April 2022 Message from the Executive Director

While it remains impossible for most of us to enter Japan at this time due to continuing pandemic restrictions – which we hope will be eased as soon as possible – and so we cannot experience the cherry blossoms in Japan again this year, the first blooms have been spotted on some of the 30 […]

Special Video Interviews: Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection with Dr Sadamura Koto and Israel Goldman

We interviewed Dr Sadamura Koto, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow at the Sainsbury Insitute, and Israel Goldman about the exhibition, Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Watch both videos to discover how curators, researchers, and a collector understand Kyōsai’s works through dialogue with each other. Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman […]

Report on the talk “The Dawn of Modernist Dance in the Age of the Dancefloor”

On Thursday 17th of March, the Sainsbury Institute hosted a Third Thursday Lecture, titled The Dawn of Modernist Dance in the Age of the Dancefloor, with introductions by Dr Ryoko Matsuba and speaker Dr Daria Melnikova. Dr Melnikova, who received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2018 and was a previous Robert and […]