Reviews

Art in Sleep and Dreams

Alma_Reyes 2021-01-15

Sleeping: Life with Art – From Goya and Rubens to Shiota Chiharu at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

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Timeless, Fearless, and Borderless: Eiko Ishioka

Alma_Reyes 2021-01-04

A retrospective for a trailblazing designer

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Eri Kawamura: Touch of the Urban Skin

TABlogEditors 2020-12-15

A photographer explores the textures of life.

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Urban Cultures through the Eyes of Rimpa and Impressionism

Alma_Reyes 2020-12-14

“Rimpa and Impressionism: Arts Produced by Urban Cultures, East and West” at Artizon Museum

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Post-Impressionism Visions from West to East

Alma_Reyes 2020-12-04

“1894 Visions: Odilon Redon and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec” at Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo

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Gender in Japanese History

Jennifer Pastore 2020-11-19

A look at gender roles in Japan throughout the ages

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Under Reconstruction

Jennifer Pastore 2020-09-14

A collection reinterpreted at Nerima Art Museum

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Riddle Solving and Division: mé’s “Obviously, No One Can Make Heads Nor Tales”

TABlogEditors 2020-04-24

Artist and author Yohei Kurose reviews a puzzling exhibition at Chiba City Museum of Art last autumn.

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Online Confidential: An International Art Festival Moves to the Web

Jennifer Pastore 2020-04-10

Watch video art from galleries around the world through April 19.

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Sakura, Sakura, Sakura 2020 – Flower Viewing at the Museum!

Mac Salman 2020-04-02

The Yamatane Museum of Art opened a special exhibition of its cherry blossom paintings.

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Fever Room

Justin Egli 2019-07-22

Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dazzling and disorientating exploration of when dreams and reality collide

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The Nature Rules: Dreaming of Earth Project

Emily Saya Niemann 2019-07-16

Considering the social and ecological impact of the Demilitarized Zone from a creative perspective

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Blending Media and Artistic Expression

Terrance Young 2019-06-10

The 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival

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What is “Outsider” Art in Japan?

Emily Saya Niemann 2019-05-14

Seventy-two artists from across the country debut over 2,000 works at Gallery AaMo

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Memories of the Future

Paul Heaton 2019-05-10

The master of futurism makes his long-awaited return

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Le Corbusier and the Age of Purism

gordon_higgins 2019-04-15

The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo revisits the art and architecture of the French Modernist who built it.

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“Impossible” Architecture

gordon_higgins 2019-03-15

Structures that might have been

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Toeko Tatsuno On Paper

michelle_zacharias 2018-12-17

How an abstract painter used printmaking to follow and break with the artistic trends of her times

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New Material × Old Material

Emily Saya Niemann 2018-12-15

Artist Hiroshi Sugimoto’s architectural projects with the New Material Research Laboratory

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Things So Faint But Real –– Contemporary Japanese Photography

Mac Salman 2018-12-13

TOP Museum spotlights five rising photographers.

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Higashiyama Kaii Retrospective 1908-1999

Mac Salman 2018-11-15

68 paintings and 45 sketches make up this tribute to one of Japan’s best-loved landscape painters.

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MOT Satellite Fall 2018

Mac Salman 2018-11-06

The Kiyosumi-Shirakawa neighbourhood opens itself up to creative events while the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo is closed.

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I Know Something About Love, Asian Contemporary Photography

Emily Saya Niemann 2018-10-29

Social, cultural, and interpersonal issues seen through six lenses.

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I Want You to Look at My Prospects for the Future – Plants and I

michelle_zacharias 2018-10-13

The latest show at The Yayoi Kusama Museum explores her explores her botanical roots.

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Audio Architecture

hugh_hsu 2018-09-28

An interactive show at 21_21 Design Sight rocks the foundations of space and sound.

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Structural Issues

gordon_higgins 2018-09-09

Revisiting the Anarchitecture of Gordon Matta-Clark at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.

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Monet’s Legacy

michelle_zacharias 2018-08-17

Yokohama Museum of Art presents works by the Impressionist master and contemporary artists inspired by him.

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Mirthful Medleys

hugh_hsu 2018-08-10

Bertrand Lavier at Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo

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Summer Night Museum is Back!

TABlogEditors 2018-07-19

Open late through August: Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Edo-Tokyo Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, and Tokyo Photographic Art Museum

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Troublemakers

hugh_hsu 2018-07-06

Fifteen disobedient artists in “Rebel Without a Cause” at Watari-um.

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