New Zealand's capital city of art right now is New Plymouth - where the Govett-Brewster gallery presents its astonishing exhibition of modern Japanese art, including works by the one of the world's greatest visionaries, Yayoi Kusama.
It was an accident. Like any other visitor to Tokyo wanting the ultimate rubbernecked view of the city at night - look, there's the Eiffel Tower - I went to Tokyo's tallest building at the Roppongi Hills centre, but ended up seeing something even more fantastic: really, I think it was the greatest art exhibition I've seen in my life.
A word about the sponsor. Roppongi Hills was developed by real estate tycoon Minoru Mori. In shorthand, you can call him the Donald Trump of Japan, except that he has a hell of a lot more taste - he collects paintings by the architect Le Corbusier - and ...
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