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Daniel Arsham opening party @Perrotin Tokyo

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Perrotin Tokyo, in collaboration with Nanzuka, is pleased to present two concurrent solo exhibitions by New York-based artist Daniel Arsham. This show marks the artist's first exhibition at Perrotin Tokyo and fourteenth solo show since joining Perrotin gallery in 2005.

Daniel Arsham, since 2013, has transformed a variety of modern cultural objects - with obsolescence built into their DNA—into crumbling relics. Through the evolution of his Fictional Archeology series, Arsham established his signature sculptural style which employs a unique casting technique to produce objects made from earthly substances including volcanic ash, obsidian, carbon dust and rose quartz.

カラー・シャドウ (Color Shadow) groups together a series of cast sculptures made from geological materials, plaster and metal, and, for the first time, bronze, a new format for the artist. Consistent with Arsham's broader practice and his relationship to architecture, these cast works of childlike stuffed animals a…

KAWS in Asakusa, Tokyo

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Kaws with his Kitsune friend in Asakusa.

Henry Taylor: Here and There @ Blum & Poe

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"Each painting is like an 'at bat'," Henry Taylor once told Juxtapoz Magazine. "You swing for the fence. But you can strike out, too. They may work or may not. Sometimes the work is very spontaneous, other times you think you have a strategy, but you want to be open. You also have got to produce." This sentiment was on our minds as we looked through the beautiful new show, Here and There, that the Los Angeles-based artist opened at Blum & Poe, Tokyo, on view through May 19. 2018. The show feels spontaneous will simultaneously completely locked in.

As the gallery notes: "Although often initiated by spontaneous encounters and intuitive connections with his sitters, Taylor's portraits carry a visual lexicon that he has developed over decades. He paints the individuals who surround him -- friends, family, acquaintances -- as well as notable figures of the African American community -- musicians, activists, athletes. Sometimes painful chapters of…

Tomoo Gokita : small draws and paintings at Opera City (PART 2)

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Tomoo Gokita : small draws and paintings at Opera City (PART 2)

Tomoo Gokita : small draws and paintings at Opera City (PART 1)

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Beautiful !!!!!