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  • poster for Kowloon’s Gate Archives

    Kowloon’s Gate Archives

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    • at Pixiv Zingaro
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends tomorrow

    In 1997 the legendary Playstation game “Kowloon’s Gate” was released and with the launch of its documentary publication “Kowloon’s Gate Archives” this June pixiv Zingaro offers up an exhibition of materials...More »

  • poster for Ryonosuke Fukui “Mimeographic Works”

    Ryonosuke Fukui “Mimeographic Works”

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    • at Gallery Sekiryu Minami Aoyama Room
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends tomorrow

    For a decade from his mid-30s Ryonosuke Fukui devoted himself to the printing technique of the mimeograph with earth colored backgrounds cut into by motifs of fish and trees, as if fusing images into the...More »

  • poster for Collectors and Artists Vol. 1

    Collectors and Artists Vol. 1

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    • at T-Art Gallery
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 2 days

    This exhibition in association with the Terrada Art Award promotes art collection with the works of three young artists selected by three different collectors. [Related Events] 1st Saturday Salon...More »

  • poster for Tomohiro Shimizu “Summer Yurameki Week”

    Tomohiro Shimizu “Summer Yurameki Week”

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 2 days
  • poster for Chiang Mai Breeze Exhibition

    Chiang Mai Breeze Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Saoh & Tomos
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 5 days

    Also featuring: Rossalin Garst, Seiichi Sakai, Thattchai Hongphaeng More »

  • poster for Kaoru Ota “Taxidermy”

    Kaoru Ota “Taxidermy”

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    • at Gallery b. Tokyo
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 5 days
  • poster for Kojiro Kisaka “At the Still Point”

    Kojiro Kisaka “At the Still Point”

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    • at Toki-no-Wasuremono
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Inspired by the poetry of T.S. Eliot, Kojiro Kisaka continues to create lyrical works that bring out the unique properties of the four elements of earth, water, air, and fire while portraying still points—...More »

  • Mitsuo Ishimoto Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Hinoki plus
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 5 days

    Searching out shacks and fences of naive simplicity Mitsuo Ishimoto captures these with photography and then transforms them in oil paints and drawing.More »

  • poster for Sumiya Shimada “Eary Showa”

    Sumiya Shimada “Eary Showa”

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    • at Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Sumiya Shimada’s name first appears in art history in 1952 as part of the activities of the Mountain Village Operation Unit, an underground organization of the Japanese Communist Party and joined with...More »

  • poster for Zeng Jian Yong “The Lost Land”

    Zeng Jian Yong “The Lost Land”

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    • at Tokyo Gallery + BTAP
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 5 days

    In his first solo exhibition in Japan Zeng Jian Yong offers up 15 new ink works, reflecting the encounters of daily life while bringing concrete form to thought and emotion. Here he explores the realm...More »

  • poster for Cozy “Pictures and Clay 3”

    Cozy “Pictures and Clay 3”

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    • at Galerie Doux Dimanche
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Cozy’s third exhibition of 3D illustrations made from a combination of drawings and clay takes the theme “ocean circus.”More »

  • poster for Shinpa!!!!!!!!Tokyo

    Shinpa!!!!!!!!Tokyo

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    • at The Sato Museum of Art
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Shinpa is an exhibition of large scale work from students of Tokyo University of the Arts’ Design department, brought to audiences with the intention of building a “new wave” in what marks the 9th in this...More »

  • poster for Wu Yih-Han Exhibition

    Wu Yih-Han Exhibition

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    • at Takeda Art
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 11 days

    After graduation from National Taipei University of the Arts, Wu Yih-Han returned to Germany and studied in Munich. Her recent works has been symbolized by the theme of “children”. This exhibition features...More »

  • Hiroshi Koma Exhibition

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    • at Ai Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 12 days
  • poster for James Castle Exhibition

    James Castle Exhibition

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    • at Tomio Koyama Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 12 days

    Presenting around 30 important monochrome and color drawings, plus the collage sculpture “Untitled (Basket) by James Castle, an artist who did not leave titles or dates on his works. More »

  • poster for Rey Camoy Retrospective: on the 30th Anniversary of his Death

    Rey Camoy Retrospective: on the 30th Anniversary of his Death

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Rey Camoy looked deep inside human nature to portray his own heart and soul on canvas. Here a retrospective of his work is held in Tokyo for the first time in 25 years and marks the 30th anniversary of...More »

  • poster for The Pocorart National Open Call Exhibition vol.5

    The Pocorart National Open Call Exhibition vol.5

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    • at 3331 Arts Chiyoda
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Year after year, Pocorart has pulled together countless works from far and wide through its open call program. Now it’s 5th installment, we have received over 1200 pieces from all stretches of Japan and...More »

  • poster for Maki Katayama “When the Sun is at its Northern Most Point”

    Maki Katayama “When the Sun is at its Northern Most Point”

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    • at Harmas Gallery
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 19 days

    Applying her own distinct principles to a variety of series, Maki Katayama has been known to produce two paintings simultaneously and in bringing their surfaces together at a certain timing inter-exchange...More »

  • poster for Naoko Kadokura “Tomorrow I Will Act Like a Girl”

    Naoko Kadokura “Tomorrow I Will Act Like a Girl”

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    • at Art Aiga
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 19 days
  • poster for Akiko Ueno “Digest”

    Akiko Ueno “Digest”

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    • at Plaza Gallery
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Akiko Ueno returns to Plaza Gallery after three years since her last solo show and presents a selection of washi paper collages, small prints and ink drawings.More »

  • poster for Lee Kit “The Voice Behind Me”

    Lee Kit “The Voice Behind Me”

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    • at Shiseido Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Lee’s keywords for this exhibition include concepts like “fear,” “solitude,” and “breathing.” Many of these chosen terms reflect frustration with political and social inequalities, the stresses that accompany...More »

  • poster for Naotaka Hiro “Red Olive, Golden Lips”

    Naotaka Hiro “Red Olive, Golden Lips”

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    • at Misako & Rosen
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Born in 1972 in Osaka, Hiro presently lives and works in Los Angeles. The work in this exhibition marks Hiro’s continued investigation into the nature of his body as unknowable in the extreme - except...More »

  • poster for Robert Heindel Exhibition

    Robert Heindel Exhibition

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    • at Sogo Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 20 days

    From the British Royal Ballet to the Scandinavian Ballet Company, Ohio born painter Robert Heindel captured a myriad of dancing figures in oil paints and drawings, revealed here in a collection of 120...More »

  • poster for Yuichi Hirako Exhibition

    Yuichi Hirako Exhibition

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    • at Waitingroom
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Brought together under the title of “Grafted Tree” the works in this exhibition continue Yuichi Hirako signature motif of human figures with leafy foliage as heads, in a fusion of human and plant, a coexistence...More »

  • poster for Existence

    Existence

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    • at Jikka
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 24 days

    A selection of new paintings from Keisuke Tada.More »

  • poster for Dessins

    Dessins

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    • at Zeit Foto Salon
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 26 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 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 27 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
    • Ends in 27 days

    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 27 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 Yuji Akatsuka “Other Things”

    Yuji Akatsuka “Other Things”

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    • at Kamakura Gallery
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 27 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 Afterwards

    Afterwards

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    • at Mitsume
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 34 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 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 41 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 47 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 48 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 54 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 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 55 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 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 56 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 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 58 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 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 62 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 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 68 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 69 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 Miyuki Morimoto Exhibition

    Miyuki Morimoto Exhibition

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 79 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 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 85 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 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 111 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 140 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 140 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 »

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    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 Okada + Munenori Shimokado Exhibition

    Hiroshi Okada + Munenori Shimokado Exhibition

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    • at Galerie Ando
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts tomorrow
  • poster for Mamina Kitazono “Many People Alone”

    Mamina Kitazono “Many People Alone”

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    • at The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Venue: 2F Act 2More »

  • poster for Namuko Exhibition

    Namuko Exhibition

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    • at The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Venue: 2F Act 4More »

  • poster for Tamashuka “Soft Flash”

    Tamashuka “Soft Flash”

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    • at The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Venue: Act 3 2FMore »

  • poster for Yuko Kawada “By the Wayside”

    Yuko Kawada “By the Wayside”

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    • at Kaneko Art Tokyo
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Starts tomorrow
  • poster for Experiencing Shobu Gakuen

    Experiencing Shobu Gakuen

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    • at Atsukobarouh Arts Drinks Talk
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts in 5 days

    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 Yasutake Funakoshi “Looking Beyond”

    Yasutake Funakoshi “Looking Beyond”

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    • at Nerima Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 6 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 Drawing show

    Drawing show

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    • at Gallery Hinoki B, C
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 7 days

    A group of 8 contemporary artists reveal each of their unique approaches to drawing. Participating Artists: Michiko Atsu, Yuzo Kadota, Ichio Kinoshita, Kazuya Shibasaki, Yoshie Tonegawa, Makiko Fujigoe,...More »

  • poster for Junichi Nozawa Exhibition

    Junichi Nozawa Exhibition

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    • at Gallery b. Tokyo
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 7 days
  • poster for K Ito “Doting Collection”

    K Ito “Doting Collection”

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    • at TAMBOURIN GALLERY
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 8 days
  • poster for Asako Nagasawa Exhibition

    Asako Nagasawa Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Hinoki B, C
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 14 days

    Asako Nagasawa presents yet unseen drawings and print works. Venue: Gallery Hinoki BMore »

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    Take Me To The River

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    • at Dojima River Forum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts in 19 days

    The fourth Dojima River Biennale delves into the theme “Take Me To The River— Currents of the Contemporary” with curation by Tom Trevor, former director of the Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts in...More »

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