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INTOUCH Magazine

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Upcycled Art INDEPTH | ART

Upcycled Art

Danish abstract artist Maja Laerkholm invites Club Members to unleash their (sustainable) creativity this month.

As snow fell on Copenhagen, Maja Laerkholm huddled on her small balcony, paint and cardboard in hand.

Barrier-Free Expression INDEPTH | ART

Barrier-Free Expression

The Club’s Frederick Harris Gallery highlights the works of Japanese artists with disabilities through a monthlong exhibition.

Makoto Nakagaki and Ryuki Hayata spend their days creating elaborate paintings that burst with color and intricate detail. But unlike independent professional artists, they are paid steady wages to put brush to canvas.

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.