Nobuyoshi Araki’s exhibit at Space O of Omotesando Hills features celebrities including Takeshi Kitano, Sadaharu Oh, Yoshio Harada, Tsutomu Yamazaki and Utamaru Katsura to Ryuhei Matsuda, Shota Sometani and Eita.
Photographers Ryuichi Ishikawa and Kotori Kawashima are the winners of the 40th Kimura Ihei Award.
Bottega Veneta have enlisted the widely-regarded Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki as their latest creative partner for the debut of their new, soft-and-sexy Spring/Summer 2015 campaign.
Mika Ninagawa will showcase works which express her “dark” side in contrast to the colorful and happy pieces she is well-known for. Her solo exhibit will be held at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art located in Shinagawa, Tokyo.
One of the things that make The Sakaki special is its colorful lookbooks. “I want people to have a laugh,” says Kotaro Sakaki, the designer.
Shiseido, one of the leading Japanese cosmetics companies, announced that Lady Gaga will be the face of the brand’s New Year ad campaign.
Bottega Veneta has recently launched its new SNS project “#MyMomentAtOkura” as a means to promote awareness of beautiful historical buildings that are in danger of becoming extinct due to changes in lifestyles and the updating of architecture.
The final artworks titled “Reposing Souls” of commercial photographer Sakae Takahashi, who passed away this September, is currently on exhibit at Gallery Sugata.
Photographer/movie director Mika Ninagawa will launch her fashion brand “M / mika ninagawa” from the spring/summer season of 2015.
Nobuyoshi Araki will open the exhibit “Photography for the Afterlife - Journey of Love” at Niigata City Art Museum from Aug 9.
Hanayuishi Takaya’s first photo exhibit titled “MEN” is currently open at the Gallery le bain in Roppongi, Tokyo. Until June 29.
Photographer Nobuyoshi Araki’s solo exhibit titled “Love on the Left Eye” will open at the Taka Ishii Gallery in Kiyosumi, Tokyo. From May 25 to June 21.
The 72Gallery located within Tokyo Institute of Photography (Kyobashi, Tokyo) will host a solo exhibit of photographer Muga Miyahara. Titled “Shinken Shirahadori,” the exhibit will run through May 14 to June 1.
The new magazine “ART FUSION 01” edited by artbeat publishers will go on stands from Mar 28. Priced at 2,000 yen and issued in Japanese and English by Little more Co., Ltd.
The “Anna Sui Spring Fair” introducing items from the brand’s 2014 SS Collection is open at Isetan Mitsukoshi stores. From Feb 19 to Mar 4.
Etro’s capsule collection “Eden” designed in collaboration with Japanese photographer Mika Ninagawa is in stores from Feb 12. In line with this, Jacopo Etro, who handled the project, visited Japan.
A solo exhibit of contemporary artist Hanayo will open from Feb 13 at the gallery of CoSTUME NATIONAL’s Aoyama flagship store. The title of the exhibit is “Grauzone.”
Eiki Mori is the winner of the 39th Kimura Ihei Award (2013) given by the Asahi Shimbun Company.
On Mar 15, IMA Concept Store will open on the third floor of Roppongi AXIS in Tokyo. Business hours are from 11 am to 10 pm.
From Feb 7 to 24 at Parco Museum in Shibuya Parco Part 1, photo exhibit “INFINITY VS- Us and Only One Mona” will introduce the works of nine photographers with model Mona Matsuoka as their muse.
From Jan 10, Yohji Yamamoto will exhibit visuals of the 2014 SS collection at its Aoyama, Tokyo store. This exhibit titled “Yohji Yamamoto × Leslie Kee Photo Exhibition” will be held until Feb 2.
Photographer Chikashi Kasai will hold an exhibit titled “MUSCOVITE” at the GALLERY SPEAK FOR in Daikanyama, Tokyo. From Jan 17.
A collection of photos titled “Dior Glamour Mark Shaw” is on sale from Rizzoli.
Photos taken by Naoki Ishikawa is currently on exhibit at the White Mountaineering flagship store located in Omotesando, Tokyo. Until Dec 15.
At VACANT in Harajuku, a solo exhibit titled “Scene to know” by art group “Nerhol” is being held until Dec 6. “Nerhol” was launched in 2007, by graphic designer Yoshihisa Tanaka and contemporary artist Ryuta Iida.
An exhibit of photos taken with the app “Instant Lab” developed by vintage Polaroid film manufacturer “Impossible” will be held for the first time in Japan. From Dec 3.
The “LUMIX MEETS TOKYO 2020 BY JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHERS 9” exhibit is open at Hillside Terrace in Daikanyama, Tokyo until Dec 1.
The photo exhibit titled “7 Hair and Makeup Artists and Tokyo Fashion” will open at the Shiseido Ginza Building (3F). From Dec 21 to 25.
Isetan teams up with photo magazine IMA for the first time to produce an event that brings together contemporary artists and interior brands. The event titled “Living with Photography” is open from Nov 20 to 25 on the 7th floor of Isetan Shinjuku.
DIESEL presents the capsule collection #DIESEL TRIBUTE designed by its artistic director Nicola Formichetti. Formichetti drew inspiration from the archives stored at the brand’s headquarters in Breganze, Italy.
Chloe has released a photo book entitled "Chloe Attitudes" looking back on 60 years of the brand's history. An archive of Chloe designs is being held at the DOVER GINZA in parallel with the release of the book.
Canadian free publishing “Vice Magazine” hosts the photo exhibit “Global Photo Collaborations by Vice Japan.” From Nov 22 to Feb 14, 2014 at Diesel Art Gallery in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Galerie Tamenaga in Paris will hold a photo exhibit of Yoshihiko Ueda from Nov 14 to Dec 5. At the same time, “Paris Photo,” an international photo fair, will be held from Nov 14 to 17.
“LUMIX MEETS/TOKYO 2020 BY JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHERS 9” hosted by photo magazine “IMA” will be held at Daikanyama Hillside Terrace/Hillside Forum. From Nov 23 to Dec 1. Free Admission.
Kenshiro Shimazaki, a fourth-year student at Meiji University and also the editor in chief and publisher of “N magazine,” releases the second issue of his magazine. Dubbed the “CORE issue,” the second publication will be in stores from Nov 25.
CoSTUME NATIONAL is holding contemporary artist Hiroshi Sugimoto’s exhibit “Architecture of Time” at art gallery “LAB” located in its Minami-Aoyama flagship store. From Oct 19 to Jan 13, 2014.
The exhibit “LIMI feu ELEMENTS” is held from Oct 18 to 31 to introduce past artworks and collection photos of the brand. It takes place simultaneously at the brand’s Shibuya Parco store in Tokyo and E-MA store in Osaka.
Paul Show, the title of an exhibit displaying photos of a joint men’s and women’s fashion show held in Japan in 2011, is open at the Paul Smith SPACE Gallery until Nov 4.
From the 60s to 70s, avant-garde expressionists in the world of theater, music and the arts, aka the “Underground,” were the leaders of Japanese culture.
Independent fashion magazine “UNION” published its fourth issue on Sept 23. The magazine was launched by stylists Hiroyuki Kubo (Hiro) and Chiharu Dodo in March 2012.
To commemorate the opening of the Shiseido Ginza Building (address: 7-5-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) on Oct 4, a hair and makeup exhibit in collaboration with the manga “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure” by Hirohiko Araki is on display. Until Oct 9.
Shiseido will host the “Yurikana Exhibit by MAJOLICA MAJORCA” in commemoration of MAJOLICA MAJORCA’s 10th anniversary. From Oct 30 to Nov 11 at Shibuya Hikarie.
Photographer Parker Fitzgerald and flower designer Riley Messina, known for their work for Oregon, USA based lifestyle magazine “KINFOLK,” holds an exhibit in Tokyo and Osaka. The title of the exhibit is “Overgrowth.”
Artist Asami Kiyokawa will hold her first exhibit of male portraits titled “danshi.” From Nov 15 to Dec 9 at Parco Museum in Shibuya, Tokyo.
In commemoration of photographer/former supermodel Lina Scheynius’s new photo collection book, an exhibit will be held at Cottage by OPTITUDE (address: 5-4-41 Minami-Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo). From Oct 4 to 14.
On Sept 17, an opening event was held at Barneys New York Shinjuku store prior to the launch of the “Super Barneys Photo Exhibition” by photographer Leslie Kee.
Laforet Harajuku will hold special events for Fashion’s Night Out by Vogue on Sept 7.
In commemoration of its 10th anniversary, CORE JEWELS presented new items at valveat 81 in Aoyama, Tokyo on Aug. 28 and 29.
At the main store of United Arrows in Harajuku, Tokyo, an exhibit of world renowned movie director and photographer Larry Clark will be held. From Sept 7 to 23.
The magazine IMA hosts the photo exhibit “TOKYO 1970 by Japanese Photographers 9” from Oct 5 at Armani Ginza Tower.
A photo exhibit titled “From 1972” by Kozo Miyoshi will be held at Gallery 916 from Aug 30 to Oct 12.
Yuji Susaki’s photo exhibit titled “COSPLAY made in Japan” will open on Aug 24 at Emon Photo Gallery in Minami-Azabu, Tokyo.
Yayoi Kusama hijacks the symbolic Shinjuku Alta with her iconic polka dots.
Jiro Konami publishes a photo collection book titled “Portraits of a Father” this fall, from TYCOON BOOKS.
A photo exhibited titled “Cats & Lions” by Mitsuaki Iwago will open from Aug 10 to Oct 20 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography located within Ebisu Garden Place.
Barneys New York will open the “Super Barneys Photo Exhibition” in collaboration with photographer Leslie Kee. The exhibits will be held at Barneys stores in Shinjuku, Yokohama and Kobe.
Photographer Mika Ninagawa captures sexy moments of hot Japanese celebrities and compiles them for her exhibit titled “Gekkan MEN.” The exhibit will open at Tabloid Gallery from Aug 6
French photographer Marion Dubier-Clark holds her first exhibit in Japan at tokyo arts gallery. From Aug. 23 to Sept. 6.
Photographer Yuji Susaki, who caused quite a stir with his photo collection book titled “COSPLAY made in Japan,” releases his latest work on Aug. 8.
The “Dennis Morris Photo Exhibition” will be held on the 9th floor of Barneys New York Shinjuku store. From July 19 to 28.
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Korean Photographer Ina Jang’s solo exhibit is being held at the “G/P + g3/ gallery” within the art space “TOLOT” in Shinonome, Tokyo. Until Aug. 10.
Botanical store “Qusamura” located in Hiroshima, collaborates with 11 artists to introduce “Qusamura Art T-shirts.”
A solo exhibition of German photographer Andreas Gursky’s works started on July 3rd at The National Art Center, Tokyo in Roppongi. Gursky made a personal appearance at the press preview to give his commentary.
A photo exhibit and art project by musician David Sylvian dubbed “abandon/hope” will be held at the Spiral Garden in Aoyama, Tokyo and at the Setouchi Triennale 2013. A photo collection book with the same title will go on sale at the same time.
Photographer Naoki Ishikawa also known for his activities as explorer, holds an exhibit from June 28th to July 28th at EYE OF GYRE of Omotesando, Tokyo. The exhibit title is “Lhotse | Manaslu.” Free admission.
The cover for the August issue of beauty magazine VOCE (published by Kodansha Ltd.) on sale from June 22nd, features model Jessica Michibata. The photo was taken by photographer Nobuyoshi Araki, aka Arākī.
The “B&W” exhibit gathering monochrome analog photography is being held at the EMON PHOTO GALLERY of Hiroo, Tokyo until July 13th.
ato introduces collaboration items with French artist Thomas Dozol.
The photo exhibit “100K,” where photographer Keiichi Nitta poses as a model in portrait photos, is held from June 12th to 25th at the gallery on the 2nd floor Global Closet of Isetan Shinjuku.
Swiss luxury watch brand “HUBLOT” opens a pop-up event on the 1st floor of Isetan Shinjuku main building from June 12th to 18th.
On June 3rd, the second version of “cameran” photo app, “cameran collage” produced by Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd was released through the App Store. The new app is free of charge, and the Android version is to be released in the coming days.
Photo exhibit “1965~” of Daido Moriyama is being held at Gallery 916 in Takeshiba, Tokyo until July 20th.
Bottega Veneta holds photo contest “New Exposure” for the second time. The contest began last year with the aim of discovering photographers of the next generation.
In line with the release of photo collection “Go with Cats, Iwago Mitsuaki” (Crevis Co., Ltd.), animal photographer Mitsuaki Iwago will hold photo exhibition “Go With Cats” at Mitsukoshi Nihombashi main store from the 29th.
Nobuyoshi Araki Photo Exhibit “EroReal” will be held at Taka Ishii Gallery from May 25th to June 22nd.
Customizable multifunctional pen “Prefill” with a holder for 4 colors introduces a collaboration model with photo collection book “Ninadigi” by photographer Mika Ninagawa.
Opened this March within the art space “TOLOT” in Shinonome, Tokyo, “G/P + g3/ gallery” will hold solo exhibition of Korean photographer Ina Jang from the 8th of next month.
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“TAKEO KIKUCHI” main store located in Shibuya, Tokyo holds photo exhibition of Masayoshi Sukita from the 17th.
Kenji Hirasawa, a photographer based in London holds his first solo exhibit in Japan titled “Portraits” from May 25th to June 13th on the 6th floor gallery of BEAMS JAPAN in Shinjuku, Tokyo.
Photographer Tadao Matsuda is holding a photo exhibit titled “akina-mono-chrome” to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of TV personality Akina Minami.
A leading figure of contemporary photography, the German photographer, Andreas Gursky is holding his first solo exhibit in Japan
Born in Austria, nude photographer Andreas H. Bitesnich holds his first exhibition in Japan at tokyoarts gallery in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Photo exhibit for modern photography in Japan “1968－Japanese Photography” will be held at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Ebisu, Tokyo from May 11th to July 15th.
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings holds events themed “Memorable family portraits for Mother’s Day” at Isetan Shinjuku, Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi, and Mitsukoshi Ginza.
The “Dior” 2013SS Collection produced by Raf Simons inspired four photographers Risaku Suzuki, Hanayo, Sakiko Nomura and Kenji Hirasawa to present artwork images in the photographic journal “IMA”.
agnès b. collects ideas for package designs for condoms via Facebook as part of its project “GIVE LOVE” starting from the 22nd.
A photo exhibition of musician Kazuya Yoshii taken by photographer Mikio Ariga will be held at the gallery space of LITHIUM HOMME, Harajuku, Tokyo from Apr. 26th to May 5th.
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Isetan Shinjuku and BEAMS hold a promotional event together for the first time for the documentary film “Bill Cunningham New York” (distribution: Star Sand, Inc. and DOMA Inc.) from May 1st to 12th.
At HINAYA KYOTO Kiyomizu Gojozaka store, the brand matohu, which participates in Tokyo Collection, will open its time-limited store from Apr. 27th to May.6th.
Photographer Mika Ninagawa well known for her colorful photos will hold an exhibit named “LUCKY STAR NINAGAWA MEN & WOMEN” at Space O on the B3 floor of Omotesando Hills Main Building from Apr. 26th to May 6th.
To commemorate the publishing of Mari Natsuki’s essay “Watashi tachi wa utsukushisa wo mitsukeru tame ni umaretekita”
To commemorate the 1st anniversary since the opening of Italian brand “DSQUARED2” Ginza Shop, the two designers Dean and Dan Caten visited Japan. Photographer Leslie Kee held a one night only photography exhibition.
An installation show by “Tumugu,” a new brand from Naoshi Sawayanagi will be presented at the “Textile-Net Exhibition” to be held on Apr. 3rd and 4th at Laforet Museum Harajuku.
“divka” (designer Takayuki Tanaka and pattern maker Motoyuki Matsumoto) presented its 2013-14 AW Collection in the form of an exhibition.
A collaboration store between ETRO and photographer Mika Ninagawa under the name “Dreamy Paradise” will open for a limited time from Apr. 3rd to 9th on the 3rd floor of the main building of Isetan Shinjuku.
Camera app “cameran” directed by photographer Mika Ninagawa has hit almost 3 million downloads. To commemorate this, a promotion that gives away a 2-night stay trip to Shanghai is being held.
The photo exhibition, “CHANEL NEXUS HALL presents NAOKI MOOD-9 GIRLS” by photographer, NAOKI, who actively works in fashion and ad fields, will be held at Nijo Castle, Kyoto from Apr. 24th to May 12th.