Art

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Saburo Murakami

Saburo Murakami (1925-1996), founder of the Zero Group of artists and a member of the Gutai Art Association, is best-known for his conceptual paintings and performances. His kami-yaburi (paper-breaking) works, for which he would burst through sheets of paper mounted on wooden frames, were an ...

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Dogo Onsenart 2018

Dogo Onsenart 2018

While the country's oldest spa resort, Dogo Onsen, is a popular spot to relax, visitors will be able to soak in some art over the next 18 months when Dogo Onsenart begins this weekend. The streets and hotels surrounding Dogo in Matsuyama will be decked ...

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Ikebana × Hyakudankaidan 2017

Ikebana × Hyakudankaidan 2017

What sets the Hotel Gajoen Tokyo (formerly known as Meguro Gajoen) apart from other buildings is its wooden Hyakudan Kaidan, which translates as "staircase of 100 steps" and leads visitors to seven gorgeous banquet rooms. The space is packed with old paintings, but this autumn ...

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Ibaraki: Kasama-no Kiku Matsuri

Chrysanthemum Exhibition. Potted chrysanthemums and dolls made of chrysanthemum are exhibited in the shrine precincts. Japanese traditional performing arts, such as Bugaku (Ancient court dance with music) and Yabusame are also performed during the festival period. Admission to the exhibition of chrysanthemum dolls is ...

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Tokyo: Kameido Tenjin Kiku Matsuri

Chrysanthemum Exhibition. Admission is free. Schedule & Key events: ● daily 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Kameido Tenjin Shrine, Koto-ku, Tokyo Access: (1) JR Sobu Line to Kameido Sta. (North Exit), and then walk 15 min. (2) JR Sobu Line or Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line to ...