Contemporary Artist Series:
Remembering Risaburo Kimura
Kimura was a printmaker who was based in New York since 1964. This retrospective features about 30 of his works.
Annual Ukiyo-e Exhibition: Edo Nostalgia
It was the dawn of a new era of cultural openness, yet some in the Meiji Era Japan looked back wistfully on the Edo period. Meiji ukiyo-e masters depicted scenes of bygone times as they remembered them, whether beautiful women, social customs, or even once-forbidden themes such as Edo Castle or the inner palace. This exhibition introduces nostalgic scenes of Edo as drawn by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi and his contemporaries.
Yokoo Tadanori Prints Retrospective
Yokoo Tadanori (b.1936), is the artist who has been succeeded globally and has made Hanga(prints) energetically since 1960s until today. We will approach his whole creative expression through his Hanga and reconsider the significance in the present context. In this exhibition, we will show almost complete Hanga of Yokoo, displaying them on the wall full to overcrowding like “Jungle”.
Prints by 11 Pop Artists
Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jim Dine and so on.
War in Prints
In the history of Western prints, many artists have created works of art on the subject of war. This exhibition is to show the famous series by Callot, Goya and Dix.
Funasaka Yoshisuke: Contemporary Artist Series
This exhibition introduces Funasaka Yoshisuke (born in 1939) who continues to make print works by looking deep into himself.
Biotope on Paper
This exhibition explores flowers, animals, and imaginary living things on paper by showing about 120 works.
“Imprint” MACHIDA 2017
“Imprint” MACHIDA is Tokyo 2020 Cultural Olympiad event in Machida city, held every year until 2020., In this event, young artists will create print works, based on various materials gathered in Machida.
Iida Yoshikuni(1923-2006): Artist in Machida
Prints by Iida Yoshikuni (1923-2006), sculptor, one of the greats of contemporary art.
150 years from Meiji Restoration
Children’s Journey through Modernization
In Meiji era, environments surrounding children had changed radically due to the importation of school education and customs from the western countries. Celebrating the 150th year from Meiji Restoration, this exhibition will focus on the lives of children in Meiji, playing and learning in the moods of both cultural modernization and nostalgia of passing Edo era by looking at ukiyo-e prints in those days.
The 42nd Annual Exhibition of the Japan Society of Printmaking
Students from art schools, universities of education, and specialized training colleges throughout Japan exhibit their finest works.
Present for You: New Acquisitions 2016-2017
The 31st Exhibition of Machida City Elementary and Junior High School Students
Ambitious works applying what the children have learned in their regular art, drawing, painting, handicraft and calligraphy classes. An enjoyable exhibition for the whole family.
(1) Junior High Art Exhibition Jan. 12, 2018(Fri.) ~ Jan. 21 (Sun.)
(2) Elementary School Art and Handicrafts Exhibition Jan. 26, (Fri.) ~ Feb. 4 (Sun.)
(3) Elementary School Penmanship and Calligraphy Exhibition Feb. 9 (Fri.) ~ Feb. 18 (Sun.)
Stipple Engraving and Mezzotint
Two kinds of copperplate print techniques developed to express “tone”.
This exhibition shows the works of Hamada Chimei , who stood foremost among intaglio print artists after WW II in Japan, and reaches the age of 100 in 2017.