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Stranger Than Fiction: Taking Creation Beyond Location

Stranger Than Fiction: Taking Creation Beyond Location

Last year, The Towada Art Center launched "Where is Chiiki?," a project looking at the diversity and challenges of chiiki (regional) artworks, produced by Japanese artists collaborating with local communities. For this exhibition, two artists and one art group are presenting their latest collaborations ...

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Moomin the Art and the Story

Moomin the Art and the Story

Tove Marika Jansson (1914-2001) was born to a family of artists — her father was a sculptor and her mother an illustrator/designer. In 1945, as a form of escapism from World War II, Tove wrote and illustrated her first Moomin book, a depiction of ...

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Children and Adults: What Does This Look Like?

Children and Adults: What Does This Look Like?

Highlighting the materials, techniques and expressions of 60 eye-catching works selected from the Ashiya City Museum of Art and History's contemporary art collection, this exhibition presents pieces by numerous artists, including painter, printmaker and photographer Ei-Q (1911-60), mixed-media artist Yoshinobu Nakagawa and sculptor Kimiyo ...

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Reborn-Art Festival 2019

Reborn-Art Festival 2019

First held in 2017, the Reborn-Art Festival aims to aid the revival of regions and communities in Miyagi Prefecture that were devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami of 2011. Using art, music and food to highlight culture and customs distinct to the ...

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Tokyo 2021

Tokyo 2021

Organized by Toda Corp., "Tokyo 2021" takes place in the construction company's Toda Building headquarters before preparations to rebuild it into a skyscraper begin. As Tokyo readies itself for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Toda looks toward 2021 and beyond, challenging visitors to ...

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Insects: Models for Design

Insects: Models for Design

Though insects are integral to environments and affect our everyday lives, due to their variety, surprisingly little is known about them. Their vibrant colors, physical features and other characteristics and habits, however, often go beyond our imaginations, making them a great inspiration to artists ...

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Izumi Kato: Like a Rolling Snowball

Izumi Kato: Like a Rolling Snowball

Izumi Kato began his career as a painter during the 1990s and later focused on wooden sculptures from the 2000s. Now based in Tokyo and Hong Kong, he is internationally recognized for his series of unusual humanoid figures that, in style and color, bear some ...

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