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Sense of Humor

Sense of Humor

When art director Katsumi Asaba traveled around the world, he found that humor played an important role in his communication with others and his perception of objects. Likewise, he chooses to express his own sense of humor through his designs and personal collection of ...

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Who Opens Up the World?

Who Opens Up the World?

One of the most powerful aspects of art is its ability to expand our perception of the world by introducing viewers to different concepts and new ways of looking at things. "Who Opens Up the World" presents 100 works from the museum's collection, all selected ...

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New Additions to the Collection

New Additions to the Collection

Since it opened in 2001, the Osaka Museum of History has amassed artworks and items related to the city to present exhibitions covering regional history and culture. Throughout the years, Osaka citizens have also donated countless works and documents, which have been exhibited and ...

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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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