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BUNKAMURA THE MUSEUM

Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Dec 15, 2015
'Pre-Raphaelite and Romantic Painting from National Museums Liverpool'
Dec. 22-March 6
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Sep 29, 2015
The changing views of landscape painting
There are many ways in which an art exhibition can make a positive impression, but the two main ones are through the quality of the artworks and the narrative that ties these together. The present exhibition at Bunkamura The Museum is rather weak on the first element but much stronger on the second.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Aug 18, 2015
Erik Satie: A 'gymnopedist' ahead of his time
Erik Satie (1866-1925) said and did a lot of memorable things, many remarkably outlandish. Brilliant and bonkers, he composed works that range from cabaret ditties to a "symphonic drama," from light music for educating children to complex parodies of the masters. And who can forget such composition titles...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Mar 19, 2015
'Money and Beauty: Botticelli and the Renaissance in Florence'
March 21-June 28
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Dec 18, 2014
'Captain Cook's Voyage and Banks' Florilegium'
As the finale of a series of shows commemorating Bunkamura The Museum's 25th anniversary, this exhibition features the florilegium works of Joseph Banks (1743-1820). Banks, a naturalist and botanist, was appointed as a member of the scientific expedition onboard Captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour. During...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Aug 7, 2014
'Into the Future: Visual Deception II'
Trompe l'oeil (optical-illusion art) painting has a long history, dating back to the 17th century, but trick art is not always about paintings that create illusions using realistic three-dimensional imagery.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jun 18, 2014
Raoul Dufy's true colors outshone many of his peers
No painter's works look as good in a newspaper or advertising poster as they do when seen directly. Some painters works, however, suffer more from the process of being transferred to print than others. Raoul Dufy is one.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Apr 2, 2014
'Collection of Museo Poldi Pezzoli: The Aristocratic Palace and its Beauty
Founded in Milan in 1881, the Poldi Pezzoli Museum houses the extensive collection of an aristocratic art collector. Nobleman Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli (1822-1879) devoted his life to decorating his home with artworks of the Renaissance, amassing around 3,000 pieces, including paintings by Botticelli,...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 15, 2014
The extent of Puvis de Chavannes' stately influence
When you enter 'Arcadia by the Shore' it is not difficult to get a sense of why Puvis de Chavannes was so successful in his own day, and why his reputation later slipped far behind those of other painters then considered his inferiors.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Oct 16, 2013
'Masterpieces from Yamadera Goto Museum of Art'
Every era of European history has produced significant and innovative works of art. And as genres and styles evolved over time, unique trends added a richness to art in general.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Aug 7, 2013
'Léonard Foujita from the Collection of the Pola Museum of Art'
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Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jun 20, 2013
'Leo Lionni: Book! Art! Book!'
Leo Lionni was an accomplished painter, sculptor and graphic designer, but he is best known as the acclaimed author and illustrator of popular children's books such as "Swimmy" and "Frederick."
CULTURE / Art
Apr 25, 2013
'Antonio López'
Spanish artist Antonio López is renowned for the tediously slow pace of his creative process, sometimes touching up works 10 years after starting them.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Apr 4, 2013
Rubens' best work is collaborative
The 17th-century Flemish baroque artist Peter Paul Rubens is a great historical painter, not because of the scenes from ancient Roman history that he sometimes painted, but because, when we encounter his works, we find ourselves trying to understand what kind of society could possibly have produced art...

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