Peter Doig

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, often described ...

Pola Museum Exhibition 2020

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 and learn ...

Koku 21106

Hideo Nagai's large-scale sculptures, such as "Baba Project" (2001), are well known in Japan for being both unusual and humorous in their expression. In 2006, a car accident, followed by a long recovery period, led Nagai to reassess the notion of perception in art. After ...



After studying aesthetics and psychology, the conceptual artist James Lee Byars (1932-1997) developed his own artistic beliefs while going back and forth between New York and Kyoto in the 1960s and during his later nomadic life. His works ranged from sculpture and literature to ...

Asano Takeji: Daily Life With Prints

Kyoto-born Takeji Asano (1900-1999)was a woodblock artist committed to not only designing, but also carving the blocks for and printing his own works. Having trained in nihonga (Japanese-style painting) before he moved on to shin hanga (new prints) and sōsaku hanga (creative prints), he ...

Color Magic: From the Taguchi Collection and the Ando Collection

Color and form in art are focused on in this thematic exhibition, which draws from two major collections — the Taguchi Collection and the Ando Collection — both housed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu. Visitors can experience the influence of colors on emotions, ...

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