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46 articles published


Ryan McGinley: youth laid bare

Art Jun 7, 2016

Ryan McGinley: youth laid bare

by Paul Mcinnes

In 1980s America the art scene fawned over the infamous "Brat Pack" group of writers that included Bret Easton Ellis, Jay McInerney, Donna Tartt and Tama Janowitz. They portrayed American (privileged) youth in that decade like it was — with all their nitty gritty ...

Japan's conflicted art of World War II

Art Jun 7, 2016

Japan's conflicted art of World War II

by Matthew Larking

The Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art's current exhibition, "1945±5: The Works that Survived through the Turbulent and Reconstruction Era," showcases modern Japanese art five years either side of the pivotal end of World War II. It addresses oil painting and mostly follows a conventional ...

'Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Jun 7, 2016

'Toile de Jouy, Printed Textiles from France'

by Megan Green

June 14-July 31 The French term "toile de jouy" translates as the "cloth from Jouy-en-Josas," a chintz-producing town in the south-west suburbs of Paris, and it refers to a specific style of textile that was used for both clothing and furnishings. These monochromatic printed textiles ...

Duric propels Bosnia-Herzegovina past Japan in Kirin Cup final

Soccer Jun 7, 2016

Duric propels Bosnia-Herzegovina past Japan in Kirin Cup final

Japan's 11-match unbeaten streak came to an end in its last warm-up for the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday night, Vahid Halilhodzic's men going down 2-1 to Bosnia-Herzegovina in the four-nation Kirin Cup final. Hiroshi Kiyotake put Japan ...