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  • poster for Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice

    Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Staged by the Mori Art Museum triennially since 2004, “Roppongi Crossing” is a series designed to offer a comprehensive survey of the Japanese contemporary art scene. For the 5th edition, through the different...More »

  • poster for Motoyuki Daifu “A Quiet Day When Nothing Happens”

    Motoyuki Daifu “A Quiet Day When Nothing Happens”

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    • at Guardian Garden
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 8 days

    Motoyuki Daifu reconstructs 26 select photographs from his oeuvre as large scale inkjet prints. Everyday images of family and home, scenes of the dinner table, the surrounding residential streets and people...More »

  • poster for Sion Sono “The Whispering Star”

    Sion Sono “The Whispering Star”

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 24 days

    The scenery of a decaying city we faced as a result of 3.11, our tiny hope crushed by someone. “The Whispering Star” is a film where you can only talk in whispers, though it somewhat coincides with the...More »

  • poster for The Kawabata Yasunari Collection: His Passion for Fine Arts

    The Kawabata Yasunari Collection: His Passion for Fine Arts

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Yasunari Kawabata was a leading Japanese author known for his classics such as The Dancing Girl of Izu and Yukiguni. His collection – including earthen figures of the Jomon Period (around 12,000 to 300...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Type Directors Club Exhibition 2016

    Tokyo Type Directors Club Exhibition 2016

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    • at Ginza Graphic Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 11 days

    TDC Exhibition 2016 presents the results of the Tokyo TDC Annual Awards 2016, an annual international design competition sponsored by the Tokyo Type Directors Club. The Tokyo TDC Annual Awards 2016 drew...More »

  • poster for Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul

    Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Since ancient times, Afghanistan has thrived as a “crossroads of civilizations” in Central Asia, developing a distinctive culture at the center of the Silk Road. This exhibition comprised of 231 ancient...More »

  • poster for Our Permanent Collection!

    Our Permanent Collection!

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    • at Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo)
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 66 days

    For the first time since its 35 Year Anniversary Celebrations in 2014, the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art utilizes all of its exhibition spaces to present its rich and diverse collection which in total...More »

  • poster for Shinro Ohtake “Time Memory”

    Shinro Ohtake “Time Memory”

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    • at Take Ninagawa
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Shinro Ohtake presents his latest work on the “Time Memory” series, which he has been developing since 2011, accompanied by the release of two new catalogues. [Related Event] Shinro Ohtake “SO x...More »

  • poster for Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France

    Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France

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    • at Bunkamura Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 45 days

    Jouy-en-Josas is a town in the southwest suburbs of Paris near Versailles. The European chintz crafted at the factories in this area is called “Toile de Jouy,” widely known as traditional fabrics from...More »

  • poster for Yamatane Museum of Art Nihonga Award Seed 2016 - Meet the Future of Nihonga

    Yamatane Museum of Art Nihonga Award Seed 2016 - Meet the Future of Nihonga

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Yamatane Museum of Art was first opened in 1966 and went on to establish the Yamatane Museum of Art Award for Nihonga in 1971, running every year up until 1997. To celebrate the 50 year anniversary of...More »

  • poster for Trans/Real - The Possibilities of Immaterial Art vol.2 Tatsuo Gocho

    Trans/Real - The Possibilities of Immaterial Art vol.2 Tatsuo Gocho

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    • at Gallery αM
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 16 days

    Tatsuo Gocho attempts to reveal our processes of perception and judgement through his “Transparent/Space” and the air pocket/hole which lies between on layer and another, as the space where the object...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Miyamoto “Self Community - Family(box archive)”

    Hiroshi Miyamoto “Self Community - Family(box archive)”

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    • at 20202
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Hiroshi Miyamoto brings together three cds of family conversation with surveys of 9 families and a 129 page photography book reflecting on the contemporary state of the family from a personal perspective....More »

  • poster for Tatsumi Orimoto “Art x Life”

    Tatsumi Orimoto “Art x Life”

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    • at Kawasaki City Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 17 days

    The performance artist Tatsumi Orimoto, a resident of Kawasaki, has been at the forefront of contemporary art for more than 40 years. His international presence includes a show at the Venice Biennale....More »

  • poster for Trees in French Landscape Paintings, 1850 to 1920 – From Corot to Monet, Pissarro and Matisse

    Trees in French Landscape Paintings, 1850 to 1920 – From Corot to Monet, Pissarro and Matisse

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    • at Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 10 days

    With a focus on Impressionist paintings, this exhibition explores the evolution of French modern landscape paintings, using trees as the motif. This exhibition traces the roles trees have played in the...More »

  • poster for Kigi in Clematis no Oka

    Kigi in Clematis no Oka

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 17 days

    The creative unit Kigi was established in 2012 by Ryosuke Uehara and Yoshie Watanabe, working in the field of art direction and product design as well as producing original art works. Combining the conceptual...More »

  • poster for Naohiro Ukawa + Dommune University of the Arts “The 100 Japanese Contemporary Artists / Season 4”

    Naohiro Ukawa + Dommune University of the Arts “The 100 Japanese Contemporary Artists / Season 4”

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    • at Yamamoto Gendai
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Dommune, organized and directed by Naohiro Ukawa, is an online streaming platform for broadcasting talk shows and live performances from the leading edge of culture to the world. Since its inauguration...More »

  • poster for Yasuo Kuniyoshi Exhibition

    Yasuo Kuniyoshi Exhibition

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    • at Sogo Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889–1953) was a painter, photographer, and printmaker active in America during the turbulent first half of the 20th century. His work is currently back in the limelight, with a retrospective...More »

  • poster for Seiichi Motohashi “Sense of Place”

    Seiichi Motohashi “Sense of Place”

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    • at Izu Photo Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 19 days

    Documentary artist Motohashi Seiichi (1940–) has used the two modes of photography and film to document the lives of ordinary people since the 1960s. His work has received acclaim both on a national and...More »

  • poster for Cinderella in America: Works From the Masanao Kawata Collection

    Cinderella in America: Works From the Masanao Kawata Collection

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    • at The Hibiya Library Museum
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 6 days

    The story of Cinderella has many variations throughout the world. Versions by Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm spread throughout Europe and later to America, where Cinderella came to embody the...More »

  • poster for Philippe Weisbecker “En Noir et Blanc et En Couleur”

    Philippe Weisbecker “En Noir et Blanc et En Couleur”

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    • at Claska Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Following “Manufacturing” held in 2013, Phillipe Weisbecker presents his third exhibition at Claska, featuring a selection of his latest works. [Related Event] -Talk event by Phillipe Weisbecker and...More »

  • poster for Emi Fukuyama ”I Had Seen The Shore“

    Emi Fukuyama ”I Had Seen The Shore“

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    • at Poetic Scape
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 2 days

    We are pleased to announce Emi Fukuyama’s solo show at POETIC SCAPE “I Had Seen the Shore” which is her 2nd solo exhibition at POETIC SCAPE since “A Trip to Europe” in 2012. More »

  • poster for Haruki Murakami and Illustrators Exhibition

    Haruki Murakami and Illustrators Exhibition

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 52 days

    Japan’s leading novelist Haruki Murakami has worked with a range of illustrators in the production of his novels, essays and picture books. This exhibition follows the relation between text and image through...More »

  • poster for The Dignity of Life – Taro Okamoto’s Jomon

    The Dignity of Life – Taro Okamoto’s Jomon

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    • at Taro Okamoto Memorial museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 17 days

    Experience the artwork of Taro Okamoto together with pottery from Japan’s ancient Jomon period (14,000–300 BC) in the first exhibition of Jomon artifacts at the Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum. Curated by...More »

  • poster for Philippe Weisbecker “Hand Tools”

    Philippe Weisbecker “Hand Tools”

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    • at Pearl Bookshop & Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Presenting new illustrations by the Kyoto-based artist Philippe Weisbecker, whose book of drawings of Japanese carpentry tools “Hand Tools” was recently published by 888 Books. More »

  • poster for The Works of Keiko Minami and Ichi Ogawa

    The Works of Keiko Minami and Ichi Ogawa

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    • at Musee Hamaguchi Yozo / Yamasa Collection
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 52 days

    Keiko Minami’s copperplate prints combine nostalgia with tinges of solitude. Trees stand in rows birds and young girls linger about, the sky opens up endlessly. The people in these works neither beckon...More »

  • poster for Julia Lohmann + Gero Grundmann “Making the Known New”

    Julia Lohmann + Gero Grundmann “Making the Known New”

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    • at Kyoto Institute of Technology - Kyoto Design Lab Tokyo Gallery
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 3 days

    An exhibition of new work from the first participants in Kyoto Design Lab’s Designer in Residence, Julia Lohmann and Gero Grundmann. Lohmann utilized the latest technology in the D-lab to work with seaweed...More »

  • poster for Open Space 2016 Media Conscious

    Open Space 2016 Media Conscious

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    • at NTT ICC Inter Communication Center
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 269 days

    “Open Space 2016: Media Conscious” 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. Literally a beginner’s...More »

  • poster for Good Ideas for Good

    Good Ideas for Good

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    • at Advertising Museum Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 44 days

    Today advertising is not only directed at promoting products and services, but is also increasingly focused upon social issues and aims to bring out the good in us, as witnessed in this exhibition.More »

  • poster for 200 Years of Gyokusendo

    200 Years of Gyokusendo

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    • at Pola Museum Annex
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Presenting 20 new works by Gyokusendo, a metal craft company in Niigata Prefecture celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2016.More »

  • poster for Leaves Fumio Tachibana

    Leaves Fumio Tachibana

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    • at Sagacho Archives
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 17 days

    Fumio Tachibana is known for his prints, collages, and installations of scrap paper. It has been 20 years since his debut with “Made in U.S.A.” Works from this and other collections, as well as an artist...More »

  • poster for Japanese Quilts x Hyaku Kaidan 2016

    Japanese Quilts x Hyaku Kaidan 2016

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    • at Meguro Gajoen
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 10 days

    The culture of quilting was born in Europe and developed further in America, needle and thread drawing through the fabrics of everyday life to bring warmth from, more often than not, female hands. The...More »

  • poster for Noriyoshi Konno, the Kazuhiro Motomura Collection, and Robert Frank

    Noriyoshi Konno, the Kazuhiro Motomura Collection, and Robert Frank

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    • at Ricoh Imaging Square Ginza 8F, A.W.P Gallery zone
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 10 days

    An exhibition of some thirty works by photographer Noriyoshi Konno, with a focus on his gelatin-silver prints, plus recent color images and previously unreleased works. Konno shared artistic ideas with...More »

  • poster for 30th Anniversary Exhibition “Exquisite Views of East and West”

    30th Anniversary Exhibition “Exquisite Views of East and West”

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 3 days

    For its 30th anniversary, the Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art presents works of Eastern and Western art portraying sublime and beautiful landscapes by a range of traditional and contemporary artists...More »

  • poster for Ichinosuke Shunputei + Akira Yamaguchi “Rakugo: An Amusing Introduction”

    Ichinosuke Shunputei + Akira Yamaguchi “Rakugo: An Amusing Introduction”

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    • at Capsule
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 24 days

    An exhibition celebrating the release of “Ichinosuke Shunputei’s Amusing Rakugo,” a book illustrated by Akira Yamaguchi and published by Shogakukan. [Related Event] Rakugo Event: Ichinosuke Shunputei’s...More »

  • poster for Modern Beauty – Art and Fashion in France

    Modern Beauty – Art and Fashion in France

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    • at Pola Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 80 days

    This exhibition commemorating the 20th anniversary of The Pola Art Foundation spotlights “feminine beauty,” a special focus of the museum’s collection. The Industrial Revolution had a profound effect on...More »

  • poster for The Beauty of Traditional Japanese Porcelain and Elegant Edo Porcelain: The World of Ko-imari

    The Beauty of Traditional Japanese Porcelain and Elegant Edo Porcelain: The World of Ko-imari

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 75 days

    The first porcelain in Japan was produced in Arita Town in the mountains of Hizen (Saga Prefecture today) at the beginning of the Edo period (1603–1868). Hizen porcelain was developed into the three major...More »

  • poster for Animation Cabin Vol. 3 “Nonsense for Kids?!”

    Animation Cabin Vol. 3 “Nonsense for Kids?!”

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    • at Au Praxinoscope
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 37 days

    Children find special meaning in “non-sense,” as seen in these animated works. More »

  • poster for Buffet and the 1940’s-50’s - Paintings Confronting Absurdity

    Buffet and the 1940’s-50’s - Paintings Confronting Absurdity

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    • at Bernard Buffet Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 82 days

    In the late 1940s Bernard Buffet debuted his young talent in the galleries of Paris, unveiling paintings filled with isolation and emptiness, filled with a feeling of repression, underscored by the aggressive...More »

  • poster for Toshiya Motai “Printworks Portfolio”

    Toshiya Motai “Printworks Portfolio”

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    • at Gallery Taga 2
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 18 days

    “The Place of Appearance” is, for the artist, a place where a picture appears, where there is a slight overlay of the real world (Real) and another world (Idea). Toshiya Motai has previously attempted...More »

  • poster for Heart-Moving Realist Paintings – Living Artists in Japan

    Heart-Moving Realist Paintings – Living Artists in Japan

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    • at Hoki Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 150 days

    A single realist painting can take two to three months to complete. What does the viewer feel upon encountering these finished products, the culmination of the artist’s long creative process and period...More »

  • poster for Jiro Takamatsu: Visiting an Artist’s Studio

    Jiro Takamatsu: Visiting an Artist’s Studio

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    • at Yumiko Chiba Associates | Viewing Room Shinjuku
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 23 days

    In May 1974 Jiro Takamatsu appeared on the TV program “Visiting an Artist’s Studio”, introducing a number of his works and his own perspective on art. A number of years ago the tape of this broadcast was...More »

  • poster for Talk “Are You Internalizing Censorship in the Name of Self-Restraint?”

    Talk “Are You Internalizing Censorship in the Name of Self-Restraint?”

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    • at Vacant
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area

    Another project coinciding with but separate from this year’s MOT Annual “Loose Lips Save Ships” exhibition centers on interviews in article form. Artists’ Guild members raise questions about “self-restraint”...More »

  • poster for “Hello Work “

    “Hello Work “

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    • at Open Muji Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Whilst the rapid economic development of Japan has come to an end, it appears our working environment and our awareness towards our occupations has not followed this change. Whilst we must work for our...More »

  • poster for Kazumi Kurigami “Dedicated — Yasuyuki Shuto”

    Kazumi Kurigami “Dedicated — Yasuyuki Shuto”

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    • at アートスペースAM
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Always facing her subjects with a passion and human wamrth Kazumi Kurigami here turns her camera towards the ever disciplined body and mind of dancer Yasuyuki Shuto, capturing the depth and strength of...More »

  • poster for Fumie Hiratai + Tamihito Yoshikawa + Etsuko Yamagami “Cycle - Wind, Water, Land”

    Fumie Hiratai + Tamihito Yoshikawa + Etsuko Yamagami “Cycle - Wind, Water, Land”

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    • at Gallery Satoru
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 2 days

    [Related Event] Artist Talk Date: July 3(Sun) 14:00-More »

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