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'Mariko Mori: Cycloid'

Mar 8, 2016

'Mariko Mori: Cycloid'

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March 11-April 23 New York-based contemporary artist Mariko Mori made a name for herself during the 1990s, creating works such as “Play With Me,” which incorporated the Japanese otaku (obsessive fan) influences of anime and cosplay into art. Her recent works, however, are in ...

'Game Boy Tetris: Rutherford Chang'

Mar 1, 2016

'Game Boy Tetris: Rutherford Chang'

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Feb. 22-April 3 A year after his sensational “We Buy White Albums” exhibition, which involved a display of more than 1,000 copies of The Beatles’ 10th album “The Beatles,” New York-based artist Rutherford Chang is back with yet another obsessively repetitive work. Proving itself ...

'Katsukawa Shunsho: Master of Hokusai'

Feb 2, 2016

'Katsukawa Shunsho: Master of Hokusai'

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Feb. 2-March 27 To celebrate the 290th anniversary of Katsukawa Shunsho, the Ukiyo-e Memorial Museum of Art is holding a special exhibition of this leading 18th-century ukiyo-e woodblock-print artist’s work. Katsukawa, who is known in particular for his realistic portrayals of kabuki actors and ...

'Shiseido Art Egg 10'

Feb 2, 2016

'Shiseido Art Egg 10'

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Feb. 3-April 22 Since its establishment in 2006, the “Shiseido Art Egg” has been a set of annual solo shows for the finalists of a public-entry art competition. For its 10th anniversary, the exhibition is featuring the work of installation artist Yoi Kawakubo (Feb. ...

'Daido Moriyama Photo Exhibition'

Jan 19, 2016

'Daido Moriyama Photo Exhibition'

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Jan. 23-Feb. 20 Daido Moriyama’s gritty photography, which often showed the darker side of urban life in postwar Japan, has won him many awards, including the International Center of Photography in New York’s Inifinity Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2012. This exhibition is divided ...

'Leonardo Da Vinci: Beyond the Visible'

Jan 12, 2016

'Leonardo Da Vinci: Beyond the Visible'

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Jan. 16-April 10 To commemorate 150 years of diplomatic relations between Italy and Japan, the Edo Tokyo Museum is hosting a special exhibition on Italy’s most famous Renaissance Man: Leonardo da Vinci. These works brings to Japan for the first time “The Madonna of ...