1871-1958) first began his career as a craftsman of stained glass but came to study painting under the symbolist artist Gustave Moreau, and gained much influence from...More »

  • poster for Beauties of Nature- Rimpa, Jakuchu, and Japanese Painting

    Beauties of Nature- Rimpa, Jakuchu, and Japanese Painting

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2013-08-27 - 2013-09-23

    One hundred and twenty-three Edo period kacho fugetsu (flower, bird, wind, and moon paintings), mainly Nihonga, from the Chiba City Museum of Art’s Collection. The works are presented in seven panels depicting...More »

  • poster for Kotaro Takamura Exhibition

    Kotaro Takamura Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2013-06-29 - 2013-08-18

    Critic, poet, and artist Kotaro Takamura(1883-1956)trained as a wood sculptor under his father, the Edo and Meiji era master, Kouun Takamura. Although many of the younger Takamura’s sculptures were destroyed...More »

  • poster for Museum Collection Exhibition - Associates of Kotaro Takamura

    Museum Collection Exhibition - Associates of Kotaro Takamura

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-06-29 - 2013-08-18

    Featuring artists active through the period between 1883-1956 in an exhibition tracing the influence of Kotaro Takamura. The leading figure of modern Japanese sculpture, Kotaro Takamura, also established...More »

  • poster for Island of Buddha Statues - The Beautiful Buddhas of Boso

    Island of Buddha Statues - The Beautiful Buddhas of Boso

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2013-04-16 - 2013-06-16

    This exhibition will display 150 Buddha statues from the Boso Peninsula. Major statues from Ryukaku-ji and Buddhas only recently discovered or revealed to the public will be featured. Statues from Komatsu-ji,...More »

  • poster for "Kimono Beauty" Exhibition

    "Kimono Beauty" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2013-01-04 - 2013-02-11

    This exhibition focuses on Japanese kimonos from the mid-Edo to early Showa periods, as well as a showcase of sashes, hair ornaments and other accessories. The selection, including items from the important...More »

  • poster for "Rediscover Bunjinga! The Nishitani Collection" Exhibition

    "Rediscover Bunjinga! The Nishitani Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-01-04 - 2013-02-11

    Features superb selections from the Nishitani Collection, including so-called Bunjinga Chinese-style paintings from the mid- to late Edo period.More »

  • poster for "Yasuhiro Suda and the Beauty of Edo" Exhibition

    "Yasuhiro Suda and the Beauty of Edo" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Sculpture
    • 2012-10-30 - 2012-12-16

    On display are paintings and prints from the Edo period chosen by Suda himself from the collection of the museum, interspersed with his wooden flower sculptures and carvings. [Image: Yasuhiro Suda "Camellia"...More »

  • poster for Yoshihiro Suda Exhibition

    Yoshihiro Suda Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Video and Film - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2012-10-30 - 2012-12-16

    Yoshihiro Suda is a wooden sculptor known for his flower and plant carvings that bear a startling resemblance to the real thing. Placed within even the sterile, inorganic spaces of a gallery or museum,...More »

  • poster for "Yoshishige Saito: Works After the 1980s" Exhibition

    "Yoshishige Saito: Works After the 1980s" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-09-08 - 2012-10-21

    Yoshishige Saito (1904-2001) was a pioneering Japanese artist whose work after the Eighties will be shown in this exhibition, selected from the Museum's collection. On display will be some 25 key and representative...More »

  • poster for "Original Works from the Biennial of Illustration Bratislava" Exhibition

    "Original Works from the Biennial of Illustration Bratislava" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2012-09-08 - 2012-10-21

    Established in 1967 as a UNESCO initiative, the Biennial of Illustration Bratislava is one of the most prestigious events for children's book illustrators around the world. This exhibition features award-winnng...More »

  • poster for "Parade of Animals" Exhibition

    "Parade of Animals" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2012-07-14 - 2012-09-02

    This exhibition is inspired by the animals that have been depicted in Japanese art since ancient times, as symbols and objects of fear, worship, affection and curiosity. On display are over 200 works by...More »

  • poster for "Ukiyo-e Artist Eisen Keisai" Exhibition

    "Ukiyo-e Artist Eisen Keisai" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2012-05-29 - 2012-07-08

    Eisen Keisai (1791-1848) was a ukiyo-e printmaker active during the end of the Tokugawa shogunate era, when Edo culture was at its zenith. He specialized in works depicting beautiful women and landscapes,...More »

  • poster for "Shohaku Shock! Shohaku Soga and Kyoto Painters" Exhibition

    "Shohaku Shock! Shohaku Soga and Kyoto Painters" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-04-10 - 2012-05-20

    This exhibition looks back on the career of the 18th century Kyoto painter Shohaku Soga (1730-1781) with a showcase of 44 screen paintings from the collection of the Mie Prefectural Art Museum that have...More »

  • poster for "Donated/Entrusted Works" Exhibition

    "Donated/Entrusted Works" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2012-02-04 - 2012-02-26

    This exhibition showcases a variety of works donated to the museum in recent years, including paintings from the Edo period and works by Isson Tanaka depicting subtropical plants.More »

  • poster for "Experimental Workshop: Avant-garde in Tokyo Since 1951" Exhibition

    "Experimental Workshop: Avant-garde in Tokyo Since 1951" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2011-11-22 - 2012-01-29

    Organized to coincide with the Shuzo Takiguchi and Marcel Duchamp exhibition also being held at the same time, this show highlights works from the museum collection by members of the Jikken Kobo (Experimental...More »

  • poster for Shuzo Takiguchi + Marcel Duchamp Exhibition

    Shuzo Takiguchi + Marcel Duchamp Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-11-22 - 2012-01-29

    Shuzo Takiguchi (1903-79) was one of the first writers and critics to promote the acceptance of Marcel Duchamp's work in Japan. After meeting Duchamp during a visit to Salvador Dali's home, Takiguchi began...More »

  • poster for "Hoitsu Sakai and the Edo Rinpa School" Exhibition

    "Hoitsu Sakai and the Edo Rinpa School" Exhibition

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

    Hoitsu Sakai (1761-1828) was born into the family of a senior statesman during the Edo period and became acquainted with the arts of poetry, painting and calligraphy from an early age. He is credited...More »

  • poster for "Modern Japanese Prints" Exhibition

    "Modern Japanese Prints" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2011-08-09 - 2011-10-02

    English potter Bernard Leach first came to Japan in 1909 intending to make a living teaching copper etching techniques, during which time he met Kenkichi Tomimoto and his contemporaries from the magazine...More »

  • poster for "Noritaka and Takumi Asagawa - The Beauty of the Joseon Dynasty" Exhibition

    "Noritaka and Takumi Asagawa - The Beauty of the Joseon Dynasty" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2011-08-09 - 2011-10-02

    Korean ceramics, porcelain and woodwork has long exerted a profound influence on Japanese culture. The tea ceremony of the Momoyama Period and the Mingei folk craft movement also owes much to Korean aesthetics. This...More »

  • poster for Goyo Hashiguchi Exhibition

    Goyo Hashiguchi Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2011-06-14 - 2011-07-31

    Born in Kagoshima, Goyo Hashiguchi (1881-1921) initially studied Japanese painting with Gaho Hashimoto but soon decided to practice Western-style painting instead. This exhibition features some 400 oil...More »

  • poster for "Shuki and His Friends" Exhibition

    "Shuki and His Friends" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-04-26 - 2011-06-05

    Shuki Okamoto (1807-62) was a late Edo era artist whose forte was portraying birds, particularly peacocks. This exhibition introduces 15 of his works, as well as those of other artists from the same period....More »

  • poster for "The Golden Age of Color Prints: Ukiyoe from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston" Exhibition

    "The Golden Age of Color Prints: Ukiyoe from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2011-04-24 - 2011-06-05

    The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is famous for its vast collection of ukiyoe and Japanese antiques. This exhibition features around 140 works by Kiyonaga Torii, Utamaro Kitagawa, Sharaku Toshusai, and their...More »

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    42nd Chiba Citizen Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2011-03-05 - 2011-03-25

    Over 1000 nihonga paintings, Western paintings, sculptures, crafts, calligraphy, photography, graphic design and more.More »

  • poster for "New Acquisitions" Exhibition

    "New Acquisitions" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2011-01-29 - 2011-02-27

    On display is a selection of newly acquired artworks that were added to the museum collection since 2005, including paintings by Hogai Kano, Shinsui Ito and Setsuko Migishi, calligraphy, prints, lacquerware...More »

  • poster for "Wooden Toys from the Naef Collection" Exhibition

    "Wooden Toys from the Naef Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2011-01-29 - 2011-02-27

    Founded in 1954 by the furniture maker Kurt Naef, Naef soon expanded its business to the manufacture of simple yet endlessly fascinating wooden toys in bright colors. This exhibition introduces viewers...More »

  • poster for "Gitter Collection" Exhibition

    "Gitter Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2010-12-14 - 2011-01-23

    The Gitter collection in New Orleans is well known as a highly unique collection of Japanese art started by Dr. Kurt A. Gitter during his stay in Japan from 1963-5. Attracted to the purity, simplicity...More »

  • poster for "Bratislava Biennial of Illustration and Czech Puppet Show" Exhibition

    "Bratislava Biennial of Illustration and Czech Puppet Show" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2010-10-05 - 2010-12-05

    The Bratislava Biennial of Illustration is the world's largest exhibition of original picture book illustrations. Since its first edition held in the former Czechoslovakia in 1967, it has attracted entries...More »

  • poster for Isson Tanaka Exhibition

    Isson Tanaka Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2010-08-21 - 2010-09-26

    Isson Tanaka (1908-77) was born in Tochigi prefecture and lived in Chiba for over 20 years. He painted nihonga works that depicted the tropical plants and birds of Amami-Oshima. This large-scale retrospective...More »

  • poster for "Sofu Teshigahara and Postwar Art" Exhibition

    "Sofu Teshigahara and Postwar Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2010-07-06 - 2010-08-15

    Sofu Teshigahara (1927-2001) was the founder of the Sogetsu school of Ikebana flower arranging. He was also a practitioner of calligraphy and sculpture who left a mark on the world of postwar Japanese...More »

  • poster for "Masks" Exhibition

    "Masks" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Talks
    • 2010-07-06 - 2010-08-15

    Found all over the world, masks have long been closely associated with the human spirit. Those who wear them are said to be able to transform into someone or something else, while almost all the performing...More »

  • poster for Jakuchu Ito "Another World"

    Jakuchu Ito "Another World"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-05-22 - 2010-06-27

    The boom in Jakuchu Ito's popularity continues - a retrospective of his work was held at the Kyoto National Museum on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his death, and several monographs on his work...More »

  • poster for "Edo Miyage: A Selection of Ukiyo-e Works" Exhibition

    "Edo Miyage: A Selection of Ukiyo-e Works" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-05-22 - 2010-06-27

    The multicolored ukiyo-e woodblock prints known as "azuma nishiki-e" were a symbol of Edo mercantile culture (as opposed to the high culture of Kyoto), and were enormously popular as gifts and souvenirs...More »

  • poster for "A Hundred Flowers: Modern Japanese Art" Exhibition

    "A Hundred Flowers: Modern Japanese Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-04-06 - 2010-05-09

    This exhibition showcases nihonga paintings and print works dating from the Taisho and early Showa periods drawn from the museum's collection. *Some works will be rotated over the duration of the exhibition....More »

  • poster for "41st Chiba City Citizens' Art Exhibition"

    "41st Chiba City Citizens' Art Exhibition"

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    • Media: Drawing - Graphics - Crafts
    • 2010-03-06 - 2010-03-26

    Nihonga, Western paintings, sculpture, crafts, calligraphy, photography and graphic design by members of the Chiba City Art Association as well as the general public.More »

  • poster for "Ukiyo-e Afterglow: Famous Woodblock Prints from the Meiji Era" Exhibition

    "Ukiyo-e Afterglow: Famous Woodblock Prints from the Meiji Era" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-02-09 - 2010-02-21

    On display are numerous "kaika-e" from the Meiji period of Japan's westernization, including representative works by woodblock print masters Kiyochika Kobayashi and Yoshitoshi Tsukioka, as well as multi-colored...More »

  • poster for "Metal Works by Kyube Shimizu and Takeshi Tsuchitani" Exhibition

    "Metal Works by Kyube Shimizu and Takeshi Tsuchitani" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2009-10-31 - 2010-01-17

    [Image: Takeshi Tsuchitani "Breathing Forms A" 1992 Chiba City Museum Collection] More »

  • poster for "Contemporary Japanese Sculpture: Wooden Works" Exhibition

    "Contemporary Japanese Sculpture: Wooden Works" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2009-09-14 - 2009-10-21

    Works by Shigeru Ueki, Tomonori Toyofuku and Susumu Koshimizu from the Museum's collection. [Image: Susumu Koshimizu "Deucalion's Desk" (1983)]More »

  • poster for Kofu Ishii "Youth in Paris"

    Kofu Ishii "Youth in Paris"

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2009-06-27 - 2009-08-09

    Kofu Ishii (1892-1975) was born to a family of fishermen in what is now Isumi, Chiba prefecture. He entered the world of painting through learning Japanese painting first, but later shifted his interest...More »

  • poster for "Look What I Found -Middle School Students' Selection from the Permanent Collection-"

    "Look What I Found -Middle School Students' Selection from the Permanent Collection-"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-06-27 - 2009-08-09

    This exhibition is the fruit of art appreciation classes held at more than 57 middle schools across Chiba prefecture. Which works did the students find most compelling? The exhibition will display those...More »

  • poster for Kuniko Takizawa Collection "Weaving Prayers -Beautiful Thai Textiles-"

    Kuniko Takizawa Collection "Weaving Prayers -Beautiful Thai Textiles-"

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    • Media: Photography - Crafts - Talks
    • 2009-06-27 - 2009-08-09

    The late textile-dyeing artist Kuniko Takizawa began to diligently accumulate her voluminous collection of textiles produced by various tribes after encountering a Tai-deang stole. With elaborate...More »

  • poster for "Paul Klee and East Asia" Exhibition

    "Paul Klee and East Asia" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2009-05-16 - 2009-06-21

    While traveling through Florence in 1902, the 22-year old Paul Klee saw a theater performance by Otojiro Kawakami featuring Sadayakko Kawakami, which left him enamored with Japanese culture. This was presumably...More »

  • poster for Yasunari Kawabata + Yukihiko Yasuda Exhibition

    Yasunari Kawabata + Yukihiko Yasuda Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Crafts
    • 2009-04-04 - 2009-05-10

    Writer Yasunari Kawabata (1899-1972) is the author of masterpieces such as "The Dancing Girl of Izu" and "Snow Country" that are at the root of lyrical depictions of traditional beauty in Japanese literature....More »

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    Chiba Citizen Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Sculpture - Crafts - Talks - Art Competition
    • 2009-03-07 - 2009-03-27

    This open-call exhibition presents a total of 1000 nihonga, yoga paintings, sculptures, crafts, calligraphy works, photographs and graphic designs. Gallery Talk: March 22nd (Sun) 13:30More »

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    New Acquisitions Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Photography - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2009-02-03 - 2009-03-01

    Chiba City Museum of Art celebrates its 14th anniversary this year. Although the current economy is pulling down the art market, the museum received generous donations of works and is expanding their collection....More »

  • poster for "Sesshu and Suiboku-ga" Exhibition

    "Sesshu and Suiboku-ga" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2008-12-20 - 2009-01-25

    "Suiboku-ga" was a style of ink painting that originated in mainland China and later imported into Japan and developed as an independent art form. The Japanese suiboku-ga master Sesshu came from Okayama,...More »

  • poster for "Hiragana Art-Chibatori"

    "Hiragana Art-Chibatori"

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Video and Film - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2008-11-15 - 2008-11-30

    This art event investigates the meaning of life-sized art. "Hiragana art" takes its name from the Kabuki musical performances of the Edo period that were reconfigured to allow audiences to enjoy this art...More »

  • poster for "20th Century Photography" Exhibition

    "20th Century Photography" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2008-11-01 - 2008-12-14

    100 years ago, Alfred Stiglitz promoted the artistic quality that was unique to photography, and the medium has slowly come to be acknowledged as a field of the fine arts. It goes without saying that photography...More »

  • poster for "The World of Hakkenden" Exhibition

    "The World of Hakkenden" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2008-09-13 - 2008-10-26

    The publication "Nanso Satomi Hakkenden" saw contributions by Bakin Kyotei (1767-1848) over a long period stretching from 1814-1842, during which time he created the longest ever collection of Japanese...More »

  • poster for Bratislava World Picture Book Original Illustration Exhibition

    Bratislava World Picture Book Original Illustration Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2008-07-29 - 2008-09-07

    This "Bratislava World Picture Book Original Illustration Exhibition" is an international competition featuring illustrations from picture books around the world held once every two years in Bratislava,...More »

  • poster for "Contemporary Art Summer Holiday" Exhibition

    "Contemporary Art Summer Holiday" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2008-07-29 - 2008-09-07

    This "Contemporary Art Summer Holiday" exhibition features works from the permanent collection, organized around unique themed combinations with associated "keywords". Works are grouped in pairs, linked...More »

  • poster for "All about Batik: Art of Tradition and Harmony" Exhibition

    "All about Batik: Art of Tradition and Harmony" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2008-06-03 - 2008-07-21

    Batik is a resist printing technique using wax, performed repeatedly to create exquisite and intricate designs, and has become familiar under the name of "Indonesian Sarasa" in Japan. Indonesia has long...More »

  • poster for Masuo Ikeda "Unknown Full Picture"

    Masuo Ikeda "Unknown Full Picture"

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-05-18

    Masuo Ikeda is a multitalented artist: painter, sculptor, Akutagawa prizewinning author, essayist, scriptwriter, film director, TV talent and much more. He was the first Japanese artist to hold a solo...More »

  • poster for "Japanese Printmaking 1941-1950" Exhibition

    "Japanese Printmaking 1941-1950" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2008-01-12 - 2008-03-02

    This exhibition features Japanese prints created in the 1940s, starting from works created in 1941, the year when the Pacific War began. A wide range of cultural activities were prohibited during this...More »

  • poster for "Nishiki-e Newspaper by Yoshitoshi and Yoshiiku" Exhibition

    "Nishiki-e Newspaper by Yoshitoshi and Yoshiiku" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2008-01-12 - 2008-03-02

    "Tokyo Hibi Shinbun," established in 1874, and "Yubin Houchi Shinbun," established in 1875 are the famous Nishiki-e Shinbun, newspapers with color woodblock prints. Within their approximately 2000-work...More »

  • poster for "Looking for Stars - Surprising Connections between Art and the Cosmos" Exhibition

    "Looking for Stars - Surprising Connections between Art and the Cosmos" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2007-11-11 - 2008-01-06

    Located near the Chiba City Museum of Art, the Chiba City Museum of Science opened inside the building complex "Qiball" on October 20th, 2007. A sphere with a 26 meter diameter is afloat in the building,...More »

  • poster for "Remembering Artists Who Have Passed" Exhibition

    "Remembering Artists Who Have Passed" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2007-11-11 - 2008-01-06

    This is a posthumous exhibition of artists' works from the museum collection. This is the second time the museum is holding this type of exhibition. Mainly featuring sculptures, this exhibition introduces...More »

  • poster for "Art from the 1970s - Following the Exhibition of Moon Seung-Keun + Tadashi Yagi" Exhibition

    "Art from the 1970s - Following the Exhibition of Moon Seung-Keun + Tadashi Yagi" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2007-09-23 - 2007-11-04

    We more often come across exhibitions of contemporary art made in recent years than that of the 1970s. This exhibition is being held simultaneously with the special exhibition, "Works on Paper and Sculptures...More »

  • poster for Moon Seung-Keun + Tadashi Yagi "Works on Paper and Sculptures 1973-83"

    Moon Seung-Keun + Tadashi Yagi "Works on Paper and Sculptures 1973-83"

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2007-09-23 - 2007-11-04

    This exhibition features two artists, Moon Seung-Keun (1947-1982) and Tadashi Yagi (1956-1983), whose works were highly acclaimed for their high quality during the transitional period of Japanese contemporary...More »

  • "City and Country in Modernity" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2007-08-07 - 2007-09-17

    At the beginning of the modern age in Europe, between the 18th to the 19th centuries, France and Britain faced enormous changes through their industrial and political revolutions. This exhibition highlights...More »

  • poster for "Jakuchu and his Era" Exhibition

    "Jakuchu and his Era" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-08-07 - 2007-09-17

    Jakuchu Ito (1716-1800) is a well-known artist from the mid Edo period in Kyoto. His unique style is greatly appreciated by a large number of people today. This exhibition introduces 8 works by him, as...More »

  • poster for Modern Japanese Painting Exhibition

    Modern Japanese Painting Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-06-16 - 2007-07-29

    Taken from the Toyomatsu Kusuhara's collection, which was donated to the museum in 2006, 13 modern and contemporary Japanese paintings are on display. In addition, 40 modern paintings from the museum collection...More »

  • poster for Marc Chagall Exhibition

    Marc Chagall Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2007-06-16 - 2007-07-29

    A Russian Jew, Chagall lived through the dramatic time of two major wars and the Russian Revolution. Contrary to the hardships he experienced, his works are filled with love and dreams. Known for his fantastical...More »

  • poster for Kiyonaga Torii "Birth of Edo Venus"

    Kiyonaga Torii "Birth of Edo Venus"

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2007-04-28 - 2007-06-10

    Kiyonaga Torii (1752-1815) is one of the representative Ukiyoe painters from the Tenmei era (1781-89) of the Edo period. The beautiful, tall women in his paintings came to be known as the "Venus of Tenmei",...More »

  • poster for “Artists from the Countryside" Exhibition

    “Artists from the Countryside" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Ceramics
    • 2007-04-01 - 2007-04-22

    In this exhibition, artists from the Boso area are introduced with their works of calligraphy, ceramics, oil painting and much more. More »

  • poster for ”Path to the Golden Age of Ukiyoe" Exhibition

    ”Path to the Golden Age of Ukiyoe" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-04-01 - 2007-04-22

    This is a preview exhibition organized out of the museum collection. Including works by Moronobu Hisikawa, Harunobu Suzuki, Shunsho Katsukawa, and many others, precious prints and paintings from the early...More »

  • poster for 38th Chiba Citizen Exhibition

    38th Chiba Citizen Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2007-03-03 - 2007-03-23

    As a part of the 38th Chiba Citizen Art Festival, about 1000 pieces of nihonga painting, oil painting, sculpture, crafts, calligraphy, and graphic design by members of the Chiba Art Association and artists...More »

  • poster for Gako Suzuki "Local Artist at the End of the Edo Period"

    Gako Suzuki "Local Artist at the End of the Edo Period"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-01-20 - 2007-02-25

    Gako Suzuki (1816-1870) was born in Shimofusa Kanahori Town, which is present day Kanahori Town near Funabori City. Nowadays, Suzuki is known as the father of Hakutei and Tsuru Ishii, but in his time,...More »

  • poster for "Sato Gallery 1955-1981 - Young and Passionate Days" Exhibition

    "Sato Gallery 1955-1981 - Young and Passionate Days" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2006-12-11 - 2007-01-14

    In 1991, Chiba City Museum of Art received 407 works from Yuta Sato. Sato ran Sato Gallery in Ginza from 1955-1981 and contributed to the development and spread of contemporary art in post-war Japan. Many...More »

  • poster for Yayoi Kusama + Shusaku Arakawa + Ushio Shinohara Exhibition

    Yayoi Kusama + Shusaku Arakawa + Ushio Shinohara Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2006-12-11 - 2007-01-14

    From the late 1950s to 1960s, many young Japanese artists crossed the sea to America. Not satisfied with the closed art scene in Japan, they searched for new opportunities in the center of contemporary...More »

  • Akira Yamaguchi "Slide Lecture and Talk Session"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2006-11-26 - 2006-11-26

    Part One (13:00-14:30) Slideshow Lecture Akira Yamaguchi (Painter) Part Two (14:45-16:00) Talk Session "Connections between tradition and the contemporary age" Coordinators Akira Yamaguchi Shugo...More »

  • Yoshimichi Takei Performance and Talk Event "I Wish You Were Here 06"

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    • Media: Talks - Performance Art
    • 2006-11-26 - 2006-11-26

    Anybody can attend Capacity: unlimited Reservation not required Enquiries: Chiba Art Network Project Office Tel: 080-3493-8774 Fax: 043-290-2658More »

  • poster for Gyokudo Uragami Exhibition

    Gyokudo Uragami Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-11-03 - 2006-12-03

    This is an in depth retrospective of one of Japan's greatest Nanga (Southern Chinese School) artists, Gyokudo Uragami. Representative works and more than 230 pieces of reference material will be on display...More »

  • poster for Collection Exhibition Selected by Museum Volunteers

    Collection Exhibition Selected by Museum Volunteers

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-10-17 - 2006-12-03

    Chiba City Museum of Art has 32 volunteers working at the museum this year. They planned the entirety of this exhibition: selecting works, arranging the space, making posters and catalogs, and PR. Since...More »

  • poster for Illness and Medicine in Ukiyoe

    Illness and Medicine in Ukiyoe

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Talks
    • 2006-09-02 - 2006-10-29

    The exhibition will show a selection of ukiyoe and kawaraban accumulated by the library of Chiba University Faculty of Medicine concerning the subject of "health" of Edo era town folks. In the Edo period,...More »

  • poster for Tsuizen Ukiyoe Exhibition

    Tsuizen Ukiyoe Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2006-07-22 - 2006-08-27

    From the end of the Edo Period to the Meiji Period, whenever a kabuki actor died an ukiyoe painting of his likeliness was made as an announcement of his death. They were called "Shini-e", or "death paintings"....More »

  • poster for "Beautiful British Books" Exhibition

    "Beautiful British Books" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2006-07-22 - 2006-08-27

    A new era began for Britain's printing technology when William Caxton (1422?-91) brought in the Gutenberg printing machine, resulting in several centuries of technological development and the creation...More »

  • poster for Living with the Sea, Painting the Sea

    Living with the Sea, Painting the Sea

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2006-06-03 - 2006-07-17

    Chiba is surrounded by the ocean on three sides. This exhibition will display 110 works from the museum collection that depict our relation with the ocean. There are four categories to this exhibition:...More »

  • 7th Art Friends Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2006-05-30 - 2006-06-04
  • 13th City of Chiba Doctor's Association Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-05-23 - 2006-05-28
  • Group Keyaki Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-05-23 - 2006-05-28
  • 32nd Yoga-Kai Oil Painting Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-05-15 - 2006-05-21
  • Families Group Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-05-15 - 2006-05-21
  • 14th Ki-no-Kai Oil Painting Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-05-09 - 2006-05-14
  • poster for Japanese Design after the War 1953-2005

    Japanese Design after the War 1953-2005

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    • Media: Product
    • 2006-04-01 - 2006-05-28

    The changes of designs from 1950 to present time will be examined through 400 items such as cars, cameras, stop signs, and makeup packages designed by the graduates of Faculty of Engineering at Chiba University....More »

  • poster for Talking About the Real World: Contemporary Swiss Art

    Talking About the Real World: Contemporary Swiss Art

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2005-12-17 - 2006-02-26

    The Chiba City Museum of Art, in close collaboration with Mamco, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Geneva, introduces the vibrant Swiss contemporary art scene to the Japanese public. The exhibition...More »

  • poster for Syaraku, Utamaro and The Golden Age of Ukiyo-e Paintings

    Syaraku, Utamaro and The Golden Age of Ukiyo-e Paintings

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2005-09-03 - 2005-10-16

    The Tenmei-Kansei period (1781-1801) is said to have been the golden age of Ukiyo-e printing. The multi-process woodcut print was developed rapidly and a large number of masterpieces were created during...More »

  • poster for Ukiyo-e paintings from the end of Edo to the Meiji Era

    Ukiyo-e paintings from the end of Edo to the Meiji Era

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2005-09-03 - 2005-10-16

    This exhibition follows the history of everyday life during the rapidly changing time of the end of Edo and the beginning of Meiji era, through 150 Ukiyo-e paintings from the Aoki collection.More »

  • poster for Bratislava Biannual of Children Book Illustrations

    Bratislava Biannual of Children Book Illustrations

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing
    • 2005-07-09 - 2005-08-28

    Bratislava Biannual of Children Book Illustrations was started in 1967 in then Czechoslovakia and is now held biannually in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. On display are illustrations by the winners...More »

  • poster for Artists and Chiba

    Artists and Chiba

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-07-09 - 2005-08-28

    This is an exhibition of works by artists living in Chiba, that paint Chiba as it is. The Chiba/Boso area is by the ocean, and is blessed with warm weather and plentiful greenery. The artists are: Hibiki...More »

  • poster for History of Modern and Contemporary Art in Japan

    History of Modern and Contemporary Art in Japan

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2005-05-21 - 2005-07-03

    In celebration of our 10th anniversary, 130 art works from our collection will be put on display.More »

  • The 36th Chiba Community Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Sculpture
    • 2005-03-05 - 2005-03-25
  • poster for Takeo Endo Exhibition:  The Postwar Era is Over

    Takeo Endo Exhibition: The Postwar Era is Over

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2005-01-29 - 2005-02-27

    This is a retrospective exhibition of the oeuvre of Takeo Endo (1914- ), featuring 200 major works. Known for his unique depictions of everyday life, Takeo Endo is an artist residing in Chiba Prefecture....More »

  • poster for Bronze Prints by Yukio Fukazawa

    Bronze Prints by Yukio Fukazawa

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints
    • 2005-01-29 - 2005-02-27

    This exhibition will be an overview of the bronze print artist Yukio Fukazawa, featuring 180 works. Spanning his entire career, the exhibition will also display his calligraphy and glass paintings. Yukio...More »

  • poster for Retrospective Exhibition of Kiyomizu Rokubey

    Retrospective Exhibition of Kiyomizu Rokubey

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2004-11-30 - 2005-01-23

    This is the first large-scale exhibition of Kiyomizu pottery in two decades, featuring 200 items. Ever since founder Rokubey opened his Kyoto kiln in 1771, the pottery style of the Kiyomizu clan has...More »

  • poster for The Allure of Monochrome Paintings

    The Allure of Monochrome Paintings

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2004-09-07 - 2004-11-23

    An exploration of the abstract world of monochrome paintings through the works of Japanese artists such as Tadaaki Kuwayama and Tomoharu Murakami. More »

  • poster for Japanese Prints 1931-1940 Shikou Munakata

    Japanese Prints 1931-1940 Shikou Munakata

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    • 2004-08-31 - 2004-10-03

    This show is a retrospective of Japanese woodcut prints from '30s and '40s, including about 300 works by Shikou Munakata and his contemporaries.More »

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