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'The Art of Hayami Gyoshu'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Jun 4, 2019

'The Art of Hayami Gyoshu'

by Yukari Tanaka

June 8-Aug. 4 Though known as a nihonga (Japanese-style) artist, Hayami Gyoshu (1894-1935) studied and advocated new painting styles, producing works that broke away from conventional perceptions of the genre. He introduced Western-style painting characteristics and continuously experimented and developed nihonga, helping it become a ...

'Who Opens Up the World?'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Jun 4, 2019

'Who Opens Up the World?'

by Yukari Tanaka

June 1-30 One of the most powerful aspects of art is its ability to expand our perception of the world by introducing viewers to different concepts and new ways of looking at things. "Who Opens Up the World" presents 100 works from the museum's collection, all ...

Johanna Konta conquers Sloane Stephens to reach French Open semis

Tennis Jun 4, 2019

Johanna Konta conquers Sloane Stephens to reach French Open semis

Johanna Konta reached the French Open semifinals for the first time after beating last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday. It was the 26th-seeded Briton's third win in three meetings against the 2017 U.S. Open champion, all of them this year. Konta has now ...