The Imperial Household of tradition

Nov 27, 2013

The Imperial Household of tradition

by Matthew Larking

The catalog for The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto’s exhibition, “Treasures of the Imperial Collection: The Quintessence of Modern Japanese Art,” tells us that this “sublime collection of resplendent masterpieces shines brilliantly in the history of modern Japanese art.” The collection, represented here ...

Explore the many ways to read cinema

Oct 9, 2013

Explore the many ways to read cinema

by Matthew Larking

Marcel Broodthaers’ films mostly deal with relations between images and words, which is unsurprising given that he was a poet first who turned to film because he came to understand the medium as an extension of language. In their combination, he sought harmony between ...