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Anz Kanie “Looking at the world, or all things”

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Anz Kanie “Looking at the world, or all things”
at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
2052-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
Media: Prints
(2017-04-27 - 2017-11-23)

Karuizawa in Nagano Prefecture is artist Anz Kanie’s adoptive hometown. She has spent a lot of time there since childhood, taking much inspiration from the abundant forests and animals there, as well as the meandering rivers, and the gentle breeze. This influence is evident in her artworks, a range of which will be presented here. In this exhibition centering on some of her best known pieces, you can get a sense of Kanie’s supple lines, and the distinctive hues that feature in her works.




Artists who have crossed the seas

Artists who have crossed the seas
at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
2052-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture - Product
(2017-04-27 - 2017-11-23)

In this exhibition celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa, visitors will be invited to explore the genealogy of the museum’s collection, with around 70 works presented on the theme, “artists who have crossed the seas.” These works are by artists who left their home country of Japan in order to base their art practice overseas, not for short-term sojourns, but to spend most of their lives working hard to establish themselves abroad. One such artist is Tsuguharu Foujita, who relocated to France at the beginning of the 20th century and became the darling of Ecole de Paris. On the other hand, Isamu Noguchi and Genichiro Inokuma set up their studios in the United States. They became known in Japan for their accomplishments in continuing the work of the Gutai group and the Mono-ha (school of things) movement that were both prominent in postwar avant-garde art of Japan. Currently it is Yayoi Kusama, Yoshitomo Nara, and Takashi Murakami who are taking on the art world both in Japan and overseas. Venue: 1F Permanent Exhibition Gallery




Kumi Sugai “Dashing Images”

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Kumi Sugai “Dashing Images”
at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa
2052-2 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
Media: Painting
(2017-04-23 - 2017-11-23)

Kumi Sugai is a painter who worked between France and Japan, receiving high international acclaim during his lifetime. Even now, 20 years since Sugai’s death, his works continue to enthrall audiences with their unfading colors. Producing paintings over a period spanning near on six decades, his style underwent major transformations a number of times. Eastern motifs he painted with fine brushes early on in his career gradually became simple voluminous forms in the latter half of the 1950s. The geometric forms seen in works such as those in his “Autoroute” series emerged after 1962, expressing a standardization of color, materials and shaping, and demonstrating a flat and signature style reminiscent of road signs. From the 1980s, Sumai’s compositions began to feature more limited colors, applied with visible brush strokes. This exhibition will introduce a range of his works demonstrating various styles. Venue: 2F Special Exhibitions gallery




Physiology of art, or meditation of transcendental taste

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Physiology of art, or meditation of transcendental taste
at Sezon Museum of Modern Art
2140 Nagakura Serigasawa, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 389-0111
Media: Painting - Nihonga - Sculpture
(2017-07-15 - 2017-11-23)

Sezon Museum of Modern Art is known for prizing quality over quantity; rather than building a comprehensive collection that spans the history of art, the focus is on collecting individual works based on their distinctive qualities. The beauty that is revealed in each of these works and the art that they convey can be considered as unique, and something that cannot be subtituted by another object or work of art. It is understood that both beauty and art are diverse. It may, in fact, be said that it is because of this diversity that new works continue to be created. However old the oldest antiquities may appear, at the time they were produced they would have been accepted as contemporary works of art. This exhibition will introduce works from both the current collection and the collection of Takanawa Art Museum, Sezon Museum of Modern Art’s predecessor. Experience how beauty and art transcend time.




Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey

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Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey
at Utsunomiya Museum of Art
1077 Nagaoka-cho, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi-ken 320-0004
Media: Illustration
(2017-10-08 - 2017-11-26)

This exhibition of original Edward Gorey works that have toured the U.S. in a show organized by The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust and the Brandywine River Museum of Art presents some 350 items, including works from private collections, rare works, documents, and other articles from the elegant enigma of Gorey’s life as an artist.




Graphic Designer Koichi Sato

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Graphic Designer Koichi Sato
at Takasaki Museum of Art
110-27 Yashima-cho, Takasaki-shi, Gunma-ken 370-0849
Media: Graphics - Painting - Talks
(2017-09-16 - 2017-11-26)

Exhibiting major works, high school posters and sketch books, and early theater posters and fliers by Koichi Sato, an important Japanese graphic designer from Takasaki.




Joshibi University of Art and Design x Art Laboratory Hashimoto “Cross references: Case study for collaboration”

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Joshibi University of Art and Design x Art Laboratory Hashimoto “Cross references: Case study for collaboration”
at Art Laboratory Hashimoto
1-34 Oyama-cho, Midori-ku, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 252-0146
Media: Architecture - Sculpture
(2017-11-17 - 2017-11-26)

This exhibition is organized by a team consisting of teachers, curators and staff from Joshibi University of Art and Design and Art Laboratory Hashimoto. Students and faculty members from the university were randomly paired and asked to collaborate on the production of artworks while thinking about each other’s approach and what kind of relationship they could develop. This exhibition follows the process of their collaboration and presents it as a single case study. [Related Events] Gallery Talk Date: Nov. 18 (Sat), 26 (Sun), 14:00-16:00 Talk Event: “Making while connecting” Date: Nov. 18 (Sat), 17:00-18:30 Speaker: Abe Daisuke, Takeshi Takano, Kei Kato *Events in Japanese.




Nihon Minkaen 50th Anniversary Exhibition: ‘Past and Present’ Story

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Nihon Minkaen 50th Anniversary Exhibition: ‘Past and Present’ Story
at Nihon Minkaen
7-1-1 Masugata, Tama-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 214-0032
Media: Photography - Architecture
(2017-04-29 - 2017-11-26)

Minkaen (Japan Open-Air Folk House Museum) opened in April of 1967. This year, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary. To celebrate this major milestone, it will hold a special exhibition which will include items that are usually not for display, such as documents showing the process of Minkaen’s foundation, its original plans, its guidebook and brochure from the first period, and more. Visitors can also get to know the Minkaen’s 50-year history through enjoying sugoroku (a traditional Japanese board game) at the play-corner.




Yuichiro Tamura “Essay: Glory and the End, or that Weekend / Week End”

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Yuichiro Tamura “Essay: Glory and the End, or that Weekend / Week End”
at Oyama City Kurumaya Museum of Art
3-10-34 Otome, Oyama-shi, Tochigi 329-0214
Media: Photography - Video and Film - Party
(2017-09-23 - 2017-11-26)

Yuichiro Tamura and Hiroyuki Hattori have been traveling to Oyama City regularly for the last year, making observations and developing a dialog. During this process, Hattori took an interest in the Oyama City Kurumaya Museum of Art’s unique sense of scale, as well as it’s potential as a public facility, where the boundary between the public and the private are eroded. Meanwhile, Tamura singled out the Nissan Gloria vehicle used by the museum as a thing of interest. This car was once a symbol of abundance in the period of high economic growth during the post-war years, but now it seems that it cuts through the present and future situation of this regional art museum. This exhibition is a chance to think about how we can live better in the years to come. [Related Event] Opening Ceremony: Gallery Tour by the Curator and Artists Event Date: Sep. 23 (Sat) 14:00- Venue: Oyama City Kurumaya Museum of Art *Event in Japanese




Kabuki actor Kikugoro Onoe the 3rd as Gardener Matsugoro - Famous Actor come Bonsai Enthusiast

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Kabuki actor Kikugoro Onoe the 3rd as Gardener Matsugoro - Famous Actor come Bonsai Enthusiast
at The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Saitama
2-24-3, Toro-cho, Kita-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 331-0804
Media: Sculpture
(2017-10-07 - 2017-11-29)

Kikugoro Onoe the 3rd (1784-1849), a popular Kabuki actor in the late Edo period (1603-1868), was also known to be a lover of bonsai. Potted plants often feature in ukiyo-e print portraits of the actor. Kikugoro Onoe the 3rd was not just a fan of bonsai, however, but also got his hands dirty as a gardener following his move to Terajima village, Mukojima in the east of Tokyo. This exhibition will introduce the background and bonsai-related activities of Kikugoro Onoe the 3rd through ukiyo-e prints and various other materials in context of the rise of the gardening culture during the Edo period. Venue: Special Exhibitions Space Part One: Oct. 7 (Sat) - Oct. 31 (Tue) Part Two: Nov. 3 (Fri) - Nov. 29 (Wed) [Related Events] Gallery Talk Event Date: Nov. 5 (Sun), 18 (Sat) 13:30- *Event in Japanese. *Please see the official website for further details.




Kishio Suga New Works

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Kishio Suga New Works
at Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya
856 Itamuro, Nasushiobara-shi, Tochigi 325-0111
Media: Sculpture
(2017-11-01 - 2017-11-29)

Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya has been regularly featurin the work of Kishio Suga since 1991. Its sixteenth exhibition for the internationally acclaimed Mono-ha artist presents around 20 new works of varying sizes, all created from 2015 onward. This is a rare chance to experience Suga’s work outside a museum or gallery in a fully immersive space you can stay in.




15th Anniversary Exhibition: The Tree of Life

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15th Anniversary Exhibition: The Tree of Life
at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
Higashino Clematis no Oka, 347-1 Sunto-gun, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka 411-0931
Media: Painting - Drawing - Nihonga - Sculpture - Installation - Performance Art - Talks
(2017-04-22 - 2017-11-30)

Trees remain a source of fascination to people even in contemporary times. For its 15th anniversary, the Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum presents an exhibition focused on works from its collection on the theme of “the tree of life.” Trees have been depicted in culture throughout the ages. The Bible speaks of the “tree of life” and the “tree of knowledge.” Today not only painters and sculptors but other artists including photographers take up trees as their subjects, creating dialogues with them. Manabu Miyazaki, for instance, spent two years photographing a single hilltop persimmon tree in Nagano Prefecture, recording the changes in its landscape as the months and seasons went by. Seiichi Motohashi has documented the baobab trees of a Senegalese village and the people who live there in photographs and film, interpreting the meanings of the carvings on the trunks of the trees. Sculptor Shigeo Toya heads into forests of Japan with a chainsaw in pursuit of his art. Similarly, Koji Tanada converses with the wood he uses in his carvings of children and youth, imbuing them with the life of their materials. Furthermore, numerous painters feature trees in their works, portraying them on enormous canvases like figures in dreams. See how 15 contemporary artists bring life to their works in dialogue with trees. [Related Event] Performance Artist Kasetsu will give a performance on the theme of “the tree of life.” Artworks created during the performance will displayed at the exhibition. Date: April 28 (Fri) 13:30–15:30 Please see the official website for details and information on more related events.




Rieko Hidaka “Sky and Trees”

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Rieko Hidaka “Sky and Trees”
at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
Higashino Clematis no Oka, 347-1 Sunto-gun, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka 411-0931
Media: Painting - Nihonga
(2017-04-22 - 2017-11-30)

Rieko Hidaka is a painter active in the field of contemporary art who uses traditional materials common to Japanese-style painting, but avoids taking a conventional approach. Her paintings characteristically feature trees, depicting them from a very low vantage point. From her careful outdoor observation and sketches, Hidaka paints trees throughout the seasons in a large format, detailing countless tree trunks, branches, leaves, buds, nooks and crannies. Hidaka creates delicate and highly tonal monochromatic works by establishing layers of mineral pigment on the canvas. Though she has been painting trees since the 1980s, Hidaka’s work has evolved gradually over the years. For this event, her first solo exhibition at a museum in Japan since 2004, Hidaka will present her latest works in the “Distance from the Sky” series. In recent years the artist has paid attention to the display of her works, using methods to expand the space that is produced by the paintings. This is a chance to experience the unique feeling of being immersed in the space created both inside and outside of Hidaka’s works. [Related Events] Rieko Hidaka: Sky and Trees Opening Talk Event Event Date: Apr. 22 (Sat) 15:00-16:30 Venue: The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Clematis no Oka Speakers: Rieko Hidaka, Keisuke Mori (Curator, The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum) Capacity: 100 (booking required) Admission: Free (exhibition admission ticket required) Bookings can be made by telephone. *Event in Japanese *Please see official website for further details.




Felice Beato photographs: people, landscapes, and Japanese Western-style paintings

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Felice Beato photographs: people, landscapes, and Japanese Western-style paintings
at Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art
631 Sakado, Sakura-shi, Chiba-ken 285-8505
Media: Photography
(2017-09-09 - 2017-12-03)

Felice Beato (1834–1909) lived in Japan from the late Edo period into the Meiji era, and from his base in Yokohama he photographed widely in cities such as Edo (present day Tokyo) and Nagasaki, as well as other areas around the country, capturing images of landscapes and scenes of the daily life and customs. His photographs have great appeal for viewers today due to the glimpses they offer of day-to-day life in Japan at that time. Photography has played an important role in modern Japanese visual arts and modes of expression. The techniques of oil painting and photography were introduced to Japan from the late Edo Period into the Meiji era, and Japanese Western-style oil painters were known to use photographs for reference when visualizing landscapes, learning about composition and perspective, and executing oil paintings of high aesthetic and artistic quality. This exhibition will present roughly 180 photographs - with a focus on people and landscapes - that are taken from three albums in the Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art collection, as well as 18 Western-style oil paintings produced in Japan around the same time as these images. This is an opportunity to consider anew the interrelationship between Eastern and Western culture, while comparing how Western eyes saw Japan and, in response to those images, how artists acquired new visions that led to the creation of a new art of their own, born in Japan.




Yutaka Nishimura “Creatures in Yatsugatake”

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Yutaka Nishimura “Creatures in Yatsugatake”
at Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts
3545-1222 Kiyosato, Takane-cho, Kitakoma-gun, Yamanashi-ken 407-0301
Media: Photography - Workshops - Talks
(2017-07-01 - 2017-12-03)

In his work, Yutaka Nishimura looks to capture a wild and unaltered version of the everyday in nature. For this reason, he often shots amidst adverse conditions. Nishimura communicates the delight of making a discovery and observing nature, encouraging viewers of his works to go out and try it for themselves. Around 200 pieces will be presented here, including previously unreleased works as well as key pieces such as his “Dormouse” series, which is part of the museum collection, his debut work that takes Japanese red foxes as its subject, and his recently published children’s photo book, “Quadruplet Squirrel Babies,” which is complied from a series on squirrels of Japan. Get a sense for the vibrant life that exists among the rich nature of Japan’s southern Yatsugatake volcanic region. Children visiting the exhibition can also enjoy trying out squirrel themed paper sumo, a rice farming board game, and various other activities available in the children’s area. [Related Events] Platinum Print Workshop Platinum printing is a classic photography process, the images characterized by delicate color variation. Suitable for those who have never used a darkroom, as well as for those who are looking to incorporate next techniques into their practice. Event Date: November 11 - 12 (2 days) Workshop Leader: Kenji Hosoe (photographer) Admission: ¥30,000 (inc. exhibition entry) Capacity: 8 *Please see the official website for further details *Event in Japanese




A World of Beautiful Garden Paintings

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A World of Beautiful Garden Paintings
at Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
53-2 Yada, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka-ken 422-8002
Media: Nihonga
(2017-10-21 - 2017-12-10)

This exhibition focuses on garden paintings, an important form of Nihonga from the Edo period. It introduces garden paintings from the Kanto and Kansai regions from throughout the Edo era, while also explaining the history of the art form.




Artist Project #2.02 Ken Kitano “Collecting the Lights”

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Artist Project #2.02 Ken Kitano “Collecting the Lights”
at Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
9-30-1 Tokiwa, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 330-0061
Media: Photography - Talks
(2017-10-07 - 2017-12-10)

Ken Kitano is a photographer who focuses on themes such as “cities,” “nature,” and “humans.” In recent years, these themes have come to encompass the earth and the universe, as well as newborn babies. This exhibition will center on works from his “Collecting the Lights Project,” which uses cameras in various locations, including the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama rooftop, that have been set up with long exposure times in order to capture the biannual solstices and trace the movement of the sun. There will also be as yet unreleased new works from the series “Future Others” and selections from Kitano’s 1990s series “Dissolving city.” [Related Events] Talk Event Event Date: Nov. 5 (Sun) 16:00-17:00 Speaker: Ken Kitano Venue: 1F Gallery Admission: Free *Please see the official website for booking and further details. *Event in Japanese.




Spread the message! Communication Painters

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Spread the message! Communication Painters
at Atelier, Kawaguchi Art Gallery
1-76 Namiki-motomachi, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama 332-0033
Media: Painting
(2017-10-28 - 2017-12-10)

Artists in School is a program that was initially established in 2006 that allows professional artists to teach special art classes at public elementary and junior high schools. This exhibition presenting the work of Kensuke Miyazaki, one of these artist teachers, and that of 33 sixth grade students of Higashihongo Elementary School celebrates the renewal of this initiative. Their works are on the theme of wisdom, ways of living, and losing oneself in thought. The exhibition space is larger that in previous years and the event will run for a longer period. Works produced by the children at school will be on display as of November 11 (Sat). [Related Events] Workshop: “Share it with the world: Make a picture” Event Date: Nov. 11 (Sat) A: 10:30-12:00 (junior high school students and above), B: 14:00-15:30 (elementary school students) Workshop Leader: Kensuke Miyazaki Admission: ¥500 *Event in Japanese *Please see the official website for booking.




Hiromi Tanaka Exhibition

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Hiromi Tanaka Exhibition
at Gallery Pepin
1470-10 Omaki, Midori-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 336-0922
Media: Painting
(2017-10-26 - 2017-12-14)

Hiromi Tanaka completed her undergraduate studies at Joshibi University of Art and Design in 2002, later graduating from the university’s postgraduate school in 2004. She was selected to participate in the VOCA (Vision of Contemporary Art) exhibition in 2009 and has continued to produce work as a mid-career artist. In Tanaka’s works, lines in muted yellow hues are painted on canvases that remain predominantly white. While looking at the works, viewers will notice that the yellow lines actually depict the ridge lines of mountains. Upon closer viewing, however, overlapping colors underlying the white (snow) layer start to emerge. Tanaka applies many different layers of color before covering them with white paint, allowing her to cut back through the paint in order for the vivid yet faint colors to be revealed. As a climbing and trekking enthusiast, Tanaka doesn’t simply imagine these landscapes, but also records them with her own body.




The Century of Bicycle – Bicycle = Life + Design + Ecology

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The Century of Bicycle – Bicycle = Life + Design + Ecology
at Sakura City Museum of Art
210 Shinmachi, Sakura-shi, Chiba-ken 285-0023
Media: Product - Talks
(2017-10-28 - 2017-12-17)

Sakura City in Chiba Prefecture has become a destination for cycling enthusiasts in recent years as the setting for the animated version of the popular manga “Yowamushi Pedal” about competitive racing. This exhibition introduces the history, lifestyles, arts, and future of bicycles from a variety of angles, telling the story of the close relationship between society and the bicycle over the past century. [Event] Sakura Architectural Cycling Tour Date: Nov. 11 (Sat) 10:00–16:00 Participants: 20 (Must be able to cycle 20 km) Meeting point: Wayo Women’s University Sakura Seminar House Ending point: Sakura City Museum of Art Reservations: required Admission fee: required Please see the official website for reservations, details, and information on more related events.




Tsunetomi Kitano Exhibition

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Tsunetomi Kitano Exhibition
at Chiba City Museum of Art
3-10-8 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Chiba City, Chiba 260-8733
Media: Nihonga
(2017-11-03 - 2017-12-17)

This retrospective marking 70 years since the death of Kanazawa-born artist Tsunetomi Kitano (1880-1947) includes masterpieces presented at previous governmental and institutional exhibitions, as well as works by his followers and other related materials. You can discover the attraction of Kitano’s work, which combines the excessive and the orderly, the sacred and the mainstream. Kitano started out working on plates for newspapers, but relocated to Osaka at the age of 17 and turned to painting, making a name for himself by producing illustrations for novels serialized in the newspapers. He established himself as a Japanese-style nihonga painter when “Sudaku mushi (Chirping Insects)” became his first work to be selected for the Bunten Exhibition, and the following year “Sobae (Rain and Shine)” received three awards at the same event. Meanwhile, he also gained a reputation as a popular bijin-ga (painter of beautiful women) poster artist. In 1914, Kitano successfully submitted his work “Negai o ito (Thread of Hope)” to the 1st Inten Exhibition, presenting his painting alongside Kaburagi Kiyokata from Tokyo and Shoen Uemura from Kyoto, also continuing his activities as a leading bijin-ga in Osaka. Early on in the Taisho era (1912-1926) he was known as one of the “devils of the art world” for his glamorous depictions of women, which demonstrated his impressive technique and free thinking. Later in the Taisho period there was a deepening of his inner expressions, and going into the Showa years thereafter his work was characterized by a more colorful modern yet refined style.




“Hogai Kano and the Big Four: Modern Japanese Painting, Another Vein”

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“Hogai Kano and the Big Four: Modern Japanese Painting, Another Vein”
at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
1-4-27 Kugawa, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi-ken 400-0065
Media: Nihonga - Workshops - Talks
(2017-11-03 - 2017-12-17)

Hogai Kano (1828-1888) is an artist who represents the dawn of modern Japanese painting, his masterpiece “Hibo Kannon,” produced for the emperor, hailed as a turning point that shines brightly in the narrative of Japanese art history. Following on the heels of Kano, Shusui Okakura (1869-1950), Fuho Oka (1869-1940), Shotetsu Takaya (1866-1945), and Tenjo Honda (1867-1946) rose as the next generation of ground-breaking painters. This is the first exhibition to honor the work of these four pioneering artists, following their journey through largely unknown works and materials introduced to the public here for the first time. Alongside these, masterpieces by artists who established the foundations of modern Japanese painting, such as Kano and Gaho Hashimoto, will also be presented. The exhibition will be comprised of around 90 works in total. *The works on display will change during the exhibition period. Part 1: Nov. 3 - 26 Part 2: Nov. 28 - Dec. 17 [Related Events] Children’s Museum: “Japan” Transforms! Event Date: Nov. 23 (Thu) 10:00-11:30, 13:30-15:00 Venue: Workshop Space Capacity: 20 (including accompanying adults) Admission: Free (booking required) *Suitable for elementary school students (children under 9 should be accompanied by an adult). *Event in Japanese. *Please see the official website for booking and further details.




Moto Hagio Science Fiction Works - Exploring the universe, visiting other worlds

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Moto Hagio Science Fiction Works - Exploring the universe, visiting other worlds
at Sano Art Museum
1-43 Nakatacho, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka 411-0838
Media: Illustration - Manga
(2017-11-11 - 2017-12-23)

Manga artist Moto Hagio has worked on a wide range of genres since making her debut with “Ruru to Mimi (Ruru and Mimi)” in 1969, some of her best known masterpieces being “Poe no Ichizoku (Poe’s Clan)” and “The Heart of Thomas.” She was a member of the Year 24 Group along with other female manga authors such as Yumiko Oshima, who was also gaining in popularity at the time, and together they built the golden age of girls’ “shojo” manga during the 1970s. It was against this backdrop that she released “They were Eleven” in 1975, which was a fully-fledged work of science fiction unprecedented in the shojo manga category, and which caused a wave of shock in the industry. Since then, she has produced further titles such as “Hyaku Oku no Hiru to Sen oku no Yoru (Ten billion noons and one hundred billion nights” (based on the story by Ryu Mitsuse), “Star red,” and “Marginal,” continuing to attract many fans. This exhibition is based on the event held at Kichijoji Art Museum in Musashino City in April 2016, presenting original color illustrations produced by Hagio at the dawn of the science fiction genre in shojo manga. There will be roughly 400 works on exhibit, with around 120 added since the previous show.




Livres d’enfance français, Collection Kashima Shigeru

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Livres d’enfance français, Collection Kashima Shigeru
at Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi
2003 Hinata-cho, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma-ken 374-0076
Media: Illustration - Drawing - Workshops - Talks
(2017-09-23 - 2017-12-24)

This is the first time for these French picture books treasured for many years in the collection of rare Western books belonging to Shigeru Kashima, a scholar of French literature, to be shown in public. They date mainly from the late nineteenth century, when fine children’s books emerged, to the early twentieth century, when subtle, modern, and lively pictures played the leading role. The entirety of this collection rich in charming, beautiful French picture books is revealed here.




Oil Paintings - Landcapes and Still Life Works by Heizo Kanayama

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Oil Paintings - Landcapes and Still Life Works by Heizo Kanayama
at Kawaguchiko Museum of Art
3170 Kawaguchi, Fuji Kawaguchiko-cho, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi 401-0304
Media: Painting
(2017-10-28 - 2017-12-24)

If discussed in terms of artistic categories, painter Heizo Kanayama would most likely be designated as a revivalist who worked primarily in the realist tradition. However, if you look closely at Kanayama’s realism you will notice that, whether it is a still life or a landscape, unexpected details are omitted from the work by sometimes rough brush strokes. In this sense his works are very obviously different to more detailed depictions of the kind photorealistic paintings are known for, giving his approach a strong sense of individuality. This exhibition is composed of around 80 works, organized in cooperation with the Kaneko Collection.




The Poetry of Gozo Yoshimasu

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The Poetry of Gozo Yoshimasu
at Ashikaga Museum of Art
2-14-7 Tori, Ashikaga-shi, Tochigi-ken 326-0814
Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography
(2017-11-03 - 2017-12-24)

Gozo Yoshimasu (1939-) has been at the forefront of contemporary Japanese poetry since the 1960s. His activity, which continues to draw great interest, extends beyond the scope of ​​words and poetry to include photography, video, sculpture and much more. Yoshimasu’s poetry that pushes linguistic boundaries has traveled throughout Japan and around the world, receiving acknowledgement from all kinds of people, both well-known and unknown, in the East and West. This exhibition will explore his representative works produced during various periods over the last half century, looking at individual poems and photographs, and presenting these alongside artworks and various materials by related artists.




Sawada Kyoichi: From Home to Battle Zone

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Sawada Kyoichi: From Home to Battle Zone
at Izu Photo Museum
347-1 Higashino Clematis no Oka, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka 411-0931
Media: Photography
(2017-09-09 - 2017-12-25)

Sawada Kyoichi was born in the northern Japanese city of Aomori in 1936. He worked at the US military base in Misawa before heading to Indochina in 1965, when the war was ablaze. During the years when the Vietnam War steadily escalated, Sawada was on the front lines photographing events right up until he was shot to death in 1970 at the age of 34. In the five years he spent in the war zone, he produced numerous masterpieces and won international recognition. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for a group of photographs that included “Flee to Safety,” which captured Vietnamese people driven from their homes, struggling desperately to survive. The image confronted the world with the cruel reality of the battle zone. This exhibition presents roughly 300 images, including previously unreleased photographs and original wire photos Sawada sent back from the front. The photographs evoke both his homeland and the battle zones, crisscrossed by life and death. They allow us to examine the face of the Vietnam War that Sawada unflinchingly sought to convey. This is an opportunity to contemplate the “American War.”




Naoki Ishikawa “Capturing the Light of Map on This Planet”

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Naoki Ishikawa “Capturing the Light of Map on This Planet”
at Ichihara Lakeside Museum
75-1 Funyu, Ichihara-shi, Chiba 290-0554
Media: Photography - Talks
(2017-10-21 - 2017-12-28)

The globetrotting photographer Naoki Ishikawa (b. 1977) trekked from the North Pole to the South Pole when he was just 22 years old and scaled the world’s seven highest summits at the age of 23. He undertakes his extensive travels throughout Japan and around the world with an anthropological and ethnological eye, developing an original style of photography. This exhibition, which debuted under the same title at Art Tower Mito in February 2017, surveys Ishikawa’s career from his early through recent work. It takes the viewer on vicarious voyages with his photography and reveals a new “map of the planet” charted from his unique perspective. Motoki Ishikawa Architect and Associates Inc. has designed an exhibition space recreating mountains and islands, while sound artist Yasuhiro Morinaga has teamed up with Naoki Ishikawa to present new photographs and sound recordings collected while doing fieldwork in Southeast Asia. [Event] Artist Talk by Naoki Ishikawa Date: Nov. 23 (Thurs) 14:00–16:00 Admission: 1000 yen (museum ticket also needed) In Japanese. Please see the official website for reservations and details.




10th Anniversary Exhibition “Keith Haring and Japan: Pop to Neo-Japonism”

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10th Anniversary Exhibition “Keith Haring and Japan: Pop to Neo-Japonism”
at Nakamura Keith-Haring Collection
10249-7 Kobuchizawamachi, Kitamori-shi, Yamanashi 408-0044
Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
(2017-02-05 - 2018-01-08)

The Nakamura Keith Haring Collection, the only museum in the world dedicated to the collection of Keith Haring’s artwork, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017. This exhibition focuses on the footprints Haring left in Japan, exploring his liberating and diverse point of view in works expressing Japanese aesthetics. It also features an important mural made with 500 children at Parthenon Tama, Tokyo in 1987. This work is the culmination of an art that communicates beyond language. On his first visit to Japan, Haring made drawings on mediums unique to Japan, such as folding screens, scrolls, kites and fans with Sumi ink. Haring had not only been influenced by his early introduction to Zen but also inspired by Eastern philosophy, including both cultural and literary elements. He experienced the height of Tokyo’s economic boom of the 80’s, and the dichotomy of ultra-modern and the traditional was both a source of fascination and inspiration for him. After the success of his revolutionary art project Pop Shop, which inherited the concept of his break out graffiti project Subway Drawings, Haring opened Pop Shop Tokyo in Aoyama, Tokyo in 1988. The shop was a sensation and many people waited in line just to get a glimpse of Haring’s pop-style.




A Bounty of Art

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A Bounty of Art
at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
Ikaho Green Bokujo, 2855-1 Kanai, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma-ken 377-0027
Media: Painting - Nihonga
(2017-09-16 - 2018-01-08)

During the long history of Japanese art, a great many painters have left behind a legacy of exquisite masterpieces. The Kano painters stand out as the largest school and one whose dominance lasted more than 400 years. One of the major centerpieces of the Hara Rokuro Collection is a series of picture scrolls originally created by Kano-school artists as fusuma-e (partition paintings) for the Nikko-in guest hall at Mi’idera (Onjoji) temple. Japanese art evolved through contact with the culture of continental China, with the influence of one Qing dynasty painter, Shen Nanping, having a particularly deep effect on many Japanese painters, such as Okyo Maruyama and Kokan Shiba. Kokan, who also researched Western-style painting and the use of oil paints, was a forerunner of modern painting in Japan. The richness of expression by this varied group of masters awaits you. Venue: Kankai Pavilion (Traditional East Asian Art) Part I: Sep. 16 (Sat), 2017 – Nov. 15 (Wed), 2017 Part II: Nov. 17 (Fri), 2017 – Jan. 8 (Mon), 2018




Kengo Kito “Multiple Star Ⅲ”

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Kengo Kito “Multiple Star Ⅲ”
at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
Ikaho Green Bokujo, 2855-1 Kanai, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma-ken 377-0027
Media: Installation
(2017-09-16 - 2018-01-08)

This is the third and final installment of the three part ten-month exhibition currently being held in Gallery A at Hara Museum Arc. In Part I, Kengo Kito unveiled an installation comprising 1,300 hula hoops, a favorite motif of the artist, which filled the large space with color and liveliness. For Part II, Kito captivated viewers with mostly new, energetic works that imbued the exhibition space with a special kind of tension. For the artist, who recently celebrated his 40th birthday, Part III represents a culmination of his creative activities to date in the form of a new large-scale installation. Made specifically for the venue, the installation follows Kito’s past creations in the way they changed appearance depending on the light or movement of the viewer. This aspect was manifested in such pieces as a rotating disk comprised of numerous discrete mirrors that produced an ever-changing pattern from the reflected image or scene, or numerous scarves stitched together, each with a totally different pattern. In the new installation, elements from previous explorations interact in complex ways to form a single work of art. Kito’s ambitious use of space is sure to surprise and delight. Kito produces artworks incorporating colorful materials common in everyday life using a variety of expressive methods, including large-scale installation, sculpture and painting. Featured in the exhibition title, the term “multiple star” refers to a system of three or more stars that appear to be in close proximity to each other when viewed from the earth.




Layered Forms - Selections from the Hara Museum Collection

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Layered Forms - Selections from the Hara Museum Collection
at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
Ikaho Green Bokujo, 2855-1 Kanai, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma-ken 377-0027
Media: Graphics - Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
(2017-09-16 - 2018-01-08)

The keyword behind the works from the Hara Museum Collection featured in this exhibition is “layer,” a reference not only to a work’s structural aspect, but also to the idea of “layers of meaning.” In his assemblage of stacked portraits, Christian Boltanski has created an altar with each young girl’s face a metaphor for a memory of life and death. Lee Ufan’s work is comprised of a repeating pattern of dark, fading lines against white negative space. In Yoshitomo Nara’s work, we sense both hope and despair in the eyes of a girl standing in a war zone, eyes that seem to trace the lyrics of an anti-war song. In Kohei Nawa’s work, a stuffed doe is covered with transparent spheres that transform its existence into a “PixCell” (i.e., “picture” + “cell”). Explore the layered meanings in these and other works. [Featured Artists] Arman, Koji Enokura, Shinro Ohtake, Gilbert & George, Yayoi Kusama, Christian Boltanski, Jae-Eun Choi,Tokihiro Sato, Tabaimo, Yoshitomo Nara, Kosai Hori, Tomio Miki, Tadanori Yokoo, Katsuro Yoshida, Lee Ufan, Louise Nevelson, Robert Rauschenberg and others




Works on Paper

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Works on Paper
at Rin Art Association
MACRO Building, 5-24 Iwaoshimachi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma 370-0044
Media: Painting - Drawing - Party
(2017-11-18 - 2018-01-14)

Introducing drawings by artists of the same generation in a show curated by Kengo Kuma.




Flap-flop, Clap-clop: A Place Where Words Are Born
Flap-flop, Clap-clop: A Place Where Words Are Born at Arts Maebashi 5-1-16 Chiyodamachi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma 371-0022 Media: Graphics - Painting - Sculpture - Sound - Performance Art - Workshops - Talks (2017-10-20 - 2018-01-16) Hikkuri-ko, gakkuri-ko – the sound of footsteps under the influence of a little alcohol? Rendered in the exhibition’s English title as “Flap-flop, Clap-clop,” this is how Sakutaro Hagiwara, in an unpublished manuscript, transcribed the sound and feel of a nighttime walk around the city. We walk toward other places, encounter other people. Sometimes we have a purpose, sometimes we go where the wind blows. Because we cannot live alone, we turn to somebody else and speak words. Words are what connect us with other living people; to use words is also to live, to create, to weave, to sing, to think, to seek. Though we are never quite in touch with these words. The works of poets feature words that slip through our fingers, words that have sloughed off their meanings, words that carry an unbearable weight - but they also depict the faintest tremors of the heart that could not be captured without words. To us, words themselves also constitute the other - all the more reason why we must take a close look at their appearance, at their character. In recent times, the concerns of cultural anthropology - the formation of words tied to physical acts like speech and song, say, or regional writing and poetry - have borne on how we look at words. The technologies of printing and the internet radically transformed the character of words that once had a close connection with the body and with nature. Now, the increase in moving images is reaffirming to us the real variety of bodies and types of speech in existence. Then there is the experience of crises such as war and natural disasters. While these cast doubt and criticism on language-centric reason and rationalism, they can also be seen as opportunities to refine our delicate understanding of words. Think of strategies to avoid being dispossessed of one’s language by confining it to a private sphere, or of radical experiments to wrench words from their molds and set them free. It is a characteristic of times of crisis that such efforts become more apparent.  As we pass from the early period of internet democracy into the “post-truth” age, today’s words are confronted with issues of division and security. This exhibition has been planned with a view to drawing attention to what artists, who contemplate words through their own acute senses, feel and express - particularly in this so-called “post-truth” age. Welcome to a place where words come into being, born out of our existence and culture. Artists: Tomomi Adachi, Ryoji Arai, Hideki Uragami, Gakyu Osawa, Chikutai Osawa, Yoko Ono, oblaat, Tatsuo Kawaguchi, On Kawara, Francesco Cangiullo, Katsue Kitazono, Shinpei Kusano, John Cage, Mieko Shiomi, Kurt Shiwitters, Keiko Shiraishi, Hiraku Suzuki, Tullio D’Albisola, Tristan Tzara, Kazuo Tomiya, TOLTA, Seiichi Niikuni, ni_ka, Kyojiro Hagiwara, Sakutaro Hagiwara, Naoyo Fukuda, Yumi Fuzuki, Ben Vautier, George Maciunas, Maniackers Design, [...]



Rethinking Bernard Buffet: Half A Century of Masterpieces

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Rethinking Bernard Buffet: Half A Century of Masterpieces
at Bernard Buffet Museum
Higashino Clematis no Oka, 515-57 Sunto-gun, Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka 411-0931
Media: Painting - Drawing
(2017-03-18 - 2018-01-16)

Bernard Buffet made his debut as a painter at the age of 20, becoming famous for his portraits that characteristically use straight black lines and subdued hues to embody the social anxiety and void following the war. In order to prepare for solo exhibitions he held each year and expand his language of expression, in 1952 Buffet began setting himself themes to paint by, such as “passion” and “circus.” By following the various themes that Buffet painted it is possible to trace his struggle as a painter and the evolution of his much praised “Buffet style.” This exhibition will introduce the “Japan” series and the other materials that formed the basis of his 1981 exhibition, while also exploring the close relationship between Japan and Buffet. More than 100 key works from the museum collection that span half a century will be presented. [Related Events] Gallery Tours Event Dates: Every Fourth Sunday during the exhibition period. Event Time: 11:15- (Duration: approx. 30 mins.) No booking required. *Event in Japanese. *See official website for further details.




David Shrigley “Lose Your Mind”

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David Shrigley “Lose Your Mind”
at Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito
1-6-8 Goken-cho, Mito-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 310-0063
Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Animation - Workshops - Talks
(2017-10-14 - 2018-01-21)

Art Tower Mito is holding Japan’s first large-scale solo exhibition of the work of acclaimed British artist David Shrigley, known for his darkly humorous take on everyday situations. David Shrigley works in a wide range of media, including drawing, animation, sculpture and photography. He moves easily between the worlds of high art and popular culture, collaborating with high-profile musicians and fashion brands, whilst also producing political cartoons and public artworks. The provocative title of the exhibition, “Lose Your Mind,” can be seen as an expression of a unique sense of humour that is present through the entire oeuvre of Shrigley. For the first time in Japan, the exhibition, presented in partnership with the British Council, comprehensively introduces the diverse activities of the artist, presenting an immensity of his drawings, darkly humorous animations, surreal sculptures and conceptual works that gently undermine the seriousness of art. Additionally, a balloon replica of his public artwork Really Good, which has been gaining attention since it was unveiled at Trafalgar Square in London in autumn 2016, will have its world premiere at the exhibition. Enjoy the world of David Shrigley, illuminated by dark humour, which, one may say, is unique to British culture. [Related Event] 1. Artist Talk Date and Time: 14th Oct (Sat), 2017 14:00-15:00 Guest: David Shrigley Venue: Workshop room, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito Capacity: 70 (reservation unnecessary, first-come-first-served basis) *Numbered tickets are distributed from 11:00 in front of the venue. *Fee is included in the admission for the exhibition. 2. Session! - Gallery Tour with the visually impaired Dates: 9th Dec (Sat) 2017, 13th Jan (Sat) 2018 Time: 15:00-17:00 Capacity: 5(reservation required, first-come-first-served basis) Fee: ¥1000(including the admission of the exhibition) *Only in Japanese. 3. Weekend Gallery Talk Date: 28th Oct (Sat), 2017, to 21th Jan (Sun), 2018. Every Saturday and Sunday during the period of the exhibition except 19th Nov (Sun), 6th Jan (Sat) and 7th Jan (Sun). Time: Starts at 14:30 (Gallery talk lasts approximately 40 minutes.) Venue: Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito *A gallery talk might be canceled due to circumstances. *Fee is included in the admission for the exhibition. *Only in Japanese *Please see the official website for further details




Tomiyuki Kaneko “Asian Deities”

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Tomiyuki Kaneko “Asian Deities”
at Gallery Ohrin
1F Ohrinkan, Hitachinokuni Izumotaisha, 2001 Fukuhara, Kasama-shi, Ibaraki 309-1634
Media: Painting - Nihonga - Party
(2017-10-15 - 2018-01-28)

Tomiyuki Kaneko’s work has been garnering attention for the high impact it has on viewers, with works like “Red Banas Pati Raja” (2012) selected for use as the main visual for the “Domani: The Art of Tomorrow” exhibition held at The National Art Center, Tokyo last year, and “World Serpent” (2012) selected for the group exhibition “SerpentiForm,” organized by BVLGARI and hosted at the Art Science Museum, Singapore this year. . Kaneko has been interested in the world of morality since childhood, and after majoring in Japanese-style nihonga painting at Tohoku University of Art and Design, he traveled to Cambodia and worked on figurative sketches based on the art of Buddhism, Hinduism, and other spiritual beliefs. He continues to work on depictions of invisible spiritual entities, such as Japanese yokai (spirits) and kami (gods), while working out of Yamagata in the north of Japan. This exhibition will present Kaneko’s manifestation of figures such as the trinity of Hindu gods of creation, preservation, and destruction, which were later adopted by Buddhism and brought to Japan, as well as to Indonesia in the form of the mythological character Barong Macan.




Art is Science Ⅱ

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Art is Science Ⅱ
at Karuizawa New Art Museum
1151-5 Karuizawa-cho Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano 389-0102
Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Sound
(2017-10-07 - 2018-03-31)

This summer, Karuizawa New Art Museum hosted “Art is Science,” focusing on artistic expressionism that has emerged from the advancement of scientific technology. From the early 20th century and into the post-war period, there was experimental use of scientific technology in art. We now notice that this has influenced our esthetic sensibilities and contributes to their diversity. In “Art is Science Ⅱ,” the museum will continue to address the idea of new horizons, looking at artists who have been working on links with science in contemporary art. In 1973 a British-born artist Harold Cohen (1928-2016) invented “Aaron,” an automatic drawing machine. Through numerous trial-and-error experiments with his computers, Cohen pursued not only artistic expressions generated from human drawings and colors, but also sought out creations by Artificial Intelligence that could learn and develop autonomously. John Cage (1912-1992) is well known as an avant-garde composer of experimental music, who presented “Radio Music” (1958) and “Cartridge Music” (1960) by making use of the capacities of machines such as radios and microphones. Through examples such as these, we can see there has been use of scientific technologies to embody ideas in conceptual aspects. In this exhibition you can encounter a variety of works that are the result of artists’ unflagging enthusiasm for fresh expressions in the new era. While some works are sure to astonish visitors with their novelty appeal, others may elicit strange feelings, challenging stereotypical views.




3rd “My Best Work” Exhibition - Painting the Ideal Landscape: Scenes Unlike Photographs Emerge

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3rd “My Best Work” Exhibition - Painting the Ideal Landscape: Scenes Unlike Photographs Emerge
at Hoki Museum
3-15 Asumigaokahigashi, Midori-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 267-0067
Media: Painting - Talks
(2017-11-18 - 2018-05-20)

Introducing a variety of works from more than 20 brand new collections by popular painters of realism, this exhibition is comprised of a total of around 140 items, including a number of new portraits, that will be displayed throughout the nine galleries of varying sizes. Discover the ideal landscapes that these artists pursue in their paintings. In Gallery 1, approximately 40 works depicting everything from distant foreign landscapes to more familiar scenery will be on display. Furthermore, Gallery 8 will undergo a total rehang of all new works for the first time in eight years. This will include around 14 masterpieces by big names such as Hiroshi Noda, Toshiro Aoki, Hiroshi Hada, Nobuyuki Shimamura, Atsuhi Suwa, Kenichiro Ishiguro, Fumihiko Gomi, Osamu Ono, Toshihiro Ohata, Shuichi Fujihara, and Ryo Shiotani. You can hear all about the approach and intentions of these individuals painters via the accompanying audio guide (Japanese only).




Ibaraki Museum of Modern Art Permanent Exhibition

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Ibaraki Museum of Modern Art Permanent Exhibition
at Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki
666-1 Higashi-Kubo, Senbacho, Mito, Ibaraki 310‐0851
Media: Painting

With works from the Ibaraki area as the nucleus, objects in the museum’s permanent collection are shown systematically so that the history of modern and contemporary art can be easily understood.




Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art Permanent Exhibition

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

The museum collection consists of 1210 pieces centering upon 20th century works depicting the . 540 are works by Renoir, Bonnard, Picasso, Matisse, Leger, Chagall, Kokoschka, Milo, Dali, and de Kooning, and 670 are by unique Japanese artists. 130-200 selections from the permanent collection are on display at any given time, and will rotate every quarter.




Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani Permanent Exhibition

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Metal Art Museum Hikarinotani Permanent Exhibition
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, the two were opposites in artistic viewpoints; Katori emphasized tradition while Tsuda called for revolution. Works on display will be rotated every three months.




Motohiro Tomii "Special Exhibition = Permanent Collection Exhibition"

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Motohiro Tomii "Special Exhibition = Permanent Collection Exhibition"
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, where ARCUS Studio is located, has a music room, cooking room, and craft shop, and the facilities are used by neighborhood residents regularly. The exhibition does not have a closing date, and all works will be exhibited until they decay naturally. Opening Reception: March 22nd (Sat), 18:30- at ARCUS Studio Please contact venue to attend by phone or fax. (0297-46-2600)




Permanent Outdoor Installation Exhibition

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Permanent Outdoor Installation Exhibition
at Hara Museum Arc (Gunma)
Ikaho Green Bokujo, 2855-1 Kanai, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma-ken 377-0027
Media: Sculpture - Installation

New permanent installations by three internationally renowned contemporary artists debut in the fall of 2016 at Hara Museum ARC: Olafur Eliasson’s “Sunspace for Shibukawa,” Lee Bul’s “A Fragmentary Anatomy of Every Setting Sun,” and Jean-Michel Othoniel’s “Kokoro.” The museum hopes visitors will enjoy these outdoor installations together with exhibitions of contemporary art and traditional art on view art ARC.




Tenshin Okakura Memorial Room Exhibition

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Tenshin Okakura Memorial Room Exhibition
at Tenshin Memorial Museum Of Art, Ibaraki
2083 Tsubaki, Otsu-cho, Kitaibaraki-shi, Ibaraki-ken 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.