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Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan

Kim Dramer | Posted 02.23.2016 | Arts
Kim Dramer

Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan at Asia Society Museum, is a small exhibition presenting big changes in the art of Japan.

Yayoi Kusama: Let's Fight Together

Louisiana Channel | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Welcome to the magical, polka-dotted, pumpkin-filled world of the legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who uses her art to fight for love and peace. We had the pleasure of meeting the 86-year-old Kusama in her colourful Tokyo-studio.

9 Key Terms You Should Know Before Seeing The Massive Hokusai Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.10.2014 | Arts

Hokusai, the 18th century Japanese artist, created a dizzying amount of artwork throughout his lifetime. Working primarily in woodblock prints, though...

Artist Turns Hundreds Of Old Shoes Into Something Spectacular

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts

Fans of the artist Chiharu Shiota know her as a human spider, a woman who weaves objects and bodies into enormous, room-sized webs. Her traveling inst...

These Crafts Made By Japanese-American Prisoners Will Renew Your Faith In Human Ingenuity

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts

Half of the 120,000 prisoners were children. It was the start of the War Years, the turning from 1941 to 1942. Japan had bombed Pearl Harbor and Presi...

13 Photos Of Japanese Vacation Spots Reveal A Very Different View Of Relaxation

Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts

Japanese photographer Nobuto Osakabe's series "Holiday Making" captures popular relaxation destinations sprinkled around Japan, from pristine snowy mo...

WHOA: This Is The Ultimate Optical Illusion

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.30.2013 | HuffPost Home

We've seen some weird design choices in homes, but artist Jun Kitagawa's giant zipper installation pretty much takes the cake. The artist has designed...

'Every Moment Of Life Is An Important Ingredient For My Work'

Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts

Japanese performance artist Mariko Mori weightlessly floats between diverse topics from consumerism and technology to ancient Japanese Jōmon culture ...

Group Dynamics Get Pretty Freaky

Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts

Funny how a couple of uniforms can turn an innocent beach frolic into something far more sinister. Osamu Yokonami photographs the eerie visual effects...

LOOK: Takashi Murakami Turns 51 Today

Posted 02.01.2013 | Arts

Today is the 51st birthday of Takashi Murakami, the Japanese contemporary artist and founder of Kaikai Kiki Co, Ltd. In case you aren't familiar with ...

Japan's Dirtiest Old Man Returns 'To The Past'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Is Nobuyoshi Araki the most prolific photographer in the world or a dirty old man with a penchant for bondage? Perhaps both? The man with a ravenous a...

Avant-Garde Makeup Artist Channels Your Dreams (And Nightmares)

Posted 07.30.2012 | Arts

There was a time when makeup was simply about enhancing your natural features, but now it seems nature has nothing to do with it. Avant-garde makeup a...

Astounding Portraits Made From A Single Thread

Posted 06.25.2012 | Arts

Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita creates mesmerizing portraits made from a single, unbroken thread. We originally saw these on My Modern Met, and were d...

Miniature Paper Cities

Posted 06.14.2012 | Arts

Although big cities offer plenty of opportunities and perks unavailable in less populated locales, sometimes all the hustle and bustle can get a bit o...

Kusama And Cornell, An Unlikely Bond

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

2012-06-11-pullquote.jpgYayoi Kusama's work is obsessive. Polka dots spread like infections across walls, canvases, objects.

Tokyo's Underbelly Hits LACMA

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.31.2012 | Arts

Daido Moriyama has become one of the foremost contemporary photographers, known for the uncanny ability to turn ordinary objects into vessels of desir...

Soaring Sky-High Photos

Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts

Lately we have noticed two photography trends driving the internet wild. We're seeing many photographers riff off the 360-degree panoramic photo, and ...

Yoko Ono's Best Tweets

Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Can Yoko Ono do no wrong? The Japanese singer and performance artist has become the world's muse, sprouting warmth, light and love wherever she goes. ...

Murakami Ego Exhibit in Doha Will Blow Your Mind

Renee Blodgett | Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts
Renee Blodgett

2012-05-02-ego055555.jpg To say Murakami Ego's style is larger than life is an understatement.

Mesmerizing Saltscapes

Posted 03.20.2012 | Arts

Motoi Yamamoto is fascinated by the interconnectedness of living things and salt's literal and symbolic role in the pattern of life and death. He crea...

82-Year-Old Artist Collaborates With 8-Year-Old Kids

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.05.2012 | Home

Since the fifties, 82-year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has been unusually relevant, her sales among the highest for living female artists (bar no...

The Armory Show; Contemporary Art in New York

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
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Since 1913, The Armory Show Art Fair has been the preeminent international exhibition of modern art in the United States.