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  • NMWA Museum Collection

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    • at National Museum Of Western Art, Tokyo
    • 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0007
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture

    *The entire National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo will be closed from October 19 (Mon.), 2020 through the spring of 2022 (estimated) for museum facilities maintenance work. The NMWA was established...More »

  • Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall Permanent Exhibit

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    • at Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall
    • 1-4-24, Ikenohata, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0008
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Ceramics

    Works, studies, sketches, ceramics, kimonos, artworks by friends, letters, bamboo crafts, and other belongings of Yokoyama Taikan are on display. Exhibits will change every three months. Closed during...More »

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    Architectonica

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    • at Koishikawa Annex, The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
    • 3-7-1 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0001
    • Media: Architecture

    This exhibition looks at the how the concepts of architecture are expanding through examples of academic research. From models to life-sized spaces, architectural study materials to ethnological research...More »

  • poster for The Taisho Roman/Showa Modern Illustrator Kasho Takabatake: A Genderless Gaze

    The Taisho Roman/Showa Modern Illustrator Kasho Takabatake: A Genderless Gaze

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • 2-4-3 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Illustration
    • Ends in 60 days

    *Online reservations are required. Please see the official website for details. Kasho Takabatake (1888–1996) was an illustrator acclaimed for his androgynous portraits of characters who were “girls...More »

  • poster for Mé “Just a World”

    Mé “Just a World”

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    • at SCAI The Bathhouse
    • Kashiwayu-Ato, 6-1-23 Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0001
    • Media: Installation
    • Ends in 10 days

    “Just a World” is a powerful visual exploration of the space between fiction and reality, and is the first solo exhibition at a SCAI The Bathhouse by contemporary art collective mé. *Reservations required....More »

  • poster for Walls & Bridges ― Touching the World, Living the World

    Walls & Bridges ― Touching the World, Living the World

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture
    • Ends in 73 days

    Featuring five artists—Katsukichi Higashi (1908-2007), Tazuko Masuyama (1917-2006), Silvia Minio-Paluello Yasuda (1934-2000), Zbyněk Sekal (1923-1998), and Jonas Mekas (1922-2019). All were creators who,...More »

  • poster for Sacred Treasures from Ancient Nara: The Eleven-Headed Kannon of Shōrinji Temple

    Sacred Treasures from Ancient Nara: The Eleven-Headed Kannon of Shōrinji Temple

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 46 days

    The renowned Tempyō era Standing Eleven-Headed Kannon Bosatsu (Ekadasamukha), enshrined at Shōrinji Temple in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture, is a masterpiece of Japanese sculpture. Until the Edo period,...More »

  • poster for Art x Literature: The Poetic Paintings, Writings, and Book Designs of Yumeji Takehisa

    Art x Literature: The Poetic Paintings, Writings, and Book Designs of Yumeji Takehisa

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    • at Takehisa Yumeji Museum
    • 2-4-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0032
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 60 days

    *Online reservations required. The Taisho Roman artist Yumeji Takehisa (1884–1934) was also known as a poet, writer, and designer of more than 300 books. The lyricism of his artwork is one of its major...More »

  • poster for Ken Hamaguchi “The Truth of TV”

    Ken Hamaguchi “The Truth of TV”

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    • at Wish Less
    • 5-12-10 Tabata, Kita-ku, Tokyo 114-0014
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 18 days

    Ken Hamaguchi creates unique work with a strong impact exploring the motif of maniacal icons such as TV celebrities, Japanese idols, Showa period actors, and cult gurus. In this exhibition, Hamaguchi...More »

  • poster for Parallel Donuts

    Parallel Donuts

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    • at Mograg Gallery
    • 1-5-1 Motoasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0041
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 18 days

    Three painters bring their originality to this series of soft vinyl sculptures created in a collaboration between Mograg Gallery and toymaker Kenelephant.More »

  • poster for Isamu Noguchi: Ways of Discovery

    Isamu Noguchi: Ways of Discovery

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Sculpture
    • Ends in 32 days

    *We are pleased to announce that Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum will reopen on June 1st(Tue), following temporary closure in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988)—one...More »

  • poster for Geidai Collection Exhibition 2021 Term 1: Gagaku Special

    Geidai Collection Exhibition 2021 Term 1: Gagaku Special

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8714
    • Media: Nihonga - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 25 days

    The 130 year-old Tokyo University of the Arts Collection encompasses some 30,000 items. In this exhibition, it introduces gagaku court music-themed works by master artists such as Kyuichi Takenouchi and...More »

  • poster for Daisuke Toshima “Surface / Depth”

    Daisuke Toshima “Surface / Depth”

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    • at Gallery Kingyo
    • 2-49-10 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0022
    • Media: Installation
    • Ends in 4 days
  • poster for SDGs x ARTs

    SDGs x ARTs

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8714
    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Animation
    • Ends in 34 days

    This project involving Tokyo University of the Arts students, graduates, and faculty asks how the 17 sustainable development goals might incorporate art.More »

  • poster for Morikazu Kumagai and Taro Gomi’s Picture Books and Prints

    Morikazu Kumagai and Taro Gomi’s Picture Books and Prints

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    • at Toki-no-Wasuremono
    • Las Casas, 5-4-1 Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0021
    • Media: Prints
    • Starts in 2 days
  • poster for 14 Dynasties and a Region: The History and Culture of the Muslim World

    14 Dynasties and a Region: The History and Culture of the Muslim World

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting - Fashion - Crafts
    • Ends in 207 days

    This special thematic exhibition does not limit its scope to a particular nation or region, but instead features Islamic art from all over the world. It was made possible through the generous cooperation...More »

  • poster for Masako Fukao “Byakugun”

    Masako Fukao “Byakugun”

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    • at Gallery Iriya Tokyo
    • 2-30-2 Kita-Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0014
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for Tange Kenzo 1938-1970: From the Pre-war Period to the Olympic Games and World Expo

    Tange Kenzo 1938-1970: From the Pre-war Period to the Olympic Games and World Expo

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    • at National Archives of Modern Architecture
    • 4-6-15 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8553
    • Media: Architecture
    • Ends in 74 days

    National Archives of Modern Architecture (NAMA) is pleased to present “Tange Kenzo 1938-1970: From the Pre-war Period to the Olympic Games and World Expo” as its summer special exhibition. 2021 is the...More »

  • poster for Desk Drawer Full of Prints

    Desk Drawer Full of Prints

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    • at Geidai Art Plaza
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Media: Prints
    • Ends in 25 days

    This is an exhibition of prints and works inspired by prints by students, faculty, staff, and graduates of printmaking at the Tokyo University of the Arts.More »

  • poster for Secrets IX (Mix)

    Secrets IX (Mix)

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    • at Geidai Art Plaza
    • 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8714
    • Media: Crafts
    • Ends in 25 days

    People to people, things to things, people to things. Reconsidering the relationship between them. This exhibition is an attempt to mix different materials, techniques, and values together by the staff...More »

  • poster for Scopes

    Scopes

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    • at Sho + 1
    • 1F Ueno Yokoyama Bldg, 1-4-8 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005
    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture
    • Ends in 10 days

    When Andy Warhol was still a commercial designer, he created “Tattooed Woman with a Rose” to be distributed to advertising agencies in New York as a publicity material for illustration jobs, and Warhol...More »

  • poster for Rei Naito “Praying for Tokyo”

    Rei Naito “Praying for Tokyo”

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    • at Kurenboh Chohouin Buddhist Temple Gallery
    • Chohouin Buddhist Temple, 4-17-14 Kuramae, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0051
    • Media: Installation
    • Ends in 39 days

    100,000 people lost their lives in the air raid on Tokyo on March 10, 1945, also known as the “downtown air raid”. Rei Naito has placed a small sculpture, ‘Person’, in the gallery Kuurenbo in the precincts...More »

  • poster for Tokyo 2020 Art Poster Exhibition

    Tokyo 2020 Art Poster Exhibition

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    • at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Graphics
    • Ends in 39 days

    The exhibition will feature a total of 20 official Tokyo 2020 art posters created by 19 artists from Japan and abroad, as well as the “Iconic Posters” announced on June 22, which symbolize both the Tokyo...More »

  • poster for Rie Ashizawa “Sweet and Sour Pork and Pineapple, Curry Rice and Raisins”

    Rie Ashizawa “Sweet and Sour Pork and Pineapple, Curry Rice and Raisins”

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    • at Higure 17-15 CAS (Contemporary Art Studio)
    • 3-17-15 Nishinippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116-0013
    • Media: Painting
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for Sports Nippon

    Sports Nippon

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga - Sculpture - Fashion - Crafts
    • Ends in 54 days

    In commemoration of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this exhibition introduces the history and culture of sports in Japan. Through examples of arts and crafts and other materials related to...More »

  • poster for  More Japanese Culture Unlocked: Armor, Kimonos, Lacquerware, and Woodblock Printing

    More Japanese Culture Unlocked: Armor, Kimonos, Lacquerware, and Woodblock Printing

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Crafts
    • Ends in 39 days

    This exhibition features four themes from the Tokyo National Museum’s collection: woodblock priting, lacquerware, kimono, and armor, and includes digital content and paintings. Visitors will be able to...More »

  • poster for Plants: Mainstays of the Planet

    Plants: Mainstays of the Planet

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    • at National Museum of Nature and Science
    • 7-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8718
    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • Ends in 54 days

    This massive exhibition based on the latest research is a comprehensive introduction to the world of plants featuring specimens, models, films, installations, and more. It explores how plant life supports...More »

  • poster for Prince Shotoku and Treasures of Early Buddhist Faith in Japan

    Prince Shotoku and Treasures of Early Buddhist Faith in Japan

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    • at Tokyo National Museum
    • 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
    • Media: Nihonga - Sculpture - Crafts
    • Ends in 39 days

    Horyuji Temple is said to have been founded in 607 A.D. by Empress Suiko (554–628) and Prince Shotoku (574–622) in what is now Nara Prefecture. Prince Shotoku earnestly sought after Buddhist truths and...More »

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