Art

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Marcel Duchamp and Japanese Art

Throughout his career, the French-American artist Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) challenged the values of Western art through his experimentation with impressionism, symbolism, fauvism and cubism, and his use of risque humor and wit. In an unusual approach to exhibiting, this show combines the art of Duchamp ...

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Vogue Fashion's Night Out 2018

Vogue Fashion's Night Out 2018

It's not like Tokyo ever really takes a break from shopping, especially in the trendy neighborhood of Omotesando. This weekend, though, fashion and brand names will be even more prevalent than usual when Vogue magazine's Fashion's Night Out kicks off on Saturday. More than 130 ...

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The 15th Senshu Yosakoi Eejanaika Festival

The 15th Senshu Yosakoi Eejanaika Festival

Southwestern Osaka Prefecture's Senshu region, the location of Kansai International Airport and shopping malls, is always crowded with tourists and shoppers. During the autumn, the annual Senshu Yosakoi Eejanaika also attracts tens of thousands of festival-goers to watch troupes of dancers with naruko (wooden clappers) ...

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Tokyo: Yasukuni-jinja Kikka-ten

Chrysanthemume exhibition. Around 200 pots of chrysanthemum are displayed. Admission is free. Schedule & key events: ● Oct. 16-Oct. 31 6 a.m.-6 p.m. ● Nov. 1-Nov. 5 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: Yasukuni-jinja Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Access: Tokyo Metro Tozai, Hanzomon Line ...

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Tokyo: Yasukuni-jinja Shu-ki Reitaisai

Annual Autumn Festival of the shrine. Many performing arts are presented in the shrine precincts during the festival period. Schedule & key events: Many performing arts (Dates and hours are still to be arranged as of Sep.25) Location: Yasukuni-jinja Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Access: Tokyo Metro Tozai, ...