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”
Japan’s influence on Western Art is on show at two complementary exhibitions in Ueno.
The Dansaekhwa movement at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
The artist initiative commandN’s two decades of exploring “gaps and crevices” in Tokyo.
A mini retrospective at 21_21 Design Site for the artist of spectral light.
The National Art Center, Tokyo locates his unique place in his field.
What you can see and how you can get tickets!
Rewinding on an experimental film movement from the 1960s
“Sunshower” and Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia
Love, Death, and Truth at Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
International artists contemplate connectivity and isolation in our fractured world.
Alberto Giacometti at The National Art Center, Tokyo
21_21 Design Sight gets a new space.
A retrospective toasting the enduring, evolving spirit of Japan’s most beloved artist.
Ei Arakawa’s Tryst presented Gutai as musical theatre at Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo.
Graphic artist Mark Drew goes beyond the superficial in cultural references at his Clear Edition & Gallery show.
The Hara Museum proves itself an exceptional space for the intimacy of Elizabeth Peyton’s portraits.
Five centuries of understated tea bowls get to the heart of the wabi-sabi aesthetic.
A trip through the cosmos – via Southern India
An exhibition exploring a visionary’s influences
Tokyo’s artistic celebration for International Women’s Day.
An underwhelming collaboration between painter Yuka Asakura and fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto.
One painter’s ceaseless pursuit of simplification.
The book Japanese Tattoos: History* Culture* Design explores the traditional roots and contemporary creativity of Japanese tattoos.
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