SCAI the Bathhouse

Art Gallery

This leading independent gallery is considered the neighborhood of Yanaka’s cultural heartbeat. Set in a 200-year-old building that once served as a public bath, SCAI is small even by local standards, yet is among the most influential of the city’s galleries. With high ceilings and natural light that keep it from feeling claustrophobic, the space holds about six exhibitions a year, most of them solo shows by world-renowned artists, including Jenny Holzer, Anish Kapoor, and Kohei Nawa. Masami Shiraishi, its charismatic founder, has pioneered numerous community projects—Atari and Kayaba Bakery among them.

SCAI the Bathhouse
6-1-23 YanakaTokyo, Japan

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