Mar 1, 2012

"Hubert Robert — Les jardins du Temps"

Hubert Robert was a French 18th-century painter and garden designer, known for his romantic depictions of old and decaying landscapes that were fashionable in his time. His talent for portraying dilapidated subjects and conceptualizing similar gardens that involved man-made waterfalls and grottoes, earned him ...

'Hubert Robert — Les jardins du Temps'

Mar 1, 2012

"Hubert Robert — Les jardins du Temps"

Hubert Robert was a French 18th-century painter and garden designer, known for his romantic depictions of old and decaying landscapes that were fashionable in his time. His talent for portraying dilapidated subjects and conceptualizing similar gardens that involved man-made waterfalls and grottoes, earned him ...

Morning movies: 50 audience favorites to get you out of bed

Feb 24, 2012

Morning movies: 50 audience favorites to get you out of bed

Moviegoers set your alarms early, because the Toho Cinemas chain will in March begin its third annual Gozen Jū-ji no Eiga Sai (10 a.m. Film Festival). This year’s event is the second series under the tag line “50 Films That Never Get Old,” and ...

Ice sculptures, snow slides at Hokkaido fest

Feb 3, 2012

Ice sculptures, snow slides at Hokkaido fest

The City of Sapporo will be hosting the 63rd annual Snow Festival this month. The event is considered a “must see” for tourists and about 2 million people visited the festival last year. The main draw is a collection of sculptures created entirely out ...

Feb 2, 2012

"Atsuko Tanaka. The Art of Connecting"

Atsuko Tanaka (1932-2005) was a member of the avant-garde Gutai Art Association whose experimental work with nonphysical materials — such as light, sound and time — garnered her much attention during the mid-1950s. The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo has joined forces with The ...

'Atsuko Tanaka. The Art of Connecting'

Feb 2, 2012

"Atsuko Tanaka. The Art of Connecting"

Atsuko Tanaka (1932-2005) was a member of the avant-garde Gutai Art Association whose experimental work with nonphysical materials — such as light, sound and time — garnered her much attention during the mid-1950s. The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo has joined forces with The ...

Jan 26, 2012

"Jack Goldstein"

When minimalism was at its height during the 1980s-’90s, Jack Goldstein (1945-2003) focused on imagery from movies, books, photographs and magazines. He reworked such materials into paintings and film art, and he is often remembered as one of the artists who helped build the ...