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  • poster for Mami Kosemura + Saori Miyake “E-Motion Graphics”

    Mami Kosemura + Saori Miyake “E-Motion Graphics”

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    • at MA2 Gallery
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Taking “painting” as its departure point, these photographs and videos reconsider each other’s mediums. More »

  • poster for Mitsuhiro Okamoto “Okinawan Steak”

    Mitsuhiro Okamoto “Okinawan Steak”

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    • at Eitoeiko
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 2 days

    This exhibition is curated by Takeshi Kudo. It focuses Okamoto’s career in Okinawa, where the artist lived and worked from 2004 until 2006. Because Okinawa became the battlefront in the Pacific War, the...More »

  • poster for Sasha Herman Exhibition

    Sasha Herman Exhibition

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    • at The White
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 2 days

    Sasha Herman’s works range from abstract forms to narrative and short poem pieces to installations. After receiving an education at Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, the artist developed an interest...More »

  • poster for Hiromi Miyakita “Unknown”

    Hiromi Miyakita “Unknown”

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    • at Block House
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 3 days
  • poster for Halfway Happy Vol. 2 Kosuke Nagata: Eat

    Halfway Happy Vol. 2 Kosuke Nagata: Eat

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    • at Gallery αM
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 8 days

    Kosuke Nagata explores motifs of eating and mouths in this series.More »

  • poster for Fuyuhiko Takada “Love Phantom 2”

    Fuyuhiko Takada “Love Phantom 2”

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    • at Waitingroom
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Fuyuhiko Takada creates pop culture-inspired, humorous video works that reference diverse themes and images, including religion, mythology, fairytales, sexuality, gender, narcissism, and trauma. Most of...More »

  • Ishu Han Exhibition

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    • at Nissan Crossing
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 10 days

    Featuring the work of Nissan Art Award Grand Prix winner Ishu Han, whose sculptures and installations reflect his experiences of moving from Shanghai to Aomori and the physical and psychological sense...More »

  • poster for Oscar Oiwa “Quarantine Series”

    Oscar Oiwa “Quarantine Series”

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

    Oscar Oiwa has depicted the city scape with his own critical eye. Living in New York, and now in the midst of the pandemic, he tries to witness and visualize what he sees in digital drawings.More »

  • poster for “Domani: The Art of Tomorrow” Exhibition 2021

    “Domani: The Art of Tomorrow” Exhibition 2021

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    • at The National Art Center, Tokyo
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 10 days

    This year’s exhibition—featuring seven promising newcomers with overseas study program experience over the past ten years, plus earlier program participants and now Japanese art scene frontrunners Kengo...More »

  • poster for Theater Commons ‘21

    Theater Commons ‘21

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    • at Shibaura House
    • in the Odaiba, Kachidoki area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Theater Commons Tokyo is a project to create a collective space for society that harnesses the collective wisdom of theater. By using theater – that is, by applying theatrical ideas – in the context of...More »

  • poster for Flush

    Flush

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    • at Eukaryote
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 17 days

    A group show considering the significance of water and its circulation. More »

  • poster for The Museum in the Multi-layered World

    The Museum in the Multi-layered World

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    • at NTT ICC Inter Communication Center
    • in the Shinjuku area
    • Ends in 17 days

    In recent years, we are hearing about concepts such as “mirror world,” “digital twins,” and “common ground” in various situations. These terms signify the fact that, against a backdrop of increasingly...More »

  • poster for Eiko Ishioka “Survive”

    Eiko Ishioka “Survive”

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    • at Ginza Graphic Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 22 days

    This exhibition focuses on Eiko Ishioka’s work in Japan, from her debut up to her move to New York in the 1980s. The first session of the exhibition will concentrate on her outstanding advertising campaigns...More »

  • poster for Shigeru Hasegawa, Luca Costa, and Naoya Hirata

    Shigeru Hasegawa, Luca Costa, and Naoya Hirata

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    • at Satoko Oe Contemporary
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 23 days

    Satoko Oe Contemporary presents works from Shigeru Hasegawa’s poodle series, new and previous works from last year’s NADA Miami/Tokyo show by Luca Costa, and reconstructed pieces intended to be shown at...More »

  • poster for 1921-2021 Joseph Beuys

    1921-2021 Joseph Beuys

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    • at Museum Haus Kasuya
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Joseph Beuys, a major 20th century artist known for his “social sculptures” and actions questioning social issues such as politics, the economy, and the environment, was born in May 1921. For the 100th...More »

  • poster for Listening: Resonant Worlds

    Listening: Resonant Worlds

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    • at Arts Maebashi
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 24 days

    Through art works, this exhibitions introduces the practice of engaging with the world through the act of listening. More »

  • poster for Stasis Field 2020→2021

    Stasis Field 2020→2021

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    • at Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Ends in 24 days

    ACT (Artists Contemporary TOKAS) is an exhibition series that focuses mainly on artists who have previously participated in a program hosted by Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS). With Tanaka Shusuke, Hirose...More »

  • poster for Prayer and Meditation

    Prayer and Meditation

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    • at Rocky Shore
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Ends in 30 days

    This strange time since the beginning of 2020 has been one for prayer and meditation. This show engages with 6 artists from various parts of the globe. Rocky Shore would like to give viewers the chance...More »

  • poster for Doug Aitken “New Ocean: Thaw”

    Doug Aitken “New Ocean: Thaw”

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    • at Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo introduces an immersive installation by the American artist Doug Aitken. Part of the Hors-les-murs program exhibiting never-before-shown works from the Fondation Louis Vuitton...More »

  • poster for Rescheduled Screening of “Rethinking Postwar Japanese Documentary Films”

    Rescheduled Screening of “Rethinking Postwar Japanese Documentary Films”

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    • at National Film Archive of Japan
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 31 days

    The“Rethinking Postwar Japanese Documentary Films”series that opened in January was cancelled partway through due to the coronavirus. It will resume from February 19 (Friday) with a program of 20 films....More »

  • poster for The Vision of Fantasy That We Have Never Seen is This Splendor

    The Vision of Fantasy That We Have Never Seen is This Splendor

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    • at Yayoi Kusama Museum
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Ends in 32 days

    Yayoi Kusama began her creative career as an artist by depicting the hallucinations she experienced in her childhood, as a means to overcome her fears. Since then, Kusama has continued to produce works...More »

  • poster for Hiraki Sawa “/Home”

    Hiraki Sawa “/Home”

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    • at Ota Fine Arts
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 37 days

    The title of this exhibition is derived from Sawa’s latest video work “/home,” which was shot in 2017, 15 years after his debut. It was filmed at his parents’ home after all the furniture had been removed...More »

  • poster for Nobuhiro Shimura “Throwing Shadows”

    Nobuhiro Shimura “Throwing Shadows”

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    • at Chiba City Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 38 days

    *The museum will not be open in the evenings for the forseeable future. The second exhibition in a creative series focused on “enjoyment through the five senses,” “encounters with materials,” and “the...More »

  • poster for Sunrise Hero Robot

    Sunrise Hero Robot

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    • at Suginami Animation Museum
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 38 days

    Introducing 16 examples of robot animations from the Suginami Ward studio Sunrise Inc. More »

  • poster for Matthew Barney, Carolee Schneemann, Kazuo Shiraga, and Min Tanaka

    Matthew Barney, Carolee Schneemann, Kazuo Shiraga, and Min Tanaka

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    • at Fergus McCaffrey, Tokyo
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 44 days

    Fergus McCaffrey is honored to present Matthew Barney, Carolee Schneemann, Kazuo Shiraga, and Min Tanaka, opening at the gallery’s Tokyo location on Thursday, October 15, 2020. Exhibiting together for...More »

  • poster for Bubbles / Debris: Art of the Heisei Period 1989–2019

    Bubbles / Debris: Art of the Heisei Period 1989–2019

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    • at Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 45 days

    Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art hosts this exhibition at Higashiyama Cube, looking back on the art of the Heisei period (1989–2019), with a focus on the collective activities of the artists concerned....More »

  • poster for Tam Ochiai “Tapetum Lucidum”

    Tam Ochiai “Tapetum Lucidum”

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    • at Maison Hermès
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 45 days

    Paintings, sculpture, photography, and video by the New York-based artist Tam Ochiai.More »

  • poster for Visualize 60 Vol.2

    Visualize 60 Vol.2

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    • at Polylogue
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 50 days

    This exhibition is volume 2 of the Visualize 60 exhibition celebrating the 60th anniversary of Polylogue, which “visualizes” the essence of design and reexamines the Nippon Design Center. More »

  • poster for Screening Event “New Challenges: Japanese Films in the 1980s”

    Screening Event “New Challenges: Japanese Films in the 1980s”

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    • at National Film Archive of Japan
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 69 days

    As Japan became an economic powerhouse and consumerist society in the 1980s, its movies underwent changes as well. While the magnum opus phenomenon of the 1970s became more prevalent, at the same time...More »

  • poster for Artists and the Disaster: Imagining in the 10th Year

    Artists and the Disaster: Imagining in the 10th Year

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    • at Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 73 days

    In response to the Great East Japan Earthquake that occurred on March 11, 2011, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, which itself suffered damage from the disaster, organized an exhibition entitled...More »

  • poster for Views Toward Ainu Culture—Focusing on Photographs from the N.G. Munro Collection

    Views Toward Ainu Culture—Focusing on Photographs from the N.G. Munro Collection

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    • at National Museum of Japanese History
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 73 days

    Photographs of Ainu culture taken by the Scottish physician and archeologist N.G. Munro (1863–1942), who conducted research in Hokkaido from 1930. The film “The Kamui Iomande,” edited by Munro, is also...More »

  • poster for Architecture Which Sings

    Architecture Which Sings

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    • at What
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 94 days

    Inspired by poet and architect Michizo Tachihara this exhibition crosses the boundaries between architecture and literature, featuring 20 study models, sketches, blueprints, and video along with the words...More »

  • poster for Ken + Julia Yonetani “That’s Why I Want To Be Saved”

    Ken + Julia Yonetani “That’s Why I Want To Be Saved”

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    • at Kadokawa Culture Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 95 days

    *Reservations required. *Open 10:00-20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays. Blending science and myth, contemporary artists Ken + Julia Yonetani contemplate environmental collapse, climate change, the pandemic,...More »

  • poster for Joban Line Exhibition

    Joban Line Exhibition

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    • at Railway History Exhibition Hall, former Shimbashi car park
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 122 days

    This exhibition commemorates the one-year anniversary of the complete resumption of operations by the Joban Line, which was heavily impacted by the Great East Japan Earthquake. Look back on the rail’s...More »

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  • poster for Sebastian Masuda “Fantastic Voyage”

    Sebastian Masuda “Fantastic Voyage”

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    • at Kitasenju Buoy
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Inspired by T.S. Elliot, this installation inside an isolation capsule portrays the artist’s private memories and images. *Please make a reservation through the gallery’s websiteMore »

  • poster for Luna Crescente

    Luna Crescente

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    • at Azumatei Project
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Starts in 2 days

    A group exhibition of mid-career artistsMore »

  • poster for Screening Event “Kihachiro Kawamoto and Tadanari Okamoto, Puppet Animation Filmmakers”

    Screening Event “Kihachiro Kawamoto and Tadanari Okamoto, Puppet Animation Filmmakers”

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    • at National Film Archive of Japan
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts in 2 days

    Introducing the works of two leading puppet animators in Japanese filmmaking: Kihachiro Kawamoto and Tadanari Okamoto. A selection of nine works by Kawamoto and eight by Okamoto will be screened. Please...More »

  • poster for Artists’ Fair Kyoto 2021

    Artists’ Fair Kyoto 2021

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    • at The Museum of Kyoto
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Starts in 9 days

    The Artists’ Fair Kyoto was born in 2018 in Kyoto as a new kind of art fair where the artists themselves would plan, manage, and make selections for their exhibition. This event, set up in the hall of...More »

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