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  • poster for 62nd NYC Typography Directors Club

    62nd NYC Typography Directors Club

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    • at Mihoncho Honten
    • in the Chiyoda area
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    Unveiling the recommended works selected by Japan Typography Association and the NY Typography Directors Club through an international open call. Here visitors may encounter the power and detail of graphic...More »

  • poster for A Clump pf Wild Grass

    A Clump pf Wild Grass

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    • at Art Space Rashinban
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Seven artists from Kyushu draw inspiration from Lu Xin’s poem “Wildgrass”.More »

  • poster for Kota Omoto “Misc. Landscape”

    Kota Omoto “Misc. Landscape”

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    • at Masataka Contemporary
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 4 days
  • poster for Ai Omori “Sleep”

    Ai Omori “Sleep”

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    • at Gallery To-Plus
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Ai Omori seeks out the absence of the body and brings to light an invisible outline of that presence, catching upon that certain sense of discomfort in everyday life, and the neglected sites of beauty,...More »

  • poster for Arthur Huang “Memory Walks – Is This The Way I Went?”

    Arthur Huang “Memory Walks – Is This The Way I Went?”

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    • at Hagiso
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 5 days

    “Memory Walks – Is This The Way I Went?” explores the nature of our everyday memories. We tend to recall special events in our lives easily, but the memories of our everyday lives are not often recalled...More »

  • poster for Fuji Xerox Print Collection × Yokohama Museum of Art Artists in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction ― From Picasso to Warhol

    Fuji Xerox Print Collection × Yokohama Museum of Art Artists in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction ― From Picasso to Warhol

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Drawing on works from both the Fuji Xerox Print Collection and the Yokohama Museum of Art, this exhibition explores the artistic visions that preoccupied leading artists during the 20th Century ― an age...More »

  • poster for Hikarie Contemporary Art Eye Vol.4 “Horizon of Outsider Art”

    Hikarie Contemporary Art Eye Vol.4 “Horizon of Outsider Art”

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    • at Shibuya Hikarie 8/ Cube 1, 2, 3
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 5 days

    When one says, “I like Outsider Art!”, it is suggested that all Outsider Art as a genre is wonderful without exception. However, as in “Insider Art”, which is defined by the established frame of art, there...More »

  • poster for Jason Cruz “Lux Illuminaria”

    Jason Cruz “Lux Illuminaria”

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    • at The Blank Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Jason Cruz,known as the lead singer of one of the influential punk band “Strung Out” presents his original artworks for the first time in Tokyo, with some prints also available for purchase. More »

  • poster for Kenpei Yunde “The Beauty on the Soil”

    Kenpei Yunde “The Beauty on the Soil”

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    • at Mizoe Art Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 5 days

    For the series “Portraying the Heart of the Japanese Constitution”, which became the turning point in Kenpei Yunde’s career as an artist, he spent five years depicting the “constitution,” which lies under...More »

  • poster for Takeru Iwazaki “In Flux”

    Takeru Iwazaki “In Flux”

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    • at HHH Gallery
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Using only ballpoint pens and the simplest of drawing tools, Takeru creates meticulously detailed yet unconstrained depictions of life. His works juxtapose the openness of nature with the density of a...More »

  • poster for Keisuke Kinoshita “Lines and Sketches 3”

    Keisuke Kinoshita “Lines and Sketches 3”

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    • at Gallery Taga 2
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Keisuke Kinoshita has exhibited at Gallery Taga 2 in 2014, and Galerie Grand E’terna in Paris in the fall of 2015. Like his previous 2 exhibitions, this exhibition is based on the scenery of Tamagawa....More »

  • poster for Gallery Selection Exhibition

    Gallery Selection Exhibition

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    • at Makii Masaru Fine Art
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 11 days

    A selection of six acclaimed artists who have featured in exhibitions at Maki Fine Arts in the first half of this year.More »

  • poster for Zai Kuning “Ombak Hitam”

    Zai Kuning “Ombak Hitam”

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    • at Ota Fine Arts
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 11 days

    Heralded as one of Singapore’s most important artists today, Zai Kuning, whose multi-disciplinary practice includes painting, sculpture, performance, theatre, music and documentary film etc, presents his...More »

  • poster for Caravaggio and His Time: Friends, Rivals and Enemies

    Caravaggio and His Time: Friends, Rivals and Enemies

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 12 days

    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio(1571–1610) was a brilliantly talented Italian painter renowned today as one of the greatest masters of Western art history. Caravaggio’s dramatic use of light and shadow...More »

  • poster for Painting is Poetry, Poetry is Painting

    Painting is Poetry, Poetry is Painting

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    • at Ashikaga Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 12 days

    An exhibition finding new frontiers in both poetry and painting as mediums.More »

  • poster for The Genius of Michelangelo - Majestic Renaissance Architecture

    The Genius of Michelangelo - Majestic Renaissance Architecture

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    • at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 12 days

    Whilst famed for his stone sculptures of “David” and “Pieta” and his breathtaking murals of the Sistine Chapel, the Renaissance master Michelangelo was also a great architect, planning the St. Peter’s...More »

  • poster for Ana Mercedes Hoyos and Francisco Mejía Guinand - Contemporary Artists of Colombia

    Ana Mercedes Hoyos and Francisco Mejía Guinand - Contemporary Artists of Colombia

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    • at Promo Arte Latin American Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Ana Mercedes Hoyos presents colorful pop art forms in print and New York based Francisco Mejía Guinand features simple works of gravity and presence. Venue: Galeria 2FMore »

  • poster for 30th Anniversary Exhibition “Exquisite Views of East and West”

    30th Anniversary Exhibition “Exquisite Views of East and West”

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 19 days

    For its 30th anniversary, the Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art presents works of Eastern and Western art portraying sublime and beautiful landscapes by a range of traditional and contemporary artists...More »

  • poster for Aki Kondo “Artist”

    Aki Kondo “Artist”

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    • at Shugoarts
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 19 days

    In 2015 Aki Kondo unveiled her epic animation “Hikari” created from 14,000 frames of oil painting and hand drawn stills in response to the Great East Japan Earthquake. Following this she spent a 9 day...More »

  • poster for Sailor Moon Exhibition

    Sailor Moon Exhibition

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    • at Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 19 days

    Sailor Moon was first featured in the Kodansha manga magazine “Nakayoshi” in 1992, gaining much popularity amongst girls, women and men alike, coming to form a certain cultural boom. Here the history of...More »

  • poster for The Kawabata Yasunari Collection: His Passion for Fine Arts

    The Kawabata Yasunari Collection: His Passion for Fine Arts

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 19 days

    Yasunari Kawabata was a leading Japanese author known for his classics such as The Dancing Girl of Izu and Yukiguni. His collection – including earthen figures of the Jomon Period (around 12,000 to 300...More »

  • poster for Yoko Ono “An Invisible Flower”

    Yoko Ono “An Invisible Flower”

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    • at Shibuya Hikarie 8/ Art gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Yoko Ono stimulates the imagination with her words and actions, creating works that free the viewer from the confines and ruts of our daily routines. This exhibition presents an edition of “An Invisible...More »

  • poster for Cinderella in America: Works From the Masanao Kawata Collection

    Cinderella in America: Works From the Masanao Kawata Collection

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    • at The Hibiya Library Museum
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 22 days

    The story of Cinderella has many variations throughout the world. Versions by Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm spread throughout Europe and later to America, where Cinderella came to embody the...More »

  • poster for Kana Sato “Transparent Border”

    Kana Sato “Transparent Border”

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    • at Dai-ichi Life Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Kana Sato builds layers of organic space with minutely detailed painting and embroidery to create his disorientating worlds.More »

  • poster for O Jun “A Dove Flying Away, I am Surprised”

    O Jun “A Dove Flying Away, I am Surprised”

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    • at Mizuma Art Gallery - Ichigaya
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Artist’s statement: One day in January 2014, I was opening the door to my house when in that moment, all of a sudden, I was taken by surprise by a dove flying away. Unable to forget that scene, I thought...More »

  • Saneatsu Mushanokoji’s Depiction of Japanese Spring

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    • at Discovery Museum
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 26 days

    Saneatsu Mushanokoji is renowned for his literary work across the Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods, but over the course of his 90 years he not only authored many books but also created a range of calligraphy...More »

  • poster for Mayuko Wada “My Neighbor”

    Mayuko Wada “My Neighbor”

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    • at Kodama Gallery Tokyo
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 32 days

    In this show, Mayuko Wada re-examines the problematic image of “the neighbor” as a familiar presence. Until now Wada has created works from an objective perspective, but here she experiments with adding...More »

  • poster for The Architecture of Le Corbusier - Part 1

    The Architecture of Le Corbusier - Part 1

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    • at Galerie Taisei
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Surveying the key works of Le Corbusier through those which have been nominated for World Heritage Status, covering 17 sites over 7 countries in this two part exhibition.More »

  • poster for Murals of Pompeii Exhibition

    Murals of Pompeii Exhibition

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    • at Mori Arts Center Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 33 days

    Engulfed in volcanic ash almost 2,000 years ago and rediscovered only in the 18th century, the ancient Roman town of Pompeii continues to capture the world’s imagination. Frozen in time, it offers a unique...More »

  • poster for Tatsumi Orimoto “Art x Life”

    Tatsumi Orimoto “Art x Life”

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    • at Kawasaki City Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 33 days

    The performance artist Tatsumi Orimoto, a resident of Kawasaki, has been at the forefront of contemporary art for more than 40 years. His international presence includes a show at the Venice Biennale....More »

  • poster for The Dignity of Life – Taro Okamoto’s Jomon

    The Dignity of Life – Taro Okamoto’s Jomon

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    • at Taro Okamoto Memorial museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 33 days

    Experience the artwork of Taro Okamoto together with pottery from Japan’s ancient Jomon period (14,000–300 BC) in the first exhibition of Jomon artifacts at the Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum. Curated by...More »

  • poster for Wisut Ponnimit “Hot Spot”

    Wisut Ponnimit “Hot Spot”

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    • at Kido Press, Inc.
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 33 days

    Known by his pet-name of “Tam-kun”, Wisut Ponnimit works widely across manga, anime and music, presenting here a colorful assortment of prints, small drawings and sketches coming together to form a playful...More »

  • poster for Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice

    Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 40 days

    Staged by the Mori Art Museum triennially since 2004, “Roppongi Crossing” is a series designed to offer a comprehensive survey of the Japanese contemporary art scene. For the 5th edition, through the different...More »

  • poster for Sion Sono “The Whispering Star”

    Sion Sono “The Whispering Star”

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 40 days

    The scenery of a decaying city we faced as a result of 3.11, our tiny hope crushed by someone. “The Whispering Star” is a film where you can only talk in whispers, though it somewhat coincides with the...More »

  • poster for The Works of Keiko Minami and Ichi Ogawa

    The Works of Keiko Minami and Ichi Ogawa

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    • at Musee Hamaguchi Yozo / Yamasa Collection
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 68 days

    Keiko Minami’s copperplate prints combine nostalgia with tinges of solitude. Trees stand in rows birds and young girls linger about, the sky opens up endlessly. The people in these works neither beckon...More »

  • poster for Cy Twombly Photographs: Lyrical Variations

    Cy Twombly Photographs: Lyrical Variations

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    • at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 89 days

    Cy Twombly(1928-2011)is known for his masterly paintings of energy which recall the appearance of sketches and scribbles, whilst being underlined by a distinct concern for Greek and Roman mythology. Realizing...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 166 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 Yayoi Kusama Exhibition

    Yayoi Kusama Exhibition

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 176 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 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 245 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

  • 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 “buzz … … .”

    “buzz … … .”

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    • at Youkobo Art Space
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 5 days

    Venue: Y-AIR Studio [Related Events] 6/5 18:00 - Opening reception 19:00 - Performance by Yu Kawa Shizuka 6/12 19:00 - Closing Performance by Issei yamagata, Rintaro FuseMore »

  • poster for Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France

    Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France

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    • at Bunkamura Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts in 14 days

    Jouy-en-Josas is a town in the southwest suburbs of Paris near Versailles. The European chintz crafted at the factories in this area is called “Toile de Jouy,” widely known as traditional fabrics from...More »

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