Japanese art websites, magazines, museums, print artists, Ukiyo-e; a guide to websites
A japanese-English contemporary art portal and magazine. ART iT launched in 2003 as a bilingual Japanese-English quarterly print publication, the first of its kind in Japan. From its inception, the magazine’s mission was to link contemporary art events happening in Japan to those taking place elsewhere in the region and around the world.
Tokyo Art Beat
From artists to audiences, galleries to art museums, TAB helps everyone to rediscover the art and design in and around the city.
Museums in Japan *
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art
Works by artists from Asia, the Americas and Europe who represent the diversity of post-1950 developments in art.
Mori Art Museum
Visual and media arts, design, architecture, and interdisciplinary forms.
Museum of Contemporary Art
Permanent collection and temporary exhibitions of contemporary art from Japan and abroad.
National Museum of Modern Art
A museum of art from Japan and abroad, from the beginning of the 20th century to the present.
Contemporary Art Space Osaka
CASO (or Kaigandori Gallery) is one of the largest rental space for contemporary art in Japan.
Performing arts *
Photographers. Japanese photographers.
Pop culture *
Animators. Japanese animators.
Tokyo art museums *
Ukiyo-e (Japanese ‘pictures of the floating world’) *
The Kuniyoshi Project
A gallery with information on woodcuts. Dedicated to ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Overviews of the Printmaking Process
A detailed description of the stages of printmaking with illustrations.
Japan Video Topics
A comprehensive view of Japanese culture, society, nature,science and technology.