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Ginza, Marunouchi

  • poster for  Immortal Poets and Kohitsu Calligraphy

    Immortal Poets and Kohitsu Calligraphy

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    • at Idemitsu Museum of Arts
    • Teigeki Bldg.9F, 3-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005
    • Ends in 6 days

    Waka poetry is a symbol of aristocratic culture. During the Heian period, aristocrats expressed their feelings and aesthetics through poetry. Those selected as “Immortal Poets” were depicted in paintings,...More »

  • poster for Taisho Modern – Taisho Imagery and Tokyo Modern Design

    Taisho Modern – Taisho Imagery and Tokyo Modern Design

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    • at The Hibiya Library Museum
    • 1-4 Hibiya Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0012
    • Ends in 22 days

    In the Taisho and early Showa eras of the early 20th century, the emergence of mass media and revolutions in printing technologies produced popular printed materials known as “imagery,” which took the...More »

  • poster for The Art of Natural Science in Sweden — Treasures from Uppsala University

    The Art of Natural Science in Sweden — Treasures from Uppsala University

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • 2F, 3F JP Tower, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-7003
    • Ends in 41 days

    The second of the “Intermediatheque Natural History Series,” this exhibition is a precious opportunity for audiences in Japan to appreciate the heritage of great Swedish scientists: Rudbeck, Linnaeus and...More »

  • poster for The Delightful Tactile Illustrated Book Reading Room from France

    The Delightful Tactile Illustrated Book Reading Room from France

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    • at Atelier Muji
    • Muji Yurakucho 2F, 3-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005
    • Ends in 48 days

    A wonderful little tactile reading room. Welcoming you are some exceptionally beautiful tactile illustrated books and a delightful giant poster, all to be touched and enjoyed, born in a French workshop...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki, Painter

    Chihiro Iwasaki, Painter

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005
    • Ends in 55 days

    Chihiro Iwasaki was both a painter and a picture book illustrator. This retrospective commemorating the 100th anniversary of her birth reappraises her paintings while considering the cultural context of...More »

  • poster for Le Gentil Garçon “Super-doodle-pens”

    Le Gentil Garçon “Super-doodle-pens”

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    • at Maison Hermès
    • 5-4-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
    • Ends in 56 days

    The window display at Ginza Maison Hermès is a theatrical stage in the midst of the city. Each year’s annual theme of Hermès is conveyed through the creative viewpoints of diverse creators.The theme for...More »

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Ueno, Yanaka

  • poster for Meian Year 1: The Calm Before the Parade

    Meian Year 1: The Calm Before the Parade

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    • at Space Dike
    • 2-18-4 Nihonzutsumi, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0022
    • Ends Today

    This series of exhibitions held at seven sites around Tokyo’s shitamachi area proposes “Meian” (Light/Dark) for the name of the upcoming era that will begin on May 1, 2019, once the current Japanese emperor...More »

  • poster for The Miracle of M.C. Escher: Prints from The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

    The Miracle of M.C. Escher: Prints from The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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    • at Ueno Royal Museum
    • 1-2 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo,110-0007
    • Ends in 13 days
  • NMWA Museum Collection

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007

    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
    • 1-4-24, Ikenohata, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0008

    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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Kyobashi, Nihonbashi

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Omotesando, Aoyama

  • poster for Kudo/Rama

    Kudo/Rama

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    • at Fergus McCaffrey, Tokyo
    • 3-5-9 Kita-Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0061
    • Ends in 19 days

    Featuring a selection of twenty-five works spanning from 1962 to 2000, this exhibition explores the visionary insights offered in both artists’ practices; featuring prescient works that diagnose the most...More »

  • poster for Rebel Without a Cause

    Rebel Without a Cause

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • 3-7-6 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001
    • Ends in 41 days

    “The history of art is the history of the fight for freedom.” Rebel Without a Cause, the second exhibition of 2018 at Watari-um, features Andy Warhol’s iconic work as its main visual and displays of around...More »

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Shinjuku

  • poster for Miyuki Ichijo “Interact with Yourself”

    Miyuki Ichijo “Interact with Yourself”

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    • at Gakushuin Women's College
    • 3-20-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8650
    • Ends in 17 days

    Miyuki Ichijo’s works depict the anxiety many people, especially women, feel about living in today’s society. This exhibition marking the end of a ten-year creative hiatus during which she returned from...More »

  • poster for Cray-Pas Art by the Masters, From Modern Japan to the Present Day

    Cray-Pas Art by the Masters, From Modern Japan to the Present Day

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    • at Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art
    • Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Headquarters Building 42nd Floor 1-26-1, Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-833
    • Ends in 55 days

    Combining the merits of wax crayons and pastels, Cray-pas was invented in Japan in 1925 as a painting material. It adheres well to surfaces, is supple while offering good color development, and like oil...More »

  • poster for Isamu Noguchi: From Sculpture to Body and Garden

    Isamu Noguchi: From Sculpture to Body and Garden

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    • at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
    • 3-20-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-1403
    • Ends in 70 days

    The son of Japanese poet Yonejiro Noguchi and American journalist Léonie Gilmour, Isamu Noguchi worked in a wide range of creative fields including sculpture, stage art, furniture, lighting, ceramics,...More »

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Shibuya

  • poster for Shooshie Sulaiman “Drawings”

    Shooshie Sulaiman “Drawings”

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    • at Shibuya Hikarie 8/ Art gallery
    • 8F Shibuya Hikarie, 2-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002
    • Ends Today

    Born in Malaysia in 1973, Shooshie Sulaiman is currently recognized as one of the most important contemporary artists of Southeast Asia. Of both Malay and Chinese origin, the history of Southeast Asia,...More »

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Roppongi, Nogizaka

  • poster for Chaos*Lounge “Hametsu*After”

    Chaos*Lounge “Hametsu*After”

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    • at Roppongi Hills A/D Gallery
    • Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 3F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6155
    • Ends Today

    In 2010, Chaos*Lounge held the exhibition “Hametsu*Lounge in collaboration with a group of IT engineers. Eight years later, Chaos*Lounge is once collaborating with IT engineers for another exhibition....More »

  • poster for Jouji Yasuda Exhibition

    Jouji Yasuda Exhibition

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    • at SFT Gallery
    • 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8558
    • Ends in 35 days

    Joji Yasuda creates familiar animals from wood and cloth. The animals he creates exude a warmth but also imbue a wild nobility. Each creation is not merely adorable but is also a show of respect for nature...More »

  • poster for Louvre Museum Exhibition

    Louvre Museum Exhibition

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8558
    • Ends in 49 days

    Portraits depicting the likeness of people have a long history in the arts. This exhibition showcases 110 works from all eight departments of the Louvre Museum. On exhibit in Japan after a 27-year hiatus...More »

  • MAM Collection 007: Invisible Cities

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6150
    • Ends in 63 days

    “Invisible Cities” is taken from the fantasy novel of the same name (Le città invisibili) by Italo Calvino, in which Marco Polo describes to Kublai Khan the amazing cities he has observed and heard about...More »

  • poster for Zojoji Temple Treasures

    Zojoji Temple Treasures

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    • at Zojoji Temple
    • 4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011

    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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Ebisu, Daikanyama

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Musashino, Tama

  • poster for Fuko Aikawa Exhibition

    Fuko Aikawa Exhibition

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    • at Amala
    • 1-36-8 Kichijoji Honcho, Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-0004
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    This exhibition will showcase 17 drawings and one oil painting featuring china and glass vases and bottles from far away places such as Turkey, Iran, and the Mediterranean. More »

  • poster for Chuji Nakamura “Great Tenacity”

    Chuji Nakamura “Great Tenacity”

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    • at Nerima Art Museum
    • 1-36-16 Nukui, Nerima-ku, Tokyo 176-0021
    • Ends in 13 days

    Born in 1898 in what is known today as Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Chuji Nakamura moved to Tokyo at the age of 20. He spent his career as an artist moving from place to place but lived the last two decades...More »

  • Freeing the Interior Stream

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    • at Musashino Art University Museum & Library
    • 1-736 Ogawacho, Kodaira-shi, Tokyo 187-8505
    • Ends in 34 days

    Drawing is an action that involves the body; in the process, fortuitous outcomes emerge, while the act of recording on paper makes visualization possible. Even in this digital world where everything rapidly...More »

  • poster for Kinjiro Kida Exhibition

    Kinjiro Kida Exhibition

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    • at Fuchu Art Museum
    • Sengen-cho 1-3, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo 183-0001
    • Starts in 5 days

    Takeo Arishima was a renown novelist of the late Meiji and Taisho periods. Hokkaido-born painter Kida Kinjiro is the basis of one of Arishima’s novels. The two met in Sapporo in 1910 and influenced each...More »

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Chiyoda

  • poster for Emerging 2018: Part 1

    Emerging 2018: Part 1

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    • at Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo
    • 2-4-16 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0033
    • Ends in 27 days

    Ever since its opening in 2001, Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS) has undertaken a wide range of programs to support and foster young artists. One such program, Emerging (formerly TWS-Emerging), is associated...More »

  • poster for Gordon Matta-Clark “Mutation in Space”

    Gordon Matta-Clark “Mutation in Space”

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • 3-1 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8322
    • Ends in 63 days

    Gordon Matta-Clark (1943–1978) was active mainly in New York in the 1970s. Despite having died an untimely death at the age of thirty-five, he has continued to attract many followers in various fields...More »

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Ichigaya, Kagurazaka

  • poster for Fumio Tachibana “Shape of My Shadow”

    Fumio Tachibana “Shape of My Shadow”

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    • at Sprout Curation
    • 3F, 5-1 Nishi Goken-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0812
    • Ends in 13 days

    This exhibition consists of simple shapes in ink on carefully preserved sheets of old paper.More »

  • poster for Federico Uribe Exnibition

    Federico Uribe Exnibition

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    • at Instituto Cervantes Tokyo, Japones
    • 2-9 Rokubancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0085
    • Ends in 35 days

    Exhibition of world renown Colombian artist Federico Uribe jointly produced by the Colombian embassy and Gallery DKarte. Uribe is a contemporary artist who combines painting with sculpture. HIs work has...More »

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Setagaya, Kawasaki

  • poster for Dix Vol. 03

    Dix Vol. 03

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    • at Quiet Noise Arts and Break
    • 1F, 2-45-2 Daizawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 155-0032
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    Dix, produced by Flotsam Books and Twelvebooks, is a popup shop and group exhibition of 10 artists. The theme of the exhibition is “monochrome”. More »

  • poster for Taro Okamoto in the Town - The World of Public Art

    Taro Okamoto in the Town - The World of Public Art

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    • at Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki
    • 7-1-5 Masukata, Tama-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken 214-0032
    • Ends in 70 days

    Amongst Taro Okamoto’s diverse array of projects and activities are over 140 works in 70 different public spaces such as parks and schools throughout the country. Throughout his life, Okamoto continuously...More »

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Yokohama, Kanagawa

  • poster for Scenery and Slopes of Yokohama Yamate

    Scenery and Slopes of Yokohama Yamate

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    • at Art Gallery Yamate
    • Sunset Yamate 1F, 100 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 231-0862
    • Ends in 6 days

    Part 1 Artists: Aiko Kunieda, Asami Suzuki, Airi Tajima, Chieko Matsumura, Ai Yamanaka Exhibition period: 6/30-7/8 Part 2 Artists: Kei Katsumi, Tomomi Koike, Manami Dai, Yukimasa Tashiro, Kaya Hiragohri,...More »

  • poster for Atsuhiko Misawa “Animals In Yokosuka”

    Atsuhiko Misawa “Animals In Yokosuka”

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    • at Yokosuka Museum of Art
    • 4-1 Kamoi, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa-ken 239-0813
    • Ends in 48 days

    Atsuhiko Misawa (b. 1961) began “Animals,” his series of animal sculptures carved from camphor wood, in 2000. He currently produces these works in a studio in Kanagawa Prefecture. From familiar pets like...More »

  • poster for Redon and His World: Beyond Imagination

    Redon and His World: Beyond Imagination

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    • at Pola Museum of Art
    • 1285 Kozukayama Sengokuhara, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken, 250-0631
    • Starts in 6 days

    Odilon Redon was a French painter from the 19th and 20th centuries. Even though Redon was active during the same period as the impressionist painters, his style was completely different. This exhibition...More »

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Tokyo: Others

  • poster for Dots for 15 Years

    Dots for 15 Years

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    • at Gallery 201
    • 201 Shimazuyama Paircity, 6-2-10 Kita Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0001
    • Ends Today

    Illustrator Katsuhiko Motomura creates with dots and this exhibition commemorates the 15th year of his career as an artist. The animals depicted in Motomura’s work are created with just a single ball-point...More »

  • poster for Le Corbusier + Chandigarh “Creation and Context”

    Le Corbusier + Chandigarh “Creation and Context”

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    • at Archi-Depot
    • 1F Terrada Warehouse Company, 2-6-10 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-8615
    • Ends Today

    Le Corbusier is well-known as one of the masters of modern architecture. As reflected by his Five Points of Architecture, Le Corbusier’s was a major influence on the worldview that the development of humankind...More »

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Kanto: others

  • poster for Rethinking Bernard Buffet: Half A Century of Masterpieces

    Rethinking Bernard Buffet: Half A Century of Masterpieces

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    • at Bernard Buffet Museum
    • Higashino Clematis no Oka, 515-57 Sunto-gun, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka 411-0931
    • Ends in 50 days

    Bernard Buffet made his debut as a painter at the age of 20, becoming famous for his portraits that characteristically use straight black lines and subdued hues to embody the social anxiety and void following...More »

  • poster for Moto Hagio Sci-Fi Art

    Moto Hagio Sci-Fi Art

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    • at Takasaki Museum of Art
    • 110-27 Yashima-cho, Takasaki-shi, Gunma-ken 370-0849
    • Ends in 55 days

    Manga artist Moto Hagio is known for her popular works including sci-fi series such as “They Were Eleven,” “Star Red,” and “Otherworld Barbara.” This exhibition features 400 original illustrations from...More »

  • poster for Stop and Go

    Stop and Go

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • Ikaho Green Bokujo, 2855-1 Kanai, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma-ken 377-0027
    • Ends in 76 days

    In the mid-20th century Jean Tinguely established himself as a master of kinetic art, a movement that focused on natural and humanmade sources of power in moving artworks, which Tinguely assembled from...More »

  • poster for Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2018

    Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2018

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    • at Bandaijima Multipurpose Plaza
    • 4-2 Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata 950-0078
    • Ends in 84 days

    The Water and Land Niigata Art Festival launched in 2009 is held once every three years in Niigata City. Focusing on the environments and culture shaped by water and land, this year the art festival returns...More »

  • poster for The Museum of Cosmic Consciousness

    The Museum of Cosmic Consciousness

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    • at Fenberger House
    • 2179-176 Mochizuki, Saku-shi, Nagano 384-2202
    • Ends in 111 days

    The museum exhibition spans three spaces: in the large room are many examples of older religious art, including shamanic expressions. The Tatami Room shows a display of modern and contemporary art. The...More »

  • poster for Spark: Once You Were Young

    Spark: Once You Were Young

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    • at Hoki Museum
    • 3-15 Asumigaokahigashi, Midori-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 267-0067
    • Ends in 125 days

    Presenting the work of 15 realist painters including Sosuke Morimoto, Hiroshi Noda, Toshiro Aoki, Fumihiko Gomi, Nobuyuki Shimamura, Osamu Obi, Toshihiro Ohata, Kenichiro Ishiguro, Ryo Shiotani, and Hiroki...More »

  • Artists Abroad

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • 2052-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
    • Ends in 132 days

    Exhibiting around 50 works by Japanese artists from the past several decades who have traveled, worked, and lived overseas. In our increasingly global age, their works speak to the joys and pains of creation,...More »

  • Shusaku Arakawa “Transcendent Dimensions!”

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • 2052-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
    • Ends in 132 days

    Coinciding with the show “Artists Abroad,” this exhibition introduces 15 rare early works by the artist and architect Shusaku Arakawa from the time soon after his arrival in America. Arakawa is known for...More »

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