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Art Begins from the Forest, Mori no DNA

Nov 8, 2016

Art Begins from the Forest, Mori no DNA

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Nov. 18-Feb. 26 Since it was founded in 1966, the Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music has fostered many students who have been inspired by the rich forest that surrounds the institution. The Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art now celebrates the university’s ...

Marie-Antoinette, a Queen in Versailles

Oct 18, 2016

Marie-Antoinette, a Queen in Versailles

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Oct. 25-Feb. 26 The life of Marie Antoinette — the French queen infamous for her penchant for extravagance in fashion and the arts — is explored in this comprehensive exhibition revealing her lavish and ultimately doomed life. Around 150 works of art and furnishings ...

The Anatomy of Colors

Oct 18, 2016

The Anatomy of Colors

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Oct. 22-Dec. 18 This exhibition showcases the complicated process of creating colored pigments by taking a close look at the materials used to produce the vibrant woodblock prints of the Edo Period (1603-1868). Around 100 works, including original and replica kuniezu (provincial maps of ...

Pierre Alechinsky

Oct 11, 2016

Pierre Alechinsky

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Oct. 19-Dec. 8 Belgian artist Pierre Alechinsky is best known for his distinctive and powerful brushwork that effortlessly shifts between the figurative and abstract. After making a name for himself in the postwar art world as a member of the avant-garde art collective Cobra, ...