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For Paul Mcinnes's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Ryan McGinley: youth laid bare

Jun 7, 2016

Ryan McGinley: youth laid bare

In 1980s America the art scene fawned over the infamous “Brat Pack” group of writers that included Bret Easton Ellis, Jay McInerney, Donna Tartt and Tama Janowitz. They portrayed American (privileged) youth in that decade like it was — with all their nitty gritty ...

Charles and Ray Eames: A deep-seated legacy

Dec 18, 2012

Charles and Ray Eames: A deep-seated legacy

A touring exhibition and a recently released full-length documentary are shedding new light on the polymathic world of the U.S. couple Charles and Ray Eames, two of the most prolific and influential creatives of the 20th century. “Essential Eames” at the Living Design Center ...

New York fashion gurus applaud 'second-tier' Tokyo

Apr 8, 2012

New York fashion gurus applaud 'second-tier' Tokyo

As part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo, Dr. Joyce F. Brown, president of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City, and Dr. Valerie Steele, director and chief curator of The Museum at FIT — and curator of the groundbreaking “Japan Fashion ...

'Hello, It's We: New Paintings by Rob Judges and Mike Ness'

Jun 28, 2011

"Hello, It's We: New Paintings by Rob Judges and Mike Ness"

Moscow, Nakameguro Closes Aug. 25 “Painting is a compulsion. I don’t really have a choice,” says 36-year-old Toronto native Rob Judges in an interview at the opening of his two-man show, “Hello, It’s We,” with fellow Canadian, DJ partner and cousin Mike Ness. Judges ...

Bouncing back and reaching higher

| Apr 14, 2011

Bouncing back and reaching higher

A blast of fashion literature It’s been a tough couple of years for Yohji Yamamoto. Arguably Japan’s most prominent fashion designer, Yamamoto, who broke into the European fashion arena in the early 1980s, filed for bankruptcy in 2009 after years of aggressive expansion in ...

Ground control, we have a fashionable lift-off

| Jan 13, 2011

Ground control, we have a fashionable lift-off

Jean-Paul Gaultier’s space “This is space! It’s another world!” exclaimed Jean-Paul Gaultier at the opening of his new space-themed boutique in Ginza, Tokyo, in December. In extremely high spirits and sporting a space suit complete with helmet, the designer was greeting friends and press ...