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  • poster for Christina Suen “Visual Documentation of My Grandma’s Stories”

    Christina Suen “Visual Documentation of My Grandma’s Stories”

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    • at Mograg Gallery
    • 1-5-1 Motoasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0041
    • Media: Illustration
    • Ends tomorrow

    A series of illustrations inspired by stories told by the artist’s 86-year-old grandmother.More »

  • poster for Realism of Sculpture - A Reek of Horniness

    Realism of Sculpture - A Reek of Horniness

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    • at Minna no Gallery
    • 2F, 4-14-3 Higashi Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0015
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends tomorrow

    Ichitaka Kamij’s last exhibition of his skillfully crafted realistic sculptures was in Kyoto in 2015, making this solo exhibit his first since then and his first ever in Tokyo. [Related Event] Talk...More »

  • poster for Literary Master Kyoka Izumi x Ball-jointed Dolls

    Literary Master Kyoka Izumi x Ball-jointed Dolls

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

    Non-mechanical and yet uncannily lifelike, ball-jointed dolls have a certain mystery about them. Ryo Yoshida is a pioneering maker of ball-jointed dolls who, along with artists who have learned from him,...More »

  • poster for Michelangelo and the Ideal Body

    Michelangelo and the Ideal Body

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Architecture
    • Ends in 2 days

    Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) was called a god-like artist for his mastery of all three major artistic forms – sculpture, painting and architecture. His Sistine Chapel ceiling’s image of the Creation...More »

  • poster for The 3rd Japan Wood Sculpture Association Exhibition

    The 3rd Japan Wood Sculpture Association Exhibition

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 2 days

    Venue: GalleryMore »

  • poster for The Books That Changed The World

    The Books That Changed The World

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 2 days

    An exhibition of selected rare books from Kanazawa Institute of Technology’s “The Dawn of Science and Technology” collection. Over 100 books featuring the discoveries and scientific technologies that changed...More »

  • poster for Taiwan Photography Now (Inside/Outside)

    Taiwan Photography Now (Inside/Outside)

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 7 days

    The eight Taiwanese photographers featured in this exhibit are relatively unknown in Japan. Even as Asian countries have become homogenized under globalization, when closely examined there are many differences...More »

  • poster for Takuro Noguchi Exhibition

    Takuro Noguchi Exhibition

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    • at Toki-no-Wasuremono
    • Las Casas, 5-4-1 Hon-komagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0021
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • Ends in 7 days
  • poster for Daichi Takagi “Aspect”

    Daichi Takagi “Aspect”

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    • at KayokoYuki
    • 2-14-2 Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 173-0003
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • Ends in 8 days

    Takagi has created oil paintings composed of flatly painted colors and shapes while employing sceneries and still life art as his motifs. His painting provides the impression of a closed space like a cave,...More »

  • poster for Yoshimi Saito “Daily Mandala”

    Yoshimi Saito “Daily Mandala”

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    • at Wish Less
    • 5-12-10 Tabata, Kita-ku, Tokyo 114-0014
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Ceramics
    • Ends in 8 days

    Wish Less Gallery presents Yoshimi Saito’s solo exhibition ‘Daily Mandala’. Initially, Saito’s art gives an impression of “kawaii” and cuteness but closer inspection reveals a strange fantasy world. The...More »

  • poster for Bento—Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating

    Bento—Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Drawing - Photography - Architecture - Installation - Product - Video and Film - Sound - Workshops - Talks
    • Ends in 16 days

    From picnic meals to our daily lunchbox, the bento (a Japanese-style meal-in-a-box) is part of the fabric of everyday life in Japan. Sometimes they are communally eaten, such as those prepared for picnics...More »

  • poster for Foujita: A Retrospective – Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his Death

    Foujita: A Retrospective – Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his Death

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • Ends in 16 days

    Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968)—a leading artist of the Ecole de Paris. Born in 19th-century Japan, Foujita spent about half of his 80 some years in France and eventually took French citizenship...More »

  • poster for Insects

    Insects

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Photography - Installation - Workshops - Talks
    • Ends in 16 days

    “Insect” is the first special exhibition held by the National Museum of Nature and Science with the theme of insects. It introduces insects’ multifarious body structures, abilities, and behaviors not only...More »

  • poster for Koichi Nishiyama “Not to Disappear”

    Koichi Nishiyama “Not to Disappear”

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    • at Hagiso
    • 3-10-25 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0001
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 16 days

    Venue: Hagi Art [Related Event] Talk Event “Architecture and Everyday Life” Date and Time: 9/14 (Fri) 19:00 Speaker: Akio Nagashima (Editor) Fee: ¥500 (including 1 drink)More »

  • poster for The Expertise of Specimen Preparation

    The Expertise of Specimen Preparation

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Manga
    • Ends in 64 days

    Starting with the question “What is a specimen?” this exhibition introduces the little-known techniques used by the biology, botany, geology, anthropology, and Science & Engineering Departments 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 190 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 »

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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 Dramatic! Gorgeous! Hardboiled! 50 Years of Yukari Ichijo

    Dramatic! Gorgeous! Hardboiled! 50 Years of Yukari Ichijo

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • 2-4-3 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Illustration - Manga - Talks
    • Starts in 7 days

    Since her debut in 1968, manga artist Yukari Ichijo has been telling popularly acclaimed dramatic stories with fantastic settings and wild-hearted, bad-girl protagonists who break the molds of shojo (girls’)...More »

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