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Okura Collection Museum Special Exhibition: The Tragedy of Loosdorf Castle, Vienna, Across the Sea

Toranomon 2-10-3, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Roosdorf Castle, located near Vienna, Austria, houses a large collection of ceramics, mainly from the old Imari, and used to decorate the castle beautifully. However, the tragedy after World War II destroyed much of the ceramics collection. In this exhibition, along with the masterpieces of old Imari in the collection of the Kyushu Ceramics Museum of Saga Prefecture, the ceramic collection of Loosdorf Castle and the destroyed ceramic pieces will be exhibited, and works restored by Japanese technology will be exhibited for the first time. Although the event will be held after taking measures against infection, there is a possibility that the exhibition period may change depending on the situation in the future. When you go out, please check the Okura Collection Museum website for the latest information.

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Double Fantasy - John & Yoko Double Fantasy John and Yoko

Tokyo Minato-ku, Roppongi 5-chome 6-20 Sony Music Roppongi Museum

The story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, the most creative couple An epoch-making exhibition that traces with their own words, works, and valuable exhibits! Celebrating the 80th anniversary of John Lennon's birth on October 9, 2020, he will be at Sony Music Roppongi Museum in Tokyo. DOUBLE FANTASY – John & Yoko is a large-scale exhibition held at John's hometown of Liverpool, England from May 2018 to November 2019. For John's hometown of Liverpool, he and Yoko himself were deeply involved in the project, which received high reviews and repercussions, and the exhibition was extended seven months from its original schedule and mobilized an unusual 700,000 people. The popular exhibition will be coming from John's hometown of Liverpool to Yoko's hometown of Tokyo in 2020, 80 years after John Lennon's birth and 40 years since his life was closed! "DOUBLE FANTASY - John & Yoko" The world's first exhibition filled with John and Yoko's words, messages and works alone The world's first exhibition where you can re-experience the stories of the world's most famous and creative couples, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, through their world-famous messages, words, music and art works, and precious items. The story of "love and peace" that transcends two public and public beings is reproduced in a revolutionary curation. The time-series exhibition explores the ever-continuing "IMAGINE PEACE" campaign, which has been a fateful encounter at the London Indica Gallery since the birth of two geniuses, Yoko, one of the leading artists in avant-garde art and a world-renowned rock star, and then influenced each other. In the Tokyo exhibition, "Tokyo Exhibition's original exhibition corner" including the first work in Japan was added. There are many items that make you feel the bond with Japan, such as the original picture of the "Japanese Practice Sketchbook" written by John in Roman letters and illustrations to master Japan, and the peaceful family photos and items in Karuizawa. For details of tickets, etc., please check the official website from the following URL.

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21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition "Translations Exhibition - Let's Understand 'Understanding'"

Akasaka 9-7-6, Minato-ku, Tokyo

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT will hold "Translations Exhibition - Let's Understand 'Understanding'" from October 16, 2020. The exhibition director will be Dominique Chen, an information science researcher involved in a variety of expression media, who is involved in the field of art and design. The process of "translation" supports communication in order for the existence that should not be understood to be able to communicate with each other. In this exhibition, we regard the act called "translation" as a kind of "design of communication" and present the possibility of accepting each other's "understanding" by creating a space where you can feel the wonder of the language you use freely and the fun of "interpretation" and "misunderstanding" that comes from it. This exhibition will be held with the original session changed from the viewpoint of preventing the spread of new coronavirus infections. This exhibition will be held by introducing a pre-booking system to prevent the spread of new coronavirus infections. For details, please check the 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT official website from the following URL.

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FUJIFILM SQUARE Photography History Museum Planning Photo Exhibition Photography Exhibition "Musicians of the World" Jun Kinoshita

Tokyo Minato-ku Akasaka 9-chome No.7 No.3 FUJIFILM SQUARE (Fujifilm Square) Photo History Museum

Jun Kinoshita (1936–2015) is a photographer who has been photographing the world of music for nearly half a century since the 1960s. Kinoshita, who pioneered the untaked genre of "music photography" and was active both in Japan and abroad as a pioneer, photographed some of the world's most famous masters, such as Herbert von Karajan, Maria Callas and Seiji Ozawa. His work has been acclaimed as "listening to music" and has received international acclaim from both the photography and music worlds. Kinoshita was born in Suwa City, Nagano Prefecture in 1936. Kinoshita, who first came into contact with the world of photography when he saw his father's dark room work as a newspaper reporter as a child, met classical music in a mountain hut when he was a student who was passionate about mountain climbing. After working for the Chunichi Shimbun, he worked as a photographer at Hakuhodo, deepened his knowledge of music, and established his own photography expression called "music photography." I started working as a freelance photographer in 1973. Kinoshita's theme of photography with music as the theme is wide-ranging. I have expressed the world of music in various photographs, such as off-shots of musicians, theaters such as brilliant opera houses around the world, and journeys in the footsteps of composers. It is a photograph that captures the performance scene of musicians that can be said to be the true value. It is said that the photograph which captured the dynamic movement of the male conductor and the delicate moment of the performers full of emotion is loved by a lot of musicians as a rare thing which expresses even the essence of their spirit, philosophy, and music, and a number of photography requests have come under Kinoshita. These works were the result of a deep understanding of Kinoshita's music, a rich sensibility, an insatiable passion for photography, and a strong bond with the musicians who were the subjects. In this exhibition, approximately 30 gelatin silver prints will be carefully selected, with a focus on original prints by the artist himself, from among the many masterpieces by music photographer Jun Kinoshita. During his life, Kinoshita consistently continued to stick to analog expression, explaining that the reason for shooting with a film camera was "the mentality of the tension of the shutter opportunity." In addition, he devoted himself to printing on printing paper, because the gelatin silver prints produced from dark room work were of value to "persistence." Today, photography is in the age of digital life, but Kinoshita's analog photography expression will once again convey the essence and charm of photography to us. Music photographer Jun Kinoshita has opened up a new field in the world of photography and music. Please enjoy the deep world of photography and music. Alfred Brendel Alfred Brendel July 2, 1974 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Photo: Jun Kinoshita © Kinoshita Akira Archives

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