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Back Issue -1 October 2011-
Celebrating Parents and Children: Oyako Day 2011
Lucy Birmingham
When Tokyo-based commercial photographer and filmmaker Bruce Osborn shot his first oyako (parent and child) combination in 1982, it had started off as a simple assignment for a music magazine. Now, with a remarkable archive of 3,000 parent/child photos spanning three decades, it has become a lifelong project and a fascinating portrait of Japanese society. more...
Shin Minatomura: A Small City for the Future
Nicolai Kruger
This year marks the tenth anniversary since the founding of Yokohama Triennale, Japan's leading international contemporary art exhibition, which occurs every three years in the fall. For 2011 the number of participating venues has expanded to include not only the Yokohama Museum of Art and the NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankArt Studio NYK) but also "tie-up" events in the Koganecho district and the new Shinko Pier Exhibition Hall. more...
Silence and Insanity: Essential Ongoing at Shin Minatomura
Alan Gleason
Like the megalopolis itself, the greater Tokyo region's art scene is so sprawling and amorphous that one is always surprised by the amount of fascinating stuff fermenting outside the bounds of the established museums, galleries and art fairs. more...
Recent Articles
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Celebrating Parents and Children: Oyako Day 2011
Lucy Birmingham
3 Oct 2011
FOCUS
Shin Minatomura: A Small City for the Future
Nicolai Kruger
3 Oct 2011
HERE/THERE
Silence and Insanity: Essential Ongoing at Shin Minatomura
Alan Gleason
3 Oct 2011
PICKS
Yokohama Triennale 2011
3 Oct 2011
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Art Fair Tokyo 2011: In the World
Roger McDonald
1 Sep 2011
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A Circular View of the 21st-Century City: Tokyo Metabolizing
Susan Rogers Chikuba
1 Sep 2011
HERE/THERE
Every Picture Tells a Story: Hiroh Kikai's Tokyo Portraits
Alan Gleason
1 Sep 2011
PICKS
Daido Moriyama: On the Road
1 Sep 2011
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