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Mark Jarnes
For Mark Jarnes's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 15, 2016
Ei-Q 1935-1937: Seeking the 'Real' in the Dark
Nov. 22-Feb. 12
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 15, 2016
Playful Art from the Edo Era: Humorous Ukiyo-e Prints
Nov. 19-Jan. 15
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 15, 2016
Tanabe City Museum of Art 20th Anniversary: Modern Art — Western Painting in Japan
Nov. 26-Jan. 29
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 8, 2016
The Setagaya Art Museum's 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Five Stories from the Collection
Nov. 19-Jan. 29
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 8, 2016
Studio Ghibli Layout Designs: Understanding the Secrets of Takahata/Miyazaki Animation
Nov. 19-Feb. 5
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 8, 2016
Art Begins from the Forest, Mori no DNA
Nov. 18-Feb. 26
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Nov 6, 2016
Thank God it's Wednesday: Kom_I and her band are shaking up Japan's pop scene
Kom_I, the lead singer of electro-pop trio Suiyoubi no Campanella, could very well be the personification of the term "free spirit."
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Nov 5, 2016
Washed up? Tokyo's iconic communal bath houses face an uncertain future
Walking around Tokyo, you may have noticed a number of tall, narrow chimneys rising above the skyline every so often. Such stacks are a good indication that you've stumbled across a sento, or communal bath house.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 1, 2016
Seven Daring Years: Odano Naotake and Akita Ranga
Nov. 16-Jan. 9
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 1, 2016
Maruyama Okyo: Opening Up New Terrain in Japanese Painting
Nov. 3-Dec. 18
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 1, 2016
Manuel Alvarez Bravo Photographs: Mexico, Light and Time in Silence
Nov. 3-Dec. 18
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 18, 2016
Marie-Antoinette, a Queen in Versailles
Oct. 25-Feb. 26
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 18, 2016
The Anatomy of Colors
Oct. 22-Dec. 18
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 18, 2016
The Play Since 1967: Beyond Unknown Currents
Oct. 22-Jan. 15
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Oct 13, 2016
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia provides movie buffs with a quick fall fix
In Japan, it's said that "autumn is the season for the arts." One film festival appears to share the sentiment.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 11, 2016
Lucas Cranach the Elder: 500 Years of the Power of Temptation
Oct. 15-Jan. 15
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 11, 2016
Pierre Alechinsky
Oct. 19-Dec. 8
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 11, 2016
Sakamoto Ryoma: Japan's Favorite Hero
Oct. 15-Nov. 27
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Oct 11, 2016
Boom Boom Satellites vocalist dies at 47
The Japanese music scene suffered a major loss in the morning of Oct. 9 with the passing of Boom Boom Satellites lead vocalist Michiyuki Kawashima, 47, according to an announcement on the duo's official website posted earlier Tuesday.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 4, 2016
Van Gogh and Gauguin: Reality and Imagination
Oct. 8-Dec. 18

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