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Back Issue -1 January 2013-
Peter MacMillan: Mount Fuji Metamorphoses
Lucy Birmingham
"I've always been mystified by how I have an interest in creating visual images and how I also have the urge to write poetry, which seem like very different tasks," reveals Peter MacMillan. "But when I was [recently] watching a piano performance by Gen Tomura, up close, I noticed that not only were his hands going in completely different directions, they were making completely different sounds, but together, in harmony. I felt that was two aspects of myself." more...
Plot: Process of Design -- Not Always About the Product
Nicolai Kruger
The GA Bookstore and Gallery, located in Sendagaya, Tokyo, is a place where lovers of design and architecture can easily lose an afternoon. GA Japan is the ubiquitous publisher known for its monthly architectural magazine of the same name, as well as its themed retrospectives and dense tomes dedicated to the work of prolific practitioners. more...
Tokaido Highway Revisited: Hiroshige's 53 Stations at the MOA Museum
Alan Gleason
The renowned woodcut series Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido is justifiably hailed as the high-water mark of the career of Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), and of landscape ukiyo-e in general. Less well known is the fact that he revisited the series dozens of times, producing as many as 30 versions in response to popular demand. more...
Recent Articles
FOCUS
Peter MacMillan: Mount Fuji Metamorphoses
Lucy Birmingham
15 Jan 2013
FOCUS
Plot: Process of Design -- Not Always About the Product
Nicolai Kruger
15 Jan 2013
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Tokaido Highway Revisited: Hiroshige's 53 Stations at the MOA Museum
Alan Gleason
15 Jan 2013
PICKS
Art & Music -- Search for New Synesthesia
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Repetition as Change: The Opening of the Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Art
Christopher Stephens
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An Oasis for the Art and Arts of Tea: The Hatakeyama Memorial Museum
Michael Pronko
3 Dec 2012
HERE/THERE
Conversations with the Fourth Dimension: Dogu at the Miho Museum
Alan Gleason
3 Dec 2012
PICKS
Ikko Tanaka and Future/Past/East/West of Design
3 Dec 2012
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