'The Quay Brothers Phantom Museums'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Jul 19, 2016

'The Quay Brothers Phantom Museums'

by Megan Green

July 23-Oct. 10 Twins Steven and Timothy Quay, better known as the Quay Brothers or Brothers Quay, are two of the most influential stop-motion animators. Born in America but based in London, the Quay Brothers show strong European influences in their work, which has often ...

The many reinventions of Masamu Yanase

Art Mar 12, 2014

The many reinventions of Masamu Yanase

by Jeff Michael Hammond

If ever an artist was in a constant state of reinvention, it was Masamu Yanase (1900-1945), now the subject of a full-scale exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama. "Yanase Masamu: A Retrospective 1900-1945" brings together more than 500 of the artist's works, ...

'Seeking for Utopia'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Oct 23, 2013

'Seeking for Utopia'

by Jordan Sievers

From the October Revolution of 1917 through the 1930s, the promise of Utopia within the USSR was an important ideology in the development of the nation. As such a central theme to society, it naturally also became a focus of Russian art. On loan ...