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  • poster for Collection Exhibition “Hmm” + Exhibition of New Acquisitions

    Collection Exhibition “Hmm” + Exhibition of New Acquisitions

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    • at Hiratsuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 70 days

    This exhibition focusing on works in the museum collection will present artworks without titles, artist names, or descriptive panels. A total of around 30 items with particularly fantastical, contemplative,...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 161 days

    In this ongoing series of exhibitions, the museum presents trends in modern and contemporary Japanese art from the 20th century to the present, including references to international connections. The “Highlights”...More »

  • poster for Tsunetomi Kitano Exhibition

    Tsunetomi Kitano Exhibition

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

    This retrospective marking 70 years since the death of Kanazawa-born artist Tsunetomi Kitano (1880-1947) includes masterpieces presented at previous governmental and institutional exhibitions, as well...More »

  • poster for Tomoharu Murakami Exhibition

    Tomoharu Murakami Exhibition

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    • at Shigeru Yokota Gallery
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Ends in 40 days
  • poster for I Am a Cat: Cats by 70 Contemporary Artists

    I Am a Cat: Cats by 70 Contemporary Artists

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    • at The Sato Museum of Art
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 7 days

    This year marked the 150 anniversary of Natsume Soseki’s birth and the opening of the Natsume Soseki Memorial Museum. As the turn-of-the 20th century novelist featured cats in his writings and felines...More »

  • poster for “Hogai Kano and the Big Four: Modern Japanese Painting, Another Vein”

    “Hogai Kano and the Big Four: Modern Japanese Painting, Another Vein”

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    • at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends Today

    Hogai Kano (1828-1888) is an artist who represents the dawn of modern Japanese painting, his masterpiece “Hibo Kannon,” produced for the emperor, hailed as a turning point that shines brightly in the narrative...More »

  • poster for Ken Minawa Exhibition

    Ken Minawa Exhibition

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    • at Sogo Yokohama Art Gallery
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 2 days

    Displaying works by Ken Minawa, a Tokyo University of the Arts-educated painter who redefined Nihonga landscape painting by directly conveying his emotions towards the natural world.More »

  • poster for Contemporary Nihonga Exhibition

    Contemporary Nihonga Exhibition

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

    This exhibition introduces masters and currently practicing artists who have left their mark on Nihonga painting from the Meiji through Showa eras.More »

  • poster for Fumiko Hori Exhibition

    Fumiko Hori Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 98 days

    Japanese-style nihonga painter Fumiko Hori (1918-) continues to depict the beauty of nature and life. She was recipient of the Shoen Uemura Award in 1952 and since the 1960s has traveled around Japan and...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 22 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 »

  • National Treasure “Pine Trees in the Snow” and Birds in Japanese Art: Bird-watching in the Museum

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    • at Mitsui Memorial Museum
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 49 days

    Exhibiting the National Treasure folding screen “Pine Trees in the Snow” along with paintings and crafts from the museum’s collection that feature “kacho” (bird and flower) motifs, with a special focus...More »

  • Hokusai and Japonisme

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 42 days

    In the latter half of the 19th century, Western artists were fascinated by the new expression they found in Japanese art, and this led to the phenomenon known as Japonisme. It was the genius ukiyo-e artist...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
    • Ends in 7 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 Taikan Yokoyama: The Elite of the Tokyo Art World

    Taikan Yokoyama: The Elite of the Tokyo Art World

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts in 17 days

    Taikan Yokoyama (1868-1958) was a pioneering figure in modern Japanese-style nihonga painting. This exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of his birth and the 60th anniversary of his death presents...More »

  • poster for Eizan Kikukawa Exhibition

    Eizan Kikukawa Exhibition

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    • at Ota Memorial Museum of Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 3 days

    Eizan Kikukawa (1787-1867) was a ukiyo-e artist who played an especially active role in the Bunka era (1804-1818) after the death of Utamaro Kitagawa. While many ukiyo-e artists portrayed beautiful women...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 42 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 Tokyo University of the Arts Doctoral Program Final Exhibition

    Tokyo University of the Arts Doctoral Program Final Exhibition

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 4 days

    This exhibition presents work by students from the Tokyo University of the Arts Doctoral Program. It is a fantastic chance to see the culmination of what these students have studied before they head out...More »

  • poster for Van Gogh & Japan

    Van Gogh & Japan

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 22 days

    Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) was profoundly interested in Japan. From his Paris period to his early days in Arles, he collected ukiyo-e prints and writings on Japanese culture. Conversely, Japanese artists...More »

  • poster for Tokusaburo Masamune Exhibition

    Tokusaburo Masamune Exhibition

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    • at Fuchu Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 11 days

    Tokusaburo Masamune was born in Bizen, Okayama Prefecture in 1883. After studying at Tokyo Art School he went to France, where he was significantly influenced by Matisse and Monet. He was forced to return...More »

  • poster for The Story of Bonsai - The History of Bonsai from Ancient Tmes to the Present

    The Story of Bonsai - The History of Bonsai from Ancient Tmes to the Present

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    • at The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 49 days

    Bonsai have a long history that can be traced through everything from ancient Chinese murals to medieval Japanese picture scrolls, the garden maps of legendary Daimyo, and ukiyo-e prints. Venue: Exhibition...More »

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