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.