Soraya Umewaka

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Jun 19, 2008

'Mark Jenkins and Miho Kinomura: Glazed Paradise'

Diesel Gallery, Aoyama, Tokyo Closes August 15 “Glazed Paradise” (www.diesel.co.jp/denimgallery) is dubbed as “frozen hyperrealism,” and the exhibition evokes a peculiar chill while keeping you pleasantly amused. The pervasive theme in this not-so-perfect promised land is that of teenagers feeling lost in societies that ...