Archive for January 2011

TANA Gallery Live Painting Session and Exhibition

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ARTFORUM Critics’ Picks: “Aki Sasamoto”

My review of Aki Sasamoto’s performance/installation “Strange Attractors” at Take Ninagawa gallery has been posted on Artforum.com page.

Here at last!

TANA Gallery Bookshelf: Salaryman + Superman

Shirokane Art Complex Openings

The first exhibitions of the new year in the Shirokane art complex were a bit underwhelming. Kodama gallery held a group show “ignore your perspective 11” featuring the works of Sunao Horikawa, Masahiro Sekiguchi, Keisuke Sugimoto, Hidekazu Tanaka, Mayuko Wada and Shuhei Yagi. Some of the artists represented were moved up in the ranks from the […]

Ai Weiwei at Misa Shin Gallery

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Tokyo Metro Manners Posters

The new Tokyo Metro manners poster is out. This one is about helping an old lady to get her parcel off the luggage shelf. It might now be as entertaining as a 2009 poster of a hammered salaryman surrounded by beer cans, or a 2010 one with an obliging dude sporting an afro, a hawaiian shirt […]

Emilia and Ilya Kabakov: Artists’ Talk

Just watched a 2005 interview with the Kabakovs available as a podcast on the Tate webpage.

Oldenburg Giant Saw in Odaiba

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