Cirque du Soleil: Totem

The world-famous theatrical production Cirque de Soleil sails into Japan again this year, performing its Totem show. The captivating performance first premiered six years ago, and has since been performed in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

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All Aboard! The Cat Bus to the Ghibli Forest

Studio Ghibli is one of the most popular animation studios in Japan after creating hits such as “Princess Mononoke” and “Howl’s Moving Castle.” Now the studio’s Ghibli Museum in western Tokyo is celebrating its 15th year with a new exhibition.

“All Aboard! The Cat Bus ...

Mannequin History Exhibition

Mannequins are the unsung heroes in fashion, designed on the whole to fade into the background to let the clothes sing. Having said that, an archaic mannequin is as instantly recognizable as the trends of yesteryear, which brings home just how much they change ...

Elizabeth Peyton: Still Life

American artist Elizabeth Peyton gained much acclaim for her prints, paintings and sketches during the early 1990s, but it is her portraiture of close friends, historical figures and icons that she is particularly noted for. She has been lauded for her stylized, passionate and ...

N.S. Harsha: Charming Journey

As one of India’s leading contemporary artists, N.S. Harsha is well known not only for his participation in international exhibitions, but also for his contribution to local communities through creative projects and workshops for children across the world.

Harsha’s works depict daily experiences in Mysore, ...

Human: Ideal Expression of People in Japanese Painting

People and the human condition were common subjects among Japan’s modern painters. Bijin-ga depicted beautiful women, Buddhist works were considered as the ultimate representation of humankind and noted figures and literary characters were celebrated in historical paintings.

Influenced by an influx of late 19th- and ...