'Takeuchi Seiho: The Master of Modern Nihonga'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Aug 28, 2013

'Takeuchi Seiho: The Master of Modern Nihonga'

As a founder of nihonga (Japanese-style painting), Takeuchi Seiho (1864-1942)was a pioneer in modernizing traditional Kyoto art. His works were a major influence on many of his younger peers, including Tsuchida Bakusen (1887-1936), and continue to inspire today. This is the first large-scale exhibition of ...

'ADC 91st Annual Awards Traveling Exhibition at Tokyo'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Aug 28, 2013

'ADC 91st Annual Awards Traveling Exhibition at Tokyo'

In 1920, the Art Directors Club (ADC) was established in New York as an organization that brought together advertising talent, and promoted their work as "art." Each year it holds the ADC Annual Awards competition, judging media, broadcast, print and graphic design from international ...

'Special exhibition on the 120th anniversary of Ryukyu Shimpo; 42 tumultuous years in Okinawa, as seen through the eyes of photojournalists'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Jun 20, 2013

'Special exhibition on the 120th anniversary of Ryukyu Shimpo; 42 tumultuous years in Okinawa, as seen through the eyes of photojournalists'

Hiroaki Yamashiro, three-time winner of the Kyushu-Okinawa photojournalist association award, has been documenting Okinawa's history, its vanishing culture and rare aspects of its nature for more than 40 years. To commemorate Okinawa's Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper's 120th anniversary, this exhibition presents 200 photographs that Yamashiro took ...

'Let's go to the museum'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Jun 20, 2013

'Let's go to the museum'

Miffy — the iconic cartoon rabbit — is Dick Bruna's most famous character to date and is the the focus of the Himeji Museum of Art's exhibition, which aims to introduce visitors to modern art in a fun way. Bruna, the children's book author, illustrator ...