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Back Issue -1 July 2009-
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Satoshi Hashimoto & Kanako Hayashi at CAMP / Otto Mainzheim Gallery
Roger McDonald
I have never been to an S&M club. But after my visit to Satoshi Hashimoto's exhibition, presented by CAMP at Tokyo's Otto Mainzheim Gallery, I feel that I may have a small inkling of what kinds of diversions are on offer at such establishments. more...
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The City of Water / Osaka vs. Venice
Thomas Daniell
Much like Le Corbusier in an earlier era, Osaka architect Tadao Ando has never had qualms about creating unasked-for visionary proposals and then attempting to convince the relevant governments or landowners to implement them. "The City of Water / Osaka vs. Venice" exhibition now on at the Ando-designed Suntory Museum Tempozan (located on the Osaka waterfront) reveals that his earliest unsolicited proposal for his home city was made in 1969, comprising a rough concept model of greenery applied to the roofs of the Osaka Station building. more...
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Tokyo's Contemporary Art Mecca: The Maruhachi Warehouse
Alan Gleason
Tokyo has plenty of warehouses and warehouse districts, but few have been amenable to conversion into funky art spaces as in lower Manhattan or San Francisco's South of Market. The endless cycle of real estate boom and bust in this megalopolis has force-marched contemporary art galleries on a nomadic quest for cheap, roomy, unorthodox spaces in industrial settings. more...
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Satoshi Hashimoto & Kanako Hayashi at CAMP / Otto Mainzheim Gallery
Roger McDonald
1 Jul 2009
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The City of Water / Osaka vs. Venice
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Tokyo's Contemporary Art Mecca: The Maruhachi Warehouse
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2009 Prize, Architectural Institute of Japan
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Hitomi Watanabe's Asian Pilgrimage
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Naoki Honjo: Scripted Las Vegas
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