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  • 52nd Saitama Peace Art Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for Ahhhhhhrrrttt!!!

    Ahhhhhhrrrttt!!!

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    • at Seibu Shibuya
    • in the Shibuya area
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    21 young artists let out primal cries expressing the shock, emotion, and amazingness of creativity. More »

  • poster for Ellie Omiya “Spirit Charge Photo Exhibition II”

    Ellie Omiya “Spirit Charge Photo Exhibition II”

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    • at Capsule
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends Today

    Spirit Charge II is a continuation of Ellie Omiya’s first photo exhibit Spirit Charge, which followed the publication of her first collection of photos in July of 2017. The exhibit will feature photos...More »

  • poster for John Sypal “Zuisha Vol.18”

    John Sypal “Zuisha Vol.18”

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    • at Totem Pole Photo Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for Junya Ono “From Outside the Circle”

    Junya Ono “From Outside the Circle”

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    • at Tap Gallery
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends Today
  • poster for King of the Dark

    King of the Dark

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    • at Gallery Le Deco
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends Today

    Be it pitch-black, dim, scary, sad, crazed, imaginative, or realistic, the dark comes in infinite variations. The fifth King of the Dark photography festival features works by more than 70 amateur and...More »

  • Kotomi Kobayashi “Stillness/Enlargement/Condensation”

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    • at S.Y.P art space
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends Today

    This exhibition showcases the work “The Fountain”. The work is a combination of a three-dimensional object and photos taken of a working fountain installed near the exhibition venue. More »

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    New Old School

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    • at Vacant
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
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    New Old School is a photo exhibition by former students of photographer Kozo Miyoshi. Miyoshi, a lecturer in the Department of Photography at Nihon University, is known for only using film and his students...More »

  • poster for Openness?: In Pursuit of Freedom

    Openness?: In Pursuit of Freedom

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    • at Tokkaten - Tochka
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
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    The history of artistic expression has been the continuous desire for “freedom”. Freedom of expression, the pursuit of the new, the call for societal change have all been a part of this desire for freedom....More »

  • poster for Special Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Artist Keith Haring’s Birth: “Pop, Music & Street, Omotesando, The Street Keith Haring Loved”

    Special Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Artist Keith Haring’s Birth: “Pop, Music & Street, Omotesando, The Street Keith Haring Loved”

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    • at Space O in Omotesando Hills
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends Today

    Like Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring is an artist who typifies American art of the 1980s. Thrust into the spotlight after his graffiti art known as the Subway Drawings covered up advertisements...More »

  • poster for Taisei Kanamoto “Kumamoto Three”

    Taisei Kanamoto “Kumamoto Three”

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    • at Roonee 247 Fine Arts
    • in the Bakurocho area
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    Photographer Taisei Kanamoto presents his third annual portrait series featuring people in his hometown of Kumamoto, Kyushu. Room 1More »

  • poster for The Bus

    The Bus

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    • at Place M
    • in the Shinjuku area
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    [Event] Talk by Ikuko Tsurumaki and Masato Seto Date: Aug. 18 (Sat) 19:00–20:30 In Japanese. Please see the official website for details. More »

  • poster for Tokyo Art Bazaar Vol. 3

    Tokyo Art Bazaar Vol. 3

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    • at The Works
    • in the Shibuya area
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    The third Tokyo Art Bazaar brings together artists and creators from a variety of fields. Around 30 individuals and groups working mainly in Tokyo present their works for sale along with new zines and...More »

  • poster for Daisuke Kumagiri “Moments in Tokyo”

    Daisuke Kumagiri “Moments in Tokyo”

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    • at Nikon Plaza Shinjuku The Gallery 1, 2
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Tokyo is undergoing drastic change in the lead up to the 2020 Olympics. Daisuke Kumakiri’s mission is to leave a photographic record of that change. However, it is not enough to simply record that change...More »

  • poster for Yoshiko Annen “Utakata”

    Yoshiko Annen “Utakata”

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    • at Ricoh Imaging Square Shinjuku
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Landscapes mostly of the Hokuriku region of Japan, this 2-part exhibition will showcase 30 works by 21 students in the first half, followed by 40 more works in the second half. Sessions: Part 1 8/8 (Wed)...More »

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    Et Cetera

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    • at Alt_Medium
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Photo exhibition consisting of an installation made of frames and showcasing photographs that express the unease and worries of each artist at a particularly conflicted age in their lives. More »

  • poster for Ittetsu Matsuoka “Marie”

    Ittetsu Matsuoka “Marie”

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    • at Aoyama Book Center, Aoyama
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 2 days

    An exhibition coinciding with the release of Ittetsu Matsuoka’s photo book “Marie” about his wife.More »

  • poster for Sabio “Waves In Bloom”

    Sabio “Waves In Bloom”

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    • at Diesel Art Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 4 days

    Sabio offers a multifaceted show that engages viewers in a comprehensive sensory experience. His expressions cover a full range: painting, photography, video, audio landscape and direct-to-garment. At...More »

  • poster for Yasushi Yanai Exhibition

    Yasushi Yanai Exhibition

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    • at Epson Imaging Gallery Epsite
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 4 days
  • poster for Body Politics - What Defines the Body?

    Body Politics - What Defines the Body?

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    • at Kana Kawanishi Photography
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Body Politics: What Defines the Body? is a group exhibition of seven artists featuring the “body” as their motif of expression. The body, which is personal, is actually a collection of obscure recognition...More »

  • poster for Ayako Nakamura “Daylight”

    Ayako Nakamura “Daylight”

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    • at B Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 7 days

    The first photography exhibition for Ayako Nakamura in seven years features works from her series “Daylight” and “Silence” reflecting on light as something to trust in the wake of the Great East Japan...More »

  • poster for Creative Coast Inage

    Creative Coast Inage

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    • at Chiba Citizens’ Gallery Inage
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
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    Introducing the work of three cutting-edge artists with ties to Chiba Prefecture. Ayumi Kidoko’s paintings depict nature and living things in freely composed landscapes of bright colors. Yusaku Yamazaki...More »

  • poster for Kosuke Ichikawa “Hello, Stranger!”

    Kosuke Ichikawa “Hello, Stranger!”

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    • at Post / Limart
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
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    Kosuke Ichikawa’s work deals with themes of time and memory. 15 of his works are exhibited at Post. Another 100 can be seen at the gallery Quiet Noise.More »

  • poster for Rebel Without a Cause

    Rebel Without a Cause

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    • at Watari-um, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
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    “The history of art is the history of the fight for freedom.” Rebel Without a Cause, the second exhibition of 2018 at Watari-um, features Andy Warhol’s iconic work as its main visual and displays of around...More »

  • poster for Scholar - Gabriel Delponte and the Artists of Shonan Yukari

    Scholar - Gabriel Delponte and the Artists of Shonan Yukari

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    • at Fujisawa City Art Space
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
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    In 2018 Fujisawa City Art Space will begin a series of exhibitions as part of a cultural exchange between Fujisawa and each of its sister/friendship cities. Artists from the sister/friendship cities and...More »

  • poster for Weather Report

    Weather Report

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    • at Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
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    Technology such as telescopes, helicopters and airplanes, and artificial satellites have enabled art to not only view the world horizontally from the ground as in traditional landscapes but also vertically...More »

  • poster for Yuhei Kobayashi “Hi Jimbo”

    Yuhei Kobayashi “Hi Jimbo”

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    • at 4649
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 8 days
  • poster for Anju “Beautiful Tomorrow”

    Anju “Beautiful Tomorrow”

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    • at Canon Gallery S
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 9 days

    This exhibition will feature photographs of adolescent boys and girls and their world, a theme that Anju has focused on since the beginning of her career. On display will be about 120 photographs taken...More »

  • poster for Kazuyoshi Koshiba “Fukushima - The Birds No Longer Sing”

    Kazuyoshi Koshiba “Fukushima - The Birds No Longer Sing”

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    • at Ginza Nikon Salon (Nikon Plaza)
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 9 days
  • poster for Shunya Asami “Affordance Inspiration”

    Shunya Asami “Affordance Inspiration”

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    • at Gallery Pepin
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 11 days

    Shunya Asami explores themes of memory and time in his artwork. His projects in recent years include camera-less photograms of trees exposed to atomic blasts, as well as workshops, art festival curation,...More »

  • poster for Yuji Amano “Eihyo”

    Yuji Amano “Eihyo”

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    • at Kanzan Gallery
    • in the Bakurocho area
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    For the past ten years or so, photographer Yuji Amano has been travelling across Japan for his “Eihyo” project presenting his photobooks at designated times and places announced on Twitter. These venues...More »

  • poster for Kouhei Hirose “Yokushiroku”

    Kouhei Hirose “Yokushiroku”

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    • at Zen Foto Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 13 days

    Zen Foto Gallery’s first solo exhibition with Kouhei Hirose, “Yokushiroku” will show about 20 pieces from the monochrome series, taken between 2000 to 2017. “Yokushiroku” is Hirose’s attempt to capture...More »

  • poster for Monochrome Vol. 2

    Monochrome Vol. 2

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    • at Gallery Art Composition
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Ends in 13 days

    Yuji Kanamaru creates works that draw on the sparkle of life and make us feel the mystery of this world. He constantly asks himself the question “Why do I create?,” which he interprets as “Why do I live?”...More »

  • poster for Toshikazu Hoshino “Koumyou - Nova”

    Toshikazu Hoshino “Koumyou - Nova”

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    • at Gallery Tosei
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
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    Koumyou is the light of compassion and wisdom that shines forth from the bodhisattva or enlightened one. Hoshino captures the neighborhood of Egota in Tokyo using wet-collodion photographic technique,...More »

  • poster for Women— through the lens

    Women— through the lens

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    • at PGI
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
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    PGI is pleased to present Women −through the lens−, the group exhibition of gallery collections.For a long time, women have brought a lot of master pieces as a subject… elegance, delicacy, glamour with...More »

  • poster for Are Paintings Still?

    Are Paintings Still?

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Lines drawn on a flat plane, filled with color, and attached to a wall. Unlike animation and movies, pictures and photographs are often regarded as still things that do not move. However, the correspondence...More »

  • poster for Cats Lions

    Cats Lions

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    • at Sano Art Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
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    For this photo exhibit, globe-trotting photographer Mitsuaki Iwago focused his lens on cats in our everyday lives and the lions in the wild. Over 100 shots capture cats and lions, big and small, playing...More »

  • poster for Kimiaki Ishizuka Exhibition

    Kimiaki Ishizuka Exhibition

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    • at Ricoh Imaging Square Ginza 8F, A.W.P Gallery zone
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
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    Kimiaki Ishizuka’s photography pays tribute to Japanese literary figures. Thirty black and white and 10 color images are on display.More »

  • poster for Kinjiro Kida Exhibition

    Kinjiro Kida Exhibition

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    • at Fuchu Art Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Takeo Arishima was a renown novelist of the late Meiji and Taisho periods. Hokkaido-born painter Kida Kinjiro is the basis of one of Arishima’s novels. The two met in Sapporo in 1910 and influenced each...More »

  • poster for Mami Kosemura: Phantasies Over Time

    Mami Kosemura: Phantasies Over Time

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    • at Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo)
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
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    Mami Kosemura’s first museum solo will showcase about 30 pieces ranging from early animations to her most recent photographic and video installations, many of which incorporate her signature motifs – the...More »

  • poster for Rachel Harrison  “House of the Dolphins”

    Rachel Harrison “House of the Dolphins”

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    • at Rat Hole Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Primarily known for her sculptural work but also working with performance art, drawing, and photography, Rachel Harrison (b. 1966) is an American visual artist whose work draws from a wide range of influences,...More »

  • poster for Saki Chikarashi + Takashi Tsuda “The Unknown Familiar/The Familiar Unknown”

    Saki Chikarashi + Takashi Tsuda “The Unknown Familiar/The Familiar Unknown”

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    • at Atelier, Kawaguchi Art Gallery
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Saki Chikarashi and Takashi Tsuda have been chosen for the 7th exhibition for promising artists. Chikarashi’s knitted installations are based on her research into the industries, landscapes, and history...More »

  • poster for Shoka Arakaki “The Dense Fog”

    Shoka Arakaki “The Dense Fog”

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    • at Open Gallery 1&2
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 15 days

    This photography project is part of the annual series Okinawa Photo Typhoon: From North, From South. Shoka Arakaki presents 40 photographs taken across the Okinawan islands. More »

  • poster for Yokohama Museum of Art Collection, Showa Portraits: Tracing the People and History of the Showa Era through Photography

    Yokohama Museum of Art Collection, Showa Portraits: Tracing the People and History of the Showa Era through Photography

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    • at Arts Maebashi
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 15 days

    As a museum that was founded in Yokohama, which played an important role in photography in Japan, the Yokohama Museum of Art sees photography as one of the main pillars of its collection and strives to...More »

  • poster for Birds and Japan’s Landscapes

    Birds and Japan’s Landscapes

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    • at Open Gallery 1&2
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 16 days

    Founded in 1934, the Wild Bird Society of Japan is a nature conservation organization with over 50,000 members. With 89 chapters throughout Japan, the volunteer-based membership engages in various conservation...More »

  • poster for Power of Ceramics: Modernism in Finnish Applied Arts

    Power of Ceramics: Modernism in Finnish Applied Arts

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    • at Meguro Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 18 days

    Until now Japan has been exposed to Finland’s product design often at the expense of more artistic work. This exhibition commemorates 100 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Finland by introducing...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki, Painter

    Chihiro Iwasaki, Painter

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 21 days

    Chihiro Iwasaki was both a painter and a picture book illustrator. This retrospective commemorating the 100th anniversary of her birth reappraises her paintings while considering the cultural context of...More »

  • poster for Darren Almond “Light of Time”

    Darren Almond “Light of Time”

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    • at Sgùrr Dearg Institute for Sociology of the Arts
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 21 days
  • poster for Teppei Kaneuji “Summer Fiction”

    Teppei Kaneuji “Summer Fiction”

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    • at Art Front Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 21 days

    This is the first solo exhibition at Art Front Gallery for the Kyoto-based artist Teppei Kaneuji (b. 1978), whose practice focuses on sculpture and installation but also extends to painting, photography,...More »

  • poster for Toshinao Yoshioka “Plastic Scenes”

    Toshinao Yoshioka “Plastic Scenes”

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    • at Gallery Out of Place Tokio
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 21 days

    For the past four years Toshinao Yoshioka has been experimenting with photogrammetry, a photography-based surveying technique used to gather 3D data. The Kyoto City University of Arts professor now presents...More »

  • poster for Itaru Hirama “Still Movies”

    Itaru Hirama “Still Movies”

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    • at Sunday
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 23 days

    Each moment captured in the photographs has a story to tell and a song to sing. For this exhibition, Itaru Hirama has carefully selected the photographs with the hope that visitors will be able to immerse...More »

  • poster for Tatsuo Kotaki “Beyond Summer”

    Tatsuo Kotaki “Beyond Summer”

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    • at Gallery Bauhaus
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 27 days

    This is an exhibition of black and white photographs taken over four summers from 2014-2017 during which Tatsuo Kotaki, a photographer who continues to focus on Europe, traveled the UK. The monochrome...More »

  • poster for Gordon Matta-Clark “Mutation in Space”

    Gordon Matta-Clark “Mutation in Space”

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 29 days

    Gordon Matta-Clark (1943–1978) was active mainly in New York in the 1970s. Despite having died an untimely death at the age of thirty-five, he has continued to attract many followers in various fields...More »

  • poster for Jishu Gakko and Bunzan Munezawa: Kawasaki’s First Private Junior High School

    Jishu Gakko and Bunzan Munezawa: Kawasaki’s First Private Junior High School

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    • at Kawasaki City Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 29 days

    Jishu Gakko was Kawasaki City’s first private junior high school. It was founded in 1885 by Anranku Temple head Bunzan Munezawa, who wanted to create “a place of learning for local people.” Its alumni...More »

  • MAM Project 025: Apichatpong Weerasethakul + Tsuyoshi Hisakado

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 29 days

    Presenting “Synchronicity,” a brand-new video installation collaboration between globally renowned film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970 in Bangkok), and Hisakado Tsuyoshi (b. 1981 in Kyoto),...More »

  • poster for Jeanloup Sieff “Best Works”

    Jeanloup Sieff “Best Works”

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    • at Art Gallery M84
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 34 days

    The French photographer Jeanloup Sief worked at the forefront of his field for half a century until his death in 2000. On display are 33 high-quality black and white prints from Sief’s legendary darkroom....More »

  • poster for Gozo Yoshimasu “The Echoes from the Abyss—The Poems of Gozo Yoshimasu”

    Gozo Yoshimasu “The Echoes from the Abyss—The Poems of Gozo Yoshimasu”

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    • at The Shoto Museum of Art
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 36 days

    Gozo Yoshimasu (1939-) has been a leader in Japanese contemporary poetry since the 1960s. He continues to fascinate us with his artistic activities, which extend beyond the realm of poetry and words. Covering...More »

  • poster for Kunié Sugiura: Aspiring Experiments, New York in 50 years

    Kunié Sugiura: Aspiring Experiments, New York in 50 years

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    • at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 36 days

    Spotlighting Kunié Sugiura, a pioneering photographer who first encountered the medium as a student at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1963. Sugiura was quick to focus on the expressive potential of photography,...More »

  • poster for Monet’s Legacy

    Monet’s Legacy

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 36 days

    This exhibition presents 25 paintings dating from Monet’s earliest period to his final years, alongside 66 works including not only paintings but also prints, photographs and video works by 26 artists...More »

  • poster for Taro Okamoto in the Town - The World of Public Art

    Taro Okamoto in the Town - The World of Public Art

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    • at Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 36 days

    Amongst Taro Okamoto’s diverse array of projects and activities are over 140 works in 70 different public spaces such as parks and schools throughout the country. Throughout his life, Okamoto continuously...More »

  • poster for Asama International Photo Festival

    Asama International Photo Festival

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    • at Asama International Photo Festival
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 42 days

    Located in eastern Nagano Prefecture, Miyota is a city of parks and culture nestled on a plateau in the foothills of Mount Asama. Initiated as a precursor to the founding of a Miyota museum of photography,...More »

  • poster for Hoshino Michio’s Journey

    Hoshino Michio’s Journey

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    • at Izu Photo Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 42 days

    The photographer Michio Hoshino moved to Alaska in 1978, and over the course of nearly 20 years conducted and documented numerous Arctic expeditions. In addition to photographs, his accounts include many...More »

  • poster for Kenji Ishiguro “Hiroshima 1965”

    Kenji Ishiguro “Hiroshima 1965”

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    • at Akio Nagasawa Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 42 days
  • poster for Stop and Go

    Stop and Go

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    • at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 42 days

    In the mid-20th century Jean Tinguely established himself as a master of kinetic art, a movement that focused on natural and humanmade sources of power in moving artworks, which Tinguely assembled from...More »

  • poster for The Dawn of Nippon Rail

    The Dawn of Nippon Rail

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    • at The Railway Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 42 days

    2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Meiji period (1868–1912). As Japan entered a new era and opened itself up to the world, Japanese people took an interest in the steam trains of the...More »

  • poster for Yuki Harada “Artist Unknown #2 ‘Notice/Revelation’”

    Yuki Harada “Artist Unknown #2 ‘Notice/Revelation’”

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    • at Cage Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 42 days

    “Artist Unknown #2 ‘Notice/Revelation’” follows last year’s “Artist Unknown #1” with the subtitle ‘Notice/Revelation’. More »

  • poster for A Gaze into Architecture – Phases of Contemporary Photography and Architecture

    A Gaze into Architecture – Phases of Contemporary Photography and Architecture

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    • at Archi-Depot
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 50 days

    This exhibition presents the works of 13 photographers revealing multi-layered and complex relationships between contemporary photographic expressions and architecture. Showcased are not only a diverse...More »

  • poster for Bento—Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating

    Bento—Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 50 days

    From picnic meals to our daily lunchbox, the bento (a Japanese-style meal-in-a-box) is part of the fabric of everyday life in Japan. Sometimes they are communally eaten, such as those prepared for picnics...More »

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    Insects

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 50 days

    “Insect” is the first special exhibition held by the National Museum of Nature and Science with the theme of insects. It introduces insects’ multifarious body structures, abilities, and behaviors not only...More »

  • poster for Shinjuku Creators Festival 2018

    Shinjuku Creators Festival 2018

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    • at Shinuku NS Building
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 50 days

    Shinjuku Creators Festival is a large-scale art event that takes advantage of Shinjuku’s multicultural and artistic heritage. Taking place for almost two months from August 1st until October 8th, this...More »

  • poster for Tokyo 150 Years

    Tokyo 150 Years

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 50 days

    On the 17th of July 1868, during the fourth year of the Keio era, an imperial edict was issued declaring that the city of Edo was being renamed Tokyo. With that edict, Japan saw the establishment of Tokyo...More »

  • poster for Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2018

    Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2018

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    • at Bandaijima Multipurpose Plaza
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 50 days

    The Water and Land Niigata Art Festival launched in 2009 is held once every three years in Niigata City. Focusing on the environments and culture shaped by water and land, this year the art festival returns...More »

  • poster for Tomohiro Muda “Walls - Hidden Treasures”

    Tomohiro Muda “Walls - Hidden Treasures”

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    • at Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 51 days

    Hidden in walls are layers of people’s memories. Beyond those walls, a whole other universe. With camera in hand, the artist traverses those borders in search of hidden treasures.More »

  • poster for 20 Years Posthumous - Industrial Designer Yasuyoshi Kuroiwa

    20 Years Posthumous - Industrial Designer Yasuyoshi Kuroiwa

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    • at Railway History Exhibition Hall, former Shimbashi car park
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 56 days

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Yasuyoshi Kuroiwa (1921-1998). Kuroiwa was a designer with Japan National Railways (the current Japan Railways) and his work includes the name plate...More »

  • poster for Museum Collection Ⅱ - Tokyoscape: Into the City

    Museum Collection Ⅱ - Tokyoscape: Into the City

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    • at Setagaya Art Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 63 days

    Depicting various views of Tokyo and people coming and going, these photographs from the museum collection provide viewers with a survey of the city and the changes it has undergone since the 1930s. Also...More »

  • poster for Gendai Gokan and Haruo Tomiyama, a Photographer Who Transcended Language

    Gendai Gokan and Haruo Tomiyama, a Photographer Who Transcended Language

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    • at Fujifilm Square
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 73 days

    The 1960s were a turning point for Japan that determined the country’s course thereafter. At a time when the publication of new weekly magazines was booming and journalism was in its heyday, Haruo Tomiyama...More »

  • poster for TOP Collection—Learning The Fragments of Dreams

    TOP Collection—Learning The Fragments of Dreams

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    • at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 77 days

    The TOP Collection is a series of exhibitions based on a single annual theme presenting works from the museum’s collection of over 34,000 items. This year’s theme, learning, strives to stimulate the viewer’s...More »

  • poster for The Museum of Cosmic Consciousness

    The Museum of Cosmic Consciousness

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    • at Fenberger House
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 77 days

    The museum exhibition spans three spaces: in the large room are many examples of older religious art, including shamanic expressions. The Tatami Room shows a display of modern and contemporary art. The...More »

  • poster for Memories of an Island - 1970-90 Taiwan Photo Exhibition

    Memories of an Island - 1970-90 Taiwan Photo Exhibition

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    • at Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 105 days

    Throughout its history, the island of Taiwan has undergone many colorful changes. For this exhibition, 11 photographers will represent the development of Taiwan’s photography scene which is remarkable...More »

  • poster for Yokohama Museum of Art Collection

    Yokohama Museum of Art Collection

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 119 days

    During the same period that Claude Monet was active, artists such as Charles Wirgman visited Japan and depicted the country’s landscapes and scenes from a Western point of view. At the same time, Japanese...More »

  • poster for Tokyo 150 Years: The City, Building and People

    Tokyo 150 Years: The City, Building and People

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 154 days

    This exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Tokyo by introducing the transformations in its buildings, scenery, and ways of life. Spotlighting the charms of long-gone buildings and the special...More »

  • poster for Open Space 2018: In Transition

    Open Space 2018: In Transition

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    • at NTT ICC Inter Communication Center
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 203 days

    Open Space is an exhibition introducing works of media art and other forms of artistic expression born out of today’s media environments to a broad audience. On display along with explanatory notes are...More »

  • poster for Boro – Real Astonishment

    Boro – Real Astonishment

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    • at Amuse Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 224 days

    With this exhibition, “boro” garments are hung among 34 photos newly published by Kyoichi Tsuzuki (the photographer and author of “Boro Rags and Tatters from the Far North of Japan” released in 2009 when...More »

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  • poster for Jim O’Connell “Kabukicho”

    Jim O’Connell “Kabukicho”

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    • at Shinjuku Golden Gai
    • in the Shinjuku area

    Jim O’Connell documents Tokyo’s red-light district, making connections with Kabukicho’s working men and women, revelers and passers-by. This exhibition comprises of ten photographs shot in 2006. This...More »

  • Permanent Exhibitions

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    • at Art Factory Jonanjima
    • in the Tokyo: Others area

    Art Factory Jonanjima is home to three permanent exhibitions: “Kimiyo Mishima Installation Work 1984-2014” Focusing on Mishima’s installations from the 1980s, this display features 13 works in an...More »

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