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  • poster for Museum Collection Ⅰ: Intriguing Additions to the Collection

    Museum Collection Ⅰ: Intriguing Additions to the Collection

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    • at Setagaya Art Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Since it first opened, the museum has been collecting works belonging to a wide range of genres. In this exhibition it presents recently acquired works, including Western-style paintings by Kazumasa Nakagawa,...More »

  • poster for Pygmalion Doll Exhibition 2020

    Pygmalion Doll Exhibition 2020

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    • at Fei Art Museum Yokohama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Artist Ryo Yoshida opened the studio Doll Space Pygmalion in 1983. This leading doll maker has taught many students. This exhibition features works by around 90 pygmalion members and their instructor....More »

  • poster for Samiro Yunoki “Picture Book Work”

    Samiro Yunoki “Picture Book Work”

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    • at Yoshizawa Garden Gallery
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 4 days

    New works by the 97 year-old multimedia artist Samiro Yunoki. This exhibition focuses on his picture book illustrations, as well as his book designs, sculptures, glass art, and art collections. Around...More »

  • poster for 100 Views by Masako

    100 Views by Masako

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    • at Hobonichiyobi
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 10 days

    The sneaker “Weekdays All Star 100 OX,” a collaboration with Converse All Star 100, will go on sale on August 6. For this occasion, Hobonichiyobi on the eighth floor of Shibuya Parco presents 100 items...More »

  • poster for Junko Oki “Embroidery”

    Junko Oki “Embroidery”

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    • at Kosaku Kanechika
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Contained within the bodies of long-forgotten cloths and tools, Junko Oki prolongs the untold tales of these items through her art. Winding the spool that has been tethered to the artist’s time with her...More »

  • poster for Kimono: Fashioning Identities

    Kimono: Fashioning Identities

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 11 days

    *Online reservations required. The kimono is one of Japan’s most iconic symbols, its colors and designs exemplifying Japanese cultural sensibilities and aesthetics. Lesser known, however, is that the...More »

  • poster for Playful: Children with Dolls

    Playful: Children with Dolls

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    • at Meguro Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 11 days

    We take a look at dolls and doll-related toys—mainly modern European dolls, with a focus on German and Swiss. We start with cloth dolls that are soft to touch, and eventually come to huggable dolls which...More »

  • poster for Yuki Nara “Hybridizing”

    Yuki Nara “Hybridizing”

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    • at Akio Nagasawa Gallery Aoyama
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 17 days

    Akio Nagasawa Gallery Aoyama is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition “Hybridizing” of works by Yuki Nara. On display are a little over twenty items, including next to the Bone Flower series,...More »

  • poster for Japanese History - From Horses to Dogs

    Japanese History - From Horses to Dogs

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    • at Equine Museum of Japan
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 18 days

    *In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Equine Museum of Japan will be closed from Wednesday, March 4 for the time being. This exhibition explores Japanese history through themes such...More »

  • poster for Modern and Contemporary History of Soaps and Cosmetics

    Modern and Contemporary History of Soaps and Cosmetics

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    • at National Museum of Japanese History
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 18 days

    *National Museum of Japanese History will reopen on June 30. Introducing the history of soaps and cosmetics and how they have influenced Japanese ideas of beauty and sanitation. Examples of these products...More »

  • Okina – The World of Noh from the Hosokawa Family Collection

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    • at Eisei-Bunko Museum
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 18 days

    The art of Noh completed by Kannami and his son Zeami in the Muromachi period has come to be highly appreciated abroad as a traditional performing art of Japan. Since Hosokawa Fujitaka and successive heads...More »

  • poster for Performance and Competition by the Equestrian and the Horse as One - Welcome to the World of Equestrianism of Tradition and Elegance

    Performance and Competition by the Equestrian and the Horse as One - Welcome to the World of Equestrianism of Tradition and Elegance

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    • at Equine Museum of Japan
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 18 days

    *In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Equine Museum of Japan will be closed from Wednesday, March 4 for the time being. This exhibition introduces the equestrian events of eventing...More »

  • poster for Ryoko Aoki x Zon Ito “Free Molecules Metamorphoses Workshop”

    Ryoko Aoki x Zon Ito “Free Molecules Metamorphoses Workshop”

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 18 days

    This exhibition showcases the collaborative work of artists Ryoko Aoki and Zon Ito in the form of a workshop.More »

  • poster for Yuka Ubukata “Ceramics”

    Yuka Ubukata “Ceramics”

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    • at Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 18 days

    The first solo show at Daikokuya for the Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture-based artist Yuka Ubukata, whose ceramics feature delicate and beautiful hand-inscribed hollow relief carvings and gradations of matte...More »

  • poster for Masterpieces from the Mitsui Family Collection.

    Masterpieces from the Mitsui Family Collection.

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    • at Mitsui Memorial Museum
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 19 days

    The Mitsui Memorial Museum opened on the 7th floor of the Mitsui Main Building on October 8, 2005. A special exhibition has been held every five years since the museum opened, but to mark the 15th anniversary...More »

  • poster for d design travel Ehime Exhibition

    d design travel Ehime Exhibition

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    • at Shibuya Hikarie 8/ d47 Museum
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 19 days

    *Shibuya Hikarie 8/ d47 Museum will open from June 4. Design items and merchandize from Ehime Prefecture. More »

  • poster for Yoko Tsuru “Mind’s Eye”

    Yoko Tsuru “Mind’s Eye”

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    • at Intimissimi Art Space
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 23 days

    Yoko Tsuru is the first artist to be exhibited in the art space. She has been teaching ikebana classes for years and she will be displaying dry flower arrangements featuring this season’s Intimissimi Collection...More »

  • poster for Colliu “Folks”

    Colliu “Folks”

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    • at Faro Kagurazaka
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Faro Kagurozawa presents Colliu, a creator of paintings, sculptures, installations, and other works. Colliu, who stresses the relationship between the work and the viewer, has created displays for Coach,...More »

  • poster for Come to Bauhaus! —The Basis of Education in Art and Design

    Come to Bauhaus! —The Basis of Education in Art and Design

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 25 days

    The Bauhaus was established as a school of design by the architect Walter Gropius in 1919 in the historic German city of Weimar and celebrated its 100th anniversary last year. Despite only being active...More »

  • poster for Western Painting & Japanese Doro-e

    Western Painting & Japanese Doro-e

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    • at Japan Folk-Craft Museum
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 25 days

    *Japan Folk-Craft Museum will open by appointment only from 7/19~9/6. This exhibition introduces Western paintings and Doro-e paintings from the late-Edo period, work that the founder of Japanese Folk...More »

  • poster for Reopening Celebration: Art in Life, Life and Beauty

    Reopening Celebration: Art in Life, Life and Beauty

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    • at Suntory Museum of Art
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 32 days

    “Art in Life” is the basic principle behind the exhibitions and collection of Suntory Museum of Art. In addition to paintings and sculptures, the museum affirms the beauty of objects and tools used in...More »

  • poster for The Power of Mitsuo’s Words

    The Power of Mitsuo’s Words

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    • at Mitsuo Aida Museum
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Calligrapher and philosopher/poet Mitsuo Aida is known for maxims such as “To stumble is ok. It’s Human.” and “Happiness is always decided by your heart.” What gives his words such staying power? This...More »

  • poster for Collection Masterpieces

    Collection Masterpieces

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    • at Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 40 days

    Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art holds a collection of some 2,800 pieces, mainly by artists with ties to Chiba Prefecture. Chu Asai, a leading modern oil painter from the Sakura domain, is at the heart...More »

  • poster for 100 Years of Czech Design: The 100th Anniversary of Japan-Czech Republic Relations

    100 Years of Czech Design: The 100th Anniversary of Japan-Czech Republic Relations

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 41 days

    This is the first comprehensive exhibition in Japan of Czech design, which has spanned about 100 years, from Alfons Mucha (Muha), the flag bearer of Art Nouveau, to the present day. Focusing on the collections...More »

  • poster for Contemporary Japanese Crafts — Reinterpretation, Exquisite Craftsmanship, and Aesthetic Exploration

    Contemporary Japanese Crafts — Reinterpretation, Exquisite Craftsmanship, and Aesthetic Exploration

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    • at Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 41 days

    This exhibition introduces twelve remarkable contemporary artists—all born in the 1970s onwards—who produce craft works that are rooted in Japanese aesthetics. As we enter a global era in which art and...More »

  • poster for Fleeting, Mysterious, Beautiful – Taisho Imagerie

    Fleeting, Mysterious, Beautiful – Taisho Imagerie

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    • at Sakura City Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 41 days

    What did people dream of 100 years ago? “Imagerie,” the French word for image iconography, refers to popular reproduced images seen in book covers and illustrations, posters, postcards, advertisements,...More »

  • poster for Pageant in Art: Masterpieces of Seikado Bunko Art Museum

    Pageant in Art: Masterpieces of Seikado Bunko Art Museum

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    • at Seikado Bunko Art Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 41 days

    2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Mitsubishi and this exhibit features items from the collection of the father and son who made Seikado, Yanosuke Iwasaki and Koyata Iwasaki. A wide...More »

  • poster for Pearls―Gifts from the Sea

    Pearls―Gifts from the Sea

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    • at The Shoto Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 41 days

    Pearls are considered one of the world’s oldest gems, and have fascinated humans since ancient times. Jewelry adorned with pearls symbolizes wealth and power, and royalty and aristocrats were proud wear...More »

  • poster for 2019 New Collection Special Exhibition

    2019 New Collection Special Exhibition

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 46 days

    The Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum collects materials related to the history and culture of Edo-Tokyo and preserves them to convey them to the future. In addition, the museum researches the information...More »

  • poster for Fascinating Connection Between Art and Burning Flames—Ryo Inoue Presents, the Art of Flame in Atami!

    Fascinating Connection Between Art and Burning Flames—Ryo Inoue Presents, the Art of Flame in Atami!

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    • at MOA Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 46 days

    Artist Ryo Inoue returns to MOA Museum of Art for his new exhibition. He is widely recognized through his feature program on the NHK, Bijutune!, which introduces world-famous works of art through his unique...More »

  • poster for Kanagawa and Writers: From Natsume Soseki to Sakutaro Hagiwara

    Kanagawa and Writers: From Natsume Soseki to Sakutaro Hagiwara

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    • at Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 46 days

    Many of Japan’s great writers of the Meiji and Taisho eras, such as Ogai Mori, Akiko Yosano, Natsume Soseki, and Sakutaro Hagiwara, have ties to Kangawa Prefecture. This exhibition introduces these unique...More »

  • poster for Kissme’s History of Sun Care

    Kissme’s History of Sun Care

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    • at Museum of Beni
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 52 days

    Isehan started selling sun care products in 1961, when the phrase “ultraviolet” caught on. This exhibition looks back on the era, Kissme sun care products, and how ideas of beauty in skin color have changed...More »

  • poster for Form and Heart: Every Day is a Good Day

    Form and Heart: Every Day is a Good Day

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    • at Atelier Muji Ginza
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 60 days

    *Atelier Muji Ginza will be open from June 1. Introducing items demonstrating the Japanese art of “origami” wrapping and tying gifts.More »

  • poster for White on White – An Experiment with White Porcelain and Words

    White on White – An Experiment with White Porcelain and Words

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    • at Atelier Muji Ginza
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 67 days

    *Atelier Muji Ginza will be open from June 1. This show highlights “white” and “plain” in porcelain, as well as the images and poetry the white porcelain has inspired. With this show, Atelier Muji Ginza...More »

  • poster for A Trio of Masters-Eitoku, Tan’yu and Okyo

    A Trio of Masters-Eitoku, Tan’yu and Okyo

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 83 days

    This exhibition looks mainly at the work of three painters who were active during the period from the Momoyama era to the Edo era. Kano Eitoku (1543-90) is credited with many of the magnificent paintings...More »

  • poster for Léger & Art Déco: Vision for the Next 100 Years

    Léger & Art Déco: Vision for the Next 100 Years

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    • at Pola Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 83 days

    Two major art currents emerged, mainly in Paris, with the dawn of the machine age roughly 100 years ago. Artist Fernand Léger who pursued pure form and architect Le Corbusier were proponents of Modernism,...More »

  • poster for Kikuchi’s Fine Collection of Contemporary Ceramics

    Kikuchi’s Fine Collection of Contemporary Ceramics

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    • at Musee Tomo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 109 days

    *Musée Tomo has been closed since April 11 to prevent the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). After taking preventive measures based on safeguarding guidelines, we will re-open its facility...More »

  • poster for Toguri Museum, Best of the Collection: Imari and Nabeshima Ware

    Toguri Museum, Best of the Collection: Imari and Nabeshima Ware

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    • at Toguri Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 130 days

    *Toguri Museum of Art will be open from June 5. (By appointment only) Imari ware, Japan’s first domestically made porcelain, enriched the lives of people during the Edo period. Nabeshima ware was made...More »

  • poster for STARS: Six Contemporary Artists from Japan to the World - Stars are Not Made Overnight!

    STARS: Six Contemporary Artists from Japan to the World - Stars are Not Made Overnight!

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 144 days

    This exhibition, features six artists whose careers propelled them beyond the confines of Japan, earning them high acclaim today around the world, and across generations, tracing their journey from their...More »

  • poster for Shinjuku Prince Hotel +G “Art Moments”

    Shinjuku Prince Hotel +G “Art Moments”

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    • at Shinjuku Prince Hotel
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 200 days

    The Shinjuku Prince hotel presents works by four artists for a period of sixth months in its lobby to celebrate its 42nd anniversary.More »

  • poster for Quai Branly Tokyo— “Voices of the Holy Spirits – Madagascar, Island of Curiosities”

    Quai Branly Tokyo— “Voices of the Holy Spirits – Madagascar, Island of Curiosities”

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 235 days

    *The Intermediatheque (IMT) reopens on June 24. For the time being, the Intermediatheque closes an hour earlier on Fridays and Saturdays. The seventh installation of Quai Branly Tokyo consists of ritual...More »

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Permanent events

  • poster for Digitally Natural – Naturally Digital

    Digitally Natural – Naturally Digital

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    • at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area

    *Miraikan - The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation will be open from June 3. (By appointment only.) This new permanent exhibition presents a world where the natural and the artificial...More »

  • poster for Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani Permanent Exhibition

    Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani Permanent Exhibition

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    • at Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani
    • in the Greater Tokyo area

    Our permanent exhibition, held on the first floor, features the work of metal-cast artists Hotsuma Katori and Shinobu Tsuda. Both being born in the same period, in the Hokuso area of Chiba Prefecture,...More »

  • poster for “Time-Travel! The World of the Ancient Orient”

    “Time-Travel! The World of the Ancient Orient”

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    • at Ancient Orient Museum
    • in the Tokyo: Others area

    A variety of cultures and civilizations have emerged since humans first walked the lands of the ancient Orient 1.8 million years ago. When thinking about the history of the world and its ties to contemporary...More »

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Upcoming events

  • Akira Imaki Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Hinoki B, C
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 5 days

    Wood sculptures by Akira Imaki. Venue: Gallery Hinoki BMore »

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    Frog

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    • at Gallery 201
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Starts in 5 days

    Nine illustrators present their takes on frogs. More »

  • poster for Summer Box 2020

    Summer Box 2020

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    • at Space Yui
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 5 days

    Three-person exhibition of three works each centered on objects such as boxes. More »

  • poster for Permanent Exhibition August 2020

    Permanent Exhibition August 2020

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    • at Wada Garou
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 6 days

    ​Wada Garou is pleased to announce its latest exhibition for this summer. It will be showing some amazing works by Renoir, Takashi Murakami, and Wataru Kawashima, along with Jomon potteries.More »

  • Tomos B & Tote Part II

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    • at Gallery Saoh & Tomos B
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 6 days
  • poster for Kenichi Seki Wood-Lacquer Exhibition

    Kenichi Seki Wood-Lacquer Exhibition

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    • at Toukyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts in 9 days
  • poster for Okinawa Five-Person Ceramics Exhibition

    Okinawa Five-Person Ceramics Exhibition

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    • at Kakiden Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts in 9 days
  • poster for 2o2oAppropriation

    2o2oAppropriation

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    • at Sansiao Gallery
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 10 days

    Appropriation in art challenges the definitions of originality, authenticity, and ownership and even questions the delineation of art’s nature and the world in which it exists. This exhibition features...More »

  • poster for Toshiki Horimoto “Solid Bodies”

    Toshiki Horimoto “Solid Bodies”

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    • at Gallery Yume
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 10 days

    Twenty works of casted glass and terra cotta. More »

  • poster for 18th Baku Exhibition

    18th Baku Exhibition

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    • at K's Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 12 days
  • poster for Yuko Yamamoto “Paris Aesthetic”

    Yuko Yamamoto “Paris Aesthetic”

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    • at Gallery Hinoki B, C
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 12 days

    Paintings and wire sculpture by Yuko Yamamoto. More »

  • poster for Splendors of Great Tokyo: “Modern” Culture that Embellished the City

    Splendors of Great Tokyo: “Modern” Culture that Embellished the City

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Starts in 13 days

    In recent years, redevelopment is underway all over Tokyo and the city’s urban landscape continues to undergo major changes, but the city of Tokyo is no stranger to transformation. In the period from the...More »

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