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Back Issue -1 November 2010-
Koga Harue: A Retrospective -- Journeying back to a time when the "self" was uncharted territory
Edan Corkill
Given the chance to go back in time to any decade in the 20th century in Japan, who wouldn't choose the 1920s?

The giddiness of Japan's military victory over Russia in 1905 had translated into robust industrial development which in turn had led to explosions in urbanization and hence increased leisure time. more...
Seven Under Thirty
Thomas Daniell
The Art & Architect Festa (AAF) is a Kyoto-based nonprofit organization established in 2010, with an executive board comprising architecture professors from various universities, led by Osaka architect Kohki Hiranuma. Intended to provide opportunities for artists, architects, and other specialists -- primarily graduate students -- to work on projects that directly address social and environmental issues, the AAF is engaged in producing exhibitions, workshops, and symposiums. more...
Kusama, Hamaguchi, Hagiwara: Printmakers on Parade at the Kichijoji Art Museum
Alan Gleason
Back in pre-bubble Tokyo, before there was an art museum on every block, the only places where you could see an exhibition of famous Western artists were often the in-house galleries of major department stores. "Museum" was a generous appellation for these cramped spaces, usually a couple of rooms tucked behind the stationery corner on the top floor of the store. more...
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Koga Harue: A Retrospective -- Journeying back to a time when the "self" was uncharted territory
Edan Corkill
1 Nov 2010
FOCUS
Seven Under Thirty
Thomas Daniell
1 Nov 2010
HERE/THERE
Kusama, Hamaguchi, Hagiwara: Printmakers on Parade at the Kichijoji Art Museum
Alan Gleason
1 Nov 2010
PICKS
Setsu Asakura: An Avant-garde Girl
1 Nov 2010
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Art on the Mount
Christopher Stephens
1 Oct 2010
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An Architectural Exhibition to Inspire the Creator in Each of Us
Susan Rogers Chikuba
1 Oct 2010
HERE/THERE
Lush Life: The Subtropical Masterpieces of Isson Tanaka
Alan Gleason
1 Oct 2010
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Biwako Biennale 2010
1 Oct 2010
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