U.S. painter works to preserve beauty of Lake Biwa

National Aug 14, 2013

U.S. painter works to preserve beauty of Lake Biwa

by Yuko Nemoto

Brian Williams, a Peruvian-born American painter, has lived in Shiga Prefecture for 29 years, producing over 2,000 pictures of nearby Lake Biwa and its surrounding nature. Williams, 63, left the United States at age 22 while he was studying art at the University of California, ...

Tadanori Yokoo: An artist by design

People | CLOSE-UP Aug 7, 2011

Tadanori Yokoo: An artist by design

by Edan Corkill

In conversation, Tadanori Yokoo jumps nimbly between the past and the present. One moment he's watching the sky glow red as bombs rain down on Kobe during World War II. The next he's riding in a taxi with Yukio Mishima. And then he's back ...