Masataka Contemporary - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Masataka Contemporary. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Mariko Ohashi + Takumi Saito “Time in a Bottle”

    Mariko Ohashi + Takumi Saito “Time in a Bottle”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2020-12-05 - 2020-12-26
  • poster for Chika Tanikawa + Sora Mizusawa “Antonym”

    Chika Tanikawa + Sora Mizusawa “Antonym”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2020-10-31 - 2020-11-20

    Chika Tanikawa creates another world through depictions of childhood fears, memories, and dreams. Sora Mizusawa has departed from her previous medium of paper cut-outs to challenge herself with the more...More »

  • poster for Asuka Ito “Live Beautifully with Awareness of Death”

    Asuka Ito “Live Beautifully with Awareness of Death”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2020-09-26 - 2020-10-16
  • poster for Yuko Miyama + Kana Uwatoko “Mononoke”

    Yuko Miyama + Kana Uwatoko “Mononoke”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2020-08-22 - 2020-09-11

    Yuko Miyama’s works are “confrontations with gods, fairies, and other invisible entities with mysterious powers.” Kana Uwatoko also loves depicting fairies an imaginary creatures. More »

  • poster for Risako Ehara + Chiaki Okabe “Arcadia”

    Risako Ehara + Chiaki Okabe “Arcadia”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2020-07-25 - 2020-08-14

    Risako Ehara explores new possibilities in painting with Nihonga, oils, and frescos portraying everyday thoughts as a kind of utopia. Chiaki Okabe’s colorful pieces depict human evolution and the fun of...More »

  • poster for Kyaraai + Ami Kuroda “Blue, Waves”

    Kyaraai + Ami Kuroda “Blue, Waves”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Prints
    • 2020-07-25 - 2020-08-14

    Ami Kuroda’s prints on paper depict the changeable hearts of teenage girls in black and white. Kyaraai’s pop illustrations of girls reflect what makes the superficial, unconscious behaviors of everyday...More »

  • poster for Collaboration Project Vol. 3: Masataka Contemporary + Rise Gallery

    Collaboration Project Vol. 3: Masataka Contemporary + Rise Gallery

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Prints
    • 2020-06-13 - 2020-07-03

    The third annual collaborative project between Masataka Contemporary and Rise Gallery features works by six of the other gallery’s artists. Masataka Contemporary will exhibit works by Rise Gallery’s Kotoe...More »

  • poster for Ruriya Kawaguch + Kafkanako “Mary’s Room”

    Ruriya Kawaguch + Kafkanako “Mary’s Room”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2020-02-22 - 2020-03-13

    This exhibition features the work of Ruriya Kawaguch and Kafkanako along with the work of three guest artists.More »

  • poster for Saki Fujikawa + Yumi Takeuchi Exhibition

    Saki Fujikawa + Yumi Takeuchi Exhibition

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2020-01-25 - 2020-02-14
  • poster for Sakurako & Shoko

    Sakurako & Shoko

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Prints - Party
    • 2019-12-07 - 2020-01-17

    Sakurako Hattori uses Nihonga painting techniques in works with familiar motifs that are fun to behold. Shoko Shimokawa explores the spaces between printing and drawing through a self-developed method...More »

  • poster for Kana Minami “I’m Into You”

    Kana Minami “I’m Into You”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Drawing - Prints - Party
    • 2019-11-09 - 2019-11-30

    Twenty new drawings and prints.More »

  • poster for Aki Moriyama + Satoshi Miyashita “Unspoken Toys”

    Aki Moriyama + Satoshi Miyashita “Unspoken Toys”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Party
    • 2019-10-05 - 2019-10-25

    Aki Moriyama explores gender, sexuality, family values, and other social issues in paintings depicting complex human dramas. Satoshi Miyashita creates sculptures from ceramics and readymade objects such...More »

  • poster for Yuko Miyama “Jyujyutsuhi”

    Yuko Miyama “Jyujyutsuhi”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2019-08-31 - 2019-09-20
  • poster for Eri Hatta “Floating Landscape”

    Eri Hatta “Floating Landscape”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2019-07-20 - 2019-08-09
  • poster for Mayumi Konno + Yutaka Hirai “Ambiguous Fragment”

    Mayumi Konno + Yutaka Hirai “Ambiguous Fragment”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Party
    • 2019-06-22 - 2019-07-12
  • poster for Manami Higashi “Icon”

    Manami Higashi “Icon”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Party
    • 2019-05-18 - 2019-06-07
  • poster for Chika Tanikawa + Misuzu Oyama “Spell”

    Chika Tanikawa + Misuzu Oyama “Spell”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2019-04-06 - 2019-04-27
  • poster for From West Vol.2

    From West Vol.2

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2019-02-02 - 2019-02-22

    Revisiting the “From West” exhibition of three years ago, this show once again introduces talented artists from Japan’s western Kansai region. These four creators present works rich in feeling that walk...More »

  • poster for One Piece & A Whole

    One Piece & A Whole

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga
    • 2018-12-01 - 2019-01-19

    Food-themed Nihonga paintings and other Instagram-worthy mixed media works.More »

  • poster for The Secret Garden

    The Secret Garden

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2018-10-27 - 2018-11-17

    A “secret garden” featuring the “honey” or artwork of three artists. More »

  • poster for Kota Omoto + Yuko Mamiya “Shiki”

    Kota Omoto + Yuko Mamiya “Shiki”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2018-09-29 - 2018-10-20
  • poster for Miyu Manaka + Ruriya Kawaguchi + Yuko Fukunaga “Between Fleeting Moments”

    Miyu Manaka + Ruriya Kawaguchi + Yuko Fukunaga “Between Fleeting Moments”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Illustration - Drawing
    • 2018-08-25 - 2018-09-15

    An exhibition created from real memories and the fleeting world between dreams and illusions by three artists.More »

  • poster for Collaboration Project with Rise Gallery Vol. 2

    Collaboration Project with Rise Gallery Vol. 2

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2018-07-14 - 2018-08-03

    The second Collaboration Project between Masataka Contemporary and Rise Gallery presents two exhibitions featuring six artists each. Mistake Contemporary is showing the work of Mayuko Shimada, Chihiro...More »

  • poster for Hina Maekawa “Double Dweller”

    Hina Maekawa “Double Dweller”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-06-09 - 2018-06-30

    Hina Maekawa’s paintings focus on art in a society before disenchantment; a time when people conveyed memory and information using their bodies rather than depending on external devices. Her work is based...More »

  • poster for Cinematic Scape

    Cinematic Scape

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2018-05-12 - 2018-06-02
  • poster for Reunite

    Reunite

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-04-07 - 2018-04-28

    Masataka Contemporary celebrates its 5th year with the exhibition Reunite. More »

  • poster for Natsumi Yamaguchi + Ryoki Kurasaki + Kimiko Chikuma “A Sign of Emotion”

    Natsumi Yamaguchi + Ryoki Kurasaki + Kimiko Chikuma “A Sign of Emotion”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2018-02-10 - 2018-03-03

    The first show at this gallery following its one-year one hiatus will be a group exhibition with three artists who feature women as motifs in their works, explores thoughts and feelings, anxiety and danger,...More »

  • poster for Kana Uwatoko + Kanae Shimada + Haruka Kawabata + Saki Fujikawa “Where Does She Come From?”

    Kana Uwatoko + Kanae Shimada + Haruka Kawabata + Saki Fujikawa “Where Does She Come From?”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Fashion
    • 2017-01-20 - 2017-02-17

    This seemingly simple sentence - “Where does she come from?” - has various implications: where do their ideas come from, where were they (characters in paintings) born?, who is this artist I’ve never seen?...More »

  • poster for “Oni no Hashi / Little by Little”

    “Oni no Hashi / Little by Little”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2016-12-01 - 2017-01-13

    Using symbolized female images of all ages and mythological motifs, Hina Maekawa pursues allegorically picturesque worlds painted with oil and resin. Keiko Miyagawa makes mythical creatures using stuffed...More »

  • poster for Sakurako Hattori + Kana Minami “Sai / Mitsu”

    Sakurako Hattori + Kana Minami “Sai / Mitsu”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[1]
    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga - Party
    • 2016-10-22 - 2016-11-18

    Sakurako Hattori creates colorful works filled with food and food packages.She would like viewers to enjoy her works like treasure-hunting.Its colorfulness(=Sai) is so attractive.Denseness of Kana Minami’s...More »

  • poster for “Cute and Sweet, But…”

    “Cute and Sweet, But…”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[1]
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Installation
    • 2016-09-17 - 2016-10-15

    “They create very cute and sweet works, but… not just that!” These six female artists’ works are filled with a cuteness we may get drawn into and sweet moments that melt in our mouths, while remaining...More »

  • poster for Asuka Ito + Karin Hirano “Sex and Death”

    Asuka Ito + Karin Hirano “Sex and Death”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Drawing
    • 2016-08-13 - 2016-09-10

    The common story of between Ito and Hirano’s work is that of “memorial records”. ”Sex and Death” refer to our hidden impulse unconsciously held in our memory, in which we can not tell what is normal or...More »

  • poster for Yuko Miyama “Both Mystery And Madness Are In A Solar Whirl”

    Yuko Miyama “Both Mystery And Madness Are In A Solar Whirl”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2016-07-09 - 2016-08-06

    Artist’s statement: Natural power and providence are full of mystery. Anytime and anywhere, that which has been called “God”, “spirit”, “phantom” or “ghost” has been observed with awe. The wind rustles,...More »

  • poster for Collaboration Project with Rise Gallery

    Collaboration Project with Rise Gallery

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2016-06-11 - 2016-07-02

    Rise Gallery and Masataka Contemporary engage in an exchange of their artists and showcasing their works in each other’s gallery. Asuka Ito, Miho Negishi, Yuko Miyama, Kana Minami, Manami Higashi and...More »

  • poster for Kota Omoto “Misc. Landscape”

    Kota Omoto “Misc. Landscape”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2016-05-07 - 2016-06-04
  • poster for New Artist Exhibition Vol. 4 - From North

    New Artist Exhibition Vol. 4 - From North

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2016-03-26 - 2016-04-23

    Three artists working from the Tohoku and Hokkaido region are invited to introduce their artistic productions from the North.More »

  • poster for New Artist Exhibition Vol. 3 - From West

    New Artist Exhibition Vol. 3 - From West

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • 2016-02-20 - 2016-03-19
  • poster for Saki Fujikawa “Running Through a Life”

    Saki Fujikawa “Running Through a Life”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2016-01-16 - 2016-02-13

    One word is not enough to describe the impression of Saki Fujikawa’s works. One can not simply pass by it; One may come to like it slowly; A sense of the mysterious; Questions of what’s going on?; Challenging;...More »

  • poster for Miho Negishi + Masako “AAMOF”

    Miho Negishi + Masako “AAMOF”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2015-11-14 - 2015-12-19

    AAMOF means “As A Matter Of Fact.” Miho Negishi has worked as an artist since graduating from Tama Art University in 2014. An up-and-coming artist contracted with Masataka Contemporary, she paints her...More »

  • poster for Mariko Ohashi + Ryoko Kaneta “In the Lambent Forest”

    Mariko Ohashi + Ryoko Kaneta “In the Lambent Forest”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-10-03 - 2015-10-31

    Mariko Ohashi draws abstract paintings consisting of lines and colors, while Ryoko Kaneta creates representational paintings of cute girls. The impressions left by the works of these two artists are different,...More »

  • poster for The 100-Gou Exhibition

    The 100-Gou Exhibition

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-08-25 - 2015-09-19

    Visitors are invited to examine various paintings of the 100-gou size (approx. 63 3/4×63 3/4 in. or so) providing an opportunity to appreciate 2d work of a large scale. Artists: Saki Fujikawa, Manami...More »

  • poster for Photo Op

    Photo Op

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-07-11 - 2015-08-15

    Currently based in Canada, globe-trotter Masako Miyazaki has a keen interest in taking pictures as she travels. Rieko Honma, meanwhile, attempts to give form to shapeless concepts such as “dream worlds”...More »

  • poster for Kana Minami x Kuremikurumi “New Artists Vol. 2”

    Kana Minami x Kuremikurumi “New Artists Vol. 2”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-05-23 - 2015-06-27

    The intricate depictions of flowers, butterflies and insects of Kana Minami combine here with the painterly charm of Kuremikurumi’s works in this joint exhibition. More »

  • poster for Asuka Ito “Heartfelt Desire”

    Asuka Ito “Heartfelt Desire”

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2015-04-18 - 2015-05-16

    Focusing on women’s lives and ways of living, these works portray desire in ordinary and extraordinary circumstances. Asuka Ito is known for her colorful paintings, but this black and white series marks...More »

  • poster for Manami Azuma + Yuko Miyama Exhibition

    Manami Azuma + Yuko Miyama Exhibition

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-01-17 - 2015-02-28

    Manami Azuma captures the symbols of contemporaneity in expressions of looping infinity while Yuko Miyama seeks out the energy of life and belief.More »

  • poster for New Artist Exhibition Vol. 1

    New Artist Exhibition Vol. 1

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-11-15 - 2014-12-26

    This show dedicated to artists explores the subject of “the human being,” a theme that resonates throughout a variety of individual styles, personalities, and philosophies readily observable in these works...More »

  • poster for Planet Jam

    Planet Jam

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2014-09-27 - 2014-11-08

    In the group show Planet Jam, Masataka Contemporary’s second exhibition, artists Saki Fujikawa, Ryoko Kumakura, and Kinoko each inhabit worlds that can be described “planets,” where forces meet, intersect,...More »

  • poster for Beginning.

    Beginning.

    Bookmark this event[0] 
    Recommend this event[0]
    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Party
    • 2014-08-01 - 2014-09-20

Top

All content on this site is © their respective owner(s).
Tokyo Art Beat (2004 - 2021) - About - Contact - Privacy - Terms of Use