Painting and Weaving Opportunity: Yohji Yamamoto, Yuuka Asakura

Art / Openings In Tokyo Dec 6, 2016

Painting and Weaving Opportunity: Yohji Yamamoto, Yuuka Asakura

Dec. 10-March 12 Yohji Yamamoto, one of the first internationally recognized avant-garde designers from Japan, both shocked and impressed the fashion industry in 1981 with his debut Paris runway collection of luxury ready-to-wear, asymmetric, oversized and monochromatic garments. Constantly defying trends and challenging the fashion ...

Cubism in Japan: Picasso's Impact

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Nov 29, 2016

Cubism in Japan: Picasso's Impact

Until Jan. 29 Cubism, of which Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) and Georges Braque (1882-1963) were important leaders, is said to have had a stronger influence on later artists than any other movement of the same period. In Japan, it inspired artists from the 1910s to '20s, ...

Mirocomachiko: Creatures Tone

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Nov 29, 2016

Mirocomachiko: Creatures Tone

Dec.1-25 Picture-book author Mirocomachiko themes many of her works around animals and plants, which she depicts using her own unique form of expression involving boldly painted bright colors and simple language. As an artist, she has had solo exhibitions in Australia, Finland and Britain, and ...