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For Megan Green's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

'Yokoo Maniarism Vol.1'

/ Aug 9, 2016

'Yokoo Maniarism Vol.1'

Aug. 6-Nov. 27 Tadanori Yokoo, the eponymous artist of this Kobe museum, is one of Japan’s most internationally recognized artists. Born in Nishikawa, Hyogo Prefecture, Yokoo is best known for his vibrant poster and album-cover colored illustrations. This exhibition peeks into his personal world ...

'Scary Pictures of Ukiyo-e'

/ Aug 2, 2016

'Scary Pictures of Ukiyo-e'

Aug. 2-Aug. 28 The game kimodameshi can be a scary way to chill your bones on a hot summer night. It involves daring a friend to venture into a supposedly haunted place and return with some kind of souvenir to prove their courage. The ...

Tokyo serves up some frozen delights

Jul 22, 2016

Tokyo serves up some frozen delights

Ice cream and gelato has been the go-to for cooling refreshments for centuries, evolving from the Romans eating fruit-juice flavored snow to the vanilla, chocolate chip and other popular dairy-rich products we see today. But who says we have to stick to the regular ...

'Hello, My Name is Paul Smith'

/ Jul 19, 2016

'Hello, My Name is Paul Smith'

July 27-Aug. 23 This large-scale touring exhibition of renowned British fashion designer Paul Smith has just moved from its opening venue in Kyoto to The Ueno Royal Museum in Tokyo. Following the career of Smith, the exhibits reveal aspects of the designer’s life, including ...

'The Quay Brothers Phantom Museums'

/ Jul 19, 2016

'The Quay Brothers Phantom Museums'

July 23-Oct. 10 Twins Steven and Timothy Quay, better known as the Quay Brothers or Brothers Quay, are two of the most influential stop-motion animators. Born in America but based in London, the Quay Brothers show strong European influences in their work, which has ...