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  • poster for Will Sweeney ”Vorpal Sword”

    Will Sweeney ”Vorpal Sword”

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    • at Diesel Art Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends Today

    Artist Will Sweeney presents a retro/futuristic English landscape mutated beyond recognition and populated by mythical creatures and freakish characters living in makeshift shelters, conducting strange...More »

  • poster for Jean Jullien “The Same Sea”

    Jean Jullien “The Same Sea”

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    • at Gallery Target
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 2 days

    France-born, London-bred internationally acclaimed artist, Jean Jullien will be exhibiting his artwork for the first time at Gallery Target in Tokyo. Jean Jullien’s signature style comes from his observational...More »

  • poster for Yuki Kitazawa “Old Sailor Told Me”

    Yuki Kitazawa “Old Sailor Told Me”

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    • at Space Yui
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Voyage through time, space, and the seven seas with Yuki Kitazawa, a romantic traveler who sets out on journeys with whisky and black coffee and will quietly tell you the secrets of strange lands in these...More »

  • poster for Yuuki Hayashi Exhibition

    Yuuki Hayashi Exhibition

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    • at Gallery House Maya
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 2 days
  • poster for Aquirax Uno “Nostalgia”

    Aquirax Uno “Nostalgia”

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    • at Librairie 6
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Known for his scintillating style, Aquirax Uno (b. 1934) founded the Tokyo Illustrators Club along with contemporaries including Tadanori Yokoo, Makoto Wada, Harumi Yamaguchi, and Tadahito Nadamoto. He...More »

  • poster for Ena “Garden of Memories”

    Ena “Garden of Memories”

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    • at Gallery Re: tail
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Illustrations of places of memory by Ena.More »

  • poster for Kiepinoko “One Cat and One Crow”

    Kiepinoko “One Cat and One Crow”

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    • at Galerie Doux Dimanche
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for Maiko Sugiyama “My Favorite Things”

    Maiko Sugiyama “My Favorite Things”

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    • at L'illustre Galerie Le Monde
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for P is for Pink Part1

    P is for Pink Part1

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    • at Dazzle
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    A study of the girly, sexy color pink.More »

  • poster for Those Children Keep on Playing; Children’s Themes in the Works of the Čapek Brothers

    Those Children Keep on Playing; Children’s Themes in the Works of the Čapek Brothers

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    • at The Shoto Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 3 days

    The brothers Josef Čapek (1887–1945) and Karel Čapek (1890–1938) were Czech artists. Josef was known for his Cubist paintings and book designs, while Karel was a writer who depicted the turbulent times...More »

  • poster for Tot: Giovanny Sanchez Exhibition

    Tot: Giovanny Sanchez Exhibition

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    • at Gallery 21
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Colombia is renown for its street art. Street art thrives not only in the capital Bogota but also on the streets of Cartagena and Medellin and even on the walls of World Heritage buildings. Bogota-born...More »

  • poster for Takashi Kuno “Lost In Illustration”

    Takashi Kuno “Lost In Illustration”

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    • at Niji Gallery
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 5 days

    This exhibition is by illustrator Takashi Kuno, whose work has appeared in magazines, books, and advertisements. Over 50 works, mainly acrylic on canvas, will be displayed including new pieces and pieces...More »

  • poster for Kazuyoshi Iino

    Kazuyoshi Iino

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    • at Bakuro-cho ART + EAT
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Known for the picture book series “Negibozu no Asataro”, Kazuyoshi Iino’s work is inspired by his upbringing in rural Japan. This exhibition showcases original images for his book “Haiya Jiro Hai wa Gozai”....More »

  • poster for Tombosensei Exhibition: “Gather Round, Everybody. It’s Tombosensei!”

    Tombosensei Exhibition: “Gather Round, Everybody. It’s Tombosensei!”

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    • at Guardian Garden
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 8 days

    Tombosensei creates illustrations under the concept, “Just draw three lines, anywhere, and a character appears.” In this exhibition, his three lines appear in works by creative artists active in various...More »

  • poster for Angel Sorbet Time

    Angel Sorbet Time

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    • at Books & Gallery cafe Tentekido
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Angels eating sorbet, girls dancing, and other fun illustrations for heavenly refreshment in early summer.More »

  • poster for “Bijinga Borderless” Publication Memorial Exhibition

    “Bijinga Borderless” Publication Memorial Exhibition

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    • at Jiro Miura Gallery
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 10 days
  • poster for “French Picture Books: Collection of Shigeru Kashima”

    “French Picture Books: Collection of Shigeru Kashima”

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 19 days

    This is the first showing of a collection of children’s picture books collected over a 30-year period by French literature scholar Shigeru Kashima. Along with the development of color lithography, picture...More »

  • poster for Ryan Gander “Moonlighting”

    Ryan Gander “Moonlighting”

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    • at Taro Nasu
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 23 days

    “I’ve been a lifelong fan of Picasso but it less about his art and more about how the media viewed him and how he viewed himself”, says artist Ryan Gander who has given much thought on the mythology of...More »

  • poster for Savignac L’enchanteur: The Magic of Parisian Posters

    Savignac L’enchanteur: The Magic of Parisian Posters

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

    Displaying more than 200 illustrations, posters, prints, and other items introducing Raymond Savignac, a major French poster artist of the 20th century. More »

  • poster for Tomoo Gokita “Peekaboo”

    Tomoo Gokita “Peekaboo”

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    • at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 31 days

    From album covers to magazines, Tomoo Gokita works in a wide variety of genres. In illustrations, collages, and other works, he pursues his own unique style with influences from the American underground...More »

  • poster for Yoshitaka Amano Exhibition

    Yoshitaka Amano Exhibition

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    • at Equine Museum of Japan
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Equine Museum of Japan, together with the JRA Racing Museum is holding an exhibition by renown Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano. For over half a century, Amano, known for his delicate yet fascinating artwork,...More »

  • poster for “Sailor Uniforms and School Girls”

    “Sailor Uniforms and School Girls”

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 31 days

    The sailor uniform is a symbol of Japanese female high school students. Based on the 19th century British Navy uniform, the sailor uniform eventually became a popular fashion item for children and women....More »

  • poster for Paddington Bear™ 60th Anniversary Exhibition

    Paddington Bear™ 60th Anniversary Exhibition

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    • at Bunkamura Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 32 days

    A close-up look at Paddington Bear, who is loved all over the world, through various rare documents that include original drawings and illustrations from children’s picture books. This exhibition commemorates...More »

  • poster for Aki Kanai + Masaki Hanahara + Takuma Fukuzawa “JAGDA New Designer Awards Exhibition 2018”

    Aki Kanai + Masaki Hanahara + Takuma Fukuzawa “JAGDA New Designer Awards Exhibition 2018”

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    • at Creation Gallery G8
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 33 days

    The Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc. (JAGDA), established in 1978, is one of Asia’s largest design organizations. Each year, from among the works selected for inclusion in Graphic Design in Japan,...More »

  • poster for Compiling Behaviors, Digesting Actions

    Compiling Behaviors, Digesting Actions

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    • at Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 38 days

    TOKAS (Tokyo Arts and Space) launched the residency program in 2006, offering creators of various genres and nationalities the opportunity to live and work in another country, welcoming them to Tokyo or...More »

  • poster for Takehisa Yumeji: Master of Japanese Modern Illustration

    Takehisa Yumeji: Master of Japanese Modern Illustration

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 38 days

    Tokyo’s Chiyoda area is one of the centers of Japan’s publishing and printing industries. Chiyoda-based publishing house Ryuseikaku is known for reviving the works of artist Yumeji Takehisa in the post-war...More »

  • poster for Good Ideas for Good II

    Good Ideas for Good II

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    • at The Ad Museum Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 51 days

    The first Good Ideas for Good exhibition tackling social issues through advertising-based communication was held in May 2016 to great acclaim. It now returns with a focus on works exploring themes of humanity....More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki 100: Life Exhibition – Enjoying Fashion spoken words project

    Chihiro Iwasaki 100: Life Exhibition – Enjoying Fashion spoken words project

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 59 days

    Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo and Azumino are celebrating 100 years since Chihiro Iwasaki’s birth with the “Life” exhibition series for the duration of the year. For its second event, Tokyo will hold the “spoken...More »

  • poster for Rebel Without a Cause

    Rebel Without a Cause

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 66 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 »

  • poster for Priit Pärn Exhibition

    Priit Pärn Exhibition

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    • at Au Praxinoscope
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 100 days

    On exhibit are a series of 14 illustrations by the renown Estonian cartoonist and animator Priit Pärn for “Kilplased” a story about the comical residents of a village. The conversation piece or groups...More »

  • poster for Delicious! Animating Memorable Meals

    Delicious! Animating Memorable Meals

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    • at Ghibli Museum, Mitaka
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 161 days

    Studio Ghibli films are renowned for depicting daily life in great detail. What often lingers in the memory of viewers are scenes of food and meals: Pazu and Sheeta sharing a fried egg on toast in “Castle...More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Maidens

    Maidens

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    • at Galerie Juillet
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    No matter the age, even as the body changes with age, women will always be maidens at heart. This exhibition celebrates maidens with the display and sale of clothes, accessories, illustrations, and more....More »

  • poster for Philippe Weisbecker Exhibition

    Philippe Weisbecker Exhibition

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    • at Claska Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    This exhibition marks the publication of “Philippe Weisbecker Works in Progress” features both new and previous work by the artist. Venue: Claska Gallery & Shop “Do” Main Store (Claska 2F) [Related...More »

  • poster for Philippe Weisbecker Exhibition & Book Signing

    Philippe Weisbecker Exhibition & Book Signing

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    • at Pearl Bookshop & Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts in 3 days

    Previously, 888 Books and Harmony Books have published collections of Philippe Weisbecker’s work. This June, Pie International will publish (with the editorial assistance of 888 Books) “Works in Progress”,...More »

  • poster for Seed - A Message to All Plants

    Seed - A Message to All Plants

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    • at Gallery Kopis
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Starts in 3 days
  • poster for Aki “World of Dreams”

    Aki “World of Dreams”

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    • at Shinjuku Golden Gai
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts in 4 days

    In modern society, “sex and life” is intertwined with “yin and yang” and in between “yin and yang” is a nameless deep darkness. In that darkness lies things that are a part of everyday life and yet at...More »

  • poster for Yukari Suzuki Exhibition

    Yukari Suzuki Exhibition

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    • at Gallery House Maya
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 4 days

    Featuring stories of various figures from the Edo period. Exhibition of original work inspired by the illustrations and cover art of period novels.More »

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