Posts Tagged ‘Contemporary Art Tokyo’

Ai Weiwei “Cube Light” exhibition extended through February 19th

Installation view, image courtesy of the gallery. Misa Shin Gallery just announced the extension of Ai Weiwei “Cube Light” show through February 19. 

Lee Ufan at Scai the Bathhouse

Shimon Minamikawa at Misako & Rosen

Waseda Toden to Misako & Rosen Shimon Minamikawa, Ghost (up up down down), 2011, silkscreen, acrylic on canvas, 145.3 x 224cm Sent from my iPhone

Ai Weiwei at Misa Shin Gallery

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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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Peter Yeoh vs. Julia Friedman

Peter Yeoh, the editor of London-based Glass magazine chose a black Rei Kawakubo pant skirt for a Taka Ishii gallery (Tokyo) event. The Contemporary Art Tokyo blogger, Julia Friedman, wore the Russian version by the designer Liudmila Mezentseva. Who Wore It Best? Click here to cast your vote!

Leo Rubinfein at Taka Ishii

Taka Ishii (left) with Leo Runinfien The last opening of 2010 was for Leo Rubinfien’s show at the Taka Ishii gallery. Rubinfien, who was raised in Tokyo but now lives in New York, came to prominence in the 1980s as a proponent of color photography. The photographs (ink jet prints) on view in the current […]

TANA Gallery Bookshelf

One of Tokyo’s newest and hippest gallery spaces TANA Gallery Bookshelf finished up their first year in style with an artist talk by Ryuta Ushiro of Chim↑Pom and a one-day show of SHIBUYA=SHIBUHOUSE, a collective of young artists (the core of the group are students at the likes of Geidai and Musashino Art University), and frequently rotating “non-artists.” […]

Save the Date(s): Aki Sasamoto at Take Ninagawa

Aki Sasamoto’s first solo show in Japan is a homecoming of sorts. Sasamoto, who was born in Yokohama, received her MFA in Visual Art from Columbia University, and had made New York her home since. The current show at Take Ninagawa gallery is based on the project commissioned to the artist for the 2010 Whitney Biennial, […]