Ashmolean Museum
29 Jul, 2021 – 3 Jan, 2022

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. 


Tokyo: Art & Photography 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 Nobuyoshi ArakiRyuji MiyamotoTakashi Hamaguchi and Sohei Nishino.


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.




Michael Hoppen Gallery has one of the largest collections of Japanese photography in Europe. Enquire today about work from our collection.


 Installation Photos © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford