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  • poster for Itabashi Art Museum x Chiba City Museum of Art = Chitabashi Dream Museum?!

    Itabashi Art Museum x Chiba City Museum of Art = Chitabashi Dream Museum?!

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    • at Chiba City Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Chiba City Museum of Art presents a dream collaboration with Itabashi Art Museum, an institution with a strong record of showcasing the beauty of classical Japanese art. “Chitabashi” Museum combines the...More »

  • poster for Styles of Play: The History of Merrymaking in Art

    Styles of Play: The History of Merrymaking in Art

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    • at Suntory Museum of Art
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts in 10 days

    “We are all born to play.” This famous line is from the Ryojin Hisho, a late twelfth-century collection of popular songs. In that spirit, this exhibition focuses on play, amusements, merrymaking as a theme...More »

  • poster for The Treasures of Engaku-ji

    The Treasures of Engaku-ji

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    • at Mitsui Memorial Museum
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 7 days

    This exhibition presents the history and culture of art in Kamakura Zen temples with a special showcase of the collection of Engaku-ji Temple. Zen Buddhism came to Japan from China in the 11th century...More »

  • poster for Blue・Blue・Blue

    Blue・Blue・Blue

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    • at Sato Sakura Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 77 days

    The Sato Sakura museum is currently staging an exhibition centered on the theme of “Blue, Blue, Blue.” The exhibition explores the hues of blue prevalent in Japanese painting. For centuries, the creators...More »

  • poster for Japan: Country of Gold Screens of the Kano, Hasegawa, Rinpa, and Other Schools

    Japan: Country of Gold Screens of the Kano, Hasegawa, Rinpa, and Other Schools

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 105 days

    Consisting of a collapsible series of panels, the folding screen is an item of furniture that has distinctively evolved since originating in China and having been brought to Japan. In particular, elegantly...More »

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    Material and Interior

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    • at s+arts
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Starts in 5 days
  • poster for Walking the Hills and Valleys of Edo

    Walking the Hills and Valleys of Edo

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    • at Ota Memorial Museum of Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 10 days

    In recent years, walking around the city with its unique topographical aspects, such as high ground and low ground, slopes and undulating terrain, is often covered on television and in books, and has gradually...More »

  • poster for Masterworks of the Kano School from the Hara Rokuro Collection

    Masterworks of the Kano School from the Hara Rokuro Collection

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 14 days

    The Kano school was the most influential school of pre-modern painting in Japan, holding sway for close to 400 years, from the Muromachi period to the Edo period. Drawing upon the considerable holdings...More »

  • poster for Selected Summer Works: Animals

    Selected Summer Works: Animals

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    • at Gotoh Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Starts in 6 days
  • poster for Aguri Uchida: Incarnated Painting as Inselberg

    Aguri Uchida: Incarnated Painting as Inselberg

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    • at Musashino Art University Museum & Library
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends Today

    Aguri Uchida’s works embody new possibilities for Nihonga (Japanese painting) while exploring the meaning of human existence. This exhibition reveals her enthusiasm for painting the human body, mainly...More »

  • MOMAT Collection

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 126 days

    One of the largest collection exhibitions in Japan, MOMAT Collection presents 200 works selected each period from a collection of more than 13,000 items, including Japanese and Western-style paintings,...More »

  • poster for Cats in Art – Felines Loved Then and Now

    Cats in Art – Felines Loved Then and Now

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    • at The Hibiya Library Museum
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 7 days

    100 artworks ranging from Ukiyo-e to modern paintings that show an undying love for cats by artists through the ages.More »

  • poster for Hiroshige Utagawa “Depictions of Shizuoka: Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido”

    Hiroshige Utagawa “Depictions of Shizuoka: Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido”

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    • at MOA Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 9 days

    The Tokaido Road connecting Edo (present-day Tokyo) with Kyoto played an important role as the main thoroughfare for lords making the mandatory visit to Edo and for pilgrims visiting the many shrines and...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 Tsunemasa Takahashi “Seeing the Images Before Our Eyes”

    Tsunemasa Takahashi “Seeing the Images Before Our Eyes”

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    • at Galerie Tokyo Humanité
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 8 days

    Tsunemasa Takahashi (b. 1949, Tokyo), studied in Vienna and Hamburg under R. Hausner and E. Fuchs in 1974. He researched blends of oils and tempera paints and held a solo exhibition in Vienna before spending...More »

  • poster for Modern Nihonga

    Modern Nihonga

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    • at Gotoh Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends Today

    [Related Events] 1. Gallery Talk “The World of Modern Nihonga” 5/16, 6/13 “The Attraction of Japanese Inshou Seals” 5/21 “The Lives and Writings of Those Who Travelled Overseas” 6/5 Each session is...More »

  • poster for Tokuro Sakamoto “Carpe Diem”

    Tokuro Sakamoto “Carpe Diem”

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    • at Gallery Momo Ryogoku
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 27 days

    Tokuro Sakamoto studied Nihonga painting at Tokyo University of the Arts, but would go on to forge his own style by applying mineral pigment paints to hemp paper and painting traditional Japanese motifs...More »

  • poster for Fashion in Images

    Fashion in Images

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    • at Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends Today

    Introducing works from the museum’s collection that shed light on fashion from various times and places – from England and France in the modern era to Japanese styles today. More »

  • poster for Fashion and Make-up of Edo Beauties Seen in Ukiyo-e Prints

    Fashion and Make-up of Edo Beauties Seen in Ukiyo-e Prints

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    • at Hachioji Yume Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 14 days

    The Edo period (1603-1868) was an age of social restrictions with strict rules about dress, hairstyles, and cosmetics according to a person’s social class, region, age, and marital status. Still, women...More »

  • poster for Geidai Collection 2019

    Geidai Collection 2019

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends Today

    The Geidai Collection contains some 30,000 works of art and teaching materials by students, graduates, and instructors from Tokyo University of the Arts. This two-part exhibition introduces its masterpieces...More »

  • poster for Akira Komatsuzaki Exhibition

    Akira Komatsuzaki Exhibition

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    • at Galerie Tokyo Humanité
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 8 days

    Akira Komatsuzaki’s layered paintings of birds and landscapes have a quiet presence.More »

  • poster for Introduction to Traditional Art— The Subjects of Paintings

    Introduction to Traditional Art— The Subjects of Paintings

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    • at The Nezu Museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 21 days

    Many people think that traditional Japanese art is more difficult to approach, harder to understand, and more conservative than Western art. To make Japanese art more accessible, the Nezu Museum has planned...More »

  • poster for Kyoko Kawada Exhibition

    Kyoko Kawada Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Kabutoya
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 12 days
  • poster for Artworks That Became Fold Screens

    Artworks That Became Fold Screens

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    • at Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 21 days

    “Byobu” folding screens have special requirements such as height, length, motifs, lines of vision, and stories. This exhibition focuses on paintings that have met such qualifications and explores the reasons...More »

  • poster for Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of His Birth: The Art of Hayami Gyoshu

    Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of His Birth: The Art of Hayami Gyoshu

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 49 days

    125 years have passed since the birth of renown Nihonga painter Gyoshu Hayami (1894-1935). This exhibition showcases Hayami’s work throughout his life, including his masterpiece ‘Dance of Flames’. More »

  • 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 Ayame Nishida “Flowers of This Town”

    Ayame Nishida “Flowers of This Town”

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    • at San-Ai Gallery + Contemporary Art
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Starts in 14 days
  • poster for Ryo Shinagawa “Nature’s First Green is Gold”

    Ryo Shinagawa “Nature’s First Green is Gold”

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    • at Gallery Hirota Bijutsu
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • 2019-05-31 - 2019-06-15

    Ryo Shinagawa references and reinterprets styles, materials, ideas, and patterns of classical Japanese art movements such as Yamato-e and the Rimpa and Kanno Schools while adding elements of contemporary...More »

  • poster for Ikko Inoue “Exciting Calligraphy”

    Ikko Inoue “Exciting Calligraphy”

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    • at Tachikawa Blind Ginza Space Åtte
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 3 days

    A total of 33 works combining new and classical styles of calligraphy. More »

  • poster for Fudo Tomitori “Rustic Sophistication”

    Fudo Tomitori “Rustic Sophistication”

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    • at Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 21 days

    Exhibiting 30 Nihonga paintings by Fudo Tomitori (1892–1983), an artist who lived in Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture and who received the Chiba Order of Cultural Merit. The works from the museum collection...More »

  • poster for 69th Saitama Prefecture Art Exhibition

    69th Saitama Prefecture Art Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Held each year from May to June, the Saitama Prefecture Art Exhibition is largest open entry art exhibition organized by a local government. The exhibition features around 4000 works in the six categories...More »

  • poster for Momo Yoshino + Kosuke Nakane “Inside and Outside of the Image”

    Momo Yoshino + Kosuke Nakane “Inside and Outside of the Image”

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    • at ANA InterContinental Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 17 days

    Art Platform Tokyo is proud to present two young Japanese artists, Momo Yoshino and Kosuke Nakane. Although they use different media, they both explore idiosyncratic ways of perceiving space in Japanese...More »

  • poster for Yuko Yamaguchi “Arts & Crafts – Lovely Days”

    Yuko Yamaguchi “Arts & Crafts – Lovely Days”

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    • at Shinseido
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 4 days

    Inspired by life, Yuko Yamaguchi’s tile mosaics and painted ceramics bring a lovely touch of art to the home. The Yamagata-based artist is also a Nihonga painter. Her paintings, ceramics, and lampshades...More »

  • poster for In the Palm of the Hand: Antiques and Contemporary Art

    In the Palm of the Hand: Antiques and Contemporary Art

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    • at Shop & Gallery Flesh
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends Today

    Nobuhiko Terasawa, owner of the antique shop Kobijustu Haiyama specializing in 18th and 19th century decorative art from around the world, presents an exhibition in collaboration with five contemporary...More »

  • poster for Suisui Solo Exhibition — Swaying Boundary

    Suisui Solo Exhibition — Swaying Boundary

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    • at F.E.I Art Gallery
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Nihonga artist Suisui paints dogs and other animals playing familiar roles in our lives. While charming and warm, these works also seem to contain dichotomies of life and death, human and beast, and reality...More »

  • 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 Takahide Komatsu “Satoyama”

    Takahide Komatsu “Satoyama”

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    • at Mizoe Art Gallery
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends Today
  • 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 Takuro Tamayama + Rina Matsudaira “Love Your Neighbor as Yourself”

    Takuro Tamayama + Rina Matsudaira “Love Your Neighbor as Yourself”

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    • at Talion Gallery
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Starts in 6 days

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