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  • poster for Aki Kondo “Works on paper 2011-2014”

    Aki Kondo “Works on paper 2011-2014”

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    • at Shugoarts
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for Erika Kobayashi “Breakfast with Madame Curie” Publishing Party

    Erika Kobayashi “Breakfast with Madame Curie” Publishing Party

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    • at Gallery 360 Degrees
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Today only!

    This get-together celebrates the publication of Erika Kobayashi’s “Breakfast With Madame Curie,” a novel about radiation as a substance the eye cannot see. Kobayashi has been independently researching...More »

  • poster for Koichiro Takagi “Eyes Of Tomorrow”

    Koichiro Takagi “Eyes Of Tomorrow”

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    • at Clear Edition & Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends Today

    Looked at one way, Takagi’s works may leave viewers with feelings of uneasiness. Some of the motifs for their backgrounds come from scriptures, and often feature anthropomorphized animals with unbalanced...More »

  • poster for Wataru Kawawo  “Draw In”

    Wataru Kawawo “Draw In”

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    • at Gallery MoMo Projects
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends Today

    The work of Wataru Kawawo focuses upon the motif of the female form, often enshrouded in seeming lines or fur which rather than giving the impression of garments bring to mind blood vessels and the structures...More »

  • poster for Yoshie Uchida “A Hot Day”

    Yoshie Uchida “A Hot Day”

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    • at Galerie Vivant
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for 5th Anniversary Special Exhibition: Manabu Ikeda

    5th Anniversary Special Exhibition: Manabu Ikeda

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    • at Gallery Kart
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Rarely-seen illustrations, compositions, sketches, and newspaper-comissioned courtroom drawings spanning the career of Manabu Ikeda, an artist acclaimed for his highly detailed works. [Related Event] Artist’s...More »

  • poster for “Clima” Way of the Concrete 01— The Body and the Portrait

    “Clima” Way of the Concrete 01— The Body and the Portrait

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    • at Diginner Gallery Workshop
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Takako Ishii, a Japanese artist who has lived in Italy for 15 years, introduces “Clima 01”, an exhibition produced in collaboration with the Italian art-promoting group Spazio Seme. These works demonstrate...More »

  • poster for Atelier Jet’s Exhibition

    Atelier Jet’s Exhibition

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    • at Azabujuban Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 2 days

    The first independent exhibition by 13 artists of Atelier Jet’s, with a focus on the works of Satoshi Seii, Masato Hanzawa, and Kenshiro Miyamoto, who are registered with Able Art Company promoting the...More »

  • poster for Barry Whittaker “Throwing Things at the Sky”

    Barry Whittaker “Throwing Things at the Sky”

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    • at 3331 Arts Chiyoda
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 5 days

    Cumulating his residency with 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Barry Whittaker (American artist active in Toledo, Ohio) will be presenting a series of digital works in this exhibition. Photography, video, interactive...More »

  • poster for Below the Tree Which Makes Dreams Come True

    Below the Tree Which Makes Dreams Come True

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    • at Gallery Saoh & Tomos
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Venue: Gallery Saoh & TomosMore »

  • poster for Appropriating Things, Referencing Images: The Next Step

    Appropriating Things, Referencing Images: The Next Step

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    • at Kodama Gallery Tokyo
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Four artists reinterpret the position of the ready made and its role in Dada, Neo-dada and Surrealism and while using existing objects and images incorporate these into a process of clear production, pointing...More »

  • poster for Natsuko Kiura “Captured Landscapes”

    Natsuko Kiura “Captured Landscapes”

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    • at Takashi Somemiya Gallery
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Natsuko Kiura creates oil paintings like photographs, depicting scenes of the everyday with little stress placed on the uniqueness of her subject as if seemingly rejecting the specificity of objects and...More »

  • poster for New Artists 2014

    New Artists 2014

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    • at Gallery Jin Projects / Esprit+
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 7 days

    The gallery’s annual group show “New Artists” selects and showcases the works of up-and-coming young creators. This year’s exhibition introduces paintings, sculpture, film, and more by six artists, filling...More »

  • poster for Hirofumi Ishii Exhibition

    Hirofumi Ishii Exhibition

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    • at Traumaris 'Space'
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 8 days

    In a critique of the negative group psychology which has emerged through TV and the internet Hirofumi Ishii recreates hyper-realist paintings of photos taken from the media and reflects on the power of...More »

  • poster for Naho Aizawa “Infinite Observation Points”

    Naho Aizawa “Infinite Observation Points”

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    • at Space2*3
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 8 days
  • poster for David Duval-Smith “Kebukaijin”

    David Duval-Smith “Kebukaijin”

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    • at Tetoka
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 15 days

    [Related Events] Workshop “Watercolor Class” Date: July 19(Sat) 13:00-15:00, 16:00-18:00 Admission: ¥3000 (inc. 1 drink) Capacity: 10 participants Workshop “Bamboo Carving” Date: July 20(Sun),...More »

  • poster for Lee U-Fan Exhibition

    Lee U-Fan Exhibition

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    • at Kaikai Kiki Gallery
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 19 days

    Since the late 1960s, Lee Ufan has been praised both in and outside of Japan as one of the leading artists of the Monoha conceptual art movement. In recent years, however, he has moved beyond this framework...More »

  • poster for Rudolf Steiner “Land of Angels”

    Rudolf Steiner “Land of Angels”

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 21 days

    Reviewing the life and work of Rudolf Steiner through 3 distinct paths this exhibition examines the efforts of his later life through 24 of over 1000 blackboard drawings produced between 1919-1925 in the...More »

  • poster for 2014 Second-Term Momas Collection Exhibiton

    2014 Second-Term Momas Collection Exhibiton

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 29 days

    This exhibition is split into three themes: “The Artist’s Gaze: Modern French Painting as Seen by Maurice Denis”, “To See as if Reading: The Art of Shusaku Arakawa”, and “Research Program: On Settai Komura”....More »

  • poster for Artist Lab - Experiments in Making

    Artist Lab - Experiments in Making

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    • at Atelier, Kawaguchi Art Gallery
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 29 days

    Sharing new discoveries and values between artist and viewer in a process of experiments towards making. [Related Events] Artist Talks Dates: July 27(Sun) Junta Egawa 15:30- August 3(Sun) Tsuyoshi...More »

  • poster for Eri Uemura “Kiss”

    Eri Uemura “Kiss”

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    • at Jikka
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 29 days
  • poster for Barefoot Gen Illustration Exhibition

    Barefoot Gen Illustration Exhibition

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    • at Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 35 days

    Barefoot Gen was the creation of manga artist Keiji Nakazawa, depicting the events of the Hiroshima bombing, and later became published in 1980 as a picture book, 24 original illustrations of which are...More »

  • poster for Uchinokoto - House, Family, Inside and I -

    Uchinokoto - House, Family, Inside and I -

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    • at Akibatamabi 21
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 35 days

    A group of eight artists and one designer, based in the Netherlands and including members from Japan and Germany, have been drawn together through their relocation from their origins and here move/return...More »

  • poster for Evangelion Exhibition

    Evangelion Exhibition

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    • at Sogo Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 36 days

    The acclaimed hit animation “Evangelion” was first premiered as a TV series in 1995 and was later released as a film series from 2007, reaching a new generation of fans, with the third installment of this...More »

  • poster for Ben Shahn and Georges Rouault

    Ben Shahn and Georges Rouault

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura Annex
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 44 days

    Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was born into a Jewish family in Tsarist Russia and later emigrated to the U.S.A. while Georges Rouault (1871-1958) was brought up in Paris and continued to pursue his artistic career...More »

  • The Two Jodorowskys— Fruits of Love

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    • at Atsukobarouh Arts Drinks Talk
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 50 days

    Commemorating his first new film in 23 years, these drawings by Alejandro Jodorowsky, the legendary director who captivated the world, and his wife, artist Pascale Montandon-Jodorowsky, present a harsh...More »

  • poster for Tadashi Kawamata “Project Document Tokyo in Progress 2010-2013”

    Tadashi Kawamata “Project Document Tokyo in Progress 2010-2013”

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    • at Misa Shin Gallery
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 56 days

    Kawamata is an artist who, for over 30 years, has continually attempted to break the conventional boundaries of artistic expression by exploring the themes of “Art and Society.” “Tokyo in progress - the...More »

  • poster for Tatsuo Majima Exhibiton

    Tatsuo Majima Exhibiton

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    • at Tolot / Heuristic Shinonome
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Ends in 56 days

    [Related Event] Tatsuo Majima Performance Date: August 30 (Sat) 16:00-More »

  • poster for 130 Years of Yumeji Takehisa - Part 1 Bijinga

    130 Years of Yumeji Takehisa - Part 1 Bijinga

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    • at Takehisa Yumeji Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 57 days

    This September will mark the 130th anniversary of the birth of Yumeji Takehisa(1884-1934) and the Takehisa Yumeji Museum celebrates this occasion with an exhibition of his work spread over two parts, beginning...More »

  • poster for The Land of SF

    The Land of SF

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    • at Setagaya Literary Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 57 days

    Following the developments of Japanese science fiction from its so-called generation, made up of the likes of Shinichi Hoshi, Sakyo Komatsu, Tezuka Osamu, Yasutaka Tsutsui and Hiroshi Manabe, here Setagaya...More »

  • 2D Work Award Winners Exhibition

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    • at Tokyo Wonder Wall
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 58 days

    12 artists selected for the Wonder Wall Award from 479 competitors present their work in a relay of solo exhibitions held between October 2013 - September 2014, with an artist talk held each month. Exhibition...More »

  • poster for Leiko Ikemura “Pioon”

    Leiko Ikemura “Pioon”

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 73 days

    Leiko Ikemura offers up a sense of transformation imbued in the depths and surfaces of her sculptural work, showcased at Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum for the first time in 8 years. Here the lines of the...More »

  • poster for Yokohama Paratriennale 2014 - First Contact

    Yokohama Paratriennale 2014 - First Contact

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    • at Zou-no-hana Terrace
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 93 days

    This year the first Yokohama Paratriennale opens in accompaniment to the official Yokohama Triennale. “First Contact” brings together people with disabilities and experts from many different fields and...More »

  • poster for Open Saturdays

    Open Saturdays

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    • at Fabre 8710
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 140 days

    A 1 year long exhibition open only on Saturdays, with work from associated artists progressing, shifting and changing over this period.More »

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Permanent events

  • Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall Permanent Exhibit

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    • at Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area

    Works, studies, sketches, ceramics, kimonos, artworks by friends, letters, bamboo crafts, and other belongings of Yokoyama Taikan are on display. Exhibits will change every three months. Closed during...More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Rashinban Selection - Female Artists Exhibition Vol.2

    Rashinban Selection - Female Artists Exhibition Vol.2

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    • at Art Space Rashinban
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 2 days
  • poster for The Work of Moyoco Anno— Ochibiko-san’s World

    The Work of Moyoco Anno— Ochibiko-san’s World

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    • at Stitch Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 3 days

    Spotlighting her “Ochibiko-san” character serialized in Asahi Shimbun’s Aera Magazine, this show presents original illustrations and merchandise by the manga artist Moyoco Anno. “Marunouchi Girls” products...More »

  • poster for Joseph Beuys: 30 Years Since His Visit to Japan

    Joseph Beuys: 30 Years Since His Visit to Japan

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    • at Museum Haus Kasuya
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 6 days

    Joseph Beuys, who conceptualized the function of art in society with his “social sculptures,” had a huge impact on the art world starting in the 1960s. Incorporating social elements such as politics, education,...More »

  • poster for Now, Taiwan - Artists of Taiwan Academy of Fine Arts

    Now, Taiwan - Artists of Taiwan Academy of Fine Arts

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    • at The Shoto Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts in 7 days

    Known as the beautiful island Taiwan has seen many exciting developments in its art scene over recent years. Taiwan inherited the traditions of Chinese art but under the Japanese occupation this underwent...More »

  • poster for Kaoru Okimoto Exhibition

    Kaoru Okimoto Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Goto
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 16 days
  • poster for Kumiko Konatsu + Azusa Shibata Exhibition

    Kumiko Konatsu + Azusa Shibata Exhibition

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    • at Art Space Rashinban
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 16 days
  • poster for Senzo Nishimura Exhibition

    Senzo Nishimura Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Yume
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 16 days

    Allowing a new glimpse of Senzo Nishimura’s enchanting style through his major Arlequin Series and precious early drawing work.More »

  • poster for Stephen Mushin “Now, if, what, then - Farming Tokyo”

    Stephen Mushin “Now, if, what, then - Farming Tokyo”

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    • at Spiral
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 16 days

    Melbourne based artist Stephan Mushin presents a vision of Tokyo reconsiders the city from ecological perspectives of energy, the food chain, and recycling. His “Tokyo” is one of the biggest cities in...More »

  • poster for John Shelley “In the Shadow of Giants”

    John Shelley “In the Shadow of Giants”

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    • at Space Yui
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 19 days

    Illustrations from the recently release picture book “Stone Giant - Michelangelo’s David and How He Came to Be” (Charlesbridge USA).More »

  • poster for Mondo-kun

    Mondo-kun

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    • at Niji Gallery
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 19 days

    10 year old Mondo-kun was set by his father, the task of taking his portrait everyday and uploading it to his blog, an endeavor which came to expand over the course of the year and has now resulted in...More »

  • poster for Sato “Monochrome-matica”

    Sato “Monochrome-matica”

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Starts in 27 days
  • poster for My Margaret

    My Margaret

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    • at Mori Arts Center Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts in 49 days

    Celebrating 50 years since the first publication of the manga magazine “Margaret” this exhibition examines how this comic has come to be loved by generations of girls with a collection of original illustrations,...More »

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