A landmark exhibition for controversial artist Makoto Aida at Mori Art Museum
The first large-scale exhibition for the controversial unit Chim Pom
Tokyo’s first major retrospective of the post-war art movement
Internet meme photographer Natsumi Hayashi’s first solo exhibition in Tokyo.
The festival showcased Chris Marker, and new Japanese and global film talent
Thomas Demand’s contemplations on memory, photography and the media
Daido Moriyama proves he still matters in 2012
Oliver Payne’s exhibition of new works at Nanzuka
Hiroshi Sugimoto’s take on the history of clothing and its relation to the human race
Katsuhiro Otomo returns to Neo-Tokyo
Art meets activism at the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
Ken Okiishi “(Goodbye to)” at Take Ninagawa
Celebrating the avant-garde graphic design work of Aleksandr Rodchenko
A photography exhibition explores the significance of the national flag.
Naoyuki Hata’s “Pelletron new no.4” takes absolute lack of understanding as its starting point.
Prisoners and un-publishing in Nakameguro
A double-bill of Ryudai Takano’s work showcases the photographer’s interest in daily life and the figurative
The Department of Inter Media Art, Tokyo University of the Arts and other 2012 graduation exhibitions
Two simultaneous Tokyo shows for the most famous Japanese female artist in the world.
Tokyo Art Beat looks at the highlights of FILMeX 2011 and, in case you missed them at the festival, lists some titles opening at Tokyo arthouse theaters in 2012. No spoilers ahead!
Project over profit in this site-specific art event
A review of “Metabolism, the City of the Future”, at the Mori Art Museum
Leo Rubinfien’s “Wounded Cities”, at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
Light art meets high fashion in Omotesando.
“Fukagawa, Future, Humanity” at SNAC and in Kiba Park.
Looking at one of the exhibition themes for the Triennale
The icon offers advice for the victims of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
Koki Tanaka’s “In a Place Between Snowballs and Stones” at Aoyama | Meguro gallery.
Ryoko Takahashi “liberation” at Gallery Momo Ryogoku
LG Williams “Anything But” at The Container
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