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Changing Dimensions: The Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition
Christopher Stephens

At first glance, there doesn't seem to be anything particularly remarkable about the shadow on the wall. It has a human form and apparently belongs to someone standing nearby. But then you see that there are actually two shadows with identical forms, slightly staggered and not quite the same size, which overlap in the middle. more...

Centennial Celebration at Tokyo Station Gallery
Susan Rogers Chikuba

If you've passed through Tokyo Station even briefly over the past few months, you know that centennial celebrations are underway -- there are banners, posters, and commemorative foods and souvenirs everywhere. The iconic red-brick building on the station's west side opened to the public in December 1914, and the current exhibition at Tokyo Station Gallery leaves no brick unturned in its thoroughgoing review of the building's life since then. more...

Looking Out for Number One: Yusaku Tawara at the Nerima Art Museum
Alan Gleason

On first hearing, an exhibition consisting largely of variations on the Kanji character , the number one (pronounced ichi), sounds like it might be, well, a tad minimalist. But Yusaku Tawara's "one" is anything but a simple concept. Each rendering is truly a work of art that rewards lengthy contemplation and repeated views. more...

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