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  • poster for Fuki Hamada Exhibition

    Fuki Hamada Exhibition

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

    This exhibition features the series of original illustrations Fuki Hamada produced for a serial publication in Asahi Shimbun Newspaper between August-October 2013, also accompanied by a series of 5 new...More »

  • poster for Natsuki Koyano “Image Constellation Archaeology”

    Natsuki Koyano “Image Constellation Archaeology”

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    • at Bakuro-cho ART + EAT
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends Today

    “Seeing and gazing deeply at the scattered” is the theme of this exhibition. Pursuing forms rooted deeply in the breaks between images and in absent images, these works demonstrate the curious laws and...More »

  • poster for Christmas Preparations

    Christmas Preparations

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    • at TAMBOURIN GALLERY
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Nine impatient artists who can not wait for Christmas take on the role of Santa and begin Christmas preparations early.More »

  • poster for Claudia Ahlering “Natural Base”

    Claudia Ahlering “Natural Base”

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    • at Hiromart Gallery Tokyo
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Claudia Ahlering explores the possibilities of landscape and nature painting in these works, inspired by 18th and 19th century Romanticists to pursue the potential of modern painting. Featuring colorful...More »

  • poster for Iro Kitamura + Sean Edward Whelan “Hikaritokage”

    Iro Kitamura + Sean Edward Whelan “Hikaritokage”

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    • at 0fr Tokyo
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends tomorrow

    A group show with collaborative work by artists Iro Kitamura and Sean Edward Whelan. Opposing forces are present in everything: The shadow cast behind the vase is in equal measure the result of the...More »

  • poster for Suguru Uesugi “Drawing”

    Suguru Uesugi “Drawing”

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    • at Gallery Yume
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends tomorrow

    A collection of drawings on watercolor paper.More »

  • poster for Tatsumi Orimoto “500 Grannies at Lunch— Portugal”

    Tatsumi Orimoto “500 Grannies at Lunch— Portugal”

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    • at Capsule
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Performance artist Tatsumi Orimoto presents his latest endeavor: in April, 2014 he invited 500 senior ladies in the Portuguese World Heritage town of Évora to join him for a lunch of soup, duck fried-rice,...More »

  • poster for Tatsuo Ikeda Exhibition

    Tatsuo Ikeda Exhibition

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

    A comprehensive exhibition of Tatsuo Ikeda’s diverse works.More »

  • poster for Tomi Takayanagi “The Work of a Garden Designer”

    Tomi Takayanagi “The Work of a Garden Designer”

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    • at B-gallery
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Award winning garden designer and artist Tomi Takayanagi showcases a collection of deign sketches and garden photographs. [Related Event] November 22(Sat) Live Music with Miya’s jazz fluteMore »

  • poster for Takafumi Nagamine “Topia”

    Takafumi Nagamine “Topia”

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    • at Shinjuku Ophthalmologist Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Venue: Space M.S.EMore »

  • poster for Tatsumi Orimoto “Carrying a Piglet in My Bag”

    Tatsumi Orimoto “Carrying a Piglet in My Bag”

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    • at Aoyama|Meguro
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Tatsumi Orimoto has a history of featuring animals such as cows, pigs, chickens, donkeys, alpacas, and owls in his performances. Driven to create as a basis for freer ideas, he believes animals as well...More »

  • poster for Toshihiko Ikeda “Beautiful Horn”

    Toshihiko Ikeda “Beautiful Horn”

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    • at Shinobazu Gallery
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Drawings and prints produced by Toshihiko Ikeda during his research in London under the support of the Agency of Cultural Affairs, carried out between 2012-2013.More »

  • poster for Masayuki Tokunaga Exhibition Part 1

    Masayuki Tokunaga Exhibition Part 1

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    • at Art Trace Gallery
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Capturing the blurred outlines of light and space Masayuki Tokunaga creates scenes of color and form, recently trying his hand at tableaux and line drawings.More »

  • poster for Arte a Firenze da Botticelli a Bronzino: Verso Una “Maniera Moderna”

    Arte a Firenze da Botticelli a Bronzino: Verso Una “Maniera Moderna”

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 15 days

    In Florence, the cultural epicenter of the Italian Renaissance, studios employing apprentices in systematized art production flourished in the 15th century and fostered many superb artists. Competing in...More »

  • poster for Noe Aoki Exhibition

    Noe Aoki Exhibition

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    • at Gallery 21 yo-j
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 22 days
  • poster for Shiho Fujiwara “Fusion of Sumi and Washi”

    Shiho Fujiwara “Fusion of Sumi and Washi”

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    • at Kamakura Gallery
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 22 days

    Shiho Fujiwara folds washi paper into layers and then submerses it in ink, then drying it and unfolding it she works into it further with the brush, combining the fluid tension of ink and substance of...More »

  • poster for Susano-o Has Come— Life, Wrath, Prayer

    Susano-o Has Come— Life, Wrath, Prayer

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    • at Ashikaga Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Works by a long list of artists with motifs of Susano-o, the vengeful Japanese god of the sea and storms with a mythology going back 5,000 years. [Related Events] Lecture “The Explosion Known as Susano-o” Speaker:...More »

  • poster for Takanobu Kobayashi “Dream, Dreaming Us”

    Takanobu Kobayashi “Dream, Dreaming Us”

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    • at Yokosuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Takanobu Kobayashi is well known for such series as “Submarine”, “Everyday Life”, “Bangkok” and “Portrait” directly tackling his subject, with a psychological depth and universal sense of presence. This...More »

  • poster for The Artistic Theory of Genpei Akasegawa— From 1960 to Now

    The Artistic Theory of Genpei Akasegawa— From 1960 to Now

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    • at Chiba City Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Genpei Akasegawa (1937-) is an artistic figure of numerous different faces, from pioneering avant-garde artist to manga artist, illustrator, novelist, essayist and photographer. Starting out as an avant-garde...More »

  • poster for Zaha Hadid

    Zaha Hadid

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    • at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Presenting the first major exhibition in Japan for Zaha Hadid, a dominant force in global contemporary architecture. Introducing Hadid’s past and current projects, the show gives an overview of her architectural...More »

  • poster for Tomoo Gokita “The Great Circus”

    Tomoo Gokita “The Great Circus”

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    • at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Displaying remarkable talent in the field of illustration, Tomoo Gokita (b. 1969) has been leaving a huge mark on subculture since the 1990s, holding exhibitions of his large works in Japan and abroad...More »

  • poster for Mieko Kitamura + Tomoko Fujimoto + Naoko Ashino “Move”

    Mieko Kitamura + Tomoko Fujimoto + Naoko Ashino “Move”

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    • at Ayumi Gallery
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 27 days

    Drawing upon the movement of the heart and the workings of everyday life three artists bring together movements of the world upon multiple levels.More »

  • poster for Ichiro Irie + Lucas Kazansky “Shatter. Splatter. Slither. Scrunch”

    Ichiro Irie + Lucas Kazansky “Shatter. Splatter. Slither. Scrunch”

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    • at Eitoeiko
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 28 days

    Having recently completed his BA in Design Media Art at UCLA, Lucas Kazansky has been creating media art, kinetic sculpture, and videos that revolve around his fascination with the concept and aesthetics...More »

  • poster for The World of Tim Burton

    The World of Tim Burton

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    • at Mori Arts Center Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 36 days

    This exhibition traces the artistic roots of Tim Burton, who has given the world numerous films including “Edward Scissorhands,” “Batman,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” and of course, “The Nightmare...More »

  • Ferdinand Hodler: Towards Rhythmic Images

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 44 days

    Ferdinand Hodler (1853–1918) was a major Swiss painter active from the end of the 19th century through the beginning of the 20th century. Unlike later Swiss artists, such as Paul Klee and Alberto Giacometti,...More »

  • poster for Animation from East Europe Creators in Poland, Czech, and Croatia

    Animation from East Europe Creators in Poland, Czech, and Croatia

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

    Prague and Zlin, cities of the Czech Republic, are where puppet animation have been active. Zagreb, the capital of the Republic of Croatia, is where creating animations began after World War II, and Lodz,...More »

  • poster for Arata Isozaki “12×5=60”

    Arata Isozaki “12×5=60”

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 44 days

    This exhibition focuses on Arata Isozaki’ s concept of “Thoughts Beyond Architecture. The term “Thoughts Beyond Architecture” used here has two aspects: firstly, the exteriority of architecture that has...More »

  • poster for Book Designs and Illustrations by Saburo Aso

    Book Designs and Illustrations by Saburo Aso

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

    The painter Saburo Aso (1913-2000) also worked on book designs and illustrations, particularly for the quarterly magazine “Chomen.” All 59 issues and cover drawings in the museum’s collection are on display,...More »

  • poster for Nadiff Window Gallery vol.38 Hirofumi Isoya “Book Launch and Wall Drawing: Southward”

    Nadiff Window Gallery vol.38 Hirofumi Isoya “Book Launch and Wall Drawing: Southward”

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    • at NADiff a/p/a/r/t
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 44 days

    Nadiff celebrates the release of a new book collating the work of Hirofumi Isoya from 2002-2014 with an exhibition of his work “Southward”.More »

  • poster for Attack on Titan

    Attack on Titan

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

    With a sale of over 40million copies, released both across Japan and in numerous countries across the world Hajime Isayama’s manga “Attack on Titan” has proved a global phenomenon with anime, computer...More »

  • poster for Plot - Architectural Processes

    Plot - Architectural Processes

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    • at GA Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 71 days

    The approach and position of architects is becoming ever more diversified, entailing a highly active process of creation like never before. Here 16 leading Japanese architects share the realities of their...More »

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Permanent events

  • Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall Permanent Exhibit

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

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

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Upcoming events

  • Takamatsu Jiro Mysteries

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Starts in 3 days

    Who was Takamatsu Jiro (1936 – 1998)? Tangled strings, lights and shadows, chairs and tables out of perspective, sagging cloth, stepladders on brick, paintings… This exhibition presents 50 pieces to explore...More »

  • poster for Mao Yamaguchi “A Small Revolution II”

    Mao Yamaguchi “A Small Revolution II”

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    • at OPA gallery/shop
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 6 days
  • poster for Yusaku Tawara “The Waves of Ink”

    Yusaku Tawara “The Waves of Ink”

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    • at Nerima Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 7 days

    Yusaku Tawara(1932-2004) was a collector of Japanese antique toys and folkcrafts , releasing numerous books on the subject, while also pursuing a career as an artist specializing in ink painting. His self-taught...More »

  • poster for Naoko Sekine “The Sound Anterior to the Language”

    Naoko Sekine “The Sound Anterior to the Language”

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    • at Galerie Ando
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts in 10 days

    In her first solo exhibition since returning from her government sponsored research overseas Naoko Sekine presents a collection of drawings and watercolors from across her practice.More »

  • poster for An Illustrated Guide to Flowers

    An Illustrated Guide to Flowers

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Starts in 13 days

    A floral-themed exhibition. More »

  • poster for Natural History Illustrations up to the 19th Century - Botanical Art

    Natural History Illustrations up to the 19th Century - Botanical Art

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    • at Parco Gallery X
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts in 17 days

    In 16th century Europe leading scientists competed with each other towards new discoveries in the field of natural history and the visual studies of these finds became fundamental to the development of...More »

  • poster for Tomiya Oda “The Swordsman Sazen Tange “

    Tomiya Oda “The Swordsman Sazen Tange “

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Starts in 35 days

    From the end of the Taisho era to the early Showa period as popular culture began to flourish illustrator Tomiya Oda took up his career in illustrations for period novels, with depictions of Fubo Hayashi’s...More »

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