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Back Issue -1 April 2009-
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Transposition onto the Future World: Miwa Yanagi's My Grandmothers
Kenneth Masaki Shima
Part of the modern condition is a constant reassessment of positions. How do we locate our place within the world, society, and the family? Globally, how do we think about the environment or the development of technology into the future? more...
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In Praise of Bamboo: Sculptures by Norio Hosaka
Nicolai Kruger
Coexist Gallery recently moved to an Akihabara side street from its former location in Roppongi. Now occupying an old factory building, Coexist refers to itself as an eco-art gallery; its motto is "Think the Earth through Art." more...
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Taro Okamoto: A Man and His Mural, Both Larger than Life
Alan Gleason
Some artists cast such a long shadow that they demand to be reckoned with, whether or not you like their work. Taro Okamoto is one such presence. His impact on the postwar art scene in Japan is multifaceted and impossible to avoid -- all the more so now that his huge, semi-abstract mural of an atomic blast, "Myth of Tomorrow," adorns a major commuter corridor in one of Tokyo's busiest train terminals. more...
Recent Articles
FOCUS
Transposition onto the Future World: Miwa Yanagi's My Grandmothers
Kenneth Masaki Shima
1 Apr 2009
FOCUS
In Praise of Bamboo: Sculptures by Norio Hosaka
Nicolai Kruger
1 Apr 2009
HERE/THERE
Taro Okamoto: A Man and his Mural, Both Larger than Life
Alan Gleason
1 Apr 2009
PICKS
Yuri Hamano: eyes open
1 Apr 2009
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The Past, Present and Future of Akira Yamaguchi
Matthew Larking
2 Mar 2009
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Back to School: Kyoto Art Center Public Contest 2009
Thomas Daniell
2 Mar 2009
HERE/THERE
Yanaka: Art in a Bathhouse
Alan Gleason
2 Mar 2009
PICKS
Ay-O: Rainbow 77th Birthday
2 Mar 2009
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