Monthly Archives: April 2013

Kuniyoshi to Yoshitoshi – Reviving the Warrior Class

Yoshitora, Attack on a Castle, 1864 Cultures turn to mythologies for reassurance – myths define us like daydreams, they show us how we might be. In England, (where we were recently reminded of all those knights in armour at Prime … Continue reading

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Roy Lichtenstein at the Tate: the Quest for Authenticity?

The retrospective exhibition of the paintings of Roy Lichtenstein dominates the London art scene this month, with posters and billboards, plastic bags and T-shirts everywhere. Lichtenstein occupies a peculiar position in recent art history: less respected than his contemporaries Jasper … Continue reading

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