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'Yokoo Maniarism Vol.1'

Aug 9, 2016

'Yokoo Maniarism Vol.1'

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Aug. 6-Nov. 27 Tadanori Yokoo, the eponymous artist of this Kobe museum, is one of Japan’s most internationally recognized artists. Born in Nishikawa, Hyogo Prefecture, Yokoo is best known for his vibrant poster and album-cover colored illustrations. This exhibition peeks into his personal world ...

'The Quay Brothers Phantom Museums'

Jul 19, 2016

'The Quay Brothers Phantom Museums'

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July 23-Oct. 10 Twins Steven and Timothy Quay, better known as the Quay Brothers or Brothers Quay, are two of the most influential stop-motion animators. Born in America but based in London, the Quay Brothers show strong European influences in their work, which has ...

'Pearls of Belgian Modern Art'

Jul 5, 2016

'Pearls of Belgian Modern Art'

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July 2-Aug 25 To commemorate 150 years of friendship between Japan and Belgium, the Himeji City Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition showcasing Belgian modern art. Often called the “crossroads of Europe,” bordering the Netherlands, Germany and France, Belgium has a long history ...

'Mary Cassatt Retrospective'

Jun 28, 2016

'Mary Cassatt Retrospective'

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Until Sept.11 It has been more than 35 years since a large-scale show of impressionist artist Mary Cassatt’s work has been shown in Japan, making this retrospective of 80 works a must-see for fans. The exhibition includes oil paintings, pastels, prints and drawings, which, ...

'Salvador Dali'

Jun 28, 2016

'Salvador Dali'

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July 1-Sept. 4 One of the most prominent Spanish surrealist painters of the 20th century, Salvador Dali is best known for his striking and dream-like imagery and his flamboyant mustache. More than 200 of Dali’s works will be brought to the Kyoto Museum of ...