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  • poster for Shell Art Award 2017

    Shell Art Award 2017

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Shell Art Award is an open competition that aims to discover the next generation of talented artists. It is considered a gateway prize for up-and-coming creators and is highly respected in the art world....More »

  • poster for Ken Kitano “Gathering Light”

    Ken Kitano “Gathering Light”

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    • at MEM
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Photography by Ken Kitano. [Related Event] Talk Event Date and Hour: Nov. 25 (Sat) 19:00- Venue: MEM Guest: Gen Umezu (The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama) *Admission Free, Opening reception will...More »

  • poster for Naoki Ishikawa “Capturing the Light of Map on This Planet”

    Naoki Ishikawa “Capturing the Light of Map on This Planet”

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    • at Ichihara Lakeside Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 13 days

    The globetrotting photographer Naoki Ishikawa (b. 1977) trekked from the North Pole to the South Pole when he was just 22 years old and scaled the world’s seven highest summits at the age of 23. He undertakes...More »

  • poster for Yayoi Kusama Museum Inaugural Exhibition - Creation is a Solitary Pursuit, Love is What Brings You Closer to Art

    Yayoi Kusama Museum Inaugural Exhibition - Creation is a Solitary Pursuit, Love is What Brings You Closer to Art

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    • at Yayoi Kusama Museum
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 72 days

    This inaugural exhibition at the Yayoi Kusama Museum centers on the artist’s newest painting series, “My Eternal Soul.” Other new works by Kusama will be on display in addition to the sixteen paintings...More »

  • poster for Akiko & Masako Takada “Dissonance”

    Akiko & Masako Takada “Dissonance”

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    • at void +
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 36 days

    Akiko & Masako Takada present works exploring scale and how it and our personal perceptions influence each other. [Event] Talk Speakers: Akiko & Masako Takada, Keisuke Mori Date: Dec. 16...More »

  • poster for Yuko Mohri “Grey Skies”

    Yuko Mohri “Grey Skies”

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    • at Fujisawa City Art Space
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 44 days

    Yuko Mohri has created an installation that evokes invisible forces, such as magnetism, gravity, and light. In recent years she has been awarded a number of impressive accolades, including the Nissan Art...More »

  • poster for Domani: The Art of Tomorrow Exhibition Plus: Artists meet Books - Books as Trees and the Library as a Forest

    Domani: The Art of Tomorrow Exhibition Plus: Artists meet Books - Books as Trees and the Library as a Forest

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    • at The Hibiya Library Museum
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 65 days

    This exhibition presents the work of six individuals who have participated in the Agency for Cultural Affairs’ “Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists,” which was established in 1967 and provides...More »

  • poster for Miyako Ishiuchi “Grain And Image”

    Miyako Ishiuchi “Grain And Image”

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 79 days

    2017 is the 40th anniversary of Miyako Ishiuchi’s solo exhibition “Yokosuka Story,” which in effect marked her debut as a photographer. Celebrating this landmark year, this exhibition focuses on “grain,”...More »

  • poster for Ryuichi Sakamoto with Shiro Takatani “Installation Music 2: Is Your Time”

    Ryuichi Sakamoto with Shiro Takatani “Installation Music 2: Is Your Time”

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    • at NTT ICC Inter Communication Center
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 86 days

    Presenting the second installment in the ‘Installation Music’ series following “Ryuichi Sakamoto, async” at The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art. “Is Your Time,” the work on display, is a new installation...More »

  • poster for Decoration Never Dies, Anyway

    Decoration Never Dies, Anyway

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 72 days

    This decoration-focused exhibition features seven artists whom are all different in age, nationality, and genre. The means of expression they employ are diverse, including a trailer adorned with Gothic...More »

  • poster for Takahiro Iwasaki “Light is made of Stars”

    Takahiro Iwasaki “Light is made of Stars”

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    • at Urano
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Takahiro Iwasaki transforms our consciousness by visualizing the reality that we overlook on a daily basis, manipulating the distance and scale of objects. He has focused on the issue of electrical power...More »

  • poster for David Shrigley “Lose Your Mind”

    David Shrigley “Lose Your Mind”

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    • at Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 37 days

    Art Tower Mito is holding Japan’s first large-scale solo exhibition of the work of acclaimed British artist David Shrigley, known for his darkly humorous take on everyday situations. David Shrigley works...More »

  • poster for Open Site 2017-2018

    Open Site 2017-2018

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    • at Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 44 days

    This program aims to provide a platform for artistic activities in all creative fields, fostering new forms of expression and opening up opportunities to introduce innovative projects. It received even...More »

  • poster for Painters of Passion: Adventures in Color by Kandinsky, Rouault, and Their Contemporaries

    Painters of Passion: Adventures in Color by Kandinsky, Rouault, and Their Contemporaries

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    • at Shiodome Museum | Rouault Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 5 days

    This exhibition marks a first attempt to visually link the works of German Expressionists - primarily Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), considered one of the founders of abstract art - with those of Georges...More »

  • MAM Project 024: Dane Mitchell

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 107 days

    Dane Mitchell (b. 1976) researches the energies and dynamics of the invisible world from artistic, scientific, and historical perspectives. His investigations are frequently informed by the connection...More »

  • poster for Witold Romer “Forgotten Light of the Private Days”

    Witold Romer “Forgotten Light of the Private Days”

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    • at Kanzan Gallery
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 12 days

    Curated by Maciej Bujko of TIFF International Photography Festival held in Wroclaw, Poland, this is the first ever solo exhibition presenting works by Polish photographer Witold Romer in Japan. Romer (1900-1967)...More »

  • poster for Takashi Amano “Nature Aquarium”

    Takashi Amano “Nature Aquarium”

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    • at Gallery AaMo
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 37 days

    Takashi Amano is internationally known as “The Master of Aquascape.” This exhibition focuses on his “Nature Aquarium” series, for which he recreated natural ecosystems, along with his large-scale professional...More »

  • poster for Haruo Ohara “Living on Brazil’s vast earth”

    Haruo Ohara “Living on Brazil’s vast earth”

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    • at Fujifilm Square
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 13 days

    Haruo Ohara traveled to Brazil as a pioneer farmer, later mastering photographic technology and establishing himself as an amateur photographer who received acclaim from critics in both Japan and internationally....More »

  • poster for Shigeko Ikeda “Yokohama Style”

    Shigeko Ikeda “Yokohama Style”

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

    Shigeko Ikeda (1925 - 2015) was a collector, designer and stylist credited as being responsible for rekindling the trend for vintage kimono. Kimonos that had enjoyed their heyday during the Meiji (1869-1912),...More »

  • poster for Naobummi Seimiya “Beyond the sunset”

    Naobummi Seimiya “Beyond the sunset”

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    • at Takasaki Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 47 days

    Though the late woodcut printer Naobummi Seimiya (1917-1991) was born 100 years ago, the quiet poetry of his works continues to fascinate viewers. At the center of his practice is a deep empathy for people’s...More »

  • poster for Flap-flop, Clap-clop: A Place Where Words Are Born

    Flap-flop, Clap-clop: A Place Where Words Are Born

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    • at Arts Maebashi
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Hikkuri-ko, gakkuri-ko – the sound of footsteps under the influence of a little alcohol? Rendered in the exhibition’s English title as “Flap-flop, Clap-clop,” this is how Sakutaro Hagiwara, in an unpublished...More »

  • poster for The Etcher: Keiko Kiyohara Retrospective

    The Etcher: Keiko Kiyohara Retrospective

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    • at Hachioji Yume Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • 2017-11-11 - 2017-12-14

    Only 30 works remain from the short life of copperplate etching artist Keiko Kiyohara (1955–1987). Thirty years after her death, these intricate, mesmerizing prints are now admired for their mysterious...More »

  • poster for 2017 MOMAS Collection Part 3

    2017 MOMAS Collection Part 3

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Selections include Western and Japanese modernists like Pissarro and Ryusei Kishida, artworks depicting children, Nihonga from the Meiji and Taisho eras with a focus on the works of Tenju Emori, and portrayals...More »

  • poster for The Century of Bicycle – Bicycle = Life + Design + Ecology

    The Century of Bicycle – Bicycle = Life + Design + Ecology

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    • at Sakura City Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Sakura City in Chiba Prefecture has become a destination for cycling enthusiasts in recent years as the setting for the animated version of the popular manga “Yowamushi Pedal” about competitive racing....More »

  • poster for Kiyoshi Kuroda “Paper”

    Kiyoshi Kuroda “Paper”

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    • at hpgrp Gallery Tokyo
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 23 days

    While visiting New York this summer, Kiyoshi Kuroda was struck by what he saw: scenes including plants, food packaging, crafts and taxidermy displays at museums, things thrown out on the street. His paper...More »

  • poster for Sèvres: 300 Creative Years Porcelain for the French Court

    Sèvres: 300 Creative Years Porcelain for the French Court

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    • at Suntory Museum of Art
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 44 days

    In 2010, the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres and the Musée national de Céramique-Sèvres were integrated to establish a new organization under the name Sèvres, Cité de la céramique. This exhibition is the...More »

  • poster for Maki Ohkojima “Sleep of All Things, Vessels of the Earth”

    Maki Ohkojima “Sleep of All Things, Vessels of the Earth”

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    • at Fuchu Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 72 days

    In the works of Maki Ohkojima, new life is born and new ecosystems develop out of sleeping creatures. The universe is depicted as being full of living things, with the connections between birds, beasts,...More »

  • poster for Denmark Design

    Denmark Design

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    • at Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 12 days

    Denmark is the Northern European country that produced Andersen’s fairy tales, Lego, and other items well-known even in Japan. Approximately 5.7 million people live in this small country, which is about...More »

  • poster for Showa × Tokyo Shitamachi Serenade: Yu Takita Exhibition

    Showa × Tokyo Shitamachi Serenade: Yu Takita Exhibition

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Starts in 19 days

    In the prewar Showa years, the voices of old men hawking freshly steamed brown rice bread would echo through the streets of Terajima-cho in Tokyo’s shitamachi (downtown) Mukojima Ward. It was around this...More »

  • poster for Special 60th Memorial Exhibition: Gyokudo Kawai - Seasons, People, Nature

    Special 60th Memorial Exhibition: Gyokudo Kawai - Seasons, People, Nature

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Gyokudo Kawai (1873-1957) loved the mountains of Japan and passionately depicted the lives of the people living among the country’s abundant nature. This retrospective marking the 60th anniversary of his...More »

  • poster for Katsuji Abe “Portraitures of Jazz”

    Katsuji Abe “Portraitures of Jazz”

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    • at Ricoh Imaging Square Ginza 8F, A.W.P Gallery zone
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 65 days

    Photographer, graphic designer, and producer Katsuji Abe made significant contributions to the jazz scene with his photographs of jazz musicians including Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk, John...More »

  • poster for Yuki Otani + Yoshiaki Takahashi “Fiction Nostalgia”

    Yuki Otani + Yoshiaki Takahashi “Fiction Nostalgia”

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    • at AL
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    In their first collaboration here Yuki Otani and Yoshiaki Takahashi will present an installation format exhibition focusing on the “past” as a subject. Otani exhibits drawings and prints, and Takahashi...More »

  • poster for Van Gogh & Japan

    Van Gogh & Japan

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) was profoundly interested in Japan. From his Paris period to his early days in Arles, he collected ukiyo-e prints and writings on Japanese culture. Conversely, Japanese artists...More »

  • poster for Takashi Nemoto “Ocean of Trees”

    Takashi Nemoto “Ocean of Trees”

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    • at Mizuma Art Gallery - Ichigaya
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 9 days

    The “Ocean of Trees” that forms the exhibition’s title is a major piece Nemoto has been working on for over half a year since May 2017,which at 333.3 x 788 centimetres is almost exactly the same size as...More »

  • poster for Two Mountains Photography Project 2017: Mount Kinabalu and Mount Fuji - A story of two mountains

    Two Mountains Photography Project 2017: Mount Kinabalu and Mount Fuji - A story of two mountains

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    • at Espace Kuu
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Malaysia and Japan have spent many years building a close relationship. In 2013, the Two Mountains Photograph Project was launched in order to deepen this mutual understanding through the power of photography...More »

  • poster for Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Musashino City & The Centennial of Inokashira Park

    Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Musashino City & The Centennial of Inokashira Park

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    • at Kichijoji Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    A look back on the historical and cultural significance of Musashino City, home to Inokashira Park which opened 100 years ago. More »

  • poster for People Who Draw: The World of Jiro Taniguchi

    People Who Draw: The World of Jiro Taniguchi

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    • at La Maison Franco-Japonaise
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Manga is sometimes called the “ninth art.” Jiro Taniguchi (1947–2017) brought new expressions to the ever-evolving world of Japanese manga with works displaying an original style within orthodox conventions....More »

  • poster for Gaku Onogi “Picture Book Illustrations – Inner Child”

    Gaku Onogi “Picture Book Illustrations – Inner Child”

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    • at Nerima Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 58 days

    Gaku Onogi (1924–1976) was an award-winner children’s book illustrator and painter who lived in Nerima Ward. The Nerima Art Museum’s collection contains more works by him than any other artist. Focusing...More »

  • poster for Photographs of Innocence and of Experience: Contemporary Japanese Photography vol. 14

    Photographs of Innocence and of Experience: Contemporary Japanese Photography vol. 14

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    • at Tokyo Photographic Art Musem
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 44 days

    The “Contemporary Japanese Photography” exhibition was begun in 2002 to provide a venue for new, creative endeavors and offer support to people with creative spirits who strive to expand the possibilities...More »

  • poster for Haikara-san ga Toru (Mademoiselle Anne): Taisho Girls & The World of Waki Yamato!

    Haikara-san ga Toru (Mademoiselle Anne): Taisho Girls & The World of Waki Yamato!

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Girls who ride pushbikes and wear patterned kimonos with traditional hakama, lace-up boots, and big bows in their hair… This is the adorably cute “hakama” style that was popular with young women during...More »

  • poster for “Reversible Destiny Lofts Mitaka” Tour

    “Reversible Destiny Lofts Mitaka” Tour

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    • at Reversible Destiny Lofts Mitaka
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Tour the grounds and interiors of the iconic Mitaka apartment complex designed by Shusaku Arakawa and Madeline Gins that has drawn international attention since its completion. [Event Details] Dec....More »

  • poster for Nao Yoshigai “Breathing Room”

    Nao Yoshigai “Breathing Room”

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    • at Ai Kowada Gallery
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Starts tomorrow

    An omnibus comprised of four videos by Nao Yohshigai, totaling around 60 minutes in length and including “Hottamaru Days,” which received the New Face Award at the 19th Japan Media Arts Festival, and his...More »

  • poster for Picture…book?

    Picture…book?

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    • at Atelier Muji
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 2 days

    The relationship between people and books is long-established. At first these objects that form an integral part of our lives were made from natural materials such as stone, soil, plants, and animal skin....More »

  • poster for Architecture on Paper: Architectural Drawings of Japan 1970s-1990s

    Architecture on Paper: Architectural Drawings of Japan 1970s-1990s

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    • at National Archives of Modern Architecture
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 51 days

    Architectural drawings are what are commonly referred to as “plans.” They may take the form of preliminary sketches, design drawings, construction drawings, or beautifully colored and shaded presentation...More »

  • poster for Akira, Aliki, Arata, Arita - Contemporary Arita Porcelain

    Akira, Aliki, Arata, Arita - Contemporary Arita Porcelain

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    • at Kana Kawanishi Photography
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 50 days

    Akira Fujimoto has been collaborating with Arita Porcelain Lab, a historic yet innovative kiln in the traditional Arita porcelain field, since 2014 on the Arita Porcelain Project. As an artist, Fujimoto...More »

  • poster for Open Space 2017: Re-envisioning the Future

    Open Space 2017: Re-envisioning the Future

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    • at NTT ICC Inter Communication Center
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 86 days

    Exhibition introducing works of media art and other forms of artistic expression born out of today’s media environments. On display are leading works from the realm of media art, including artworks incorporating...More »

  • poster for Beautiful Rice - For a Sustainable Future

    Beautiful Rice - For a Sustainable Future

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    • at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Ends in 24 days

    What can we do today to ensure delicious rice production over the next 1000 years? This exhibition analyzes the traditional rice cultivation methods that have continued for thousands of years in Asian...More »

  • poster for Morikazu Kumagai “The Joy of Life”

    Morikazu Kumagai “The Joy of Life”

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 96 days

    Kumagai Morikazu (1880-1977) is widely recognized for a style that is distinguished by bright colors and distinct forms. His later works, depicting familiar living things like flowers, insects, and birds,...More »

  • poster for Tokusaburo Masamune Exhibition

    Tokusaburo Masamune Exhibition

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    • at Fuchu Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 13 days

    Tokusaburo Masamune was born in Bizen, Okayama Prefecture in 1883. After studying at Tokyo Art School he went to France, where he was significantly influenced by Matisse and Monet. He was forced to return...More »

  • poster for Akiko Endo “Cosmic Soul”

    Akiko Endo “Cosmic Soul”

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    • at Musashino Art University Museum & Library
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Akiko Endo’s large-scale works that tell grand narratives incorporating all phenomena existing in the world leave a lasting impression. This retrospective introduces her wide-ranging achievements, focusing...More »

  • poster for Yukio Fukazawa Exhibition

    Yukio Fukazawa Exhibition

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    • at Tama Art University
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 72 days

    Yukio Fukazawa, who passed away at the age of 93 in January, 2017, was a world-renowned Japanese printmaker who taught copperplate etching at Tama Art University for many years. Inspired by artists such...More »

  • poster for TOP Collection : The Eternal Inspiration

    TOP Collection : The Eternal Inspiration

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    • at Tokyo Photographic Art Musem
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 44 days

    Eugène Atget is an important figure in the history of photographic expression so the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum has made a point of collecting his works since it was first established, now boasting...More »

  • poster for Otto Nebel and his contemporaries - Chagall, Kandinsky, Klee

    Otto Nebel and his contemporaries - Chagall, Kandinsky, Klee

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    • at Bunkamura Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 2 days

    The painter Otto Nebel (1892–1973), who spent his artistic career in Switzerland and Germany, met Kandinsky, Klee and others at Bauhaus during a stay in Weimar in the mid-1920s, forging long-lasting friendships...More »

  • poster for MOMAT Collection Exhibition

    MOMAT Collection Exhibition

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 163 days

    In this ongoing series of exhibitions, the museum presents trends in modern and contemporary Japanese art from the 20th century to the present, including references to international connections. The “Highlights”...More »

  • poster for Glenn Gould Gathering

    Glenn Gould Gathering

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    • at Sogetsu Kaikan
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 2 days

    2017 marks the 85th anniversary of the birth of Glenn Gould - a solitary musician hailing from Canada - which coincides with the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation. To commemorate these milestones,...More »

  • poster for Tower of the Sun 1967-2018: What did Taro Okamoto Question

    Tower of the Sun 1967-2018: What did Taro Okamoto Question

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    • at Taro Okamoto Memorial museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 163 days

    In March 2018, Taro Okamoto’s themed pavilion titled “Tower of the Sun,” which became the symbol of the Osaka Expo ‘70, will finally be reborn. Taking advantage of the opportunity presented by seismic...More »

  • poster for Kyuzaburo Ito: Fantasy and Poetry

    Kyuzaburo Ito: Fantasy and Poetry

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    • at Yokosuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Kyuzaburo Ito (1906–1977) was a leading Nitten Exhibition-featured artist whose Surrealist paintings leaned toward the avant-garde. After the WWII he returned to Kyoto, where he boldly continued to adapt...More »

  • poster for Stone Sculpture Design by Sori Yanagi

    Stone Sculpture Design by Sori Yanagi

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    • at Gallery TOM
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 10 days

    [Related Event] Special Talk Event Date: Dec. 23 (Sat) 16:00- Speakers: Ryu Niimi (Director of Oita Prefectural Art Museum), Samiro Yunoki (dye artist) *Event in JapaneseMore »

  • poster for Science Film Screening “History of the Antarctic Exploration – Antarctica 1”

    Science Film Screening “History of the Antarctic Exploration – Antarctica 1”

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area

    The Antarctic exploration ship Soya departed Japan in November 1956 to join the research expedition in Antarctica. It was just 11 years after the end of World War II, and a defeated nation’s attempt to...More »

  • poster for Ara Mahoshi: Art, Anything to Access A World

    Ara Mahoshi: Art, Anything to Access A World

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    • at Tokyo Shibuya Koen-dori Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Nowadays we tend to categorize things in everyday life to make them easier to understand. This said, often what we encounter defies categorization and leaves us feeling confused. To take things just as...More »

  • poster for Cherishing Nature

    Cherishing Nature

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    • at Crafts Gallery at the National Museum of Modern Art
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 65 days

    Japanese culture loves changes and beauty in nature, and nature features prominently in its lifestyles and living enviroments. Japanese craft artists use natural materials to create beautiful forms as...More »

  • poster for Future of Creation 13: Motomasa Suzuki Exhibition “MOD” Directed by Toshio Shimizu

    Future of Creation 13: Motomasa Suzuki Exhibition “MOD” Directed by Toshio Shimizu

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    • at LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Established in September 2014, “Future of Creation” is an exhibition series curated by four leading creators in the worlds of art and architecture: Toshio Shimizu (art director), Ryohei Miyata (goldsmith),...More »

  • poster for The Research Associate Exhibition 2017

    The Research Associate Exhibition 2017

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    • at Musashino Art University Museum & Library
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 7 days

    This exhibition displays the results of the creative work and findings of the research associates who assist in Musashino Art University’s various laboratories. It presents the rich range of styles in...More »

  • poster for Lounge & Music Event “Minglius”

    Lounge & Music Event “Minglius”

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    • at A.I.T. Room
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area

    Minglius (Mingle x Us) events offer the chance for students and graduates of the contemporary art school MAD (Making Art Different) to gather with other art enthusiasts and enjoy music, drinks, and refreshments....More »

  • poster for Marimekko Spirit

    Marimekko Spirit

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    • at Ginza Graphic Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 29 days

    Marimekko is a brand now loved by fans all around the world, with its unique designs brimming with originality and its fascinating approach to color. When craftsmanship and industrialization began to come...More »

  • poster for 90 Years of Kinder book - The world of children traced through pictures and songs

    90 Years of Kinder book - The world of children traced through pictures and songs

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    • at Printing Museum
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 30 days

    Kinder book was born as “Observational Picture Books Kinder Book” in November 1927 and will be turning 90 years old in 2017. It was an early forerunner of monthly childcare picture books that were distributed...More »

  • poster for Beautiful Books Can Change the World: The Universe of Tara Books, India

    Beautiful Books Can Change the World: The Universe of Tara Books, India

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    • at Itabashi Art Museum
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Tara Books is an independent publishing house based in Chennai, South India that creates handmade picture books akin to crafted objects. Since its establishment in 1994, it has published a number of titles,...More »

  • poster for “Building connections between people, architecture, and towns” Confort Special Talk Event

    “Building connections between people, architecture, and towns” Confort Special Talk Event

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    • at 3331 Arts Chiyoda
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • 2017-12-14 - 2017-12-14

    At this event hosted by Confort, a magazine specializing in architecture and interiors, Masahiro Harada and Seikatsu Harada of Mount Fuji Architects Studio, and Terutaka Suzuki, an associate professor...More »

  • poster for “Hogai Kano and the Big Four: Modern Japanese Painting, Another Vein”

    “Hogai Kano and the Big Four: Modern Japanese Painting, Another Vein”

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    • at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Hogai Kano (1828-1888) is an artist who represents the dawn of modern Japanese painting, his masterpiece “Hibo Kannon,” produced for the emperor, hailed as a turning point that shines brightly in the narrative...More »

  • poster for W. Eugene Smith: A Life in Photography

    W. Eugene Smith: A Life in Photography

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    • at Tokyo Photographic Art Musem
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 44 days

    W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978) is one of the greatest documentary photographers in the history of photography. He published many excellent photo-essays such as “Country Doctor,” “Spanish Village,” “Nurse...More »

  • poster for The Sculptures of Sachi Hasegawa - Ley Lines

    The Sculptures of Sachi Hasegawa - Ley Lines

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    • at Hiratsuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 114 days

    This eleventh event in the Hiratsuka Museum of Art “Lobby Exhibition” series will introduce sculptures by Sachi Hasegawa (b. 1982), who completed her studies at the Graduate School of Musashino Art University...More »

  • poster for Prints in Paris 1900: From Elite to the Street

    Prints in Paris 1900: From Elite to the Street

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    • at Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 24 days

    In Paris at the end of the 19th century, prints that up until that time were just for transmitting information or a means of reproduction became the latest medium for artists to widen the potential of...More »

  • poster for 3rd “My Best Work” Exhibition - Painting the Ideal Landscape: Scenes Unlike Photographs Emerge

    3rd “My Best Work” Exhibition - Painting the Ideal Landscape: Scenes Unlike Photographs Emerge

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    • at Hoki Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 156 days

    Introducing a variety of works from more than 20 brand new collections by popular painters of realism, this exhibition is comprised of a total of around 140 items, including a number of new portraits,...More »

  • poster for Naoki Ishikawa “Svalbard”

    Naoki Ishikawa “Svalbard”

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    • at NADiff a/p/a/r/t
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Exhibiting Naoki Ishikawa’s photography and notes reflecting on documentation and memory during a trip through the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, plus tools and other items Ishikawa has used during...More »

  • poster for René Lalique Perfume Bottles - Art Deco, The Beauty of Fragrance and Adornment

    René Lalique Perfume Bottles - Art Deco, The Beauty of Fragrance and Adornment

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    • at The Shoto Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 44 days

    In nineteenth-century France, as fragrance culture was reaching its height, René Lalique (1860-1945) exquisitely captured the invisible world of “scent” through sophisticated glasswork embellished with...More »

  • Hokusai and Japonisme

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 44 days

    In the latter half of the 19th century, Western artists were fascinated by the new expression they found in Japanese art, and this led to the phenomenon known as Japonisme. It was the genius ukiyo-e artist...More »

  • poster for Ryota Tsukamoto “Drive-thru”

    Ryota Tsukamoto “Drive-thru”

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    • at G/P Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 13 days

    Ryota Tsukamoto was born in Osaka in 1986 and won a grand prize at the Tokyo Frontline Photo Award in 2017, an award that has been given to contemporary photographers since 2011. Having been fascinated...More »

  • poster for Livres d’enfance français, Collection Kashima Shigeru

    Livres d’enfance français, Collection Kashima Shigeru

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    • at Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 9 days

    This is the first time for these French picture books treasured for many years in the collection of rare Western books belonging to Shigeru Kashima, a scholar of French literature, to be shown in public....More »

  • poster for Koji Aoki, the World of Winter Olympic Games - from 1984 Sarajevo to 2014 Sochi

    Koji Aoki, the World of Winter Olympic Games - from 1984 Sarajevo to 2014 Sochi

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    • at Canon Gallery S
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 50 days

    Presenting a selection of press photographs capturing the Winter Olympics as shot by Koji Aoki, a photographer who has documented the winter and summer Olympics a total of 17 times to date. Aoki has worked...More »

  • poster for Takashi Sakai Exhibition “Bartering in the mountains”

    Takashi Sakai Exhibition “Bartering in the mountains”

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    • at The National Museum of Art, Okutama
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Takashi Sakai collects unwanted items and objects that have depreciated in value, taking these things that are considered garbage to some and offering them up to others at sites of “bartering” or “exchange.”...More »

  • poster for Hiroyuki Takenouchi “The Fourth Wall”

    Hiroyuki Takenouchi “The Fourth Wall”

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    • at PGI
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Having unveiled works such as Liberty City (P.G.I.), SEASONS (Foil Gallery), and Crow (P.G.I.), photographer Hiroyuki Takenouchi has set his sights on presenting audiences with metropolitan landscapes;...More »

  • poster for World Book Design 2016-17 feat. Book Design of the Czech Republic in the 21st Century

    World Book Design 2016-17 feat. Book Design of the Czech Republic in the 21st Century

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    • at P&P Gallery
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 79 days

    This exhibit features some 200 books, including books of superior design from Japan, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Canada, China, and the Czech Republic, as well as books accepted for the “Best Books...More »

  • poster for Shimura’s kimonos, Mina’s obis

    Shimura’s kimonos, Mina’s obis

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    • at Hobonichi's Tobichi
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 2 days

    It has been two years since the last time kimonos from the collection of Atelier Shimura - a brand of creators who have inherited the art that dyeing master Fukumi Shimura and Yoko Shimura built - and...More »

  • Czech Cinema In The Year of Czech Culture 2017

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    • at National Film Center
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 9 days

    From silent films of the 1920s to early talkies, postwar genre films, Czechoslovak New Wave masterpieces, and 1970s cinema following the Prague Spring, this series introduces a program of 26 Czech films...More »

  • poster for Kensuke Karasawa “Mirror Behind Hole: Photography into Sculpture vol. 6”

    Kensuke Karasawa “Mirror Behind Hole: Photography into Sculpture vol. 6”

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    • at Gallery αM
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Sculptures are produced through processes such as chiseling and carving. Statues, on the other hand, are usually created from molds into which the primary material is poured so that it may take the shape...More »

  • poster for Habu and Mongoose “Breakthrough From Chaos”

    Habu and Mongoose “Breakthrough From Chaos”

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    • at Tokyo Midtown Design Hub
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 9 days

    What is the ideal creative style in our constantly diversifying modern society? The creative group, Tymote, active in a variety of fields including graphic design, film, music, engineering, art, fashion,...More »

  • poster for Night at the Hakone Open Air Museum

    Night at the Hakone Open Air Museum

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    • at Hakone Open Air Museum
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 24 days

    The countdown to Christmas begins with “Night at the Hakone Open Air Museum,” an outdoor exhibit combining the park’s sculptures with illuminations by lighting and video artist Kyota Takahashi, known for...More »

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