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  • poster for Around The World 9

    Around The World 9

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • Shiraishi bldg. 1F, 1-22-29 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0022
    • Media: Illustration
    • Ends Today

    The 9th exhibition in this series presents works by illustrators, each of whom has created a piece inspired by a single country.More »

  • poster for Vajiko Chachkhiani “Moment In and Out of Time”

    Vajiko Chachkhiani “Moment In and Out of Time”

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    • at SCAI The Bathhouse
    • Kashiwayu-Ato, 6-1-23 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0001
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 3 days

    The young Georgian artist Vajiko Chachkhiani uses societal events as media in symbolic sculptures and installations. These works shed light on the deep inner psychology of the viewer while uncovering the...More »

  • poster for The History of Appreciating Swords in Japan

    The History of Appreciating Swords in Japan

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Product
    • Ends in 4 days

    Swords have a long history in Japan and have been admired as objects for more than 600 years. This thematic exhibition allows visitors to appreciate the different aspects of swords as they have come to...More »

  • poster for Yasuko Toyoshima + Eri Takayanagi + Yuki Okumura “Knowledge and Belief in the World”

    Yasuko Toyoshima + Eri Takayanagi + Yuki Okumura “Knowledge and Belief in the World”

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    • at Komagome Soko
    • 2-14-2 Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 173-0003
    • Media: Installation - Media Arts
    • Ends in 4 days

    Group exhibition by three artists who each take a unique approach in their work, using differing methodologies to design various structures expressing diverse subjects, concepts, systems as so forth. These...More »

  • poster for Tohoku University of Art and Design Graduation Exhibition [Tokyo Exhibition]

    Tohoku University of Art and Design Graduation Exhibition [Tokyo Exhibition]

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Prints - Sculpture - Installation - Fashion - Crafts
    • Starts Today, Ends in 5 days

    Here selected works from the Tohoku University of Art and Design Graduation Show are presented in Tokyo. This is a rare opportunity to see unique, large-scale dynamic works by graduates of this university...More »

  • poster for Kumagusu Minakata: An Informant-savant 100 Years Ahead of his Time

    Kumagusu Minakata: An Informant-savant 100 Years Ahead of his Time

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Graphics - Drawing - Sculpture - Talks
    • Ends in 11 days

    The late Kumagusu Minakata has long been known as a researcher who explored natural phenomena, but in recent years the vast body of work that he left behind has been re-evaluated and his role reconsidered...More »

  • poster for Lichen - A Fungi and Algae Composite

    Lichen - A Fungi and Algae Composite

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Photography - Video and Film
    • Ends in 11 days

    This exhibition shines the spotlight of the many forms and characteristics of lichen, an organism that is seen but rarely paid much attention at first glance. Approximately 70 exhibits have been carefully...More »

  • poster for Springtime Ukiyo-e Paintings

    Springtime Ukiyo-e Paintings

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    • at Hagurodo
    • 2F Yushima High Town, 4-6-11 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034
    • Media: Prints
    • Ends in 17 days

    Shunrin Katsukawa was an artist affiliated with the Katsukawa school of Japanese ukiyo-e art, of which Hokusai was also a member. At this time Katsukawa was active, ukiyo-e typically incorporated satirical...More »

  • poster for Makiko Furuichi “Thief of hand”

    Makiko Furuichi “Thief of hand”

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    • at Wish Less
    • 5-12-10 Tabata, Kita-ku, Tokyo 114-0014
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • Ends in 18 days

    The roots of Makiko Furuichi’s creative expression come from her teenage obsession with reading and drawing shojo manga - Japanese manga aimed at young girls - which is something she was deeply ashamed...More »

  • poster for Treasures from Ninnaji Temple and Omuro

    Treasures from Ninnaji Temple and Omuro

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 18 days

    Ninnaji, the head temple of the Omuro branch of the Shingon sect, was founded by the devotion of Emperor Koko in 886 (Ninna 2), and completed under the following Emperor Uda in 888 (Ninna 4). Subsequent...More »

  • poster for Miki Takada “January / Wind of a Month”

    Miki Takada “January / Wind of a Month”

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    • at Break Station Gallery, Ueno
    • Ueno Station Galleria 2F, 7-chome Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005
    • Media: Sculpture - Artist in Residence
    • Ends in 22 days

    The Toride Art Project is a “half agriculture, half art” focused artist-in-residence program. This exhibition presents the work of current resident artist Miki Takada and invites visitors to see how she...More »

  • poster for Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia

    Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Sculpture - Fashion - Crafts
    • Ends in 25 days

    The Arabian Peninsula has been intersected by trade routes since ancient times, acting as crossroads of diverse peoples and civilizations. This exhibition will, for the very first time in Japan, display...More »

  • poster for Showa × Tokyo Shitamachi Serenade: Yu Takita Exhibition

    Showa × Tokyo Shitamachi Serenade: Yu Takita Exhibition

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • 2-4-3 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Talks
    • Ends in 32 days

    Showa Era manga artist Yu Takita was born and raised in downtown Tokyo’s red light district. He rose to fame with “Terajima-cho kitan (Terajima neighborhood mysteries),” where he fondly depicted the lives...More »

  • poster for The Shining Boro – Cloth of Life

    The Shining Boro – Cloth of Life

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    • at Amuse Museum
    • 2-34-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032
    • Media: Fashion
    • Ends in 32 days

    In Aomori Prefecture, there were quilted cloths called “Bodo” or “Bodoko” made by sewing pieces of hemp and cotton cloth once worn by generations of ancestors. Bodoko were used as sheets to lie on during...More »

  • poster for The World of Yumeji Takehisa and Magazines - Great Media of Meiji, Taisho, Showa Era -

    The World of Yumeji Takehisa and Magazines - Great Media of Meiji, Taisho, Showa Era -

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    • at Takehisa Yumeji Museum
    • 2-4-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • Ends in 32 days

    Yumeji Takehisa began his career as an artist while still a student, after his work featured in the magazine “Chugakko sekai (The world of Junior High School)” in 1905. His work subsequently appeared in...More »

  • poster for Brueghel: 150 Years of an Artistic Dynasty

    Brueghel: 150 Years of an Artistic Dynasty

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 39 days

    The Brueghels were one of 16th- and 17th-century Europe’s most influential painting dynasties. Its patriarch, the innovative artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder, viewed reality objectively and portrayed ordinary...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 »

  • 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 KUAD Annual 2018: Schrödinger’s Cat

    KUAD Annual 2018: Schrödinger’s Cat

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Nihonga - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Starts in 2 days

    Displaying works by 23 individuals and one seven-person team selected from the undergraduate and graduate schools of Kyoto University of Art and Design by professor Kataoka. These works represent a wide...More »

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