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'Beacon 2015: Look Up!'

Sep 8, 2015

'Beacon 2015: Look Up!'

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Sept. 10-Oct. 12 Beacon is a collaborative video installation project, featuring the work of artists who were were part of the third IAMAS Artist File — a series of exhibitions run by the Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences and held at the ...

'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 ...