The galleries of Tokyo don’t exactly have an open-door policy when it comes to new art. In fact, many artists — established or not — have to shell out precious yen to exhibit here.

Eyesaw, a Tokyo-based nonprofit organization, is doing much to get art out of the studio and into the public eye. Through quarterly exhibitions and informal monthly “salons” for interaction, contemporary artists of all genres are given a chance to network, collaborate and exhibit.

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