Features

10 Things in Tokyo: August Round-Up

Emily Wakeling 2014-08-01

A short list of events and exhibitions happening in Tokyo and beyond this month.

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Public Art Series #8: Kimiyo Mishima’s Trashcan

Nick West 2014-07-14

A giant wastepaper basket by ceramicist Kimiyo Mishima stands proud within a busy Shinagawa transport hub.

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10 Things in Tokyo: July Round-Up

Emily Wakeling 2014-07-07

A short list of events and exhibitions across Tokyo and beyond in July.

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10 Things in Tokyo: June Round-up

Emily Wakeling 2014-06-09

A short list of events and exhibitions happening across Tokyo in June.

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Public Art Series #7: Taro Okamoto’s Myth of Tomorrow

Nick West 2014-06-02

The late, great Taro Okamoto’s “Myth of Tomorrow” greets millions of commuters at Shibuya Station each day.

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Tokyo’s Artist Run Spaces Part 1: XYZ

Emma Ota 2014-05-26

The first in a series of profiles of Tokyo’s alternative art venues.

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10 Things in Tokyo: May Round-up

Emily Wakeling 2014-05-02

A short list of events and exhibitions across Tokyo in May.

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10 Things in Tokyo: April Round-up

Emily Wakeling 2014-04-11

A short list of events and exhibitions happening across Tokyo, and beyond, in April.

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Public Art #6: Choi Jeong Hwa’s “Fruits Tree”

Nick West 2014-03-27

Choi Jeong Hwa’s large sculpture stands in Rinko Park in Minato Mirai, Yokohama.

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10 Things in Tokyo: March Round-up

Emily Wakeling 2014-03-04

A short list of exhibitions and events happening across Tokyo during March.

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Public Art #5: Daniel Buren’s “25 Porticos”

Nick West 2014-02-28

Buren’s vertically striped gateways stand amid the grand concrete structures of Odaiba.

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10 Things in Tokyo: February Roundup

Emily Wakeling 2014-02-02

A short list of exhibitions and events happening across Tokyo during February.

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Our Favorites: Exhibitions and Events in 2013

Emily Wakeling 2013-12-22

Tokyo Art Beat’s writers share their highlights of Tokyo exhibitions and events for 2013.

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Public Art #4: Faret Tachikawa

Nick West 2013-09-27

The fourth in a series about public art in Tokyo takes a wander through Tachikawa’s collection of public art projects.

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10 Photography Events in Tokyo this Autumn

Emily Wakeling 2013-09-17

It’s always photography season in Tokyo. Take your pick from these 10 events.

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Tokyo Sticker Bombing

Justin Egli 2013-08-23

There’s some fine art to be found on the sidewalks and lampposts of Tokyo.

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Public Art #3: Louise Bourgeois’ Maman

Nick West 2013-07-24

The third in a series about public art in Tokyo takes a look at the gigantic spider sculpture within the Roppongi Hills complex.

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10 Cafes and Bars inside the Tokyo Art Scene

Emily Wakeling 2013-07-12

A list of Tokyo spaces that combine art, food and drink.

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Public Art #2: Masatake Kouzaki’s Tougen, Anjin

Nick West 2013-06-24

Masatake Kouzaki’s illuminated mural at Daikanyama T-Site is the subject for the second piece in a series about public artworks in Tokyo.

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10 Exhibitions to See During the Rainy Season

Jennifer Pastore 2013-06-14

Here are some ways to combine blossom-viewing and art-viewing during the wet season in Tokyo.

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10 Art Spaces Open on Mondays

Emily Wakeling 2013-06-04

Not everything is closed on Mondays- here’s a selection of worthwhile places and shows that can be viewed when the options seem limited.

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Public Art #1: Roy Lichtenstein’s Tokyo Brushstrokes

Nick West 2013-05-24

Lichtenstein’s Tokyo Brushstroke I & II are the feature in the first of a new series about Tokyo’s public art projects.

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10 Exhibitions to See During Golden Week

Emily Wakeling 2013-04-19

Some of the top art attractions over the coming holidays.

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10 Other Things to See During Hanami Season

Emily Wakeling 2013-03-22

Cherry blossom viewing time is also a great time to see exhibitions around Tokyo.

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No Rest for the Artistic

Emily Wakeling 2013-03-18

The fourth Roppongi Art Night appoints for the first time an artistic director.

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Defining New Diary Forms Today

Tokyo Culture Creation Project 2013-02-19

Private life is becoming public, and public life is becoming private; so the message goes with this year’s Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions (Yebizo).

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2012: A Year of Arts News in Japan

William Andrews 2012-12-25

Exhibitions, (re-)openings, new appointments, scandals and more…

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2012 Year in Review

Emily Wakeling 2012-12-23

A short round-up of the year just passed

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Designing New Social Systems Through Sharing and Networking: Culture and Social Innovation – Tokyo Conference

Tokyo Culture Creation Project 2012-12-15

A report on the second day of the Tokyo Culture Creation Project’s international conference, held at Tosho Hall on October 20, 2012

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The Sight-Sound Connection

Tokyo Culture Creation Project 2012-11-15

A new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo investigates the relationship between music and art

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