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Back Issue -2 December 2013-
Your Portrait: A Tetsumi Kudo Retrospective
Christopher Stephens
Though not completely forgotten, Tetsumi Kudo's work has been neglected for many years. This is perhaps due to the grotesque appearance and overly serious themes of his art, and to the fact that he was a true outsider who spent most of his professional career in Paris. more...
Revisiting Morimura, Rembrandt, and the Hara Museum
Lucy Birmingham
Yasumasa Morimura, well known for his satirical, gender-bending photographic self-portraits of famous personages (both men and women) and iconic paintings, is back at Tokyo's Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in his Rembrandt guise. These works, which were first exhibited at the Hara in 1994, are now showing under the title Yasumasa Morimura -- Rembrandt Room Revisited. more...
The Ishikawa: Not Your Standard-Issue Prefectural Museum
Alan Gleason
Every prefecture in Japan has its official art museum, showcasing artists of every medium who happened to grow up or study or work in the area. The hodgepodge exhibits that often result tend to make the eyes glaze over, and not every prefecture can boast a critical mass of brilliant art that spurs the out-of-town tourist to explore collections of local talent. more...
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Your Portrait: A Tetsumi Kudo Retrospective
Christopher Stephens
2 Dec 2013
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Revisiting Morimura, Rembrandt, and the Hara Museum
Lucy Birmingham
2 Dec 2013
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The Ishikawa: Not Your Standard-Issue Prefectural Museum
Alan Gleason
2 Dec 2013
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Koganecho Bazaar 2013
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