Izumi Kato: Like a Rolling Snowball

Izumi Kato began his career as a painter during the 1990s and later focused on wooden sculptures from the 2000s.

Now based in Tokyo and Hong Kong, he is internationally recognized for his series of unusual humanoid figures that, in style and color, bear some ...

Awakening Photographs: Michiko Kon + Tokihiro Sato

Michiko Kon and Tokihiro Sato, both with fine art backgrounds, emerged as art photographers during the late 1980s.

Kon assembles vegetables, fish and fruit with other everyday objects, such as items of clothing, into the surreal and fantastical subjects of her black-and-white photography. Sato, who ...

Aki Inomata: Significant Otherness

Japanese inter-media artist Aki Inomata has won international acclaim for her “inter-species” works that incorporate living creatures into social commentary art.

This solo exhibition includes Inomata’s most recent work and takes its title from American science historian Donna Haraway’s “The Companion Species,” a manifesto on ...

Star Guided Art Tour

Astrology has been practiced for thousands of years, often with 10 major celestial bodies — the sun, moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto — being used to represent different aspects of human character. A sense of self and independence, for ...

Yokohama Otomatsuri

For the next two months, Yokohama will be full of music as the triennial music festival, Yokohama Otomatsuri, takes over the city with more than 300 programs.

Some of the concerts will offer free entry, even for performances by well-known acts and musicians such as ...