The Japan Foundation,Toronto lends out exhibitions to Canadian arts and cultural organisations or educational institutions.
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|22. Yokohama Noh Theatre Photography Exhibition||2013||Framed 50 photographs in B1 size||Stage photos from the Yokohama Noh Theatre by Yoshiaki Kanda, paired with luxurious costume photos.|
|21. Ceramics for Daily Comfort: Design Exhibition by Yasuki Sakamoto and Kazuhiro Tominaga||2013||270 industrial ceramic pieces, 9 framed photos||Yasuki Sakamoto and Kazuhiro Tminaga carry on the tradition of contemporary industrial design in in Ceramics originated by Masahiro Mori 1927-2005 of Hakusan Porcelain Ltd. Hasami, Nagasaki.|
|20.Tamasaburo Bando Poster Exhibition||2012||total 50 posters, 10 coffee table books, flyers, and photo panels||10 coffee table books, flyers, and photo panels
Collaboration of top designers and photographers (such as Kishin Shinoyama) of Japan with Tamasaburo, a superstar of Kabuki Theatre
|19. Tenugui Towel Exhibition||2010||Total 300 pieces||A display in four chapters; Flowers of four seasons, Traditional patterns, Food, and Living creatures.|
|18. Masahiro Mori Ceramic Design Exhibition||2007||total 200 pieces, 35 cm X 90 cm each, Displayed on the metal pipes.|| 35 cm X 90 cm each, Displayed on the metal pipes.
A collection of industrial ceramic pieces designed by the late Masahiro Mori 1927-2005, from his signature piece G-type Soya Sauce Bottle (1958) to 120 variations of the Shallow Rice Bowls (1992).
|17. Japanese Gardens Four Seasons of Gardens in Kyoto Photographs by Mizuno Katsuhiko||2006||60 x 77 cm total 40 pieces, framed||An introduction to four seasons of gardens in Kyoto in colour photos|
|16. New National Theatre Tokyo Poster Exhibition,1996-2006||2006||B1/ Total 100||Starting with the posters by Kazumasa Nagai for the inaugural opening opera performance, the exhibition includes the theatre series works by the late Ikko Tanaka, which built a great graphic design tradition that was passed on to Nobuyoshi Kikuchi. This collection represents a bird's view of the contemporary theatre scenes in Tokyo.|
|15. Tadanori Yoko-o Poster Exhibition: Recent Poster Works,1997-2005||2005||B1/ Total 100||An icon of creative energy from the 1960s, Yokoo has continued to be an active designer. Younger generations in particular express their interest in his works in relation to the context of anti-modern arts. Yokoo's latest poster works are all gathered here.|
|14. Shibusawa Memorial Museum: The Birth of Modern Industrial Society in Japan||2005||B1/ Total 100||Ukiyoe prints of early Meiji period, when western civilization suddenly poured into Japan. Photographed and re-printed in enlarged poster format.|
|13. Photo Panel Series by Norihiko Matsumoto:|
Life of Japanese People
|2005||L 90 X 60 cm =15, S 60 X 40cm=25|
|Introduces aspects of Japanese daily life, such as children, sports, living quarters and food|
|12. Yusaku Kamekura Poster Exhibition: Graphic Giant||2005||B1/ Total 100||
Posters by the late Yusaku Kamekura, once called "Design Father of Japan" from the 50's to the 90's
|11. The National Theatre of Japan Poster Exhibition||2004||B1, B2 & A1/ Total 70||Posters of Japanese Traditional Performing Arts such as Noh, Kabuki, Bunrakuâ€¦|
|10. Shin Matsunaga Poster Exhibition: The Graphic Appetite||2004||B1/ Total 70||
By taking any style and subject, and digesting them into his own visual language, Shin Matsunaga displays a wide range of poster works.
|9. Photo Exhibition by Kazuyoshi Miyoshi:|
The World Heritage in Japan
|2002||60 X 77cm/ Total 59, framed||Colour photos of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Japan|
|8. Makoto Nakamura Poster Exhibition: Afterglow of Rouge||2001||B1/ Total 50||
Works created between 1963-1997, as a designer for Shiseido, Japan's leading maker of cosmetics
|7. Kenya Hara Poster Exhibition:|
Graphic Intensity in Mid-Tones
|2001||B1/ Total 70||A leading artist amongst the younger generation of Japanese graphic designers, Kenya Hara is an awardee of prominent prizes such as Mainichi Design Award. His works in this exhibition demonstrates his unique method of highlighting the concept in soft, mid-tone colours.|
|6. Okinawa Classical Dance Photo Exhibition||2000||B1& B2/ Total 20||Posters of Okinawan performing arts, collected at the occasion of G8 Okinawa Summit in 2000|
|5. Ikko Tanaka Poster Exhibition: The Graphic Characters||2000||B1/ Total 60, Bx/ Total 11||Major works by the late Ikko Tanaka, who was known for his method of combining the aesthetics of Japan and the West.|
|4. Japanese Film Poster Exhibition||2000||B1 & B2 / Total over 200||Classic and modern Japanese film posters, some of which were screened at the Toronto International Film Festival|
|3. Shigeo Fukuda Poster Exhibition: Visual Prankster||1999||B1/ Total 70||His signature graphic method of Trump-l'Oeil blossoms in his colourful works. A fun exhibition.|
|2. Kazumasa Nagai Poster Exhibition: The Graphic Animal||1998||B1/ Total 70||Animal-themed poster series since the 80's|
|1. Graphic Art Exhibition in Support for Hanshin Great Earthquake Victims||1995||32X24cm~|
|Posters created by Tadanori Yoko-o, Yayoi Kusama, etc. in support of the victims of Hanshin-Awaji earthquake in 1995|