• Same Gallery in Tokyo Invited Visitors to Steal Artworks on Display

    19 days ago - By Hypebeast

    The Same Gallery in Tokyo's Shinagawa district recently launched an exhibition titled “Stealable Art Exhibition” where attendees were be able to freely snatch any work of art on display without any consequences. The gallery's owner, Tota Hasegawa, wanted the experimental presentation to raise discussions surrounding ownership, value and appreciation in the art world, as per Hyperallergic. The group show launched on July 10 and was supposed to run for ten straight days, but the works were "stolen" in mere minutes. “When a work is displayed as something that can be stolen, what kind of work...
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  • New Tokyo Gallery Transforms Into a Michelin-Star Restaurant at Night

    New Tokyo Gallery Transforms Into a Michelin-Star Restaurant at Night

    19 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Acclaimed Japanese art dealer NANZUKA recently launched a new space in Tokyo called 3110NZ by LDH Kitchen. The establishment is an art gallery during the day and a sushi restaurant at night. NANZUKA teamed up with Sushi Saito, lauded as “the world's best sushi restaurants” by critics and chefs with a longstanding tenure as a Michelin 3-star restaurant for the past 10 years. Sushi Saito , which was also located in the Japanese capital, closed its doors in November 2019. Designed by Daniel Arsham's co-founded architecture firm, Snarkitecture , the interiors of the establishment feature...
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