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Hokusai: The World-Acclaimed Ukiyo-e Artist

Katsushika Hokusai’s woodblock print “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” is a long-standing icon in Japan’s art landscape, but many of his other works have remained hidden from the public. Among those to be showcased are his lesser-known paintings from his…

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SHIRIAGARI-san, HOKUSAI-san—SHOW TIME, with a Giggle!

※Due to the ongoing situation with the COVID-19, events and opening hours are subject to change. Visit the official website for the latest news and updates.  Famous for his mischievous, humorous interpretations of Hokusai’s masterpieces, the works of  Japanese manga…

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A GLIDE ON THE GREAT WAVE

TNM & TOPPAN Museum Theater (Asian Gallery) presents a “gateway to Japanese culture” through the 10-15 minute long program “A GLIDE ON THE GREAT WAVE.” The carefully crafted video delves into Japanese aesthetics and culture, beginning with an exploration of…

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Japanese Art: Deep and Deeper

“Japanese Art: Deep and Deeper” at The Suntory Museum of Art explores the relationship between traditional Japanese aesthetics and art, everyday life and the modern household. It delves into the history of Japanese aesthetics with a collection that supersedes basic…

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ART-JAPANESQUE DIGITAL WORLD

Otemachi’s Mitsui Hall will gather an array of Ukiyo-e and gold folding screens over summer. From Katsushika Hokusai’s The Great Wave Off Kanagawa to Utagawa Hiroshige’s The Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō, this exhibition offers a great opportunity to experience Japan’s…

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