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  • poster for 15th Anniversary Exhibition: The Tree of Life

    15th Anniversary Exhibition: The Tree of Life

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 43 days

    Trees remain a source of fascination to people even in contemporary times. For its 15th anniversary, the Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum presents an exhibition focused on works from its collection on the...More »

  • poster for Rieko Hidaka “Sky and Trees”

    Rieko Hidaka “Sky and Trees”

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 43 days

    Rieko Hidaka is a painter active in the field of contemporary art who uses traditional materials common to Japanese-style painting, but avoids taking a conventional approach. Her paintings characteristically...More »

  • poster for Katsushika Hokusai “Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji”

    Katsushika Hokusai “Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji”

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    • at Ota Memorial Museum of Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 11 days

    “Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji” is a series of landscape prints that depict Mount Fuji from various locations in Japan. Despite the number “36” in the title, the series actually consists of “46” works,...More »

  • poster for Important Cultural Property - Tohaku Hasegawa’s Screens: Nanzen-ji Tenjuan and Fujitaka Hosokawa

    Important Cultural Property - Tohaku Hasegawa’s Screens: Nanzen-ji Tenjuan and Fujitaka Hosokawa

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    • at Eisei-Bunko Museum
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 39 days

    Established in 1340, Tenjuan Temple is one of the sub-temples situated inside the grounds of Nanzen-ji Temple and is connected to the Hosokawa family. This exhibition will present 32 screens produced by...More »

  • poster for Performer ☆ Hokusai -Electrifying Edo and Nagoya-

    Performer ☆ Hokusai -Electrifying Edo and Nagoya-

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    • at The Sumida Hokusai Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Two hundred years ago, in 1817, ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) executed a work of performance art, painting a huge portrait of the founder of Zen Buddhism, the Bodhidharma, that was about...More »

  • poster for Ikuo Hirayama & the Heritage of the Silk Road

    Ikuo Hirayama & the Heritage of the Silk Road

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    • at Sogo Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 9 days

    Known as a major star in Japanese painting, Ikuo Hirayama (1930-2009) was long-time president of Nihon Bijutsuin (Japan Art Institute) and focused his energies not only on the Japanese art world, but also...More »

  • poster for Special 60th Memorial Exhibition: Gyokudo Kawai - Seasons, People, Nature

    Special 60th Memorial Exhibition: Gyokudo Kawai - Seasons, People, Nature

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts in 10 days

    Gyokudo Kawai (1873-1957) loved the mountains of Japan and passionately depicted the lives of the people living among the country’s abundant nature. This retrospective marking the 60th anniversary of his...More »

  • poster for Ikuo Hirayama Exhibition

    Ikuo Hirayama Exhibition

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    • at Sogo Yokohama Art Gallery
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Ikuo Hirayama is a painter who influenced the art world greatly, employed formerly as president of Nihon Bijutsuin (Japan Art Institute) and President of his alma mater, Tokyo National University of Fine...More »

  • poster for Tomiyuki Kaneko “Asian Deities”

    Tomiyuki Kaneko “Asian Deities”

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    • at Gallery Ohrin
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 102 days

    Tomiyuki Kaneko’s work has been garnering attention for the high impact it has on viewers, with works like “Red Banas Pati Raja” (2012) selected for use as the main visual for the “Domani: The Art of Tomorrow”...More »

  • poster for Amazing Craftsmanship! From Meiji Kogei to Contemporary Art

    Amazing Craftsmanship! From Meiji Kogei to Contemporary Art

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    • at Mitsui Memorial Museum
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 46 days

    Exhibition focusing on newly accredited exceptional works of Meiji Kogei craft from the Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Museum collection of Masayuki Murata, as well as inspired and technically impressive works by...More »

  • poster for Yuragi / Utsuroi - fluctuation & fade -

    Yuragi / Utsuroi - fluctuation & fade -

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    • at Park Hotel Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 11 days

    The artists selected for this exhibition express through their outstanding artworks a uniquely Japanese sense, where the distinctive sensations of the change in season from late summer to fall can be felt....More »

  • poster for Utamaro’s “Fukagawa in the Snow” and “Flowers in Yoshiwara” – Reunited after 138 Years

    Utamaro’s “Fukagawa in the Snow” and “Flowers in Yoshiwara” – Reunited after 138 Years

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 11 days

    The Edo-period Ukiyo-e painter Utamaro Kitagawa’s “Setsugekka” (Snow, Moon, Flowers) series is a hand-painted triptych. In 1989 it travelled to Paris for exhibition before its “Moon in Shinagawa” and “Flowers...More »

  • poster for Insects in Art

    Insects in Art

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    • at Sano Art Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 18 days

    The Japanese often get a sense of seasonal changes from the appearance of different insects, whether it is butterflies dancing among flowers, the shrill sound of cicadas resting in the shade, or dragonflies...More »

  • poster for The Art of Edo Rimpa

    The Art of Edo Rimpa

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    • at Idemitsu Museum of Arts
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 18 days

    The art of Rimpa was born in 17th century Kyoto. In the 19th century Sakai Hoitsu, born the second son of the Himeji domain lord Sakai Utanokami, moved to Edo and influenced the movement. His student Suzuki...More »

  • poster for MOMAT Collection Exhibition

    MOMAT Collection Exhibition

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 18 days

    At present, the museum collection consists of over 13,000 items. The display presented in this exhibition will change continually throughout the exhibition period, introducing around 200 pieces in the...More »

  • poster for Celebrating a Decade in Roppongi “Kano Motonobu: All Under Heaven Bowed to His Brush”

    Celebrating a Decade in Roppongi “Kano Motonobu: All Under Heaven Bowed to His Brush”

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    • at Suntory Museum of Art
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 18 days

    Kano Motonobu (1477?-1559) was the second-generation head of the Kano school, which maintained its central role in the art world for about four centuries, starting in the Muromachi period. The Kano school...More »

  • poster for Akiko Sawada Exhibition

    Akiko Sawada Exhibition

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    • at Dai-ichi Life Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Solo exhibition by Vision of Contemporary Art (VOCA) 2011 Honorable Mention recipient Akiko Sawada.More »

  • poster for Physiology of art, or meditation of transcendental taste

    Physiology of art, or meditation of transcendental taste

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    • at Sezon Museum of Modern Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 36 days

    Sezon Museum of Modern Art is known for prizing quality over quantity; rather than building a comprehensive collection that spans the history of art, the focus is on collecting individual works based on...More »

  • poster for Tamako Kataoka “Expressions”

    Tamako Kataoka “Expressions”

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    • at Hiratsuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 39 days

    Tamako Kataoka continued to work on her “Expressions” series throughout her lifetime, depicting various historical figures such as military commanders of the Sengoku period (1467-1603), Zen Buddhist monks,...More »

  • poster for A Bounty of Art

    A Bounty of Art

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 82 days

    During the long history of Japanese art, a great many painters have left behind a legacy of exquisite masterpieces. The Kano painters stand out as the largest school and one whose dominance lasted more...More »

  • poster for Shoen Uemura and Quintessential Bijinga, Paintings of Beautiful Women

    Shoen Uemura and Quintessential Bijinga, Paintings of Beautiful Women

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 4 days

    The Yamatane Museum of Art’s founder and first director, Yamazaki Taneji (1893-1983), had close ties with artist Shoen Uemura. Thanks to their friendship, the museum’s collection of eighteen of her works,...More »

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