'Cezanne'

Apr 7, 2015

'Cezanne'

by Natsumi Toida

April 4-Sept. 27 Both Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse once described Paul Cezanne as “the father of all of us,” with Matisse even going as far as calling him “a sort of God of painting.” Around 20 works by Cezanne featured in this exhibition, ...

Taking a pictorial trip to Normandy

Sep 18, 2014

Taking a pictorial trip to Normandy

by C.B. Liddell

“Normandie — L’Estuaire de la Seine: L’Invention d’Un Paysage” (“Normandy — The Seine Estuary: The invention of a Landscape” is an exhibition at the Sompo Japan Museum of Art that recently changed its name to Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art. Just as the ...

Such sweet strokes of the Impressionists

Mar 7, 2013

Such sweet strokes of the Impressionists

by C.B. Liddell

A horde of Renoirs and other works from the high-water mark of Impressionism have descended on Tokyo — rampaging in their quiet, colorful way through the labyrinthine exhibition spaces of Tokyo’s Mitsubishi Ichigokan. “Great French Paintings from the Clark” mainly presents a riot of ...