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Back Issue -1 April 2011-
Artists Step Up: Art Charities for the Tohoku Disaster
Lucy Birmingham
When times are tough, artists are always there to help, regardless of their own limited finances. The March 11 super-quake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan's northeast Tohoku region is proving this true once again. Japan-based artists and art groups are rising to the occasion with events, auctions and long-term efforts to lend a helping hand to those in need. more...
Mono-Kuro: The Work of Takehiko Higuchi
Nicolai Kruger
The extensive, travertine-clad Hiratsuka Museum of Art is an unexpected treasure to be found in the bedroom community of Hiratsuka. Located on the Shonan coast about an hour's train ride south of Tokyo and a twenty-minute walk from JR Hiratsuka station, the museum makes a nice lunch stop on the way from Tokyo to Izu. more...
From Edo to Boston to Tokyo: The MFA's Ukiyo-e Trove at the Yamatane Museum
Alan Gleason
Such was the force of the Tohoku Earthquake of March 11 that it buckled the ground in parts of Tokyo, 400 kilometers from the epicenter. Though buildings did not collapse in the capital, many museums and galleries closed temporarily while they checked the safety of their structures and collections. more...
Recent Articles
FOCUS
Artists Step Up: Art Charities for the Tohoku Disaster
Lucy Birmingham
1 Apr 2011
FOCUS
Mono-Kuro: The Work of Takehiko Higuchi
Nicolai Kruger
1 Apr 2011
HERE/THERE
From Edo to Boston to Tokyo: The MFA's Ukiyo-e Trove at the Yamatane Museum
Alan Gleason
1 Apr 2011
PICKS
Shiro Kuramata and Ettore Sottsass
1 Apr 2011
FOCUS
Radiant Moments at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Roger McDonald
1 Mar 2011
FOCUS
Craftsman, Architect, Humanist: Seiichi Shirai, Revisited
Susan Rogers Chikuba
1 Mar 2011
HERE/THERE
Prewar Tokyo through the Eyes of a Police Photographer: Koyo Ishikawa at Old Shimbashi Station
Alan Gleason
1 Mar 2011
PICKS
Sirai -- Anima et Persona
1 Mar 2011
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