'Marimekko: Design, Fabric, Lifestyle'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Apr 12, 2016

'Marimekko: Design, Fabric, Lifestyle'

by Megan Green

April 23-July 11 Founded in 1951, the popular Finnish textile and clothing company Marimekko is well known for its bold colors and organic, vibrant designs, in particular its "Unikko" poppy print by Maija Isola. This exhibition, which first ran at The Museum of Art, Kochi, ...

'Made in Japan 50's-60's'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Jul 31, 2014

'Made in Japan 50's-60's'

by Daisuke Kikuchi

Fifty years have passed since the first Tokyo Olympics, and with the city's winning bid for 2020, now is a good time to reflect on the cultural progression that helped Japan win the honor to host in 1964. Post-World War II Japan of the 1950s ...