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

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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.


Masako Ando at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art [Artforum]

“Open Space 2012” at the NTT Intercommunication Center [Artscape International]

“Real Japanesque: The Unique World of Japanese Contemporary Art” at the National Museum of Art, Osaka [Japan Times]

“Gutai – The Spirit of an Era” at the National Art Center, Tokyo [Japan Times]

Osamu Wataya at Taka Ishii Gallery Photography/Film [Japan Times]

Kaoru Hirano at SCAI The Bathhouse [Japan Times]

“Gutai – The Spirit of an Era” at the National Art Center, Tokyo [TAB]


Women’s Style: Yayoi Kusama [AnOther Magazine]

The Yappeshi Festival in Tohoku [ArtAsiaPacific]

• The opening of Yayoi Kusama’s retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art [Artforum]

The Dog House, a house for art patron Joni Waka, by Joseph Kosuth [Artscape International]

The Tokoro Museum of Art, Omishima, and the Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari [Artscape International]

Kenji Yanobe at the Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art [Japan Times]

Jikken Kobo [Japanese Contemporary Art ]

Yayoi Kusama [New York Magazine]


Ahn Sehong’s “Layer by Layer” exhibition of photographs depicting “comfort women” survivors shut down [ArtAsiaPacific]

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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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