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Tomohiro Osaki
Tomohiro Osaki is a staff writer in the Domestic News Division. A graduate of Sophia University in Tokyo, he likes to explore under-reported realities of Japanese youth, with a tendency toward the taboo.
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CULTURE / Art
Mar 15, 2012
"The Inca Empire Revealed: Century After the Machu Picchu 'Discovery'"
Built in the 15th century by the Inca emperor Pachacuti, Machu Picchu in Peru is often referred to as "the lost city of the Incas." This exhibition introduces visitors to the history of the Inca civilization through roughly 160 artifacts, most of which are being shown in Japan for the first time.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Mar 15, 2012
"The Inca Empire Revealed: Century After the Machu Picchu 'Discovery'"
Built in the 15th century by the Inca emperor Pachacuti, Machu Picchu in Peru is often referred to as "the lost city of the Incas." This exhibition introduces visitors to the history of the Inca civilization through roughly 160 artifacts, most of which are being shown in Japan for the first time.
CULTURE / Art
Mar 8, 2012
"Gerda Steiner & Jorg Lenzlinger: Power Sources — Chikara ga Umareru Tokoro"
This exhibition introduces the installation works of Swiss artists Gerda Steiner and Jorg Lenzlinger in what is their largest exhibition yet. Steiner and Lenzlinger incorporate themes of human relationships, the body and mind, and our surrounding environment into works that have been designed to intrigue visitors and help nurture their creativity.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Mar 8, 2012
"Gerda Steiner & Jorg Lenzlinger: Power Sources — Chikara ga Umareru Tokoro"
This exhibition introduces the installation works of Swiss artists Gerda Steiner and Jorg Lenzlinger in what is their largest exhibition yet. Steiner and Lenzlinger incorporate themes of human relationships, the body and mind, and our surrounding environment into works that have been designed to intrigue visitors and help nurture their creativity.
Events / Events Outside Tokyo
Feb 24, 2012
Festival in Niigata takes advantage of the weather for snow-themed fun
Niigata Prefecture hopes to take advantage of its annual helping of heavy snow to organize what appears to be a feverish and even sweaty festival this weekend.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Feb 23, 2012
"Kuroda Seiki: Scenes of Leisure"
As an apprentice of the French academic painter Raphael Collin, Seiki Kuroda (1866-1924), who studied in Paris, considered it his mission to represent Western styles of art through his work. His paintings were Impressionistic in nature and his portraits often depicted everyday scenes of recreation, such as people chatting, playing and even sleeping.
CULTURE / Art
Feb 23, 2012
"Kuroda Seiki: Scenes of Leisure"
As an apprentice of the French academic painter Raphael Collin, Seiki Kuroda (1866-1924), who studied in Paris, considered it his mission to represent Western styles of art through his work. His paintings were Impressionistic in nature and his portraits often depicted everyday scenes of recreation, such as people chatting, playing and even sleeping.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Feb 23, 2012
"The Tower"
To celebrate this spring's opening of the Tokyo Sky Tree, the metropolis' new landmark, the Edo-Tokyo Museum is presenting an exhibition that explores the history of three great towers.
CULTURE / Art
Feb 23, 2012
"The Tower"
To celebrate this spring's opening of the Tokyo Sky Tree, the metropolis' new landmark, the Edo-Tokyo Museum is presenting an exhibition that explores the history of three great towers.
Japan Times
Events / Events Outside Tokyo
Feb 17, 2012
Okinawa summit gets animated
For anime-aficionados across the nation, a little weekend getaway to Okinawa may be the perfect way to spend this coming Sunday.
CULTURE / Art
Feb 16, 2012
"Nihon Gadan no Fuunji — Nakamura Masayoshi: Aratanaru Zenbo"
Known for his strong subversion of traditional Japanese art values, nihonga (Japanese-style) artist Masayoshi Nakamura (1924-1977) found beauty in what others might have been considered as ugly. His determination in pursuing unconventional aesthetics led him to become one of the pioneers of avant-garde painting in Japan.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Feb 16, 2012
"Nihon Gadan no Fuunji — Nakamura Masayoshi: Aratanaru Zenbo"
Known for his strong subversion of traditional Japanese art values, nihonga (Japanese-style) artist Masayoshi Nakamura (1924-1977) found beauty in what others might have been considered as ugly. His determination in pursuing unconventional aesthetics led him to become one of the pioneers of avant-garde painting in Japan.

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