Posts Tagged ‘Tokyo’

Neo-ornamentalism from Japanese Contemporary Art

MOT Annual 2010: Neo-Ornamentalism from Japanese Contemporary Art is currently presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. Since 1999, the museum has been holding a “MOT Annual” exhibition focusing on the works of young artists exploring a selected theme on contemporary society. This show presents the works of ten Japanese artists, and is an exploration of contemporary expressions of ornamentation beyond embellishments, as both[…..]

Best of 2009

Best of 2009 Yayoi Kusama Originally published on April 27, 2009 Gagosian Gallery is presenting two major exhibitions in New York and Beverly Hills to celebrate Yayoi Kusama‘s eightieth year. The artist, born in Japan in 1929, started painting with polka dots and nets as motifs around the age of ten. She moved to the United States in 1957, where she showed large scale paintings,[…..]