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Back Issue -17 January 2011-
DanDans Does Bulgari
Lucy Birmingham
Kazuko Aso says she's just a housewife with a long-time interest in art. But you would know this isn't true after one look at the latest exhibition produced by DanDans, the contemporary art cooperative she founded in 2005. It's the seventh annual show she's organized -- non-profit and all-volunteer -- with members from among the 100 or so emerging artists in the group. more...
GA Gallery's Annual Showcase of Contemporary Japanese Architects
Susan Rogers Chikuba
There's less than a week to catch the nineteenth annual GA Japan 2010 -- Contemporary Japanese Architects exhibition at Tokyo's GA Gallery in Sendagaya through January 23. But if you miss it, a full catalogue of its nine featured projects by the country's foremost designers is published, in Japanese, in volume 107 of GA Japan. more...
Ghost World: Shigeru Mizuki at the Hachioji Yume Art Museum
Alan Gleason
In the Japanese manga/animation pantheon, Shigeru Mizuki ranks, both in critical acclaim and public visibility, with the likes of Osamu Tezuka and Hayao Miyazaki. His name may be less recognized abroad, but it is ubiquitous in his home country. Last year's big TV hit was a humorous biographical series about the travails of Mizuki's wife, and this past New Year's Eve, the annual music extravaganza Kohaku Utagassen featured a popular young band playing the Mizuki show's theme song. more...
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