How an abstract painter used printmaking to follow and break with the artistic trends of her times
Artist Hiroshi Sugimoto’s architectural projects with the New Material Research Laboratory
TOP Museum spotlights five rising photographers.
68 paintings and 45 sketches make up this tribute to one of Japan’s best-loved landscape painters.
The Kiyosumi-Shirakawa neighbourhood opens itself up to creative events while the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo is closed.
Social, cultural, and interpersonal issues seen through six lenses.
The latest show at The Yayoi Kusama Museum explores her explores her botanical roots.
An interactive show at 21_21 Design Sight rocks the foundations of space and sound.
Revisiting the Anarchitecture of Gordon Matta-Clark at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
Yokohama Museum of Art presents works by the Impressionist master and contemporary artists inspired by him.
Bertrand Lavier at Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo
Open late through August: Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Edo-Tokyo Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, and Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
Fifteen disobedient artists in “Rebel Without a Cause” at Watari-um.
Kishio Suga’s “Released Existence on Edges”
Momoyo Iijima’s art deals with the memory objects possess internally.
Sachiko Kazama’s “Dyslympia 2680”
Gallery 916 is gone, but you can still see Director Yoshihiko Ueda’s latest works in a new photo book.
The startling encounters of Tomoo Gokita
Impressive but lacking in contextual depth, Mori Art Museum’s tribute to Japanese architecture collapses under its own weight.
Revolutions in art and life by Japan’s most imaginative costume designer
An installation artist looks at life as a journey through the lens of postwar illustrator Chihiro Iwasaki.
Two exhibitions offer a rare look at the origins and modernization of Japanese photography
Highlights from the tenth annual Yebizo festival
The Tokyo National Museum displays amazing artifacts from ancient crossroad civilizations.
A review of Makoto Aida’s “Ground No Plan”
How Taikan Yokoyama redefined Japan’s painting tradition
The Teien Art Museum, Tokyo’s Art Deco palace, makes a home for the enduring decorative arts.
“Grain and Image” at Yokohama Museum of Art gets to the aesthetic and conceptual heart of the photographer’s work.
The supernatural adventure manga ‘3×3 Eyes’ celebrates its 30th anniversary with an exhibition in Ikebukuro.
A review of Lu Yang’s “Electromagnetic Brainology”
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