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Tokyo’s treasure house of Impressionist painting reopens as Artizon Museum

Former Bridgestone Museum of Art will have new focus on creativity through the ages after a three-year renovation

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Art's Most Popular

The world's most popular exhibition? Ancient sculptures in Tokyo versus Modern masters in Paris

Plus record crowds in US, UK and Australia

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Basel

Murakami to launch art fair Geisai in Basel next year

The Japanese art festival's new edition will be well placed to offer exposure to emerging stars

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Tokyo

How the Pentagon is (indirectly) helping restore Chinese cave paintings

American engineers are preparing to introduce the latest military espionage equipment to Dunhuang

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Art market

Shinwa auction house plans expansion into Impressionist market

Leading “open” auction house seeks financing, wants to sell major paintings

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Tokyo

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art: A great private enterprise

Aristocrat Toshio Hara is admired by museum directors, such as Nick Serota of the Tate, for his contemporary art museum

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Tokyo

Techno-art in Tokyo with two new institutions focusing on new media

Japan’s technological expertise and interest in media art on display at the Inter Communication Centre and the Image and Technology Gallery

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Tokyo

Edo-period art at the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum

From the ukiyo-e prints popular culture to the armour of the Shogun, this exhibition delves into the many strands of Edo period art and culture

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Japan

Collectors dormant at first edition of the Tokyo International Art Fair due to limping economy

Stock market crashes and earthquakes shake but collectors were not so lively