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image image By the Numbers: A Trip through Time and Space
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Christopher Stephens
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As Pythagoras put it, the universe is built on numbers. Arithmetical values can be ascribed to virtually any entity or phenomenon from heat to heartbeat, mass to music to better understand its nature. The four artists featured in Art Trip Vol. 03: In Number, New World, an exhibition on view through 9 February at the Ashiya City Museum of Art & History in Hyogo Prefecture, escort us to unfamiliar places that are essentially bound up with numbers. more...

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image image Seats of Power, Sacred and Sovereign: Tales Unearthed in Shimane and Nara
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Susan Rogers Chikuba
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"It was the ancient past, when the heavens and earth were unified. When the yin and the yang were still one. When nothing was yet fixed, when the void was yet dark, and all signs of what was to come were hidden within." So begins the first exhibit of Izumo and Yamato: The Birth of Ancient Japan, showing at the Tokyo National Museum through 8 March and organized by the present-day counterparts of those two old provinces, the prefectures of Shimane and Nara. more...

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image image Aging as a Work in Progress: Hiromi Tsuchida at Fugensha
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Alan Gleason
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One day in 1986, photographer Hiromi Tsuchida looked in the mirror and noticed his hair was turning gray. Since then he has adhered to a daily ritual of snapping his own photo with the help of a self-timer. Allowing for a few missed days, that's over 10,000 self-portraits to date. From 5 February to 1 March, Fugensha Communication Gallery will inaugurate its new venue in Meguro, Tokyo with Aging 1986-2018, a solo show covering the first 33 years of Tsuchida's still-ongoing project. more...

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By the Numbers: A Trip through Time and Space
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