Best of the West tops this year's major shows

Dec 25, 2013

Best of the West tops this year's major shows

by C.B. Liddell

Japan occupies an odd niche in the art world. Its own indigenous artistic traditions are balanced against an almost fanboy fascination with certain aspects of the canon of Western art, while there is an often half-hearted attempt to stay plugged into the global contemporary ...

'Turner from the Tate:  The Makings of a Master'

Oct 2, 2013

'Turner from the Tate: The Makings of a Master'

by Jordan Sievers

British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner’s experimental style allowed him to become one of the most prominent artistic figures of 19th-century Romanticism. This exhibition reflects the diversity of Turner’s talents and offers a comprehensive overview of some of his most famous paintings. Special attention ...