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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 Fear in Painting

    Fear in Painting

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • Ends in 54 days

    The general consensus as to how we view paintings suggests that our feelings and responses are based on what we see in terms of color, overall atmosphere, methods of expression, and the like. However,...More »

  • poster for Natsuyuki Nakanishi Exhibition

    Natsuyuki Nakanishi Exhibition

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    • at SCAI The Bathhouse
    • Kashiwayu-Ato, 6-1-23 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0001
    • Media: Installation - Party
    • Ends in 4 days

    Produced in 2013, Natsuni Nakanishi’s “Touching Down on Land and Touching Down on Water XIV: Itsuura Coast” is modeled after Rokkakudo, a small hexagonal temple erected on the edge of Itsuura Coast in...More »

  • poster for Unkei - The Great Master of Buddhist Sculpture

    Unkei - The Great Master of Buddhist Sculpture

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 33 days

    There is no Buddhist sculptor better known than Unkei in Japan. With his extraordinary artistic talent, he led a new era in sculptural expression, creating realistic works that appear before the viewer...More »

  • poster for Kai Mihara “Recalling the day when I got struck by lighting and died”

    Kai Mihara “Recalling the day when I got struck by lighting and died”

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    • at Space Dike
    • 2-18-4 Nihonzutsumi, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0022
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation - Video and Film - Party - Talks
    • Ends in 5 days

    Solo exhibition by Kai Mihara composed of his latest works from the series “Distance from death,” which has been working on continuously in recent years. [Related Events] Opening Party & Zekk Theater...More »

  • poster for Haikara-san ga Toru (Mademoiselle Anne):” Taisho Girls & The World of Waki Yamato!

    Haikara-san ga Toru (Mademoiselle Anne):” Taisho Girls & The World of Waki Yamato!

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • 2-4-3 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Manga - Photography - Video and Film - Talks
    • Ends in 61 days

    Girls who ride pushbikes and wear patterned kimonos with traditional hakama, lace-up boots, and big bows in their hair… This is the adorably cute “hakama” style that was popular with young women during...More »

  • poster for Yanesen Mapping

    Yanesen Mapping

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

    Multiple illustrators present works mapping out the unique gourmet and cultural scene to be enjoyed in Tokyo’s Yanesen area, made up of the Yanaka, Nezu, Sendagi neighborhoods. More »

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    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 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 117 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 Grand Exhibition on the Silk Road “SOSin-DENSin Clone Cultural Property: Revitalization of Lost Time”

    The Grand Exhibition on the Silk Road “SOSin-DENSin Clone Cultural Property: Revitalization of Lost Time”

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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 - Sculpture - Workshops - Talks
    • Ends in 2 days

    Exhibiting “cloned” cultural treasures from the Silk Road in danger of damage or destruction that have been replicated and restored by Tokyo University of the Arts. These works including Bamiyan Buddha...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 152 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 Shuzo Takiguchi and Marcel Duchamp

    Shuzo Takiguchi and Marcel Duchamp

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    • at Toki-no-Wasuremono
    • Las Casas, 5-4-1 Hon-komagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0021
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Talks
    • Starts Today, Ends in 4 days

    Ten works by Shuzo Takiguchi including drawings, watercolors, and “Duchampian Analects.”More »

  • poster for Treading on Shadows: The Ceramics and Sculptures of Hideko Iwakuni

    Treading on Shadows: The Ceramics and Sculptures of Hideko Iwakuni

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    • at Higure 17-15 CAS (Contemporary Art Studio)
    • 3-17-15 Nishinippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116-0013
    • Media: Sculpture - Ceramics - Party
    • Ends in 6 days

    Ceramics and sculpture by the Hideko Iwakuni, a 70 year-old artist who lives in a renovated 130 year-old Japanese farmhouse with her partner Keiko. Iwakuni, who has been a trailblazing socially conscious...More »

  • poster for Izumi “Play”

    Izumi “Play”

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    • at Gallery Hanakagesho
    • Lain Nezu 202, 1-1-14 Nezu, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0031
    • Media: Ceramics
    • Ends in 5 days

    This exhibition on the theme of play will focus primarily on ceramic “netsuke” - Japanese miniature sculptures that traditionally served a practical function, such as to fasten a pouch to a garment. It...More »

  • poster for The Living Treasures of France

    The Living Treasures of France

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Sculpture - Product - Fashion - Crafts
    • Ends in 33 days

    Modeled on the Japanese certification of a “Living National Treasure,” the French equivalent, called “Maître d’ Art” or “Master of Art,” was established in 1994 by the Ministère de la Culture et de la...More »

  • poster for The Influence of the Buddhist Sculptor Unkei: With a Focus on Koen and Zen’en

    The Influence of the Buddhist Sculptor Unkei: With a Focus on Koen and Zen’en

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 40 days

    The realistic style of the Buddhist sculptor Unkei (d. 1223), with its powerful, dynamic forms and rich expression of volume, had an undeniable influence on the sculptors of later generations. Unkei’s...More »

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