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Back Issue -1 May 2013-
Dream Dwellings Honed to the Bare Essentials: Yoshifumi Nakamura at TOTO Gallery Ma
Susan Rogers Chikuba
Architect and essayist Yoshifumi Nakamura has spent nearly a lifetime exploring the question "What makes a dwelling?" His answers, which aim to strip away the superfluous without compromising true luxury or comfort, are the subject of an exhibition celebrating the lowly hut, now showing at TOTO Gallery Ma through June 22. more...
Going Inside: The Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
Michael Pronko
To walk inside a home is to walk inside a life. The Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum lets you do just that: see inside the homes and lives of Japanese farmers, shopkeepers, a business magnate, an architect, an umbrella maker, a photographer. Set in the lush, serene grounds of Koganei Park, this museum of buildings lets visitors experience -- inside and out -- the Japanese way of living. more...
Bicultural Book Design: Tsuguharu Foujita at the Hibiya Library & Museum
Alan Gleason
Tsuguharu (a.k.a. Leonard) Foujita (1886-1968) is revered in Japan as the first local boy to make good as an artist overseas, and in France no less. He enjoyed remarkable success during his first long sojourn in Paris from 1913 until 1931, achieving both fame and financial security unrivaled among the loosely affiliated group of expatriate artists known as the School of Paris. more...
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Dream Dwellings Honed to the Bare Essentials: Yoshifumi Nakamura at TOTO Gallery Ma
Susan Rogers Chikuba
2 May 2013
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Going Inside: The Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
Michael Pronko
2 May 2013
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Bicultural Book Design: Tsuguharu Foujita at the Hibiya Library & Museum
Alan Gleason
2 May 2013
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Blacks: In Praise of a Limited Palette
Nicolai Kruger
1 April 2013
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The National Museum of Japanese History: Everything You Always Wanted to Know
Alan Gleason
1 April 2013
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MINIMAL / POST MINIMAL
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