'Like a Star: Leaving and the Things That Are Left'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Dec 4, 2018

'Like a Star: Leaving and the Things That Are Left'

Dec. 8-Feb. 11 The Ashiya City Museum of Art and History's documentation of artists includes historical sketchbooks, diaries, manuscripts and photographs, many of which were once keepsakes of artists' families and close friends. Such items offer valuable insight into artists' personal lives and help further ...

'Michael Kenna: A 45 Year Odyssey 1973-2018'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Nov 28, 2018

'Michael Kenna: A 45 Year Odyssey 1973-2018'

Dec. 1-Jan. 27 An internationally recognized landscape photographer, Michael Kenna has had more than 450 solo exhibitions and published around 70 photo books. With a focus on the mystical effects of lighting and the relationship of man-made structures and landscape, he often uses black-and-white film ...

'Randall Okita: A Place Between'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Nov 28, 2018

'Randall Okita: A Place Between'

Nov. 29-Feb. 14 Working closely with sculpture, technology and performance, Japanese-Canadian artist and filmmaker Randall Okita creates innovative installations that challenge the conventional notions of artistic disciplines while addressing difficult subjects such as violence, conflict and reconciliation. His works combine sculpture, film, digital media and ...

'Romantic Russia'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Nov 20, 2018

'Romantic Russia'

Nov. 23-Jan. 27 During the late 19th century, a number of young artists left the Russian Imperial Academy of Arts and established the Wanderers, a group that pursued realism and resisted the government-led academic rules of neoclassical art. The group's name referred to the artists' ...

"Grand Open': Marvelous Liberation'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Nov 20, 2018

"Grand Open': Marvelous Liberation'

Nov. 22-Jan. 26 Chim↑Pom — artists Ryuta Ushiro, Yasutaka Hayashi, Ellie, Masataka Okada, Motomu Inaoka and Toshinori Mizuno — has built an international reputation for unusual works that comment on contemporary society and individuals, while highlighting the contradictions and borders that emerge as humanity strives ...