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  • poster for Kaleidoscope

    Kaleidoscope

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    • at Galerie Juillet
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends tomorrow
  • poster for Satoshi Okano ”TV”

    Satoshi Okano ”TV”

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    • at Clear Gallery Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 5 days

    As a result of considering the expression of “light” in painting, Satoshi Okano aims to create paintings that look like videos by taking the canvas as a monitor. The motifs of his work are extracted from...More »

  • poster for Hisayuki Hiranuma “Airport ‘89”

    Hisayuki Hiranuma “Airport ‘89”

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    • at Nick White
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Nick White features the work of Hisayuki Hiranuma, an illustrator with a background in the fashion world. There will also be collaborative items made by the gallery and the artist. More »

  • poster for Kenta Kaido “Shelter”

    Kenta Kaido “Shelter”

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    • at Gallery&Souvenir Laid Bug
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Kenta Kaido has always had a strong reputation as an illustrator, and has been busy working on many advertisements, book covers, wall decorations, and many other projects. His illustrations, drawn with...More »

  • poster for Tiger Tateishi The Retrospective

    Tiger Tateishi The Retrospective

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    • at Takamatsu Art Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Koichi Tateishi, a.k.a. Tiger Tateishi (1941-98), developed an original world while traversing genres such as painting, ceramic sculpture, manga, picture books, and illustration. Born in 1941 in the...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Touch 2021

    Tokyo Midtown Design Touch 2021

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    • at Tokyo Midtown
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 9 days
  • poster for Hisae Maeda “Tear-Water Tea”

    Hisae Maeda “Tear-Water Tea”

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    • at Nidi Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Hisae Maeda has been active in a wide range of fields, including illustrations for books and packages, solo exhibitions, and projects as a member of Kvina and Meme. This exhibition features pencil drawings...More »

  • poster for 27th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava in Japan

    27th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava in Japan

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    • at Chigasaki City Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 13 days

    Exhibiting original illustrations by picture book artists from Slovakia and Japan along with winning works from the 27th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava and works by Japanese artists who have participated...More »

  • poster for Takahata Isao: A Legend in Japanese Animation

    Takahata Isao: A Legend in Japanese Animation

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    • at The Niigata Prefectural Museum Of Modern Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 20 days

    Showcasing the accomplishments of director Isao Takahata (1935-2018), one of the architects of post-war Japanese animation. Takahata, who always had his finger on the pulse and was consistently finding...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Art Museum Collection: Let’s Travel the World with Picture Books!

    Chihiro Art Museum Collection: Let’s Travel the World with Picture Books!

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Azumino
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 36 days

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives completely, restricting overseas travel and requiring great precaution when traveling within Japan. Our lives have become drastically claustrophobic compared...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Art Museum Collection: Remembering Eric Carle

    Chihiro Art Museum Collection: Remembering Eric Carle

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Azumino
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 36 days

    Eric Carle, author of the colorful picture book “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” loved by children around the world, passed away on May 23, 2021, at the age of 91. Carle, who sympathized with the museum’s...More »

  • poster for Commemorating the 1st Anniversary of Seiichi Tabata’s Passing: Oshiire no Boken (Adventure in a Closet)

    Commemorating the 1st Anniversary of Seiichi Tabata’s Passing: Oshiire no Boken (Adventure in a Closet)

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Azumino
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 36 days

    “Oshiire no Bouken” (Adventure in a Closet) is an ambitious picture book created by the writer, artist, and editor working together as one. It became a million-seller with over 2.3 million copies sold...More »

  • poster for 100th Anniversary of his Birth: Rokuro Taniuchi

    100th Anniversary of his Birth: Rokuro Taniuchi

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    • at Yokosuka Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 48 days

    The painter Rokuro Taniuchi (1921-81) became a nationally known artist through the cover of the Shukan Shincho magazine, which was first published in 1956. The number of his original paintings reached...More »

  • poster for Hideaki Anno Exhibition

    Hideaki Anno Exhibition

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 55 days

    Hideaki Anno’s latest film, “Shin Evangelion the Movie,” for which he served as the director, drew more than 5.69 million viewers and grossed 8.69 billion yen in its 95 days of release, and continues to...More »

  • poster for Makoto Wada

    Makoto Wada

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    • at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 55 days

    Makoto Wada (1936-2019) is widely known as an illustrator and graphic designer. Wada has also worked as a bookbinder, film director, essayist, composer, animation artist, and art director. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for The 50th Anniversary of Daijiro Moroboshi’s Debut: A Portal to Another World

    The 50th Anniversary of Daijiro Moroboshi’s Debut: A Portal to Another World

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    • at Ashikaga Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 62 days

    Daijiro Morohoshi (1949-) made his debut in 1970 with the short story “Junko Kyōkatsu” and celebrated his 50th debut anniversary in 2020. This exhibition will feature approximately 350 of Morohoshi’s original...More »

  • poster for Another Energy: Power to Continue Challenging – 16 Women Artists from Around the World

    Another Energy: Power to Continue Challenging – 16 Women Artists from Around the World

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    • at Mori Art Museum
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 83 days

    *Mori Art Museum will reopen from June 1 (Tue.). Recent years have witnessed growing moves worldwide to right inequalities around aspects of identity such as gender, race, ethnicity, and beliefs, and...More »

  • poster for Takehisa Yumeji: 30 Keywords

    Takehisa Yumeji: 30 Keywords

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    • at Takehisa Yumeji Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 90 days
  • poster for Guri and Gura: Stories of Happiness

    Guri and Gura: Stories of Happiness

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    • at Play!
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 157 days

    This exhibition spotlights “Guri to Gura,” the best-selling children’s book series by sisters Rieko Nakagawa and Yuriko Yamawaki about orange twin mice and their adventures cooking and eating. *The...More »

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  • poster for Anything Goes

    Anything Goes

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    • at UltraSuperNew Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Interesting! Gross! A little weird! This exhibition of 7 artists will deliver an exhibition of anything and everything. Each part of the gallery will have a different atmosphere depending on each artist’s...More »

  • poster for Hebru Brantley “Mythos Opus Pt. 3”

    Hebru Brantley “Mythos Opus Pt. 3”

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    • at 3110NZ by LDH Kitchen
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    NANZUKA is pleased to announce “Mythos Opus Pt. 2” at NANZUKA 2G and “Mythos Opus Pt. 3” at 3110NZ, a solo exhibition by Chicago-based artist Hebre Brantley. Along with this exhibition, “Mythos Opus Pt....More »

  • poster for Hikari Shimamura “One Sugar Cube”

    Hikari Shimamura “One Sugar Cube”

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    • at Clouds Art + Coffee
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts tomorrow
  • poster for Poetry - Vol. 10

    Poetry - Vol. 10

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    • at Dazzle
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    A poem is provided by the poet Junko Hiraoka, which is then drawn by six illustrators, who read the next poem and draw it again.More »

  • poster for Halloween in a Strange Village

    Halloween in a Strange Village

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    • at Books & Gallery cafe Tentekido
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 2 days
  • poster for Spread by Spread

    Spread by Spread

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    • at Spiral
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 2 days

    Based on the concept of “spreading”, creative unit Spread incorporates various memories, including the environment, living things, objects, time, history, colors, and letters in their works and products....More »

  • poster for Hebru Brantley “Mythos Opus Pt. 2”

    Hebru Brantley “Mythos Opus Pt. 2”

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    • at Nanzuka 2G
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts in 3 days

    NANZUKA is pleased to announce “Mythos Opus Pt. 2” at NANZUKA 2G and “Mythos Opus Pt. 3” at 3110NZ, a solo exhibition by Chicago-based artist Hebre Brantley. Along with this exhibition, “Mythos Opus Pt....More »

  • poster for Hokuto Art Program ed.1

    Hokuto Art Program ed.1

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    • at Kiyoharu Art Colony
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts in 5 days

    Experience art, architecture, film, music, and more culture in scenic Hokuto, Yamanashi. The inaugural Hokuto Art Program encompasses Kiyoharu Art Colony, the Nakamura Keith Haring Collection, Megami no...More »

  • poster for Manami Higashi Exhibition

    Manami Higashi Exhibition

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    • at Masataka Contemporary
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 5 days
  • poster for Sora Mizusawa Exhibition

    Sora Mizusawa Exhibition

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    • at Space Yui
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 7 days
  • Moomin Comics Strips Exhibition

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    • at Sogo Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 25 days

    Tove Jansson (1914–2021) began serializing her Moomin Comics in the British newspaper Evening News in 1954. Her brother Lars handled the English translation. Since then, the rotund troll Moomin and his...More »

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