Ashikaga Museum of Art - Past Events

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

  • poster for Toshiyuki Hasegawa “Are Life and Art Equals?”

    Toshiyuki Hasegawa “Are Life and Art Equals?”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-11-13 - 2018-12-24

    Toshiyuki Hasegawa (1891–1940) viewed creating art as quintessential to the experience of living. His housing, employment, and family situations were tenuous throughout his life, and he ultimately died...More »

  • poster for Cho Shigeyuki Exhibition

    Cho Shigeyuki Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2018-09-15 - 2018-11-04

    This exhibition takes a retrospective look at the 70-plus-year artistic career of Shigeyuki Cho. The exhibition introduces the major influences in Cho’s life and career, including the Watarasegawa River...More »

  • poster for Children in Ukiyo-e and the Modernization of Japan

    Children in Ukiyo-e and the Modernization of Japan

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    • Media: Nihonga
    • 2018-07-14 - 2018-09-02

    The children depicted in ukiyo-e woodblock prints tell us much about the atmosphere of the times. The ukiyo-e of the Meiji period depicts children living their lives to the fullest during a time of much...More »

  • poster for Naoko Majima “Jigokuraku”

    Naoko Majima “Jigokuraku”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2018-04-24 - 2018-07-01

    Naoko Majima (b. 1944) has been creating installations and sculptures with paint and objects throughout her career. She became recognized as a leading Japanese artist with her “Jigokuraku” (Hell-Paradise)...More »

  • poster for The Poetry of Gozo Yoshimasu

    The Poetry of Gozo Yoshimasu

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography
    • 2017-11-03 - 2017-12-24

    Gozo Yoshimasu (1939-) has been at the forefront of contemporary Japanese poetry since the 1960s. His activity, which continues to draw great interest, extends beyond the scope of ​​words and poetry to...More »

  • poster for The Roots of Life

    The Roots of Life

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-08-05 - 2017-10-22

    Works by four artists.More »

  • poster for Realism and the Real: Yuichi Takahashi, Ryusei Kishida, and their Contemporaries

    Realism and the Real: Yuichi Takahashi, Ryusei Kishida, and their Contemporaries

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-06-17 - 2017-07-30

    The gradual rise of Western-style painting in the Edo Period (1603–1868) and thereafter had significant impact on the people of the era due to its scientific realism, which differed greatly from the aesthetic...More »

  • poster for Original Works from Biennial of Illustration Bratislava - 50 Years of Picture Books, From Here Onwards

    Original Works from Biennial of Illustration Bratislava - 50 Years of Picture Books, From Here Onwards

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2017-04-08 - 2017-05-28

    Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (BIB), an event hosted every two years in the capital of Slovakia, is the biggest celebration of the world’s top children’s book illustrators. This exhibition in Japan...More »

  • poster for Yamanbagirikunihiro: Time to Conquer, Ashikaga

    Yamanbagirikunihiro: Time to Conquer, Ashikaga

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    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2017-03-04 - 2017-04-02

    Yamanbagirikunihiro is the name of a famous sword by swordsmith Kunihiro Horikawa. The sword was made following a request from Akinaga Nagao, Lord of Ashikaga in 1590, and its ambitious style and dignified...More »

  • poster for Painting is Poetry, Poetry is Painting

    Painting is Poetry, Poetry is Painting

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2016-04-09 - 2016-06-12

    An exhibition finding new frontiers in both poetry and painting as mediums.More »

  • poster for Children in Ukiyoe

    Children in Ukiyoe

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2015-08-15 - 2015-09-27

    Ukiyoe is rich in the depictions of children’s way of life in the Edo period, with the theme of children being comparable to that of “Bijinga” and Kabuki actors. Described not only from an aesthetic eye,...More »

  • poster for Isamu Wakabayashi “Flying Leaves and Oscillation”

    Isamu Wakabayashi “Flying Leaves and Oscillation”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2015-06-06 - 2015-08-02

    Leading figure of Japanese post-war sculpture Isamu Wakabayashi combines materials such as metal, wood, plaster and sulfur with water, air and light in a process of “oscillation” which brings the shifts...More »

  • poster for Biennial of Illustration Bratislava - A Journey Around the World in Picture Books

    Biennial of Illustration Bratislava - A Journey Around the World in Picture Books

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • 2015-04-11 - 2015-05-24

    The capital of Slovakia, Bratislava, is host every two years to the Biennial of Illustration Bratislava, first initiated in 1967 during the Czechoslovakia era. Its last event in 2013 brought together 362...More »

  • poster for Ashikaga Museum of Art Collection Exhibition “Artists and Patrons”

    Ashikaga Museum of Art Collection Exhibition “Artists and Patrons”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-03-14 - 2015-03-29
  • poster for Ashikaga City Culture Foundation Collection Exhibition

    Ashikaga City Culture Foundation Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2015-01-31 - 2015-02-15
  • poster for Ashikaga City Culture Festival Selected Works Exhibition

    Ashikaga City Culture Festival Selected Works Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Ceramics
    • 2015-01-31 - 2015-02-15
  • poster for Susano-o Has Come— Life, Wrath, Prayer

    Susano-o Has Come— Life, Wrath, Prayer

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2014-10-18 - 2014-12-23

    Works by a long list of artists with motifs of Susano-o, the vengeful Japanese god of the sea and storms with a mythology going back 5,000 years. [Related Events] Lecture “The Explosion Known as Susano-o” Speaker:...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 - Talks
    • 2014-09-06 - 2014-10-05

    Exhibiting more than 100 works by Jiro Kono, an Ashikaga-born artist known as a pioneer of contemporary Western painting in the Meiji era. Along with Kono’s paintings, which have been donated by his family,...More »

  • poster for  Pablo Picasso: Peintre-Graveur

    Pablo Picasso: Peintre-Graveur

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2014-06-28 - 2014-08-31

    Pablo Picasso produced more than 2,000 prints over the course of his career. This exhibition introduces around 200 of them, focusing on their finely rhythmic lines and captivating forms. [Related Event] Film...More »

  • poster for The Soul of Japan— The Calligraphy of Mitsuo Aida and the Photography of Taikichi Irie

    The Soul of Japan— The Calligraphy of Mitsuo Aida and the Photography of Taikichi Irie

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Party
    • 2014-04-12 - 2014-06-15

    Calligrapher Mitsuo Aida produced many profound works in Ashikaga, a place rich in both history and nature. Meanwhile, Taikichi Irie devoted his life to photographing the natural environment and Buddha...More »

  • poster for Sohei Makita “Speaking Sculptures”

    Sohei Makita “Speaking Sculptures”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2014-03-21 - 2014-03-30
  • poster for Joseki Urushihara “Contemporary Calligraphy Carving”

    Joseki Urushihara “Contemporary Calligraphy Carving”

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2014-01-11 - 2014-01-26
  • poster for A Poet and Art: The Surrealism of Shuzo Takiguchi

    A Poet and Art: The Surrealism of Shuzo Takiguchi

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-11-03 - 2013-12-23

    Shuzo Takiguchi (1903–1978) introduced surrealism to Japan in the prewar period, became a pioneer of Japanese art criticism, and produced his own poems and works of art. This exhibition offers a look at...More »

  • poster for Tetsuya Ishida “Notes, Evidence of Dreams”

    Tetsuya Ishida “Notes, Evidence of Dreams”

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2013-09-07 - 2013-10-27

    Tetsuya Ishida is well-known as an artist sharply satirical of contemporary society. This exhibition represents his oeuvre with 110 paintings and 51 volumes of sketches and notes, challenging viewers to...More »

  • poster for Junichi Arai - Tradition and Creation

    Junichi Arai - Tradition and Creation

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    • 2013-07-06 - 2013-09-01

    With his free imagination and radical approach Junichi Arai, as a textile planner, has given birth to a whole series of textiles never seen before. With the care and respect towards traditional methods,...More »

  • poster for Ashikaga Museum of Art New Acquisitions Exhibition

    Ashikaga Museum of Art New Acquisitions Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-01-12 - 2013-02-03
  • poster for Ryosaku Takayama + Mitsuo Aida Exhibition

    Ryosaku Takayama + Mitsuo Aida Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2013-01-12 - 2013-02-03

    Featuring artists with a special connection to Ashikaga. More »

  • poster for "Tozan Tsukagoshi and His Circle" Exhibition

    "Tozan Tsukagoshi and His Circle" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2013-01-12 - 2013-02-03
  • "Asakawa Collection and 1960-80's Japanese Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-11-10 - 2012-12-24
  • poster for Susumu Kinoshita Exhibition

    Susumu Kinoshita Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2012-09-08 - 2012-10-28

    Works on the theme of prayer by Susumu Kinoshita, who uses pencil drawings to express the grueling lives and fates of various individuals.More »

  • poster for "Posters from the Sakatsu Collection" Exhibition

    "Posters from the Sakatsu Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Product
    • 2012-07-07 - 2012-09-02

    This exhibition showcases more than 500 posters created mostly for beverage manufacturers from the Sakatsu collection that reveal much about the trends and fashions of their time.More »

  • poster for Heijiro Harada + Yuji Takagi Exhibition

    Heijiro Harada + Yuji Takagi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2011-11-19 - 2011-12-25

    Heijiro Harada (1911-2004) and Yuji Takagi (1911-1999) were childhood friends who were both born in Ashikaga city, Tochigi prefecture. Harada moved to Tokyo in 1929 and studied Western painting at the...More »

  • poster for "Painters' Origins at 20" Exhibition

    "Painters' Origins at 20" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-09-25 - 2011-11-13

    The exhibition features a host of various Japanese artists and their work, across different eras from the Meiji period to the present day. Each of the 53 artists was aged around 20 years old when they...More »

  • poster for "Women on the Canvas" Exhibition

    "Women on the Canvas" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-07-16 - 2011-09-19

    On display are some 61 masterpieces from the Carrol-Porczynski collection of European paintings at the Museum John Paul II in Warsaw, including works by Annibale Carracci, Jan van Scorel, Rembrandt and...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 - Painting
    • 2011-04-23 - 2011-06-26

    This exhibition showcases works by 11 artists and Japanese entries from the 22nd Biennial of Illustration, Bratislava. There will also be a Czech puppet theater. Free entry on June 12th (Sun), May 15th...More »

  • poster for Kimiko Negishi Exhibition

    Kimiko Negishi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-02-19 - 2011-03-06
  • poster for Ashikaga Cultural Foundation Collection Exhibition

    Ashikaga Cultural Foundation Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2011-01-29 - 2011-02-13
  • poster for Yuriy Norshteyn + Franchesca Yarbusova "Tale of Tales"

    Yuriy Norshteyn + Franchesca Yarbusova "Tale of Tales"

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Video and Film
    • 2010-12-11 - 2011-01-23

    This exhibition is the largest ever retrospective of the work of the renowned Russian animation artist Yuriy Norshteyn and his longtime artistic partner and wife Francheskca Yarbusova. On display are over...More »

  • poster for "Masks" Exhibition

    "Masks" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2010-09-04 - 2010-10-17

    Masks have long served as a link to extraordinary or otherworldly phenomena, widely used in various ceremonies and religions. On display at this exhibition are masks from Japan, Asia and Africa. [Image:...More »

  • poster for Keizo Tawa "Striking Iron"

    Keizo Tawa "Striking Iron"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2010-06-26 - 2010-08-22

    Keizo Tawa (1952-) creates work by striking masses of iron - a gesture that is connected with the original practice of sculpture centered on carving, engraving and giving shape and form to material. This...More »

  • "Kaiga no Kaiki" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-04-10 - 2010-06-13

    Exhibition of paintings by 7 artists, each with their own distinct approach to the medium. On display are works that address fundamental starting points and zero degrees of painting.More »

  • poster for 2nd Ashikaga Cultural Association Members Exhibition

    2nd Ashikaga Cultural Association Members Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Crafts
    • 2010-02-27 - 2010-03-22
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    Ashikaga City Culture Foundation Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2010-01-30 - 2010-02-14
  • poster for "Ashikaga's Votive Horses and Legendary Deities" Exhibition

    "Ashikaga's Votive Horses and Legendary Deities" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-10-24 - 2009-12-13
  • poster for "A Profusion of Images: Printed Media since Anti-Art and the 1960s and 70s" Exhibition

    "A Profusion of Images: Printed Media since Anti-Art and the 1960s and 70s" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2009-08-29 - 2009-10-12

    The Japanese art world of the 1960s saw a multifaceted evolution of so-called avant-garde works that could not be classified as either painting or sculpture. From the 1970s onwards, artists began producing...More »

  • poster for Raoul Dufy Exhibition

    Raoul Dufy Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2009-07-04 - 2009-08-16

    Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) was a representative contemporary French painter who had a unique style, a flair for wit and a rich palette of colors at his disposal. His principal motifs include landscapes, musicians...More »

  • poster for Yoshikuni Iida "Ushinawarenai Kotoba"

    Yoshikuni Iida "Ushinawarenai Kotoba"

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2009-05-28 - 2009-06-24

    Yoshikuni Iida (1923-2006) was an internationally-active sculptor and poet who was born in Ashikaga City. An exhibition of Iida's sculptures and prints featuring more than 160 pieces was held in April...More »

  • poster for "Bratislava International Picture Book" Exhibition

    "Bratislava International Picture Book" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Art Competition
    • 2009-04-04 - 2009-05-17

    The Bratislava International Picture Book exhibition (BIB) held in the Slovakian capital is the world's largest event of its kind. Since its establishment in 1967, the exhibition has been held every two...More »

  • 1st Ashikaga Cultural Association Art Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2009-02-28 - 2009-03-29
  • Southern Prefecture Calligraphy Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2009-02-20 - 2009-02-22
  • Ashikaga City Culture Foundation Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2009-01-24 - 2009-02-11
  • Ashikaga City Culture Festival Selected Works Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2009-01-24 - 2009-02-11
  • poster for Nyokyu Makishima Exhibition

    Nyokyu Makishima Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-11-08 - 2009-01-12

    Nyokyu Makishima was born in 1892 in Kamishibutare (now Ashikaga city). His original name was Seizo. His father Hyakuroku was a painter and disciple of Souun Tazaki, and a Christian. In accordance with...More »

  • poster for Four Great Ukiyo-e Masters Exhibition

    Four Great Ukiyo-e Masters Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2008-09-20 - 2008-10-26

    Sharaku Toshusai was an enigmatic portrait artist who captured the fleeting expressions of kabuki actors (dates of birth and death unclear). Utamaro Kitagawa (1753?-1806) was a hugely popular portrayer...More »

  • poster for Ilya Kabakov "Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World"

    Ilya Kabakov "Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World"

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    • Media: Illustration - Talks
    • 2008-07-19 - 2008-09-14

    Ilya Kabakov (1933-) is an internationally-acclaimed contemporary artist. Born in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, Kabkov made a living as a children's book illustrator under a regime that prohibited free expression...More »

  • "Laws of Life" Exhibition

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-06-07 - 2008-07-13

    This world, that life so briefly brushes. Why do we exist, and how much can we turn to face up against the certainty of death. How should we best live this limited life. In this day and age, when human...More »

  • poster for Tsusei Kono Exhibition

    Tsusei Kono Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-05-25
  • poster for Yuji Takagi Exhibition

    Yuji Takagi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-02-02 - 2008-03-23

    Yuji Takagi (1911-1999) was born in Sakae-cho, Ashikaga City. He moved to Tokyo at the age of 15, working at a steel machinery company and studying painting at Shunyo-kai. His early works were mostly based...More »

  • "Local Artist Part 4" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-01-12 - 2008-03-23
  • Ashikaga Shimin Bunka Zaidan Collection + Ashikaga Shimin Bunka Festival Selected Works Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2008-01-12 - 2008-01-27
  • poster for "Kaiju and Art" Exhibition

    "Kaiju and Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2007-11-03 - 2007-12-24

    In the mid 1660s, the "Kaiju (monster) Boom" occurred, fascinating children in Japan. The striking and fantastic monster designs stimulated children's imagination. The Japanese monster design industry...More »

  • "Local Artist Part 3" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2007-11-03 - 2007-12-24
  • poster for Rogyu, Kanun, Shodenkyo Exhibition

    Rogyu, Kanun, Shodenkyo Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-09-15 - 2007-10-21

    Rogyu Oyama(1902-1995), Kanun Makishima(1851-1942), Shogenkyo Hasegawa(1905-1983) were all from the town of Ashikaga, the location of this museum, and were all students of Soun Takasaki. However, these...More »

  • poster for Kangen Ishikawa Exhibition

    Kangen Ishikawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2007-07-28 - 2007-09-09

    Born in Tochigi Prefecture in 1890, Kangen Ishikawa studied western painting in Tokyo when he was 19 but due to illness he had to return to the countryside, where he stopped painting for two years. It...More »

  • poster for "Riichiro Kawashima and his Print Collection" Exhibition

    "Riichiro Kawashima and his Print Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2007-06-23 - 2007-07-16

    Yoga (Western-style) painter Riichiro Kawashima (1886-1971) was born in Ashikaga, and during his stay in Europe he collected many prints. Preserved by his family for fifty years, the prints were donated...More »

  • poster for Yoshikuni Iida "Prints and Sculptures"

    Yoshikuni Iida "Prints and Sculptures"

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    • Media: Prints - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2007-04-14 - 2007-06-10

    After graduating from Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music, Yoshikuni Iida (1923-2006) spent 11 years in Europe. During that time he went from being a painter to becoming a sculptor. Many of his works...More »

  • poster for Kwak Duk-Jun "The President and Kwak"

    Kwak Duk-Jun "The President and Kwak"

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    • Media: Photography - Video and Film
    • 2006-11-30 - 2006-12-24

    Kwak Duk-Jun (born in Kyoto in 1937) is well known for his series "Ford and Kwak", depicting his face merged with that of US president Ford as seen on the cover of TIME magazine. Throughout his work, the...More »

  • poster for "Yosuke Natori and Nippon Studio" Exhibition

    "Yosuke Natori and Nippon Studio" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Photography
    • 2006-09-30 - 2006-11-19

    It is said that the 1930s was the age when photography was used to a great extent. The original layout of photocollages was the focus of great attention the world over and featured in Graph Magazine as...More »

  • poster for "The Times of Ashikaga Meisen" Postcard Exhibition

    "The Times of Ashikaga Meisen" Postcard Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Party - Talks
    • 2006-08-19 - 2006-09-18

    During the Taisho/Showa pre-war period, Ashikaga Meisen was heralded as the feature product of Ashikaga, a place famous for its textile and fabric industry. The modern designs and affordability soon made...More »

  • poster for Bratislava Illustration Exhibition

    Bratislava Illustration Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2006-06-24 - 2006-08-06

    The Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) is the world's biggest exhibition of picturebook illustrations. Equally, the Bologna Children's Book Fair is an international gateway for new artists to make...More »

  • "The Library" Beautiful English Books

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    • Media: Product
    • 2006-04-22 - 2006-06-04

    Printing techniques were introduced to England by William Caxton (1422-1491). In the subsequent centuries, these printing techniques were used all over Europe, bringing incredible prosperity in the 19th...More »

  • poster for "The Poet's Eyes: Makoto Ooka and his Collection" Exhibition

    "The Poet's Eyes: Makoto Ooka and his Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-02-10 - 2007-03-25

    Representative contemporary poet, Makoto Ooka (1931) has been active as an art critic from early on in his life, meeting many artists both in Japan and overseas since the mid-1950s. He has especially become...More »

  • Supporting Exhibition for Artists associated with Ashikaga

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    • Media: Painting - Product
    • 2005-12-03 - 2005-12-18

    Room 1: "Hisae Yuzawa Painting Exhibition", Room 2: "Aspergillus Atelier, Koji Saito with Plastic Atelier, Kunio Yoshioka Two Artists Exhibition", Room 3: "Kyoko Urino - Nature Study Series"More »

  • poster for The 100th Birth Anniversary of Shogenkyo Hasegawa Memorial Exhibition

    The 100th Birth Anniversary of Shogenkyo Hasegawa Memorial Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2005-10-01 - 2005-11-13

    Born in Ashikaga-shi, he started learning Nan-ga (a school of Chinese painting which became popular during the Edo period) from Kan-un, an apprentice of Soun Tazaki at age 15, and later learned Western-style...More »

  • poster for Now and Then: Toy Expo

    Now and Then: Toy Expo

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

    Tin cars and pretty dolls... Toys have always stimulated children's curiosity and imagination. Late Masahiko Irie was fascinated by the creative educational materials and ended up collecting over 100,000...More »

  • poster for Ashikaga City Art Foundation Collection Exhibition

    Ashikaga City Art Foundation Collection Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics
    • 2005-03-05 - 2005-03-21

    39 Japanese Mirrors, Paintings (Riichiro Kawashima, Souun Tasaki), Antique Documents, Textiles, etc. Image: Riichiro Kawashima "Kyo Maiko"More »

  • Ashikaga City Art Festival Outstanding Works Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Crafts
    • 2005-03-05 - 2005-03-21

    Japanese-style and Western-style paintings, crafts, calligraphy, photography, and Japanese poetry.More »

  • poster for Ikebukuro-Montparnasse:  The Midday of Hideo Oguma

    Ikebukuro-Montparnasse: The Midday of Hideo Oguma

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-01-08 - 2005-02-20

    The poet Hideo Oguma (1901-1940) was also an excellent painter with a distinct flair for satire. He began as an author of stories, poems, and avant-garde artworks in Hokkaido while working as a newspaper...More »

  • poster for Artists from Ashikaga

    Artists from Ashikaga

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts - Sculpture
    • 2004-12-04 - 2004-12-19

    "Artists from Ashikaga" is an opportunity for artists living in, or with connections to Ashikaga-city to present their works.More »

  • poster for Treasures of Banna-ji Temple

    Treasures of Banna-ji Temple

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    • Media: Painting - Graphics - Sculpture
    • 2004-11-03 - 2004-11-28

    Banna-ji is a Shingon Temple dating back to the 12th Century. Originally built in 1196 by Yoshikane Ashikaga as a house of worship within his estate, it became a Buddhist Temple in 1234, when his son...More »

  • poster for Ashikaga School Exhibition

    Ashikaga School Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Graphics
    • 2004-09-18 - 2004-10-24

    The show traces the history and philosophy of the Ashikaga school, th oldest school estabilished in Japan. More »

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