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Back Issue -1 May 2009-
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Waiting for Video: Works from the 1960s to Today
Jeffrey Ian Rosen
A primary premise behind "Waiting for Video," co-curated by Kenjin Miwa and Mika Kuraya (both of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo), is the crucial role that video and later film and digital media have played in the development of a postmodern or contemporary aesthetic. more...
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Klein Dytham architecture: It was 20 years ago today...
Thomas Daniell
Twenty years ago, Astrid Klein (Italian) and Mark Dytham (British), both graduates of London's Royal College of Art, arrived in Tokyo to begin work for a young avant-garde architect named Toyo Ito. Precocious, ambitious, and prodigiously talented, within a couple of years they had gained the courage to strike out on their own as Klein Dytham architecture (KDa). more...
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Demons and Demigods: Ashura at the Tokyo National Museum
Alan Gleason
Since its construction in 710, the Main Hall, or Chukondo, of Nara's Kohfukuji Temple has burned down and been rebuilt seven times. Miraculously, a number of priceless Buddhist sculptures were rescued each time and survive today. more...
Recent Articles
FOCUS
Waiting for Video: Works from the 1960s to Today
Jeffrey Ian Rosen
1 May 2009
FOCUS
Klein Dytham architecture: It was 20 years ago today...
Thomas Daniell
1 May 2009
HERE/THERE
Demons and Demigods: Ashura at the Tokyo National Museum
Alan Gleason
1 May 2009
PICKS
Artist File 2009: The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art
1 May 2009
FOCUS
Transposition onto the Future World: Miwa Yanagi's My Grandmothers
Kenneth Masaki Shima
1 Apr 2009
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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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