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Back Issue -1 August 2009-
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Expressionist Movements in Japan
Matthew Larking
The nationwide touring exhibition "Expressionist Movements in Japan," presently at the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, is an early 21st century riposte to the lingering idea that after the introduction of Western art forms at the end of the Edo period (1603-1867), Japanese art was simply derivative of European sources. more...
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A Sense of Promise: The Junzo Sakakura Exhibition
Nicolai Kruger
Junzo Sakakura was one of the first architects to incorporate elements from traditional Japanese design into 20th-century European modernism. An example is his design for the Museum of Modern Art in Kamakura. Currently the museum is commemorating the 40th anniversary of Sakakura's passing with a retrospective of his prolific career. more...
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Nanas in Nasu: The Art of Niki de Saint Phalle
Alan Gleason
Nasu, a highland resort area 150 kilometers north of Tokyo, is known for its woodsy terrain, cool breezes, and boiling hot springs (it lies on the slopes of a live volcano). It is also the location of a unique museum dedicated to the work of a French-American artist, the late Niki de Saint Phalle. Sadly, Nasu will not be home to this remarkable institution for much longer. more...
Recent Articles
FOCUS
Expressionist Movements in Japan
Matthew Larking
3 Aug 2009
FOCUS
A Sense of Promise: The Junzo Sakakura Exhibition
Nicolai Kruger
3 Aug 2009
HERE/THERE
Nanas in Nasu: The Art of Niki de Saint Phalle
Alan Gleason
3 Aug 2009
PICKS
Sori Yanagi: Shapes of Living, Born of the Hands
3 Aug 2009
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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
Thomas Daniell
1 Jul 2009
HERE/THERE
Tokyo's Contemporary Art Mecca: The Maruhachi Warehouse
Alan Gleason
1 Jul 2009
PICKS
Kenji Yanobe: ULTRA
1 Jul 2009
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