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Revisiting Art Deco at the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
Alice Gordenker

There are precious few opportunities to enjoy old architecture in Tokyo, especially when measured against other world-class cities like London and Paris. Natural disasters, war, and relentless development have taken their toll. This distinct lack of older buildings makes it all the more surprising that a true gem of Art Deco architecture survives in a central part of Tokyo. What's more, it's open to the public and easily visited. more...

Whole Worlds Emerge: teamLab at Miraikan
Nicolai Kruger

Currently on display at Miraikan, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Odaiba, Tokyo, is Shake! Art Exhibition! and Learn and Play! teamLab Future Park. It is billed as the first large-scale space featuring new and previously showcased artwork by the multidisciplinary "ultra-technologist" creative group teamLab. Although mainly catering to children, the exhibit will no doubt intrigue and delight visitors of all ages. more...

Shards of Silence: Masao Yamamoto at the Mizuma Art Gallery
Alan Gleason

Since opening in Aoyama in 1994, Tokyo's Mizuma Art Gallery has moved around a bit -- first to Nakameguro and then, in 2009, to its present location. Occupying spacious quarters on the second floor of a new warehouse-style building across from the Sotobori moat, it sits conveniently between Ichigaya and Iidabashi stations right in the middle of town. more...

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