A local’s guide to Tokyo pt.4

Tokyo local Tomoji Oya curates Midoro.so Gallery in Nakameguro. It represents young, up-and-coming Japanese artists. Tomoji himself is a talented photographer. Here he shares his best cultural tips.

Can you recommend an exciting Japanese artist?

Go Itami

Kisshomaru Shimamura

Takahiro Yasuda

Shuntaro Takeuchi

Magma

What is your favourite lifestyle shop in Tokyo?

M.I.U.

Gyre

Cibone

Where do you go for the best coffee? 

Cafe De L’mbre

Where do you eat the best Ramen soap?

Kuroki

Afuri

Do you have a favourite cocktail bar?

Bar radio

Do you have a favourite magazine and bookshop?

Tsutaya Books Daikanyama

Dessin

What galleries do you like the most besides Midoro.so Gallery?

Clear Edition & Gallery

London Gallery

Mizuma Art Gallery

Taka Ishii Gallery

Scai The Bathhouse

And what museum?

The Japan Folk Crafts Museum introducing Japanese crafts.

21_21 Design Sight

Nact

Mori Art Museum

Art Tower Mito