Art And Culture

Articles covering a wide range of art and culture topics, from history of art to reviews along with general arts news and issue of interest to contemporary artists and art lovers alike.

What Is the Role of the Male Nude in the Art of Today?

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It’s fair to say that the male nude in art has undergone something of a chequered history.

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The Many Ways Artists Have Been Using Ink

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As a drawing and painting medium, ink has been available to us for as long as almost any alternative.

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Seeing Spots at the Yayoi Kusama Museum

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Yayoi Kusama Museum Japan

Free of interference from the outside world, the inside of the infinity box almost feels like it could be another dimension.

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How Major Cities Shape Up For Artists: Madrid

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One only needs to wander around the capital to see all manner of colour and creativity.

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The CWAJ’s 62nd Contemporary Japanese Print Show

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Host of Japan’s most prestigious contemporary print fair, the College Women’s Association of Japan is a little-known powerhouse of an organisation supporting women and the visually impaired in the country. Connected through a love of English, members of the CWAJ…

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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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