Musashino Art University Museum & Library - Past Events

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

  • poster for Around the Stone

    Around the Stone

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2018-05-21 - 2018-08-19

    Lithography was invented as a new type of printing at the end of the 18th century. Differing from the conventional intaglio and relief printing, it expanded the possibilities of printing. This exhibition...More »

  • Freeing the Interior Stream

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2018-05-21 - 2018-08-19

    Drawing is an action that involves the body; in the process, fortuitous outcomes emerge, while the act of recording on paper makes visualization possible. Even in this digital world where everything rapidly...More »

  • poster for “Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2017”

    “Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2017”

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Nihonga - Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Product - Video and Film - Animation
    • 2018-04-04 - 2018-04-28

    This exhibition presents prize-winning graduation works by about 100 undergraduate and graduate students at Musashino Art University. It is an opportunity for these exceptional young artists to demonstrate...More »

  • poster for Naoya Yoshida “What are Visual Images? Ideas and Practice of a Television Program Pioneer”

    Naoya Yoshida “What are Visual Images? Ideas and Practice of a Television Program Pioneer”

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    • Media: Video and Film - Media Arts
    • 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-22

    Naoya Yoshida (1931-2008) created a host of television programs as a director at NHK. He also served as department head at the founding, in 1990, of the Musashino Art University Department of Imaging Arts...More »

  • poster for The Research Associate Exhibition 2017

    The Research Associate Exhibition 2017

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Product - Talks
    • 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-22

    This exhibition displays the results of the creative work and findings of the research associates who assist in Musashino Art University’s various laboratories. It presents the rich range of styles in...More »

  • poster for Akiko Endo “Cosmic Soul”

    Akiko Endo “Cosmic Soul”

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-22

    Akiko Endo’s large-scale works that tell grand narratives incorporating all phenomena existing in the world leave a lasting impression. This retrospective introduces her wide-ranging achievements, focusing...More »

  • poster for Typography Education II “The Musashino Art University Design Education Archive Discovering Enjoyment in Typography Design - Shin Tanaka’s Locus as an Educator”

    Typography Education II “The Musashino Art University Design Education Archive Discovering Enjoyment in Typography Design - Shin Tanaka’s Locus as an Educator”

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2017-10-16 - 2017-11-11

    This exhibition is the 3rd in the Musashino Art University Design Education Archives series. Whether print or on the web, all design aimed at communicating something to someone through text connects to...More »

  • poster for Shimekazari - Formation of People’s Devotion

    Shimekazari - Formation of People’s Devotion

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    • Media: Crafts - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-10-16 - 2017-11-18

    Shimekazari are Shinto rice straw rope decorations displayed in shrines and homes. Musashino Art University graduate Sumako Mori has researched hundreds of shimekazari and now presents an exhibition of...More »

  • poster for Shigeo Toya “Sculpture to Emerge”

    Shigeo Toya “Sculpture to Emerge”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2017-10-16 - 2017-11-11

    Shigeo Toya’s works, created through his consideration of the roots of sculpture, invite us to think deeply about the universe that sculpture creates. Sculptures’ surfaces, in which something seems to...More »

  • poster for Hideyuki Nagasawa “Ghosts of the Future”

    Hideyuki Nagasawa “Ghosts of the Future”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-09-04 - 2017-10-01

    Hideyuki Nagasawa’s touch, with countless dots of pigment covering the picture plane, melts the momentary perimeters into ambiguity and makes the distance between the present in which one stands and the...More »

  • poster for Where is Your Ceramic?

    Where is Your Ceramic?

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2017-09-04 - 2017-11-11

    This exhibition presents selected works from Musashino Art University’s collection of over 400 ceramics, which covers wide-ranging periods and regions, including Jomon ware, Scandinavian ceramics, and...More »

  • poster for Regional Variations in the Daruma Throughout Japan

    Regional Variations in the Daruma Throughout Japan

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2017-05-22 - 2017-07-01

    A Daruma is a hollow, round, traditional Japanese doll that is regarded as a talisman of good luck. Most people who have visited Japan will have seen one, or an image of one, at some point and may know...More »

  • poster for Dreaming of Modern Living - The Industrial Arts Institute’s Activities

    Dreaming of Modern Living - The Industrial Arts Institute’s Activities

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2017-05-22 - 2017-08-13

    The Industrial Arts Institute (IAI), a national institution that conducted research on craft and industrial design to further industrial development, was launched as the Industrial Arts Research Institute...More »

  • poster for Dreaming Modernism: Yoshinobu Ashihara Architectural Archives

    Dreaming Modernism: Yoshinobu Ashihara Architectural Archives

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    • Media: Photography - Architecture
    • 2017-05-22 - 2017-08-13

    This exhibition explores the activities of Yoshinobu Ashihara, who designed a large number of famous buildings during the heyday of Modernism, from the 1950s to the 1970s. Through drawings, photographs...More »

  • poster for Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2016

    Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2016

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Prints - Architecture - Sculpture - Product - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2017-04-04 - 2017-04-29

    This exhibition presents prize-winning graduation works by approximately 100 students from Musashino Art University’s College of Art and Design and its graduate school. Painting, sculpture, graphic design,...More »

  • poster for Musashino University: Degree Show 2016

    Musashino University: Degree Show 2016

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • 2017-01-19 - 2017-01-22

    This graduation show presenting the final works created by students at the end of their four-year course will take over the university and utilize the whole campus as a gallery space. Some works will also...More »

  • poster for Hisao Suzuki “Velocity in Sculpture”

    Hisao Suzuki “Velocity in Sculpture”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2016-10-17 - 2016-11-12

    Large sculptures extend around spaces and breaking through them. Thousands of parts made through repeated forging and welding are precisely constructed based on a clear conception and manifest an “nature...More »

  • poster for Musashino Art University and Design Ⅵ― Home for All

    Musashino Art University and Design Ⅵ― Home for All

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2016-09-05 - 2016-11-12

    The sixth of the Musashino Art University and Design series, which explores the history of modern and contemporary design through works in our collection, introduces aspects of twentieth-century design...More »

  • poster for Akali:The Art of Designing Light in Japan

    Akali:The Art of Designing Light in Japan

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    • Media: Sculpture - Product - Workshops - Talks
    • 2016-09-05 - 2016-11-12

    Until Western technologies were imported in the mid nineteenth century, lighting had developed in Japan on its own path for over a thousand years. Japanese culture and natural features are combined in...More »

  • poster for Mitsuru Koido “Tetsu-Suiboku”

    Mitsuru Koido “Tetsu-Suiboku”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2016-09-05 - 2016-10-02

    This exhibition presents works by the sculptor Mitsuru Koido, who has contributed to the education at Musashino Art University for over thirty years. He addresses iron, a material that has both hardness...More »

  • poster for Ground 2: Talking About Paintings, Talking About Seeing

    Ground 2: Talking About Paintings, Talking About Seeing

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-05-23 - 2016-08-21

    Ground, formed in 2014 by Takanobu Kobayashi, Nobuhiko Nukata, Naofumi Maruyama, Nobuyuki Takahashi, and Masanori Igari, acts on a shared analytic focus with the goal of presenting the potential, the possibilities...More »

  • poster for Painting Beyond the Picture Plane: Installations and Nihonga

    Painting Beyond the Picture Plane: Installations and Nihonga

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Product
    • 2016-05-23 - 2016-08-21

    This exhibition focuses on three artists, Hideaki Idetsuki, Takashi Kuribayashi, and Asami Yoshiga, who studied Nihonga at Musashino Art University and whose three-dimensional or spatial works go beyond...More »

  • poster for Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2015

    Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2015

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Architecture - Sculpture - Crafts - Media Arts
    • 2016-04-04 - 2016-04-29

    This exhibition presents prize-winning graduation works from approx. 100 students from Musashino Art University’s College of Art and Design and its graduate school. Painting, sculpture, graphic design,...More »

  • poster for Ryoji Ikeda “The Musing and the Breathing of Immanence”

    Ryoji Ikeda “The Musing and the Breathing of Immanence”

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2015-11-24 - 2015-12-19

    The printmaking works of Ryoji Ikeda are imbued with a particular power of light and shadow whose depths reach into the nether of one’s memory with an ever lasting silent beauty. Here an array of 60 works...More »

  • poster for The Research Associate Exhibition 2015

    The Research Associate Exhibition 2015

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints - Architecture - Sculpture - Product - Video and Film - Party
    • 2015-11-24 - 2015-12-19

    Now in its 40th year the Research Associate Exhibition brings a renewed focus to not only the important role of research associates in the university’s educational pursuits but also highlights the identities...More »

  • poster for Yukio Horio “Set”

    Yukio Horio “Set”

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    • Media: Painting - Architecture - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2015-10-13 - 2015-11-17

    “What happens when a Scenographer makes art?” That is the question that Professor Yukio Horio of our Department of Scenography, Space, and Fashion Design, poses. This exhibition provides one answer through...More »

  • poster for Musashino Art University and Design V: Japanese Graphic Design from the 1960s to the 1980s

    Musashino Art University and Design V: Japanese Graphic Design from the 1960s to the 1980s

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2015-09-01 - 2015-11-07

    The fifth in the Musashino Art University and Design series, which explores the history of modern design through works in the university collection, presents an exhibition focusing on graphic design in...More »

  • poster for Koichi Ono: A Retrospective

    Koichi Ono: A Retrospective

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-09-01 - 2015-09-26

    Koichi Ono, a professor of the College of Art and Design’s Correspondence Course, graduated from Musashino Art University’s Department of Painting in 1970, went on to study at Staatliche Hochschule für...More »

  • poster for A Study of Modern Japanese Sculpture

    A Study of Modern Japanese Sculpture

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2015-05-25 - 2015-08-16

    In collaboration with the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK, this touring exhibition hopes to bring a reassessment of modern Japanese sculpture and its history, challenging simplified arguments of “Westernization”...More »

  • poster for Paintings: Beginnings and Endings Preliminary Drawings and Finished Paintings: A Narrative

    Paintings: Beginnings and Endings Preliminary Drawings and Finished Paintings: A Narrative

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-05-25 - 2015-08-16

    This exhibition decodes, through the preliminary drawings, sketches, and drafts for Nihonga, both what impels artists to create and the processes of trial and error by which they do so. It presents a wide...More »

  • poster for The Century of Popular Music -  Tracing the Dynamism of 20th Century Popular Music Through the Toyo Nakamura Collection

    The Century of Popular Music - Tracing the Dynamism of 20th Century Popular Music Through the Toyo Nakamura Collection

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2015-05-25 - 2015-08-16

    The collection of music critic Toyo Nakamura includes a precious range of records, gramophones and instruments of popular music from the 20th century, and the transitions of music of this era is followed...More »

  • poster for Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2014

    Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2014

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Architecture - Sculpture - Crafts - Video and Film
    • 2015-04-06 - 2015-04-30

    This exhibition presents prizewinning graduation projects by approximately 100 students from the university’s College of Art and Design and Graduate School of Art and Design. Paintings, sculptures, and...More »

  • poster for Taeko Inoue “Beyond the Space-Time”

    Taeko Inoue “Beyond the Space-Time”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-11-17 - 2014-12-13

    This retrospective presents work selected from the oeuvre of Taeko Miura (art name Taeko Inoue), upon the occasion of her retirement after more than twenty years of teaching Japanese painting at Musashino...More »

  • poster for The Research Associate Exhibition 2014

    The Research Associate Exhibition 2014

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Prints - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2014-11-17 - 2014-12-13

    This exhibition is planned and produced by a committee consisting of research associates from the various laboratories at Musashino Art University. Their purpose is to present works that span the whole...More »

  • poster for Musashino Art University and Design Ⅳ -1980-1990’s: Ettore Sottsass and Nuovo design

    Musashino Art University and Design Ⅳ -1980-1990’s: Ettore Sottsass and Nuovo design

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    • Media: Graphics - Architecture
    • 2014-09-08 - 2014-10-27

    This is the fourth exhibition in the Musashino Art University and Design series addressing the core of design through works from the collection. The central figure in this exhibition is the Italian designer...More »

  • poster for Ohara Contemporary at Musabi

    Ohara Contemporary at Musabi

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-05-26 - 2014-08-17

    “Ohara Contemporary at Musabi”, brings a reinterpretation of last year’s “Ohara Contemporary” exhibition, held at Ohara Museum of Art in Kurashiki, Okayama, to Musashino Art University, with a unique chance...More »

  • poster for “Selected Works Exhibition”

    “Selected Works Exhibition”

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Architecture - Sculpture - Crafts - Video and Film - Media Arts
    • 2014-04-07 - 2014-04-30

    This exhibition presents outstanding graduation projects by approximately 100 graduates of the  College of Art and Design and the Graduate School of Art and Design. Works in the fine arts division include...More »

  • poster for The Research Associate Exhibition 2013

    The Research Associate Exhibition 2013

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-11-25 - 2013-12-21

    Started in 1975, this exhibition displays radical and energetic works by Musashino Art University research assistants active in various disciplines of art and design. In addition to illustrations, drawings,...More »

  • poster for Isamu Miyashita Retrospective: Architecture on the MAU Campus

    Isamu Miyashita Retrospective: Architecture on the MAU Campus

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2013-11-25 - 2013-12-21

    This exhibition traces changes to MAU’s Takanodai Campus through documents for campus buildings that Professor Isamu Miyashita designed or was otherwise involved with, looking back on his research and...More »

  • poster for “The Works of Koga Hirano:1964-2013”

    “The Works of Koga Hirano:1964-2013”

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints - Talks
    • 2013-10-21 - 2013-12-21

    An intimate look into the original world of leading graphic designer Koga Hirano. Examines his entire body of work from bookbinding to posters, flyers, typeface design, and art direction. [Related...More »

  • poster for Shutaro Mukai “Gesture ‘Miburi’ As World Process”

    Shutaro Mukai “Gesture ‘Miburi’ As World Process”

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    • Media: Graphics - Installation - Talks
    • 2013-09-17 - 2013-11-16

    Previously shown at an international exhibition in Bonn, Germany in 2000, this exhibition consists of iconography related to gestures in all conceivable places and times. It also introduces the design...More »

  • poster for Highlights of the Print and Ceramics Collections

    Highlights of the Print and Ceramics Collections

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    • Media: Prints - Ceramics
    • 2013-09-17 - 2013-11-16

    Introducing works spanning the history of the museum’s collection, selected with various perspectives on print and ceramic forms in mind. These pieces were meticulously chosen with an eye for artistic...More »

  • poster for Pop-Up and Movable Books: A History of Techniques

    Pop-Up and Movable Books: A History of Techniques

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    • Media: Illustration - Crafts
    • 2013-09-17 - 2013-12-07

    Introduces the history and techniques of pop-up books, an increasingly popular subject among Musashino students in recent years. It explores the fascination of “in-motion picture books” as a kind of three-dimensional...More »

  • poster for Yoshihiko Terahara Retrospective: Thinking in Dual Axes

    Yoshihiko Terahara Retrospective: Thinking in Dual Axes

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    • Media: Product
    • 2013-09-02 - 2013-10-05

    An exhibition in honor of retiring Professor Yoshihiko Terahara of the Department of Industrial, Interior, and Craft Design, MAU. Chosen by the artist himself, the featured art works, sketches, and other...More »

  • poster for 13 German Comic Artists

    13 German Comic Artists

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2013-09-02 - 2013-11-16

    A traveling exhibition of illustrations by 13 German comic artists is now in Tokyo for the first time after circling the globe. This exhibition uniquely sturctured for MAU M&L provides a glimpse into...More »

  • poster for Musashino Art University and Design III Olivetti and Braun: Indicating Corporate Visions

    Musashino Art University and Design III Olivetti and Braun: Indicating Corporate Visions

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Crafts
    • 2013-06-03 - 2013-08-18

    The products and the corporate identities of the firms Olivetti and Braun continue to influence companies and creators around the world. This third installment of the “Musashino Art University and Design”...More »

  • poster for Calligraphy and Design Calligrapher and Artist, Pan Wei: His Work and Teaching

    Calligraphy and Design Calligrapher and Artist, Pan Wei: His Work and Teaching

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    • Media: Graphics - Installation
    • 2013-06-03 - 2013-07-27

    Presenting an exhibition of work from China based artist/designer Pan Wei’s study program at Musashino Art University, which has been regularly implemented since 2005, coming to develop to an ongoing program...More »

  • poster for Et in Arcadia Ego, The Hidden Place Called “Sculpture”

    Et in Arcadia Ego, The Hidden Place Called “Sculpture”

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    • Media: Architecture - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-05-20 - 2013-08-10

    Asks “what is sculpture?” by exploring the theme of graves. Graves are places with inscribed headstones where the dead are buried, but also allude to what is hidden beneath them and to other worlds. This...More »

  • poster for Two Streams of Typography

    Two Streams of Typography

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2013-05-20 - 2013-08-18

    Presenting the two major types of typography used in beautiful books, the traditional style and the international style, seen mainly in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Germany, Holland and...More »

  • poster for Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2012

    Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2012

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2013-04-03 - 2013-04-25

    An exhibition of selected works from the Musashino Art University Show 2012 that have received awards of excellence upon their submission as graduation projects for the College and Graduate School of Art...More »

  • poster for Junko Shiina "Why do people live like this?"

    Junko Shiina "Why do people live like this?"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2012-11-26 - 2012-12-22

    On display are a series of newly constructed cave dwelling models that visitors can enter and experience for themselves, leading to a deeper understanding of how people from different cultures live.More »

  • poster for "The Research Associate Exhibition 2012"

    "The Research Associate Exhibition 2012"

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-11-26 - 2012-12-22

    On display are works by Musashino Art University research assistants working in various disciplines in the fields of art and design. First half: November 26 – December 8 Second half: December 10 –...More »

  • poster for "A Thought on Modern and Contemporary Book Design I - Aesthetics for Books" Exhibition

    "A Thought on Modern and Contemporary Book Design I - Aesthetics for Books" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2012-10-22 - 2012-11-17

    Drawing on the museum's collection, the exhibition will feature some 250 items of book design from the Meiji to Showa periods.More »

  • poster for Kuniyasu Saito  "Painting as a Hypothesis"

    Kuniyasu Saito "Painting as a Hypothesis"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2012-10-22 - 2012-11-17

    Exhibition to commemorate the retirement of Kuniyasu Saito from his position at Musashino Art University, featuring examples of his work from his early period to recently created paintings.More »

  • poster for "The Visionaire Experiment" Exhibition

    "The Visionaire Experiment" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2012-09-18 - 2012-12-01

    This exhibition showcases all issues of the magazine Visionaire in the library collection. The magazine was founded in 1991 by photographer and editor Stephen Gan, model Cecilia Dean, and make-up artist...More »

  • poster for "Typography Education I - Tracks of Typography Education of Shoyu Ohmachi" Exhibition

    "Typography Education I - Tracks of Typography Education of Shoyu Ohmachi" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2012-09-10 - 2012-10-20

    Features visual communication design work and graphics.More »

  • poster for "Hideho Tanaka Retrospective: Vanishing and Emerging" Exhibition

    "Hideho Tanaka Retrospective: Vanishing and Emerging" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2012-09-03 - 2012-10-06

    This exhibition commemorates the retirement of craft and industrial design professor Hideho Tanaka, featuring his signature sculptures made using industrial fibers.More »

  • poster for "Print resonance: International Art Schools’ Print Books Exhibition"

    "Print resonance: International Art Schools’ Print Books Exhibition"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2012-09-03 - 2012-10-06

    New print works by instructors and graduate students at universities around the world.More »

  • poster for "Plant Catalogs and Digital Archives V" Exhibition

    "Plant Catalogs and Digital Archives V" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Media Arts
    • 2012-09-03 - 2012-10-06

    This exhibition showcases 60 rare books from the former collection of Hiroshi Aramata, displaying both the real objects alongside their digitally archived versions.More »

  • poster for Satoshi Kon "Dreams"

    Satoshi Kon "Dreams"

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2012-07-16 - 2012-08-25

    This retrospective exhibition is dedicated to Satoshi Kon, a graduate of the visual communication design department at Musashino Art University, as well as a guest professor from 2008 until he passed away...More »

  • poster for "Design Collection and Digital Archive" Symposium

    "Design Collection and Digital Archive" Symposium

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2012-06-28 - 2012-06-28

    This symposium will discuss the present and future of digital archiving within the context of academic institutions, museums, and libraries.More »

  • poster for "Modern Design History: Japan Advertising Artists Club, the Persona Exhibition and the World Design Conference"

    "Modern Design History: Japan Advertising Artists Club, the Persona Exhibition and the World Design Conference"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2012-06-23 - 2012-06-23

    Symposium held in conjunction with the "Musabi Design II" Exhibition.More »

  • poster for "Diagram Education" Exhibition

    "Diagram Education" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2012-05-14 - 2012-06-23

    This exhibition showcases works by Tetsuya Ota in addition to pieces by students in his "diagram design" course.More »

  • poster for "Musashino Art University and Design II Design Archive from 50s to 70s" Exhibition

    "Musashino Art University and Design II Design Archive from 50s to 70s" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2012-05-14 - 2012-08-18

    Second part in a series of exhibitions commemorating the post-renovation reopening of the Musashino Art University museum wing, with a focus on Japanese graphic design from the 1950s through to the 70s....More »

  • poster for "Kiyoji Otsuji Photography Archive - The Traces of the Photographer and the Art of His Era 1940-1980" Exhibition

    "Kiyoji Otsuji Photography Archive - The Traces of the Photographer and the Art of His Era 1940-1980" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-05-14 - 2012-06-23

    Kiyoji Otsuji (1923–2001) began his career as an avant-garde photographer shortly after the end of WWII in 1949, creating works that pursued the possibilities of the medium, leaving an impact on the next...More »

  • poster for "Relation: The Untold Legacy" Exhibition

    "Relation: The Untold Legacy" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-05-14 - 2012-06-23

    This exhibition showcases works by painters and sculptors chosen by 9 instructors in the oil painting department of Musashino Art University.More »

  • poster for "Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2011" Exhibition

    "Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2011" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Architecture - Sculpture
    • 2012-04-04 - 2012-04-26

    On display are works by 100 prizewinning students in all departments, including painting, sculpture, video and installation.More »

  • poster for "Degree Show 2011"

    "Degree Show 2011"

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • 2012-01-19 - 2012-01-22

    Fourth year graduation exhibition for practice and research students, making use of the whole university campus.More »

  • poster for Kohei Sugiura "Special Open Lecture: Being Born From Noise"

    Kohei Sugiura "Special Open Lecture: Being Born From Noise"

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2012-01-16 - 2012-01-16

    Opening lecture from Kohei Sugiura, following on from his exhibition last year. Please see the venue website for further details.More »

  • "What is the energy problem about?"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2011-12-10 - 2011-12-10
  • poster for 2010 Musashino Art University Graduate Sculpture Department Exhibition

    2010 Musashino Art University Graduate Sculpture Department Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-11-28 - 2011-12-10

    On display are award-winning student graduation works from graduate-level sculpture majors at Musashino Art University for the year 2010.More »

  • poster for "energy: Research Associate Exhibition"

    "energy: Research Associate Exhibition"

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Sculpture - Product - Party
    • 2011-11-28 - 2011-12-24

    Features 40 research associates from 11 faculties of Musashino Art University, showing the results of their research work. All the contributions are collated together under the leitmotif of "energy", which...More »

  • poster for "2010 Musashino Art University Outstanding Graduation Works" Exhibition

    "2010 Musashino Art University Outstanding Graduation Works" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Installation
    • 2011-11-07 - 2011-11-19

    On display are outstanding student works that won the Award for Excellence for the year 2010, mainly by students from the design department.More »

  • poster for "Collection of Polish Artist Books from the 20th to the 21st Century" Exhibition

    "Collection of Polish Artist Books from the 20th to the 21st Century" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-10-21 - 2011-11-19

    This exhibition showcases some 85 artist books from the collection of the Łódź Book Art Museum that demonstrate how some of Poland's most innovative creators of art books have explored the imaginative...More »

  • poster for "Vibrant Books Methods and Philosophy of Kohei Sugiura's Design" Exhibition

    "Vibrant Books Methods and Philosophy of Kohei Sugiura's Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2011-10-21 - 2011-12-17

    This exhibition showcases a half-century of book designs by Kohei Sugiura that offer visitors an overview of his multi-dimensional creative practice.More »

  • poster for Musashino Art University Graduate Students Degree Show Part II

    Musashino Art University Graduate Students Degree Show Part II

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2011-10-17 - 2011-10-30

    Graduation works by outstanding graduate students at Musashino Art University for the year 2010.More »

  • poster for "Natural History Atlas and Digital Archive Ⅲ" Exhibition

    "Natural History Atlas and Digital Archive Ⅲ" Exhibition

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    • 2011-10-17 - 2011-12-24

    Large illustrated atlases covering a range of topics that could not be classified under the domain of art history, such as zoology, botany, geography, folklore, mythology and anatomy, began to be published...More »

  • poster for "Takiji Shimizu Archive Exhibition Part 2"

    "Takiji Shimizu Archive Exhibition Part 2"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-10-11 - 2011-11-12

    This exhibition is the second part of the Takiji Shimizu archive exhibition, featuring a variety of materials dating from 1927-45.More »

  • poster for Musashino Art University Graduate Students Degree Show

    Musashino Art University Graduate Students Degree Show

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2011-09-26 - 2011-10-08

    Graduation works by outstanding graduate students at Musashino Art University for the year 2010.More »

  • poster for "Guarding Against Natural Disasters" Exhibition

    "Guarding Against Natural Disasters" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2011-09-06 - 2011-10-08

    This is the 19th installment in a series of exhibitions featuring selected pieces from the folklore museum. On display are various everyday objects that guard against natural disasters, plagues and calamities....More »

  • poster for Tomoyuki Takizawa Exhibition

    Tomoyuki Takizawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-09-05 - 2011-10-08

    This exhibition offers viewers a retrospective look at the career of Tomoyuki Takizawa, a nihonga painter, educator and researcher. On display are representative pieces from the 70s, his prizewinning work...More »

  • poster for "The Collection of Toyo Nakamura" Exhibition

    "The Collection of Toyo Nakamura" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Product
    • 2011-07-04 - 2011-09-24

    Toyo Nakamura, music critic and the founding editor of Music Magazine, one of Japan's pioneering pop music publications, donated his entire collection of music-related objects and ephemera to the Musashino...More »

  • poster for "Takashi Shimizu's Documents" Exhibition

    "Takashi Shimizu's Documents" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-07-04 - 2011-08-06

    Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the founding of the sculpture department at Musashino Art University, this exhibition offers viewers a rare opportunity to view a selection of archival materials that...More »

  • poster for "WA: Modern Japanese Design and the Spirit of Harmony" Exhibition

    "WA: Modern Japanese Design and the Spirit of Harmony" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2011-06-24 - 2011-07-30

    This exhibition introduces around 160 products from various product design fields against the background of the dynamic movements and backgrounds of Japan's dynamic modern design. This exhibition was...More »

  • poster for "Musashino Art University and Design: Tracing Modern Design History through the Museum Collection and Educational Activities" Exhibition

    "Musashino Art University and Design: Tracing Modern Design History through the Museum Collection and Educational Activities" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2011-06-24 - 2011-07-30

    Features 500 items from the University's design collection, including posters, chairs, appliances, toys and more, allowing visitors to experience recent design from multiple perspectives.More »

  • poster for "2010 Graduation Works" Exhibition

    "2010 Graduation Works" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2011-04-04 - 2011-04-27

    Selected works by around 100 award-winning graduating students of the Musashino Art University are on display. Location: Musashino Art university Museum & Library, Building 12 (1F Gallery Space),...More »

  • poster for "Natural History Atlas and Digital Archive Ⅲ" Exhibition

    "Natural History Atlas and Digital Archive Ⅲ" Exhibition

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    • 2011-04-04 - 2011-06-19

    Large illustrated atlases covering a range of topics that could not be classified under the domain of art history, such as zoology, botany, geography, folklore, mythology and anatomy, began to be published...More »

  • poster for "2-305" Exhibition

    "2-305" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2010-09-06 - 2010-12-18

    This exhibition by 40 assistant instructors at Musashino Art University attempts to reconfigure the relationship between artist, work and viewer. More »

  • poster for "Natural History Atlas and Digital Archive Ⅱ" Exhibition

    "Natural History Atlas and Digital Archive Ⅱ" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-08-23 - 2010-10-25

    Large illustrated atlases covering a range of topics that could not be classified under the domain of art history, such as zoology, botany, geography, folklore, mythology and anatomy, began to be published...More »

  • poster for Misako Jin Exhibition

    Misako Jin Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2010-07-02 - 2010-07-13

    [Image: Misako Jin, "Miel" (2010) hemp paper, ink, pigment, metal leaf, 1170×1170mm]More »

  • poster for "Natural History Atlases and Digital Archives I" Exhibition

    "Natural History Atlases and Digital Archives I" Exhibition

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    • Media: Media Arts - Talks
    • 2010-06-21 - 2010-08-07

    Europe in the 18th century saw the advent of natural history atlases covering a massive swathe of knowledge that did not fit into existing art historical categories. These publications featured animals,...More »

  • poster for "Drawing -The Ability of Conscious Hands-" Exhibition

    "Drawing -The Ability of Conscious Hands-" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2009-10-31 - 2009-12-12

    From the days when our ancestors didn't possess letters, drawing has been one of the most fundamental forms of communication. This is still clear today as we watch children draw completely lost in themselves....More »

  • poster for Jin-Kyu Kwon "Pioneer of Modern Korean Sculpture"

    Jin-Kyu Kwon "Pioneer of Modern Korean Sculpture"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2009-10-19 - 2009-12-05

    This retrospective exhibition of the works of Kwon Jinーkyu (1922ー73), highly acclaimed as the pioneer of modern Korean sculpture, will be held simultaneously at two venues, the National Museum of Modern...More »

  • poster for "Naoji Kawaguchi Stage Art" Exhibition

    "Naoji Kawaguchi Stage Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2009-09-07 - 2009-10-03

    Related Events 1) Screening + Talk Show "Akane-zora" (2007) Directed by Masaki Hamamoto Date: September 12th (Sat) 15:00- Place: Classroom 104 Fee: Free 2)Screening "Shizukana Seikatsu" (1995) Directed...More »

  • poster for "The Power of Paintings -The Magic of Paints-" Exhibition

    "The Power of Paintings -The Magic of Paints-" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-07-08 - 2009-08-15

    3 exhibition will be held this year in conjunction with the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Musashino Art University. 1) "The Power of Paintings -The Magic of Paints-" 2) "Drawing -The...More »

  • poster for "Seiichi Niikuni's 'Concrete Poetry' -Inbetween Poetry and Art-"

    "Seiichi Niikuni's 'Concrete Poetry' -Inbetween Poetry and Art-"

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2009-06-08 - 2009-06-29

    Poetry is commonly understood as a literary genre but it has undeniable association with art and music given the consideration of the spacing of words on paper and the importance that is given to recitation....More »

  • poster for Hideo Mori Exhibition

    Hideo Mori Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2009-05-11 - 2009-05-30

    Born in Fukushima Prefecture in 1940, professor of Musashino Art University, Hideo Mori graduated from the design department at the university in 1962. His encounter with professor Ryokichi Mukai, who...More »

  • poster for Yasuhiro Ishimoto "Multi Exposure"

    Yasuhiro Ishimoto "Multi Exposure"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2009-05-11 - 2009-06-14

    Photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto has been working in the professional field over half a century. The Musashino Art University Museum recently received donations of 87 photographs created by Ishimoto, and...More »

  • poster for "Selected Works from the Graduation and Completion Exhibition"

    "Selected Works from the Graduation and Completion Exhibition"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2009-04-06 - 2009-04-22
  • poster for "Fluxus and Artist Book" Exhibition

    "Fluxus and Artist Book" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2009-04-06 - 2009-06-27

    This exhibition introduces Fluxus, the radical art movement took place in the 1960s, through artist books. Venue: 2nd Floor, the archive room inside the library.More »

  • poster for 30th Image Library Lecture "The World of Jiri Barta"

    30th Image Library Lecture "The World of Jiri Barta"

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2009-03-22 - 2009-03-22

    Jiri Barta is a Czech stop-motion animation artist working today, leading the contemporary Czech animation genre originated by Jiriho Trnky and Bretislav Pojar. His most notable works include a story of...More »

  • poster for "Renewal" Exhibition

    "Renewal" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2009-01-07 - 2009-01-17

    "Renewal" presents works by 44 research assistants at Musashino Art University. A variety of art and design works that reveal the possibility of exploring new genres are on view. These assistants work...More »

  • poster for Rikio Koizumi "Metal Works"

    Rikio Koizumi "Metal Works"

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    • Media: Crafts - Talks
    • 2008-11-10 - 2008-12-13

    Musashino Art University Museum & Library is holding a retrospective exhibition of retiring professor Rikio Koizumi, who has been a great educator at the university for a long time. Koizumi was born...More »

  • poster for "Artist Book by Sol LeWitt: Systemized Idea" Exhibition

    "Artist Book by Sol LeWitt: Systemized Idea" Exhibition

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    • 2008-11-10 - 2009-01-22

    This exhibition presents books designed by the pioneer of conceptual art, Sol LeWitt. Location: Art Archival Library, 2nd floorMore »

  • poster for Kazuhiro Kuno "Messages from the Earth: The World of Silence"

    Kazuhiro Kuno "Messages from the Earth: The World of Silence"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2008-11-10 - 2008-12-13

    Kazuhiro Kuno was born in Aichi Prefecture in 1938 and moved to Tokyo at the age of 20 to pursue his career as a painter. He first entered the Western Painting department at Musashino Art University in...More »

  • poster for Masamu Yanase Exhibition

    Masamu Yanase Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Talks
    • 2008-10-06 - 2008-10-25

    Musashino Art University holds Masamu Yanase's works, which were originally donated to the collection by Tobuaki and Toshiko Yanase 20 years ago. This is the third exhibition of Yanase's work to be held...More »

  • poster for "Visual Devices: Seeing How We See" Exhibition

    "Visual Devices: Seeing How We See" Exhibition

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    • 2008-10-06 - 2008-10-25

    The desire to visualize illusion, fantasy, and phantoms by controlling light is at the heart of human creativity. This desire led human beings to invent various devices and produce images, and as its result,...More »

  • poster for "Artist Book, Words, and Photographs" Exhibition

    "Artist Book, Words, and Photographs" Exhibition

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    • 2008-09-08 - 2008-10-31

    This exhibition presents "TriQuarterly" produced by group of artists, and artist books by H. Fulton, C. Andre, R. Long, and others. More »

  • poster for "The Lettering on the Spine is Calling Us" Exhibition

    "The Lettering on the Spine is Calling Us" Exhibition

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    • 2008-08-04 - 2008-09-20

    Former editor of publisher Iwanami Shoten and also book maker Yoshiya Tamura (1923-2003) wrote in his book, "among editorial tasks, book binding is the final process and also the conclusion." In this exhibition,...More »

  • poster for "Naef Toys" Exhibition

    "Naef Toys" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2008-08-04 - 2008-10-31

    The museum holds about 380 works by the European wooden toy maker Naef in their product design archive collection. Naef was established in 1958, when the furniture maker Krf Naef created a toy named...More »

  • poster for "1930s Chair Making and Problems of Mass Production" Talk Event

    "1930s Chair Making and Problems of Mass Production" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-06-19 - 2008-06-19

    Researcher at Musashino Art University and Japanese Studies associate professor of Université Bordeaux 3, Anne Gossot will hold the lecture "1930s Chair Making and Problems of Mass Production" at the Musashino...More »

  • poster for "Artist's Book by Kostelanatz: Word, Photograph, Symbol" Exhibition

    "Artist's Book by Kostelanatz: Word, Photograph, Symbol" Exhibition

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    • 2008-06-09 - 2008-07-19

    This exhibition presents artist's book by American artist Richard Kostelanatz.More »

  • poster for "The Witches One Times One" Exhibition

    "The Witches One Times One" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2008-06-02 - 2008-07-12

    This exhibition, "Witches One Times One" presents a wide variety of works by unique female artists from the current art scene and also from art history. "From one make ten, and two let be, make even...More »

  • "The Young Aggressive - Refractory Character of Contemporary Art in Russia" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2008-05-08 - 2008-05-24
  • poster for "Shapes of 'Arewa' (Happiness) - African Sculptures Donated by Takako Maoka" Exhibition

    "Shapes of 'Arewa' (Happiness) - African Sculptures Donated by Takako Maoka" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2008-04-14 - 2008-05-10

    "Arewa" is a Nigerian word meaning "happiness." Takako Maoka lived there for 7 years since 1972 for her husband's business. During her stay, she traveled to various areas in Nigeria, visiting craft studios...More »

  • poster for "FY 2007 Graduation Works" Exhibition

    "FY 2007 Graduation Works" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Architecture - Sculpture
    • 2008-04-07 - 2008-04-23

    Selected works by graduating students at Musashino Art University are on display. This year, no works were selected from the graduate programs in spatial design, photography and information design. Location:...More »

  • poster for "Artist Book: Words, Photographs, Symbols" Exhibition

    "Artist Book: Words, Photographs, Symbols" Exhibition

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    • 2008-04-07 - 2008-05-31

    This exhibition presents artist books created by four artists from 1970 to the present, mainly by Lawrence Weiner. Venue: Musashino Art university Museum & Library 2F, Archive GalleryMore »

  • poster for RA'08 The Works of Research Associates Exhibition

    RA'08 The Works of Research Associates Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2008-01-07 - 2008-01-19

    This exhibition introduces works by 34 research associates of Musashino Art University. They are aiming to achieve progress as creators, producing unique works incorporating various ideas. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for "Natural and Necessary Dwellings: Vernacular Architecture" Exhibition

    "Natural and Necessary Dwellings: Vernacular Architecture" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Architecture - Talks
    • 2007-11-26 - 2007-12-15
  • poster for "Danese: Editor of Products" Exhibition

    "Danese: Editor of Products" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2007-11-12 - 2007-12-15

    Danese was established in Milan in 1957. The company presented a wide range of products designed for living space and offices, educational toys for children, and art editions. One of the reasons that many...More »

  • poster for "Representation of the World: Otto Neurath and His Era" Exhibition

    "Representation of the World: Otto Neurath and His Era" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2007-09-25 - 2007-10-21

    Otto Neurath is known for developing and spreading the concept of the "Isotype," a visual system of pictograms, maps and graphics, 80 years ago. However, little was known about Neurath himself until recently.Born...More »

  • poster for "Crafts in Life 18: Laughing Ebisu - Studies in God of Happiness" Exhibition

    "Crafts in Life 18: Laughing Ebisu - Studies in God of Happiness" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2007-09-03 - 2007-09-22

    Ebisu is the well-known god of happiness from the Seven Deities of Good Luck. Among the seven deities, Ebisu is the only one that evolved out of ancient Japanese culture. This exhibition introduces the...More »

  • poster for "Crafts in Life 18: Laughing Ebisu - Studies in God of Happiness" Exhibition

    "Crafts in Life 18: Laughing Ebisu - Studies in God of Happiness" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2007-08-04 - 2007-08-12

    Ebisu is the well-known god of happiness from the Seven Deities of Good Luck. Among the seven deities, Ebisu is the only one that evolved out of ancient Japanese culture. This exhibition introduces the...More »

  • poster for "Qualia of Projection" Exhibition

    "Qualia of Projection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2007-07-09 - 2007-08-12

    This museum has held exhibitions about prints and related works as a part of educational research and this show introduces contemporary prints by three artists as well as educators at Musashino Art University....More »

  • poster for "Contemporary Pop-up Books" Exhibition

    "Contemporary Pop-up Books" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2007-06-04 - 2007-07-01

    Pop-up books contain various surprises: pictures pop up as the reader opens the book, or images move as one pulls the tab. These books are filled with interactive aspects that are heartwarming and pleasing...More »

  • poster for "Musabi and Picture Books" Exhibition

    "Musabi and Picture Books" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2007-06-04 - 2007-07-01

    This exhibition is about picture books by artists and designers who have graduated from Musashino Art University. Contrary to a work of painting or illustration, a picture book has a unique framework consisting...More »

  • poster for Ryo Mizuno "Storage"

    Ryo Mizuno "Storage"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2007-05-22 - 2007-06-08

    Up to this point, Mizuno was working two-dimensionally, but here he is investigating a new three-dimensional field. "Na-nashi (No Name)" is a series of papier-maché objects that have evolved out of the...More »

  • poster for 2006 Doctorate Course Research Exhibition

    2006 Doctorate Course Research Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2007-05-10 - 2007-05-24
  • poster for Selected Works from Graduation Exhibition

    Selected Works from Graduation Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Sculpture
    • 2007-04-09 - 2007-04-25

    From 2007 Graduation Exhibition of Zokei Art University Undergraduate and Graduate Program, the best works from each department are on display. More »

  • poster for RA'07 The Works of Research Associates 2007

    RA'07 The Works of Research Associates 2007

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2007-01-09 - 2007-01-20
  • poster for Holger Matthies "Structures of Images"

    Holger Matthies "Structures of Images"

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2006-11-20 - 2006-12-15
  • poster for Taku Aramasa "The Revelation"

    Taku Aramasa "The Revelation"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2006-11-16 - 2006-12-16

    Born in 1936 in Sugamo, Tokyo, Taku Aramasa started out as an art director and worked as a photographer for the advertising industry after 1970. A letter that he received in 1978 from his birth mother,...More »

  • poster for "Artists and the Kii Kano Family" Exhibition

    "Artists and the Kii Kano Family" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2006-10-16 - 2006-11-11

    Symposium:"Various Works of Kii Kano" October 21st, 10:00-17:00 Talk event: "Being born into the Kii Kano Family" Hironobu Kano, graduate of Musashino Art University and 13th heir of Kii Kano November...More »

  • poster for "A Pictogram for Analyzing Theatre Space" Exhibition

    "A Pictogram for Analyzing Theatre Space" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Video and Film
    • 2006-09-11 - 2006-10-07

    This event was curated by Shinpachi Koishi, a professor at Musashino Art University, who defines all elements of the theatre stage, such as the performance, directing, art, and lights as "theatre space"....More »

  • poster for The Continuation of Looking and Making

    The Continuation of Looking and Making

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2006-06-29 - 2006-07-29

    Curated by Professor Teruo Fujieda of Musashino Art University, this exhibition features 16 works by students whose careers as respected artists he has helped to establish over the past thirty years. On...More »

  • poster for Les Maitres de l'Affiche

    Les Maitres de l'Affiche

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2006-05-29 - 2006-06-18
  • poster for Sogan Saito's Life and Work Exhibition

    Sogan Saito's Life and Work Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2005-11-15 - 2005-12-10

    This exhibition presents both works by Kodaira City Yukari's sculptor Sogan Saito as well as the man behind the art himself. Saito was active during and after WWII, and is known chiefly for his reliefs...More »

  • poster for Hisayuki Mogami Retrospective "A Child, Whenever Wherever"

    Hisayuki Mogami Retrospective "A Child, Whenever Wherever"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2005-11-08 - 2005-12-14

    Hisayuki Mogami was born in Yokosuka (Kanagawa Prefecture) in 1936. At 24, he graduated as a sculptor from Tokyo Art University and started presenting his work simultaneously at private showcases, solo...More »

  • poster for Retrospective: Katsuya Nasu and Japanese Paintings

    Retrospective: Katsuya Nasu and Japanese Paintings

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-09-29 - 2005-10-08

    An exhibition to commemorate the retirement of Nasu-san from his professorship at the Musashino Art University. Katsuya Nasu was born in Aichi in 1936. He began studying art in high school and entered...More »

  • poster for Posters for Japanese Films Part 3: Composition of Posters

    Posters for Japanese Films Part 3: Composition of Posters

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2005-07-28 - 2005-08-24

    200 posters from the Yagi Collection are examined from the point of the image and lettering composition. This exhibition does not focus on blockbuster films or famous movie stars, but rather on a visual...More »

  • poster for Textile, Object, Functional Art: Works by Students 2004

    Textile, Object, Functional Art: Works by Students 2004

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    • Media: Prints - Fashion - Crafts
    • 2005-07-25 - 2005-08-14

    This exhibition presents the textile works by students from 26 schools throughout Japan. The "Chance of Textiles" exhibition series has examined the recycle of textiles since 2000 and has been hosted by...More »

  • poster for Pioneers of the Design Globalization: Chairs by Motomi Kawakami, Toshiyuki Kita and Masanori Umeda

    Pioneers of the Design Globalization: Chairs by Motomi Kawakami, Toshiyuki Kita and Masanori Umeda

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    • Media: Product
    • 2005-06-09 - 2005-07-16

    On exhibit are chair designs by three leading Japanese designers - Motomi Kawakami, Toshiyuki Kita and Masanori Umeda. They belong to the same generation, and all were trained as designers in Italy in...More »

  • poster for Stage Designs by Itoh Kisaku: Tracing the Stage Designs of the 20th Century

    Stage Designs by Itoh Kisaku: Tracing the Stage Designs of the 20th Century

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration
    • 2005-05-06 - 2005-05-28

    Kisaku Itoh began his career at the Tsukiji Theater where the Japanese modern plays were born. He designed the stage installation for a broad range of theaters including new drama, Kabuki, and dance. He...More »

  • poster for Class of 2004: Best of the Thesis Projects

    Class of 2004: Best of the Thesis Projects

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2005-04-04 - 2005-04-20

    On exhibit are selected works from the thesis projects of undergraduate and graduate students from the class of 2004. More »

  • poster for RA '05: The Works of Research Associates

    RA '05: The Works of Research Associates

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2005-01-11 - 2005-01-21

    Closes at 20:00 on January 11 (Tue). Closes at 17:00 on January 16 (Sun).More »

  • poster for Sublime Present: Expressions of Prints

    Sublime Present: Expressions of Prints

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2004-12-03 - 2004-12-18

    Closed on 2004-12-05 (Sunday)More »

  • poster for The Realm of Clothing: On Conceptual Clothing

    The Realm of Clothing: On Conceptual Clothing

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2004-11-08 - 2004-12-13

    Musashino Art University is proud to present “The Realm of Clothing: On Conceptual Clothing” in its Art Reference Library. The Scenography, Display, and Fashion Design department in the College of Art...More »

  • poster for Japanese-style Paintings

    Japanese-style Paintings

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2004-09-16 - 2004-10-02

    We will exhibit from our own collection of sketches by Japanese artists. 13 artists and 42 pieces were selected from over a hundred works from Edo to Taisho period. Compared to the finished pieces, the...More »

  • poster for Hana Matsuri

    Hana Matsuri

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2004-09-13 - 2004-10-16

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