Ginza Culture

April 15, 2024 marks 150 years since the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874. “150th Anniversary of the Birth of Impressionism: Reiji Hiramatsu Exhibition – Hear the Whispers of Hokusai and Monet” will be held in Ginza

April 15, 2024 marks 150 years since the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874. “150th Anniversary of the Birth of Impressionism: Reiji Hiramatsu Exhibition – Hear the Whispers of Hokusai and Monet” will be held in Ginza

Japanese painter Reiji Hiramatsu will present 20 of his latest works in Japan ahead of his upcoming exhibition in France. Gallery Sakuranoki Ginza 2024 will relocate and grand open from this exhibition. 2024 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Impressionism. Large-scale commemorative art events will be held around the world. In France, the home of Impressionism, Japanese painter Reiji Hiramatsu, who discovers the essence of Japanese beauty through the eyes of Impressionism, is planning his third solo exhibition, "Reiji Hiramatsu – Water Lily Symphony" (July 12th to November 3rd) at the Museum of Impressionism in Giverny. As a last-minute send-off party in Japan, Gallery Sakuranoki Co., Ltd. (Head

A photo exhibition where you can enjoy masterpieces of the 20th century, “The Origin of Street Photography”, will be held at Ginza Hikohiko Gallery from April 30th

Ota Kosan Co., Ltd. will hold the 3rd Ota Kosan Collection Exhibition, "The Origin of Street Photography," at Ginza Hikohiko Gallery from April 30 to May 26, 2024. Exhibition URL: In the mid-20th century, there were photographers who captured scenes from everyday life as they pleased, expressing themselves freely. Moved by the power of photography, they pressed the shutter with complete concentration, capturing in their work the joys and hopes of people, and sometimes their sorrows and anguish, and a wide range of other emotions, without distortion. They produced many street photographs that were simple and pure, without any flashiness or intrusiveness that would deeply move people, and that

Andy Summers photo exhibition held at Leica Gallery Tokyo and Leica Gallery Kyoto

A photo exhibition showcasing works by Andy Summers, a renowned musician and photographer, will be held at the Leica Gallery Tokyo and Leica Gallery Kyoto. © Andy Summers Leica Gallery Tokyo – ICE CREAM, San Sebastian Peru, January 2009 © Andy Summers Andy Summers was born in Blackpool, England in 1942. A man of many talents, he is passionate about both music and photography and has been at the forefront of both fields for over 40 years. After working as a beach photographer in his teens, he picked up his camera again when he went on tour as a member of the rock band "The Police" in 1979, and began

[Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore] A group exhibition by six Korean artists, “Hyeon, Gyeongjeong, BLACK” will be held from Saturday, April 13th. Reconsider the traditional meaning of the color black.

Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore (6th floor, GINZA SIX, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) will hold a group exhibition by six Korean artists, "Hyeon, Gyeongjeong, BLACK," at GINZA ATRIUM from Saturday, April 13th to Wednesday, April 24th, 2024. Special feature page | ·overview In this exhibition, six artists who are active in the internationally acclaimed Korean art market will reconsider the traditional meaning of the colour black and express it in their artwork. During the Joseon Dynasty, black was also called the "color of the sky" by the people of the time and was defined as an important color, such as being used in rituals. It was also considered and loved as the color

Ginza 7-chome Bookstore, a limited-time (April 1st to May 31st) bookstore where you can enjoy the world of design, has opened in Ginza 7-chome!

This event will bring together rare, interesting, and informative books, including the "Designer's Bookshelf," which sells "important books" selected by designers active in Japan and abroad, and the "Famous Shop Owner's Bookshelf," which will deepen and broaden the world of design. Ginza 7-chome Bookstore is a limited-time (April 1st to May 31st) bookstore where you can enjoy the world of design. The venue is on the first floor of MMM in Ginza 7-chome. There will be a special shelf of "important books" selected by 21 designers across generations, a bookshelf of a famous store owner, and an exhibition of books by Fumio Tachibana and FRAGILE BOOKS, and there will be

Held at Kashima Art! “Banquet Vol.3 The SEITEI” is an exhibition that brings together a variety of masterpieces by the solitary divine painter Seitei Watanabe.

Kashima Arts (Kyobashi, Tokyo) will hold a special exhibition "Utage Vol.3 The SEITEI" from Saturday, April 27th to Sunday, May 12th, 2024, bringing together all the masterpieces of Watanabe Seitei, the solitary Japanese painter who was active from the Meiji to Taisho eras. We will introduce the fascinating charm of Seitei through 24 diverse works, including flower and bird paintings, historical paintings, paintings of beautiful women, Buddhist paintings, landscape paintings, animal paintings, and festival paintings, which are included in Watanabe Seitei's first large-scale art book, "Watanabe Seitei Art Book." Watanabe Seitei was the first Japanese painter to travel to Paris during the Meiji period, and captivated the people of Western

A vegetable dye unique to Ginza using “Ginza Willow” “30th Anniversary Exhibition of “Ginza Willow Dye” – The Brilliance of Life” will be held at Ginza Motoji

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Ginza Motoji Co., Ltd., a kimono retailer, which has been working on "Ginza Willow Dyeing", a dye made from willow trees in Ginza. To celebrate this special anniversary, a special commemorative exhibition featuring "Ginza Willow Dyeing" will be held at two stores, "Ginza Motoji Washomen" and "Otoko no Kimono", as well as the official online store, from Friday, April 5th to Sunday, April 7th, 2024. This time, willow will be sent to crafters all over the country in the summer of 2023, and over 40 works created by 18 dyeing, weaving, and embroidery artists and two production areas will be gathered at Ginza

[First time event/Collaboration of 3 long-established companies] “Kaori Expo”, an event where you can experience Japanese incense culture, will be held in Tokyo and Kyoto from April 12th (Friday)

~First collaboration between three long-established companies in the incense industry that inherit Japan's fragrance culture~ Kyukyodo Seizo Co., Ltd., Shoeido Co., Ltd., and Nippon Kodo Holdings Co., Ltd. will be holding “Kaori Expo”, an itinerary event where you can enjoy Japanese fragrance culture, from April 12th (Friday) to May 12th (Sunday), 2024. It will be held at a total of 6 stores, 3 stores each in Tokyo and Kyoto. ・What is “Kaori Haku”? “Fragrance Expo” will be held for the first time in the spring of 2024. This is an event in which scent-related shops in Tokyo and Kyoto come together to promote “fragrance.'' It will be held for about

[Ginza Wako] “Matsudaken’s World Exhibition” will be held from Thursday, April 25th

This is illustrator Ken Matsuda's first solo exhibition in Wako. In Ginza/Wako, from April 25th (Thursday) to May 6th (Monday), a pen and watercolor exhibition will be held at Seiko House Ginza Hall (formerly Wako Hall) with the main theme of "Coexistence of Animals and Plants." We will be holding the "Ken Matsuda World Exhibition" by illustrator Ken Matsuda, who uses illustrators to create colorful works. “It's been six years since I've held exhibitions.As I continued to create a series of works with the main theme of “symbiosis'' between animals and plants, I realized that I was particular about the arrangement of colors and shapes, and that I started to

Hiroko Kubo’s first large-scale solo exhibition “Steel Goddess” will be held from April 26th (Friday)

Pola Museum Annex (Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) will hold Hiroko Kubo's exhibition "Steel Goddess" from Friday, April 26, 2024 to Sunday, June 9, 2024. “Steel framed Goddess” 2024 180×172×74 cm Steel, windproof net Statues and pottery made from familiar materials such as blue sheets, iron, and concrete found at construction sites. Hiroko Kubo presents sculptural works based on the themes of agriculture and idols, transposing forms of prayer that were common in daily life in ancient times into modern times. In recent years, he has been attracting attention by presenting dynamic installation works that respond to the local area at events such as the Setouchi Triennale 2016 and the Saitama Triennale