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  • poster for Zen Buddhism Art Exhibition

    Zen Buddhism Art Exhibition

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    • at Gotoh Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 20 days

    The Zen sect of Buddhism has a rich history of calligraphic writing that left a large impact on feudal culture and helped to deepen the Japanese aesthetic. This exhibition showcases zen art from the Kamakura...More »

  • poster for Praising Sengai

    Praising Sengai

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    • at Idemitsu Museum of Arts
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 34 days

    Edo-period zen monk Sengai is known for his humor-filled zen paintings. Most of Sengai’s work was created after the age of 60 during a 25-year period when the monk was cloistered on the grounds of Shofukuji...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 Today

    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 120th Anniversary of the Japan Art Institute Exhibition: Challengers in Nihonga––Taikan, Shunso, Kokei, and Gyoshu

    120th Anniversary of the Japan Art Institute Exhibition: Challengers in Nihonga––Taikan, Shunso, Kokei, and Gyoshu

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 48 days

    Tenshin Okakura, having resigned from the headship of the Tokyo Fine Arts School (now Tokyo University of the Arts), founded the Japan Art Institute in 1898. For its 120th anniversary, Yamatane Museum...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 48 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 Beautiful Scenes of Tokaido Drawing by Hokusai and Hiroshige

    Beautiful Scenes of Tokaido Drawing by Hokusai and Hiroshige

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

    Ukiyo-e artists Hokusai Katsushika and Hiroshige were both popular for their depictions of landscapes. This exhibition introduces a selection of 150 works by the two artists from a collection of more than...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 55 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 »

  • poster for Kyoko Miyamoto Exhibition

    Kyoko Miyamoto Exhibition

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    • at Art Aiga
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 5 days
  • poster for Utamaro and the Golden Age of Ukiyo-e

    Utamaro and the Golden Age of Ukiyo-e

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    • at MOA Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 8 days

    An exhibition to showcase excellent ukiyoe prints and paintings from the Museum collection. Exhibits include brush-painted bijingas of Utamaro (his Two Beauties on a Pier is an example of the artist’s...More »

  • poster for The Kano School of Painters in the Late Edo Period

    The Kano School of Painters in the Late Edo Period

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 34 days

    2018 marks 150 years since the Meiji Restoration in 1868 ushered Japan into a new era. In commemoration, this exhibition shines a spotlight on a time that saw dramatic changes in Japanese still art, introducing...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 6 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 Zen and the Art of Cultural Exchange: An Invitation to Calligraphy and Ink Painting

    Zen and the Art of Cultural Exchange: An Invitation to Calligraphy and Ink Painting

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    • at The Nezu Museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 14 days

    During the Middle Ages, Buddhist monks from Japan and China crossed the seas on merchant vessels and built close relationships with each other. The highly individual writings of Zen Buddhist monks, and...More »

  • poster for Utagawa Hiroshige: 160 Years Since His Death

    Utagawa Hiroshige: 160 Years Since His Death

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    • at Ota Memorial Museum of Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 34 days

    Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) was an ukiyo-e artist who lyrically depicted landscapes around Japan. His representative works such as “Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Road” and “One Hundred Famous Views...More »

  • poster for Chikako Isshiki Exhibition

    Chikako Isshiki Exhibition

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    • at Soh Gallery
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 20 days
  • 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 6 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 Hokusai’s Bridge, Sumida’s Bridge - The Full Span

    Hokusai’s Bridge, Sumida’s Bridge - The Full Span

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    • at The Sumida Hokusai Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 41 days

    Bridges are a part of our history: human beings have built bridges since ancient times to overcome the natural obstacles posed by rivers and gorges, and to facilitate travel and communication. Over the...More »

  • poster for Haruka Kondo “The Wind Calls”

    Haruka Kondo “The Wind Calls”

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    • at Site Aoyama
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Nihonga painting, oil painting, acrylic painting, pen drawings.More »

  • poster for Kazan – A Superb Imagination at Work

    Kazan – A Superb Imagination at Work

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 48 days

    Kazan Yokoyama (1781/4-1837) was a painter and instructor active in Kyoto during the latter days of the Edo period. Kazan acquired many different styles of painting, having studied under Shohaku Soga and...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 Today

    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 Tokuro Sakamoto “False Vacuum”

    Tokuro Sakamoto “False Vacuum”

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    • at Art Front Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 20 days

    After studying Nihonga at Tokyo University of Arts and furthermore at Nihonga-juku, Sakamoto has based his work on capturing everyday scenes as he sees them. His paintings are based on recreating photographs...More »

  • poster for Biwako Biennale 2018: Kizashi~Beyond

    Biwako Biennale 2018: Kizashi~Beyond

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    • at Oga Shoten
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 48 days

    The Biwako Biennale started in 2001 is held once every two years in Shiga Prefecture’s Omihachiman, a castle town built by daimyo Hidetsugu Toyotomi and also known as the birthplace of Omi merchants. The...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 20 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 Fuku Shoji Exhibition

    Fuku Shoji Exhibition

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    • at Joshibi galleria nike
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 34 days
  • poster for Hogai Kano and Shitenno - The Other Current of Modern Nihonga

    Hogai Kano and Shitenno - The Other Current of Modern Nihonga

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    • at Sen-Oku Hakuko Kan
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 34 days

    Shusui Okakura, Fuho Oka, Shotetsu Takaya, Tenjo Honda are the four disciples of Hogai Kano, the father of modern Nihonga. Not only were these four witnesses to the creation of Hogai’s masterpiece ”Hibo...More »

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