Exhibition: Tokyo: Art & Photography (Ashmolean Museum)

Date of event:   24/09/2021 − 03/01/2022

Title: Tokyo: Art & Photography
Duration: 24 September 2021 until 3 January 2022
Location: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK

This exhibition is a celebration of one of the world’s most creative, dynamic and thrilling cities. Explore Japan’s capital city through the vibrant arts it has generated over 400 years.

It features a wide variety of artworks created in a metropolis that has constantly reinvented itself. Highlights include historic folding screens and iconic woodblock prints, video works, pop art, and contemporary photographs by Moriyama Daido and Ninagawa Mika.

With new commissions by contemporary artists, loans from Japan and treasures from the Ashmolean’s own collections, the show provides a fascinating insight into the development of Tokyo into one of the world’s most important cultural hotspots.

Timed tickets will be in operation, and advance booking is essential. Members can visit the exhibition for free, but will also need to book timed tickets in advance. 

For more information, please visit the website here.


Image: Tokyo from Utsurundesu series, since 2018, by Ninagawa Mika (b. 1972). Models: AMIAYA © Ninagawa Mika, courtesy the artist and Tomio Koyama Gallery.