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Noboru Tanaka + Masanori Nishimura “Resonance of the Landscape”

Nov 1, 2016 - Apr 30, 2018
Art Court Gallery, 1-8-5 Tenmabashi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi
Osaka, 530-0042 Japan

Art Court Gallery Until Apr 30, 2018 This open-air exhibition will be set along the OAP Sculpture Path until April 2018. Witness Noboru Tanaka’s nature-themed granite sculptures including Black Rain and Sound of Wind. Also explore Masanori Nishimura’s ethereal Blossom Tunnel and giant yellow Schoolchild Umbrella/Raining Light sculpture, among other works. Open: 11am–7pm (until 5pm

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¥510
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Hanaya Kanbei: A Photographer and His Age

Nov 19, 2016 - Mar 19, 2017
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, 1-1-1 Wakinohama Kaigandori, Chuo-ku
Kobe, 651-0073

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art Hanaya Kanbei was a photographer active in Ashiya City, Hyogo prefecture from the pre-war era. Born in Osaka in 1903, he later bought a photography supply shop and co-founded the amateur Ashiya Camera Club in 1930. He and his fellow club members experimented with design techniques already occurring in the

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¥800
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Whose Manga Is It?

Nov 23, 2016 - Feb 7, 2017
Kyoto International Manga Museum, Nakagyo-ku, Karasuma-Oike
Kyoto, Kyoto 604-0846 Japan

Kyoto International Manga Museum Until Feb 7 This exhibition explores the question, “Who is manga for?” through the lens of three specific genres: educational manga, satirical manga, and moe bijin shojo illustrations. These subjects are interpreted from the viewpoints of conventional audiences and those with non-traditional perspectives such as international fans, cosplayers, visually impaired readers,

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¥1800
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Louvre No. 9 – Manga, The Ninth Art

Dec 1, 2016 - Jan 29, 2017
Knowledge Capital in Grand Front Osaka, Osaka, 3-1 Ōfukachō, Kita-ku, Ōsaka-shi,
Osaka, 530-0011 Japan

Grand Front Osaka Knowledge Capital Until Jan 29 The term Bande Dessinée refers to Franco-Belgian comics, an influential creative genre that is now referred to in France as the “ninth art.” This exhibition, co-organized by the Louvre Museum in Paris, showcases an impressive selection of works by talented manga artists from around the world. Open:

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¥600
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The Pleasure of Collecting: Inbande Plates and Asian Kites

Dec 7, 2016 - Feb 13, 2017
Osaka Museum of History, 1-32 Otemae 4-Chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi
Osaka, 540-0008 Japan

Osaka Museum of History Until Feb 13 Over one thousand patterned plates accumulated over the course of 30 years are on display. These works were produced during the Meiji and Showa periods using a traditional transfer-printing pottery method called inbande. Additionally, kites from around Asia adorned with designs representative of local trends can be seen.

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¥800
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LOVE ♥ RIBON ♥ FUROKU

Dec 8, 2016 - Feb 5, 2017
Kyoto International Manga Museum, Nakagyo-ku, Karasuma-Oike
Kyoto, Kyoto 604-0846 Japan

Kyoto International Manga Museum The renowned girls manga magazine Ribon was first issued by the Shueisha publishing company in 1955. Over the years, a number of famous shojo (literally, ‘young woman’) manga artists have gotten their start by appearing in Ribon, such as Arina Tanemura, Ai Yazawa, and Wataru Yoshizumi. Each issue of the magazine,

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¥1400
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The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl: Transmitting a Secret Art across Generations of the Raku Family

Dec 17, 2016 - Feb 12, 2017
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Okazaki Enshoji-cho Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Kyoto, 606-8344

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto In 16th-century Kyoto, Japanese tea master Sen no Rikyu asked Chojiro, a potter, to make tea bowls for use in sacred wabi-style tea ceremonies. The original techniques used to create these chawan tea bowls gave rise to a unique genre of traditional pottery now known as Raku ware.

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¥1500
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A Journey to the Land of Immortals – Treasures of Ancient Greece

Dec 23, 2016 - Apr 2, 2017
Kobe City Museum, 24 Kyōmachi, Chūō-ku
Kōbe-shi, Hyōgo-ken Japan

Kobe City Museum The aesthetic refinement of Ancient Greek art has mesmerized audiences from cultures around the world since the era of its creation. Centering on themes of polytheism and the intricate relationship between gods and mortals, the style depicted in Ancient Greek works has stood out against other historical art forms for its glorified

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¥600
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Collection Masterpieces: Oil and Nihonga Paintings in Modern Japan

Jan 13 - Jan 29
Nakano Museum of Art, 9 Chome-946-2 Ayameikeminami, Nara-shi
Nara, 631-0033 Japan

Nakano Museum of Art Until Jan 29 Nihonga are paintings produced in accordance with traditional Japanese techniques developed and refined for over a thousand years. This exhibition gives visitors a chance to view a selection of 40 oil and nihonga paintings by Kokei Kobayashi, Hako Irie, and other artists, as well as prints by Yozo

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The 211th Exhibition Graphics and Music

Jan 20 - Mar 18
kyoto ddd gallery, 10 Uzumasakamikeibu-cho,Ukyo-ku,
Kyoto-city, 616-8533

As humans, we typically seek to express our inner feelings or thoughts by a variety of methods. Artistic activities are one such way, with music and art being representative examples. Whereas music, through sound and the human voice, appeals to our sense of hearing, art, through color and form, appeals to our visual sense. And

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