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82 articles published


'Le Corbusier and the Age of Purism'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Feb 12, 2019

'Le Corbusier and the Age of Purism'

by Yukari Tanaka

Feb. 19-May 19 Charles-Edouard Jeanneret (1887-1965), a pioneer of modern architecture also known as Le Corbusier, is well-known in Japan for designing the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, which opened in 1959. As an artist and designer, he also led the purism movement — ...

'Hasutaro: Growth, Memory, and Rebirth'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Feb 12, 2019

'Hasutaro: Growth, Memory, and Rebirth'

by Yukari Tanaka

Feb. 16-March 17 Taki Tamada creates her artwork out of cardboard using an unusual method. She peels card into strips and rubs them until they have the appearance of clay before layering them over skeletal frames to create sculptures. She leaves the card in its original ...

'Gather: Gift'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Feb 12, 2019

'Gather: Gift'

by Yukari Tanaka

Feb. 16-March 16 In 2017, psychologist and art critic Yasuo Miwaki organized an art exhibition featuring two artists — Yoshinobu Nakagawa and Kohei Takahashi — titled "Gather: Crowd." It was the first exhibition Miwaki had organized, and was inspired by Nakagawa's observations of art and ...

World Cup-winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies at 81

Soccer Feb 12, 2019

World Cup-winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies at 81

Gordon Banks, the World Cup-winning England goalkeeper who was also known for blocking a header from Pele that many consider to be the greatest save in soccer history, has died. He was 81. English soccer club Stoke, one of Banks' former teams, posted a statement ...

Japan squad set for big challenges

Basketball Feb 12, 2019

Japan squad set for big challenges

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The players and staff seemed relaxed. That is a good indication of their state of mind as they get into the final window of the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers. The provisional Japanese men's national team began its final training camp on Tuesday before its ...