Current events (5)
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Selections from the Ishibashi Foundation Collection -Special Section New Acquisitions: The Paul Klee Collection
In 2019, the Artizon Museum, the former Bridgestone Museum of Art, acquired twenty-four works by Paul Klee (1879–1940), a major Swiss artist of the first half of the twentieth century.
Location: Artizon Museum, Tokyo
Swiss artist Uriel Orlow is known for his modular, multimedia installations that take specific locations and events as starting points and combine archival research with evocative visuals and sounds.
Location: Contemporary Art Gallery Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki
Liechtenstein is the only country in the world named after the family name of the ruling monarch. Although it is a small nation situated between Switzerland and Austria, Liechtenstein holds one of the most extensive private art collections in the world.
Location: Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, Hiroshima
Roman Signer (born in 1938) is a Swiss artist active since the 1970s. He uses daily objects like kayaks or furniture to cause movement with elements such as fire, water, and wind in a humorous and sometimes absurd manner.
Location: Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa
When the Swiss/French ballet legend Maurice Béjart set about choreographing a new ballet for the Tokyo Ballet in 1993, he chose Japanese novelist Yukiko Mishima as a motif.
Past events (308)
The Bauhaus was a school in Germany that had a stunning impact on the 20th century art and design history.
Location: Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo
Thirteen Swiss students (between 7 and 16 years old) from the music school Musikschule Zürcher Oberland (MZO) will embark on a 2-week journey to the Japanese community of Ishigaki in Okinawa to perform "One Blue Sky" together with the Ishigaki Youth Choir.
Location: Ishigaki city hall, Okinawa
[Notice] To support the official measures aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19, the exhibition is postponed. More information: HOLE IN THE WALL
Location: HOLE IN THE WALL, Tokyo
Yann Becker, a Swiss photographer based in Japan since 2010, exhibits the photos of his own personal Japan: the places he has discovered and the people he has met.
Location: Gallery Koto, Kyoto
INFLUUT – This duo from Geneva, consisting of scientist Daniel Maszkowicz playing electronics and actress/dancer/musician Nat Cilia on saxophone, will bring their unique electro-acoustic sound to the Japanese audience.
Location: Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Nagoya, Omiya, Yokohama, Tokyo, Sapporo
Swiss artist Jean Paul Blais refers to his work as “The silence of thought”, as his creations often trigger moments of silence.
Location: Gallery Tsubaki, Tokyo
5 artists from Switzerland (Ana Vujic, Jasmin Glaab, Susi Kramer, Steph Hermes and Roy Andres Hofer) and 4 Japanese artists (Kohei Kanomata, Koharu Kawakatsu, Izumi Sakamoto, Satoru Takahashi) gather for the second edition of the „miniature of nature” group exhibition.
Location: ARTnSHELTER, Tokyo
Yann Becker is a Swiss photographer based in Japan since 2010 who offers a very personal gaze on the archipelago.
Location: Gallery Kaze, Osaka
Yodel singer and composer Marie Theres von Gunten joins Japanese musicians to hold a special Swiss Christmas concert.
Location: International Christian University Chapel,
After the success of their first tour in Japan in 2017, including a performance at Shibuya O-EAST, Swiss rock/pop band YOKKO returns to Japan!
Location: Tokyo, Saitama, Nagoya, Kyoto, Kobe, Osaka, Chiba
Ahead of the first Japan solo exhibition of Karl Gerstner, a major figure in visual communication of the 20th century, Susanne Bieri D.Phil., Head of The Prints and Drawings Department of the Swiss National Library, shares insights on the career and legacy of the designer.
Location: ginza graphic gallery (ggg), Tokyo
This exhibition is an attempt to make an inquiry into the future of mankind, to present a forecasts of humanity in the years to come
Location: Mori Art Museum, Tokyo