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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 Nobuko Tsuchiya “30 Ways To Go To The Moon”

    Nobuko Tsuchiya “30 Ways To Go To The Moon”

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    • at SCAI The Bathhouse
    • Kashiwayu-Ato, 6-1-23 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0001
    • Media: Installation - Party
    • Ends in 20 days

    Antennas, plastic tubes, hanging felt, a glass beaker, and a large bathtub that glitters with mysterious liquids, intertwining electronic wires that seemingly incubate the lives of unknown creatures… Accidental...More »

  • poster for The Miracle of M.C. Escher: Prints from The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

    The Miracle of M.C. Escher: Prints from The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 35 days
  • poster for Masterpieces of French Landscape Paintings from The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

    Masterpieces of French Landscape Paintings from The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 14 days

    Arriving in Japan from Moscow’s Pushkin Museum, renowned for its exquisite French painting collection, are 65 landscape paintings from the 17th-20th centuries. From romantic images of myth and antiquity...More »

  • poster for “Sailor Uniforms and School Girls”

    “Sailor Uniforms and School Girls”

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • 2-4-3 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Photography
    • Ends Today

    The sailor uniform is a symbol of Japanese female high school students. Based on the 19th century British Navy uniform, the sailor uniform eventually became a popular fashion item for children and women....More »

  • poster for Yusei Nagashima “Portraits of Fish III: Self and the Horizon”

    Yusei Nagashima “Portraits of Fish III: Self and the Horizon”

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

    The theme of this third solo exhibition by Yusei Nagashima is “Self and the Horizon”. Looking at fish, Nagashima asks “what is self?” and comes to the conclusion that nature is the relationship between...More »

  • poster for Satoshi Okano “Cast”

    Satoshi Okano “Cast”

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    • at Mograg Gallery
    • 1-5-1 Motoasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0041
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 7 days
  • 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 280 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 Strange Creatures 9

    Strange Creatures 9

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • Shiraishi bldg. 1F, 1-22-29 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0022
    • Media: Illustration - Drawing
    • Ends in 10 days

    The “Strange Creatures” exhibition takes place every year during the rainy season. The artists present their take on the strange little creatures that they love. [Related Events] 1. “Handmade River...More »

  • poster for Group Show of Contemporary Artists 2018

    Group Show of Contemporary Artists 2018

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts
    • Ends in 7 days

    This show is aimed at supporting contemporary artists in their pursuit of new art horizons. The show’s featured exhibitions are held by groups whose plans were selected through open invitation. The exhibitions...More »

  • poster for Mean Year 1: The Calm Before the Parade

    Mean Year 1: The Calm Before the Parade

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    • at Space Dike
    • 2-18-4 Nihonzutsumi, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0022
    • Media: Party
    • Starts in 6 days

    This series of exhibitions held at seven sites around Tokyo’s shitamachi area proposes “Meian” (Light/Dark) for the name of the upcoming era that will begin on May 1, 2019, once the current Japanese emperor...More »

  • poster for Sketches

    Sketches

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

    Every year the Nihonga course holds an exhibition of “Sketches”. This year will feature work by 22 students and faculty.More »

  • Talk “Reggio Inspired Day Care”

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    • at Sooo Dramatic!
    • 1F Soleil Iriya, 1-11-15 Shitaya, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0004
    • Media: Talks
    • Starts in 6 days

    A talk about the Reggio Inspired approach to daycare as practiced on the West coast of the U.S. and its potential for Japan. (In Japanese).More »

  • poster for Taisho Romance: Cute Designs to Bring Color Into Your Life

    Taisho Romance: Cute Designs to Bring Color Into Your Life

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    • at Takehisa Yumeji Museum
    • 2-4-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Graphics - Product - Fashion
    • Ends Today

    The Taisho-era artist Yumeji Takehisa (1884–1934) took an interest in design and opened the shop Minatoya Ezoshi-ten selling fashion accessories, post cards, book covers, and other cute and stylish household...More »

  • poster for Deadkebab “Helium”

    Deadkebab “Helium”

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    • at Wish Less
    • 5-12-10 Tabata, Kita-ku, Tokyo 114-0014
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 7 days

    This solo exhibition by Deadkebab features comical and surreal drawings and paintings.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 92 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 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 »

  • Kasher Small Works: Sculpture

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    • at Gallery Kingyo
    • 2-49-10 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0022
    • Media: Architecture
    • 2018-06-16 - 2018-06-23

    Artists Yutaro Aoki, Noriko Asano, Syotaro Uchiyama, Mao Ooishi, Yuya Ogimi, Miho Ootsuka, Sayaka Ooba, Natsuki Nagauchi, Toshiki Kurihara, Syunsuke Komatsu, Kazuya Shibazaki, Taiki Sukigara, Fumiya...More »

  • poster for Hiroyo Kaneko “Appearance”

    Hiroyo Kaneko “Appearance”

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    • at Kurenboh Chohouin Buddhist Temple Gallery
    • Chohouin Buddhist Temple, 4-17-14 Kuramae, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0051
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 12 days

    An exhibition featuring a series of portraits of people singing.More »

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