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  • poster for Kei Hiraga “Pop, Psychedelic & Ukiyoe”

    Kei Hiraga “Pop, Psychedelic & Ukiyoe”

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    • at Fuma Contemporary Tokyo, Bunkyo Art
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 2 days

    In Autumn 2000, Kei Hiraga passed away at the age of 64 years while he was attending to his retrospective exhibition at the Hiratsuka Museum of Art. His works have gained a higher reputation recently,...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 4 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 Nankoku Hidai “Nankoku”

    Nankoku Hidai “Nankoku”

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    • at Kashima Arts
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Presenting the work of leading avant-garde calligrapher Nankoku Hidai. [Related Events] Talk by Yuji Akimoto (Director of The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts and 21st Century Museum...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 4 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 Yasushi Taniguchi “Sketchbook”

    Yasushi Taniguchi “Sketchbook”

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    • at Nabis Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Paintings and drawings from the sketchbook of Yasushi Taniguchi.More »

  • poster for Daisuke + Yuma Tomiyasu “Raw <<>>Aging”

    Daisuke + Yuma Tomiyasu “Raw <<>>Aging”

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    • at Space Wunderkammer
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 5 days

    This is reworking of Daisuke and Yuma Tomiyasu’s Two Man Show “DARK ⇄ POP (Curse and Vanguard)” which was held at TAG STÅ Gallery in Fukuoka in December 2015. Daisuke uses cheep commodities sometimes sold...More »

  • poster for Jun Iida “A Wonderful Lazy Day”

    Jun Iida “A Wonderful Lazy Day”

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    • at TAMBOURIN GALLERY
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Drawings of unassuming landscapes of the everyday, executed with heat and a needle.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 5 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 Sakurako Oidaira “About a Tree (2)”

    Sakurako Oidaira “About a Tree (2)”

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    • at Dessin
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Sakurako Oidaira brings her exhibition originally held in Okayama to Tokyo.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 5 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
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    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 5 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 Pencil Nishioka “Patterns in Paradise”

    Pencil Nishioka “Patterns in Paradise”

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    • at Gallery Speak For
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 8 days

    From original Okinawan bingata designs to a series inspired by the artist Jakuchu Ito, to arrangements based on stenciling from the Edo period, folding fans and other creations featuring patterns that...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Matsuyama Exhibition

    Hiroshi Matsuyama Exhibition

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    • at Marie Gallery
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 11 days
  • poster for Philippe Weisbecker “Hand Tools”

    Philippe Weisbecker “Hand Tools”

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    • at Pearl Bookshop & Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 12 days

    Presenting new illustrations by the Kyoto-based artist Philippe Weisbecker, whose book of drawings of Japanese carpentry tools “Hand Tools” was recently published by 888 Books. 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 12 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 12 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 Ichinosuke Shunbutei + Akira Yamaguchi  “Introduction to Rakugo”

    Ichinosuke Shunbutei + Akira Yamaguchi “Introduction to Rakugo”

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    • at Sunday
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 13 days

    An exhibition celebrating the release of the publication “Ichinosuke Shunbutei’s Introduction to Rakugo”, the front cover and illustrations of which was designed by Akira Yamaguchi. Venue: B1F Capsule...More »

  • poster for Philippe Weisbecker “En Noir et Blanc et En Couleur”

    Philippe Weisbecker “En Noir et Blanc et En Couleur”

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    • at Claska Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Following “Manufacturing” held in 2013, Phillipe Weisbecker presents his third exhibition at Claska, featuring a selection of his latest works. [Related Event] -Talk event by Phillipe Weisbecker and...More »

  • poster for Kiyoshi Awazu “The Pieces of Origin - Challenging Design”

    Kiyoshi Awazu “The Pieces of Origin - Challenging Design”

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    • at Studio 35 Minutes
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Rare posters and silk screen prints make up this two part celebration of designer Kiyoshi Awazu’s work. Awazu was at the lead of innovative and flamboyant graphic design in the post-war years, working...More »

  • poster for Identity XII - Memorandum on Sublime

    Identity XII - Memorandum on Sublime

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    • at NCA | Nichido Contemporary Art
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 32 days

    The word “sublime” embodies the main theme of this exhibition, yet this does not imply that each artist’s work has been created in order to adhere to such concept. Sublime is rather something that belongs...More »

  • 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
    • Ends in 33 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 »

  • 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 40 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 »

  • Yoshimasu Gozo “The Voice Between”

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 40 days

    This show considers the actuality of “poetry” through the “words,” “light” and “voice” created by poet Yoshimasu Gozo (b. 1939). In addition to the several hundred drawing-like sheets for Kaibutsu-kun...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 61 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 »

  • poster for Hisachika Takahashi by Yuki Okumura

    Hisachika Takahashi by Yuki Okumura

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    • at Maison Hermès
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 68 days

    Hisachika Takahashi by Yuki Okumura spotlights the unusual career of this little-known Japanese artist (b. 1940) – a collaborator first with Lucio Fontana in Italy, from 1962 onwards, and later with Robert...More »

  • poster for Robert Coutelas Exhibition

    Robert Coutelas Exhibition

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    • at Bernard Buffet Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 70 days

    The French artist Robert Coutelas (1930–1985) created works from small scraps of paper with mythical imagery and poetic gouache paintings depicting part animal/part human creatures. Although humorous at...More »

  • poster for Mary Cassatt Retrospective

    Mary Cassatt Retrospective

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 75 days

    The American-born artist Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) was active in Paris during the latter-half of the 19th century. During a period when professional women artists were still rare, Cassatt carried through...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 138 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 148 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 217 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

  • Summer Collection

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts in 4 days

    An array of artworks with themes of summertime travel and memories take the viewer on sentimental journeys to the past and future. Some 120 Hara Museum Arc collection pieces by artists such as Sophie Calle,...More »

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