Tokyo is the heart of Japanese culture. Japanese people love to be where the wild things are, so Tokyo’s urban jungle maintains some excellent Museum and great Art Gallery.
Here, are some of the best ones.
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art
The Hara Museum of Contemporary Art is one of the oldest museums of contemporary art in Japan. It was originally the private estate of business tycoon Kunizo Hara, who held various posts such as Chairman of Tokyo Gas and Japan Airlines. Haramuseum.or.jp
Taka Ishii Gallery
Having moved from Kiyosumi to Sendagaya in May 2015, Taka Ishii shows photography by major international and Japanese artists.
Takahiro Iwasabi – Aratariurano
Arataniurano is a Contemporary Art Gallery opened in Shirokane area of Tokyo who represent emerging and established artist from Japan and abroad. arataniurano.com
Art Fair Tokyo is the largest gallery show in Japan, featuring high-quality works transcending art periods and genres. Artfairtokyo.com
La Maison Hermes
La Maison Hermes, 5-4-19 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, was designed by Renzo Piano. The building is the flagship store and corporate headquarters of Hermes. It has an Art space located on the eight floor of the building where some exhibition takes place. Maisonhermes.jp
Espace Louis Vuitton
L’Espace Louis Vuitton is in the center of Omotesando, the most beautiful area in Tokyo. This art space opened in 2011 hold regularly solo international exhibitions. espacelouisvuittontokyo.com
Watari-Um Museum of Contemporary Art
This small museum holds four exhibitions a year and invites curating specialists from all over the world to present shows.
Otta Fine Art
Ota Fine Arts is born in 1994 in the Ebisu area of Tokyo. For 16 years the gallery has defined itself as being a pioneer of Japanese contemporary art.