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Pola Museum: From Monet to Richter

2022 is the year of the 20th anniversary of the Pola Museum of Art. While it is known for its excellent collection of classic art, collected by Tsuneji Suzuki over the forty years following World War 2, in recent years…

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European Masterpieces

Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, USA, has a comprehensive collection of cultural heritage from around the world, spanning more than 5,000 years, from prehistoric times to the present day. The exhibition features 65 masterpieces…

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baanai: UNLOGICAL exhibition

We are pleased to present UNLOGICAL, Kugenuma, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa-based artist baanai’s first solo exhibition at MAKI Gallery. Following Connect #1—a three-person group show held in January of 2021 where baanai exhibited several paintings—the artist will hold his largest presentation to date…

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ACT Vol. 4: Approach to Alternative Images

Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS) has been supporting the activities of artists, continuously and at various stages in their careers, through open call exhibitions, special showcases, and international exchange programs. The ACT exhibitions, launched in 2018 as a series focusing…

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Miquel Barceló

Miquel Barceló (1957), the highly-active, preeminent contemporary artist, presents a major overview of his work for the first time in Japan. Barcelóʼs career is based in Europe, beginning in Majorca where he was born. Since his stunning debut at Documenta…

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Love in the Edo Period: Romance in Ukiyo-e

Throughout the Edo period the newly wealthy merchant classes came to indulge in the more hedonistic joys of kabuki theater, Geisha and pleasure districts. Ukiyo-e came to document this period of Japan’s history through block prints and paintings, literally translated…

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Hasegawa Tohaku “Pine Trees” VR Screening

Like a samurai warlord proclaiming a new era after his conquest, the artist Hasegawa Tohaku proclaimed a new era with his brush. Tohaku’s ink painting “Pine Trees” is an enchanting masterpiece that remains shrouded in mystery. Tohaku’s enchanting work, which…

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Magic Hour: Twilight walking with Monet

Throughout December, Pola Museum, which houses the largest collection of Monet works in Japan, will host a special exhibition in which the works are displayed in warm and soft “dusk” lighting. The lighting in the exhibition room, designed by architect…

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En Route to Impressionism

The 19th Century saw a great development of landscape painting in France. The landscape came to be seen as the subject of the painting itself, not as a mythological or historical backdrop. In addition, the invention of tubes of paint…

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Suzuki Kiitsu’s Mountain Streams in Summer and Autumn

Mountain Streams in Summer and Autumn, by Suzuki Kiitsu (1796-1858) depicts a Japanese cypress grove, streams rushing through the rocky mountain side, with a strong sense of reality yet filled with an eerily mysterious feeling. Kiitsu had been the leading…

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Johan Deckmann: You May Not Want to Hear This

MAKI Gallery is pleased to present You May Not Want To Hear This, Copenhagen-based artist Johan Deckmann’s first solo exhibition in Japan. Featured at our Tennoz I space will be an array of new paintings and mixed media sculptures as well…

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