Yokohama Triennale curators puzzle locals

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In its short history, the Yokohama Triennale has had its ups and downs. The critical and popular success of the first edition of this international art showcase in 2001 was squandered in 2005 when that year’s director, architect Arata Isozaki, resigned after six months on the job. His successor, artist Tadashi Kawamata, had less than a year to prepare the event, already out of sync with the three-year cycle in its title.