Editor’s Choice! 3 Best Exhibitions to Visit Before Time Runs Out

04.October.2021 | FEATURES / SPOT

Autumn has shaped up to be a great time for art lovers to explore Japan, with a number of inspiring exhibitions of all different genres popping up around the country. The editorial team at Moshi Moshi Nippon has taken special notice of three must-visit events still open now, so be sure to check these out while you still can!

 

 

 

[Tokyo] ‘Shonen, Shou’ 

Yasunari Ikenaga, a leading figure in the world of contemporary beauty painting, is currently holding an exhibition featuring portraits of the up-and-coming actor and model Shou. Pay special attention to the delicate techniques the artist utilizes to capture the subject’s expressions. 

 

Running: Until October 15, 2021

Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/497728

 

 

 

[Fukuoka] teamLab Forest

Art collective teamLab has opened a permanent museum in Fukuoka City! Those wanting to see the interactive exhibits transformed for autumn, however, better hurry before the event ends.

 

Now Open

Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/500506

 

 

 

[Saitama] Machi Tawara: #JustOneLike – From Salad Anniversary to Size of the Future

Japanese poet Machi Tawara, the winner of the Kadokawa Tanka Award in 1986, is a powerhouse in the world of prose. Her 1987 book Salad Anniversary sold over three million copies, and 35 years later, the writer is still at the forefront of her field. This exhibition depicts her life in words and is sure to inspire. 

 

Running: Until December 5, 2021

Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/500300

 

 

 

Text: Natalie (MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON)

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