Charting a city and its multiple scenes, frame by frame
– A Review of “Nobita’s Exhibition” at IRA, Shinjuku
The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum presents the allegorical and religious paintings of a Renaissance master.
Transitions of time and place encircle the twisting flow of narrative as Leonardo Pellegatta brings his own story to Joyce’s novel.
Imaitoonz gets political in his comeback show.
“An Exhibition of Early Ukiyo-e” Reflects a Time of Peace and Pleasure.
“From My Window” showcases Yoko Ono’s formative influence on conceptual art.
The Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum’s ‘Arbors of Art’ showcases the interplay of art and space.
“I Have An Idea” taps into the mind of architect Frank Gehry and sparks inspiration of all kinds.
Masato Nakamura bears witness to a substantial branch of Japanese contemporary art history with his first major solo show in 10 years
– A Review of “Don’t Follow the Wind Non-Visitor Center”
How Western landscape painting came into its own.
A review of Keiichi Tanaami’s “Passage in the Air” held at Nanzuka Gallery
The melancholy, menacing, and seductive sides of Japanese spirits.
Roberto Chabet and the Development of Contemporary Art in the Philippines – A Review of MAM Research 002: Who Was Roberto Chabet?
Timely reflections upon a forsaken world
Mori Art Museum’s newly established “MAM Research” program sheds new light on the radical performance of the 1960s
A major retrospective thirty years after the death of the painter of despair and absurdity
JungGi Kim brings his superhuman skill to Tokyo
Psychiatrist Dr. Takahashi’s collection goes on display
A look back at the 27th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival.
Filmmaker Michel Gondry offers Tokyo gallery visitors the chance to step into his world and make their own movies
Meet the larger-than-life character currently on display in Kanda.
David Lynch returns to Tokyo to showcase his most recent body of work.
Tsuyoshi Hisakado’s subtle kinetic installations on view at Ota Fine Arts
Another piece in the puzzle mapping Japanese postwar avant-garde activity.
Two photography exhibits offer the opportunity to consider the boundaries of photography
Yusuke Komuta displays his fascination for geometric patterns found in familiar objects.
Yasumasa Morimura flips, inverts and expands Velasquez’s masterpiece “Las Meninas”
The 26th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) wrapped on October 25th.
TABlog's writers and video reporters deliver regular reviews, features and interviews to stimulate discussion about all sides of Tokyo's creative scene.