Ryan McGinley: youth laid bare

Art Jun 7, 2016

Ryan McGinley: youth laid bare

by Paul Mcinnes

In 1980s America the art scene fawned over the infamous "Brat Pack" group of writers that included Bret Easton Ellis, Jay McInerney, Donna Tartt and Tama Janowitz. They portrayed American (privileged) youth in that decade like it was — with all their nitty gritty ...

Just one collector can make all the difference

Art Jun 16, 2015

Just one collector can make all the difference

by Sachiko Tamashige

When Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery opened "Takahashi Collection: Mirror Neuron," it was packed with people keen to see Ryutaro Takahashi's selection of 140 contemporary artworks by 52 artists. It's only the second major showing of pieces owned by Takahashi, a psychiatrist and one ...