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World’s First Digital Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan: A Multi-Sensory Experience

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Stimulate your senses at the Mori Building Digital Art Museum, the world’s first digital art museum in Tokyo.

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The progressive early history of Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art

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A look at the Glasgow School of Art’s early history, influence and devastation.

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Yokohama Apartment: A unique city residency space in Japan

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This article was originally published on REthink Tokyo. Deep in the residential area of Yokohama’s Nishi ward are four tall, white, wooden structures with a simple open atrium and a focus on community and transparency. Providing a working and living…

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Danchi Dreams: A Photographic Exploration of a Housing Vision

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This post was originally published on REthink Tokyo. While walking down a quiet street in Korakuen one night, Tokyo-based photographer Cody Ellingham was struck by the discordance of the structures he saw. On one side, the “hypermodern, illuminated theme park” of Tokyo Dome, and…

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The Possibilities of White Paint and the 5 Artists Who Realised Them

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Is white a mere neutral or ‘base’ colour for artists, or is it the colour – one of the most literally illuminating of all? It’s not a question that has necessarily been asked as often as it should have been…

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Small, Unusual and Little-Known Galleries in London: Part 2

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This post was originally published on London Cheapo. We’ve already gathered a few of London’s small, unusual and little-known galleries, but there are quite a few to explore, so you’re getting a part two. You lucky, culture-hungry cheapos. Read on…

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Small, Unusual and Little-Known Galleries in London: Part 1

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This post was originally published on London Cheapo. As much as we love London’s big galleries, a lot of exhibitions come at premium ticket prices (£15-£20). Part of the fun of visiting and living here is discovering culture in small,…

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5 Women Who Showed New Ways Forward for Self-portraiture

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Self-portraiture is one of those vexed subjects within art that has not always attracted the attention and analysis it really deserves. After all, there is so much more to any given artist’s self-portrait than a straightforward expression of ‘this is…

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What Can You Gain from Visiting Fine Art Degree Shows?

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It’s that yearly event that so many artists – even those who are largely self-taught – so often talk about in hushed tones. Yes, that’s right – I’m talking about the fine art degree show. They happen in art schools…

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Do You Dare Take On the Challenge of Nude Self-Portrait?

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The self-portrait has long been absolutely central to Western art. It’s a genre that has been dabbled in by seemingly every celebrated and less-celebrated artist, from Sir Anthony van Dyck and Joseph Mallord William Turner to Lucian Freud and Louise…

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