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The Accidental Artist INDEPTH | ART

The Accidental Artist

An incidental art class at the Club inspired decades of devoted creation for one Member.

The first thing that greets visitors to Kaoru Rudlin’s Tokyo apartment is an impressively large painting of a traditional ikebana flower arrangement. The nearly 2-meter-tall, textured canvas, with its long, elegant reeds cutting across the frame, wouldn’t be out of place in one of Ginza’s high-end art galleries.

Cultivating Creators and Collectors INDEPTH | ART

Cultivating Creators and Collectors

Set to speak at the Club this month, Tetsuji Shibayama explains how an office lobby painting led to three decades of fostering Japanese artists and collectors.

Tetsuji Shibayama remembers the painting clearly.

Cutting Edge INDEPTH | ART

Cutting Edge

Katsutoshi Yuasa describes how his blend of photography and printmaking carries woodblock carving toward a new frontier.

Katsutoshi Yuasa has just returned from Argentina.

Threads of Time INDEPTH | ART

Threads of Time

Ahead of this month’s Frederick Harris Gallery exhibition, the founder of a Lao weavers’ workshop explains why she’s determined to preserve her homeland’s intangible art.

"People said, ‘Like in Cambodia, you go back, you are killed.’” That was the warning concerned professors issued Chanthasone Inthavong.

Different Strokes INDEPTH | ART

Different Strokes

When it comes to curating the Club’s art gallery, the committee in charge embraces its differences.

Opening the glass partitions that separate art from audience in the Club’s Frederick Harris Gallery, the three women take in the prints on display.