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  • poster for Keisuke Tada “Existence”

    Keisuke Tada “Existence”

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    • at Jikka
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends tomorrow

    A selection of new paintings from Keisuke Tada.More »

  • poster for Multicultural Art Platform 2015 - A Shared Space to Think, Act and Connect

    Multicultural Art Platform 2015 - A Shared Space to Think, Act and Connect

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    • at Chateau 2F
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Multicultural Art Platform aims to provide a shared space for thinking about the way of being as a multicultural society, taking independent action and connecting with others. Since its initiation in June...More »

  • poster for Abraham David Christian “Path”

    Abraham David Christian “Path”

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    • at Shigeru Yokota Gallery
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Ends in 2 days
  • poster for Optional Art Activity: Summer School

    Optional Art Activity: Summer School

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    • at Take Ninagawa
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Mediated through the exhibition space, this project seeks to realize and apply ideas born from the everyday thinking and practices of its participants, including their unrealized ideas. On display will...More »

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    Dessins

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    • at Zeit Foto Salon
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 3 days

    An exhibition of drawing studies by artists of all generations and walks of career, offering a flavor of the past and future in an axis of time.More »

  • poster for Hanabi Exhibition

    Hanabi Exhibition

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    • at Art Lab Tokyo
    • in the Bakurocho area
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    A group exhibition of firework-themed art for the Sumida River Fireworks Festival on July 25th. More »

  • poster for Hannah Peytavi “In Progress…”

    Hannah Peytavi “In Progress…”

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    • at 3331 Arts Chiyoda
    • in the Chiyoda area
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    Taking up watercolors, ink, pencil and pen Hannah Peytavi depicts the things which surround her, combining text and drawing to form a single narrative. Venue: B104More »

  • poster for Saki Fujikawa “New Perspectives 2015”

    Saki Fujikawa “New Perspectives 2015”

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    • at Galerie Tokyo Humanité
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Saki Fujikawa(b. 1990) presents her first solo exhibition at Galerie Tokyo Humanité with new works of oil painting and bold drawings of impressive strength.More »

  • poster for Shingo Oki  Exhibition

    Shingo Oki Exhibition

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    • at Gallery b. Tokyo
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for Toshihiro Miki “Breath”

    Toshihiro Miki “Breath”

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    • at Gallery Ju-ichi gatsu
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for Yusaku Fujiwara “Milagro”

    Yusaku Fujiwara “Milagro”

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    • at Ohshima Fine Art
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for A Map to the Mind of Shinta Cho

    A Map to the Mind of Shinta Cho

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Up until his death in 2005 Shinta Cho worked across a myriad of create fields as a manga artist, illustrator, essayist and picture book artist. Amongst his wide range of work it was his humorous, nonsensical...More »

  • poster for Chihiro’s Book Case

    Chihiro’s Book Case

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
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    The restored studio of Chihiro Iwasaki also contains her book collection in its original state, with a wide selection of fairy tales from around the world, poetry collections, literature, art books, plant...More »

  • poster for Commemorating the 180th Year of the Death of the Artist Chikuden Tanomura

    Commemorating the 180th Year of the Death of the Artist Chikuden Tanomura

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    • at Idemitsu Museum of Arts
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Tanomura Chikuden was a literati painter during the mid-19th century Bakumatsu period. Unlike commercial painters, these artists provided paintings expressing their poetic feelings based on the Chinese...More »

  • poster for Mariko Hayama “The Story of a Recurring Dream”

    Mariko Hayama “The Story of a Recurring Dream”

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    • at Gallery An Asukayama
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Since her graduate studies Mariko Hayama has been engaged in the organization and facilitation of Watarase Art Project, presenting installations which touch upon community, environment, history and the...More »

  • poster for Sakiko Hattori Exhibition

    Sakiko Hattori Exhibition

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    • at O Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 4 days
  • poster for TWS-Emerging 2015

    TWS-Emerging 2015

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    • at Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya
    • in the Shibuya area
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    [Related Event] Gallery Talk 1 Date: Jul. 25 (Sat) 14:00–15:00 Speaker: Misa Sudo Gallery Talk 2 Date: Aug. 1 (Sat) Speakers: Misa Sudo, Masaaki Hiramatsu Please see the official website for details. ...More »

  • Yoshie Hughes Exhibition

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    • at Meguro Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 4 days

    An exhibition to celebrate the release of the artist’s first catalogue with original illustrations drawn in Australia. Venue: B SideMore »

  • poster for Yuji Akatsuka “Other Things”

    Yuji Akatsuka “Other Things”

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    • at Kamakura Gallery
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Yuji Akatsuka (b. 1955) is known for his large oil paintings featuring organic figures and mysterious lines and shapes. This show, however, provides a glimpse of Akatsuka’s source of creativity through...More »

  • poster for 8th Yokohama Yamanote Hillside and Landscape Exhibition Part 2

    8th Yokohama Yamanote Hillside and Landscape Exhibition Part 2

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    • at Art Gallery Yamate
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Paintings and sculptures inspired by the hillsides and other scenery of Yamanote, Yokohama. Artists: Hideko Aihara, Yoko Hanasa, Asami Suzuki, Nao Fujimoto, Miwa Kouda, Minori Dewa, Chieko Matsumura,...More »

  • poster for Atelier Jet’s Exhibition

    Atelier Jet’s Exhibition

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    • at Azabujuban Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 5 days

    Artists: Ryotaro Suzuki, Satoshi Seii, Yurie Seki, Seiya Chiba, Masato Hanzawa, Takako Hirata, Kenshiro Miyamoto, Kenji YamauchiMore »

  • poster for David Stanley Hewett Exhibition

    David Stanley Hewett Exhibition

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    • at Nihonbashi Takashimaya 6F / X Art Gallery
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 6 days

    Born in 1967 in Ohio, David Stanley Hewett went on to study Japanese History in Massachusetts and since first coming to Japan in 1988 has been enchanted with Japanese art and culture, trying his hand at...More »

  • poster for Mario Trejo “Triumphant Nothing”

    Mario Trejo “Triumphant Nothing”

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    • at Koki Arts
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 8 days

    Trejo, who pursues the expression of line, has been exhibiting works predominantly in black and white. The world created by the accumulation of quickly drawn lines projects a strong and mystical image....More »

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    Afterwards

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    • at Mitsume
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 11 days

    Mitsume presents its first curated group show since opening its doors last year, under the title of “Afterwards”. Here the images produced by artists take on a further life of their own through the incorporation...More »

  • poster for Donkey Museum 2015

    Donkey Museum 2015

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    • at TAMBOURIN GALLERY
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 11 days

    The annual summer exhibition which claims the right of expression for all.More »

  • poster for Shinichi Hara “Tokyo Pop Shinichi Hara Exhibition Super Love”

    Shinichi Hara “Tokyo Pop Shinichi Hara Exhibition Super Love”

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    • at Takashimaya Shinjuku Art Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 12 days

    Having long designed CD jackets and other visuals, Shinichi Hara has also developed his own style of painting, reminiscent of the Rimpa School, presented here in a collection of work, including recent...More »

  • Haruka Komori + Natsumi Seo “Project 02 A New Ground/Listen to the Song of the Earth”

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    • at Gallery Hashimoto
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Since 3.11 many artists have come to ask themselves “What is expression?” Haruka Komori and Natsumi Seo believe in expression as a means of transmitting a message and telling a story. Here they explore...More »

  • poster for Ephemeral

    Ephemeral

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    • at Jiro Miura Gallery
    • in the Bakurocho area
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    Participating artists: Jana Brike, Amy Crehore, Virginia Mori and Ania Tomicka Emi Adachi, Fuco Ueda, Kaori Ogawa, Miki Kato, Kimi Kuruhara, Kozue Kuroki, Satomi Kuwahara, Atsuko Goto, Yuka Sakuma, Minae...More »

  • poster for Paintings: Beginnings and Endings Preliminary Drawings and Finished Paintings: A Narrative

    Paintings: Beginnings and Endings Preliminary Drawings and Finished Paintings: A Narrative

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    • at Musashino Art University Museum & Library
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 18 days

    This exhibition decodes, through the preliminary drawings, sketches, and drafts for Nihonga, both what impels artists to create and the processes of trial and error by which they do so. It presents a wide...More »

  • poster for Toyo Ito “Changing Lifestyles— Making Omishima Japan’s Favorite Residential Island”

    Toyo Ito “Changing Lifestyles— Making Omishima Japan’s Favorite Residential Island”

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    • at LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 24 days

    The fourth exhibition in the “Future of Creation” series features the work of Toyo Ito, one of Japan’s most prominent architects. The Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari, which opened in 2011, has...More »

  • poster for 130th Anniversary Exhibition: Maeda Seison and the Nihon Bijutsuin (Japan Art Institute)

    130th Anniversary Exhibition: Maeda Seison and the Nihon Bijutsuin (Japan Art Institute)

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 25 days

    The artist Seison Maeda (1885-1977) made the Nihon Bijutsuin (Japan Art Institute) his center of activity in leading the art world of modern Japan in the Taisho and Showa eras. In 2015, to commemorate...More »

  • poster for Karo & Piyobupt Exhibition

    Karo & Piyobupt Exhibition

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    • at Au Praxinoscope
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Original drawings from the fresh animation “Karo & Piyobupt” which has enchanted NHK audiences since 1993, illustrations from the comic “Like a Bird” and life size figures from the Aichi Expo make...More »

  • poster for Oil on Small Canvas

    Oil on Small Canvas

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    • at Yuka Tsuruno Gallery
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Participating artits: Maiko kasai, Yuichiro Tamura, Manika Nagare, Tomoni Nitta, Tomona Matsukawa, Yu Yasuda, Kaye DonachieMore »

  • poster for Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava— A Trip Around the World in Picture Books

    Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava— A Trip Around the World in Picture Books

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    • at Urawa Art Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
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    The Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava, the world’s largest picture book contest, focuses on original illustrations from published books and is known for the high level of artistry, experimentation,...More »

  • poster for Cy Twombly— Fifty Years of Works on Paper

    Cy Twombly— Fifty Years of Works on Paper

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    • at Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo)
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Cy Twombly, one of the most important artists of the 20th century, worked vigorously in both painting and sculpture but is best remembered for his distinctive style of “drawn poetry.” The Hara Museum presents...More »

  • poster for Experiencing Shobu Gakuen

    Experiencing Shobu Gakuen

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    • at Atsukobarouh Arts Drinks Talk
    • in the Shibuya area
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    Visiting to Shobugakuen in Kagoshima, a facility for adults with mental health conditions and developmental disorders, one is once again drawn to wonder what makes the difference between so called ‘able...More »

  • poster for Summer Collection Exhibition

    Summer Collection Exhibition

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    • at Chigasaki City Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 32 days

    With the theme of play at its heart this exhibition unveils a collection of dolls, toys, games and pastimes full of pleasure, fun and entertainment. [Related Event] Gallery Talk Dates: August 14(Fri),...More »

  • poster for The 100th Memorial Nika Art Exhibition— The Work of Former Nika Association Director Hiroki Oda

    The 100th Memorial Nika Art Exhibition— The Work of Former Nika Association Director Hiroki Oda

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    • at Tokyo Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Coinciding with the 100th Memorial Nika Art Exhibition, the paintings of permanent Nika Association member and former director Hiroki Oda are on display.More »

  • poster for The Art of Life

    The Art of Life

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 32 days

    The daily encounters in life - the people, places, food and nature which make up lived experience are all caught in fragments within art works, bearing witness to the very era of each artist. The word...More »

  • poster for The Seeds of Play and Learning

    The Seeds of Play and Learning

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    • at Atelier Muji
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 32 days

    All people are born with the capacity for play and learning. The Yurakucho Muji store has dedicated a space to nurturing the seeds of a sustainable community where everyone can play and learn together...More »

  • poster for True Graffiti

    True Graffiti

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    • at Chigasaki City Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 32 days

    As part of the annual “Summer Lucky Bag” exhibition two challenging young artists present an exhibition exploring the relations between self and other. In their “Semi-senseless Drawing Modules” a robotic...More »

  • poster for Christiane Löhr “Encircling the Orbit”

    Christiane Löhr “Encircling the Orbit”

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 33 days

    Presenting the first exhibition in Japan for Christiane Löhr, an artist based in Germany and Italy. Collecting natural materials like dandelions, thistles, seeds and stems of other familiar plants, and...More »

  • poster for Tomoyuki Higuchi “Trans/speed, Dub/paint”

    Tomoyuki Higuchi “Trans/speed, Dub/paint”

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    • at Art Trace Gallery
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 34 days

    [Related Event] Talk “Faster Than Words” Speakers: Tomoyuki Higuchi, Gen Umezu Date: Aug. 1 (Sat) 17:00 Admission: Free of charge More »

  • poster for Line and Space: Cy Twombly and East Asia

    Line and Space: Cy Twombly and East Asia

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 35 days

    As the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art opens a retrospective of the painting master Cy Twombly following his 50 year career through a focus upon drawing and monotypes on paper, Hara Museum Arc presents...More »

  • poster for Cai Guo-Qiang “Art Island”

    Cai Guo-Qiang “Art Island”

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    • at Art Front Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 39 days

    Born in China’s Fujian Province, Cai studied stage design at the Shanghai Theatre Academy, after which he spent nearly nine years in Japan. The artist’s use of gunpowder and its explosion on various media...More »

  • poster for Kyosai - Master Painter and his Student Josiah Conder

    Kyosai - Master Painter and his Student Josiah Conder

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    • at Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 39 days

    Known as the “demon of painting” Kyosai Kawanabe built his career through the end of the Edo era and the course of the Meiji period to great popular acclaim, attracting many disciples, including the architect...More »

  • poster for Yasutake Funakoshi “Looking Beyond”

    Yasutake Funakoshi “Looking Beyond”

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    • at Nerima Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 39 days

    Born in Iwate prefecture, Yasutake Funakoshi was enchanted by Rodin as a child and first took up marble sculpture in 1940 while living in Nerima ward. From 1950 he established his unique style in a series...More »

  • poster for Discovery! The Other Hiroshima Panels

    Discovery! The Other Hiroshima Panels

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    • at Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 45 days

    This special exhibition in the summer of the 70th year since the atomic bombings presents “Hiroshima Panel” paintings on loan from Nagasaki, Osaka, and Mt. Koya that are not as well-known as the famous...More »

  • MOMAT Collection: What Are You Fighting For?

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 46 days

    As this year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II this exhibition presents approximately 200 works intended to provoke thought around “fighting,” including conflicts between animals, nations,...More »

  • poster for Artist File 2015 Next Doors: Contemporary Art in Japan and Korea

    Artist File 2015 Next Doors: Contemporary Art in Japan and Korea

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 55 days

    Artist File, organized by the National Art Center, Tokyo (NACT) since 2008, is a group exhibition consisting of a collection of solo shows by contemporary artists who are producing some of the freshest...More »

  • poster for Miyuki Morimoto Exhibition

    Miyuki Morimoto Exhibition

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 56 days

    Following the 30 year career of the fashion illustrator Miyuki Morimoto(1959-2013), known as an icon of Shibuya style. [Related Events] Gallery Talk Date: August 9(Sun) 15:00- (approx 1 hour) Guest...More »

  • poster for Toyoshige Watanabe: Retrospective of His 60 years

    Toyoshige Watanabe: Retrospective of His 60 years

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    • at Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 56 days

    To mark 60 years since he first took up his brush Toyoshige Watanabe offers up 130 works of painting, watercolors, prints and sculpture reaching across the breadth of his career.More »

  • poster for The Art Of Gundam

    The Art Of Gundam

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    • at Mori Arts Center Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 60 days

    The largest Gundam exhibition in history tells the full story of “Mobile Suit Gundam” on the anniversary of the series’ monumental first installment. Take in more than 1,000 original illustrations, a special...More »

  • poster for The Expressive Power of White

    The Expressive Power of White

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 60 days

    Taking up the color theme of “white” the museum draws upon its collection of Japanese and Korean art and delves into the depths of the cultural and historical significance of this (non)-color and its associations....More »

  • poster for Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art 40th Anniversary Exhibition: Part 2

    Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art 40th Anniversary Exhibition: Part 2

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    • at Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 62 days

    This three-part series celebrating the Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art’s 40th anniversary presents works from the museum’s collection by artists featured in solo exhibitions. Part 2 displays around 40...More »

  • poster for Commemorating the Reopening of MOMAS: The 2nd Term

    Commemorating the Reopening of MOMAS: The 2nd Term

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 67 days

    An exhibition divided into four themes: “Modern Paintings and Sculptures: Reflection of Forms” This section introduces major modern paintings and sculptures in the collection, focusing on the expressions...More »

  • poster for Kubbe Makes an Art Museum – Seeing, Gathering, Studying, and Exhibiting

    Kubbe Makes an Art Museum – Seeing, Gathering, Studying, and Exhibiting

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 67 days

    This exhibition is inspired by Kubbe Lager Museum, a picture book by Norwegian author/illustrator Åshild Kanstad Johnsen. With that story as a framework, it features artists whose works find expression...More »

  • poster for The Ink Paintings of Master Swordsman Musashi Miyamoto

    The Ink Paintings of Master Swordsman Musashi Miyamoto

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    • at Discovery Museum
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 67 days

    The expert swordsman Musashi Miyamoto spent his late years producing calligraphy and ink paintings. His works are on display. Part 1: Jul. 11–Aug. 28 Part 2: Aug. 25–Oct. 4 [Related Events] Gallery...More »

  • poster for An Art Exhibition for Children - Whose Place is This?

    An Art Exhibition for Children - Whose Place is This?

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    • at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 75 days

    Kicking off the kids’ summer holidays with a collection of works which prompt parents and children to think about the problems confronting the society in which we live. Guided by four artists/collectives-Jurgen...More »

  • poster for Homage―Selections from the Hara Museum Collection

    Homage―Selections from the Hara Museum Collection

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 75 days

    Taking a hint from the concurrent show at the Kankai Pavilion, “Line and Space: Cy Twombly and East Asia”, this exhibition showcases works by contemporary art masters who, like Twombly, have left a solid...More »

  • poster for MAM Collection 002: Existence and Space— Suh Do Ho + Po Po

    MAM Collection 002: Existence and Space— Suh Do Ho + Po Po

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 75 days

    Suh Do Ho (born 1962) is one of South Korea’s leading artists and has been active on the international stage since the 1990s. Alongside his well-known installations recreating existing spaces in translucent...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection  Postwar Art in Close-Up

    MOT Collection Postwar Art in Close-Up

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    • at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 75 days

    MOT’s 20th anniversary year, 2015, also marks 70 years since the end of World War II. In commemoration, the MOT Collection this time looks at “Postwar Art in Close-Up.” In its first permanent exhibition...More »

  • poster for The Railway Series Thomas & Friends

    The Railway Series Thomas & Friends

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    • at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 75 days

    Thomas the Tank Engine’ enjoys great popularity in Japan, but its origins date back to a picture book first published in the U.K. in 1945. Beloved in many countries around the world, the ‘Thomas the Tank...More »

  • poster for A Message from Rudolf Steiner

    A Message from Rudolf Steiner

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    • at Bernard Buffet Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 76 days

    Known as a scholar of Goethe and founder of anthroposophy, the thought of Rudolf Steiner crossed numerous fields including education, art, medicine, farming, architecture, economics and astronomy and continues...More »

  • poster for The Trees of Taro Okamoto

    The Trees of Taro Okamoto

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    • at Taro Okamoto Memorial museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 88 days

    Throughout Taro Okamoto’s oeuvre the motif of the tree is seen to appear again and again in a symbol of the dynamism of life, the energy to which humankind should strive and the origins of creation, here...More »

  • poster for Artists Who Crossed the Oceans

    Artists Who Crossed the Oceans

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 117 days

    Umi Gallery has been tracing the footsteps of “artists who crossed the oceans.” The epoch-making art movements in Paris and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century stimulated the Japanese art...More »

  • poster for Colorful Art Posters

    Colorful Art Posters

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 117 days

    An exhibition 30 rare posters designed by modern masters such as Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Raoul Dufy and Wassily Kandinsky, all created in the famed Parisian printing atelier of Mourlot Studios.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 »

  • poster for Zojoji Temple Treasures

    Zojoji Temple Treasures

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    • at Zojoji Temple
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area

    Displaying the treasures of Zojoji Temple, with the highlight being a 1/10th-sized model of the Daiden Main Hall from the British Royal Collection.More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Listening to Paintings: Rain, Wind, Bird Songs, and Human Voices

    Listening to Paintings: Rain, Wind, Bird Songs, and Human Voices

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    • at Nezu Institute of Fine Arts
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    It is delightful to look at paintings and imagine the sounds suggested by the scenes we see in them. We see a bird-and-flower painting and hear birds chirping, their beaks wide open. An ink painting of...More »

  • poster for Stars Popping Out of Chaos 2015

    Stars Popping Out of Chaos 2015

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    • at Spiral
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Unveiling the works of 11 young artists specially selected from the graduate show of Kyoto University of Art and Design.More »

  • poster for Rob Judges “Postcards From Robo-Africa”

    Rob Judges “Postcards From Robo-Africa”

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    • at The Blank Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 2 days

    In the past few years Tokyo-based Canadian artist Rob Judges has sold dozens of his pop art paintings on wood which depict his odd, colourful world of freaks, totem poles and typography. This solo exhibition,...More »

  • poster for Tomorrow, So Bright

    Tomorrow, So Bright

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    • at H.P.France Window Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 2 days

    After quitting studies at a Tokyo art university Ayune Shojima went on to study painting in London, coming into contact with the traditional craft of Europe, still rooted in the habits of everyday life....More »

  • poster for Vivid Group show

    Vivid Group show

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    • at Gallery Art Composition
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Starts in 2 days

    Gallery Art Composition introduces a new selection of artists in a double bill of group shows: Vivid/Monochrome. This summer, Vivid, will showcase works using lively colors as a vector of expression by...More »

  • poster for Yokohama City Children’s Art Exhibition

    Yokohama City Children’s Art Exhibition

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    • at Yokohama Civic Art Gallery
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 2 days

    Started the year after Yokohama Civic Art Gallery’s opening, the Yokohama City Children’s Art Exhibition turns 50 this year. Held for the first time in three years due to the facility’s relocation, this...More »

  • poster for Bakemono

    Bakemono

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    • at Aomori Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts in 3 days

    We are well acquainted with shape-shifting spooks (Bakemono in Japanese). They have been a part of our lives since ancient times, taking on and changing into many forms, appearing in annual festivals and...More »

  • poster for Interesting and Diverse Shapes Museum Collection II

    Interesting and Diverse Shapes Museum Collection II

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    • at Setagaya Art Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Starts in 3 days

    An exhibition focusing on the allure of abstract works, examining how their intangibility acts in concert with the viewer and seemingly allows us to grasp a certain essence. In a small corner, is also...More »

  • poster for Kei Ejima “Wafting Ink Brush Painter”

    Kei Ejima “Wafting Ink Brush Painter”

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    • at Striped House Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts in 3 days
  • poster for Kuniyoshi Utagawa Exhibition

    Kuniyoshi Utagawa Exhibition

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    • at Sogo Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 3 days

    Ukiyoe artist Kuniyoshi Utagawa (1797–1861) has been receiving renewed interest in recent years as one of Japan’s most remarkable artists, along with Jakuchu Ito and Rosetsu Nagasawa. More than 200 works...More »

  • poster for NHK Historical Drama “Hana Moyu” and Hagi Ware Exhibition

    NHK Historical Drama “Hana Moyu” and Hagi Ware Exhibition

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    • at Arts Maebashi
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts in 3 days

    The 2015 NHK Taiga historical drama “Hana Moyu” (Flower Burns) is set in the Yamaguchi Prefecture city of Hagi during the late-Edo period. This exhibit recreates the atmosphere of the time with writings...More »

  • poster for Noboru Kawasaki “Laughs, Sweat and Tears…”

    Noboru Kawasaki “Laughs, Sweat and Tears…”

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    • at Mitaka City Gallery of Art
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 3 days

    From his early debut in Osaka, to his work in Tokyo and productions from his period of residence in Mitaka in 1967 this exhibition pays tribute to the 60 year career of Noboru Kawasaki.More »

  • poster for Trevor Shimizu “Gas”

    Trevor Shimizu “Gas”

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    • at Misako & Rosen
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Starts in 4 days

    Gas is a comprehensive exhibition of Trevor Shimizu’s fart-related works. The works presented here, although absurd in theory and of embarrassing subject matter, are representations of major life events...More »

  • poster for Isamu Wakabayashi “Flying Leaves and Oscillation”

    Isamu Wakabayashi “Flying Leaves and Oscillation”

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 17 days

    From the 1980s onwards, by incorporating elements of the external environment such as air, water, plants, light, and time into his works, the sculptor Isamu Wakabayashi (1936-2003) developed his own unique...More »

  • poster for Toshiro Hayashi + Etsuko Hayashi Exhibition

    Toshiro Hayashi + Etsuko Hayashi Exhibition

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    • at Plaza Gallery
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 38 days
  • poster for Miki Saitou Exhibition

    Miki Saitou Exhibition

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    • at Wada Garou
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 48 days

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