Art Curator Japan

(群馬県立近代美術館) Location: Takasaki Web: mmag.pref.gunma.jp/english/index.htm The museum has a group of works by artists born in Gunma, including Fukuzawa Ichiro, Yamaguchi Kaoru, and Tsuruoka Masao and the Koho-an Inoue Collection, made up of classic Japanese and Chinese art. It also contains a wide range of modern Japanese and modern Western art,Continue Reading

Art Curator Japan

(神奈川県立近代美術館) Location: Hayama Web: www.moma.pref.kanagawa.jp/en/ The museum has wide range of collections. Western style painting: Yuichi Takahashi, Tetsugoro Yorozu, Ryusei Kishida, Harue Koga, Shunsuke Matsumoto, etc. Japanese style painting: Tamako Kataoka, Makoto Mikami, Masayoshi Nakamura, Hoshun Yamaguchi, etc. Many other pieces of photography and sculpture. (横浜美術館) Location: Yokohama Web: yokohama.art.museum/eng/index.html The museum has a largeContinue Reading

Masako Takamasu

Masako Takamasu is an artist who seeks new possibilities within the frames of Japanese graceful beauty and abstract painting. Born in Hirado, Japan, an island located on the west side of Kyushu, she grew up in a big family. In those days, drawing and painting were the only time whenContinue Reading

Art Curator Japan

(埼玉県立近代美術館) Location: Saitama Web: www.pref.spec.ed.jp/momas/?page_id=61 The museum displays works of art by modern Western and Japanese artists. The artwork on display includes everything from Picasso, Renault, and Chagall, to the work of local artists. In addition to the regular exhibits, the museum has special exhibitions based on unique themes. (さいたま市大宮盆栽美術館) Location: SaitamaContinue Reading

Art Curator Japan

(千葉県立美術館) Location: Chiba Web: www2.chiba-muse.or.jp/www/ART/contents/1520270199902/index.html The museum collects works by artists who are related to Chiba Prefecture and who are both from domestic and international sources focusing on modern and contemporary art. Especially, it systematically collects works by the artists who are connected with the Prefecture of Chiba such as ChuContinue Reading

Art Curator Japan

(茨城県近代美術館) Location: Mito Web: www.modernart.museum.ibk.ed.jp/english/index.html The museum has a collection of works from artists such as Yokoyama Taikan, Hishida Shunso, and Shimomura Kanzan. They also have a collection of Japanese-style paintings by Ogawa Usen who loved to depict people doing agriculture and animals living in harmony with nature. They also haveContinue Reading

art curator Japan

Jun Someya, born 1976 in Kanagawa. After working for several years in an office, he decided to quit his position and to become a professional artist.  “I have been working on the contrast between red and greyscale for a couple years already. In life, many things lay on top ofContinue Reading

Art Curator Japan

(栃木県立美術館) Location: Utsunomiya Web: www.art.pref.tochigi.lg.jp/en/index.html The museum houses a collection of Japanese modern and contemporary artworks, primarily those with connection to Tochigi Prefecture. It is also notable for the works by famous artists of Western Europe such as France, England and Germany. (宇都宮美術館) Location: Utsunomiya Web: u-moa.jp The museum focuses on collectingContinue Reading