On Feb 2, Japan’s living national treasure and dye artist Fukumi Shimura opened her exhibit titled “Fukumi Shimura - Regression to Horo” at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.
Pola Research Institute of Beauty & Culture’s 40th Anniversary Exhibit “Attire and Makeup for Celebrations” is currently open at the Pola Museum Annex in Ginza, Tokyo. Open until Feb 21.
The opening of the event “Roots of Kawaii- Rune Naitou’s Past, Present and Future” was attended by Japanese fashion designer Junko Koshino and actress Mirei Kiritani.
An exhibit of artworks by Japanese painter Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita, who marked his name throughout Europe and the rest of the world, is currently open at Isetan Shinjuku.
Nobuyoshi Araki’s exhibit at Space O of Omotesando Hills features celebrities including Takeshi Kitano, Sadaharu Oh, Yoshio Harada, Tsutomu Yamazaki and Utamaru Katsura to Ryuhei Matsuda, Shota Sometani and Eita.
Digital artist group TeamLab will showcase two of their latest pieces at Expo Milano 2015 Japan Pavilion. On exhibit from May 1 to Oct 31.
Photographers Ryuichi Ishikawa and Kotori Kawashima are the winners of the 40th Kimura Ihei Award.
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics - Spring Edition 2015 will be held from Mar 18 to 20 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center.
Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company hosts an exhibit of local Hello Kitty designs in Uchisaiwaicho of the Tokyo area. Open until June 30. Hakuhodo handled the exhibit design.
Scai the Bathhouse, turned into an art gallery in 1993 and located in Yanaka, Tokyo, is currently hosting contemporary artist Kohei Nawa’s solo exhibit titled “Force.” Open from Mar 7 to Apr 18.
Japanese artist Kyosuke Tchinai will hold a solo exhibit from Mar 13 to Apr 12 at the Galerie Tamenaga Osaka.
Works receiving accolades from the the art, entertainment, animation and manga divisions of the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival is on exhibit at the National Art Center, Tokyo.
At “Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Autumn Edition 2014,” most Japanese companies exhibited their products at the Japan Pavilion. Many buyers from around the world visited the companies in search of high-quality made in Japan goods.
“Ecology,” “Denim” and “Design” were the key concepts of the “Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Autumn Edition 2014” held from Oct 20 to 23, 2014.
The world’s largest international apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair “Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Autumn Edition 2014” was held for four days from Oct 20 to 23, 2014.
The final artworks titled “Reposing Souls” of commercial photographer Sakae Takahashi, who passed away this September, is currently on exhibit at Gallery Sugata.
“Attack on Titan”, a popular manga and decided adaptation of the live-action movie starring Haruma Miura, Kiko Mizuhara and Satomi Ishihara, has arrived at the Ueno Royal Museum, in the form of an exhibit opened on Nov 28.
The “Inside Out. Insights into Fashion” exhibit is currently open at the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg.
Zaha Hadid is a world-renowned architect who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004 and became the first and youngest woman to win the prize.
On the heels of Anrealage's successful debut collection "Anrealage: Creativity" at the 2014 Paris Fashion Week, the exhibit “Anrealage - A Real Un Real Age” was staged at L'Eclaireur Sevigne store.
Japanese brand “Muveil” currently holds an exhibit of costumes from the movie “Gremlins” at its Tokyo flagship “GALLERY MUVEIL” (address: B1F Chateau Toyo Minami Aoyama 5-12-24 Minami Aoyama Minato-ku). Until Sept 20.
“Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Autumn Edition 2014,” the world’s largest international apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair, will open at Shanghai New International Expo Centre.
Japanese brand mintdesigns holds an exhibit showcasing its collaboration collection with masking tape brand “mt.” Open until Sept 11 at Creation Gallery G8 in Ginza, Tokyo (address: 1F Recruit Ginza 8 Bldg. 8-4-17 Ginza, Chuo-ku).
Nobuyoshi Araki will open the exhibit “Photography for the Afterlife - Journey of Love” at Niigata City Art Museum from Aug 9.
“Yokohama Triennale 2014,” directed by Yasumasa Morimura, is currently open. Main venues are Yokohama Museum of Art and Shinko Pier.
In celebration of the “400-year relations between Spain and Japan,” the special exhibit titled “Takehiko Inoue Interprets Gaudi’s Universe” opened at Roppongi Hills.
The Shinjuku Nakamuraya Building scheduled to open on Oct 29 will house the “Nakamuraya Salon Museum” to showcase artworks by Japanese artists.
Hanayuishi Takaya’s first photo exhibit titled “MEN” is currently open at the Gallery le bain in Roppongi, Tokyo. Until June 29.
The “mission [SPACE × ART] - beyond Cosmologies” exhibit has opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. Until Aug 31.
Photographer Nobuyoshi Araki’s solo exhibit titled “Love on the Left Eye” will open at the Taka Ishii Gallery in Kiyosumi, Tokyo. From May 25 to June 21.
The 72Gallery located within Tokyo Institute of Photography (Kyobashi, Tokyo) will host a solo exhibit of photographer Muga Miyahara. Titled “Shinken Shirahadori,” the exhibit will run through May 14 to June 1.
The first series of participating artists for “PARASOPHIA: Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture 2015” has been announced. The festival will be held next year from Mar 7 to May 10.
Popular Japanese manga “Space Brothers,” depicting a story about two brothers dreaming of becoming astronauts together, will hold its first large scale exhibit. The exhibit will begin at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store and tour Japan.
The “Future Beauty: The Tradition of Reinvention in Japanese Fashion” exhibit is open at The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto until May 11.
“Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Spring Edition 2014,” the world’s largest international apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair was held from Mar 3 to 5.
Details of the all-night art festival “Roppongi Art Night” to be held from Apr 19 to 20 have been presented.
The world’s largest international apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair “Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Spring Edition 2014” will open at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition
The solo exhibit of world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, who will design the New National Stadium serving as the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, is to open at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery. From Oct 18 to Dec 23.
Art aquarium producer Hidetomo Kimura will showcase his latest exhibit titled “Edo Sakura Renaissance & Banquet.” From Mar 7 to 30 at Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall.
A poster exhibit will be held at the Tokyo Daikanyama gallery “AL” to commemorate the release of “POSTERS OTOMO KATSUHIRO × GRAPHIC DESIGN” featuring posters illustrated by Katsuhiro Otomo. The event, named after the book, is set to start on Feb 28.
The exhibit “Kikilala × Care Bears Exhibit” will open at Shibuya Parco from Apr 4 in commemoration of the collaboration between popular Sanrio characters Little Twin Stars (Kikilala) and US born characters Care Bears.
From March 6 to April 2, Kaikai Kiki Gallery (Azabu, Tokyo) is holding exhibit “May All Things Dissolve in the Ocean of Bliss” by Aya Takano.
A solo exhibit of contemporary artist Hanayo will open from Feb 13 at the gallery of CoSTUME NATIONAL’s Aoyama flagship store. The title of the exhibit is “Grauzone.”
On Mar 3, the world’s largest international apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair “Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Spring Edition 2014” will be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.
The history of the stories “Guri and Gura,” which celebrated the 50th anniversary last year, will be revealed as part of an exhibit to be held at Matsuya Ginza. On the 8th floor from Feb 27 to Mar 10.
On Jan 27, a press conference for “Art Fair Tokyo 2014,” the largest art fair in Japan, was held at the Palace Hotel Tokyo, the main partner hotel of the event.
“Media Ambition Tokyo 2014,” a cutting-edge exhibit of technology art, will open from Feb 7 to Mar 30. The event is being held for the second time, and this time, it will be bigger and held at two venues
The Hermes Foundation will organize the “Condensation” exhibit to introduce its project “Artists' Residencies.” From Mar 20 at Maison Hermes Forum of Ginza, Tokyo.
The special exhibit “Sky TV for Hokkaido” by Yoko Ono is open at P3 art and environment Gallery in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Until Mar 22.
An exhibit of artworks by Christian Bonnefoi is currently available at Maison Hermes in Ginza, Tokyo. His works dated from 1974 to 2013, some on display for the first time are showcased as a series of drawings and collages.
The “Children on Canvas Exhibit- The Bond Between Great Artists and Their Offspring” will open at the Mori Arts Center Gallery of Roppongi Hills. From Apr 19.
The biggest art fair in Japan, “Art Fair Tokyo 2014” will take place at the exhibition hall (B2F) of Tokyo International Forum in March.
In commemoration of its 175th anniversary, luxury watch brand Patek Philippe held the “Patek Philippe Exhibit- Timepieces in History” from Jan 17 to 19 in Tokyo, Japan.
The special exhibit “Takehiko Inoue Interprets Gaudi’s Universe” will be held at Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi, Tokyo. From Jul 12 to Sept 7.
The “Traces of Disappearance” exhibition is being held at the Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo from Jan 18. A private viewing of the event, the ninth to be held at the Omotesando art space, was held on the 16th.
Towada Art Center will hold an exhibition titled “Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa SANAA” by international architect unit SANAA to commemorate its 5th anniversary. From Feb 1 until Mar 30.
Luxury watch brand Patek Philippe will hold a special exhibit titled “Patek Philippe Exhibit- Timepieces in History” from Jan 17.
The Tokyo Omotesando Espace Louis Vuitton is holding its 9th exhibition, a group exhibit, under the title of “Traces of Disappearance”. From Jan 18.
From Jan 18 to March 9 at the Tokyo Station Gallery in Marunouchi, exhibit “Private Utopia: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection”
Koichi Suzuno and Shinya Kamuro of Torafu Architects will hold a solo exhibit titled “Please Staple Here.” From Jan 17 at the Creation Gallery G8 in Ginza, Tokyo. A talk event inviting graphic designer Hideyuki Yamano is also planned on Jan 31.
From Feb 7 to 24 at Parco Museum in Shibuya Parco Part 1, photo exhibit “INFINITY VS- Us and Only One Mona” will introduce the works of nine photographers with model Mona Matsuoka as their muse.
The poster exhibit titled “kolor Archive of Graphics” will open from Jan 18 to Feb 2. At International Gallery Beams (address: 2F, 3-25-15 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo).
Photographer Chikashi Kasai will hold an exhibit titled “MUSCOVITE” at the GALLERY SPEAK FOR in Daikanyama, Tokyo. From Jan 17.
The world’s largest international apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair “Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics- Spring Edition 2014” will be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. From Mar 3 to 5.
The photo exhibit titled “7 Hair and Makeup Artists and Tokyo Fashion” is open at the Shiseido Ginza Building (3F). Until Dec 25. The exhibit is a part of the Christmas event dubbed “Merry Merry Makeup!”
LUMINE hosted art competition “LUMINE meets ART AWARD 2013 (LMAA)” was held, and 5 artworks by the winners will be exhibited at LUMINE Shinjuku and LUMINE EST Shinjuku. From Feb 1 to Mar 5.
The “Andy Warhol Exhibit: 15 Minutes Eternal” will be held at Mori Art Museum from Feb 1 to May 6, 2014.
Art director Chie Morimoto opens an exhibit at Spiral Garden in Aoyama, Tokyo. From Dec 18 to 26.
A taste of sculptor Kohei Nawa’s atelier “SANDWICH” can be enjoyed at the EYE OF GYRE art space in the Tokyo Omotesando GYRE, where an exhibit is being held till Feb 16 2014.
A special exhibition at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) dubbed the “THE SEKAI-ICHI - Unique Inspirations ‘Made in Japan’ ” began on Dec 7.
The art festival DOGO ONSENART 2014 (Ehime prefecture) will be held in commemoration of the 120th anniversary since the reconstruction of Dogo Onsen. The event will pre-open from Dec 24 and hold its grand opening on Apr 10, 2014. Until Dec 31, 2014.
Photos taken by Naoki Ishikawa is currently on exhibit at the White Mountaineering flagship store located in Omotesando, Tokyo. Until Dec 15.
Contemporary artist Aki Kuroda, who has been living in Paris for 44 years, is joining forces with designer Hiroko Koshino to hold an exhibit in Japan for the first time in many years.
At VACANT in Harajuku, a solo exhibit titled “Scene to know” by art group “Nerhol” is being held until Dec 6. “Nerhol” was launched in 2007, by graphic designer Yoshihisa Tanaka and contemporary artist Ryuta Iida.
Illustrator Heisuke Kitazawa or PCP will hold his first solo exhibit in Japan at Gallery Speak For in Daikanyama, Tokyo. From Dec 6 to 18.
The “LUMIX MEETS TOKYO 2020 BY JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHERS 9” exhibit is open at Hillside Terrace in Daikanyama, Tokyo until Dec 1.
The photo exhibit titled “7 Hair and Makeup Artists and Tokyo Fashion” will open at the Shiseido Ginza Building (3F). From Dec 21 to 25.
Part 3 of the“Philosophical Fashion” series will feature the brand “mintdesigns.” From Dec 7 to May 18, 2014.
Chanel Nexus Hall (Ginza, Tokyo) will kick off the New Year 2014 with Paris based artist Sabine Pigalle. From Jan 17 to Feb 9, the photographic series titled “TIMESQUAKE” will be displayed in Japan for the first time.
The “Icons of Heritage” exhibit by Gucci opened on the 1st floor atrium of KITTE Marunouchi, Tokyo.
Chloe has released a photo book entitled "Chloe Attitudes" looking back on 60 years of the brand's history. An archive of Chloe designs is being held at the DOVER GINZA in parallel with the release of the book.
Canadian free publishing “Vice Magazine” hosts the photo exhibit “Global Photo Collaborations by Vice Japan.” From Nov 22 to Feb 14, 2014 at Diesel Art Gallery in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Galerie Tamenaga in Paris will hold a photo exhibit of Yoshihiko Ueda from Nov 14 to Dec 5. At the same time, “Paris Photo,” an international photo fair, will be held from Nov 14 to 17.
Christian Bonnefoi, one of the artists representing France, opens his first solo exhibit in Japan. From Dec 13 at Ginza Maison Hermes FORUM.
At (marunouchi) HOUSE of Shin Marunouchi Building (7F), an art event “Japanese Artists in New York” is being held.
After 30 years of his international florescence in the 1980’s and deliberately cutting himself out of fashion shows from the 1990’s, the great couturier Azzedine Alaia continues to be worshiped by fervent devotees and highly appraised worldwide.
“Toward a DESIGN MUSEUM JAPAN” is being held at 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT located in Roppongi, Tokyo until Feb 9, 2014.
100 HEADPIECES, the exhibit of Katsuya Kamo, who handles hair design for high-end fashion brands, is being held at Laforet Museum Harajuku. Until Nov 18.
Fashion illustrator Hitoshi Kuroki will open a solo exhibit titled “fragment.” From Nov 8 to 20 at the Gallery Speak For in Daikanyama, Tokyo.
CoSTUME NATIONAL is holding contemporary artist Hiroshi Sugimoto’s exhibit “Architecture of Time” at art gallery “LAB” located in its Minami-Aoyama flagship store. From Oct 19 to Jan 13, 2014.
At Mikimoto Hall (6F) of Mikimoto main store, Fumiko Yamashita Kihachijo Exhibit －Some no Waza Ori no Hana－will be held from Oct 24 to 29.
Executive of the prolific creative unit Rhizomatiks, Seiichi Saito is directing an exhibit titled “Not Architect, But Architecture” at Omotesando GYRE art space, EYE OF GYRE. From October 23rd to November 4th.
“Puella Magi Madoka Magica Art Exhibit” is being held at Tokyo City View of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo until Nov 4.
On the 4th floor of Dior Omotesando store (address: 5-9-11 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo), an installation by creative director Kris Van Assche and Michael Amzalag and Mathias Augustyniak of artist duo M/M Paris is on display. Until Oct 20.
The exhibit “LIMI feu ELEMENTS” is held from Oct 18 to 31 to introduce past artworks and collection photos of the brand. It takes place simultaneously at the brand’s Shibuya Parco store in Tokyo and E-MA store in Osaka.
An art exhibit (the originals and reproductions) of the anime “Puella Magi Madoka Magica” will open on Oct 19. At Tokyo City View of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo.
It has been 80 years since the 3-legged and round “Stool 60” from Artek made of natural birch and designed by architect Alvar Aalto was born.
From Oct 23 to Dec 21, Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum located in Yoyogi, Tokyo presents exhibition “Imperial Court Costumes of the Meiji, Taisho and Pre-War Showa Era-Western and Traditional Clothing.”
Paul Show, the title of an exhibit displaying photos of a joint men’s and women’s fashion show held in Japan in 2011, is open at the Paul Smith SPACE Gallery until Nov 4.
Contemporary artist Yasumasa Morimura holds the exhibit titled “Rembrandt Room Revisited” at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in Shinagawa, Tokyo. This exhibit reproduces his first solo exhibit which was held at the museum in 1994.