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'Emerging 2018'

/ Jul 10, 2018

'Emerging 2018'

by Yukari Tanaka

July 14-Sept. 24 Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS) has been running programs to support and nurture young and up-and-coming artists since it was established in 2001. Its "Emerging" exhibition, previously known as "TWS-Emerging," is a showcase of works selected in collaboration with Tokyo Wonder Wall (TWW), ...

'Souvenirs as a Mirror of Japanese Culture'

/ Jul 3, 2018

'Souvenirs as a Mirror of Japanese Culture'

by Yukari Tanaka

July 10-Sept. 17 As traveling become more popular among Japanese, the custom of giving omiyage (souvenirs) has become a regular part of everyday life. This exhibition looks at travel destinations in Japan, omiyage specialties, travelers and their souvenir preferences, and what happens to so many ...

'Women: Through the Lens'

/ Jul 3, 2018

'Women: Through the Lens'

by Yukari Tanaka

July 12-Sept. 1 The female form has long been a favorite subject among artists, often admired or even worshipped as an idealization of beauty. Photographers, too, have produced many masterpieces of women, whether as portraits or artistic works. Emphasizing femininity, elegance, delicateness, glamor, motherhood and strength, ...

'Michelangelo and the Ideal Body'

/ Jun 19, 2018

'Michelangelo and the Ideal Body'

by Yukari Tanaka

June 19-Sept. 24 Michelangelo's "The Creation of Adam" and "The Last Judgment" on the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, his "Pieta" sculpture of Mary holding the body of Christ at St. Peter's Basilica, and his marble statue of "David" in Florence are some of ...

'Nowhere'

/ Jun 12, 2018

'Nowhere'

by Yukari Tanaka

June 15-July 8 Yuna Yagi is a Kyoto-based photographer whose work, since her debut in 2010, has been praised by critics both here and abroad. Her photos have been featured at the Kyotographie International Photography Festival and earned her the Hasselblad Award in 2016. Rooted in ...