'Ishiuchi Miyako: Grain and Image'

/ Dec 5, 2017

'Ishiuchi Miyako: Grain and Image'

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Dec. 9-March 4 In 2014, Miyako Ishiuchi became the first Asian female photographer to win the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography. Her recent acclaimed series include "Hiroshima" (2007), "portraits" of the damaged belongings of atomic-bomb survivors that were donated to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, ...

'Textile of Masaru Suzuki Exhibition'

/ Dec 5, 2017

'Textile of Masaru Suzuki Exhibition'

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Dec. 9-Jan. 14 Textile designer Masaru Suzuki is best known for Ottaipnu, his brightly colored brand of printed fabrics, but he has also collaborated with other domestic and international brands, including Marimekko and Uniqlo. His talents go beyond textiles to fashion goods, including watches, glasses ...

'Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller'

/ Nov 28, 2017

'Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller'

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Nov. 25-March 11 Canada-born Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller have been collaborating on "audio walks" of the sights and sounds of parks, cities and museums, and installations since 1995. With the aim to make the imperceptible visible and heard, their works utilize cutting edge sound ...

'Views of Kobe Port'

/ Nov 21, 2017

'Views of Kobe Port'

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Nov. 18-Feb. 18 As a port involved in domestic and international trade, Kobe was once at the forefront of Japan's modernism and has been documented through many modern artworks, including oil and watercolor paintings, nihonga (Japanese-style painting), prints and photographs. One of the highlights of this ...

'Winter Journey, Voices of Spring'

/ Nov 14, 2017

'Winter Journey, Voices of Spring'

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Nov. 18-March 25 To complement the Museum of Modern Art, Hayama's Fumiko Hori nihonga (Japanese-style) painting exhibition, the museum is also presenting a show of travel- and season- themed artworks from its collection. In a visual tour of landscapes and scenic views, this exhibition showcases the ...

'Taro Okamoto and Media Art'

/ Oct 31, 2017

'Taro Okamoto and Media Art'

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Nov. 3-Jan. 28 Taro Okamoto (1911-96) and Katsuhiro Yamaguchi first met in 1948 at Ochanomizu Bunka Gakuin while on a modern-art summer course, after which they continued to support and influence each other through art-related movements and gatherings. Okamoto is celebrated as an avant-garde maverick of ...

'Diego Rivera and His Contemporaries'

/ Oct 24, 2017

'Diego Rivera and His Contemporaries'

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Oct. 21-Dec. 10 During the 1920s, Diego Rivera (1886-1957) received worldwide acclaim for his contribution to the Mexican sociopolitical muralism movement. Though his public works are renowned for being influential, Rivera's repertoire also included portraits and genre paintings, which he continued to create throughout his ...

'The Age of Okamoto Shinso'

/ Oct 24, 2017

'The Age of Okamoto Shinso'

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Nov. 1-Dec. 10 Nihonga (Japanese-style painting) artist Shinso Okamoto (1894-1993) first garnered attention when his Kyoto City Specialist School of Painting graduation project was included in a Kokuga Sosaku Kyokai Exhibition, a show notoriously strict in its selection process. He became best-known for his modern re-interpretations ...

'David Shrigley: Lose Your Mind'

/ Oct 17, 2017

'David Shrigley: Lose Your Mind'

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Oct. 14-Jan. 21 British artist David Shrigley is known for depicting everyday situations with a dark sense of humor through a variety of genres, including illustration, sculpture and photography. Though he has been acclaimed for political cartoons and public artworks, he has also blurred the ...