Otto Kunzli's real 'statement jewelry'

Art Dec 1, 2015

Otto Kunzli's real 'statement jewelry'

by Mio Yamada

"Cozticteocuilatl is the Aztec term for gold and it literally translates into 'the yellow feces of the gods,' " says Swiss artist Otto Kunzli, who is standing before his work at the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum. "It's the yellow poops of the gods," ...

How art deco stripped nudity of eroticism

Art Feb 12, 2015

How art deco stripped nudity of eroticism

by C.B. Liddell

When the Teien Museum of Art reopened late last year, after a period of refurbishment and expansion, the exhibition held was no real test for either the main building or the newly added annex. The art of Rei Naito was so minimalist that it ...

'Rei Naito: The Emotion of Belief'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Nov 20, 2014

'Rei Naito: The Emotion of Belief'

by Daisuke Kikuchi

After three years of renovation work, the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum is reopening on Nov. 22 with an additional wing, which will be the venue for the museum's new lineup of contemporary art, videos and performing-arts projects. The wing's inaugural exhibition features contemporary artist ...