'Feast of Beauty: 300 Years of Western Painting'

Art May 5, 2015

'Feast of Beauty: 300 Years of Western Painting'

by Daisuke Kikuchi

April 29-June 21 The Tokushima Modern Art Museum is showcasing 64 paintings from the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum collection, which have been chosen to summarize the 300-year history of Western art. Covering five important eras — the golden age of baroque paintings, the court culture of ...

The Royal Academy gazed beyond its shores

Art Sep 25, 2014

The Royal Academy gazed beyond its shores

by C.B. Liddell

If last week's Scottish independence referendum achieved anything, it raised awareness of Britain and Britishness. But for a few hundred thousand votes, here is a nation that could have ceased to be. But just what is Britishness? A visit to "Genius and Ambition: The ...