The best pick and mix of modern art

Art Feb 20, 2018

The best pick and mix of modern art

by John L. Tran

The current exhibition at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art could be considered a retrospective of Toshio Hara's career as a collector. Surprisingly, given that the museum was founded in 1979, it's the first time that the director and president has personally curated a ...

Portraits of an artist as a young man — and an older one

Art Nov 27, 2013

Portraits of an artist as a young man — and an older one

by C.B. Liddell

Yasumasa Morimura is a weird mixture of curator, artist and simple art lover. Throughout his career he has selected famous portraits and paintings of people and then faithfully recreated them, with the exception of superimposing his own face on the subjects. This is both an ...

Are we all blinded by our sense of beauty?

Art Jun 20, 2013

Are we all blinded by our sense of beauty?

by Stuart Munro

Sophie Calle is an enigma. She is an artist, writer, photographer and filmmaker yet doesn't work exclusively in any of these areas. She has become famous for her work in photography but her objects and later films have drawn equal attention — work that ...