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  • poster for Cats of Deep Chiyoda

    Cats of Deep Chiyoda

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    • at San-Ai Gallery + Contemporary Art
    • in the Bakurocho area
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    Painting, prints, crafts, and other works featuring felines.More »

  • poster for Circle Exhibition

    Circle Exhibition

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    • at Itsuki Bijyutsu Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Circles have long been symbols of ideas such as completion, eternity, the universe, and connection. These artists offer new visions for this shape that is central to our lives yet not as frequently found...More »

  • poster for Ryo Hirano “Emerging from the Void”

    Ryo Hirano “Emerging from the Void”

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    • at Masahiro Maki Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    “Emerging from the Void” brings together for the first time since 2000 an intimate selection of twenty works on canvas and paper executed between the 1970s and 1990, representing Hirano’s concise and mature...More »

  • poster for 2019 Shoto Museum of Art Exhibition of Works by the General Public

    2019 Shoto Museum of Art Exhibition of Works by the General Public

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    • at The Shoto Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Enjoy a selection of around 90 works ranging from Japanese and Western-style paintings to prints and more by artists who live, work, or study (high school and up) in Shibuya.More »

  • poster for Mari Akiba + Saori Doi Exhibition

    Mari Akiba + Saori Doi Exhibition

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    • at Sukiwa
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Presenting the work of artists Mari Akiba and Saori Doi in an exhibition sponsored by the Tokyo University of Art and Design Art Week program TUAD Art-Links 2019, which provides assistance for exhibition...More »

  • poster for The Beauty of Living Creation – The World of Koichi Takeuchi

    The Beauty of Living Creation – The World of Koichi Takeuchi

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    • at Sato Sakura Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 4 days

    This concise retrospective surveys the work of Kyoto-style Nihonga artist Koichi Takeuchi.More »

  • poster for Absolute Cats 14

    Absolute Cats 14

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 7 days
  • poster for Yoji Kumagai Exhibition

    Yoji Kumagai Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Seizan
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Yoji Kumagai has earned tremendous attention since his first solo exhibition at Seizan Gallery in 2017. This second solo show will focus mainly on seemingly narrative paintings in which humans and other...More »

  • poster for Shogo Takarada Exhibition

    Shogo Takarada Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Hirota Bijutsu
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 10 days

    These ten paintings, including large-sized works, evoke a sense of mourning followed by joy.More »

  • poster for Celebrating Spring – The Grace of the Tokugawa Shoguns

    Celebrating Spring – The Grace of the Tokugawa Shoguns

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 11 days

    This exhibition will feature “Toshogu Miei” (portraits of the first Tokugawa shogun, Ieyasu) inherited by the Tokugawa head family. Visitors will also find traditional Hina dolls and accessories belonging...More »

  • poster for Meta − Wild Card of Japanese Painting

    Meta − Wild Card of Japanese Painting

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    • at Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 11 days

    The work of these 11 artists throws new elements into the traditions of Nihonga painting to transform it in original and unpredictable ways. Witness the metamorphosis at Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery.More »

  • poster for New Acquisitions

    New Acquisitions

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    • at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 11 days

    Presenting 45 works added to the museum’s collection in the past year, including Nihonga by Shohin Noguchi, prints by Yukio Fukazawa, ceramics by Yataro Amemiya, and other artists with ties to Yamanashi...More »

  • poster for Nihonga Paintings as Seen in Japanese Picture Books

    Nihonga Paintings as Seen in Japanese Picture Books

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    • at The Sato Museum of Art
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 11 days
  • poster for Unbelievable Floriculture in Ukiyo-e

    Unbelievable Floriculture in Ukiyo-e

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    • at Tobacco & Salt Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 18 days

    These Ukiyo-e prints depict floral gardens popular as tourist destinations during Edo-period Japan. More »

  • poster for Best of Museum Collection Part 1: Red and White Plum Blossoms (National Treasure)

    Best of Museum Collection Part 1: Red and White Plum Blossoms (National Treasure)

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    • at MOA Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Created during the Edo-period painter’s late years, the National Treasure “Red and White Plum Blossoms” is Korin Ogata’s masterpiece that defines Japanese art. It showcases the finest techniques of creation...More »

  • poster for Japan’s Modern Beauty – Okada Saburosuke and his Contemporaries in the Era of Japanese Modern Style

    Japan’s Modern Beauty – Okada Saburosuke and his Contemporaries in the Era of Japanese Modern Style

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    • at Pola Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Oil painter Saburosuke Okada (1869–1939) played a central role in the creation of fashion icons and images of “ideal beauty.” Having been engaged from the late Meiji period in department store work, he...More »

  • poster for Ayane Mikagi “Jamais Vu”

    Ayane Mikagi “Jamais Vu”

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    • at Seibu Shibuya Alternative Space
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 26 days

    Jamais Vu features the work of Ayane Mikagi, a bright new hope in the world of contemporary Nihonga painting. Hall B on the 8th floor surveys her work from her early period up to now with some 30 paintings....More »

  • poster for Ran Shou Hou Shu Exhibition

    Ran Shou Hou Shu Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Mumon
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 31 days

    This group exhibition commemorating the opening of the gallery features work by 10 artists of diverse genres and techniques selected by Yuji Yamashita and Hisashi Tenmyouya. [Exhibition Periods] Vol....More »

  • poster for  Secrets of Screen Paintings: Wind God and Thunder God and Flowering Plants of Summer and Autumn

    Secrets of Screen Paintings: Wind God and Thunder God and Flowering Plants of Summer and Autumn

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Were you aware that the masterpiece of Hoitsu Sakai’s later years, “Flowering Plants of Summer and Autumn,” was actually painted on the rear-side of a folding screen per a request Hoitsu received? The...More »

  • poster for 1968: Art in the Turbulent Age

    1968: Art in the Turbulent Age

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Held as a turning point in 20th-century history, 1968 likewise marked a pivotal year in modern art. This retrospective held just over 50 years later shows how the state of art stood then. Modern art broadened...More »

  • poster for Changing and Unchanging Things: Noguchi and Hasegawa in Postwar Japan

    Changing and Unchanging Things: Noguchi and Hasegawa in Postwar Japan

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) sought to reintegrate art into people’s daily lives. Meanwhile, Saburo Hasegawa (1906-1957) was a leading figure in Japanese prewar abstraction as a painter, and as a...More »

  • poster for Direct Perception by Soetsu Yanagi

    Direct Perception by Soetsu Yanagi

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    • at Japan Folk-Craft Museum
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Soetsu Yanagi was among the first scholars to draw attention to the beauty of Korea’s Joseon folk ceramics, the wood statues of the folk artist Mokujiki, and Japanese “mingei” folk crafts. It was his “direct...More »

  • poster for Hokusai Updated

    Hokusai Updated

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    • at Mori Arts Center Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 32 days

    A large scale exhibition introducing and showcasing the life of artist/painter Katsushika Hokusai. Not only are the masterpieces and valued items and works assembled from Japan and overseas, but the works...More »

  • poster for Koson Ohara Exhibition

    Koson Ohara Exhibition

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    • at Ota Memorial Museum of Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Koson Ohara (1877-1945) was a kacho-ga (flower and bird painting) artist active from the end of the Meiji period and through the Taisho and Showa periods. The major characteristic of Koson’s works is how...More »

  • poster for Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki 30th Anniversary - Selected Works from the Collection: From Monet, Renoir and Taikan to Ay-O

    Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki 30th Anniversary - Selected Works from the Collection: From Monet, Renoir and Taikan to Ay-O

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, the exhibition showcases 100 carefully selected masterpieces from the museum’s 4000 piece collection collected over a 71-year period....More »

  • poster for “Impossible” Architecture – Another History of Architecture

    “Impossible” Architecture – Another History of Architecture

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 32 days

    When we look back over the history of architecture, we find so many wonderful schemes that failed to see the light of day, and myriad exciting ideas that were kept safely locked away as nothing more than...More »

  • poster for All-Stars of the Okada Collection: Masterworks of Korin, Jakuchu, Hokusai, Ru Ware Kilns

    All-Stars of the Okada Collection: Masterworks of Korin, Jakuchu, Hokusai, Ru Ware Kilns

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 38 days

    This exhibition marks the Okada Museum Of Art’s fifth anniversary and will present the best of its collection as the culmination of its activities since 2013. It brings together star artists who have been...More »

  • poster for An Encounter of Two Colorists: David Hockney | Heihachiro Fukuda

    An Encounter of Two Colorists: David Hockney | Heihachiro Fukuda

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    • at The Club
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 38 days

    This exhibition explores the affinities between two of the most celebrated Colorist painters of this century. David Hockney made his first trip to Japan in 1971 and visited the “Kyoto Nihonga No Seika...More »

  • poster for Corridor Gallery 34 – Calls From Collectors (Tokyo)

    Corridor Gallery 34 – Calls From Collectors (Tokyo)

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    • at Park Hotel Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 38 days

    Presenting a selection of works from the exhibition series “Art Now Okayama 2018.” Five collectors from Okayama and Tokyo will each present a single new work they have commissioned from recommended artists....More »

  • poster for Kyosai Kawanabe “Nothing Escaped His Brush”

    Kyosai Kawanabe “Nothing Escaped His Brush”

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    • at Suntory Museum of Art
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 39 days

    Kyosai Kawanabe (1831–1889), the “demon of painting,” was an artistic genius active in a great variety of fields. For many years, assessments of his oeuvre focused on his caricatures and his paintings...More »

  • poster for Special Exhibition Commemorating a Decade since the Yamatane Museum of Art Opened in Hiroo Celebrating the 130th Anniversary of His Birth: The Art of Okumura Togyū

    Special Exhibition Commemorating a Decade since the Yamatane Museum of Art Opened in Hiroo Celebrating the 130th Anniversary of His Birth: The Art of Okumura Togyū

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 39 days

    The Yamatane Museum of Art opened in 1966 in Nihonbashi, moving to its current location in Hiroo in October of 2009. In commemoration of a decade since moving to Hiroo, the museum is holding an exhibition...More »

  • poster for Hokusai’s Animals

    Hokusai’s Animals

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    • at The Sumida Hokusai Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 46 days

    Animals have been one of the greatest inspirational resources for numerous artists around the world. Hokusai was certainly not an exception, leaving various works depicting animals. A master of capturing...More »

  • poster for Lineage of Eccentrics: The Miraculous World of Edo Painting

    Lineage of Eccentrics: The Miraculous World of Edo Painting

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 46 days

    This exhibition, based on art historian Nobuo Tsuji’s 1970 book, Lineage of Eccentrics, will be the definitive examination of “eccentric paintings” of the Edo period. Appearing in one venue will be major...More »

  • poster for Collection Masterpieces: Barbizon School Artists

    Collection Masterpieces: Barbizon School Artists

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    • at Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 53 days

    This exhibition focuses on paintings, prints, crafts, and other works by Barbizon School artists such as Millet and Corot.More »

  • MOMAT Collection

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 95 days

    Introducing around 200 works of art from some 13,000 holdings, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (MOMAT) collection exhibitions are held seasonally with special themes tracing developments in Japanese...More »

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