Ala Champ


The Art of the Karesansui Garden Best Experienced at this Kyoto Temple

A Luxury Stay Along Kyoto’s Kamo-gawa River

Location is Everything

Art Deco Splendour

Explore ATLAS in Singapore, An Extraordinary World of Gin & Champagne

Artisanal and Authentic

Lauren Manoogian Opens Her Flagship Tranquil Space in NYC

Cantabrian Maritime Museum Restaurant

Original Brutalist Arched Paraboloids Are Central To This Restaurant Designed by Zooco Estudio


The American Artist's Sculptural Enormity And Enveloping Legacy


Stay Amongst the Stunning Natural Beauty of Adelaide's Mount Lofty


A Leading Dining Destination In Adelaide's Rural Township of Willunga

Celebrating Moroccan Craftsmanship

Intricate Details and Design at this Boutique Riad In Marrakech


Visit The Great Swiss-French Architect's Studio-Apartment, Restored And Open To The Public


In An Untouched & Secluded Private Garden in Kyoto, Find One Of The World's Best Hotels

Invisible Possibilities

Under The Theme of 'In the Presence of Absence', Desert X AlUla 2024 Enquires ‘What Cannot Be Seen?’


A Tranquil Sanctuary to Stay, High Amongst The Tokyo Skyline

Igniting Flavour by Fire

Adelaide’s First Open-Flame Restaurant Is One of The Top Dining Destinations in the Country

A Culinary Journey Through Taiwan & Beyond

Owner-Chef Richie Lin's Taipei Restaurant Remains Highly Acclaimed — And For Good Reason

Mt Fuji Dreaming

This Glamping Resort is Bringing Guests Closer to Nature


The Art Of Subtraction at 'Big Ship' at The Mass, Harajuku

May, 2018
Big Ship, Marefumi Komura, The Mass, Harajuku, Tokyo (2018)

The Mass presents the solo exhibition of Japanese artist Marefumi Komura, titled ‘Big Ship’, with paintings created through his Subtraction series, removing and reducing layers of paint to thin canvas and revealing layers underneath.

Titled ‘Big Ship’, the exhibition is a metaphor for Japan’s globalisation and a symbol of the chaotic course of the cosmos, all due to an epiphany of the artist in response to his grandmothers’ passing and an “attempt to express fragility, impermanence and imperfection.”

Resulting in an exceptional muted colour palette, the abstract explorations showcase a modest authenticity, innocently driven by their spontaneous reduction of paint layers that the artist intends to “hint at lost senses, evoking hidden landscapes, reawakening primal memories.”

Big Ship, Marefumi Komura, The Mass, Harajuku, Tokyo (2018)

Marefumi Komura
Big Ship

The Mass, Harajuku, Tokyo
18 May – 17 June, 2018

May, 2018