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H&T
Hiroshi Sugimoto Creates the Inaugural Exhibition for a New Photography Museum He also Helped Design
Edan Corkill
A conversation overheard recently at the Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, which gracefully sprawls through terraced gardens in the foothills of Mt. Fuji at Nagaizumi-cho, Shizuoka Prefecture:

Man 1: "What a beautiful museum."
Man 2: "Yes, but it seems a bit of a waste to devote it just to one artist."
Man 1: "Vangi must be a happy guy -- look, that whole pond is given over to a single sculpture." more...
H&T
Archi-neering Design
Thomas Daniell
Initiated by the Architecture Institute of Japan (AIJ) with the support of the Japan Structural Consultants Association (JSCA), the Archi-neering Design exhibition is currently on tour through ten different locations in Japan. It opened at the AIJ headquarters in Tokyo last October, then moved to venues in Hakata, Kanazawa, Sapporo, and Sendai, and was most recently shown at the Kyoto Institute of Technology. more...
FOCUS
Circles and Squares: Kanazawa's 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Alan Gleason
Kanazawa is a proud old castle town. Often compared with Kyoto, it rivals the larger city in its wealth of beautifully preserved feudal-era buildings and gardens, as well as its overall cultural cachet. So it is fitting that Kanazawa recently built itself a world-class museum, yet somewhat curious that it chose to make this a museum of contemporary art -- and a very contemporary-looking one at that. more...
Recent Articles
FOCUS
Hiroshi Sugimoto Creates the Inaugural Exhibition for a New Photography Museum He also Helped Design
Edan Corkill
2 Nov 2009
FOCUS
Archi-neering Design
Thomas Daniell
2 Nov 2009
HERE/THERE
Circles and Squares: Kanazawa's 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Alan Gleason
2 Nov 2009
PICKS
Art Osaka 2009
2 Nov 2009
FOCUS
In the Little Playground: Nobuya Hitsuda and His Students
Jeffrey Rosen
1 Oct 2009
FOCUS
Contemporary Japanese Architecture:
As Seen from Abroad (As Imagined from Within)

Nicolai Kruger
1 Oct 2009
HERE/THERE
Every Picture Tells a Story: The Chihiro Art Museum
Alan Gleason
1 Oct 2009
PICKS
Tomoko Konoike: Inter-Traveller
1 Oct 2009
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