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image image House of Nudes: Kishin Shinoyama at the Hara Museum
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Lucy Birmingham
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Think "nudes" and a paradoxical clash of beautiful and pornographic imagery likely comes to mind. At Tokyo's Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, celebrated photographer Kishin Shinoyama is melding and stretching that paradox with an enticing house full of women (and one man) in the flesh -- a show with more than meets the eye. more...

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image image Exploring Inside Torafu Architects' Space of Creation
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James Lambiasi
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Where to begin? This is probably the first question to ask yourself when you enter the exhibition Torafu Architects Inside Out at TOTO Gallery Ma. Whereas most architectural shows will organize and present exhibits as individual works, Torafu Architects demonstrates the interconnected nature of their projects by arranging their works on one table, and, by furthermore including various objects that they believe have influenced their design, creates a display of 100 diligently numbered exhibits. more...

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image image Spirits in the Hills: Seeing the Unseen at Gallery Ohrin
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Alan Gleason
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Shinto shrines and contemporary art are two terms that rarely occupy the same sentence. The institutions associated with Japan's indigenous religion tend to hew to tradition and leave dabblings in modernity to Zen Buddhist temples and the like. So it is a pleasant surprise to discover one shrine that bucks the stereotype and has actively opened its doors to contemporary art, even building a gallery for that purpose. more...

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