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.
Looking back on fifty years of the D&AD Awards
Large-scale interactive works by Mariko Mori at Louis Vuitton Espace.
Luke Fowler and Toshiya Tsunoda’s installation orienteers a “landscape” through sound and image that is rooted in cinema.
An introduction to the performances of artist and musician Asuna.
Images of Japan’s beach culture by Eiichiro Sakata.
The NACT opens one of the most comprehensive exhibitions of American pop art ever to be seen in Japan.
Media artist and aviator Kazuhiko Hachiya exhibits his latest creation.
An exhibition of post-war Californian design
‘Design Ah!’ shows an A-B-C of what design can be.
Street artist JR brings his poster art project to Tohoku and Tokyo.
Daisuke Yokota’s highly processed photography leaves a sinister impression.
The 16th Japan Media Arts Festival at the National Art Center, Tokyo
The 13th Edition of Tokyo FILMeX has wrapped. This year’s installment of the festival showcases two dozen new films by Asian directors, including five from Japan.
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