'24 FPS: JR's Video Exhibition'

Oct 20, 2015

'24 FPS: JR's Video Exhibition'

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Oct. 24-Nov. 29 The Watari-Um (Watari Museum of Contemporary Art) first held an exhibition of the French artist and photographer known as “JR” in 2013. For that show the museum’s exterior was covered with his giant monochrome photographs. This current exhibition displays three new ...

Taking flight with Arata Isozaki

Dec 11, 2014

Taking flight with Arata Isozaki

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I once almost got to interview the architect Arata Isozaki, but it was canceled due to his ill health at the time. No doubt a consideration in the cancelation was the fact that interviews with him can go to extreme lengths, as Isozaki has ...

'Shuji Terayama: Knock'

Jul 3, 2013

'Shuji Terayama: Knock'

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Commemorating 30 years since the passing of avant-garde writer and artist Shuji Terayama, this exhibition brings together artifacts from his 30-hour street play, “Knock.” In 1975, Terayama and his theater troupe used Tokyo’s Asagaya neighborhood in Suginami Ward as the stage for this work, ...