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  • poster for How to live #2 at Roppongi

    How to live #2 at Roppongi

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    • at Shugoarts
    • 2F Complex665, 6-5-24 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • Ends tomorrow

    This exhibition comes after How to live #1 at Sagamihara. Curation by Masaya Chiba with text by Jitsuzo Takeda. Featuring artists Atsushi Yamamoto and Yoshiro Hatori. Venue:Art Laboratory Hashimoto...More »

  • poster for Kazuma Ogata ”Guff Tong”

    Kazuma Ogata ”Guff Tong”

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    • at Clear Edition & Gallery
    • Kishida Bldg. 2F, 7-18-8 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • Ends tomorrow
  • poster for Nobuyoshi Araki “Love-Dream, Love-Nothing”

    Nobuyoshi Araki “Love-Dream, Love-Nothing”

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    • at Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
    • 3F Complex665, 6-5-24 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends tomorrow

    This solo exhibition– Araki’s twenty-sixth with Taka Ishii Gallery, though his first at the new Tokyo space in complex665 that opened in October 2016– presents 99 new works consisting mainly of monochromes...More »

  • poster for Take Ninagawa 10th Anniversary

    Take Ninagawa 10th Anniversary

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    • at Take Ninagawa
    • 2-12-4 Shinei Bldg.1F, Higashi-azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0044
    • Media: Party
    • Ends tomorrow
  • poster for Tomoko Konoike + Nynke Koster “Dialogue”

    Tomoko Konoike + Nynke Koster “Dialogue”

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    • at Gallery MoMo Projects
    • 2F 6-2-6 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Animation
    • Ends tomorrow

    Aiming to create dialogues among viewers and the artworks, this exhibition will consist of three video works by Tomoko Konoike and a large-scale rubber sculpture by Nynke Koster. Two animations drawn by...More »

  • poster for Noel Freibert + Leon Sadler “Memories from the emptied out field”

    Noel Freibert + Leon Sadler “Memories from the emptied out field”

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    • at Calm & Punk Gallery
    • Asai Bldg. 1F, 1-15-15 Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0031
    • Media: Painting - Manga - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 2 days

    Known for their respect for story, Noel Freibert and Leon Sadler have garnered many fans in the overseas underground comic scene creating work that is progressive and goes against the grain and yet sensitive....More »

  • poster for Ruri Iwata Exhibition

    Ruri Iwata Exhibition

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    • at Savoir Vivre
    • 3F Axis Bldg., 5-17-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Ceramics
    • Ends in 2 days

    Ruri Iwata’s skillfully created sculptures amply demonstrate the warm, cool, hard, and soft properties of glass. More »

  • poster for The 21st Japan Media Arts Festival Exhibition of Award-Winning Works

    The 21st Japan Media Arts Festival Exhibition of Award-Winning Works

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8558
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Manga - Installation - Video and Film - Animation - Media Arts - Workshops - Talks
    • Ends in 2 days

    The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Japanese: Media Geijutsu) that honors outstanding works from a diverse range of media - from animation and comics to media art and...More »

  • poster for Yuki Inoue “salaMandala / Ride”

    Yuki Inoue “salaMandala / Ride”

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    • at Roppongi Hills A/D Gallery
    • Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 3F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6155
    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • Ends in 2 days

    Yuki Inoue is a modern artist who produces formative works and sculptures using salamanders as the primary motif. With the core theme of “evolution,” Inoue overlays Japanese tradition and practices over...More »

  • poster for Jeong-hui Go “Soaring vol. 3”

    Jeong-hui Go “Soaring vol. 3”

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    • at Azabujuban Gallery
    • 1-7-2-1F Azabu-juban, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0045
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for Handmade Dishes and Japanese Confections

    Handmade Dishes and Japanese Confections

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    • at Tokyo Midtown Design Hub
    • 5th floor, Midtown Tower, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6205
    • Media: Sculpture - Product - Talks
    • Ends in 4 days

    For this exhibition students of Musashino Art University’s Craft Course have combined their ceramic creations with Japanese “wagashi” confections by traditional sweets maker Toraya. The exhibition not...More »

  • poster for Aaron Siskind Exhibition

    Aaron Siskind Exhibition

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    • at Taka Ishii Gallery Photography/Film
    • 2F Axis Bldg., 5-17-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 8 days

    This exhibition, which will be Siskind’s first solo show with Taka Ishii Gallery, will feature nine works selected from images shot in the 1950s and 1960s and the series “Homage to Franz Kline” produced...More »

  • poster for Ayako Nakamura

    Ayako Nakamura

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    • at Hideharu Fukasaku Gallery Roppongi
    • 1F Fukasaku Ophthalmological Clinic Bldg., 7-8-9 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 8 days

    This exhibition is centered around the peculiar theme of the working rabbit. More »

  • poster for Be There

    Be There

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    • at Ota Fine Arts
    • Piramide Bldg 3F, 6-6-9 Roppongi Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Installation
    • Ends in 8 days

    “Be There” is a group exhibition featuring artworks that connote socio-political messages. The title is a slogan used to encourage people to participate in demonstrations and other political and social...More »

  • poster for Daniel Arsham “Color Shadows”

    Daniel Arsham “Color Shadows”

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    • at Gallery Perrotin Tokyo
    • Piramide Bldg. 1F, 6-6-9 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Installation - Party
    • Ends in 8 days

    Daniel Arsham, since 2013, has transformed a variety of moderncultural objects – with obsolescence built into their DNA – into crumbling relics. Through the evolution of his Fictional Archeology series,...More »

  • poster for H.o “Ghosts in the Digital Realm”

    H.o “Ghosts in the Digital Realm”

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    • at Art & Science Gallery Lab AXIOM
    • 5-9-20 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 160-0032
    • Media: Media Arts
    • Ends in 8 days

    What is a “ghost”? Historically, people have beheld, awestruck and frightened, external “apparitions,” while simultaneously meditating on the internal “soul” of the individual. Science and technology have...More »

  • poster for Kishio Suga “Expanded Self-Space”

    Kishio Suga “Expanded Self-Space”

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    • at Tomio Koyama Gallery
    • 2F Complex665, 6-5-24 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 8 days

    Kishio Suga is a central member of the art movement Mono-ha that took place from the late 1960s to the 1970s, and has continued to develop his own distinct practice as one of the leading figures in Postwar...More »

  • poster for The Glass that Gallé Adored — Glass from the Qing Imperial Collection

    The Glass that Gallé Adored — Glass from the Qing Imperial Collection

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    • at Suntory Museum of Art
    • Tokyo Mid-town Garden Side, 9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8643
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 9 days

    The origins of glass production in China lie deep in the past, in the late Spring and Autumn period and the Warring States period (500 BCE to 300 BCE). The glass created then was usually crafted into bi...More »

  • poster for Patrick Roger “Travels Travel(ler)”

    Patrick Roger “Travels Travel(ler)”

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    • at 21_21 Design Sight
    • Tokyo Midtown, 9-7-6 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 10 days

    Patrick Roger, awarded the title of Meilleur Ouvrier de France(MOF), the highest honor for a chocolatier, is an artist as well. His first exhibition in Japan, curated and designed by the architect Lina...More »

  • poster for Nerhol “Representation”

    Nerhol “Representation”

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    • at Yutaka Kikutake Gallery
    • 2F Piramide Bldg., 6-6-9 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • Ends in 13 days

    Artist duo Nerhol, consisting of Ryuta Iida and Yoshihisa Tanaka, will hold their latest exhibition “Representation”. People, roadside trees, animals, water, digital images and video have all been material...More »

  • poster for Naohisa Hara “Mirage IV”

    Naohisa Hara “Mirage IV”

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    • at PGI
    • 3F TKB Bldg., 2-3-4 Higashi-azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0044
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 15 days

    Naohisa Hara is a photographer best known for his 8×10 large format documentation of the ever-changing cityscapes of Europe, including Paris and Italy’s mountain villages. More recently, however, he’s...More »

  • poster for Yoko Ikeda “Crystalline”

    Yoko Ikeda “Crystalline”

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    • at Gallery Art Unlimited
    • 1-26-4-3F Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 15 days

    Thirty new works by Yoko Ikeda, winner of the 32nd Higashikawa Photography New Comer’s Award. Capturing innocuous moments from travels and everyday life, Ikeda’s works present an awareness of the ambiguity...More »

  • poster for Henk Visch “At the Edges of the Cultivated Land”

    Henk Visch “At the Edges of the Cultivated Land”

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    • at Wako Works of Art
    • Piramide Bldg 3F, 6-6-9 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Party
    • Ends in 22 days

    “At the Edges of the Cultivated Land,” the Dutch artist Henk Visch’s seventh solo show with the gallery, includes 12 sculptures and 20 drawings. For sculptural works he incorporates bronze, aluminum, iron,...More »

  • poster for Naohiro Harada “The Third Room”

    Naohiro Harada “The Third Room”

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    • at Zen Foto Gallery
    • Piramide Bldg 2F, 6-6-9 Roppongi Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Photography - Party
    • Starts Today, Ends in 22 days

    Harada portrayed the flickering of humanity in between light and shadow in his previous work “Drifting”, his first solo exhibition at Zen Foto. This time in “The Third Room”, Harada focused on the subconsciousness...More »

  • poster for Tatsuo Kawaguchi “Relation – Lead Envelope”

    Tatsuo Kawaguchi “Relation – Lead Envelope”

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    • at Snow Contemporary
    • 404 Hayano Bldg., 2-13-12 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0031
    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • Ends in 22 days

    Tatsuo Kawaguchi began the “Relation – Seeds” series in 1982. He originally created his sculptures using plant seeds with copper, but changed the material to lead, a metal impermeable to radiation, after...More »

  • poster for Akihisa Hirata “Discovering New”

    Akihisa Hirata “Discovering New”

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    • at Gallery Ma
    • 3F Toto Nogizaka bldg., 1-24-3 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
    • Ends in 23 days

    Akihisa Hirata views architecture as a “creative life-giving activity” and has worked to create architecture that takes plant life, animal life, and the climate into consideration. Hirata believes any...More »

  • poster for Lines and Shapes, Lines and Spaces – The Bamboo Work of Rokansai Iizuka and Chikuunsai Tanabe

    Lines and Shapes, Lines and Spaces – The Bamboo Work of Rokansai Iizuka and Chikuunsai Tanabe

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    • at Musee Tomo
    • Nishikubo Bldg., 4-1-35 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 24 days

    Bamboo artists work with the special qualities of pliant yet sturdy bamboo to weave, plait and shape it into forms. These forms are constructed out of diverse “lines” made of split bamboo strips, and by...More »

  • poster for The Colors of Urushi – From Jet Black to Gold and Silver

    The Colors of Urushi – From Jet Black to Gold and Silver

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    • at Sen-Oku Hakuko Kan
    • 1-5-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Ends in 24 days

    Urushi lacquer is one of Japan’s most important arts and crafts. Its many forms, including gold-and-silver powder maki-e, inlaid seashells, and seven-colored raden mother-of-pearl have enriched people’s...More »

  • poster for A Titan of Showa Era Photography: The Work of Tadahiko Hayashi as a Narrative on His Times

    A Titan of Showa Era Photography: The Work of Tadahiko Hayashi as a Narrative on His Times

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    • at Fujifilm Square
    • West 1F, Tokyo Midtown, 9-7-3 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 39 days

    Known for his portraits of the authors Osamu Dazai and Ango Sakaguchi, Tadahiko Hayashi relaunched his career in the immediate postwar era from Ginza, riding the wave of the kasutori * magazine boom, and...More »

  • poster for Graphic Design in Japan 2018

    Graphic Design in Japan 2018

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    • at Tokyo Midtown Design Hub
    • 5th floor, Midtown Tower, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6205
    • Media: Graphics
    • Ends in 39 days

    To commemorate the publication of the design annual “Graphic Design in Japan 2018” first published in 1981, Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA) showcases a total of 300 pieces of work and video...More »

  • poster for Jouji Yasuda Exhibition

    Jouji Yasuda Exhibition

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    • at SFT Gallery
    • 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8558
    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • Ends in 59 days

    Joji Yasuda creates familiar animals from wood and cloth. The animals he creates exude a warmth but also imbue a wild nobility. Each creation is not merely adorable but is also a show of respect for nature...More »

  • poster for Derek Besant “An Atmosphere of Shadows”

    Derek Besant “An Atmosphere of Shadows”

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    • at Embassy of Canada Prince Takamado Gallery
    • 7-3-38 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8503
    • Media: Prints
    • Ends in 70 days

    The exhibit features contemporary images reflecting metaphors of turbulent life that everyone experiences. The stability and endurance of the human spirit against these forces creates an animated installation...More »

  • poster for Louvre Museum Exhibition

    Louvre Museum Exhibition

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8558
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Product - Crafts - Talks
    • Ends in 73 days

    Portraits depicting the likeness of people have a long history in the arts. This exhibition showcases 110 works from all eight departments of the Louvre Museum. On exhibit in Japan after a 27-year hiatus...More »

  • poster for Japan in Architecture: Genealogies of Its Transformation

    Japan in Architecture: Genealogies of Its Transformation

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6150
    • Media: Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Product - Talks
    • Ends in 87 days

    From Kengo Kuma to Yoshio Taniguchi to Kazuyo Sejima and others, numerous Japanese architects are practicing all over the world. Behind their work perhaps we can find uniquely Japanese architectural aesthetics...More »

  • MAM Collection 007: Invisible Cities

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6150
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 87 days

    “Invisible Cities” is taken from the fantasy novel of the same name (Le città invisibili) by Italo Calvino, in which Marco Polo describes to Kublai Khan the amazing cities he has observed and heard about...More »

  • MAM Project 025: Apichatpong Weerasethakul + Tsuyoshi Hisakado

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6150
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 87 days

    Presenting “Synchronicity,” a brand-new video installation collaboration between globally renowned film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970 in Bangkok), and Hisakado Tsuyoshi (b. 1981 in Kyoto),...More »

  • MAM Screen 008: Akino Kondo

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6150
    • Media: Video and Film
    • Ends in 87 days

    New York-based Akino Kondo (b. 1980) has employed a diverse range of techniques including manga, animation, drawing, oil painting and essays to construct a highly original expressive realm. Fusing people...More »

  • poster for Toru Ishii + Ai Makita  “Shuttlecock”

    Toru Ishii + Ai Makita “Shuttlecock”

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    • at ANA InterContinental Tokyo
    • 1-12-33 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • Ends in 87 days

    Toru Ishii aims to examine the value of today’s innovative traditional art. Just as the Ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints) masters from the Edo period vividly portrayed ordinary people’s lives, Ishii...More »

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Permanent events

  • poster for Zojoji Temple Treasures

    Zojoji Temple Treasures

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    • at Zojoji Temple
    • 4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011
    • Media: Drawing

    Displaying the treasures of Zojoji Temple, with the highlight being a 1/10th-sized model of the Daiden Main Hall from the British Royal Collection.More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Yukinori Maeda “Splashed Ink Chii Ryugu Sansui-zu”

    Yukinori Maeda “Splashed Ink Chii Ryugu Sansui-zu”

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    • at Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
    • 3F Complex665, 6-5-24 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation
    • Starts in 8 days

    “Ryugu” or dragon palaces, the imaginary places where the “ryujin” or dragon gods reside, are said to be deep in caves or the bottom of the ocean or in a far away place beyond the horizon. The artist calls...More »

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