LATEST FEATURES

Rosetsu – Ferocious Brush

For eight weeks, Japan’s most famous tiger is on show in Zurich. The legend states that Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799) painted this monumental tiger in a single night in the year 1786, together with its counterpart, a dragon…

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THE JAMEEL PRIZE

We live in times when culture matters, it seems, more than ever. Civilisations come and go, but what remains is their art, architecture and literature – their heritage. As a far-sighted and increasingly influential award…

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YOKAI

t is a busy year for Europe/ Japan relations. Another country celebrating is Spain with its 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Spain. This exhibition explores the world of Japanese demons….

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OCEANIA

Oceania at the Royal Academy is the first ever major survey of Oceanic art to be held in the UK. This ambitious exhibition celebrates the art of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia, including New Guinea to Easter Island, Hawaii to New Zealand….

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AUCTIONS
  • Paris June Auctions

    Paris June Auctions

    June has steadily become the favourite month for the French auction houses to hold their Asian art sales. This year six independent auction houses …Read More »
GALLERY SHOWS
FROM THE ARCHIVE
  • Garden of Unearthly Delights

    Garden of Unearthly Delights

    A MONSTER tsunami uproots a city. Modern tough guys lock samurai-style in battle. Candy-coloured streams of animals and flowers hyper-pixilate. These dramatic visual moments …Read More »
TRAVEL FEATURES
  • Vietnam

    Vietnam

    On my first morning in Hanoi I was woken by church bells from the nearby French Gothic Cathedral of St Joseph. The sensation of …Read More »