Contemporary Art in Japan

The Tunnel of Light, Niigata Prefecture.

A collection of stories, reviews, tips, itineraries and more of Japan’s contemporary art scene.

Combining my love for travel, art and (mis)adventure into a handy site, to be your helping hand in exploring Japan’s art scene up and down the country.

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Kirishima Open Air Museum

When I first moved to rural Japan, I resigned to the fact that if I wanted to get my art fix I would have to travel to the larger cities. And while this is somewhat true, dotted around the Japanese countryside is a plethora of contemporary galleries housing unique artworks in even more unique places. […]

Hara Museum ARC, Gunma.

I really, really want to hate art, but then I couldn’t say things like: I travelled over 1000km by plane, train and bus to go and see a three metre can of Campbells Tomato soup. And although I enjoyed seeing one of Andy Warhol’s cans of soup, it was easily the least exciting piece of […]

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