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Topic Archives: Japanese
What is Superflat art? Art Radar explains
Posted on Friday, October 11th, 2013
Art Radar gives an overview of Superflat, the Japanese contemporary art movement started by Takashi Murakami that combines graphic design, hyper-sexualised manga characters and fine art aesthetics.
Japan’s art decade: 10 years of Mori Art Museum – picture feast
Posted on Friday, September 27th, 2013
10 years after its establishment, Mori Art Museum continues to provide an overview of Japanese contemporary art with the triennial “Roppongi Crossing”, which this year looks at Japanese works with global perspective.
Tokyo’s top 6 public artworks
Posted on Friday, September 13th, 2013
Art Radar picks the top public art installations in 2020′s Olympic city Tokyo, including everything from sticker art to a giant spider and a phone booth transformed into a fish tank.
6 Asian artists inspired by Marcel Duchamp
Posted on Friday, August 23rd, 2013
Marcel Duchamp, “the father of conceptual art”, is still a strong source of inspiration for Asian artists from India to Japan.
Tradition never dies: Japanese sculpture with Gakushi Yamamoto and Yusuke Nishii – interview
Posted on Friday, August 2nd, 2013
Tobin Ohashi Gallery’s Hitoshi Ohashi talks about the little-known contemporary sculpture scene in Japan and its two rising stars: Gakushi Yamamoto and Yusuke Nishii.
Sounds like art: Japanese audiovisual artist Ryoji Ikeda in Sydney – picture feast
Posted on Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Ryoji Ikeda’s pattern [no. 5] goes on show at the ISEA 2013, proof that the future is here and that sound art has established itself in the mainstream.
Venice Biennale 2013: 5 pavilions that reveal Asia’s diversity
Posted on Friday, May 31st, 2013
For the first time, Indonesia joins Iraq, China, Japan and Turkey to represent Asian contemporary art at the Venice Biennale 2013, with an exhibit themed “Sakti“, meaning “cosmic energy” in Sanskrit.