Roger ST. Georges

For Roger ST. Georges's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

The painter's art is mud

Art Apr 20, 2005

The painter's art is mud

Regarded as Spain's greatest living artist, Catalan painter Antoni Tapies (born 1923) is the subject of a comprehensive retrospective currently showing at the Hara Museum of Art in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward. He is known chiefly for his abstract canvases, and the self-taught Tapies has ...

Miraculous folk art

Art Jan 5, 2005

Miraculous folk art

Part of the appeal of Grandma Moses is that her life story reads like the script from a Frank Capra film -- the story of good regular folk experiencing miracles of fame and fortune. The tale begins in 1938. Far removed from the ominous ...