Daisuke Kikuchi

For Daisuke Kikuchi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

'Keith Haring Multiplexism'

Mar 26, 2015

'Keith Haring Multiplexism'

March 21-Jan. 4, 2016 “Keith Haring Multiplexism” explores diverse expressions involving modern Internet technology visible in Haring’s works using six key phrases: future primitive, art and fashion, HIV/AIDS: arts and activism, children, Japanese culture and art history. Haring’s work is also being displayed in ...

'Special Exhibition: The Great Battle of Sekigahara'

Mar 26, 2015

'Special Exhibition: The Great Battle of Sekigahara'

March 28-May 17 In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the death of shogunate Ieyasu Tokugawa, the Edo Tokyo Museum is hosting a traveling exhibition on the Battle of Sekigahara. The Sekigahara campaign (1598-1603), during which Ieyasu and his allies fought Ishida Mitsunari, involved ...

'Art Meets 02: Nobuaki Onishi / Masaru Aikawa'

Mar 19, 2015

'Art Meets 02: Nobuaki Onishi / Masaru Aikawa'

March 21-June 7 “Art Meets” is a series of exhibitions that aims to challenge visitors’ perceptions of the world through the various expressions of established artists. This second exhibition features mixed-media works Nobuaki Onishi and Masaru Aikawa. Onishi explores the originality and individuality of ...

'Rene Magritte'

Mar 19, 2015

'Rene Magritte'

March 25-June 29 It’s been 13 years since the last large-scale Rene Magritte (1898-1967) exhibition was held in Japan. Regarded as one of the most important artists of the 20th century, Magritte made the familiar unfamiliar by using ordinary subjects in unusual and thought-provoking ...

Lim Hyung Joo pairs pop with opera on 'Finally'

| Mar 17, 2015

Lim Hyung Joo pairs pop with opera on 'Finally'

Lim Hyung Joo “Finally” (Universal Music Japan) When thinking of K-pop, acts that come to mind are girl groups like Girl’s Generation or 2NE1, who have ranked highly in the Billboard chart in recent years, or Psy and his signature “Gangnam Style” dancing that ...

'Indian Buddhist Art from Indian Museum, Kolkata'

Mar 12, 2015

'Indian Buddhist Art from Indian Museum, Kolkata'

March 17-May 17 As a major attraction of the “Festival of India in Japan 2014-15,” this exhibition brings to Japan around 80 Indian Buddhist artworks from the Indian Museum, Kolkata, which was founded in 1814 and is the oldest general museum in India. Seven ...

'Barnett Newman: The Stations of the Cross'

Mar 12, 2015

'Barnett Newman: The Stations of the Cross'

March 14-June 7 These minimalist monochrome works by the abstract expressionist Barnett Newman have been lent to the Miho Museum by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Though oceans apart, the two museums were both designed by the architect I.M. Pei, a connection that ...