State of the Arts

When Paul Baron first moved to Tokyo from London, he found it hard to keep up with the Japanese capital's prolific art scene. Language barriers and a lack of timely information meant that the recent art-school graduate was always hearing about exhibitions he wanted to see the day after they closed. So Baron teamed up with a couple of friends two years ago and launched tokyoartbeat.com — a bilingual website listing shows at over 500 Tokyo galleries and museums.

Exhibitions are organized by location, popularity, genre and other handy categories, but one of the site's...

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