Day 12: The trip from Matsue to Naoshima can be made in about 4 hours, or with a stop in Okayama (famous for Korakuen garden). Enjoy your first evening on Naoshima Island, home to world-class art including Yayoi Kusama's iconic pumpkin. www.boutiquejapan.com
George Clooney may be an unexpected choice of cover for a magazine’s art issue, but for December’s W magazine, that’s exactly what they’ve done. With Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama as art director, the pictures feature her signature polka dots as the black and white set in unique photographs of the actor.