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'So Kuramoto Exhibition: Voice of Forest'

/ Jun 13, 2017

'So Kuramoto Exhibition: Voice of Forest'

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June 16-Aug. 20 This exhibition offers an opportunity to see the personal artwork of script and screenplay writer So Kuramoto, who has produced numerous masterpieces, including the 1980s hit TV show "From the Northern Country." Based in Furano in Hokkaido, Kuramoto focuses on nature, creating colorful ...

'Japan Alps Art Festival 2017'

/ May 30, 2017

'Japan Alps Art Festival 2017'

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June 4-July 30 Located in the northwest of Nagano Prefecture and surrounded by abundant nature, the city of Omachi is often nicknamed the "Entrance of the Japan Alps." "The Japan Alps Festival 2017" — directed by Fram Kitagawa, the curator behind the popular "Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale" ...

'Out of Real'

/ May 16, 2017

'Out of Real'

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May 16-June 25 For this exhibition, the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art has selected of 124 works, including paintings, photography and sculpture, from its collection of 9,000 items. The exhibits all come under the broad theme of "real," which refers to not only realism and reality, ...

'Art is Science'

/ May 2, 2017

'Art is Science'

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April 29-Sept. 18 Since World War II, technology has advanced rapidly, while, more recently, the IT industry has boomed and continues to develop exponentially. Technology always plays an important role in expanding the possibilities of art, especially in multimedia and graphic design, both of which ...

/ Apr 25, 2017

'Ryan Gander: These Wings Aren't for Flying'

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April 29-July 2 British multimedia artist Ryan Gander is known for his conceptual pieces created from everyday objects and materials. His works, which range from paintings to video installations, are inspired by intellectual observations, such as understanding the nature of art, exploring the act of ...

'Yes, We Love Cats Any Time!'

/ Apr 25, 2017

'Yes, We Love Cats Any Time!'

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April 29-June 11 Cats have a long history as subjects of stories and artworks in Japan and were particularly popular in kabuki plays and ukiyo-e prints. It's believed that the animals were first introduced to Japan during the Yayoi Period (200 B.C.-A.D. 250) and became ...