The Serpentine Galleries director spoke with art critic Shinya Sugawara during a visit to Japan.
TAB talks with the director of the TRANS– art project.
Five artists share their thoughts on the festival and its ideas.
An interview on the film “Ninomiya Kinjiro”
An interview with the pioneering illustrator Yoshitaka Amano
An interview with the Osaka-based artist of gold, transformation, and rust
Talking with Maurice Jones, Artistic and Communications Director of the music and technology festival MUTEK.JP.
A Japanese feminist photographer reclaims her legacy.
Protected in secret for years, some of the world’s most precious ancient artwork is now at the Tokyo National Museum.
Jesse Freeman, gifted in the art of homage, describes the foundations of his work, coming into his own, and paying tribute.
As part of a globally itinerant muralist duo with collaborator Zosen, Mina Hamada has brought a blast of sugar-sweet color to Saitama
“Reaching beyond the context of art, I want to create a temporary social installation within the dynamic metabolism of urban space.”
The people behind a major show from Musée Marmottan Monet discuss how the exhibition was achieved at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
A place to rediscover human potential as society is brought to art, and art is brought to society.
An interview with Vandy Rattana, an artist who draws upon a primitive human spirit to talk of the fraught condition of today’s modern society.
An interview with Tokyo Art Beat co-founders Paul Baron, Kosuke Fujitaka, and Olivier Thereaux.
Japanese photographer Ryudai Takano discusses nudity and censorship as he reflects on recent controversy surrounding his work
An interview with Swedish photographer Lina Scheynius
Contemporary artist Takayuki Yamamoto speaks about his commission for “Go-Betweens: The World Seen Through Children” at the Mori Art Museum.
An interview with emerging filmmaker Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour, Jr.
An interview with Roppongi Crossing 2013 guest curators Reuben Keehan and Gabriel Ritter.
Swiss architect Christian Kerez speaks of his body of work and his admiration for Japanese design.
Contemporary artist Tomoko Yoneda speaks about her photographic practice and the politics of recording history.
Independent curator Shihoko Iida talks about her experiences in Japan, Australia and Korea, as well as her thoughts on the current state of curating in Japan today.
Sculptor Katsura Funakoshi answers 10 questions about art, life, books and Tokyo.
An interview with music, video and conceptual design artist Sputniko!
An interview with the program director of FILMeX, Shozo Ichiyama
Looking back at the period of the Metabolists through the eyes of today
Interviews with Kozo Miyoshi and Asako Narahashi, two of the photographers participating in the “Cherry Blossoms of Memory” exhibition at RICOH Photo Gallery RING CUBE in Ginza.
An interview with Motohiko Odani.
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