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  • poster for Tokyo 2021 Art Exhibition “Un/real engine - Engineering of Mourning”

    Tokyo 2021 Art Exhibition “Un/real engine - Engineering of Mourning”

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    • at Toda Building
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Culture and science have brought new insight, forms of expression, and technology to this country that has repeatedly experienced alternating cycles of “disaster” and “festivities”. As a part of this...More »

  • poster for Playful Edo-Period Art Exhibition

    Playful Edo-Period Art Exhibition

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    • at Chigasaki City Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Art and culture flourished during Edo-period Japan and ukiyo-e with its depictions of beautiful people, actors, and famous locales, was at the center of this flowering. However, ukiyo-e also had a playful...More »

  • poster for The Birth of Teikoku Art School - Seigo Kinbara and His Comrades

    The Birth of Teikoku Art School - Seigo Kinbara and His Comrades

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    • at Musashino Art University Museum & Library
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Teikoku Art School, which became Musashino Art University, was founded in 1929 by Seigo Kinbara (1888-1958) and his comrades. They described their educational philosophy as “producing sophisticated artists.”...More »

  • poster for Compete in Beauty: World of Ukiyo-e Paintings from the Hikaru Museum Collection

    Compete in Beauty: World of Ukiyo-e Paintings from the Hikaru Museum Collection

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    • at Sano Art Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 12 days

    While woodblock Ukiyo-e is widely known as a Japanese art, there is also a form of Ukiyo-e called “Nikuhitsu Ukiyo-e” that is hand-painted on silk or paper. These vibrantly colorful works often depict...More »

  • poster for Utagawa Kuniyoshi and His Daughters

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi and His Daughters

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    • at Ota Memorial Museum of Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 12 days

    80 works by Kuniyoshi Utagawa and his daughters Yoshitori and Yoshijo. [Related Events] 1. Curator’s Slide Show Date and Time: 10/8 (Tue) - 10/18 (Fri) 14:00 Venue: Ota Memorial Museum of Art -...More »

  • poster for Autumn Collection Show: Mt. Fuji

    Autumn Collection Show: Mt. Fuji

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    • at Kawaguchiko Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 5 days

    100 paintings, prints, and photographs depicting Mt. Fuji and another 90 works given awards in the Mt. Fuji Photography Contests of the past 20 years. More »

  • poster for Keita Tatsuguchi “Next”

    Keita Tatsuguchi “Next”

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    • at Roppongi Hills A/D Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • 2019-09-20 - 2019-10-14

    Tatsuguchi Keita uses modern motifs such as girls wearing maid’s clothing, weaving mysterious elements of myths passed on from ancient times into a unique composition and creating a sense of fine detail...More »

  • poster for The Pioneers of Nihonga ― Taikan, Shunso, Gyokudo, and Ryushi

    The Pioneers of Nihonga ― Taikan, Shunso, Gyokudo, and Ryushi

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 12 days

    Taikan Yokoyama, Shunso Hishida, Gyokudo Kawai, and Ryushi Kawabata all led in the evolution of nihonga by exploring the possibilities of painting that would be based on tradition but suited the new age...More »

  • poster for Essential Treasures of Ancient Japan Passed Down by the Imperial Family

    Essential Treasures of Ancient Japan Passed Down by the Imperial Family

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 40 days

    In celebration of the enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor, the Museum will hold a special exhibition featuring culturally significant pieces from the formative Asuka and Nara periods (593–794). Visitors...More »

  • poster for 28th Scholarship Students Exhibition

    28th Scholarship Students Exhibition

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    • at The Sato Museum of Art
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 20 days

    The Sato Museum of Art has been providing scholarships for foreign and domestic students for 29 years. This exhibition showcases the dynamic energy of the young artists selected for this scholarship and...More »

  • poster for Assorted Chocolates

    Assorted Chocolates

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    • at ANA InterContinental Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 91 days

    In this exhibition, 13 artists and an artist duo across various artistic disciplines – anything from traditional lacquer work to chalk art – will be showing their original two-dimensional works inspired...More »

  • poster for Kishida Riusei: A Retrospective

    Kishida Riusei: A Retrospective

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Riusei Kishida (1891-1929) is a towering presence in the history of modern Japanese art. He studied oil painting and the works of the Post-Impressionists had a huge impact on him when he learned of them...More »

  • poster for Images of Asia: The East as Longed-For Other in Japanese Art

    Images of Asia: The East as Longed-For Other in Japanese Art

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 90 days

    The half century from about 1910 to the 1960s was a period in which Japanese intellectuals, art lovers, and artists were fascinated by classic Asian art. An interest in things Chinese was part of Japanese...More »

  • MOMAT Collection

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 5 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 Best of Museum Collection Part 2 “Extravagance and Simplicity of Momoyama Edo”

    Best of Museum Collection Part 2 “Extravagance and Simplicity of Momoyama Edo”

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    • at MOA Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 13 days

    This exhibition showcases an excellent mixture of exuberant and rustic beauty that characterizes the arts from the Momoyama and Edo periods from the museum collection. It includes genre paintings and ukiyo-e...More »

  • poster for Ancient Artworks on Parade: Dogu, Haniwa, Pottery, Bronzes and More from Japan and China

    Ancient Artworks on Parade: Dogu, Haniwa, Pottery, Bronzes and More from Japan and China

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 166 days

    This exhibition brings together approximately eighty ceramic and bronze pieces from ancient Japan and China. It also features Persian Ceramics, a genre that developed while being influenced by China. These...More »

  • poster for New Life for Timeless Art

    New Life for Timeless Art

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    • at Sen-Oku Hakuko Kan
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 12 days

    National treasures and important cultural properties, recently restored with funding provided by the Sumitomo Foundation Grant for Projects for Protection, Preservation & Restoration, will be on exhibition...More »

  • poster for Beauties in Ukiyo-e: From Harunobu to Utamaro and Further to Kiyokata

    Beauties in Ukiyo-e: From Harunobu to Utamaro and Further to Kiyokata

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    • at Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 40 days

    This exhibition introduces talented painters who showed their individuality in the eighteenth century and “bijinga,” which continue to enchant the people to this day. While the literal translation of “bijinga”...More »

  • poster for The Diversity of Ink Arts— Sutras, Ink Paintings, and Calligraphy

    The Diversity of Ink Arts— Sutras, Ink Paintings, and Calligraphy

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    • at Seikado Bunko Art Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • 2019-08-31 - 2019-10-14

    Introducing 30 monochrome sutras, ink paintings, and works of calligraphy from the Seikado Bunko Art Museum collection. More »

  • poster for Fuku Akino Exhibition

    Fuku Akino Exhibition

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    • at Hiratsuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 47 days

    Fifty works by the Nihonga painter Fuku Akino, a founder of the art group Sokagai and a winner of the Order of Cultural Merit. The artist’s first retrospective in 11 years features work from a trip to...More »

  • poster for Retirement Exhibition for Yuji Tezuka

    Retirement Exhibition for Yuji Tezuka

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Yuji Tezuka has taught in the Nihonga painting division of Tokyo University of the Arts since 1992. He will retire in March 2020. A prize-winning Nihonga painter himself, he was appointed to the Nippon...More »

  • poster for Beautiful Lives—Birds and Flowers in Japanese and East Asian Art

    Beautiful Lives—Birds and Flowers in Japanese and East Asian Art

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    • at The Nezu Museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Flowers, with their countless colors and shapes, and birds, with their gorgeous feathers, have been objects of appreciation throughout the world from time immemorial. In East Asia, and chiefly in China,...More »

  • poster for Famous Horses and Warriors

    Famous Horses and Warriors

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    • at Equine Museum of Japan
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 54 days
  • poster for Aves Japonicae (5) – A Labyrinth of Colors

    Aves Japonicae (5) – A Labyrinth of Colors

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 12 days

    This exhibition reconstructs how Japanese artists gazed at birds by showing drawings and the corresponding bird specimens side by side. The birds drawn in Japanese art have a wide variety of colors, and...More »

  • poster for Yokohama Museum of Art Collection “Aspects of Japan’s 160-year Relationship with the West”

    Yokohama Museum of Art Collection “Aspects of Japan’s 160-year Relationship with the West”

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 90 days

    This exhibition of the museum’s collection, overlapping with the anniversaries of the Yokohama Museum of Art and the opening of Yokohama Port, reexamines the relationship between Japan and the West. Many...More »

  • poster for Sky Pattern = Celestial Forms

    Sky Pattern = Celestial Forms

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    • at Sato Sakura Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 40 days

    Sato Sakura Museum will be hosting an exhibition on Japanese painting entitled “Sky Pattern = Celestial Forms.” In autumn, the sky is less saturated with water vapor and it is harder for sunlight to be...More »

  • poster for A Treasure Chest of Japanese and East Asian Art: Masterpieces from Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

    A Treasure Chest of Japanese and East Asian Art: Masterpieces from Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi

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    • at The Shoto Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 40 days

    The Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi in Osaka, was started from the collection of the Kubo family, the founders of Kuboso company. The collection contains over 11,000 pieces, 31 of which are national...More »

  • poster for Commemorating the 170th Anniversary of Hokusai’s Death: Hokusai Masterpieces from the Mogi-Honke Museum of Art

    Commemorating the 170th Anniversary of Hokusai’s Death: Hokusai Masterpieces from the Mogi-Honke Museum of Art

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    • at The Sumida Hokusai Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 20 days

    The Mogi-Honke Museum of Art opened in Noda, Chiba Prefecture, in 2006, to exhibit the works of art collected by Mogi Shichizaemon, a twelfth-generation descendent of the Mogi family, who were among of...More »

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