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Back Issue -1 March 2009-
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The Past, Present and Future of Akira Yamaguchi
Matthew Larking
The 19th century critical art historian Karl Schnasse developed a view of the continuities and transformations in art whereby the historian could see in individual works the intimations of what came earlier and later. more...
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Back to School: Kyoto Art Center Public Contest 2009
Thomas Daniell
Since the end of the Second World War, Japan's cities have increasingly succumbed to the "donut effect." The population shifted to the outer suburbs as inner city rents rose, and inheritance taxes forced families out of homes they had owned for generations. The sites were sold to developers and the city turned over to business and commerce. more...
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Yanaka: Art in a Bathhouse
Alan Gleason
Yanaka is one of the few neighborhoods left in Tokyo that really feels old. Thanks to its location northeast of Edo Castle, the district was deemed auspicious as a place to build a bulwark against evil spirits, prompting the Shogun to make it home to a high concentration of Buddhist temples and graveyards. more...
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The Past, Present and Future of Akira Yamaguchi
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