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A uniquely Noguchi experience at the Barbican Centre, London, UK

Currently on view at the Barbican Centre in London through January 23, 2022, is Noguchi, an expansive look at the life’s work of the versatile and multi-talented Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988). Made possible by the...

A rediscovery of Katsushika Hokusai at the British Museum 

A recent discovery of works by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) currently on display at the British Museum through January 30, 2022 simultaneously reminds us of the artistic brilliance of Hokusai and the ephemeral nature of...

Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan is timely, enlightening and humbling read for...

In the Introduction of Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan (2018), author Justin Jesty describes this book as “a cultural history of the relationship between art and politics in Japan in a particular...