Beyond the polka dots: Up-and-coming artists from Japan – MutualArt


After attending the 2012 art show “Double Vision – Contemporary Art from Japan”, MutualArt has come out with a “watch list” of emerging Japanese contemporary artists.

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How a long recession helped Japanese contemporary art collector Ryutaro Takahashi


JAPANESE ART COLLECTOR A Japanese psychiatrist, Ryutaro Takahashi, has become one of the most important collectors of Japanese contemporary art, having amassed a collection of over 1,500 pieces since 1997. And, in an inspiring story we can all take heart from … Continue reading

Survey of Japanese photography at ICP first in US in decades


 JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW UNTIL SEPTEMBER 7 2008 “It was probably too much to expect the International Center of Photography to have two excellent group shows of contemporary art in a row. Not many New York museums, especially small ones, manage that regularly” says … Continue reading