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Please see The Nature of Japanese Art, Part One (September 2019) for background information about the influence of Shintoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism on Japanese art. Images and text are best viewed on a wide screen. ◊ Japanese artist Nikyoko Ikuta uses only two materials in her work: glass and light. “I am captivated by the […]
Images and text are best viewed on a wide screen. ◊ The art of seeing: two paintings of wisteria were made less than twenty years apart, one in America, the other in Japan. Lush and abundant, if you could pull the clustered blooms closer, it would require both hands. The scent, having been […]
Is man, by nature, a violent being? Is he genetically coded towards violence and aggression? Is his drive towards aggression
Images and text are best viewed on a wide screen. ◊ His contemporaries called him “the sun amidst small stars”, the
Horace Pippin painted the memories that lingered. Some were terrifyingly painful. Others recalled the ease of a lazy Sunday morning breakfast. Of his approximately 130 works, the Philadelphia Museum of Art owns several, which include his first and his last paintings. It’s not a typical story: Pippin had no formal art training and created his […]
Images and text are best viewed on a wide screen. ◊ Henri Matisse’s painting of Mlle. Yvonne Landsberg is considered