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TOKYO STATION GALLERY

Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Feb 14, 2017
'Parody and Intertextuality: Visual Culture in Japan Around the 1970s'
Feb. 18-April 16
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film / Wide Angle
Nov 2, 2016
Tokyo Station Gallery celebrates Ken Takakura's traditional virtues
Ken Takakura (1931-2014) was a major film star for nearly five decades. He also became a national icon for embodying traditional virtues, especially in his dozens of gang films for the Toei studio in the 1960s and '70s.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 12, 2016
Idem Paris: Worlds apart and yet so close
Before photography became a relatively affordable pastime at the beginning of the 20th century, lithographic prints were touted as the democratic image-making medium that could reach all classes of society. At the same time, because the design was drawn directly onto stone, it could be used as a platform...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Dec 1, 2015
'Voices of 20 Contemporary Artists at Idem Paris: A Lithography Studio in Montparnasse'
Dec. 5-Feb. 7
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Sep 15, 2015
'Tsukuhae'
Sept. 19-Nov. 3
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jun 2, 2015
'Rey Camoy: Retrospective: On the 30th Anniversary of His Death'
May 30-July 20
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Apr 7, 2015
Art's 20th-century identity crisis
The 20th century is rather like the teenager who never grew up — a century that saw itself as perpetually young, as the "modernist" culmination of history rather than part of the historical process. In short, an age guilty of "chronocentricism." But, like all the other centuries, culled and packaged...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Sep 11, 2014
'Discover, Discover Japan'
In October 1970, Japanese National Railways launched its Discover Japan advertising campaign in the hopes of keeping and cultivating the increased number of railway users that it had gained during the Japan World Exposition, which had finished a month earlier.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 21, 2014
'Jean Fautrier'
After being detained by the Gestapo for his involvement with the Resistance during World War II, Jean Fautrier (1898-1964) began working on the series "Hostages" as a response to the horrors that took place in German-occupied France.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Mar 19, 2014
'From Hakubakai to Kofukai: Aspects of Japanese Oil Painting'
Kofukai, translated as "Light and Wind Club," was a group of oil painters established in Japan by seven young artists in 1912. The founding members were initially influenced by the Realist painters of Paris, whose aim in the absence of photography, was to depict the world as truthfully as possible.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Feb 13, 2014
Making sense of cultural nonsense
In today's complicated world of mass media and communication, contemporary British artists are finding new means of expression.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jan 15, 2014
'Private Utopia: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection'
What happens when curators from various Japanese museums are given free rein to select works from the holdings of the London-based British Council Collection
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Mar 28, 2013
'Shohachi Kimura'
Shohachi Kimura (1893-1958) developed an early interest in foreign novels and other facets of Western culture. He first aspired to become a writer, but changed his mind at age 18 to pursue art and painting. Still interested in literature, however, he often contributed illustrations to novels.

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