by ASADA Masashi
It has been two years since MAENO Ikkei began oil painting, something he had been longing to do for several years. Putting on a favorite record, he paints, dances, then goes back to painting. This article captures a snapshot of the surreal and dream…
From the last years of elementary school until he was over 40, KAWAKAMI Kenji stayed home drawing. At 43 years old, he came into contact with 〈The Garden of Hope〉, where he encountered oil painting and his talents were discovered. Today, he continue…
Art Appreciation with Issey Ogata
Today we look at four drawings created by an innocent mind. They hold clues to understanding “time,” an important subject in education and something for which there still exist no formal ways of teaching people how to understand it.
Four-legged crawling robots were built in Poland during the 20th century. These strange machines evolved and today are popular around the world. Why are they so popular?
For years, a male philosopher has continued to ponder the mechanism which moves the human heart. Coming to believe that dreams are pure, that is where he finds the key to solving this puzzle.
In a world of great darkness, eerie blue lights shine. There lies a mysterious prison in which shadows writhe and suffer.
Our story takes place during a festival in a certain town. The residents do not suspect that their happy, laughter-filled days are about to change forever.