Lixil Gallery
Kyobashi: Art gallery
 
Lixil Gallery: Kyobashi
Kyobashi / Art gallery
Open 10am-6pm. Closed Wednesdays.
Free admission
Average visit time: 30-60 minutes

Lixil is the biggest gallery in Tokyo devoted to architecture, urban design and spacially focused artwork installations. Recently the gallery has been hosting collaborative works between well-known architects and visual artists, including a cave-like installation created by architect Kengo Kuma and a Kyoto-based washi artist.

Another recent exhibit was devoted to the sketchbooks and photographs of architectural scholar Uzo Nishiyama, who pursued a comprehensive scientific study of housing in mid-twentieth century Japan. There are three separate exhibition spaces, usually running different concurrent shows, along with a small library nook where you can browse books and magazines.

Lixil also has a well-stocked architecture bookstore downstairs in the same building. The gallery and bookstore are run by the Lixil corporation, a global conglomerate that manufactures kitchen and bathroom fixtures and building materials. Note that unlike most galleries in town, Lixil is open on Mondays but closed on Wednesdays.










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