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38 articles published


'Ohara Koson'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Jan 29, 2019

'Ohara Koson'

by Yukari Tanaka

Feb. 1-March 24 Ohara Koson (1877-1945) was active from the early 1900s to the mid 1950s and specialized in kacho-ga, Japanese-style paintings and prints of flowers and birds. He was particularly renowned for his woodblock print depictions of birds, animals, flowers and other wildlife. Using both ...

'Patching (and Darning)'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Jan 29, 2019

'Patching (and Darning)'

by Yukari Tanaka

Jan. 26-Feb. 23 "Collage" became recognized as an art term during the early 20th century when Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso used it to define assembling images and material on a flat surface to produce an artwork. Though some argue that the simple juxtaposition of ...

Japan books spot in Asian Cup final

Soccer Jan 29, 2019

Japan books spot in Asian Cup final

Striker Yuya Osako netted a second-half brace as Japan advanced to the Asian Cup final with a 3-0 win over Iran on Monday. The Werder Bremen forward made an emphatic return to the starting lineup at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, scoring in open play before ...