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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
    • Ends in 13 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 113 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 Architecture × Photography — A Light Existing Only Here

    Architecture × Photography — A Light Existing Only Here

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    • at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Yebisu Garden Place, 1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku, 153-0062 Tokyo
    • Media: Photography - Architecture
    • Ends in 71 days

    When Joseph Nicéphore Niépce (1765–1833) succeeded in taking the first ever photograph, the image that he captured was the corner of a “building” seen through a window. From this it can be seen that photography...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
    • 3-7-6 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • Ends in 15 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 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
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    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 13 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 135 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 58 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 134 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 Spark: Once You Were Young

    Spark: Once You Were Young

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    • at Hoki Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • 3-15 Asumigaokahigashi, Midori-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 267-0067
    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga
    • Ends tomorrow

    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 »

  • Yayoi Kusama “Recent Prints”

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • 2052-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
    • Media: Prints
    • Ends in 8 days

    Exhibiting 20 prints by Yayoi Kusama, including her early silkscreens and Ukiyo-e prints using traditional woodblock techniques and acrylics. “Seven-colored Mt. Fuji” featuring Mt. Fuji against a background...More »

  • Artists Abroad

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • 2052-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 8 days

    Exhibiting around 50 works by Japanese artists from the past several decades who have traveled, worked, and lived overseas. In our increasingly global age, their works speak to the joys and pains of creation,...More »

  • Shusaku Arakawa “Transcendent Dimensions!”

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • 2052-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 8 days

    Coinciding with the show “Artists Abroad,” this exhibition introduces 15 rare early works by the artist and architect Shusaku Arakawa from the time soon after his arrival in America. Arakawa is known for...More »

  • poster for Sculpture: Moore, Rosso, and Others

    Sculpture: Moore, Rosso, and Others

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    • at Hakone Open Air Museum
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • 1121 Ninotaira, Hakone-Machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken 250-0407
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 58 days

    Henry Moore is quoted as saying “sculpture is an outdoor art form.” Medardo Rosso is known for diversifying the concepts and expressions of sculpture. Focusing on these two essential 20th century sculptors,...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
    • 1285 Kozukayama Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken, 250-0631
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Talks
    • Ends in 15 days

    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 Yokohama Museum of Art Collection

    Yokohama Museum of Art Collection

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • 3-4-1, Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 220-0012
    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • Ends in 29 days

    During the same period that Claude Monet was active, artists such as Charles Wirgman visited Japan and depicted the country’s landscapes and scenes from a Western point of view. At the same time, Japanese...More »

  • poster for Memories of an Island - 1970-90 Taiwan Photo Exhibition

    Memories of an Island - 1970-90 Taiwan Photo Exhibition

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    • at Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • 3545-1222 Kiyosato, Takane-cho, Kitakoma-gun, Yamanashi-ken 407-0301
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 15 days

    Throughout its history, the island of Taiwan has undergone many colorful changes. For this exhibition, 11 photographers will represent the development of Taiwan’s photography scene which is remarkable...More »

  • poster for Tokyo 150 Years: The City, Building and People

    Tokyo 150 Years: The City, Building and People

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • c/o Koganei Park 3-7-1 Sakuracho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo 184-0005
    • Media: Photography - Architecture - Product - Talks
    • Ends in 64 days

    This exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Tokyo by introducing the transformations in its buildings, scenery, and ways of life. Spotlighting the charms of long-gone buildings and the special...More »

  • poster for Aikatsu! Series 5th Anniversary in Suginami: Sugikatsu Friends

    Aikatsu! Series 5th Anniversary in Suginami: Sugikatsu Friends

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    • at Suginami Animation Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Suginami Kaikan 3F, 3-29-5 Kamiogi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 167-0043
    • Media: Illustration - Animation
    • Ends tomorrow

    After hitting it big at last year’s “100 Years of Japanese Animation Part 1: Song, Dance, and Aikatsu Stars!” the Aikatsu Stars! are returning to Suginami in 2018 to commemorate the “Aikatsu! Series 5th...More »

  • poster for Le Corbusier’s Paintings

    Le Corbusier’s Paintings

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    • at Galerie Taisei
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Yokohama Dai-ni Yuraku Bldg. 3F, 6-96-2 Nakaku-Chojamachi, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • Ends in 50 days

    Renown 20th century architect Le Corbusier has also become known for his many works of art. Famously, he would spend mornings painting in his atelier before heading out in the afternoon to his architectural...More »

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