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  • poster for Ukiyo-e Prints and Japanese Music around the Sumida River

    Ukiyo-e Prints and Japanese Music around the Sumida River

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    • at Edo-Tokyo Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 5 days

    During the Edo period, the Sumida River served as an arterial route for transporting people and goods. Much loved as a place for enjoying nature in all four seasons, it was depicted in numerous ukiyo-e...More »

  • MOMAT Collection

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 32 days

    One of the largest collection exhibitions in Japan, MOMAT Collection presents 200 works selected each period from a collection of more than 13,000 items, including Japanese and Western-style paintings,...More »

  • poster for Autumn Collection Show: Mt. Fuji

    Autumn Collection Show: Mt. Fuji

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    • at Kawaguchiko Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 32 days

    100 paintings, prints, and photographs depicting Mt. Fuji and another 90 works given awards in the Mt. Fuji Photography Contests of the past 20 years. More »

  • poster for The World of Basho: 330 Years since Oku no Hosomichi, The Narrow Road to the Deep North

    The World of Basho: 330 Years since Oku no Hosomichi, The Narrow Road to the Deep North

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    • at Idemitsu Museum of Arts
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 11 days

    In late March of 1689, the haiku poet Matsuo Basho (1644–94) left Edo to the Dewa region of northern Japan, traveling around Matsushima and Hiraizumi. He then continued to travel through Echigo, Ecchu...More »

  • poster for Kedama 2019

    Kedama 2019

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    • at Ayumi Gallery
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends Today

    Paintings, sculptures, and videos by a group of 2006 graduates of the Tama Art University Nihonga painting program.More »

  • poster for Aves Japonicae (5) – A Labyrinth of Colors

    Aves Japonicae (5) – A Labyrinth of Colors

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    • at Intermediatheque
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 39 days

    This exhibition reconstructs how Japanese artists gazed at birds by showing drawings and the corresponding bird specimens side by side. The birds drawn in Japanese art have a wide variety of colors, and...More »

  • poster for Yumiko Sakai Exhibition

    Yumiko Sakai Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Re: tail
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 13 days
  • poster for Beautiful Lives—Birds and Flowers in Japanese and East Asian Art

    Beautiful Lives—Birds and Flowers in Japanese and East Asian Art

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    • at The Nezu Museum
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 47 days

    Flowers, with their countless colors and shapes, and birds, with their gorgeous feathers, have been objects of appreciation throughout the world from time immemorial. In East Asia, and chiefly in China,...More »

  • poster for Yokai and People: From Fantasy to Reality

    Yokai and People: From Fantasy to Reality

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    • at Kawasaki City Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 5 days

    More than 100 items from the Kawasaki City Museum collection shed light on how mythical yokai creatures have filled people with fear and wonder and blurred lines between reality and fantasy throughout...More »

  • poster for 28th Scholarship Students Exhibition

    28th Scholarship Students Exhibition

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    • at The Sato Museum of Art
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Starts tomorrow

    The Sato Museum of Art has been providing scholarships for foreign and domestic students for 29 years. This exhibition showcases the dynamic energy of the young artists selected for this scholarship and...More »

  • poster for Kishida Riusei: A Retrospective

    Kishida Riusei: A Retrospective

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    • at Tokyo Station Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Riusei Kishida (1891-1929) is a towering presence in the history of modern Japanese art. He studied oil painting and the works of the Post-Impressionists had a huge impact on him when he learned of them...More »

  • poster for Hideki Saito + Shigemi Yasuhara Exhibition

    Hideki Saito + Shigemi Yasuhara Exhibition

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    • at Art Space Rashinban
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for Commemorating the 170th Anniversary of Hokusai’s Death: Hokusai Masterpieces from the Mogi-Honke Museum of Art

    Commemorating the 170th Anniversary of Hokusai’s Death: Hokusai Masterpieces from the Mogi-Honke Museum of Art

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    • at The Sumida Hokusai Museum
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 47 days

    The Mogi-Honke Museum of Art opened in Noda, Chiba Prefecture, in 2006, to exhibit the works of art collected by Mogi Shichizaemon, a twelfth-generation descendent of the Mogi family, who were among of...More »

  • poster for Utagawa Kuniyoshi and His Daughters

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi and His Daughters

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    • at Ota Memorial Museum of Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 16 days

    80 works by Kuniyoshi Utagawa and his daughters Yoshitori and Yoshijo. [Related Events] 1. Curator’s Slide Show Date and Time: 10/8 (Tue) - 10/18 (Fri) 14:00 Venue: Ota Memorial Museum of Art -...More »

  • poster for Chieko Hara “Faces”

    Chieko Hara “Faces”

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    • at Makii Masaru Fine Art
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 11 days
  • poster for Takahata Isao: A Legend in Japanese Animation

    Takahata Isao: A Legend in Japanese Animation

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    • at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 18 days

    This is the first commemorative exhibition showcasing the accomplishments of director Isao Takahata (1935-2018), one of the architects of post-war Japanese animation. Takahata, who always had his finger...More »

  • poster for Mariko Inoue “Calm Days”

    Mariko Inoue “Calm Days”

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    • at Ginza Mitsukoshi 7th Floor Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • 2019-09-11 - 2019-09-17
  • poster for Aki Miwa Exhibition

    Aki Miwa Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Yume
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 4 days
  • poster for Maria Noto “To Those Alone”

    Maria Noto “To Those Alone”

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    • at Sukiwa
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends Today

    The Seeds Project features young artists. It’s 23rd exhibition in Tokyo presents the work of Maria Noto. More »

  • poster for Compete in Beauty: World of Ukiyo-e Paintings from the Hikaru Museum Collection

    Compete in Beauty: World of Ukiyo-e Paintings from the Hikaru Museum Collection

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    • at Sano Art Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 39 days

    While woodblock Ukiyo-e is widely known as a Japanese art, there is also a form of Ukiyo-e called “Nikuhitsu Ukiyo-e” that is hand-painted on silk or paper. These vibrantly colorful works often depict...More »

  • poster for Sky Pattern = Celestial Forms

    Sky Pattern = Celestial Forms

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    • at Sato Sakura Museum
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 67 days

    Sato Sakura Museum will be hosting an exhibition on Japanese painting entitled “Sky Pattern = Celestial Forms.” In autumn, the sky is less saturated with water vapor and it is harder for sunlight to be...More »

  • poster for Legendary Kyoto Painting from Maruyama Okyo to the Modern Era

    Legendary Kyoto Painting from Maruyama Okyo to the Modern Era

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    • at The University Art Museum - Tokyo University of the Arts
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 11 days

    In 18th-century Kyoto, Maruyama Ōkyo carved out a new genre of realistic painting based on sketching from life. Maruyama’s minutely depicted works enjoyed tremendous popularity, leading to the formation...More »

  • poster for Sayoko Ito Exhibition

    Sayoko Ito Exhibition

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    • at Art Space Rashinban
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 5 days
  • poster for New Life for Timeless Art

    New Life for Timeless Art

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    • at Sen-Oku Hakuko Kan
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 39 days

    National treasures and important cultural properties, recently restored with funding provided by the Sumitomo Foundation Grant for Projects for Protection, Preservation & Restoration, will be on exhibition...More »

  • poster for Geidai Mononoke Festival

    Geidai Mononoke Festival

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    • at Geidai Art Plaza
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 11 days

    Geidai artists present their takes on monsters, ghosts, and other creatures of the spirit realm. More »

  • poster for The Pioneers of Nihonga ― Taikan, Shunso, Gyokudo, and Ryushi

    The Pioneers of Nihonga ― Taikan, Shunso, Gyokudo, and Ryushi

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    • at Yamatane Museum of Art
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 39 days

    Taikan Yokoyama, Shunso Hishida, Gyokudo Kawai, and Ryushi Kawabata all led in the evolution of nihonga by exploring the possibilities of painting that would be based on tradition but suited the new age...More »

  • poster for About the Shortness of the Walk

    About the Shortness of the Walk

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    • at Art Trace Gallery
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 10 days

    A multimedia exhibition about the many kinds of walks you can take – from long to short to purposeful or aimless – and the kind of things you can encounter and the thoughts you can have on them. Six artists...More »

  • poster for Mysterious Forest Art Museum

    Mysterious Forest Art Museum

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    • at Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 5 days

    A five-part exhibition of works depicting or evocative of the forest.More »

  • poster for Kason Nishiyama Exhibition

    Kason Nishiyama Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Kabutoya
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 6 days
  • poster for Haruka Kasai “To the Other Side”

    Haruka Kasai “To the Other Side”

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    • at Shinseido
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Nihonga painter Haruka Kasai works with plaster on panel. Her 15-20 works exhibited here deal with themes of transience and views on life and death.More »

  • poster for Playful Edo-Period Art Exhibition

    Playful Edo-Period Art Exhibition

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    • at Chigasaki City Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 47 days

    Art and culture flourished during Edo-period Japan and ukiyo-e with its depictions of beautiful people, actors, and famous locales, was at the center of this flowering. However, ukiyo-e also had a playful...More »

  • poster for Ingenious Matabei: The Tale of Yamanaka Tokiwa

    Ingenious Matabei: The Tale of Yamanaka Tokiwa

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    • at MOA Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 6 days

    Iwasa Matabei (aka Katsumochi, 1578-1650) was an influential figure in Japanese painting. People loved his characteristic depiction of figures with roundish elongated faces, and his style that combined...More »

  • poster for 3rd Tayoh Exhibition

    3rd Tayoh Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Hinoki B, C
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 5 days
  • poster for Morikazu Kumagai: Cherishing All Lives

    Morikazu Kumagai: Cherishing All Lives

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    • at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 5 days

    Exhibiting works with flowers, cats, birds, bugs, and other life forms by the celebrated Nihonga painter Morikazu Kumagai (1880–1977).More »

  • poster for Yokohama Museum of Art Collection “Aspects of Japan’s 160-year Relationship with the West”

    Yokohama Museum of Art Collection “Aspects of Japan’s 160-year Relationship with the West”

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 3 days

    This exhibition of the museum’s collection, overlapping with the anniversaries of the Yokohama Museum of Art and the opening of Yokohama Port, reexamines the relationship between Japan and the West. Many...More »

  • poster for Tokuro Sakamoto “Weave”

    Tokuro Sakamoto “Weave”

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    • at Shinseido
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 9 days

    Tokuro Sakamoto’s paintings feature flowing lines of ink suggesting patterns formed naturally by running water.More »

  • poster for Japan: Country of Gold Screens of the Kano, Hasegawa, Rinpa, and Other Schools

    Japan: Country of Gold Screens of the Kano, Hasegawa, Rinpa, and Other Schools

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    • at Okada Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 11 days

    Consisting of a collapsible series of panels, the folding screen is an item of furniture that has distinctively evolved since originating in China and having been brought to Japan. In particular, elegantly...More »

  • poster for Fuco Ueda “Utakata”

    Fuco Ueda “Utakata”

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    • at Gallery Mumon
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 17 days
  • poster for Utagawa Toyokuni – A Man Who Surpassed Sharaku

    Utagawa Toyokuni – A Man Who Surpassed Sharaku

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    • at Ota Memorial Museum of Art
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 11 days

    Ukiyo-e mostly depicts subjects of the pleasurable yet fleeting “ukiyo” (real world), such as popular kabuki actors and courtesans, as well as famous sites crowded with people. However, the real world...More »

  • poster for Mutsumi Uchiyama Exhibition

    Mutsumi Uchiyama Exhibition

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    • at Gallery Hinoki B, C
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 12 days

    Venue: Gallery Hinoki BMore »

  • poster for The Diversity of Ink Arts— Sutras, Ink Paintings, and Calligraphy

    The Diversity of Ink Arts— Sutras, Ink Paintings, and Calligraphy

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    • at Seikado Bunko Art Museum
    • in the Setagaya, Kawasaki area
    • Ends in 26 days

    Introducing 30 monochrome sutras, ink paintings, and works of calligraphy from the Seikado Bunko Art Museum collection. More »

  • poster for Tokyo 2021 Art Exhibition “Un/real engine - Engineering of Mourning”

    Tokyo 2021 Art Exhibition “Un/real engine - Engineering of Mourning”

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    • at Toda Building
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Culture and science have brought new insight, forms of expression, and technology to this country that has repeatedly experienced alternating cycles of “disaster” and “festivities”. As a part of this...More »

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