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13th August 2019

teamLab’s Tokyo Museum Has Become the World’s Most Popular Single-Artist Destination, Surpassing the Van Gogh Museum

An otherwise standard London show on technology had one standout item – an interactive installation by Japanese collective teamLab. Said one critic “the most genuinely interactive, and certainly the most mellow and blissful, I’ve ever experienced.” This is background for the news that teamLab’s Tokyo museum is the world’s most popular “single artist” museum. Food for thought for sceptics of multimedia / video art.