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  • poster for Hogai Kano and Shitenno - The Other Current of Modern Nihonga

    Hogai Kano and Shitenno - The Other Current of Modern Nihonga

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    • at Sen-Oku Hakuko Kan
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Media: Nihonga
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    Shusui Okakura, Fuho Oka, Shotetsu Takaya, Tenjo Honda are the four disciples of Hogai Kano, the father of modern Nihonga. Not only were these four witnesses to the creation of Hogai’s masterpiece ”Hibo...More »

  • poster for Life – The 100th Anniversary of Chihiro Iwasaki’s Birth: Play plapax

    Life – The 100th Anniversary of Chihiro Iwasaki’s Birth: Play plapax

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Media: Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Product - Video and Film - Animation - Media Arts - Sound - Workshops - Talks
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    Throughout 2018, the Tokyo and Azumino branches of the Chihiro Art Museum’s present exhibitions in honor of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the children’s book illustrator Chihiro Iwasaki. The third...More »

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    Praising Sengai

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    • at Idemitsu Museum of Arts
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Media: Nihonga
    • Ends in 5 days

    Edo-period zen monk Sengai is known for his humor-filled zen paintings. Most of Sengai’s work was created after the age of 60 during a 25-year period when the monk was cloistered on the grounds of Shofukuji...More »

  • poster for Yoshihiro Suda “Mite Clematis”

    Yoshihiro Suda “Mite Clematis”

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Media: Sculpture - Talks
    • Ends in 7 days

    Yoshihiro Suda carves elaborate wooden sculptures of flowers and plants, creating installations with natural colors from magnolia trees. His artistic process may appear simple at first glance, but the...More »

  • poster for 120th Anniversary of the Japan Art Institute Exhibition: Challengers in Nihonga––Taikan, Shunso, Kokei, and Gyoshu

    120th Anniversary of the Japan Art Institute Exhibition: Challengers in Nihonga––Taikan, Shunso, Kokei, and Gyoshu

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Media: Nihonga
    • Ends in 19 days

    Tenshin Okakura, having resigned from the headship of the Tokyo Fine Arts School (now Tokyo University of the Arts), founded the Japan Art Institute in 1898. For its 120th anniversary, Yamatane Museum...More »

  • poster for 1968: Art in the Turbulent Age

    1968: Art in the Turbulent Age

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    • at Chiba City Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Manga - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Video and Film - Sound - Performance Art
    • Ends in 19 days

    Held as a turning point in 20th-century history, 1968 likewise marked a pivotal year in modern art. This retrospective exhibition held today in 2018 - exactly 50 years on - shows how the state of art stood...More »

  • poster for Biwako Biennale 2018: Kizashi~Beyond

    Biwako Biennale 2018: Kizashi~Beyond

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    • at Oga Shoten
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Media: Nihonga - Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Crafts - Video and Film - Art Festival
    • Ends in 19 days

    The Biwako Biennale started in 2001 is held once every two years in Shiga Prefecture’s Omihachiman, a castle town built by daimyo Hidetsugu Toyotomi and also known as the birthplace of Omi merchants. The...More »

  • poster for Kazan – A Superb Imagination at Work

    Kazan – A Superb Imagination at Work

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Media: Nihonga
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    Kazan Yokoyama (1781/4-1837) was a painter and instructor active in Kyoto during the latter days of the Edo period. Kazan acquired many different styles of painting, having studied under Shohaku Soga and...More »

  • poster for Spark: Once You Were Young

    Spark: Once You Were Young

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    • at Hoki Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga
    • Ends in 26 days

    Presenting the work of 15 realist painters including Sosuke Morimoto, Hiroshi Noda, Toshiro Aoki, Fumihiko Gomi, Nobuyuki Shimamura, Osamu Obi, Toshihiro Ohata, Kenichiro Ishiguro, Ryo Shiotani, and Hiroki...More »

  • poster for Joseon White Porcelain

    Joseon White Porcelain

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    • at Japan Folk-Craft Museum
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • Ends in 31 days

    Korean ceramics reflect cultural aesthetics and sculptural concepts. White porcelain from the Joseon era (1392–1910) in particular exudes an austere beauty and spirituality that gently embraces the human...More »

  • poster for Alvar Aalto “Second Nature”

    Alvar Aalto “Second Nature”

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Architecture - Product - Crafts - Talks
    • Ends in 33 days

    Introducing the creative world and sense of designs of Alvar Aalto (1898–1976), a leading Finnish architect of the twentieth century, this is an exhibition of Vitra Design Museum and the Alvar Aalto Museum,...More »

  • poster for Anish Kapoor in Beppu

    Anish Kapoor in Beppu

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    • at Beppu Park
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
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    The art festival “in Beppu” invites international artists for solo exhibitions that draw on the special characteristics of this Kyushu hot spring city. This time it welcomes Anish Kapoor, known for his...More »

  • poster for Rokko Meets Art – Art Walk 2018

    Rokko Meets Art – Art Walk 2018

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    • at Rokko Garden Terrace
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Animation - Art Festival - Workshops - Talks
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    The ninth annual Art Walk for the Rokko Meets Art festival once again invites you enjoy encounters with contemporary art in nature at sites around Mt. Rokko, including Rokko Garden Terrace, Rokko International...More »

  • poster for Seiichi Kasai: World of Form

    Seiichi Kasai: World of Form

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    • at Nerima Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 33 days

    Seiichi Kasai (b. 1932–) is an oil painter from Sapporo who has spent most of his career in Tokyo and Nagoya. Since the late-1970s he has been known for his still lifes of interior scenes with musical...More »

  • poster for Kazuki Umezawa + Taku Obata “Hyper Landscape”

    Kazuki Umezawa + Taku Obata “Hyper Landscape”

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • Ends in 40 days

    An exhibition by Kazuki Umezawa and Taku Obata, two artists of the same generation active on the art scene since 2000. Obata portrays the lively movements of breakdancers in distortedly shaped wood carvings....More »

  • poster for Redon and His World: Beyond Imagination

    Redon and His World: Beyond Imagination

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    • at Pola Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Talks
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    Odilon Redon was a French painter from the 19th and 20th centuries. Even though Redon was active during the same period as the impressionist painters, his style was completely different. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Tomoharu Murakami Illuminated

    Tomoharu Murakami Illuminated

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    • at Meguro Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • Ends in 44 days

    Tomoharu Murakami (b. 1938) took an interest in ink painting and studied Nihonga at Tokyo University of the Arts before turning to oil painting from the 1960s. His works featuring assiduous use of a painting...More »

  • poster for The Magnificent Works of Georges Rouault: Sacred Art and Modernity

    The Magnificent Works of Georges Rouault: Sacred Art and Modernity

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    • at Shiodome Museum | Rouault Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Media: Painting - Talks
    • Ends in 47 days

    Sacred art plays a central role in the oeuvre of Georges Rouault (1871 -1958), one of the most important French artists of the 20th century. The exhibition will use these works to explore Rouault’s lifelong...More »

  • poster for Tetsuro Komaï: A Pioneer of Modern Japanese Copperplate Prints

    Tetsuro Komaï: A Pioneer of Modern Japanese Copperplate Prints

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • Ends in 54 days

    Tetsuro Komaï (1920–1976), a pioneer of modern copperplate printmaking in Japan, gained renown for the profound and poetic world envisioned in his prints. While focusing on copperplate prints, Komai also...More »

  • poster for Carl Larsson “Art of the Swedish Lifestyle”

    Carl Larsson “Art of the Swedish Lifestyle”

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    • at Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Fashion
    • Ends in 62 days

    Carl Larsson (1853 – 1919) was a Swedish painter, popular throughout the country, known for his warm works of art that used his family as models. He was given a house called Lilla Hyttnäs in Dalarna, a...More »

  • 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
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Media: Illustration - Manga - Talks
    • Ends in 62 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 »

  • poster for Lee Kit “We Used to be More Sensitive”

    Lee Kit “We Used to be More Sensitive”

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    • at Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo)
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Media: Installation - Talks
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    This autumn, the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art will present Lee Kit “We Used to be More Sensitive” the first exhibition to be held at a Japanese museum by the Hong Kong-born and Taipei-based artist....More »

  • poster for Tsuyoshi Tane “Archaeology of the Future - Digging & Building”

    Tsuyoshi Tane “Archaeology of the Future - Digging & Building”

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    • at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Media: Drawing - Architecture - Product - Talks
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    Tsuyoshi Tane is a widely recognized emerging architect based in France and currently overseeing many projects in various locations in the world. Tane, as a co-founder of Dorell Ghotmeh Tane (DGT.) Architects...More »

  • poster for Exotic × Modern: French Art Deco and Inspiration From Afar

    Exotic × Modern: French Art Deco and Inspiration From Afar

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Product - Fashion - Crafts
    • Ends in 83 days

    Non-European culture and art had a great impact on the Art Deco movement of inter-war France. From Russian ballet to the discovery of the tomb of King Tut to the Paris Colonial Exposition, artists and...More »

  • poster for Flash 1979/1988

    Flash 1979/1988

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Installation
    • Ends in 83 days

    Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in Shinagawa was established in 1979 on the heels of a nationwide boom in art museums. Hara Museum Arc in Gunma Prefecture opened in 1988, making this year its 30th anniversary....More »

  • poster for José de Guimarães and Africa

    José de Guimarães and Africa

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    • at Ichihara Lakeside Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Crafts - Talks
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    The Portuguese contemporary artist José de Guimarães creates works featuring vivid colors and motifs that can be viewed as either human forms or letters and numbers. The designs in his artwork are inspired...More »

  • poster for Language and Art: Takashi Hiraide and the Artists

    Language and Art: Takashi Hiraide and the Artists

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    • at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Installation
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    Takashi Hiraide (b. 1950) is a writer known for his many poetry collections and the international best-selling novel “The Guest Cat.” Besides writing, in recent years Hiraide has been exploring publishing...More »

  • poster for Catastrophe and the Power of Art

    Catastrophe and the Power of Art

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Photography - Prints - Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts
    • Ends in 89 days

    Recent decades have seen a series of catastrophes around the world - from 9/11 in 2001 to the global financial crisis of 2008, to Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Many artists have produced...More »

  • poster for The Phillips Collection

    The Phillips Collection

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    • at Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • Ends in 111 days

    The Phillips Collection, located in Washington DC, was founded by 20th-century art collector Duncan Phillips. Opening in 1921, It is the first modern art museum in the US, holding an extensive collection...More »

  • poster for All-Stars of the Okada Collection: Masterworks of Korin, Jakuchu, Hokusai, Ru Ware Kilns

    All-Stars of the Okada Collection: Masterworks of Korin, Jakuchu, Hokusai, Ru Ware Kilns

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Media: Nihonga - Crafts - Ceramics
    • Ends in 158 days

    This exhibition marks the Okada Museum Of Art’s fifth anniversary and will present the best of its collection as the culmination of its activities since 2013. It brings together star artists who have been...More »

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