Juan Carlos Ortiz Pozos was born in a remote mountain village in the Pyrenees but has lived in cities like Barcelona, Milan, Paris and Melbourne. He has called Tokyo home for close…

This has been broken beautifully.” Yoshiko Kuge says as she surveys the pieces of what was once my plate. I hadn’t thought that a broken tableware could elicit such admiration, and for…

Solène Ballesta grew up in Versailles, on the outskirts of Paris. Maybe we would expect Ballesta, a photographer, to stay in one of the most photographable towns in the world, but she…

Art and technology combine at the latest installment of the popular exhibition series CrypTOKYO. Curated by experts at leading NFT marketplace Blockchain Art Exchange (BAE) which is produced by Bailey Labs, the…

Tokyo has no shortage of fascinating museums, yet too few of us dare to venture beyond the comfortable confines of Ueno Park and its selection of high-profile attractions. If you step out of…

Though Shibuya might not be the first Tokyo neighborhood that comes to mind when we think of art, it certainly has cultivated its own idiosyncratic creative culture over the years. Rayard Miyashita…

Roppongi has made a name for itself when it comes to art offerings. Even though the Roppongi Art Night was sadly postponed, there are still exciting exhibitions in the area. September is…

While we may have passed the hottest point of the year, September is still sweltering and it’s good to take advantage of Tokyo’s indoor recreations before heading out for the autumn leaves.…

“Close your legs” or “sit like a lady” were phrases I often heard as a child. Back then, I didn’t identify myself with terms like “lady” (I hated it, actually) and I…

“Skeletons would tell their stories if only they had a pen, a piece of paper and a bit of curiosity,” Mariia Ermilova Terada believes. She is what we call a green thinker.…

Yuko Shimizu has certainly faced more than her fair share of these circumstances and as she herself attests; she is strong. Now a multi-award-winning illustrator and college art instructor based in New…

On the surface, the five artists do not have much in common.  Walls & Bridges – Touching the World, Living the World, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, is a kind of…