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  • poster for Brian DeGraw “Solarium Demos”

    Brian DeGraw “Solarium Demos”

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    • at Wish Less
    • 5-12-10 Tabata, Kita-ku, Tokyo 114-0014
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • Ends Today

    Featuring the work of artist and musician Brian DeGraw. Wish Less gallery has worked with Brian to produce a limited edition of thirty 7- inch records featuring his new solo “Solarium Demos” recordings....More »

  • poster for Neogenesis III, Chapter 5: Noah’s Ark and The Tower of Babel

    Neogenesis III, Chapter 5: Noah’s Ark and The Tower of Babel

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    • at Gallery Maruhi
    • 2-33-1, Nezu, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0031
    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • Ends Today

    Makeup artist-turned-sculptor Masato Ishige presents a statue of The Tower of Babel integrating the human body with its architecture while former landscape artist Takuma Nakagaki has created a wooden sculpture...More »

  • poster for Ryosuke Muroi “Super Dike / Space Dike”

    Ryosuke Muroi “Super Dike / Space Dike”

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    • at Space Dike
    • 2-18-4 Nihonzutsumi, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0022
    • Media: Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Talks
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    Taking its name from a local dike on the Sumida river, these works consider concepts of sculpture and space.More »

  • poster for Yankoma “20001”

    Yankoma “20001”

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    • at Mograg Gallery
    • 1-5-1 Motoasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0041
    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Party
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    These multiple-monitor video installations, sculptures, and other works envision stories 19,000 years in the future, when the logic and laws of the world are different. More »

  • poster for Eishi Miyajima Exhibition

    Eishi Miyajima Exhibition

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    • at Hagurodo
    • 2F Yushima High Town, 4-6-11 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 6 days

    Exhibiting Chinese-style calligraphy by Eishi Miyajima, an artist inspired by the master Yan Zhenqing, featured in an exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum.More »

  • poster for Reciprocal Reliance

    Reciprocal Reliance

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    • at SCAI The Bathhouse
    • Kashiwayu-Ato, 6-1-23 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0001
    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts
    • Ends in 6 days

    “Reciprocal Reliance” is a group exhibition by French artists Anne-Charlotte Finel, Enzo Mianes, and Anne-Charlotte Yver. The exhibition reflects on our era of diversity, in which every city develops and...More »

  • poster for Wandering into the Rabbit Hole

    Wandering into the Rabbit Hole

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    • at Former Museum Zoo Station
    • 13-23 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Installation - Talks
    • Ends in 7 days

    These installations let you experience stories based on research conducted in Ueno. Performer Shirotama Hitsujiya has transcribed original tales voiced by people in the Ueno Park area while stage artist...More »

  • poster for Absolute Cats 14

    Absolute Cats 14

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • Shiraishi bldg. 1F, 1-22-29 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0022
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Nihonga - Crafts
    • Ends in 10 days
  • poster for Euske Oiwa “Slow Actor”

    Euske Oiwa “Slow Actor”

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    • at Komagome Soko
    • 2-14-2 Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 173-0003
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Party - Talks
    • Ends in 13 days

    Euske Oiwa is an upcoming artist in the Japanese contemporary art scene. He has received several prizes, including the 2017 CAF Overseas Study Subsidy. His installations composed of various media such...More »

  • poster for Meiji Era 150th Anniversary “The 1000 Technologies That Changed Japan”

    Meiji Era 150th Anniversary “The 1000 Technologies That Changed Japan”

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Photography - Product
    • Ends in 14 days

    2018 marks 150 years since the start of the Meiji Era. Over 600 valuable pieces of technology that changed Japan have been gathered from universities, research centers, and companies throughout the country...More »

  • poster for  Secrets of Screen Paintings: Wind God and Thunder God and Flowering Plants of Summer and Autumn

    Secrets of Screen Paintings: Wind God and Thunder God and Flowering Plants of Summer and Autumn

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga - Video and Film
    • Ends in 35 days

    Were you aware that the masterpiece of Hoitsu Sakai’s later years, “Flowering Plants of Summer and Autumn,” was actually painted on the rear-side of a folding screen per a request Hoitsu received? The...More »

  • poster for Doigahama Site Exhibition

    Doigahama Site Exhibition

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Photography - Crafts
    • Ends in 35 days

    Doigahama is a burial site in Yamaguchi Prefecture that dates back from the Yayoi period. This exhibition features important findings that detail the origins of the Japanese people. More »

  • poster for 60 Years of Baron Yoshimoto

    60 Years of Baron Yoshimoto

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • 2-4-3 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Illustration - Manga - Talks
    • Ends in 42 days

    The manga artist Baron Yoshimoto debuted in 1959 and rode the “gekiga” dramatic manga wave of the ‘60s and ‘70s. His well-known works include the series “Jukyoden” about the scintillating adventures of...More »

  • poster for Boro – Real Astonishment

    Boro – Real Astonishment

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    • at Amuse Museum
    • 2-34-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032
    • Media: Photography - Fashion
    • Ends in 42 days

    With this exhibition, “boro” garments are hung among 34 photos newly published by Kyoichi Tsuzuki (the photographer and author of “Boro Rags and Tatters from the Far North of Japan” released in 2009 when...More »

  • poster for Yumeji Takehisa’s Bijins

    Yumeji Takehisa’s Bijins

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    • at Takehisa Yumeji Museum
    • 2-4-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Photography
    • Ends in 42 days
  • poster for Lineage of Eccentrics: The Miraculous World of Edo Painting

    Lineage of Eccentrics: The Miraculous World of Edo Painting

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga
    • Ends in 49 days

    This exhibition, based on art historian Nobuo Tsuji’s 1970 book, Lineage of Eccentrics, will be the definitive examination of “eccentric paintings” of the Edo period. Appearing in one venue will be major...More »

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Permanent events

  • poster for "Boro" Exhibition

    "Boro" Exhibition

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    • at Amuse Museum
    • 2-34-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032
    • Media: Product - Fashion

    "Boro" is now becoming an international phrase, originated from Japanese snowy north area, meaning the patched clothes that people back then used for many generations in a household by adding stitches...More »

  • poster for Architectonica

    Architectonica

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    • at Koishikawa Annex, The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
    • 3-7-1 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0001
    • Media: Architecture

    This exhibition looks at the how the concepts of architecture are expanding through examples of academic research. From models to life-sized spaces, architectural study materials to ethnological research...More »

  • NMWA Museum Collection

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture

    The NMWA was established in 1959 around the core Matsukata Collection as Japan’s museum specializing in Western art. The galleries feature pre-18th century paintings including those by Ritzos, Van Cleve,...More »

  • Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall Permanent Exhibit

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    • at Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall
    • 1-4-24, Ikenohata, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0008
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Ceramics

    Works, studies, sketches, ceramics, kimonos, artworks by friends, letters, bamboo crafts, and other belongings of Yokoyama Taikan are on display. Exhibits will change every three months. Closed during...More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Hayashi Tadamasa: The Paris Art Dealer Who Promoted Japonisme

    Hayashi Tadamasa: The Paris Art Dealer Who Promoted Japonisme

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Drawing - Prints - Party
    • Starts in 2 days

    Tadamasa Hayashi (1853–1906) was the first Japanese individual to trade in Japanese art in the West. Having learned French in his native country, he attended the 1878 Paris Exposition Universelle, or World’s...More »

  • poster for Le Corbusier and the Age of Purism

    Le Corbusier and the Age of Purism

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Product - Video and Film
    • Starts in 2 days

    The Main Building of the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo was designed by Le Corbusier (1887-1965), one of the 20th century’s greatest architects. The building was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage...More »

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