Art News: Yoshitomo Nara Exhibition, King Tut Returns to NYC After 30 Years & Online Video Game for ‘Salt’ Movie

17 May
2010

SUPER FLAT ARTIST YOSHITOMO NARA GOES 3D WITH CERAMIC EXHIBIT

Yoshitomo Nara unveiled a new series of works at Japan’s Tomio Koyama Gallery on May 16th. This show will be his debut using ceramics, after more than a year’s training at Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park in Shigaraki. Included in the exhibit, are large and small sculptural works in combination with some drawings. This is Nara’s fifth show with Tomio Koyama Gallery, since “new drawings” exhibition in 2003.

KING TUT EXHIBIT IN TIMES SQUARE, NEW YORK CITY

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs returns to New York City after more than 30 years. For the first time in a generation, you can view the splendor of the ancient Egyptian world in 10 galleries in an array of 130 artifacts from his tomb, along with antiquities representing his family and contemporaries. The exhibit runs through January 2, 2011.

ONLINE GAMES ENTICE MOVIE AUDIENCES TO GET INVOLVED

Sony Pictures has been hard at work on a project with a complex script about spies and terrorists, filming on location and using props that include a rented airplane.

Is it the studio’s latest blockbuster in the making? Not even close. The undertaking is a nine-week “episodic online game” created by Sony marketers to stir audience interest in “Salt,” a forthcoming Angelina Jolie thriller.

The game, titled Day X Exists, is a series of Web episodes and companion challenges that reveal an important plot line. Sony will unveil a new installment each week starting Monday on dayxexists.com. Read whole article: nytimes

Salt opens July 23, 2010.

1 Response to Art News: Yoshitomo Nara Exhibition, King Tut Returns to NYC After 30 Years & Online Video Game for ‘Salt’ Movie

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jeff

December 27th, 2010 at 2:17 am

Hi art work is really inspiring, even his videos
http://www.japansugoi.com/wordpress/yoshitomo-nara-pop-culture-artist/

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