Archive for July 2010

William Eggleston ARTFORUM review

My review of William Eggleston’s Paris-Kyoto show at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art has just been posted on the Artforum Critics’ Picks. If you would like to see more of Eggleston’s work, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE gallery is now showing him as well. Their exhibition, William Eggleston: 21st Century will be on view through August […]

Kyoto: Kenji Nohara "Cloudy to Fine Play"

The Kodama Gallery in Kyoto just closed their latest show of Kenji Nohara.This is the artist’s third exhibition with Kodama, the previous one was held in Tokyo last November. There were several already familiar works (a plant-like sculpture whose trunk is “planted” in a large pot and whose with molecular-looking leaves have the underside of […]

Yuko Murata

Easter, 2010, oil on canvas, 24.2 x 33.3 cm, photo by Kentaro Takioka, courtesy of the artist and Gallery Side 2. Just a couple of blocks away from Take Ninagawa, Gallery Side 2 is showing the new oil paintings of Yuko Murata. Murata’s subject matter of choice is patently representational—animals, plants and landscapes, but despite […]