Say you’ll build it (and they will come)

EXCERPT:

One prominent example of Tokyo’s creative worlds continuing to blend is the growing number of contemporary art spaces holding architecture exhibits. Tokyo Opera City Gallery had their Jean Nouvel exhibit, the Mori Museum and the National Museum of Western Art have done well with Le Corbusier, and now we have “Architect Tokyo 2009,” with some of Japan’s best contemporary galleries participating.

Crossovers like this shouldn’t be surprising. Architecture and contemporary art share more than a few similarities. But what has some gallerists’ attention is just how popular these exhibits really are. And asEdan Corkill wrote last year, architecture can be a huge draw.

Read the full piece at Japan Pulse.

Say you’ll build it (and they will come) | Japan Pulse

About Jason Andrew Jenkins

In 1997, Jason left his home near Atlanta for a year abroad. He liked it so much that he never went back. After three years in Taiwan and 13 years in Japan, he and his wife quit their desk jobs in Tokyo, pulled their kids out of local schools and traveled as a family for six years, living in Malaysia, Spain, and Mexico along the way. They returned to Japan — Osaka this time — in the summer of 2019. Jason loves Google Maps, carry-on luggage, and most dishes registering on the Scoville scale.
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