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.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s sorcery in image-making at TOP Museum.
MOMAT takes another look at Ei-Q, a misunderstood artist out of step with his times.
Tom Sachs reconfigures Japanese tea aesthetics through bricolage.
A few must-sees for the art festival’s last weekend
An omni-talented photographer’s dystopian view of the future is unveiled at TOP Museum.
A Review of Thomas Hirschhorn’s and Santiago Sierra’s “Radical Democracy”
A show that gets at photography’s age-old question: Is the medium an expression of art or life?
A compellingly concise retrospective for a 20th century photographer who reimagined the world.
A rare glimpse into the art and culture of one of the world’s most intriguing countries.
Tatsumi Orimoto brings his absurdist brand of humanism home to the Kawasaki City Museum.
Charting a city and its multiple scenes, frame by frame
– A Review of “Nobita’s Exhibition” at IRA, Shinjuku
The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum presents the allegorical and religious paintings of a Renaissance master.
Transitions of time and place encircle the twisting flow of narrative as Leonardo Pellegatta brings his own story to Joyce’s novel.
Imaitoonz gets political in his comeback show.
“An Exhibition of Early Ukiyo-e” Reflects a Time of Peace and Pleasure.
“From My Window” showcases Yoko Ono’s formative influence on conceptual art.
The Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum’s ‘Arbors of Art’ showcases the interplay of art and space.
“I Have An Idea” taps into the mind of architect Frank Gehry and sparks inspiration of all kinds.
Masato Nakamura bears witness to a substantial branch of Japanese contemporary art history with his first major solo show in 10 years
– A Review of “Don’t Follow the Wind Non-Visitor Center”
How Western landscape painting came into its own.
A review of Keiichi Tanaami’s “Passage in the Air” held at Nanzuka Gallery
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
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