Tag - adachi-museum-of-art



Japan Times
Feb 28, 2017
'Human: Ideal Expression of People in Japanese Painting'
March 1 -May 31
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Nov 21, 2015
The Hiroshima art triangle: a space to get lost in thought
'It's Tokyo minus the stress." That's how one Japanese colleague described Hiroshima to us shortly after my wife, Angeles, and I arrived here, near the end of the last millennium. So, what's its secret? Well, there's its size for a start. And having six rivers flowing through it certainly helps. But,...
Japan Times
Nov 27, 2014
'Heartwarming, Gentle Japanese Paintings'
Being able to fully enjoy Japanese paintings may seem a bit daunting when its aesthetics and subjects seem so far from popular contemporary art. The Adachi Museum of Art, however, suggests that Japanese-style painting is not as different as you may think.
Japan Times
Aug 28, 2014
'Modern Japanese Painting: Masterpieces by Yokoyama Taikan and Others'
This year is the 100th anniversary of the resurrection of the Japan Art Institute, or Nihon Bijutsuin, an artistic nongovernmental organization that had dissolved in 1913 after the death of its founder Tenshin Okakura.
Japan Times
May 28, 2014
'Mt. Fuji by Taikan: In Commemoration of the First Anniversary of the World Heritage Designation'
Alongside the likes of Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) and Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Taikan Yokoyama (1868-1958) has produced some of Japan's most famous painters of Mount Fuji. In his lifetime, he worked on more than 1,500 paintings of Japan's largest peak.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan