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  • poster for MADE IN UMUT - The University of Tokyo Collection

    MADE IN UMUT - The University of Tokyo Collection

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • 2F, 3F JP Tower, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-7003
    • Media: Architecture - Installation - Ceramics
    • Ends in 53 days

    Since its foundation in 1877, the University of Tokyo has accumulated a considerable scientific and cultural heritage. Such historical specimens are most certainly an important heritage from the past....More »

  • poster for Open Space 2018: In Transition

    Open Space 2018: In Transition

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    • at NTT ICC Inter Communication Center
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Tokyo Opera City Tower 4F, 3-20-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-1404
    • Media: Graphics - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Talks
    • Ends in 18 days

    Open Space is an exhibition introducing works of media art and other forms of artistic expression born out of today’s media environments to a broad audience. On display along with explanatory notes are...More »

  • poster for Guimet Room Inaugural Exhibition “Small Chamber of Curiosities”

    Guimet Room Inaugural Exhibition “Small Chamber of Curiosities”

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • 2F, 3F JP Tower, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-7003
    • Media: Product - Ceramics
    • Ends in 53 days

    The University Museum, the University of Tokyo (UMUT) has received in donation from the city of Lyon in France six antique showcases related to Émile Guimet (1836-1918), famous as a collector of Asian...More »

  • poster for The Face of Medicine

    The Face of Medicine

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • 2F, 3F JP Tower, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-7003
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 53 days

    In the summer of 2015, forty-four portrait paintings and eight statues were transferred from the University of Tokyo Hospital to the University Museum of the University of Tokyo. These included the collection...More »

  • poster for Rethinking Bernard Buffet: Half A Century of Masterpieces

    Rethinking Bernard Buffet: Half A Century of Masterpieces

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    • at Bernard Buffet Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Higashino Clematis no Oka, 515-57 Sunto-gun, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka 411-0931
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 40 days

    Bernard Buffet made his debut as a painter at the age of 20, becoming famous for his portraits that characteristically use straight black lines and subdued hues to embody the social anxiety and void following...More »

  • poster for Quai Branly Tokyo “Wild Eyes – Creative Thinking Directed Toward Personification”

    Quai Branly Tokyo “Wild Eyes – Creative Thinking Directed Toward Personification”

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • 2F, 3F JP Tower, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-7003
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 53 days

    This sixth installation in the Quai Branly Tokyo series consists of anthropomorphic wooden sculptures from Nigeria. About Quai Branly Tokyo: Opportunities to experience the startling diversity of...More »

  • poster for Boro – Real Astonishment

    Boro – Real Astonishment

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    • at Amuse Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • 2-34-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032
    • Media: Photography - Fashion
    • Ends in 39 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 I Want You to Look at My Prospects for the Future – Plants and I

    I Want You to Look at My Prospects for the Future – Plants and I

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    • at Yayoi Kusama Museum
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • 107 Benten-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0851
    • Media: Painting - Installation
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    Yayoi Kusama was born to a well-established conservative family that owned a seed nursery business. She spent her childhood surrounded by her family’s seed-harvesting grounds. As a little girl, she often...More »

  • poster for Saburo Miyamoto “The Development of Decorative Qualities”

    Saburo Miyamoto “The Development of Decorative Qualities”

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    • at Miyamoto Saburo Memorial Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • 5-38-13 Okusawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 158-0083
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 25 days

    Though Miyamoto’s reputation was primarily based on his descriptive powers, what sets his works apart are their flat and highly decorative qualities. This exhibition, focusing on decoration, follows the...More »

  • poster for Taiji Kiyokawa “Showa Student Travels”

    Taiji Kiyokawa “Showa Student Travels”

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    • at Kiyokawa Taiji Memorial Gallery
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • 2-22-17 Seijo, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 157-0066
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 25 days

    Painter Taiji Kiyokawa (1919-2000) pursued his own distinct form of abstract art for almost 60 years since the 1940s. However, as a student at Keio University, Kiyokawa was in the photo club and held a...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
    • 493 Kowakudani, Hakone-machi, Asigara Shimo-gun, Kanagawa 250-0406
    • Media: Nihonga - Crafts - Ceramics
    • Ends in 38 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 »

  • poster for Aesthetics of Shinzo Fukuhara - Shinzo Fukuhara, Assemble, and The Eugene Studio

    Aesthetics of Shinzo Fukuhara - Shinzo Fukuhara, Assemble, and The Eugene Studio

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    • at Shiseido Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Shiseido Bldg. B1, 8-8-3 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Architecture - Product
    • Ends in 25 days

    Photographer Shinzo Fukuhara (1883-1948) believed that artistic beauty was created by transcending fields and combining genres such as painting and photography or photography and poetry. He also believed...More »

  • poster for “New Material Research Laboratory・— New Material × Old Material”

    “New Material Research Laboratory・— New Material × Old Material”

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    • at Archi-Depot Museum
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • 1F Terrada Warehouse Company, 2-6-10 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-8615
    • Media: Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Installation - Ceramics - Talks
    • Ends in 11 days

    This special exhibition introduces ten years of achievements by the New Material Research Laboratory (NMRL), co-established by internationally acclaimed artist Hiroshi Sugimoto and architect Tomoyuki Sakakida...More »

  • poster for Living Moment by Moment: Taro Okamoto and Jazz

    Living Moment by Moment: Taro Okamoto and Jazz

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    • at Taro Okamoto Memorial museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • 6-1-19 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Sound
    • Ends in 4 days

    The contemporary artist Taro Okamoto believed in living in the moment – clinging to neither the past or the future – and found that jazz embodied this sentiment perfectly with its enthusiasm, thrills,...More »

  • poster for Meiji Era 150th Anniversary “The 1000 Technologies That Changed Japan”

    Meiji Era 150th Anniversary “The 1000 Technologies That Changed Japan”

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Photography - Product
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    2018 marks 150 years since the start of the Meiji Era. Over 600 valuable pieces of technology that changed Japan have been gathered from universities, research centers, and companies throughout the country...More »

  • poster for Museum Collection lll - All of the African Contemporary Art Collection

    Museum Collection lll - All of the African Contemporary Art Collection

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    • at Setagaya Art Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • 1-2 Kinuta-koen, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 157-0075
    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts - Talks
    • Ends in 46 days

    This exhibition introduces work by artists from west and central Africa acquired by the museum following the An Inside Story: African Art of Our Time exhibition held in 1995. Works by sculptor Haruhiko...More »

  • poster for Mingei – Another Kind of Art

    Mingei – Another Kind of Art

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    • at 21_21 Design Sight
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Tokyo Midtown, 9-7-6 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
    • Media: Product - Crafts - Ceramics - Party
    • Ends in 4 days

    The exhibition will feature over 150 traditional and contemporary “mingei” folk-craft items, primarily from the Japan Folk Crafts Museum’s collection, selected by Naoto Fukasawa, the director of both 21_21...More »

  • poster for Shinzo Maeda, a Photographic Explorer Seeking Color: The Quest for New Discoveries

    Shinzo Maeda, a Photographic Explorer Seeking Color: The Quest for New Discoveries

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    • at Fujifilm Square
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • West 1F, Tokyo Midtown, 9-7-3 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
    • Media: Photography - Talks
    • Ends in 8 days

    Shinzo Maeda was a photographer who determined the course of Japanese landscape photography in the 1970s. His unique style captures nature with a sophisticated sense of form, discovering new beauty in...More »

  • poster for Daido Moriyama “Radiation (Color)”

    Daido Moriyama “Radiation (Color)”

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    • at Akio Nagasawa Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • 6F Ginsho Bldg., 4-9-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 11 days

    On display are color photographs taken in the 1970s-80s, selected by Moriyama himself from the original positive film, and transformed into new works in a lightbox format for this exhibition. In conjunction...More »

  • poster for Street Gallery Exhibition #42

    Street Gallery Exhibition #42

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    • at Marunouchi Building
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • 2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6324
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 954 days

    The streets of the Marunouchi area present sculptures and installations by leading Japanese artists, including Yayoi Kusama’s “I Am a Pumpkin,” new pieces in Atsuhiko Misawa’s ‘Animal’ series, and other...More »

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