Archive for April 2011

Clear Your Calendars: ArtGigTokyo1, May 8, 15:00–03:00

Beatriz Inglessis, The Primal Scene (2011), Image courtesy of the artist and ArtGigTokyo (c) ArtGigTokyo1: “Dirty, dirty! Sex, sex!” 8 May 2011, 15:00 ~ 03:00 Bar Exit, 2-12-16 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 160-0022 Curator Shai Ohayon is pleased to announce the launch of the curatorial project ArtGig in Tokyo, a series of art happenings in […]

Zenshi: Kyoichi Tsuzuki “HELL”

Kyoichi Tsuzuki ”HELL”April 22 – May 2812:00 – 19:00Wednesday – Saturday and appointmentreception: 4.22 (Fri) 18:00-

Hiromart Gallery: Claudia Ahlering “The Internal Organs”

Hiromart Gallery is showing a selection of oil and watercolor works by a Hamburg-based artist Claudia Ahlering. This is Ahlering’s Tokyo debut. 

Silent Art Auction in Kiyosumi

Opening announcement for a silent charity auction in aid of the areas affected in the North Eastern Japan earthquake. We offer our deepest prayers to all those who lost their lives in the unprecedented crisis of the North Eastern Japan earthquake and its ensuing aftermath, as well as our sympathy to the survivors and their […]

Super Window Project at Art Cologne


My latest Critic’s Pick from Tokyo is up on ARTFORUM website. Given the circumstances, for all of you who cannot see the exhibition in person, I am also attaching a selection of the installation views. All images courtesy of the gallery—Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo.

YUKA CONTEMPORARY: mamoru etude no.39

Exhibition Dates: Apr 9th to May 7th, 2011 Open hours: Mon, Wed to 11:00 – 19:00 (Closed on Sun, Tue, National holidays) Opening Reception: Saturday Apr 9th 18:00-20:00 Venue:YUKA CONTEMPORARY (Edogawabashi / Waseda) Tel&Fax: 03-5272-2476 / URL: Talk event mamoru x Mami Kataoka (Chief curator, Mori Museum of Art) Date: Apr 17th 17:00-19:00 Place: NADiff

Kodama Gallery: Olaf Breuning

Zen Gallery: Submission Call for Photographs of Tohoku Earthquake

  Next Exhibition: Images of Tohoku – Calling all photographers 次回の展覧会:東北のイメージ – 東日本大震災を撮影した写真家達 We will hold a special exhibition 15th-27th April to show images since the disaster from photographers in Tohoku. This non-commercial exhibition is held out of respect to Tohoku victims and any proceeds will be sent to assist those struggling to rebuild their lives. Participation is open to […]

Katsuhiro Maeda “Hardcore of Japanism”

Katsuhiro Maeda, untitled (無題) 2010 ジャケットサイズ(300mm×300mm) アクリル・顔料インク・パネル Katsuhiro Maeda’s newest works will be on view at Kouzome-Bijitsu gallery in Minami-Asagaia, the show will open tonight. Since his last exhibition in 2010 Maeda, whose work could be best described as Neo-Nihonga, added some somber tones to his formerly vibrant palette. Katsuhiro Maeda, untitled (無題) 2011 S10号(530mm×530mm) アクリル・顔料インク・パネル Also, last […]