Hokusai’s “The Great Wave” is the second most famous painting in the world after the Mona Lisa. ONBEAT vol.10 introduces the life of Hokusai written by Shinichi Inagaki, the Executive Director of the International Ukiyo-e Society, along with some of Hokusai’s masterpieces.
Date: Feb. 5 (Tue.), 2019–Apr. 7 (Sun.), 2019
Venue: The Sumida Hokusai Museum
Admission: General 1,000yen (Adults), 700yen (College and High School Students),
300yen (Junior High School Students), 700yen (age 65 and above) *Free for children under 13
Concept: The exhibition introduces the portrayals of animals by Hokusai and his pupils: the design for toys and tools in daily life, the illustration for myths and legends, and the embodiment of imaginative animals
Photo: Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji: In the Mountain of Totomi Province ca.1831 oban, color woodblock print 25.4×38.4 cm Collection: The Sumida Hokusai Museum
We joined Japan’s largest international art fair ART Fair Tokyo 2019 (AFT) from March 7 to 10 as associated media partner and introduced our magazine ONBEAT.
For the first time, the AFT2019 organizes satellite events at three locations, one of which being Haneda Airport. In our latest magazine ONBEAT vol.10, Naohiko Kishi, Executive Producer of AFT, and Hiroshi Onishi, President of Haneda Future Research Institute & Vice President at Japan Airport Terminal Co., Ltd., talk about art and regional revitalization from their unique career. Don’t miss it!
ONBEAT vol.10 will soon be published!
It will be on sale at major bookstores and AMAZON from late March.
Accepting now pre-orders on Amazon.
Vol.10 highlights manga: It introduces article by Nicole Rousmaniere, the curator the Citi exhibition Manga (23 May–26 August 2019) of the British Museum and also has a special one-on-one talk article about Osamu Tezuka, god of manga.
A new series “Art Patronage Today” has started: It features Stephen Globus, NY venture culturelist and provocateur who has been supporting Japanese artists in NY. Toyama’s famous festival Owara Kaze-no-Bon is featured in “Japan Festival” series. Enjoy its magical feeling! ONBEAT runs articles of various Japanese artists from ukiyo-e to modern art. Vol.10 features Tenkei Tachibana, Koji Kinutani, Toshihiro Hamano and Katsushika Hokusai.
For those who are eager to read our magazines in a luxurious atmosphere,
I recommend to go the Roppongi Library where you can find all the volumes of ONBEAT.
A membership library located on the 49th floor of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, it offers visitors a sophisticated space to read books with a panoramic view of Tokyo.
Please enjoy reading our magazines in Roppongi Library designed by Kengo Kuma, Japanese leading architect!
Please be informed that we will be closing from December 29 to January 6 due to the New Year’s Holiday Season.
We wish you good health and happiness in 2019.
Hope you have a wonderful New Year!
ONBEAT vol.09 has just been published!
It is now on sale at major bookstores and AMAZON.
In ONBEAT vol.09, we feature“Japonismes 2018: les âmes en resonance.”This is an event based on the agreement of the Japan-France Summit Meeting two years ago. Japonismes 2018 presents ‘unknown Japan’ by introducing Japanese culture–from traditional to modern–in France.
Japonismes 2018 will feature more than seventy events dedicated to Japanese culture across Paris from July 2018 to February 2019. In addition to an interview with Hiroyasu Ando, President of the Japan Foundation, we will introduce some of the official projects of Japonismes 2018.
We also present teamLab, Tsuguharu Foujita, Jomon art, and etc.
Don’t miss it!
ONBEAT vol.08 will be on sale at major bookstores from mid-February.
Accepting now pre-orders on Amazon.
This is how the front page will look like.
Guess who paint this front page.
We all hope you will like it!
Please be informed that we will be closing from December 30 to January 4 due to the New Year’s Holiday Season.
We would like to thank you for your understanding and cooperation with our company during this year.
We will continue to introduce Japanese art and culture to the world in the following year as well.
We wish you good health and happiness in 2018.
Hope you have a wonderful New Year!
Please enjoy TANOYAKU if you stay in one of the hotel of Toyoko-Inn across Japan! For you can find some extracted pages of our magazine ONBEAT; its latest issue is featuring the pages of Natsuko Kikkawa and Sawako Kido from ONBEAT vol.07.
TANOYAKU is a magazine for guests of the Toyoko-Inn Hotel; it is placed in every room. ONBEAT and TANOYAKU have been cooperating since 2015 and interviews of Prof. Satoshi Omura or Artist Koji Kinutani that appeared in ONBEAT have been extracted to TANOYAKU in the past.
If you happen to stay in one of the hotels, take a look!
ONBEAT magazine is introduced by Toshio Ohi Chozaemon Ⅺ’s web site !
ONBEAT vol.07 presents Ohi’s works with his interview and introduces Ohi Ware tradition and new challenges.
His blog is updated almost every day on the website. You can also enjoy the images of Tea Room and Ohi Gallery.
You can enjoy the interview here!
Amber Ohi Tea Bowl, Hijiri Style
ONBEAT magazine is introduced by Koji Kinutani’s web site!
ONBEAT vol.07 is featuring the colorful and energetic works along with the interview of Kinutani. For all Kinutani’s fans, check his website NOW and find his energetic activities as well as the up-to-date information of the ongoing exhibition“A Journey of Color and Imagery.”
You can enjoy the ONBEAT interview here!
Celebration-Flying Dragon Funi Homon
Libraries of Joshibi University of Art and Design has started a subscription to ONBEAT! The University Art Museum –Tokyo National University of Arts and Music also starts selling ONBEAT.
ONBEAT is sold at large bookstores such as Kinokuniya and TSUTAYA, National Art Center, Tokyo and The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, as well as in 78 countries and 4 areas all over the world.
ONBEAT is housed by Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures in U.K, Japan Society in the U.S., and the International House of Japan. All of them engage in a specialized study of Japanese art.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, a four-star hotel, also subscribes to ONBEAT. You can find ONBEAT in each of their luxurious suites and also in their club lounge. The photo is the the luxurious suites of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
We appreciate your kind support!
Visit our website below NOW to view exclusive interviews with Tadao Ando, Manabu Ikeda, Koji Kinutani, and Ohi Chozaemon Ⅺ! ONBEAT vol.07 offers you a perfect opportunity to discover their wonderful personality as well as their artistry. A must-see interviews, if you are planning to visit their upcoming exhibitions this autumn!
Check it out here!
ONBEAT magazine is on sale at the bookstore of world 78 countries 4 area in total including Japan from this January.
The details of the sales areas are as follows.
Japan, USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, the French speaking part of Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar, Italy, Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Albania, Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia & Kosovo, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, British West Indies, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Netherland Antilles, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.
We are looking forward to hearing from you.