Fuchu Art Museum - Past Events

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

  • poster for Finnish design: Celebrating 100 years of independence

    Finnish design: Celebrating 100 years of independence

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Product - Crafts - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-09-09 - 2017-10-22

    There are many everyday items produced in Finland that are widely popular in Japan, such as Marimekko fabrics, tableware from Iittala and Arabia, and furniture by Alvar Aalto, to name but a few. They are...More »

  • poster for Paretan’s Zoo

    Paretan’s Zoo

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Workshops
    • 2017-07-15 - 2017-08-27

    Paretan the fairy and his friend Murata have created a zoo that is home to both familiar and unusual animals. Together they will guide you through their land of pictures where these colorful creatures...More »

  • poster for The Woodblock Prints of Takeji Asano

    The Woodblock Prints of Takeji Asano

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2017-05-20 - 2017-07-02

    Introducing the light-hearted and humorous woodblock prints of Takeji Asano. Born in Kyoto in 1900, Asano started out as a Nihonga painter before turning to woodblock printing, which won him many fans...More »

  • poster for Tetsuro Kano “Every Part Unique”

    Tetsuro Kano “Every Part Unique”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Performance Art - Talks
    • 2017-04-15 - 2017-07-02

    Tetsuro Kano is an artist who has drawn interest for his installations, paintings, and sculptures incorporating natural materials and man-made objects. Kano’s approach presents the point-of-view of that...More »

  • poster for Kuniyoshi Utagawa: 21st Century Artistic Power

    Kuniyoshi Utagawa: 21st Century Artistic Power

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    • Media: Prints - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-03-11 - 2017-05-07

    Kuniyoshi Utagawa favored a startling, lively, and humorous approach in his Ukiyo-e over a lyrical or emotional style. While Hokusai received praise from abroad during the Meiji era and Hiroshige was lauded...More »

  • poster for 200 Years of Glass Painting

    200 Years of Glass Painting

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Product - Workshops - Talks
    • 2016-12-23 - 2017-02-26

    This exhibition will introduce the charm and history of glass paintings, presenting approximately 130 works. The art form, which was first employed for religious paintings in medieval Europe and passed...More »

  • poster for 130th Anniversary Leonard Foujita Exhibition― Art Bridging the East and the West

    130th Anniversary Leonard Foujita Exhibition― Art Bridging the East and the West

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2016-10-01 - 2016-12-11

    Traveling to Paris at the age of 26 Leonard Foujita(1886-1968)experimented in various styles before coming to settle on his unique approach to painting and becoming the darling of the Parisian art scene....More »

  • poster for Going All Out: Summer Art Museum Time!

    Going All Out: Summer Art Museum Time!

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Product - Workshops
    • 2016-07-16 - 2016-09-11

    This summer, spend family time in the cool of the Fuchu Art Museum making new discoveries and encountering things to spark your passion! From Meiji-era paintings to contemporary art, kids can experience...More »

  • poster for Tetsuomi Tateishi “The Dear Home of Taiwan”

    Tetsuomi Tateishi “The Dear Home of Taiwan”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-05-21 - 2016-07-03

    Born in Taiwan, Tetsuomi Tateishi (1905-1980) studied under Ryusei Kishida and Ryuzaburo Umehara in Japan before returning to Taiwan during the period of Japanese occupation. After the war he came to combine...More »

  • poster for Fantastic - The Dreams and Imagination of Edo Painting

    Fantastic - The Dreams and Imagination of Edo Painting

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2016-03-12 - 2016-05-08

    The element of the fantastic may be discerned in many aspects of life. If we look up to the sky we might detach ourselves from the earth, and be captured by the sights of the moon and clouds, drawing us...More »

  • poster for Isamu Wakabayashi “Flying Leaves and Oscillation”

    Isamu Wakabayashi “Flying Leaves and Oscillation”

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

    Thirteen years on from his death, this exhibition looks back upon the career of Isamu Wakabayashi and amongst a collection of 270 works, documents and photographs, shines new light upon works such as his...More »

  • poster for Marie Laurencin Exhibition

    Marie Laurencin Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-09-12 - 2015-12-20

    Marie Laurencin was a painter of 20th century Paris whose depictions of young women in pastel colors have enchanted many. She is also known for her stormy life, her passionate affair and break up with...More »

  • poster for Paretan’s Resort

    Paretan’s Resort

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2015-07-18 - 2015-08-30

    The fairy “Paretan” brings you on a journey through the land of pictures, reaching to the warm climates of idyllic resorts filled with butterflies, tropical plants and invigorating sea views in an exhibition...More »

  • poster for Sculptural Dialogues

    Sculptural Dialogues

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2015-06-16 - 2015-06-28

    What is sculpture? Contemporary forms of sculptural expression are complex and highly diverse, giving rise to the impression that they may not be easily understood. This exhibition brings Fuchu Art Museum...More »

  • poster for Five Painters of Fuchu

    Five Painters of Fuchu

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2015-05-16 - 2015-07-05

    Examining the intensity and richness of painting through the works of 5 artist associates of the Fuchu district, each smoldering with fierceness and beauty. [Related Event] Saturday Slide Talk Date:...More »

  • poster for 250 Years of Animal Pictures

    250 Years of Animal Pictures

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-03-07 - 2015-05-06

    The human hand has come to produce an endless array of art based on the presence of animals and the paintings of the Edo era pay testament to this. Here we may discover work which continues the traditions...More »

  • poster for 100 Years of Jiro Oyamada

    100 Years of Jiro Oyamada

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-11-08 - 2015-02-22

    Jiro Oyamada(1914-91) grew up in a time of Surrealism and other new movements of art, coming to gain popular acclaim in the post-war period and in the 1960s he established his studio in Fuchi city where...More »

  • poster for Jean-François Millet “Amitié et Amour à travers l’Œuvre de Millet”

    Jean-François Millet “Amitié et Amour à travers l’Œuvre de Millet”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-09-10 - 2014-10-23

    Leading master of 19th century painting, Jean-François Millet(1814-75) depicted simple peasants set within their rural landscapes, exacting an almost religious solemnity. With 80 works gathered from collections...More »

  • poster for Gulliver’s Travels

    Gulliver’s Travels

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2014-06-21 - 2014-08-31

    A chance to join Lemuel Gulliver on his amazing adventures by diving into the marvelous world of art tracing the renowned story of Jonathan Swift. [Related Events] Gallery Tour Date: July 19(Sat),...More »

  • poster for Modern Art of Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei and Changchun

    Modern Art of Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei and Changchun

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2014-05-14 - 2014-06-08

    The first government organized exhibition in Japan took place in 1907 under the title of ”Bunten” (later to be known as Teiten and Shinbunten), setting a precedent for nationally organized open call exhibitions....More »

  • poster for “Spring Edo Painting Festival - The Edo Painting of the 19th Century”

    “Spring Edo Painting Festival - The Edo Painting of the 19th Century”

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

    Placing a spotlight on the final century of the Edo period, this exhibition examines the so called decadence of culture at this time and reviews the particular crystallization of creativity which may be...More »

  • poster for “Dai Chu Show - Fresh Abstraction”

    “Dai Chu Show - Fresh Abstraction”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-12-21 - 2013-12-28

    Fuchu Art Museum features 20 artists offering fresh perspectives on abstraction. [Related Event] Discussion “Where is Fresh Abstraction?” Toshiyuki Kimura x Participating Artists x Ryoko Kamiyama(Curator...More »

  • poster for O Jun Exhibition

    O Jun Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-12-21 - 2014-03-02

    After studying oil painting at Tokyo University of the Arts, O Jun went on to study in Spain and Germany and began to enter the field of performance in the late 1980’s, striking upon a particular figurative...More »

  • poster for William Morris “The Beauty of Living”

    William Morris “The Beauty of Living”

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    • Media: Product
    • 2013-09-14 - 2013-12-01

    An exhibition from the poet, thinker and leader of the arts and craft movement of the 19th century, William Morris. Although first beginning his engagement in the arts through painting and architecture...More »

  • poster for Summer Children’s Museum - The World of Pictures in Uproar

    Summer Children’s Museum - The World of Pictures in Uproar

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-07-20 - 2013-09-01

    Even the world of pictures looks forward to the summer holidays! And every year all sorts of children come to play, discovering new weird and wonderful things, led by the museum fairy Poretan and her friend...More »

  • poster for Dreams in Modern Western-Style Painting: The  Yasuo Kono Collection

    Dreams in Modern Western-Style Painting: The Yasuo Kono Collection

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-05-25 - 2013-06-30

    The Fuchu Art Museum presents more than 200 works from the private collection of Fukushima City native Yasuo Kono. The collection is famous nationwide and continues to expand. Its modern paintings are...More »

  • poster for Cute Edo Paintings

    Cute Edo Paintings

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints
    • 2013-03-09 - 2013-05-06

    Features the enchanting work of such artists as Oukyo Maruyama, Gibon Sengai, Kuniyoshi Utagawa, and Rosetsu Nagasawa, depicting images and scenes from Edo (old Tokyo) that are linked by their "cute" themes....More »

  • poster for "Teens' Studio Program Workshop: Chihiro Kabata"

    "Teens' Studio Program Workshop: Chihiro Kabata"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2013-01-12 - 2013-02-16

    A series of workshops where you can experience a range of different methodologies and materials.More »

  • poster for "Over the Rainbow" Exhibition

    "Over the Rainbow" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Product
    • 2012-11-23 - 2013-02-24

    Exploring the places where the arts and daily life intersect, this exhibition introduces photography, design and editorial work that cross multiple creative areas. There are ten artists featured, including...More »

  • poster for Paul Delvaux Exhibition

    Paul Delvaux Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-09-12 - 2012-11-11

    The works of Belgian surrealist Paul Delvaux are filled with recurrent motifs of trains, temples, lamps, skeletons and women. This will be the first retrospective of his works in Japan in almost ten years,...More »

  • poster for "Parents and Children Travelling: Tweeting from the Heart" Exhibition

    "Parents and Children Travelling: Tweeting from the Heart" Exhibition

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

    [Image: Mana Konishi "Awesome Rocks"]More »

  • poster for "Images Shout - The Power of Creative Woodcut Prints" Exhibition

    "Images Shout - The Power of Creative Woodcut Prints" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2012-05-19 - 2012-07-01

    On display is a selection of woodblock prints on washi paper without glass frames, which allows visitors to better appreciate the works. [Image: Susumu Yamaguchi, "Young Woman Carrying Flowers"]More »

  • poster for "Artists from Kyoto, Osaka and Edo" Exhibition

    "Artists from Kyoto, Osaka and Edo" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2012-03-17 - 2012-05-06

    This exhibition showcases works from the mid- to late Edo period that represent the particular styles of artists from Edo (Tokyo), Kyoto and Osaka. [Image: Sansetsu Kano, "Han-shan and Shi-de" collection...More »

  • poster for "The World of Junzo Ishiko: Bound for Kitsch, via Manga" Exhibition

    "The World of Junzo Ishiko: Bound for Kitsch, via Manga" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Prints - Talks
    • 2011-12-10 - 2012-02-26

    Junzo Ishiko (1928-77) was an art critic whose gaze extended beyond the purview of fine art to cover manga, theater, stage arts, popular entertainment, and various other odds and ends of the cultural spectrum....More »

  • poster for "Fin de Siecle, Form of Beauty" Exhibition

    "Fin de Siecle, Form of Beauty" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Crafts
    • 2011-09-17 - 2011-11-23

    Introduces the fin de siecle period and its impact on the art world.More »

  • poster for "Hybrid Art Lab" Open Demonstration

    "Hybrid Art Lab" Open Demonstration

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    • Media: Media Arts
    • 2011-09-17 - 2011-11-23

    The Hybrid Art Lab, equipped with 3D printers, cutting machines and digital devices, will make an appearance for a limited time only at the Fuchu Art Museum. See website for details on related workshops. Open...More »

  • poster for "Let's Have Fun with Paretan!" Exhibition

    "Let's Have Fun with Paretan!" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2011-07-16 - 2011-09-14

    On display are 30 artworks from the Edo period to the present, with commentary and guidance by the fairy Paretan (the Museum's mascot).More »

  • poster for "50 Works from the Fuchu Art Museum" Exhibition

    "50 Works from the Fuchu Art Museum" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2011-05-21 - 2011-07-03

    Paintings from the Edo, Meiji and Showa eras, Western-style paintings and contemporary works from the museum collection. [Image: Yoshikazu Takahashi]More »

  • poster for "Edo Period Human Portraits" Exhibition

    "Edo Period Human Portraits" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2011-03-19 - 2011-05-08

    This exhibition focuses on paintings of human figures from the Edo era. First half: March 19th - April 17th Second half: April 19th - May 8th See website for details on related events.More »

  • poster for "Art Site Fuchu 2010: Power of Life" Exhibition

    "Art Site Fuchu 2010: Power of Life" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Talks
    • 2010-12-02 - 2011-03-06

    This exhibition, which marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of the museum, sets its sights on the future. On display are works by 3 artists that remind us of the wonders and miracles of being alive....More »

  • poster for "Fuchu Art Museum 10th Anniversary Exhibition"

    "Fuchu Art Museum 10th Anniversary Exhibition"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-09-17 - 2010-11-23

    Inspired by the French Barbizon school of plein-air painters, the Musashino school of modern Western-style painting emerged during the Meiji era. This exhibition showcases paintings by both French masters...More »

  • poster for "Mimakura Miracle" Exhibition

    "Mimakura Miracle" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2010-07-17 - 2010-09-05

    Exhibition for kids with quizzes, word games, hands-on activities and more.More »

  • poster for Norman Rockwell Exhibition

    Norman Rockwell Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Photography
    • 2010-05-19 - 2010-07-11

    Norman Rockwell was one of America's most popular 20th century illustrators who produced illustrations for the cover of the Saturday Evening Post, the top-selling magazine of his time, for more than 47...More »

  • poster for Kuniyoshi Utagawa Exhibition

    Kuniyoshi Utagawa Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2010-03-20 - 2010-05-09

    Kuniyoshi Utagawa is a late Edo period ukiyo-e artist whose fantastic motifs have received renewed critical attention in recent years. Full of a playful, ludic spirit, his works feature cats, warriors,...More »

  • poster for "From Turner to the Impressionists: Nature in the Light" Exhibition

    "From Turner to the Impressionists: Nature in the Light" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-11-14 - 2010-02-14

    19th century English master painter Turner is known as the alchemist of light. His pictorial expression was a precusor of the later French Barbizonian school and the Impressionists. On view are beautiful...More »

  • poster for "Tama River as a Site for Art 1964-2009" Exhibition

    "Tama River as a Site for Art 1964-2009" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2009-09-19 - 2009-11-03
  • poster for "Summer Holiday Children's Museum -Find Out the Secrets of the World of Painting with Paletan-" Exhibition

    "Summer Holiday Children's Museum -Find Out the Secrets of the World of Painting with Paletan-" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2009-08-01 - 2009-09-06

    Fuchu Art Museum's annual summer exhibition for children guided by Paletan, the fairy of the world of painting. This 4th installment will take children to an exploration of the secrets hidden behind the...More »

  • poster for Charles Worthen "Poli Follies"

    Charles Worthen "Poli Follies"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2009-08-01 - 2009-11-03

    Charles Worthen creates humorous creature-like objects employing artificial materials such as plastic and silicon. Despite the mundane materials Worthen's works never fail to leave a strong impression...More »

  • poster for "Pure Forms: The Era of Dieter Rams - Reconsideration of Functionalist Design" Exhibition

    "Pure Forms: The Era of Dieter Rams - Reconsideration of Functionalist Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2009-05-23 - 2009-07-20

    In the rapid wave of modernization since the beginning of the 20th century, designer Dieter Rams has emerged as a rare figure who remains particular about design that "doesn't change". Rams has worked...More »

  • poster for Open Studio 46 Ryudai Takano "Record, Memory and Something Else"

    Open Studio 46 Ryudai Takano "Record, Memory and Something Else"

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    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • 2009-05-23 - 2009-07-20

    During the residency period, Takano will set up a darkroom in the museum, developing and printing photographs that were taken in Fuchu. Visitors can enter the darkroom and see the printing process in person....More »

  • poster for "250 Years of Edo Landscape Paintings" Exhibition

    "250 Years of Edo Landscape Paintings" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-03-20 - 2009-05-10

    From beautiful mountains to rivers, lakes and the ocean, landscapes have been a common subject of Japanese art throughout history. From gorgeously colored yamato-e and the spiritual landscape painting...More »

  • poster for "Where Light Gathers: Contemporary Art from the Museum Collection" Exhibition

    "Where Light Gathers: Contemporary Art from the Museum Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-02-14 - 2009-03-15

    [Image: Asae Soya "Washball" (2000)]More »

  • poster for Open Studio 45 Midori Mitamura "Planet in a Room"

    Open Studio 45 Midori Mitamura "Planet in a Room"

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    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • 2009-02-14 - 2009-05-10

    Midori Mitamura was born in Aichi Prefecture in 1964 and currently lives in Tokyo. She creates installations incorporating photographs, video, daily items and texts. In the studio at the museum, she has...More »

  • poster for Open Studio 44 Kyotaro Hakamata "1000 Layers"

    Open Studio 44 Kyotaro Hakamata "1000 Layers"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • 2008-11-15 - 2009-02-01

    The 44th Open Studio at Fuchu Art Museum features sculptor Kyotaro Hakamata. Since the late 80s, Hakamata began exhibiting sculpture incorporating unconventional materials such as furniture and electric...More »

  • poster for 4th Fuchu Biennale "True Colors: Adventures of Colors"

    4th Fuchu Biennale "True Colors: Adventures of Colors"

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Talks
    • 2008-11-15 - 2009-02-01

    Fuchu Biennale features emerging artists who are below age 40 and associated with the Tama area. This is the 4th biennale, taking "color" as its theme. As various aspects of life become digitalized,...More »

  • poster for "Paris-New York: Modernist Painting in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Masterworks from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center" Exhibition

    "Paris-New York: Modernist Painting in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Masterworks from the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-09-06 - 2008-11-03

    From the 19th century to the early 20th century, the Avant-Garde art movement emerged in Paris and spread throughout Europe. After WWII, it spread across the ocean and flourished in America. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Open Studio 43: Asa Go "Home Party"

    Open Studio 43: Asa Go "Home Party"

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2008-09-06 - 2008-11-03

    Asa Go was born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1978 and currently resides in Tokyo. "The Self and the Other" is the main theme of her work. Using warm and soft colors, she often depicts a girl as the reflection...More »

  • poster for "Art Toward the Society: Realism of Korean Art 1945-2005" Exhibition

    "Art Toward the Society: Realism of Korean Art 1945-2005" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2008-07-05 - 2008-08-24

    In 1970s Japan, monochrome painting was introduced as a mainstream form of Korean contemporary art, but in recent years, various forms of work by Korean contemporary artists have made an international...More »

  • poster for "Humorous Woodblock Prints and Their Gentle Smiles" Exhibition

    "Humorous Woodblock Prints and Their Gentle Smiles" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2008-05-17 - 2008-06-29

    In the late Meiji period, a new style of printmaking evolved, which was quite different from the previous Ukiyoe-style woodblock prints. It is called "Sosaku Hanga" (creative print). During this time,...More »

  • poster for Open Studio 42 Yoshiaki Kaihatsu "Funny-ture"

    Open Studio 42 Yoshiaki Kaihatsu "Funny-ture"

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    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • 2008-05-17 - 2008-08-24

    Yoshiaki Kaihatsu creates installations using everyday materials, transforming them into something completely unexpected. His humorous and ironic works include an outdoor food stand and tearoom made out...More »

  • poster for O Jun "In Front of the Eyes" Open Studio

    O Jun "In Front of the Eyes" Open Studio

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2008-03-15 - 2008-05-11

    The Fuchu Art Museum invites artists to work in a studio space inside the museum. Viewers can see how artists make art as well as talk with the artists. (Please note that artists will not be at the museum...More »

  • poster for "Visions of Namban, Illusion of Koumou" Exhibition

    "Visions of Namban, Illusion of Koumou" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2008-03-15 - 2008-05-11

    The word "Namban" referred to Portugal and Spain during the Azuchi-Momoyama period (1568-1603), when the Portugese and Spanish often made visits to Japan. The word "Koumou" was used to refer to the Dutch,...More »

  • poster for "A Thousand Year of Fuchu: Shapes of the Heart" Exhibition

    "A Thousand Year of Fuchu: Shapes of the Heart" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-12-01 - 2008-03-02

    This exhibition presents archaeological artifacts, documents, and visual art from various time periods, focusing on the expressive dynamism which is commonly found in the history of human creativity. [Image:...More »

  • poster for Shinji Omaki "Echo - White Void" Open Studio

    Shinji Omaki "Echo - White Void" Open Studio

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    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • 2007-12-01 - 2008-03-02

    The Fuchu Art Museum invites artists to work in a studio space inside the museum. Viewers can see how artists make art, and talk about it. Please note that artists will not be at the museum everyday. Shinji...More »

  • poster for Kisling "Flower of Montparnasse"

    Kisling "Flower of Montparnasse"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-10-13 - 2007-11-18

    Moise Kisling is known as one of the masters from the School of Paris, who lived a free life in Montparnasse. This exhibition introduces colorful and emotionally expressive works by Kisling. "Kisling...More »

  • poster for Yabuno Ken "Cities in Memory"

    Yabuno Ken "Cities in Memory"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • 2007-07-28 - 2007-10-08

    The brilliant sky, powerful land and magnificent architecture - Ken Yabuno (b.1943) creates paintings of cityscapes from his memory. Having studied in Spain and largely influenced by European architecture,...More »

  • poster for From the Permanent Collection "Time Traveling of Palletan"

    From the Permanent Collection "Time Traveling of Palletan"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-07-28 - 2007-10-08

    "Time Traveling of Palletan" is an exhibition of works from different time periods introduced by a fairy character Palletan. From the Edo period to today, this exhibition presents the cultural background...More »

  • poster for Open Studio 39 Noe Aoki "Water of Sky"

    Open Studio 39 Noe Aoki "Water of Sky"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2007-07-28 - 2007-11-18

    Sculptor Noe Aoki creates works using simple shapes such as lines and circles that are cut out of metal plates. She completes the works by combining those pieces at a final exhibition space. Visitors can...More »

  • poster for Zenzaburo Kojima "Sparkling Suburbia"

    Zenzaburo Kojima "Sparkling Suburbia"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-06-02 - 2007-07-16

    In the 11th year of Showa, the Kojima arrived Izumi-cho, Kokubunji with a big hope in his mind. Born in Fukuoka, this painter used a delicate balance of color with bold and peculiar deformations to depict...More »

  • poster for Open Studio 38 - Yoshihiro Suda

    Open Studio 38 - Yoshihiro Suda

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2007-04-28 - 2007-07-16

    Since the mid 1990s, Yoshihiro Suda (b. 1969) is known for his extremely realistic wooden sculptures of plants installed in unexpected places. These hyper-realistic plants are nothing but what they are:...More »

  • poster for "Exhibition Seen Through the Eyes of Children" Exhibition

    "Exhibition Seen Through the Eyes of Children" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2007-04-28 - 2007-05-27

    Focusing on the "viewpoint of children", this exhibition has been put together from the museum collection, mainly featuring paintings and sculptures from the postwar period. Children respond to the uniqueness...More »

  • poster for "100 Years of Animal Pictures" Exhibition

    "100 Years of Animal Pictures" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-03-17 - 2007-04-22

    Animals have been portrayed in the art of all ages. However, in the history of Japanese painting, one can say that the 100 years spanning the latter half of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th...More »

  • poster for "Meetings Across the Ocean" Exhibition

    "Meetings Across the Ocean" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2007-01-10 - 2007-03-04

    Culture and art that we encounter for the first time always makes a big impression on us. The artists of the Edo era, during which direct exchange with the outside world was repressed, encountered art...More »

  • poster for Aiko Tezuka "Suture of hints - before the name"

    Aiko Tezuka "Suture of hints - before the name"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2007-01-10 - 2007-04-22

    Aiko Tezuka creates unique sculptures of craft-like structures, using fabric and embroidery. These works are based on paintings, but go further. She creates a strange world by removing specific threads...More »

  • poster for 3rd Fuchu Biennale "Beauty and Value - 7 Artists of the Post-Bubble Generation"

    3rd Fuchu Biennale "Beauty and Value - 7 Artists of the Post-Bubble Generation"

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    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • 2006-10-21 - 2006-12-24

    The artists taking part in this biennale all began their artistic activities during the ten years following the bursting of the economic bubble Japan was in until 1990. The current age is one in which...More »

  • poster for "Chu Asai and the Kansai Bijutsuin" Exhibition

    "Chu Asai and the Kansai Bijutsuin" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-08-26 - 2006-10-09

    The exhibition will present 120 works that will retrace the history of the "Kansai Bijyutsu-in", now in its 100th year. Kansai Bijyutsu-in was set up by Chu Asai, a prominent figure in western style painting...More »

  • poster for Camille Claudel Exhibition

    Camille Claudel Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2006-07-23 - 2006-08-20

    Sculptor Camille Claudel (1864-1943) occupies a special place in the history of 19th century sculpture. Known as the student and lover of the great Auguste Rodin, her works show a fascinating sense of...More »

  • poster for The Kotaro Terada Collection: "Together with Art"

    The Kotaro Terada Collection: "Together with Art"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2006-04-29 - 2006-07-17

    This exhibition introduces viewers to the collection of Kotaro Terada, one of Japan's foremost collectors. Terada's activity as a collector was instigated by his establishing of West Shinjuku's Tokyo Opera...More »

  • poster for "The Era of Aodo Denzen" Exhibition

    "The Era of Aodo Denzen" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing
    • 2006-03-04 - 2006-04-16

    Along with Shiba Koukan, Aodo Denzen was known as one of the representative Western-style painters of the Edo Period. This exhibition will present 90 of his oil paintings and copperplate etchings, in addition...More »

  • poster for The Future of Painting - What is the Beauty of Modern Art?

    The Future of Painting - What is the Beauty of Modern Art?

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-12-10 - 2006-02-19

    This exhibition introduces 6 painters whose constant challenging of the boundaries of painting will give you an opportunity to think about the future of art painting.More »

  • poster for Masterpieces of Modern Belgian Art: The Simon Collection

    Masterpieces of Modern Belgian Art: The Simon Collection

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-10-15 - 2005-11-27

    52 oil paintings and 4 scupltures from the Simon Collection will be exhibited for the first time in Japan to introduce the history of modern art in Belgium. More »

  • poster for Picturing America - Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art

    Picturing America - Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2005-08-27 - 2005-10-02

    The Whitney Museum of American Art is located in the center of Manhattan, New York and is renowned for its superb collection of American Art. The museum provides numerous special exhibitions such as the...More »

  • poster for Paintings by Masaaki Yamada: Still life - Work - Color

    Paintings by Masaaki Yamada: Still life - Work - Color

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-06-18 - 2005-08-14

    Masaaki Yamada (b.1930; lives in Kunitachi) has been exploring the possibilities of paintings in post-war Japan. On exhibit are his early "Still Life" series, the well-known "stripe" paintings, and his...More »

  • poster for Warmth of Japanese Wood Prints

    Warmth of Japanese Wood Prints

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2005-04-28 - 2005-06-05

    After the Meiji era, Japanese wood prints evolved from the traditional Ukiyo-e into more abstract renditions through the efforts of Kiyochika Kobayashi and Kanae Yamamoto. Over the years, many artists...More »

  • poster for Flowers upon Flowers: Edo Period Paintings from the Fuchu Art Museum Collection and Related Works

    Flowers upon Flowers: Edo Period Paintings from the Fuchu Art Museum Collection and Related Works

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-03-12 - 2005-04-17

    Traditional flower paintings were all elegant and graceful. This changed in the latter Edo Period, however. Previously rendered in an almost dreamlike quality, the new artists expressed them in all their...More »

  • poster for The Second Fuchu Bienniale: For the Coming World

    The Second Fuchu Bienniale: For the Coming World

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • 2004-12-11 - 2005-02-27

    The aim of the Fuchu Bienniale is to find, nurture, and introduce emerging contemporary artists. The second bienniale " For the Coming World" presents works by eight Japanese artists who use communication...More »

  • Ushijima Noriyuki and Early Showa Paintings: Between the abstract and the representational

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2004-10-09 - 2004-11-28

    In this exhibition displays Noriyuki Ushijima's work, especially focused on the strain relationships between concreteness and abstraction. It doesn`t question a clear distinction between Japanese and Western...More »

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