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Back Issue -1 March 2013-
Design Ah! -- Design Delight for Kids, and Adults Too
Lucy Birmingham
It was a sunny Saturday afternoon when I stepped into Roppongi's 21_21 Design Sight for a look at the ongoing Design Ah! exhibition. "Ah!" I thought, as I immediately spotted 14 baby trams lined up neatly near the entrance. Bathed in the sunlight pouring through the expansive ground-floor windows, they appeared to be part of the exhibition, but I quickly realized they were the visitors' mode of transport. more...
Come Together: The 3rd Pocorart Exhibition at 3331 Arts Chiyoda
Roger McDonald
When I was asked to be a judge in the recent Pocorart exhibition, I felt somewhat lost. The reason I felt this way was the nature and scope of the show, which takes in pretty much any form of creative expression. Pocorart takes a particularly inclusive approach to who is defined as an "artist." more...
The Un-Kawaii Otaku: Makoto Aida at the Mori Art Museum
Alan Gleason
Makoto Aida is the Anti-Cute. His sprawling, unwieldy, downright nasty oeuvre embodies everything antithetical to the Superflat conceits and big-eyed mangaesque indulgences of much of what passes for contemporary art in Japan. more...
Recent Articles
FOCUS
Design Ah! -- Design Delight for Kids, and Adults Too
Lucy Birmingham
1 Mar 2013
FOCUS
Come Together: The 3rd Pocorart Exhibition at 3331 Arts Chiyoda
Roger McDonald
1 Mar 2013
HERE/THERE
The Un-Kawaii Otaku: Makoto Aida at the Mori Art Museum
Alan Gleason
1 Mar 2013
PICKS
MINKA Japanese Traditional Houses: Yukio Futagawa and the Origins of His Architectural Photography, 1955
1 Mar 2013
FOCUS
In Yanaka, a New (Old) Haven for Art and Design
Susan Rogers Chikuba
1 Feb 2013
FOCUS
Lost in Odaiba: The K-Museum's Postmodern Delight
Michael Pronko
1 Feb 2013
HERE/THERE
The Japan Media Arts Festival Gets Globalized
Alan Gleason
1 Feb 2013
PICKS
Over the Rainbow: Flights of Fancy Link Here and Beyond
1 Feb 2013
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