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An exhibition in Toyko sees the artist engage one of the earliest forms of photography to capture quiet, almost apparitional, landscapes

BY Nicholas Gamso |

From Nerhol’s impressionistic abstractions to Cai Guo-Qiang’s AI generated firework explosions

BY John L. Tran |

The poet and artist creates works that occupy a transitional state between life and death

BY Sayuri Okamoto |

At Komaba Museum, Tokyo, a retrospective showcases the late postwar artist and theorist’s dedication to transforming polarized media representations

BY Azby Brown |

Informed by his Manchurian identity, the artist sets out by motorcycle for the Chinese Eastern Railway to explore the Northeast province's fading heritage

BY Nooshfar Afnan |

For the inaugural exhibition at I.L.A. Gallery, the artist used the Japanese paper-making technique of washi to connect with rural histories

BY Yosihiro Yabe |

After years of controversy around Zaha Hadid’s doomed proposal, Kuma’s sober design arrived on time and within budget – only for the games to be postponed 

BY Azby Brown |

‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’ is a mesmerizing display of silk brocades and detailed craft, but glances over history’s muddier moments

BY Rowan Hisayo Buchanan |

Tanaka’s retrospective at Moderna Museet, Stockholm, reveals humour and radicality in everyday things

 

BY John Quin |

An Instagram user documented the artwork being whisked away as Typhoon Krosa approached Japan’s Naoshima island

BY Frieze News Desk |

At the Centre Pompidou-Metz, the past year has seen the most extensive survey of contemporary Japanese art outside of the country in 17 years 

BY Edward Ball |

Japan’s growing number of art festivals tread a precarious path between state-sponsored leisure-culture and soft-power machinery

BY Andrew Maerkle |

A recent show traces the creative legacies of an artist and an architect who helped shape Japan’s futurist aspirations

BY Philip Brophy |

An image of the sole survivor tree after the 2011 tsunami in Japan 

BY Philip Brophy |

Various venues, Seto Inland Sea, Japan

BY Edward Ball |

The anarchic 1920s Tokyo art movement Mavo and the internationalism of the Japanese Avant-garde

BY Andrew Maerkle |

After the tsunami: the role of disaster in Japan’s artistic psyche

BY Philip Brophy AND Kyoji Maeda |

Various Venues, Yokohama, Japan

BY Jennifer Higgie |