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'5th Anniversary Festival!!'

Aug 4, 2015

'5th Anniversary Festival!!'

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Aug. 10-30 Yoshimi Arts is celebrating its fifth anniversary with an exhibition that looks back on its history via the works of artists who have held opening shows there. The artists represented include Miki Sato, who was the first to hold an exhibition at ...

'Bakemono'

Jul 28, 2015

'Bakemono'

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Aug. 1-Sept. 13 “Bakemono” is a Japanese term to describe imaginary monsters, which in Japan have a long history in religion and culture. Traditional festivals, for example, feature creatures such as namahage demons, as well as rituals, including shishi-mai lion dancing, and the love ...

'War and Postwar: The Prism of the Times'

Jul 14, 2015

'War and Postwar: The Prism of the Times'

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July 18-Jan. 31 To mark the anniversary of the end of World War II, the Izu Photo Museum is showcasing a wide selection of both war and postwar photojournalism and propaganda posters. A collaboration with the Japan Camera Industry Institute, the exhibition features well-known ...

'Lucie Rie: A Retrospective'

Jul 7, 2015

'Lucie Rie: A Retrospective'

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July 7-Aug. 30 To commemorate 20 years since the death of Lucie Rie, one of Europe’s most renowned studio potters of the 20th century, the Chiba City Museum of Art is presenting her creative legacy through a retrospective of her work. Recognized internationally, Rie ...

'Nobuaki Onishi: Vacuum'

May 19, 2015

'Nobuaki Onishi: Vacuum'

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May 23-June 20 Back in Japan after a year of study and research in Europe, Nobuaki Onishi is now holding his third solo exhibition at Gallery Nomart. Onishi is known for works that subvert notions of reality by playing on our perception of objects ...

'A General Collection: Green'

May 12, 2015

'A General Collection: Green'

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May 13-July 12 The admiration of forests, a love of nature and the artistic manipulation of the color green are three perspectives that the Menard Art Museum recommends visitors consider when viewing this exhibition. Using the broad theme of the color green, the museum ...