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Lee Ufan: The same but different

Art Mar 25, 2020

Lee Ufan: The same but different

by John L. Tran

Lee Ufan’s new paintings look very different depending on where you are standing. From a distance, when you can take in several of the large canvases at the same time, abstract shapes seem to emphatically announce themselves as existing; however, they are also pointedly ...

'Peter Doig'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Feb 26, 2020

'Peter Doig'

by Yukari Tanaka

Feb. 26-June 14 Scottish-born Peter Doig grew up in Trinidad and Tobago and Canada, studied at the Chelsea College of Art and Design (now University of the Arts London) in the U.K. and has been based in Port of Spain since 2002. His landscape paintings, ...

Barry McGee: Painting outside the lines

Art Feb 19, 2020

Barry McGee: Painting outside the lines

by John L. Tran

"Potato Sack Body" can be enjoyed as a semi-abstract display of shapes and colors, but there are also cryptic artifacts, notations and visual references. If you lived through the '60s and '70s, the overall design and color palette will remind you that those decades ...

'Pola Museum Exhibition 2020'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Feb 19, 2020

'Pola Museum Exhibition 2020'

Feb. 21-April 12 Founded in 1996, the Pola Art Foundation has been involved in supporting emerging artists for nearly 25 years. One of its projects helps nurtures artists under the age of 35 by sponsoring overseas residencies, giving them the opportunity to encounter different experiences ...

'Creative Women 1940s-2000s'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Feb 19, 2020

'Creative Women 1940s-2000s'

Feb. 8-March 15 Female artists have struggled against discrimination throughout the history of art, and still do today. As part of the "Art Link Tochigi 2019" project, and in conjunction with the "Sano Recovery Project," the city's restoration efforts after last year's Typhoon Hagibis, this exhibition ...