Japan…

Where humility belies a great passion for expression.

Japan has long possessed some of the world's most gracious hosts, and some of the world's most dynamic, challenging and unique art. We aim to introduce you to those who have kept alive Japan's centuries-old traditional arts, as well as (better than any other we might add) introduce you to the modern art and artists giving voice to an entirely new generation and set of ideas.

Japan Art Tours

Explore Traditional Arts in Shikoku

Explore Traditional Arts in Shikoku

Japan's Art Island

Art On Two Wheels

Art On Two Wheels

A Cycling Tour Of Japan's Art and Culture

Spirit of Japan

A Deep Dive Into Buddhism and Shinto

Photography Tour in Japan’s Far North

Ice and Sun

Japan Art Articles

AcademiaActivismContemporary
July 4, 2020

Nicole Fleetwood on Black Lives Matter & Her Book – Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration

We spoke with Professor Nicole Fleetwood on the Black Lives Matter protests and her new book: Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration. In our interview we discuss…

ActivismAnarchismJapan
June 29, 2020

Statement of Solidarity from Tokyo to Seattle’s CHAZ/CHOP Autonomous Zone

It’s always exciting to see how activism and organizing inspires other movements around the world.  Today we have a brief statement of support from Japan’s ‘Solidarity with CHAZ Tokyo’ /…

ActivismJapan
June 23, 2020

Interview: Translator Nami Nanami & The Organizer of Tokyo’s Anti-Police Protests

 To better understand the wave of anti-racist, anti-police protests that have been occurring in Japan, and how solidarity with Black Lives Matter is being built, I spoke to translator Nami…