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Art Space Tokyo: An intimate guide to the Tokyo art world

News, Reviews, Reports


Every month, Art Space Tokyo offers you a round up of exhibition reviews, interviews, feature articles and news items published on other websites. For up-to-the-minute info on Japanese contemporary art, follow us on Twitter.


Kohei Nawa at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo [Artforum]

Tadaaki Kuwayama at the National Museum of Art, Osaka [Artscape International]

Yukihiro Taguchi at the Mori Art Museum [Artscape International]

Chim↑Pom at Mujin-to Production [Artscape International]

Art Fair Tokyo at the Tokyo International Forum [Art Newspaper]

Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Scottish National Museum of Art [Culture 24]

Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Scottish National Museum of Art [Guardian]

“Café in Mito” at Art Tower Mito [Japan Times]

Yayoi Kusama at the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art [Japan Times]

Tsubasa Kato at SNAC and Kiba Park [TAB]

The Yokohama Triennale at the Yokohama Museum of Art [TAB]

Yoko Ono talk at the Mori Art Museum [TAB]

Koki Tanaka at Aoyama | Meguro [TAB]

The Dojima River Biennale [TAB]

Lee Ufan at the Guggenheim Museum [VOA]


Yoko Ono [Boing Boing]

Kohei Nawa [Japan Times]

Tsuneo Enari at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography [Japan Times]

Motoi Yamamoto [Japan Times]


Postcard from Japan [Frieze]

• Video on Chim↑Pom [Frontline / PBS]

• Video of photographs washed away by tsunami being restored and returned to their owners [Guardian]

Quakes and Arts IV [Realtokyo]

• Molten glass pyrographs by Etsuko Ichikawa [Spoon & Tamago]

Manga, sex and censorship [Yomiuri]

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Art Space Tokyo is a 272 page guide to the Tokyo art world produced and published by Craig Mod & PRE/POST.

It was originally published in 2008 by Chin Music Press.

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