August 18, 2017

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  • The Paintings Just Like Photos

        Hisashi Fukushima (46) is an artist who draws photorealist paintings of trains. Of his many paintings, the one that recently caught the attention of the Japanese public is Metropolitan Area (首都圏), which appeared…

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  • Totoro’s Forest

        Totoro is a fairy that appears in an animation film named "My Neighbor Totoro," by Hayao Miyazaki. In Yonezawa city, Yamagata Prefecture, there is a forest which resembles the shape of Totoro when…

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  • A British Perspective on Hayao Miyazaki

    Report From London I was born in the mid-80s, but I didn’t hear about Hayao Miyazaki or Studio Ghibli until the early 2000s. I grew up reading The Lord of the Rings, His Dark Materials…

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  • Flamme d’or (Golden Flame)

      Flamme d'or (golden flame) is an installation designed by French artist, Phillip Stark. It is located on the top of the Super Dry Hall which is a building owned by Asahi Breweries, Ltd., and…

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  • LOVE by Michael Indiana

    The statue of LOVE, by Michael Indiana, is located near Island Tower in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Their is a sister statue located in New York.

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  • Flower Arrangement Exhibition at Meguro Gajoen

    An exhibition featuring 54 schools of traditional Japanese style flower arrangement will be held until May 17th at Hyakudan Kaidan in Meguro Gajoen. Meguro Gajoen is known as a wedding ceremony hall, but it is also often used…

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  • team Lab Exhibition / Exhibición Team Lab

        An exhibition called “team Lab Dance ! Art Exhibition and Learn and Play ! Team Lab Future Park” will be held at Miraikan (the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation ) in Tokyo…

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  • Time Blossoming Flowers By team Lab (The image is retrieved from team Lab is a collaboration between a mathematician, a programmer, and several engineers, painters and architects. team Lab creates new innovative  kinds of graphic arts. One of their recent…

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  • Noir by Mika Ninagawa

    A solo exhibition by Mika Ninagawa, Noir, is on display until February 23 in the Art Gallery of the 8th floor of Hikarie, located in Shibuya, Tokyo. Entrance to the exhibit is free. Mika Ninagawa…

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