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  • poster for Permanent Outdoor Installation Exhibition

    Permanent Outdoor Installation Exhibition

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    • at Hara Museum ARC
    • Ikaho Green Bokujo, 2855-1 Kanai, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma 377-0027
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation

    *Hara Museum ARC will be closed from November 4, 2020 to April 2021 for renovations. New permanent installations by three internationally renowned contemporary artists debut in the fall of 2016 at Hara...More »

  • poster for Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani Permanent Exhibition

    Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani Permanent Exhibition

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    • at Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani
    • 2465 Yoshitaka, Inba-mura, Inba-gun, Chiba-ken 270-1603
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Crafts

    Our permanent exhibition, held on the first floor, features the work of metal-cast artists Hotsuma Katori and Shinobu Tsuda. Both being born in the same period, in the Hokuso area of Chiba Prefecture,...More »

  • poster for Ibaraki Museum of Modern Art Permanent Exhibition

    Ibaraki Museum of Modern Art Permanent Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki
    • 666-1 Higashi-Kubo, Senba-cho, Mito, Ibaraki 310‐0851
    • Media: Painting

    *Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki is temporarily closed from January 18 to February 7. With works from the Ibaraki area as the nucleus, objects in the museum’s permanent collection are shown systematically...More »

  • poster for Tenshin Okakura Memorial Room Exhibition

    Tenshin Okakura Memorial Room Exhibition

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    • at Tenshin Memorial Museum Of Art, Ibaraki
    • 2083 Tsubaki, Otsu-cho, Kitaibaraki-shi, Ibaraki 319-1702
    • Media: Painting

    Works by artists from Izura who were tutored by Tenshin Okakura will be on display. Exhibits will rotate six times a year.More »

  • poster for Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art Permanent Exhibition

    Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art Permanent Exhibition

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    • at Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art
    • 614 Totari, Ito-shi, Shizuoka 414-0052
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture

    *Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art is temporarily closed from Apr 18 to May 17. The museum will be open from May 18. The museum collection consists of 1210 pieces centering upon 20th century works depicting...More »

  • poster for Motohiro Tomii “Special Exhibition = Permanent Collection Exhibition”

    Motohiro Tomii “Special Exhibition = Permanent Collection Exhibition”

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    • at ARCUS Studio
    • Moriya Manabinosato, 2418 Itatoi, Moriya-shi, Ibaraki 302-0101
    • Media: Installation - Party

    Artist Motohiro Tomii will create sculptural works using ready-made objects. The sculptures will then become permanent collections of ARCUS Project and exhibited inside Building B. Moriya Manabi-no-sato,...More »

  • poster for Kyoto in Color Photography: 1945–1952 and Beyond

    Kyoto in Color Photography: 1945–1952 and Beyond

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    • at The Museum of Kyoto
    • 623-1 Higashikatamachi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 604-8183
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 49 days

    Color photographs of Kyoto, mainly during the U.S. Occupation from 1945 through 1952. More »

  • poster for Permanent Collection Part II: The Expansion of Our Collection

    Permanent Collection Part II: The Expansion of Our Collection

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    • at Utsunomiya Museum of Art
    • 1077 Nagaoka-cho, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi 320-0004
    • Media: Painting
    • 2021-06-10 - 2021-08-01

    Since its opening in 1997, Utsunomiya Museum of Art has built its collection on the three pillars of “Life and Art,” “Regionality and Art,” and “Environment and Art.” As of April 2021, it holds a collection...More »

  • poster for Art Site Kunisaki Peninsula

    Art Site Kunisaki Peninsula

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    • at Nagasakibana Resort Campsite
    • 4060 Mime, Bungotakada-shi, Oita 872-1207
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Media Arts

    On show: Five works around Nagasakibana Bungotakada City and three sites in Kunisaki City (Asahi district, Kunoura district, Taketazu district), nine permanent works created for the 2014 Kunisaki Art Festival,...More »

  • poster for Meet the Real Thing: Look & Talk Card Exhibition

    Meet the Real Thing: Look & Talk Card Exhibition

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    • at Sakura City Museum of Art
    • 210 Shinmachi, Sakura-shi, Chiba 285-0023
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 52 days

    This event introduces around 50 works from the museum collection with a set of cards designed to provoke thought about the artworks. More »

  • poster for Theo Jansen Exhibition

    Theo Jansen Exhibition

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    • at Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto
    • 3F, 2-3 Kamitori-cho, Chuou-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto 860-0845
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 41 days

    Powered by the wind, the “Strand (sand) Beast (life form)” runs on the sandy beaches of the Netherlands. The entire body is made of yellow plastic tubes, and its movement, based on physical engineering,...More »

  • poster for Onkochishin: Review the Old and Know the New - Important Cultural Property Exhibition

    Onkochishin: Review the Old and Know the New - Important Cultural Property Exhibition

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    • at Shiga Museum of Art
    • 1740-1 Setaminamiogayacho, Otsu-shi, Shiga 520-2122
    • Media: Nihonga
    • Ends in 20 days

    Emaki scrolls, hanging scrolls, and folding screens are common in Japanese art, but these works cannot be appreciated unless they are opened by human hands. The title of the exhibition has a double meaning:...More »

  • poster for Pipilotti Rist: Your Eye Is My Island

    Pipilotti Rist: Your Eye Is My Island

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    • at Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito
    • 1-6-8 Goken-cho, Mito-shi, Ibaraki 310-0063
    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • Starts in 5 days

    Pipilotti Rist (b. 1962, Grabs, St. Gallen, Switzerland) is a Swiss visual artist who explores experimental video expression since the 1980s. Based in Switzerland, Rist has been invited to present her...More »

  • poster for Amabie in the Corona Era Project

    Amabie in the Corona Era Project

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    • at Kadokawa Culture Museum
    • 3-13-3 Higashi Tokorozawa Wada, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama 359-0023
    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • Ends in 90 days

    *Open 10:00-20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays. Makoto Aida brings his free imagination and unique powers of expression to this project depicting the disease-dispelling yokai character Amabie. Location:...More »

  • poster for Apple Cycle / Cosmic Seed

    Apple Cycle / Cosmic Seed

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    • at Hirosaki Museum of Contemporary Art
    • 2-1 Yoshino-cho, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori 036−8188
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 27 days

    Kerith Wyn Evans, an internationally acclaimed artist from Wales, UK, visited Hirosaki in 2019 to conduct research. Inspired by an apple she encountered there, she created a work that graphically combines...More »

  • poster for Ancient Egypt―The Creation of the World

    Ancient Egypt―The Creation of the World

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 53-2 Yada, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 422-8002
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • Ends in 34 days

    The ancient Egyptians believed that the world was born from the primeval sea, Nun, and that it would be swallowed up again on the final day. Within that enormous cycle, all things are born and will eventually...More »

  • poster for Miyaki Ana “Bonding the Body”

    Miyaki Ana “Bonding the Body”

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    • at Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art
    • 124 Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8344
    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • Ends in 69 days

    Miyaki Ana treats her own body as the material for her practice in which she presents installations and performances with herself in the exhibition space. Deriving her work from everyday changes or conflicts...More »

  • poster for Tsukurikake Labo 04: Takehiro Iikawa “Decorator Crab – Expecting Spectator”

    Tsukurikake Labo 04: Takehiro Iikawa “Decorator Crab – Expecting Spectator”

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    • at Chiba City Museum of Art
    • 3-10-8 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-8733
    • Media: Installation - Workshops
    • Ends in 62 days

    Tsukurikake Labo is a participatory artist-based project under the themes of “having participants enjoy art with their five senses,” “interact with materials,” and “fostering communication.” The fourth...More »

  • poster for Senpan Maekawa from the Hiraki Collection

    Senpan Maekawa from the Hiraki Collection

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    • at Chiba City Museum of Art
    • 3-10-8 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-8733
    • Media: Prints
    • Ends in 49 days

    Senpan Maekawa (1888–1960) was an important Japanese printmaker. Born in Kyoto, Maekawa was known as a manga artist and woodblock printer who developed an original style with clean engravings and lively,...More »

  • poster for Tsukuba Media Art Festival 2021

    Tsukuba Media Art Festival 2021

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    • at Tsukuba Museum of Art, Ibaraki
    • 2-8 Azuma, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 305-0031
    • Media: Installation - Media Arts
    • Ends in 7 days

    Many of Japan’s vital scientific research centers are concentrated in Tsukuba. With the cooperation of the University of Tsukuba’s world-class Research Unit for Art and Technology, this exhibition presents...More »

  • poster for Jiro Takidaira Centennial Exhibition

    Jiro Takidaira Centennial Exhibition

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    • at Oyama City Kurumaya Museum of Art
    • 3-10-34 Otome, Oyama-shi, Tochigi 329-0214
    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • Ends in 27 days

    An exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the woodblock printmaker and illustrator Jiro Takidaira (1921–2009), an artist known for his fondness for stories and people. His early prints,...More »

  • poster for Soft Territory

    Soft Territory

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    • at Shiga Museum of Art
    • 1740-1 Setaminamiogayacho, Otsu-shi, Shiga 520-2122
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 20 days

    A territory is the territory of a living creature. It is the field where they get food to eat and live their daily lives with their friends and partners, and sometimes it is something that they protect...More »

  • poster for Bernard Leach: His Miraculous Achievements

    Bernard Leach: His Miraculous Achievements

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    • at Mashiko Museum of Ceramic Art / Ceramic Art Messe Mashiko
    • 3021 Mashiko, Mashikomachi, Haga-gun, Tochigi 321-4217
    • Media: Crafts - Ceramics
    • Ends in 20 days

    Bernard Leach (1887-1979), the father of British studio pottery, and Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) built the Leach Pottery in St Ives, Cornwall, in 1920, just a century ago. Leach first encountered making ceramics...More »

  • poster for Mana Kikuta “Blow Off the Burnt Marks on Your Hands”

    Mana Kikuta “Blow Off the Burnt Marks on Your Hands”

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    • at Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels
    • 1401 Shimokarako, Higashimatsuyama-shi, Saitama 355-0076
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 59 days

    There are currently around 200 war-damaged trees in Tokyo and thought to be around another 150 not yet officially recognized. These new photographs by Mana Kikuta documenting the damage to the trees make...More »

  • poster for Edo Paintings and Laughter

    Edo Paintings and Laughter

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    • at Chiba City Museum of Art
    • 3-10-8 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-8733
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga
    • Ends in 49 days

    Paintings from the Edo and Meiji periods have a reputation for being difficult to understand. To make them more accessible, Chiba City Museum of Art has selected Edo paintings from its collection with...More »

  • poster for Mika Ninagawa: Into Fiction/Reality

    Mika Ninagawa: Into Fiction/Reality

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    • at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 1-4-27 Kugawa, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi-ken 400-0065
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 27 days

    Mika Ninagawa is a boundary-breaking photographer working in the fields of film, design, and fashion. Her work explores themes of fiction and reality. Major series represented here include her vibrantly...More »

  • poster for Tomoko Hisamatsu “Storyteller”

    Tomoko Hisamatsu “Storyteller”

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    • at Gallery Ohrin
    • 1F Ohrinkan, Hitachinokuni Izumotaisha, 2001 Fukuhara, Kasama-shi, Ibaraki 309-1634
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 27 days

    Tomoko Hisamatsu has been highly acclaimed since she was a student, receiving the Encouragement Prize of the 7th Koji Kinutani Award for “Burying Japanese Art” (2014) and the Toshiko Okamoto Prize of the...More »

  • poster for Looking at Compositions―Stacking Vertically / Expanding Horizontally / Moving Forward into Depth

    Looking at Compositions―Stacking Vertically / Expanding Horizontally / Moving Forward into Depth

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 53-2 Yada, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 422-8002
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 34 days

    This exhibition examines Western-style paintings in Japan from the perspective of “composition.” It is an attempt to experience paintings more physically by exploring not only the meanings and backgrounds...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Yoshida Exhibition

    Hiroshi Yoshida Exhibition

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    • at Shizuoka City Museum of Art
    • 3F Aoi Tower, 17-1 Koyamachi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 420-0852
    • Media: Prints
    • Ends in 27 days

    The Western-style painter Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) is known as a master of landscape painting. This exhibition explores the world of beauty captured by Yoshida Hiroshi by introducing approximately 200...More »

  • poster for 2021 MOMAS Collection 2nd Period

    2021 MOMAS Collection 2nd Period

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • 9-30-1 Tokiwa, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 330-0061
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 76 days

    This exhibition will showcase masterpieces by Paul Signac, Italian futurist Giacomo Balla, and others from the MOMA collection.More »

  • poster for Doug Aitken: I am in you

    Doug Aitken: I am in you

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    • at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
    • 1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa 920-8509
    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 113 days

    This exhibition showcases Doug Aitken’s “I am in you”, presented at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa for the first time since its acquisition. Doug Aitken is known for an incredibly...More »

  • poster for teamLab “Resonating Life in the Acorn Forest”

    teamLab “Resonating Life in the Acorn Forest”

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    • at Musashino Woods Park
    • 3-9 Higashi Tokorozawa Wada, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama 359-0023
    • Media: Installation - Media Arts

    The Kadokawa Culture Museum calls the collection of oaks and other deciduous broadleaf trees of Musashino “The Musashino Woods.” These woods transition through the greens of spring and summer, display...More »

  • poster for Mami Chihara “Scenes, Glimpses”

    Mami Chihara “Scenes, Glimpses”

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    • at Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto
    • 3F, 2-3 Kamitori-cho, Chuou-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto 860-0845
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 27 days

    A solo exhibition by Mami Chihara, an artist from Kumamoto. In recent years, while working on the theme of “painting and the surroundings of painting,” Chihara has been exploring a different kind of painting...More »

  • poster for Fairytale Lines: Keiko Minami and Copperplate Printmakers

    Fairytale Lines: Keiko Minami and Copperplate Printmakers

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
    • Gunmanomori Park, 992-1 Watanuki-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma 370-1293
    • Media: Prints
    • Ends in 20 days

    Focusing on the fairytale-like works of Keiko Minami (1911–2004), this exhibition introduces around 80 works by copperplate printmakers from the Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi and the Museum of Modern...More »

  • poster for Genichiro Inokuma

    Genichiro Inokuma

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    • at Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art
    • 80-1 Hama-machi, Marugame-shi, Kagawa 763-0022
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 34 days
  • poster for The Brilliant World of Western Painting

    The Brilliant World of Western Painting

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    • at Hirosawa Museum of Art
    • The Hirosawa City, 599-1 Otsuka, Chikusei-shi, Ibaraki 308-0813
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 132 days

    First Period: July 30 (Fri) - October 2 (Sat) Second Period: October 8 (Fri) - December 12 (Sun)More »

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    Orange Juice

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    • at Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 1-10-1 Chuominato, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-0024
    • Media: Illustration - Prints
    • Ends in 49 days

    The second exhibition in this series introducing up-and-coming artists with ties to Chiba Prefecture features 100%Orange, a unit of illustrators made up of Chiba-born Kenji Oikawa and Mayuko Takeuchi....More »

  • poster for 400 Years of European Paintings: Masterpieces from Tokyo Fuji Art Museum

    400 Years of European Paintings: Masterpieces from Tokyo Fuji Art Museum

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    • at Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 8-48 Tenjin-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama 700-0814
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 27 days

    The Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, located in Hachioji City, Tokyo, houses approximately 30,000 works of art in various genres from various countries and periods in Japan, the East, and the West. Among them,...More »

  • poster for The World of Kazuhiro Kuno

    The World of Kazuhiro Kuno

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    • at Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art
    • 614 Totari, Ito-shi, Shizuoka 414-0052
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • Ends in 71 days

    After graduating from Musashino Art School (now Musashino Art University), Kazuhiro Kuno (born in 1938) studied abroad as a research student at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. His...More »

  • poster for Hisui Sugiura Exhibition

    Hisui Sugiura Exhibition

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    • at Iwami Art Museum
    • 5-15 Ariake-cho, Masuda-shi, Shimane 698-0022
    • Media: Illustration - Painting
    • Ends in 28 days
  • poster for Collection 2 Shunkai Bundo

    Collection 2 Shunkai Bundo

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    • at Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts
    • 4-2-7 Sakura, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi 320-0043
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 66 days

    This exhibition introduces the life and work of Shunkai Bundo, who has made great achievements in the reconstruction and promotion of Japanese calligraphy.More »

  • poster for Masterpieces 3 – The Eyes and Hands of the Masters

    Masterpieces 3 – The Eyes and Hands of the Masters

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    • at Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 1-10-1 Chuominato, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-0024
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 49 days

    This exhibition from the museum collection presents works by Chu Asai, a modern Western-style painter born in Sakura, as well as paintings from the Barbizon School by artists such as Millet, plus Nihonga...More »

  • poster for Collection Special Exhibition - Shohei Matsuda

    Collection Special Exhibition - Shohei Matsuda

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    • at Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum
    • 3-1 Kameyama-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi 753-0089
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • Ends in 27 days

    Shohei Matsuda (1913-2004), a Western-style painter, was born in Shimane Prefecture and spent his childhood in Ube, Yamaguchi. After graduating from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music...More »

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    Collection Room 2021

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    • at Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art
    • 124 Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8344
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Prints - Sculpture - Crafts - Ceramics
    • Ends in 223 days

    The Museum has been acquiring Kyoto modern art since its inauguration in 1933, and currently has holdings of over 3,800 artworks comprised of a core of Japanese paintings along with Western-style paintings,...More »

  • poster for Rinkyo Ishii “Wake no Kiyomaro” Exhibition

    Rinkyo Ishii “Wake no Kiyomaro” Exhibition

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    • at Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 1-10-1 Chuominato, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-0024
    • Media: Nihonga
    • Ends in 49 days

    Rinkyo Ishii’s legendary masterpiece ‘Wake no Kiyomaro’ is based on an anecdote about the historical figure Wake no Kiyomaro and was exhibited at the first Bunten (the art exhibition of the Ministry of...More »

  • poster for François Pompon - the Retrospective Exhibition in Japan

    François Pompon - the Retrospective Exhibition in Japan

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    • at Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art
    • 124 Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8344
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 34 days

    Japan’s first retrospective exhibition of French sculptor François Pompon (1855-1933) will be held this summer. François Pompon aspired to become a sculptor in the late 19th century, and perfected...More »

  • poster for Human and Animal: Breathing Life into Clay the Vanguard of 21st Century Ceramic Art

    Human and Animal: Breathing Life into Clay the Vanguard of 21st Century Ceramic Art

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    • at The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park
    • 2188-7 Chokushi, Shigaraki-cho, Koga-shi, Shiga 529-1804
    • Media: Sculpture - Ceramics
    • Ends in 139 days

    In recent years, the boundaries between art and design, ceramics and sculpture have become increasingly blurred. Not only in Japan, but also in other countries, clay is being viewed anew as a material...More »

  • poster for The Doraemon Exhibition Kyoto 2021

    The Doraemon Exhibition Kyoto 2021

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    • at Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art
    • 124 Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8344
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 34 days

    Delighting audiences since its appearance in 1970, the Doraemon manga character is a cat-like robot figure from the future who, with his tools from the future, helps out struggling elementary school children....More »

  • poster for Quiz: Hokusai Katsushika’s “36 Views of Mount Fuji” and Hiroshige Utagawa’s “Fifty-three Stages of the Tokaido”

    Quiz: Hokusai Katsushika’s “36 Views of Mount Fuji” and Hiroshige Utagawa’s “Fifty-three Stages of the Tokaido”

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    • at MOA Museum of Art
    • 26-2 Momoyama-cho, Atami-shi, Shizuoka 413-8511
    • Media: Nihonga
    • Ends in 36 days

    This exhibition showcases all of Hokusai Katsushika’s “36 Views of Mount Fuji” and Hiroshige Utagawa’s “Fifty-three Stages of the Tokaido (Hon’eido version),” the twin peaks of the Ukiyoe landscape print...More »

  • poster for Suma Maruki Exhibition

    Suma Maruki Exhibition

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    • at Bernard Buffet Museum
    • 515-57 Clematis no Oka, Higashino, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka 411-0931
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 57 days

    Suma Maruki (b. 1875) began painting at more than 70 years of age. Her works convey the potential of humanity and the wonder of living. More »

  • poster for Chihiro Iwasaki Exhibition

    Chihiro Iwasaki Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki
    • 666-1 Higashi-Kubo, Senba-cho, Mito, Ibaraki 310‐0851
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 27 days

    Introducing the life and work of illustrator and children’s book author Chihiro IwasakiMore »

  • poster for Feelin’ Groovy!: Walk Around New York with Genichiro Inokuma

    Feelin’ Groovy!: Walk Around New York with Genichiro Inokuma

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    • at Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art
    • 80-1 Hama-machi, Marugame-shi, Kagawa 763-0022
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography
    • Ends in 34 days

    Genichiro Inokuma (1902-93) lived and worked in New York for about 20 years from the mid-1950s. In 1955, Inokuma left Japan with the intention of going to Paris, where he had lived before the war, but...More »

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    Gyokuson Yunoki + Hisata Yunoki + Shokichiro Yunoki Exhibition

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    • at Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 8-48 Tenjin-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama 700-0814
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga
    • Ends in 27 days

    Tamashima, reclaimed since the Edo period at the mouth of the Takahashi River, which flows into the calm Seto Inland Sea, is a port town that prospered as the gateway to Bicchu, with many Takase boats...More »

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    Yoshio Shirakawa Solo Exhibition

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    • at Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panels
    • 1401 Shimokarako, Higashimatsuyama-shi, Saitama 355-0076
    • Media: Painting - Drawing
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    Yoshio Shirakawa was born in Kitakyushu, Japan in 1948, and moved to Germany and France in the 1970s to study art and philosophy. Since returning to Japan, he has continued his multifaceted artistic practice...More »

  • poster for Takemi Mori – Experiments in Form

    Takemi Mori – Experiments in Form

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    • at Art Museum & Library, Ota
    • 15-16-30 Higashi Honcho, Ota-shi, Gumma 373-0026
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
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    The fourth show in the “Ota Art” series features Ota native Takemi Mori. Abstract paintings from the “Allusion” series, sculptures, and other works are on display. More »

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    Collection 40 / Special Exhibition: Isamu Wakabayashi – The Garden of the Museum of Modern Art, Seibu Takanawa, Karuizawa (Now the Garden of Sezon Museum of Modern Art)

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    • at Sezon Museum of Modern Art
    • 2140 Serigasawa, Nagakura, Karuizawamachi, Kitasaku, Nagano 389-011
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints - Architecture - Sculpture
    • Ends in 111 days

    Sezon Museum of Modern Art is pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition “Collection 40.″ We will select 40 works from our collection, such as pieces by Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, Jackson...More »

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    Little Design: Katsumi Komagata

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • 347-1 Clematis no Oka, Sunto-gun, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka 411-0931
    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Fashion - Product - Sound
    • Ends in 29 days

    Katsumi Komagata (b. 1953) is a designer and bookmaker known for titles such as “Little Eyes” and “Little Tree.” Having studied with graphic designer Kasumasa Nagai, Komagata began his career at the Japan...More »

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    Beuys + Palermo

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
    • 9-30-1 Tokiwa, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 330-0061
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 34 days

    One of the most important artists since World War II, Joseph Beuys widely viewed society as a sculpture and set out to change society as a whole. Blinky Palermo, who studied under Beuys, tried to quietly...More »

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    Kohei Nawa “Collector’s Eye”

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • 2052-2 Oaza Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano 389-0111
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 113 days

    A three-dimensional work with shiny microbeads covering the surface, the two-dimensional work “Direction” with ink dripping straight onto the screen following gravity, and the “Velvet” series with fine...More »

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    Yasuo Kazuki: A Retrospective

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    • at The Miyagi Museum of Art
    • 34-1 Kawauchi-Motohasekura, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi 980-0861
    • Media: Painting
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    Yasuo Kazuki (1911-1974), born in Misumi Village (now Nagato City), Yamaguchi Prefecture, studied at the Tokyo Art School and entered the art world through the Kokugakukai. Just as his paintings were beginning...More »

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    Mikke! - Search, Find, Solve!

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    • at Hayashibara Museum of Art
    • 2-7-15 Marunouchi, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama 700-0823
    • Media: Nihonga - Crafts - Workshops - Talks
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    In the creation of a work of art, along with the historical background of the time period, the artist’s feelings and commitment are put into it. In this exhibition, parents and children can have fun trying...More »

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    • at Arts Isozaki
    • 1-4-17 Sannomaru, Mito-shi, Ibaraki 310-0011
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 20 days

    Yoshihiro Kikuchi (b. 1980) is a Sendai-based mixed-media artist whose works encompass drawing, collage, painting, printing, sculpture, video, installation, and photography. His previous works have dealt...More »

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    Noguchi Tetsuya—This is Not a Samurai

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    • at Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi
    • 2003 Hinata-cho, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma 374-0076
    • Media: Sculpture
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    Noguchi Tetsuya is a contemporary artist who questions contemporariness and humanity with armor and human beings as his themes. His figures exquisitely enwrapped in armor could be a man at the prime of...More »

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    27th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava

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    • at Urawa Art Museum
    • 3F Urawa Century City, 2-5-1 Naka-cho, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 336-0062
    • Media: Illustration - Painting
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    The Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) is the world’s largest original picture book competition, held every two years in Bratislava, the capital of the Slovak Republic. The first exhibition was...More »

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    The 15th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
    • Gunmanomori Park, 992-1 Watanuki-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma 370-1293
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Art Competition
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    The Gunma Biennale for Young Artists is a nationwide open call exhibition for young people between the ages of 16 and 30. This year, the 15th edition, we received 459 entries from 318 groups (321 people),...More »

  • poster for Seitei Watanabe Exhibition

    Seitei Watanabe Exhibition

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    • at Sano Art Museum
    • 1-43 Nakatamachi, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka 411-0838
    • Media: Nihonga
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    This is the first exhibition to introduce the entire career of Seitei Watanabe (1852-1918), a Japanese painter active in the Meiji and Taisho periods. Born in Edo (present-day Tokyo) at the end of the...More »

  • poster for Hitoshi Okamoto Special Exhibition

    Hitoshi Okamoto Special Exhibition

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    • at Kirishima Open-air Museum, Kagoshima
    • 6340-220 Koba, Airagun Yusuicho, Kagoshima 899-6201
    • Media: Graphics
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    This is an exhibition of Hitoshi Okamoto, an editor who has been introducing “interesting things and things” that the times demand, and creating and offering values that lead to trends and culture. In...More »

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    The Exhibition of Jack into the Noösphere

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    • at Mihamaen
    • 2-116 Hibino, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 261-0021
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Media Arts
    • Ends in 6 days

    This art festival held in a Japanese garden looks for intersections of nature, technology, and art with works that artificially reconstruct nature. *Reservations requiredMore »

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    Yoshitatsu Yanagihara Exhibition

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    • at Ashikaga Museum of Art
    • 2-14-7 Tori, Ashikaga-shi, Tochigi 326-0814
    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
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  • poster for 10 Mame Kurogouchi

    10 Mame Kurogouchi

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    • at Nagano Prefectural Art Museum
    • 1-4-4 Hakoshimizu, Nagano-shi, Nagano 380-0801
    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Fashion
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    This exhibition visualizes the intricately layered elements behind Mame Kurogouchi’s personal novel-like creations and introduces the creative journey over the past 10 years. The keywords that are common...More »

  • poster for The Photographs of Eikoh Hosoe: The Theatre Within the Dark Box

    The Photographs of Eikoh Hosoe: The Theatre Within the Dark Box

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    • at Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts
    • 3545-1222 Kiyosato, Takane-cho, Kitakoma-gun, Yamanashi 407-0301
    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • Ends in 125 days

    Eikoh Hosoe (88), the director of the museum, is a photographer who has been active for many years as a central figure in pioneering post-war photography in Japan and is highly regarded worldwide. In the...More »

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    Collection Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
    • Gunmanomori Park, 992-1 Watanuki-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma 370-1293
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Prints - Sculpture
    • Ends in 20 days

    This exhibition of works from the museum’s collection features modern art from Japan and the West and paper-based works of Tomoko Shiobara for the artist’s 100th birthday. More »

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    Bernard Buffet Exhibition

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    • at Bernard Buffet Museum
    • 515-57 Clematis no Oka, Higashino, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka 411-0931
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 216 days
  • poster for Tiger Tateishi: The Retrospective - Track, Travel, Trap, Trance

    Tiger Tateishi: The Retrospective - Track, Travel, Trap, Trance

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    • at Aomori Museum of Art
    • 185 Chikano, Yasuta, Aomori-shi, Aomori 038-0021
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Manga - Sculpture
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    Born in 1941 in the town of Ida in Chikuho, Kyushu (now Tagawa City, Fukuoka Prefecture), Tiger Tateishi moved to Tokyo to attend university. In 1963, he made his debut at the “Yomiuri Independents” exhibition,...More »

  • poster for Collection Special Exhibition Each One’s “Modern” - Taisho Showa Nihonga

    Collection Special Exhibition Each One’s “Modern” - Taisho Showa Nihonga

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    • at Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum
    • 3-1 Kameyama-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi 753-0089
    • Media: Nihonga
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    The name of Komura Settai, who is featured in the special exhibition, can be found in the “Revised List of Famous Painters of the Ancient and Modern Period” (1937), which lists the most popular painters...More »

  • poster for Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art 1st Anniversary Exhibition - Uemura Shoen

    Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art 1st Anniversary Exhibition - Uemura Shoen

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    • at Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art
    • 124 Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8344
    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga
    • Ends in 41 days

    This retrospective exhibition of Japanese style painter Uemura Shoen (1875-1949), features the extraordinary presence of a female artist in Kyoto’s modern art world. The Museum’s last Uemura Shoen solo...More »

  • poster for Keith Haring: 360°

    Keith Haring: 360°

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    • at Nakamura Keith-Haring Collection
    • 10249-7 Kobuchizawa-cho, Hokuto, Yamanashi 408-0044
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • Ends in 279 days

    Keith Haring rose to fame in the early 1980s with his “Subway Drawings,” in which he drew with chalk on empty advertising spaces in the New York subway system. Before his first solo exhibition in 1981,...More »

  • poster for Collection Acquisitions 2021

    Collection Acquisitions 2021

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    • at Arts Maebashi
    • 5-1-16 Chiyodamachi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma 371-0022
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film
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    Exhibiting paintings, sculptures, photographs, videos, and other works added to the museum’s collection in 2019 and 2020. Part 1: 7/22–9/5 Part 2: 9/11–10/31More »

  • poster for Animals, People, and Breathing Lines and Forms

    Animals, People, and Breathing Lines and Forms

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    • at Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi
    • 2003 Hinata-cho, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma 374-0076
    • Media: Sculpture
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    This year’s exhibition, titled “Animals, People, and Breathing Lines and Forms,” featured modern and contemporary sculptures of animals and people. Sofu Teshigahara, the first Iemoto of the Sogetsu School...More »

  • poster for The World of Ebisu, the God of Fortune

    The World of Ebisu, the God of Fortune

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    • at National Museum of Japanese History
    • 117 Jonai-cho, Sakura-shi, Chiba 285-8502
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 161 days

    This exhibition traces the origin story and clarifies elements related to beliefs in the smiling god Ebisu, a deity of fortune tied to success in fishing, farming, and business. Colored woodblock prints,...More »

  • poster for Ryudai Takano “Daily Photographs 1999-2021”

    Ryudai Takano “Daily Photographs 1999-2021”

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    • at The National Museum of Art, Osaka
    • 4-2-55 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 530-0005
    • Media: Photography
    • Ends in 52 days

    Takano Ryudai (b. 1963) is widely recognized as a photographer who deals with the themes of gender and sexuality. In the 2005 photo book IN MY ROOM, for which he received the Kimura Ihei Photo Award, Takano...More »

  • poster for Kodomochounaikai: Playing, Learning, Connecting Through Design

    Kodomochounaikai: Playing, Learning, Connecting Through Design

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    • at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
    • 1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa 920-8509
    • Media: Installation - Workshops
    • Ends in 231 days

    Kodomochounaikai Jimukyoku, established in 2014 by architect Kaori Shikichi, is an organization that assembles and runs workshop programs to cultivate the intelligence and sensitivity that enable children...More »

  • poster for Memories: Journeys of Recollection in Photographs, Paintings, and Sculptures

    Memories: Journeys of Recollection in Photographs, Paintings, and Sculptures

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    • at Takasaki Museum of Art
    • 110-27 Yashima-cho, Takasaki-shi, Gunma-ken 370-0849
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Sculpture
    • Ends in 20 days

    A large tree in the school yard. A cherished book. Scenes from the dinner table. Memories such as these accumulate quietly and shape us. There are artists who create works based on memories residing deep...More »

  • poster for Viva Video! : The Art and Life of Shigeko Kubota

    Viva Video! : The Art and Life of Shigeko Kubota

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    • at The National Museum of Art, Osaka
    • 4-2-55 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 530-0005
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 52 days

    This exhibition will be the first major survey of the art of Shigeko Kubota (1937-2015) in Japan nearly in three decades. Born in Niigata and educated in Tokyo, Kubota moved to New York in 1964 to join...More »

  • poster for Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Wrap, Pack, Stack

    Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Wrap, Pack, Stack

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    • at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art
    • 631 Sakado, Sakura-shi, Chiba 285-8505
    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • Ends in 62 days

    *Reservations required. Featuring all 16 prints, collages, and a model by Christo from the museum’s collectionMore »

  • poster for Kobayakawa Shusei: A Life of Journey and Requiem

    Kobayakawa Shusei: A Life of Journey and Requiem

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    • at The Museum of Kyoto
    • 623-1 Higashikatamachi, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 604-8183
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Talks
    • Starts in 5 days

    Presenting some 110 works, including newly discovered war paintings, mainly from the private collection of Nihonga war painter Shusei Kobayakawa (1885–1974). The artist’s first major retrospective includes...More »

  • poster for Settai Style - From Edo Chic to Modern Tokyo

    Settai Style - From Edo Chic to Modern Tokyo

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    • at Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum
    • 3-1 Kameyama-cho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi 753-0089
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Prints - Crafts
    • Ends in 27 days

    From the Taisho era to the early Showa era, when popular culture was in full bloom, Settai Komura brought a new style to a wide range of genres. This is the first exhibition in western Japan to present...More »

  • poster for 2021 Collection Exhibition Part II: The Mechanisms Behind Beauty

    2021 Collection Exhibition Part II: The Mechanisms Behind Beauty

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    • at Akita Museum of Modern Art
    • 62-46 Azatomigasawa, Akasaka, Yokote-shi, Akita 013-0064
    • Media: Nihonga - Crafts
    • Ends in 70 days

    There are various “mechanisms” behind the birth of a work of art. For example, there are questions about the mechanism of creation, such as “What kind of technique is used in this work?” or “What is depicted...More »

  • poster for Photographic Distance - Distance between World and Me Measured by Blurred Pictures and Continuous Gradation

    Photographic Distance - Distance between World and Me Measured by Blurred Pictures and Continuous Gradation

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    • at Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts
    • 4-2-7 Sakura, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi 320-0043
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints
    • Ends in 34 days

    In the 1970s, photoengraving prints, such as silkscreen prints, were given an aesthetic value of being “cooler” than oil paintings. Halftoning, with its pseudo-gradation of dots, was also a way to enlarge...More »

  • poster for 2nd Collection Gallery Exhibition 2021–2022

    2nd Collection Gallery Exhibition 2021–2022

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
    • 26-1 Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8344
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Prints - Sculpture
    • Ends in 27 days

    ・Selected Works of Western Modern Art This section introduces excellent works of Western modern art from the museum’s collection and consignment. This section introduces two works newly acquired in the...More »

  • poster for Karakuri: The Secrets of  Automata Revealed

    Karakuri: The Secrets of Automata Revealed

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    • at Akita Museum of Modern Art
    • 62-46 Azatomigasawa, Akasaka, Yokote-shi, Akita 013-0064
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 34 days

    Western karakuri dolls that repeat interesting movements when the handle is turned are called automata. Made of wood, metal rods, belts, and other materials, the automata are surprisingly simple, but how...More »

  • poster for William Morris Exhibition

    William Morris Exhibition

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    • at Nara Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 10-6 Noborioji-cho, Nara-shi, Nara 630-8213
    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Photography - Prints - Crafts
    • Ends in 27 days

    William Morris (1834-1896), an artist, poet, writer, thinker, and social activist, is known as one of the greatest figures of 19th century England. He is also called the father of modern design, and led...More »

  • poster for Yoko Terauchi “Pangaea”

    Yoko Terauchi “Pangaea”

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    • at Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
    • 8-5-1 Kozakahonmachi, Toyota-shi, Aichi 471-0034
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • Ends in 49 days

    ‘Pangaea’ is an installation by Yoko Terauchi (1954- ), who moved to England in 1979 to study with Anthony Caro at St. Martins College of Art and Design. Since then, Terauchi has consistently worked on...More »

  • poster for Reborn-Art Festival 2021-22 —Altruism and Fluidity

    Reborn-Art Festival 2021-22 —Altruism and Fluidity

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    • at Oshika Village
    • 65 Ogihamaie-mae, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi 986-2341
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Sound - Art Festival
    • Starts in 9 days

    A festival of art, music, and food in the nature-rich areas of Ishinomaki City and the Oshika Peninsula in Miyagi Prefecture. Contemporary artists, musicians, and chefs from across Japan and around the...More »

  • poster for Selections from the Chiba City Museum of Art Collection

    Selections from the Chiba City Museum of Art Collection

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    • at Chiba City Museum of Art
    • 3-10-8 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-8733
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2021-07-07 - 2021-08-01

    The Chiba City Museum of Art’s collection is organized according to three criteria: “Works associated with Boso, mainly Chiba City,” “Japanese Paintings and Prints from the Modern Period to the Present,”...More »

  • poster for Ghibli Expo

    Ghibli Expo

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    • at Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art
    • 1-13-2 Higashisakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 461-8525
    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Animation
    • Ends in 52 days

    The “Ghibli Expo” was held in 2015 at Expo 2005 Aichi Commemorative Park (Nagakute City, Aichi Prefecture) and received a great response. In the past five years, the exhibition has traveled to 11 locations...More »

  • poster for Tadanori Yokoo “Curators in Panic”

    Tadanori Yokoo “Curators in Panic”

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    • at Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Art
    • 3-8-30 Haradadori, Nada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 657-0837
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 20 days

    Forty years after switching from graphic design to painting, Tadanori Yokoo continues to change without adhering to any given style or subject as both his art and life garner attention in Japan and abroad....More »

  • poster for Collection Exhibition 1: Inner Cosmology

    Collection Exhibition 1: Inner Cosmology

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    • at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
    • 1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa 920-8509
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Sound
    • Ends in 93 days

    In day-to-day life, there are a great many things over which people have no power. In the face of this reality, by communicating their thoughts to a specific deity, or perhaps to spirits dwelling in nature,...More »

  • poster for Kiyokata Kaburaki Exhibition

    Kiyokata Kaburaki Exhibition

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    • at Kaburaki Kiyokata Memorial Art Museum Kamakura City
    • 1-5-25 Yukinoshita, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa 248-0005
    • Media: Nihonga
    • Ends in 20 days

    Kiyokata Kaburaki is widely known as a painter of beautiful women, but Kaburaki himself said that it was not so much the beauty of women that moved him to paint, but rather the sense of the seasons and...More »

  • poster for Woodblock Prints Depicting a Giant Catfish: Reflection of Edo People’s Imagination (Archived at the Ojaku Bunko Library)

    Woodblock Prints Depicting a Giant Catfish: Reflection of Edo People’s Imagination (Archived at the Ojaku Bunko Library)

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    • at National Museum of Japanese History
    • 117 Jonai-cho, Sakura-shi, Chiba 285-8502
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga
    • Ends in 34 days

    Japan was hit by many earthquakes in the Edo period (1603-1867), especially late in the period, when there was a succession of large quakes. The Zenkoji Earthquake in 1847 drew much attention from those...More »

  • poster for Time to Spend in an Art Museum 2021, Part 2: Contemporary Ceramic Art, Metalwork, and Oil Paintings

    Time to Spend in an Art Museum 2021, Part 2: Contemporary Ceramic Art, Metalwork, and Oil Paintings

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    • at Shiseido Art House
    • 751-1 Shimomata, Kakegawa-shi, Shizuoka 436-0025
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Starts tomorrow

    The Time to Spend in an Art Museum exhibitions, which began last year, constitute a series of Shiseido Collection exhibitions that give visitors the chance to enjoy art in an intimate and familiar manner....More »

  • poster for Young Okazaki Vol. 01

    Young Okazaki Vol. 01

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    • at MtK Contemporary Art
    • 20-1 Okazaki Minamigosho-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8334
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 27 days

    Displaying work by artists in their twenties affiliated with Okazaki CityMore »

  • poster for Mondrian: Commemorating the 150th Year Since His Birth

    Mondrian: Commemorating the 150th Year Since His Birth

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    • at Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
    • 8-5-1 Kozakahonmachi, Toyota-shi, Aichi 471-0034
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 49 days

    “Mondrian: Commemorating the 150th Year since his Birth” is the first exhibition to be held in Japan for 23 years focusing on the career-long pursuit of abstract painting by the Dutch artist Piet Mondrian...More »

  • poster for Constellation #02

    Constellation #02

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    • at Rin Art Association
    • MACRO Bidg., 5-24 Iwaoshimachi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma 370-0044
    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • Ends in 13 days

    An exhibition where a wide variety of works is crowded just like stars floating in the night sky, where viewers can connect each work like a zodiac star sign. In this exhibition, we will create an opportunity...More »

  • poster for Spreading Ink: Encountering the Five Colors

    Spreading Ink: Encountering the Five Colors

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    • at Tenshin Memorial Museum Of Art, Ibaraki
    • 2083 Tsubaki, Otsu-cho, Kitaibaraki-shi, Ibaraki 319-1702
    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga
    • Ends in 55 days

    Sumi ink, which was introduced from China, had a great impact on the history of Japanese art, and even after the modern era, many painters, including Taikan Yokoyama and Seiho Takeuchi, were fascinated...More »

  • poster for Somewhere Between the Odd and the Ordinary

    Somewhere Between the Odd and the Ordinary

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    • at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
    • 1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa 920-8509
    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 55 days

    Today, more than a year after the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which began in early 2020, there is still no sign that the virus is abating. While daily life has changed throughout the world,...More »

  • poster for The Age of Maki-e - The Kōdaiji Style and the Birth of the Master Artisans

    The Age of Maki-e - The Kōdaiji Style and the Birth of the Master Artisans

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    • at Miho Museum
    • 300 Momodani, Tashiroshigaraki-cho, Koka-shi, Shiga 529-1814
    • Media: Nihonga - Crafts
    • Ends in 20 days

    The early modern period can be called the age of maki-e. In the Azuchi-Momoyama period (1573-1603), as the turbulent times came to an end, powerful warlords built castles, mansions, temples, and shrines....More »

  • poster for Harada Yuki: Waiting for

    Harada Yuki: Waiting for

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    • at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
    • 1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa 920-8509
    • Media: Photography - Video and Film
    • Ends in 69 days

    Throughout his career Harada Yuki (b. 1989) has dealt in artists and art forms such as Christian Riese Lassen, and ghost photography, which despite occupying a solid position in the visual culture of a...More »

  • poster for A Nexus of Rainbows: Works from the Hara Museum and the Hara Rokuro Collections

    A Nexus of Rainbows: Works from the Hara Museum and the Hara Rokuro Collections

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    • at Hara Museum ARC
    • Ikaho Green Bokujo, 2855-1 Kanai, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma 377-0027
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 161 days

    A Nexus of Rainbows is the first collection exhibition to be held at the newly consolidated Hara Museum ARC. The word “rainbow” is the English translation of “arc-en ciel,” the name of the foundation which...More »

  • poster for Yoshu Hakkei: The Eight Masters of Yangzhou

    Yoshu Hakkei: The Eight Masters of Yangzhou

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    • at Osaka Municipal Museum of Art
    • 1-82 Chausuyama-cho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 543-0063
    • Media: Drawing - Nihonga
    • Ends in 13 days

    Yoshu Hakkei is a group of calligraphers and painters who created innovative and unique works in the city of Yangzhou in the 18th century of the Qing Dynasty. In Japan, there have been very few opportunities...More »

  • poster for A Chronicle of Modern Crafts: Works from the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto Collection

    A Chronicle of Modern Crafts: Works from the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto Collection

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
    • 26-1 Okazaki Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8344
    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts - Ceramics
    • Ends in 20 days

    Crafts are one of the pillars of our activities at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, a facility that opened in 1963. This emphasis has helped form one of Japan’s premier collections of crafts....More »

  • poster for Arts Towada 10th Anniversary Exhibition: Inter+Play Season 1

    Arts Towada 10th Anniversary Exhibition: Inter+Play Season 1

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    • at Towada Art Center
    • 10-9 Nishi-Nibancho, Towada-shi, Aomori 034-0082
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Performance Art
    • Ends in 27 days

    Inter+Play is a three-part exhibition that celebrates the tenth anniversary of Arts Towada, the city-wide initiative that promotes art throughout the city of Towada and along its main thoroughfare of Kanchogai...More »

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    Stories

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    • at Hoki Museum
    • 3-15 Asumigaokahigashi, Midori-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 267-0067
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 97 days

    This is an exhibition featuring paintings of people. People draw people. There are many reasons, many ways of painting, many themes, and many stories. And the person depicted lives on in the painting....More »

  • poster for Artists Who Crossed the Sea

    Artists Who Crossed the Sea

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    • at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
    • 2052-2 Oaza Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano 389-0111
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Ceramics
    • Ends in 113 days

    Featuring work by some 20 artists, including new ceramics by Yayoi Kusama and pieces by Nobuo Sekine, a leader of the Mono-ha movement that revolutionized postwar Japanese art. Experience the universal...More »

  • poster for Kyohei Sakaguchi “Water”

    Kyohei Sakaguchi “Water”

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    • at Gallery Trax
    • 1245 Gochoda, Takanecho, Hokuto-shi, Yamanashi 408-0017
    • Media: Painting
    • 2021-07-03 - 2021-08-01
  • poster for The Impact of Mexico – Mexican Experiences Shake Japan Radically

    The Impact of Mexico – Mexican Experiences Shake Japan Radically

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    • at Ichihara Lakeside Museum
    • 75-1 Funyu, Ichihara-shi, Chiba 290-0554
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • Ends in 55 days

    For the 200th anniversary of Mexico’s Independence, Ichihara Lakeside Museum presents an exhibition considering Japanese artists and their relationship to Mexico and its chaotic interplay of life and death,...More »

  • poster for Satoru Tamura “100 Switches for 100 Incandescent Bulbs #5”

    Satoru Tamura “100 Switches for 100 Incandescent Bulbs #5”

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    • at Kawagoe City Art Museum
    • 2-30-1 Kuruwamachi, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama 350-0053
    • Media: Installation
    • Ends in 49 days

    Satoru Tamura uses electricity to breathe life into his paintings, sculptures, and crafts. His works have been described as “silly,” “interesting,” “amazing,” and “fun.” For this exhibition he has made...More »

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