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  • 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 »

  • poster for Noriyoshi Ohrai “The Illustrator”

    Noriyoshi Ohrai “The Illustrator”

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Illustration
    • Ends in 18 days

    Noriyoshi Ohrai is known as the illustrator behind artwork featured in the “Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back” and “Godzilla” series film posters. Marvel at approximately 250 original works...More »

  • poster for 66th Tokyo University of Art Graduation Works Exhibitions

    66th Tokyo University of Art Graduation Works Exhibitions

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga
    • Starts in 11 days

    This series of exhibitions spread across the Tokyo University of Art Ueno campus, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, The University Art Museum, and the Masaki Memorial Gallery features works by students...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 »

  • poster for Hikaru Suzuki “Montage”

    Hikaru Suzuki “Montage”

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    • at KayokoYuki
    • 2-14-2 Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 173-0003
    • Media: Video and Film - Party
    • Ends in 18 days

    Hikaru Suzuki’s films interspersing fiction and reality are “self documentaries” shot in his native Fukushima Prefecture and current residence of Berlin. “Mr. S & Doraemon” (2012) is a diary-like account...More »

  • poster for Masaaki Miyasako “Reading Between the Lines”

    Masaaki Miyasako “Reading Between the Lines”

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Ends Today

    Masaaki Miyasako received the Inten Award for his paintings featuring classical reverse-coloring techniques with people and nature depicted from a contemporary perspective. He became a member of the prestigious...More »

  • “Tobira Project Forum: The Sruggle of Art Communicators - Successes and Failures” Talk Event

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Talks
    • Starts in 17 days

    Tobira Project is a program co-organized by Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and Tokyo University of the Arts to foster community through art. Art communicators - known as “tobira” - are selected from the...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 67 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 Mami Hirano “Revive a Unicorn”

    Mami Hirano “Revive a Unicorn”

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    • at Gallery Maruhi
    • 2-33-1, Nezu, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0031
    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • Ends in 4 days

    In her first solo exhibition, Mami Hirano presents “Revive a Unicorn,” a work that was previously shown at Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu as part of Gifu Land of Clear Waters Art Festival in April 2017. The...More »

  • poster for Yukio Umehara Retirement Exhibition

    Yukio Umehara Retirement Exhibition

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Media: Nihonga
    • Ends tomorrow

    This exhibition looks back on the career of Yukio Umehara, a painter and professor at Tokyo University of the Arts for the past 20 years. Umehara is his known for Nihonga paintings depicting subjects such...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
    • Starts in 6 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 »

  • poster for Ancient Civilization of the Andes

    Ancient Civilization of the Andes

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 32 days

    The Ancient Civilization of the Andes exhibition examines several cultures, spotlighting the myths and religious beliefs their influences have brought about, the superior technology that allowed them to...More »

  • poster for The Oldest Stone Tools and Handaxes - The Dawn of Design

    The Oldest Stone Tools and Handaxes - The Dawn of Design

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    • at University Museum, The University of Tokyo
    • 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 11 days

    Africa, and Ethiopia in particular, has produced some of the best fossil records in the world when it comes to human evolution and the dawn of civilization. In this exhibition, based on the findings of...More »

  • poster for New Year’s Celebration at the Tokyo National Museum

    New Year’s Celebration at the Tokyo National Museum

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga
    • Ends in 11 days

    2018 is the Year of the Dog. To celebrate the New Year, this thematic exhibition features works of art with dog motifs, selected masterpieces, kimonos with auspicious patterns, and more. On January 2...More »

  • Hokusai and Japonisme

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7, Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Talks
    • Ends in 11 days

    In the latter half of the 19th century, Western artists were fascinated by the new expression they found in Japanese art, and this led to the phenomenon known as Japonisme. It was the genius ukiyo-e artist...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 46 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 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 39 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 Architecture on Paper: Architectural Drawings of Japan 1970s-1990s

    Architecture on Paper: Architectural Drawings of Japan 1970s-1990s

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    • at National Archives of Modern Architecture
    • 4-6-15 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8553
    • Media: Drawing - Architecture - Talks
    • Ends in 18 days

    Architectural drawings are what are commonly referred to as “plans.” They may take the form of preliminary sketches, design drawings, construction drawings, or beautifully colored and shaded presentation...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 46 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 Action at Dawn

    Action at Dawn

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    • at Komagome Soko
    • 2-14-2 Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 173-0003
    • Media: Drawing - Installation - Animation - Performance Art - Party
    • Ends in 10 days

    The six individuals participating in this show are all much anticipated artists of the next generation. In this vein, the dawn expressed in the title of this exhibition refers to a point in time when the...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 67 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 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
    • Starts in 9 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 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 67 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 »

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