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Back Issue -2 September 2013-
This Is Nowhere: Shikoku Mura
Christopher Stephens
Entry to the Shikoku Mura open-air museum starts with an adventure. A sagging vine bridge with as many gaps as there are planks sways under the weight of even the lightest traverser, threatening to slip below the surface of the murky water. On the other side, though, things seem different. A sloping trail leads into a dense forest and on into another world. more...
Around the Stages: Mao Ishikawa and "Sachiko Nakada's Theatrical Company 1977-1991"
Roger McDonald
Tokyo's nap gallery holds a vintage photo exhibition each summer, and this was the third in the series. Titled The manners of photography #003: Mao Ishikawa, the small but dense show featured Okinawan photographer Mao Ishikawa's series "Sachiko Nakada's Theatrical Company 1977-1991." more...
A Not-So-Odd Coupling: "Peace Meets Art" in Hiroshima
Alan Gleason
Hiroshima is not just the site of the first atomic bombing, but a vibrant regional capital full of parks and rivers -- and several substantial art museums. This summer three of them have collaborated on an ambitious series of concurrent exhibitions, Art Arch Hiroshima 2013, on view until mid-October. more...
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This Is Nowhere: Shikoku Mura
Christopher Stephens
2 Sep 2013
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Around the Stages: Mao Ishikawa and "Sachiko Nakada's Theatrical Company 1977-1991"
Roger McDonald
2 Sep 2013
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A Not-So-Odd Coupling: "Peace Meets Art" in Hiroshima
Alan Gleason
2 Sep 2013
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Powerful Aesthetics: The Japanese Sword Museum
Michael Pronko
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Three Mystics at Musée Hamaguchi Yozo: Yamasa Collection
Alan Gleason
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Shinro Ohtake: NEWNEW
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