'Matsuda Shohei:  A Centennial Retrospective'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Jun 13, 2013

'Matsuda Shohei: A Centennial Retrospective'

Shohei Matsuda (1913-2004), the 2002 winner of the Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Award, was a late bloomer when it came to critical acclaim. It was not until he was in his 50s that people truly began to appreciate his artistic skills. This exhibition not ...

'World Press " Photo 2013'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Jun 6, 2013

'World Press " Photo 2013'

Now in its 56th year, the World Press Photo Contest has expanded its categories to include sports and portraiture to reflect those growing trends in photojournalism. The competition attracted more than 5,000 applicants, and the winning photos are currently on world tour, now making ...

Music May 31, 2013

Rocker Yoshimura dead at 46

Hideki Yoshimura, vocalist and guitarist of noise-punk band Bloodthirsty Butchers has died of acute heart failure at age 46, it was announced Thursday. Yoshimura passed away May 27 and his family held a private funeral service, according to the band's official website. Record label King Records ...