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  • 52nd Saitama Peace Art Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for Hiroko Kawashima + Hideo Takashima “Dots and Holes”

    Hiroko Kawashima + Hideo Takashima “Dots and Holes”

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    • at Galerie Paris
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends Today

    Artist Hideo Takashima has garnered recognition in Japan and overseas for his human-shaped porcelain figures with holes in place of faces and sculptures made of dried bonito. Hiroko Kawashima transitioned...More »

  • poster for The Power of Art Exhibition of Selected Works

    The Power of Art Exhibition of Selected Works

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    • at Isetan Shinjuku Store
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 2 days

    This exhibition is a selection work, as voted on by the visiting public, of 11 out of 40 artists from the “The Power of Art Petit!” exhibition held earlier this year. [Related Event] Gallery Talk Date...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Masumura “Atagoal x Hokusai”

    Hiroshi Masumura “Atagoal x Hokusai”

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    • at The Sumida Hokusai Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Manga artist Hiroshi Masumura’s ‘ATAGAOL x Hokusai’ series depicts a utopian world where cats and humans live as equals. That purry ideal meets ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai’s iconic works. Part...More »

  • poster for Flag of the West 2018

    Flag of the West 2018

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    • at Takashimaya Shinjuku Art Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 8 days

    This exhibit “Flag of the West 2018” is part of an art project by faculty, graduates, and students of Hiroshima City University Faculty of Arts Department of Fine Arts Japanese Painting. More »

  • poster for Books as Crafts – Collection and Creativity from Yanagi’s Library

    Books as Crafts – Collection and Creativity from Yanagi’s Library

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    • at Japan Folk-Craft Museum
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 14 days

    For over 50 years, Muneyoshi Yanagi, the first chief curator of the Japan Folk Crafts Museum, collected various craft items, including antique books. This exhibition showcases books from the Muromachi...More »

  • poster for Children in Ukiyo-e and the Modernization of Japan

    Children in Ukiyo-e and the Modernization of Japan

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    • at Ashikaga Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 14 days

    The children depicted in ukiyo-e woodblock prints tell us much about the atmosphere of the times. The ukiyo-e of the Meiji period depicts children living their lives to the fullest during a time of much...More »

  • poster for Dojima River Forum 10th Anniversary - Hiroshi Senju & Teamlab Special Collaborative Exhibition “Water”

    Dojima River Forum 10th Anniversary - Hiroshi Senju & Teamlab Special Collaborative Exhibition “Water”

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    • at Dojima River Forum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Dojima River Forum opened on the banks of Dojima River in Osaka in 2008. In celebration of its 10th year, a collaborative exhibition between artist Hiroshi Senju and digital art group Teamlab will take...More »

  • poster for Gifts from the Meiji Era

    Gifts from the Meiji Era

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    • at Seikado Bunko Art Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Embroidery, metal work, lacquer, ceramics, and other works by highly skilled Meiji-era artisans, as well as nude portraits and other paintings by Seiki Kuroda and other artists of the era. More »

  • poster for Depicting Water - Hiroshige’s Rain, Gyokudō’s Brooks, and Togyū’s Maelstroms

    Depicting Water - Hiroshige’s Rain, Gyokudō’s Brooks, and Togyū’s Maelstroms

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 18 days

    In September 2018, the world’s experts on water will gather at the International Water Association (IWA) Water Congress. As the world’s attention turns to the water environment this summer, Yamatane Museum...More »

  • poster for Folding Screens of “Famous Views of Edo” and the Lures of the Colorful City

    Folding Screens of “Famous Views of Edo” and the Lures of the Colorful City

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    • at Idemitsu Museum of Arts
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 21 days

    The city of Edo (now Tokyo) developed rapidly with the founding of the Tokugawa shogunate. One of the paintings that captured the prosperity of Edo, “Famous Views of Edo,” reveals the appearance of the...More »

  • poster for The World of Chaumet: The Art of Jewelry Since 1780

    The World of Chaumet: The Art of Jewelry Since 1780

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    • at Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 29 days

    The longest established jeweler on the exclusive Place Vendôme in Paris, Chaumet has shaped the face of elegance since its creation in 1780. From its origin as the official jeweler to Emperor Napoleon...More »

  • poster for Yoshitoshi – A Genius Ukiyo-e Master in a Turbulent Time

    Yoshitoshi – A Genius Ukiyo-e Master in a Turbulent Time

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    • at Nerima Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 36 days

    Ukiyo-e artist Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (1839–1892) was born in the Edo era of samurai. While his work centered on bushido-e warrior pictures, he also learned bijinga and giga prints featuring beautiful women...More »

  • poster for “Tanaka Isson: A Proudly Independent Painter who Loved Amami”

    “Tanaka Isson: A Proudly Independent Painter who Loved Amami”

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 36 days

    In commemoration of the 110th year since his birth the Okada Museum of Art will for the first display its entire collection of works by Japanese-style painter Isson Tanaka. At age 50 Tanaka moved to Amami...More »

  • poster for Motion and Quiet

    Motion and Quiet

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 42 days

    Regardless of East or West, artists have long depicted movement in immovable paintings and sculptures. At the same time, they have also emphasized the immovable quality of objects. This exhibition selects...More »

  • poster for The Meiji Era in Newspapers – Records and Memories of Modern Japan

    The Meiji Era in Newspapers – Records and Memories of Modern Japan

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    • at Newspark - The Japan Newspaper Museum
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 42 days

    With this year marking the 150th anniversary of the start of the Meiji period (1868–1912), the era during which Japan become a modernized nation, Newspark looks back on the important events of this period...More »

  • poster for 2018 MOMAS Collection Part 2

    2018 MOMAS Collection Part 2

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 56 days

    This exhibition is divided into four selections. The first selection consists of works by cubist artist Pablo Picasso and surrealist Paul Delvaux, along with contemporary Japanese works. The second selection...More »

  • poster for Hideo Hagiwara “Hideo Hagiwara and Mount Fuji - A Life Lived”

    Hideo Hagiwara “Hideo Hagiwara and Mount Fuji - A Life Lived”

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    • at Kichijoji Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 84 days

    For Yamanashi born Hideo Hagiwara, Mount Fuji is where his heart lies. After recovering from illness, Hagiwara dedicated himself to engraving his homeland Fuji. On exhibit will be 10 works from his “36...More »

  • poster for Spark: Once You Were Young

    Spark: Once You Were Young

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    • at Hoki Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 91 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 »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Hokusai and Japan Art

    Hokusai and Japan Art

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    • at Dazzle
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 2 days

    From October of next year, Hokusai’s ukiyo-e will be incorporated into the design of Japan’s passport, becoming the face of Japan. This exhibition is comprised of Hokusai-themed artwork and several pieces...More »

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