'Redon and His World: Beyond Imagination'

/ Jul 17, 2018

'Redon and His World: Beyond Imagination'

by Yukari Tanaka

July 22-Dec. 2 Though French symbolist Odilon Redon (1840-1916) was active at the same time as the impressionists, he pursued his own unique style, often depicting eerie monsters and fantastical scenes. Producing works so different to his contemporaries, Redon was believed to have kept himself aloof ...

'Yukata Yukata Yukata'

/ Jul 10, 2018

'Yukata Yukata Yukata'

by Yukari Tanaka

July 14-Sept. 3 Despite the decreasing number of Japanese wearing traditional clothing on a regular basis, the yukata (lightweight kimono) is still a popular garment for summer festival wear, especially among younger generations. The yukata was originally a casual garment to be worn after taking a ...

/ Jun 12, 2018

'Rock: Power, Spirit & Love'

by Yukari Tanaka

June 9-July 1 Rock 'n' roll hasn't just made an impact on the world's musical culture, its spirit of rebellion has also had a profound effect on our visual culture. This exhibition at Museum "Eki" Kyoto focuses on Japanese creators that have been active in various ...

'Tips'

/ May 29, 2018

'Tips'

by Yukari Tanaka

June 1-July 16 The "how" is often just as important as the "what" when it comes to putting up an art installation. Pieces may be secured with clamps instead of nails, other items may need to be used. Five artists — Naoki Miyasaka, Kosuke Ikeda, Takuya ...