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  • poster for Good Painting!

    Good Painting!

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    • at Shinobazu Gallery
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends Today

    Painting, nihonga, drawing and prints, from contemporary art to that of ages past, this exhibition covers numerous times and field of art, but all filled with a readiness to resound with the viewer.More »

  • poster for Masaru Bando “The Diary of a Sculptor”

    Masaru Bando “The Diary of a Sculptor”

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    • at Megumi Ogita Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends Today

    Masaru Bando (b.1952- Obihiro, Japan) is well known for his bronze sculptures. After studying at Tokyo Zokei University (1972-1974), he moved to Italy and attended the Rome Accademia Emilio Greco class....More »

  • poster for Dialogue with Trees- Five Stories of Rebirth and Renewal

    Dialogue with Trees- Five Stories of Rebirth and Renewal

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

    The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, founded in Ueno Park in 1926, will hold the exhibition “Dialogue with Trees—Five Stories of Rebirth and Renewal” in marking its 90th anniversary this year. Through the...More »

  • poster for Dream Wall Round - Street Art

    Dream Wall Round - Street Art

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    • at Isetan Shinjuku Store
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Dreams drawn by street artists including the likes of Banksy, Aito Kitazaki, Roamcouch, DOLK and Dot mastars.More »

  • poster for Hirotton + Ken Hamaguchi + Daisuke Iwamoto + SICS “Draw 4”

    Hirotton + Ken Hamaguchi + Daisuke Iwamoto + SICS “Draw 4”

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    • at The Blank Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Pen and paper drawing by four artists with diverse styles and perspectives. More »

  • poster for Frank Gerritz ”Transit”

    Frank Gerritz ”Transit”

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    • at Taguchi Fine Art
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Frank Gerritz is undoubtedly one of the most outstanding artists of an abstractly and geometrically operating art. At a first glance, one might feel an inclination to categorize his works as a retracing...More »

  • poster for Masaki Takamasa “Greco Roman”

    Masaki Takamasa “Greco Roman”

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    • at Studio 35 Minutes
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Masaki Takahashi began creating abstract paintings and figurative sculptures after studying sculpture in university. His works frequently feature Western people and other subjects, inspired by TV shows...More »

  • poster for Aya Shindo “Witch’s Hair Net”

    Aya Shindo “Witch’s Hair Net”

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    • at Norton Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 8 days

    This exhibition will be composed of 20 new oil paintings, watercolors, ink drawings, and sketches by Aya Shindo in the theme of “Witch’s Hair Net”.More »

  • poster for Tadao Ando “Drawing, Photograph, Maquette”

    Tadao Ando “Drawing, Photograph, Maquette”

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    • at Akio Nagasawa Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 8 days

    Among the body of Ando’s work, this exhibition focuses especially on seven representative architecture projects in Japan, including the “Church of the Light,” the “Row House in Sumiyoshi” and the “Naoshima...More »

  • poster for Yutanpo Shirane “Water Mood”

    Yutanpo Shirane “Water Mood”

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    • at L'illustre Galerie Le Monde
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 8 days

    An exhibition of new work from Yuranpo Shirane marks the artist’s third solo show this year.More »

  • poster for Mako Ishiduka “Summer Project and Rubin’s Urn”

    Mako Ishiduka “Summer Project and Rubin’s Urn”

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    • at Utrecht / Now Idea
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Stockholm and Paris based artist Mako Ishiduka presents an exhibition based upon her artist book “Collecting Distances”, in an examination of the gap between the individual and society. Here she maps out...More »

  • poster for The Quay Brothers “Phantom Museums”

    The Quay Brothers “Phantom Museums”

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

    Since 1979, the Quay Brothers have produced more than seventy animated films including feature films combining collage, stop-motion, live-action, and special effects. They have also designed stage sets,...More »

  • poster for 150 Years of Beatrix Potter - Peter Rabbit Exhibition

    150 Years of Beatrix Potter - Peter Rabbit Exhibition

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    • at Bunkamura Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 10 days

    The world of Peter Rabbit keeps enchanting people from around the world. In 2016, it will be the 150th anniversary of author Beatrix Potter’s birth. Beatrix spent her childhood in the Lake District in...More »

  • poster for “Cute and Sweet, But…”

    “Cute and Sweet, But…”

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    • at Masataka Contemporary
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 14 days

    “They create very cute and sweet works, but… not just that!” These six female artists’ works are filled with a cuteness we may get drawn into and sweet moments that melt in our mouths, while remaining...More »

  • poster for Ai Akiyama “La Pêche?”

    Ai Akiyama “La Pêche?”

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    • at Nakameguro Camarada
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 27 days

    “Avoir la Pêche” means to be spirited and well in French. In this way La pêche? can mean “How are you?”. On this occasion Ai Akiyama takes on the space of a restaurant and through this inspiration incorporates...More »

  • poster for Koganecho Bazaar 2016 “Life  – World of Asia”

    Koganecho Bazaar 2016 “Life – World of Asia”

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    • at Site-A gallery and shop
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 36 days

    In the Koganecho area of Yokohama, the number of illegal brothels reached about 250 in 2004, which caused the move-out of long-established shops and local residents from the area, and thus the degeneration...More »

  • poster for David Hockney “The Yosemite Suite”

    David Hockney “The Yosemite Suite”

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    • at Nishimura Gallery
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 42 days

    During visits to Yosemite National Park, California in 2010 and 2011, Hockney made the series of iPad drawings titled “The Yosemite Suite” using the touch screen as canvas with the “Brushes” app. The multi-layered...More »

  • MOMAT Collection by Yoshitomo Nara - Modern Landscape: For the Pleasure of People and Scenery

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 43 days

    Noted artist Yoshitomo Nara serves as guest curator for this exhibition, selecting his favorite works from the MOMAT Collection. Among his choices there is included a work by Saburo Aso, Nara’s teacher...More »

  • poster for Paulo Mendes da Rocha Exhibition

    Paulo Mendes da Rocha Exhibition

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    • at GA Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 46 days

    Photographs, blueprints, and models introduce the career of Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, winner of the Venice Biennale Lifetime Achievement Award and the 28th Praemium Imperiale Award in...More »

  • poster for Kenpoku Art 2016

    Kenpoku Art 2016

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    • at Tenshin Memorial Museum Of Art, Ibaraki
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 50 days

    Northern Ibaraki Prefecture, with its scenic ocean and mountains, is blessed with abundant nature. In addition to the Izura coast, where Okakura Tenshin, Yokoyama Taikan and others based their creative...More »

  • poster for Yayoi Kusama Exhibition

    Yayoi Kusama Exhibition

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 53 days

    This exhibition features works from Kusama’s 2012 print series, ceramics of pumpkin motifs, and high heels created with the porcelain techniques of Jingdezhen, China. Venue: 2F Special Exhibitions Gallery...More »

  • poster for All Living Things

    All Living Things

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 59 days

    Encounters with strange animals born from the imaginations of 14 artists. What kind of presence do animals have for us in the modern world? Looking back over the history of humankind, animals have constantly...More »

  • poster for 130th Anniversary Leonard Foujita Exhibition― Art Bridging the East and the West

    130th Anniversary Leonard Foujita Exhibition― Art Bridging the East and the West

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    • at Fuchu Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 71 days

    Traveling to Paris at the age of 26 Leonard Foujita(1886-1968)experimented in various styles before coming to settle on his unique approach to painting and becoming the darling of the Parisian art scene....More »

  • poster for Dali Exhibition

    Dali Exhibition

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 72 days

    Spanish born Salvador Dali(1904-89) may be claimed to be one of the most famous artists of the 20th century. In 1929 he hurtled onto the Parisian art scene and became a leading figure of Surrealism before...More »

  • poster for Léonard Foujita and His Models

    Léonard Foujita and His Models

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    • at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 106 days

    Leaving Japan to settle in France, Leonard Foujita (1886 – 1968, born Tsuguharu Fujita) became a beloved child of the Paris art world over a period that included both World Wars, being known for his unique...More »

  • poster for Keith Haring ”Glowing - Evolving Forms“

    Keith Haring ”Glowing - Evolving Forms“

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    • at Nakamura Keith-Haring Collection
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 122 days

    An exhibition surveying the ever expanding and evolving forms of Keith Haring’s work, especially in the late 1980s, featured alongside day glow paintings produced in collaboration with graffiti writer...More »

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Permanent events

  • NMWA Museum Collection

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

    The NMWA was established in 1959 around the core Matsukata Collection as Japan’s museum specializing in Western art. The galleries feature pre-18th century paintings including those by Ritzos, Van Cleve,...More »

  • 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 Hiroshi Kan “Qanpiro Works 2016”

    Hiroshi Kan “Qanpiro Works 2016”

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    • at Gallery Hinoki B, C
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 2 days

    Hiroshi Kan continues his journey into subjective truth.More »

  • poster for Jean Prouve: The Constructor

    Jean Prouve: The Constructor

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    • at French Embassy
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts in 21 days

    The Contemporary Art Foundation is pleased to announce the exhibition, “Jean Prouve: The Constructor” in collaboration wi th Galerie Patrick Seguin for two days on Saturday, 22nd October and Sunday 23rd...More »

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