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Back Issue -1 June 2009-
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neoteny japan: Contemporary Artists after 1990s from Takahashi Collection
Edan Corkill
The extent of art collector Ryutaro Takahashi's achievement becomes clear with a number of comparisons. Takahashi’s holdings of contemporary Japanese art -- most of it made over the last fifteen years -- number somewhere over 1,500 pieces. more...
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2009 Prize, Architectural Institute of Japan
Nicolai Kruger
Located in an unassuming, tile-clad seven-story building in Tamachi, Tokyo is the Architectural Institute of Japan, a non-profit academic association. One might easily mistake the institute for an insurance company or ward office. It houses a library, hall, and conference rooms for the purpose of collection preservation, restoring and researching architectural materials such as drawings, models and photographs. more...
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Hitomi Watanabe's Asian Pilgrimage
Alan Gleason
Hitomi Watanabe launched her career in the most dramatic way imaginable -- as the only photographer to record Japan's campus uprisings from behind the barricades. Her gritty monochrome work from 1968 to 1969, when riot police stormed Tokyo University's student-occupied Yasuda Hall, is gaining renewed appreciation today. more...
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neoteny japan: Contemporary Artists after 1990s from Takahashi Collection
Edan Corkill
1 Jun 2009
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2009 Prize, Architectural Institute of Japan
Nicolai Kruger
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Hitomi Watanabe's Asian Pilgrimage
Alan Gleason
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Thomas Daniell
1 May 2009
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Demons and Demigods: Ashura at the Tokyo National Museum
Alan Gleason
1 May 2009
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Artist File 2009: The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art
1 May 2009
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