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  • poster for Animal

    Animal

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    • at Dazzle
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for Chikako Toya “Apartment”

    Chikako Toya “Apartment”

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    • at Roppongi Hills A/D Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
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    These vividly colored new paintings by Chikako Toya are set in an apartment inhabited by various creatures imagined in a blend of wishes and illusions. More »

  • poster for Iyo Okumi “Escape Journey”

    Iyo Okumi “Escape Journey”

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    • at ondo Stay&Exbition
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for MOT Collection: Pleased to Meet You. New Acquisitions in Recent Years

    MOT Collection: Pleased to Meet You. New Acquisitions in Recent Years

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    • at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends Today

    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo holds some 5,400 pieces in its collection, which spans the modern and contemporary periods with a focus on art of the postwar years. MOT regularly features the works...More »

  • poster for Moomin: The Art and The Story

    Moomin: The Art and The Story

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

    The Moomin family and their friends continue to captivate the hearts of fans around the world. This exhibition offers visitors the chance to experience the true wonder of creator Tove Jansson’s colorful...More »

  • poster for Nariyuki Yumeno 1995

    Nariyuki Yumeno 1995

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    • at Dessin
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends Today

    Nariyuki Yumeno’s drawings featuring parts of the body blur the lines between dreams and reality. Previously unreleased works from 1995 are on display an for sale. More »

  • poster for Observations: Nature and Life by Shonan Illustrators

    Observations: Nature and Life by Shonan Illustrators

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    • at Fujisawa City Art Space
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends Today

    Set out on an adventure into the wilds of the Shonan area in these works by picture book and graphic artist Tomoya Mukaida and newspaper and magazine illustrator Kanta Yokoyama. Their illustrations feature...More »

  • poster for Weavers of Worlds - A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern/Contemporary Art

    Weavers of Worlds - A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern/Contemporary Art

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    • at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends Today

    This exhibition will survey the Japanese art of the past 100 years, from the 1910s to 2010s, through works mainly in the museum’s collection. Its aim to show how the artists, by taking a discerning critical...More »

  • poster for Ayra Torigoe + Park Aeri + Yuki Fujinawa “This Time, Over There”

    Ayra Torigoe + Park Aeri + Yuki Fujinawa “This Time, Over There”

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for Husband and Wife Painters Exhibition

    Husband and Wife Painters Exhibition

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    • at Fei Art Museum Yokohama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 5 days
  • poster for Isamu Gakiya + Makito Takagi + Ai Teramoto “Grand Menu”

    Isamu Gakiya + Makito Takagi + Ai Teramoto “Grand Menu”

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    • at Faro Kagurazaka
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 6 days
  • poster for 30th Anniversary of the Yokohama Museum of Art – Meet the Collection

    30th Anniversary of the Yokohama Museum of Art – Meet the Collection

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 7 days

    2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Yokohama Museum of Art. “Meet the Collection,” designed to commemorate this important milestone, is made up of two parts: “Life” and “World.” Divided into a total...More »

  • poster for Andy Busc “The Looks”

    Andy Busc “The Looks”

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    • at Gallery Commune
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 7 days

    The second exhibition by the L.A.-based artist Andy Busc features his charismatic character-filled ceramics and paintings. More »

  • poster for Erica Ward “Rosenzuiro”

    Erica Ward “Rosenzuiro”

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    • at Clouds Art + Coffee
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 7 days

    This “bijin-ga” portrait illustration series pulls the colors of the Tokyo underground rosenzu train line maps out of their usual context. Pairing them with objects and beautiful faces gives new character...More »

  • poster for Moin Moin

    Moin Moin

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    • at Billiken Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Presenting 20 illustrations by three manga artists and the illustrator oratnir. Moin Moin is a casual greeting in German.More »

  • poster for Nanami Hori “Mother Meat Escaped”

    Nanami Hori “Mother Meat Escaped”

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    • at XYZ Collective
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 7 days
  • poster for Paddington Bear TM Exhibition

    Paddington Bear TM Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Original illustrations, work tools, and rare video footage from the Paddington Bear series started in 1958 by Michael Bond. More »

  • poster for Polish Poster Exhibition

    Polish Poster Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 7 days

    The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama, was the first museum in Japan to stage an exhibition of Polish posters. In 1980, the Polish government donated a selection of 290 posters. For this year’s...More »

  • poster for 100-Year Chronicle of Uniforms in Japan

    100-Year Chronicle of Uniforms in Japan

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Since adopting Western-style school uniforms a century ago, Japan has made them fixtures of student culture. Their varieties include the long skirts of the 1980s, the checker patterned miniskirts of the...More »

  • poster for Komiyama Tokyo Street Art Show Vol. 6 – Ikigai

    Komiyama Tokyo Street Art Show Vol. 6 – Ikigai

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    • at Basement Ginza
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 14 days

    A collaboration between Komiyama Bookstore and Street Art News.More »

  • poster for Sense Of Humor

    Sense Of Humor

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    • at 21_21 Design Sight
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 14 days

    To art director Katsuhiko Asaba, who has encountered many people and things in his journeys around the world, humor in one of most important senses in communication. Asaba has spent years tickling the...More »

  • poster for Peter Saul + Erik Parker Exhibition

    Peter Saul + Erik Parker Exhibition

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    • at Nanzuka
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 20 days

    This exhibition marks the first showing of Peter Saul’s work in Japan within his extensive career and will be Erik Parker’s second presentation with the gallery. Saul is today recognized as one of the...More »

  • poster for Women Imagining Rooms: About the Diary of Lady Sarashina

    Women Imagining Rooms: About the Diary of Lady Sarashina

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    • at Ichihara Lakeside Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 29 days

    1,000 years ago, Lady Sarashina as a thirteen-year-old girl from what is today known as the city of Ichihara started a diary that went on to become a classic of Japanese literature. Continuing it for some...More »

  • poster for Anatomy of the Horse: An Encyclopedia

    Anatomy of the Horse: An Encyclopedia

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    • at Equine Museum of Japan
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 35 days

    Dr. Genpaku Sugita introduced the “Anatomische Tabellen” (New Guide to Anatomy) as a translated book of Western medicine in 1774. This tome was later followed by a European guide to horse anatomy. The...More »

  • poster for Vintage Horse Race Posters - Eastern Japan

    Vintage Horse Race Posters - Eastern Japan

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    • at Equine Museum of Japan
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 35 days

    Featuring vintage horse race posters for regional horse races in Eastern Japan from the 1950s through the 1960s. Venue: Exhibition Room 3More »

  • poster for Japanese Children’s Literature Illustrated by Chihiro

    Japanese Children’s Literature Illustrated by Chihiro

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 42 days

    In this exhibit, we focus on Japanese children’s literature that Chihiro illustrated, examining an aspect of Chihiro’s work that differs from her picture books while also shedding new light on the history...More »

  • poster for The World of Shaun Tan: Welcome to Nowhere

    The World of Shaun Tan: Welcome to Nowhere

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 42 days

    In 1999, Australian artist and film maker Shaun Tan (1974– ) published “The Lost Thing,” his first picture book, and adapted the story into an Academy Award-winning animated short film in 2010. Tan’s wordless...More »

  • The Works of Yuji Miyazaki, Illustrator for Films At the Centenary of Kinema Jumpo Magazine

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    • at National Film Archive of Japan
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 70 days

    National Film Archive of Japan is proud to present the endearing illustrations of Yuji Miyazaki. Miyazaki has been an illustrator for more than 40 years, with much of his work appearing in Kinema Junpo,...More »

  • poster for Pocko Park Sound of Waves

    Pocko Park Sound of Waves

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    • at Park Hotel Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 77 days

    “Sound of Waves” features internationally renowned Japanese and European artists from a range of multi-disciplinary backgrounds. Echoing a longstanding Pocko tradition of prolific collaborations, a handpicked...More »

  • poster for Let’s Go to the Art Museum! Enjoying Modern Art Through the Works of Dick Bruna

    Let’s Go to the Art Museum! Enjoying Modern Art Through the Works of Dick Bruna

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    • at Bernard Buffet Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 105 days
  • poster for Miffy’s Field of Flowers: The World of Dick Bruna Picture Books

    Miffy’s Field of Flowers: The World of Dick Bruna Picture Books

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 105 days

    This exhibition focuses on illustrations featuring flowers and plants Dick Bruna, creator of the popular rabbit character Miffy. Enjoy these illustrations along with all the flowers in bloom at the Clematis...More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Laurence Bentz Exhibition

    Laurence Bentz Exhibition

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    • at Zou-no-hana Terrace
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 4 days

    The first solo show for Laurence Bentz, who was born in the vibrant, storybook-like area of Alsace, France. With eye-popping color and ticklish humor, Bentz’s illustrations and graphic designs present...More »

  • poster for Rooo Lou + Fredy & Gloster “Summer @ You”

    Rooo Lou + Fredy & Gloster “Summer @ You”

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    • at Rocket
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 5 days

    A collaboration of original portraits and apparel with illustrations by Rooo Lou and fashion from the brand Fredy & Gloster.More »

  • poster for Strange Creatures 10

    Strange Creatures 10

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Starts in 5 days
  • poster for Sugio Yamazaki “36 Views of Tokyo Part 1”

    Sugio Yamazaki “36 Views of Tokyo Part 1”

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    • at OPA gallery/shop
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 5 days
  • poster for Mengo Yokoyari 10th Anniversary Exhibition

    Mengo Yokoyari 10th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • at Gofa
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 6 days

    This exhibition to celebrate Mengo Yokoyari’s decade-long illustration career spotlights the popular titles “Kuzu no Honka,i” “Retort Pouch!,” “Kimi wa Midara na Boku no Jo,” and “Mega Haato.” The artist...More »

  • poster for Toshie Kihara 50th Anniversary Exhibiton

    Toshie Kihara 50th Anniversary Exhibiton

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    • at Span Art Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 6 days

    Displaying original illustrations from manga by Toshie Kihara.More »

  • poster for Satoko “Small Paintings 2”

    Satoko “Small Paintings 2”

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    • at Site Aoyama
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 9 days
  • poster for Wakana Yamazaki “Zone”

    Wakana Yamazaki “Zone”

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    • at Space Yui
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 11 days
  • poster for Naoki Sato: Paper, Murals, Cycles

    Naoki Sato: Paper, Murals, Cycles

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    • at Art Museum & Library, Ota
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts in 13 days

    In this third installment of the Books and Arts Exhibition, the museum displays some of Sato’s new designs and paintings created while visiting here especially for this event. Through his work, Sato asks,...More »

  • poster for A Word to the World

    A Word to the World

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    • at Dazzle
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 16 days

    Fifteen illustrators present works representing 15 different languages.More »

  • poster for Keiichi Tanaami Great Journey

    Keiichi Tanaami Great Journey

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    • at Ginza Graphic Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 19 days

    In July and August 2019, ginza graphic gallery (ggg) will host “Keichi Tanaami Great Journey.” The exhibition is an opportunity to see what this leading artist, whose career stretches back more than half...More »

  • poster for Teku-Teku Show

    Teku-Teku Show

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    • at Site Aoyama
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 19 days

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