'Art and literature in Japan 1926-1936'

Oct 30, 2013

'Art and literature in Japan 1926-1936'

by Jordan Sievers

Early 20th-century Japan experienced changes in both its political and sociological structures that, as the Showa Era (1926-1989) progressed, helped creative disciplines flourish. The 20th-century thus became a period of artistic and literary renaissance that paved the way for emerging trends and movements, which ...

'Medieval Japanese Art'

Aug 14, 2013

'Medieval Japanese Art'

by Alisa Yamasaki

In medieval Japan — the Kamakura Period to the Muromachi Period (1193-1573) — power shifted from the nobility to the warrior class. Revealing the influence of this political disruption, this exhibition focuses on artwork produced at that time, much of which referenced Chinese Zen ...