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  • 10th Kawaguchi City Artist Association Exhibition

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    • at Atelier, Kawaguchi Art Gallery
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends Today

    Displaying Nihonga paintings, Western-style paintings, sculptures, photographs, crafts, calligraphy, and other works by members of the Kawaguchi City Artist Association.More »

  • poster for Allison Kwesell “Shinchimachi Fukushima: Life after Disaster”

    Allison Kwesell “Shinchimachi Fukushima: Life after Disaster”

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    • at Gallery Cosmos
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
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  • poster for Elections are Art! - Yohei Miyake’s Election Fest - 17 Day Record

    Elections are Art! - Yohei Miyake’s Election Fest - 17 Day Record

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    • at Atsukobarouh Arts Drinks Talk
    • in the Shibuya area
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    Joseph Beuys is famed for his “social sculpture”, attempting to transform society through a set of relations, establishing the Green Party, cleaning up the town, holding public debates and planting trees...More »

  • poster for Fuji Paradigms - Visions of Mt. Fuji -

    Fuji Paradigms - Visions of Mt. Fuji -

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    • at Izu Photo Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
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    Mt. Fuji, with its beautifully symmetrical ridge lines, has been an enthralling subject since the invention of the photographic process. This exhibition seeks after the genealogy of images of Fuji through...More »

  • poster for Gen Sakuma “To There”

    Gen Sakuma “To There”

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    • at Tap Gallery
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends Today

    [Related Event] Beer Day Date: June 27(Sat) 15:00- Admission: Free More »

  • poster for Haruya Nakajima “Penelope’s Border”

    Haruya Nakajima “Penelope’s Border”

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    • at TAV Gallery
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
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    Multimedia works by Haruya Nakajima exploring the issues of Fukushima and ISIS terrorism. [Related Event] Haruya Nakajima and Yohei Kurose (Chaos Lounge) “Fukushima is Universalism” Date: Jun. 26...More »

  • poster for Houichi Motosugi “Hunter of the Wind”

    Houichi Motosugi “Hunter of the Wind”

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    • at Place M
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for Kenji Tajiri “Narkissos”

    Kenji Tajiri “Narkissos”

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    • at The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo
    • in the Shinjuku area
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    Photographs reflecting on the afterlife of Narcissus, who lost his beautiful body and became only a soul.More »

  • poster for MAM Collection 001: Two Asian Maps - Ozawa Tsuyoshi + Shitamichi Motoyuki

    MAM Collection 001: Two Asian Maps - Ozawa Tsuyoshi + Shitamichi Motoyuki

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
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    “MAM Collection 001,”introduces Asia as seen by two artists from different generations, Ozawa Tsuyoshi (born 1965) and Shitamichi Motoyuki (born 1978), under the title “Two Asian Maps.” Since the late...More »

  • poster for MAM Research 001: Great Crescent, Art and Agitation in the 1960s - Japan, South Korea, Taiwan

    MAM Research 001: Great Crescent, Art and Agitation in the 1960s - Japan, South Korea, Taiwan

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
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    The first exhibition in the new MAM Research series “Great Crescent, Art and Agitation in the 1960s - Japan, South Korea, Taiwan” is a reconfiguration of an exhibition held in 2013 at the Hong Kong alternative...More »

  • poster for Megumi Tanimoto “Party”

    Megumi Tanimoto “Party”

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    • at 100 Photo Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for Porté Portra Portrait Vol.2

    Porté Portra Portrait Vol.2

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    • at Nadar / Tokyo
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
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    At a certain period the kodak film “portra” was synonymous with portrait photography. This exhibition examines this trend through the portrait works of 10 photographers, following the legacy of this grand...More »

  • poster for Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty

    Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
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    This exhibition brings together around 130 of “simple forms” from around the world, and across the ages, presented in nine sections, offering a panoramic view of a timeless, universal aesthetic, showing...More »

  • poster for Speed Taro and Pre-war Children’s Manga

    Speed Taro and Pre-war Children’s Manga

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    • at Kawasaki City Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
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    Since the pre-war age the theme of “adventure” has played an important role within narrative manga of Japan. “Speed Taro” was a manga featured in a popular newspaper between 1930-1934, with young adventurers...More »

  • poster for Takamitsu Miyazaki “Scenery Mind”

    Takamitsu Miyazaki “Scenery Mind”

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    • at Gallery Jy
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
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    Creating fantastical landscapes mimicking ink painting through a technique of photography of the imagination. More »

  • poster for Tazuko Yamamoto “Rising Presentiment”

    Tazuko Yamamoto “Rising Presentiment”

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    • at Place M
    • in the Shinjuku area
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    Venue: M2 GalleryMore »

  • poster for Seiji Shibuya “Michelle Gun Elephant - Last Heaven”

    Seiji Shibuya “Michelle Gun Elephant - Last Heaven”

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    • at Shibuya Hikarie 8/ Cube 1, 2, 3
    • in the Shibuya area
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    As Michelle Gun Elephant made their final tour in 2003 as they announced their break up Seiji Shibuya followed their trail to produce an intricate series of photographs and videos. With an un-cut slide...More »

  • poster for Teruya Inaba Exhibition

    Teruya Inaba Exhibition

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    • at Gendai Heights Gallery Den
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends tomorrow
  • This Week at Yokohama Civic Art Gallery

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

    39th Kangawa Independent Art Exhibition Venue: 1, 2, 3F Including oil paintings and other 2D works Open from 14:00 on the first day Tokyo Institute of Technology Photography Research Group Venue:...More »

  • poster for Shinichi Eguchi “Brilliance”

    Shinichi Eguchi “Brilliance”

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    • at Canon Gallery Ginza
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
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    Shinichi Eguchi distills the color and sensibility of familiar nature bathed in the brilliance of light, revealing all its depth and richness.More »

  • poster for Satoru Watanabe “Traverse 1990-2015”

    Satoru Watanabe “Traverse 1990-2015”

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    • at Epson Imaging Gallery Epsite
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 4 days
  • poster for Yoichi Nagata “Star of the Stars”

    Yoichi Nagata “Star of the Stars”

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    • at Bright Photo Salon
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
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    Presenting works from “Star of the Stars,” a collection of fashion portraits photographed by Yoichi Nagata, mainly at the club event Tokyo Decadence, between 2005 and 2013. These images document the desire...More »

  • poster for Katsuyuki Takama Exhibition

    Katsuyuki Takama Exhibition

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    • at Art For Thought
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Katsuyuki Takama takes the land of ice an fire, Iceland, with 19 photographic prints from the world traveling photographer.More »

  • poster for Atsushi Okabe “Faces”

    Atsushi Okabe “Faces”

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    • at Kana Kawanishi Gallery
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 6 days

    In his latest series ​”Faces”​, although Atsushi Okabe applies enumeration and accumulation of motifs, he strictly avoids the application of any special operations towards the camera. The scenes and motifs...More »

  • poster for Hanayo “Dim”

    Hanayo “Dim”

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    • at Studio 35 Minutes
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
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    Known for her brightly colored photographs, Hanayo has in recent years taken on a new direction with black and white prints which give rise to a world of dreams, with increasing ambiguity creeping into...More »

  • poster for Terry O’Neill “50 Years in the Frontline of Fame”

    Terry O’Neill “50 Years in the Frontline of Fame”

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    • at Blitz Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
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    Some 30 works reflect on the 50-year career of Terry O’Neill, a British-born photographer who took pictures of famous figures such as Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Kate Moss, the Beatles, Mick Jagger,...More »

  • poster for Art Exhibitions Part 2

    Art Exhibitions Part 2

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    • at Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 7 days
  • poster for Hirose Kouhei “Yokushiroku”

    Hirose Kouhei “Yokushiroku”

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    • at Totem Pole Photo Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
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  • poster for Jay Komuda “No Purpose Vol. 2”

    Jay Komuda “No Purpose Vol. 2”

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    • at Therme Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
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    Jay Komuda is a Tokyo based artist passionate about the ordinary aspects of our lives and the habitat we create. In his works he explores the correlation between the urban environment and the people that...More »

  • poster for Takashi Suzuki “Form-Philia”

    Takashi Suzuki “Form-Philia”

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    • at IMA Concept Store
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
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    Form+Phillia =”Form-Philia”, an exhibition of leading work from Takashi Suzuki including the series Bau, Arca and recent new productions which question the very meaning of looking at a photograph. [Related...More »

  • poster for Takemi Yabuki  “Gengetsu”

    Takemi Yabuki “Gengetsu”

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    • at Ai Kowada Gallery hanare
    • in the Shibuya area
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    “Gengetsu” is a series of portrait works featuring anonymous models by Takemi Yabuki (b.1982), a commercial photographer. Yabuki throws a question on “Visibility and Invisibility”, “hidden things” and...More »

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    The Nude

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    • at Tokyo Institute of Photography
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
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    On this occasion Tokyo Institute of Photography in Tokyo Kyobashi presents “The Nude” with various approaches towards the body exemplifed by the work of Irina Ionesco, Helmut Newton, Bettina-lance and...More »

  • poster for Yosuke Bandai “Passing Being”

    Yosuke Bandai “Passing Being”

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    • at Capsule
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 7 days

    Bandai is an artist who has centered his practice upon photography and through his work has come to examine the very properties of the medium. In this exhibition he combines found images from the internet,...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Oshima “Sanhei”

    Hiroshi Oshima “Sanhei”

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    • at Shinjuku Nikon Salon
    • in the Shinjuku area
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    A selection of 40 color photographic prints trace 4 years of the Sanhei district of Iwate, on the Sanriku coast, as it confronted disaster and worked towards recovery.More »

  • poster for Tetsuya Oomuro “New Composition 2008-2014”

    Tetsuya Oomuro “New Composition 2008-2014”

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    • at America Bashi Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
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    In a reworking of the 2007 “New Composition” series, Tetsuya Oomuro presents a collection of photographs examining the relations between nature and the man-made in scenes of unremarkable presence which...More »

  • poster for Lucien Clergue “Picasso and Cocteau - The Real Face of 2 Geniuses”

    Lucien Clergue “Picasso and Cocteau - The Real Face of 2 Geniuses”

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    • at Ricoh Imaging Square Ginza 8F, A.W.P Gallery zone
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
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    This exhibition unveils 25 carefully selected prints of Picasso and Cocteau, as chosen from Lucien Clergue’s (1934-) Centenary Portfolio, a special photo book of only 100 copies, with each photographic...More »

  • poster for Kazuyoshi Nomachi “From Beyond The Horizon: A Documentary of Land and People”

    Kazuyoshi Nomachi “From Beyond The Horizon: A Documentary of Land and People”

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    • at Fujifilm Square
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
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    Since his first expedition to the Sahara desert in 1972, Kazuyoshi Nomachi has spent his photographic career travelling and capturing images of the world’s harshest landscapes including the Nile Delta,...More »

  • poster for Nishioka Pencil “Pattern a la Mode”

    Nishioka Pencil “Pattern a la Mode”

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    • at Gallery Speak For
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
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    Renowned for his work in commercials and logo design, Nishioka Pencil was born into a family of Kyoto Yuzen Dyers and has transferred much of his inspiration from kimonos into his art and graphic design...More »

  • poster for Piroyo Masuda  “Shinjuku Revolving Bed - Man Dog”

    Piroyo Masuda “Shinjuku Revolving Bed - Man Dog”

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    • at Shinjuku Ophthalmologist Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
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    The electrical rotating bed makes its appearance at Shinjuku Ophthalmologist Gallery with a two part exhibition of “Man Dog” and “Mother”. Venue: Space M, S, E [Related Event] Purin Lady presents...More »

  • poster for Shoji Tanaka “Lost - The Future in the Past”

    Shoji Tanaka “Lost - The Future in the Past”

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    • at Sony Imaging Gallery Ginza
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 11 days

    The marks of time, each day, each month, each year bring with them erosion and ruin, a motif which Shoji Tanaka follows through derelict buildings and worn stones, digitally combined with images of plants,...More »

  • poster for Gallery Selections

    Gallery Selections

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    • at Wako Works of Art
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 13 days
  • poster for The Mother of Yutokutaishi Akiyama - Launch Exhibition

    The Mother of Yutokutaishi Akiyama - Launch Exhibition

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    • at Gallery 58
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 13 days

    Yutokutaishi Akiyama is known for his wide ranging engagements including his tin sculpture work, standing twice as mayoral candidate for Tokyo, and his participation in the performance photography group...More »

  • Naonori Oshima Exhibition

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    • at Photographers' Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 14 days
  • poster for Shohei Fujimoto + Rob Kidney “Tabata Records”

    Shohei Fujimoto + Rob Kidney “Tabata Records”

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    • at Wish Less
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
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    Two fans of 7” records, Shohei Fujimoto and Rob Kidney join together to form a fictional record shop in the gallery space, filled with record art of their own design, including the colorful flower motifs...More »

  • poster for The Japanese Nightingale Doesn’t Sing At Night

    The Japanese Nightingale Doesn’t Sing At Night

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    • at XYZ Collective
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 14 days

    As part of the ongoing “American Boyfriend Project”, a project which has taken up the issue of borders, relations, connection, coexistence and violence centering around Okinawa, XYZ presents a group show...More »

  • poster for Naki “Just Happiness”

    Naki “Just Happiness”

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    • at Tokyo Cultuart by Beams
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 17 days

    An exhibition of new photographs accompanied by a limited edition photo magazine available for purchase. More »

  • Itaru Iwahashi “The Shadow of My Spanish Self”

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    • at Instituto Cervantes Tokyo, Japones
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 19 days

    Itaru Iwahashi is an artist who utilizes photographs of his own shadow to create geometric mosaic collages. It is said that one’s shadow is one’s second self, but in Iwahashi’s case his shadow is that...More »

  • poster for Naoki Kimura “Through the Window— Light Falling and Piling Up”

    Naoki Kimura “Through the Window— Light Falling and Piling Up”

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    • at Emon Photo Gallery
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 20 days

    With stoic attention to a monochromatic portrayal of his travels in Europe, Naoki Kimura’s creative expression is diffused with a sense of spatial ambience, richly imbued with the culture of the Renaissance...More »

  • poster for Reiko Imoto “Cuba - The Blue Bird Dreams Beyond the Sea”

    Reiko Imoto “Cuba - The Blue Bird Dreams Beyond the Sea”

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    • at Gallery Tosei
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 20 days
  • poster for Ren Hang “New Love”

    Ren Hang “New Love”

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    • at matchbaco
    • in the Shinjuku area
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    Born in 1987 in Changchun, Jilin Province, China, Ren Hang is now based in Beijing and widely regarded as one of China’s top young contemporary photographers. He has held numerous exhibitions around the...More »

  • poster for Shoko Hashimoto “Lullaby of Takeda”

    Shoko Hashimoto “Lullaby of Takeda”

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    • at Zen Foto Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 20 days
  • poster for Nerhol “Slicing the Onion”

    Nerhol “Slicing the Onion”

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    • at Post / Limart
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 21 days

    In the endless flows of mass production and mass consumerism food is a clear embodiment of these structures of production, distribution and consumptio. On this occasion Nerhol have selected an onion as...More »

  • Reproduction Painting Early Educational Materials of Art History in Tokyo Imperial University

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 21 days

    At the College of Letters of Tokyo Imperial University, a course devoted to Art History was established in February 1914 under the name of “Second Course of Aesthetics.” The first professor to be appointed...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Story 2015: TWS Creator in Residence Exhibition

    Tokyo Story 2015: TWS Creator in Residence Exhibition

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    • at Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 21 days

    Part 2 in an exhibition of experimental works by eight artists who participated in Tokyo Wonder Site’s 2014 Creator-in-Residence Program. [Related Event] Artist Talk Date: Jun. 13 (Sat) 15:00–17:00 Please...More »

  • poster for Yoshihiko Ueda “A Life with Camera”

    Yoshihiko Ueda “A Life with Camera”

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    • at Gallery 916
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Ends in 21 days

    From early works of the 1980s to the most recent productions this exhibition provides an overview of Yoshihiko Ueda’s photography through a careful selection of 300 works accompanied by the “Portrait”...More »

  • poster for “Masashi Sada Museum” Exhibition

    “Masashi Sada Museum” Exhibition

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    • at Yoshizawa Garden Gallery
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 21 days

    This exhibit showcases the many sides of Masashi Sada, a singer, novelist, celebrity personality, and much more. Five corners— a photo museum, an art museum, a literary museum, a movie theatre, and a concert...More »

  • poster for “Recent Acquisitions : A Selection 2013-2015”

    “Recent Acquisitions : A Selection 2013-2015”

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    • at Arts Maebashi
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 21 days

    Since opening in 2013 Arts Maebashi has acquired a total of 96 works from 19 artists, including not only painting but also sculpture, photography and many other genres, many of which are unveiled here...More »

  • 2015 ADC Exhibition

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    • at Creation Gallery G8
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 22 days

    Since its establishment in 1952 Tokyo Art Directors Club (ADC) has continued to work at the front of commercial design and annually offers awards to designers of outstanding talent. This exhibition unveils...More »

  • poster for Masaru Aikawa “Remake/Remodel”

    Masaru Aikawa “Remake/Remodel”

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    • at Gallery Taga 2
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 22 days

    Aikawa’s “Postcards”, “CDs” and work his first exhibition “Surveillance Camera” will all be displayed in this exhibition. While studying at the Tama Art University, Aikawa developed works on themes such...More »

  • poster for Tamotsu Fujii “Two Foggy Islands”

    Tamotsu Fujii “Two Foggy Islands”

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    • at MA2 Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Split across two floors of the gallery Tamotsu Fujii tackles the issues of war and peace in Kinmen and captures the moody stillness of Izu Oshima Island as if straddling across parallel worlds.More »

  • poster for Yukinori Tokoro “Einstein Romance”

    Yukinori Tokoro “Einstein Romance”

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    • at H.P.France Window Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 25 days

    Yukinori Tokoro’s photography presents a world of tense stillness. Riding on a moving bullet train, he clicks the shutter and captures the scenery passing by outside the window. These moments, the subjects...More »

  • poster for Chotoku Tanaka “Wien Zwei Gramm Licht 1973-1980”

    Chotoku Tanaka “Wien Zwei Gramm Licht 1973-1980”

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    • at Gallery Bauhaus
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 26 days

    Presenting photographs selected from large-format negatives Chotoku Tanaka took in Vienna while living in Austria for seven years from 1973. Following his “Vienna period,” Tanaka went on to produce snapshot...More »

  • poster for Keio University and the War III - 1945

    Keio University and the War III - 1945

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    • at The Keio University Art Space
    • in the Shirokane, Hiroo area
    • Ends in 26 days

    In 1945 the Keio University was in a state of disintegration, with its students scattering across the army, wartime labor and evacuation sites while staff attempted to continue their education work in...More »

  • poster for Ryuji + Hajime Watanabe + Haruki Kodama “The Path of the Wind”

    Ryuji + Hajime Watanabe + Haruki Kodama “The Path of the Wind”

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    • at Mihoncho Honten
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 26 days

    This exhibition welcoming the worldwide hair and beauty artist Ryuji and the photographers Hajime Watanabe and Haruki Kodama presents the light and soft high-quality fine papers Airus and Fuukou. More »

  • poster for Teiko Shiotani: Pioneer of Artistic Photography in Japan.

    Teiko Shiotani: Pioneer of Artistic Photography in Japan.

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    • at Fujifilm Square
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 26 days

    The Photo History Museum at Fujifilm Square presents an exhibition of photos by Teiko Shiotani, a pioneering Japanese photographer who remains relatively unknown in his homeland.Shiotani’s works were rediscovered...More »

  • poster for Emergencies! 025 Aki Inomata “Inter-Nature Communication”

    Emergencies! 025 Aki Inomata “Inter-Nature Communication”

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    • at NTT ICC Inter Communication Center
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 27 days

    Aki Inomata’s works are often collaborations between life forms. Her projects include transparent shells shaped like cities or architectural structures created with a 3D printer and given to hermit crabs...More »

  • poster for Yuki Kimura “Thus and so Rather than Otherwise”

    Yuki Kimura “Thus and so Rather than Otherwise”

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    • at Taka Ishii Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 27 days

    Born in 1971 in Kyoto, Yuki Kimura currently lives and works in Berlin, and here presents a solo show at Taka Ishii Gallery for the first time in 3 years.More »

  • poster for Namiko Kitaura “Recollection”

    Namiko Kitaura “Recollection”

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    • at Canon Gallery S
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 29 days

    Following up from the 3 person show at Canon Gallery S in 2014 introducing young female photographers, the program “She’s” features the work of Namiko Kitaura pursuing memory through plants and landscapes...More »

  • poster for Masatoshi Yanagimachi “Layer, Repeat, Whiten”

    Masatoshi Yanagimachi “Layer, Repeat, Whiten”

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    • at undō
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 30 days

    While turning his eye to the much proffered subjects of photography, flowers and picturesque landscapes, Masatoshi Yanagimachi simultaneously approaches archetypes with a view of cynicism. Here he explores...More »

  • poster for Susumu Shimonishi “Another Lens”

    Susumu Shimonishi “Another Lens”

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    • at Break Station Gallery, Ueno
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Susumu Shimonishi has traveled the cities of the world experimenting with novel ways of capturing his photographic self-portrait. Since the late 1990s he has utilized such implements as helium filled balloons...More »

  • poster for Ikko Narahara “Where Time Has Stopped”

    Ikko Narahara “Where Time Has Stopped”

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    • at Taka Ishii Gallery Photography/Film
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 34 days

    Narahara, who attributed his personal technique of representation as “personal documents,” carved out the path for a new era in the history of Japanese photography through means of an original, comprehensive...More »

  • poster for Ryuichi Ishikawa “Adorenamix”

    Ryuichi Ishikawa “Adorenamix”

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    • at Shinjuku Golden Gai
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 34 days

    Venue: Nagune Part 1: June 1(Mon)-July 9(Thurs) Part 2: July 10(Fri)-August 8(Sat) Drinks from 600 yenMore »

  • poster for Walk in Asia

    Walk in Asia

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    • at Ota Fine Arts
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 34 days
  • poster for Independent Newspaper “Nippon” - The Struggles of Katsunan Kuga and Shiki Masaoka

    Independent Newspaper “Nippon” - The Struggles of Katsunan Kuga and Shiki Masaoka

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    • at Newspark - The Japan Newspaper Museum
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 35 days

    In 1889 Katsunan Kuga established the newspaper “Nippon”, a publication which determined to maintain its independence from any political patronage and provide a stringent criticism of the government in...More »

  • poster for Masahisa Fukase— The Incurable Egoist

    Masahisa Fukase— The Incurable Egoist

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    • at Diesel Art Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 40 days

    In 1974, the “New Japanese Photography” exhibition at the New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) introduced the world to Japanese photographers for the first time. Amidst the works of some of the biggest...More »

  • poster for Machiya: Kanazawa’s Traditional Townhouses— The Living Skills of Townhouse Craftsmen

    Machiya: Kanazawa’s Traditional Townhouses— The Living Skills of Townhouse Craftsmen

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    • at LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 48 days

    What is the best way to preserve and pass on traditional architectural skills? This exhibition presents real-life examples of such techniques used in the construction and preservation of “machiya” townhouses...More »

  • poster for Toyo Ito “Changing Lifestyles— Making Omishima Japan’s Favorite Residential Island”

    Toyo Ito “Changing Lifestyles— Making Omishima Japan’s Favorite Residential Island”

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    • at LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 48 days

    The fourth exhibition in the “Future of Creation” series features the work of Toyo Ito, one of Japan’s most prominent architects. The Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari, which opened in 2011, has...More »

  • poster for The Making of Ultra Man - From Ultraman Q to Ultraman 80

    The Making of Ultra Man - From Ultraman Q to Ultraman 80

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    • at Yokosuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 56 days

    Symbol of national television and still unerring in its popularity today, Ultraman has caught the imagination of generations from its first emergence in 1966 as Ultraman Q. This exhibition follows 8 series...More »

  • poster for Yousuf Karsh “Portraits”

    Yousuf Karsh “Portraits”

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    • at Embassy of Canada Prince Takamado Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 57 days

    Yousuf Karsh, a Canadian of Armenian descent, was one of the greatest portrait photographers of the twentieth century. He achieved worldwide fame when his 1941 portrait of British Prime Minister Winston...More »

  • poster for I Love Art 13 - 100 Artists from the Watari-um Collection

    I Love Art 13 - 100 Artists from the Watari-um Collection

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 70 days

    Two hundred and fifty art works from over 100 artists of the Watari-um collection include installation, sculpture, painting, photography, print works and video covering the 20th and 21st century.More »

  • MOMAT Collection: What Are You Fighting For?

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 70 days

    As this year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II this exhibition presents approximately 200 works intended to provoke thought around “fighting,” including conflicts between animals, nations,...More »

  • poster for Things: Rethinking Japanese Photography and Art in 1970s

    Things: Rethinking Japanese Photography and Art in 1970s

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 70 days

    In the 1970s, “things” emerged as a keyword in the Japanese photography world. The photographer Takuma Nakahira, who had begun to express his dissatisfaction with existing photographic aesthetics in the...More »

  • poster for Tsuyoshi Ozawa “Summer Project from the Director of the Elephant Kingdom”

    Tsuyoshi Ozawa “Summer Project from the Director of the Elephant Kingdom”

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    • at Ichihara Lakeside Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 80 days

    The director of the Elephant Kingdom? That’s right. The elephant Yumeka from the neighboring “Ichihara Elephant Kingdom” takes on the role of director of this exhibition performing as a guide to the show...More »

  • poster for Yukinori Tokoro “Paradox”

    Yukinori Tokoro “Paradox”

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    • at Espace Kuu
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 82 days

    Yukinori Tokoro is a photographer who takes hold of a moment within a city in “one second”, snapping 3 shots of a scene within this fleeting time. Here his photography work is accompanied with that of...More »

  • poster for From Takasaki! A Journey of Art and Railroads

    From Takasaki! A Journey of Art and Railroads

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    • at Takasaki Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 84 days

    Four artists join together in an adventutre of the railway network with train photography from Seiya Nakai, the renderings of Suica data by Michitaka Hirose, the delicate paintings of stations and platforms...More »

  • poster for Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art 40th Anniversary Exhibition: Part 2

    Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art 40th Anniversary Exhibition: Part 2

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    • at Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 86 days

    This three-part series celebrating the Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art’s 40th anniversary presents works from the museum’s collection by artists featured in solo exhibitions. Part 2 displays around 40...More »

  • poster for Legacy for the Future

    Legacy for the Future

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    • at Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 87 days

    Taking its starting point from the 1967 touring exhibition “The Concerned Photographer”, this exhibition unveils 161 works from the museum collection. [Related Event] Pin Hole Camera Workshop Date:...More »

  • poster for It All Began in Kamakura 1951-2016 Part 2 1966-1984 The Disseminations of Modern Art Museums

    It All Began in Kamakura 1951-2016 Part 2 1966-1984 The Disseminations of Modern Art Museums

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 91 days

    In 1966, a new building was added to Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, designed by Junzo Sakakura and providing more exhibition space and allowing for shows of a much larger in scale. Following this addition,...More »

  • poster for K-Narf “Bricolage Photography”

    K-Narf “Bricolage Photography”

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    • at 0fr Tokyo
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 179 days

    K-narf re-invents photography to create a completely imaginary and néo-vintage photographic world. Working only with simple tools and materials to intentionally keep a playful and amateur aspect in the...More »

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  • poster for Hajime Sawatari + Yu Kawakami Exhibition

    Hajime Sawatari + Yu Kawakami Exhibition

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    • at Place M
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts tomorrow
  • poster for Masato Seto “Another Place 12”

    Masato Seto “Another Place 12”

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    • at Place M
    • in the Shinjuku area
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  • poster for Tomohide Ikeya “Breath-Moon”

    Tomohide Ikeya “Breath-Moon”

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    • at Vanilla Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Tomohide Ikeya presents a collection of photographic work across two series “Breath” and “Moon”, including work showcased for the first time in Japan. Venue: Space A [Related Event] Artist Talk Date:...More »

  • poster for Erik Satie and His Time

    Erik Satie and His Time

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    • at Bunkamura Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts in 3 days

    French composer, Erik Satie (1866-1925), was a creative figure who played a leading role in the transition period between the 19th and 20th century, attracting the wide attention of many great artists...More »

  • poster for Correspondence Landscape 015 “Self-Scape: Special Regions in Landscape Expression Part 2”

    Correspondence Landscape 015 “Self-Scape: Special Regions in Landscape Expression Part 2”

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    • at Kobo Chika
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts in 5 days

    This year’s landscape exhibition attempts to bring several different genres together, interpreting various elements shared by modern expressions in landscape art amid its diversity. In each of the show’s...More »

  • poster for Katsumi Omori “When the Memory Leaves You – Sounds and Things vol.2”

    Katsumi Omori “When the Memory Leaves You – Sounds and Things vol.2”

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    • at MEM
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts in 6 days

    In the follow up to last year’s solo exhibition Katsumi Omori presents a selection of 30 photographs produced between 2013-2015.More »

  • poster for Kazuhito Tanaka “Plastic_flowers”

    Kazuhito Tanaka “Plastic_flowers”

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    • at Maki Fine Arts
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Starts in 6 days

    Born 1973 in Saitama, Japan and now based in Kyoto, Tanaka’s credentials include numerous series of abstract work in photography that questions anew the idea of color, configuration, and vision. For “Plastics_flowers,”...More »

  • poster for Oscar Niemeyer “The Man Who Built Brasilia”

    Oscar Niemeyer “The Man Who Built Brasilia”

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    • at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Starts in 13 days

    This will be the first major Japanese retrospective exhibition of one of Brazil’s leading architects, Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012). In addition to winning numerous architectural awards for his unique buildings...More »

  • poster for Risaku Suzuki “Stream of Consciousness”

    Risaku Suzuki “Stream of Consciousness”

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    • at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts in 13 days

    Releasing his debut photo book “Kumano” in 1998, followed by “Piles of Time” in 1999, Risaku Suzuki has won numerous awards and exhibited internationally gaining popular acclaim with rich images imbued...More »

  • poster for Miki Kitazawa “Contact”

    Miki Kitazawa “Contact”

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    • at Norton Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 17 days

    Kitazawa tries to capture images of daily scenes and common moments without stereotypes, while also focusing her eye upon the things that remain unseen and held unconscious. Through her work she carefully...More »

  • poster for Take Me To The River

    Take Me To The River

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    • at Dojima River Forum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts in 20 days

    The fourth Dojima River Biennale delves into the theme “Take Me To The River— Currents of the Contemporary” with curation by Tom Trevor, former director of the Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts in...More »

  • poster for Jeanloup Sieff “Scenes of Beauty”

    Jeanloup Sieff “Scenes of Beauty”

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    • at Art Gallery M84
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 22 days

    Known for his fashion and nude photographs, Jeanloup Sieff in fact had a long career in reportage photography, as well as bringing a unique eye to landscapes and scenes of the city, the vision of which...More »

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