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'Tsukuhae'

Sep 15, 2015

'Tsukuhae'

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Sept. 19-Nov. 3 When Tokyo Station was established in 1914, three art students — Kyokichi Tanaka, Shizuo Fujimori and Koshiro Onchi — launched a magazine called Tsukuhae, which means reflection of the moon. In keeping with its title, the magazine featured the three artists’ ...

'Rhus Verniciflua: Bosco Sodi'

Sep 8, 2015

'Rhus Verniciflua: Bosco Sodi'

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Sept. 11-Oct. 10. Scai the Bathhouse, a contemporary art gallery famously known for its utilization of the former Kashiwayu public bathhouse, is featuring the work of New York-based Mexican artist Bosco Sodi. Sodi is known for using materials derived from natural sources, including sawdust ...

'The Last Impressionists: Time of Intimacy'

Sep 1, 2015

'The Last Impressionists: Time of Intimacy'

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Sept. 5-Nov. 8 As its title suggests, this exhibition features artists from the tail-end of the impressionist movement, including Eugene Carriere (1849-1906), Edmond-Francois Aman-Jean (1858-1936), Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939) and Emile Claus (1849-1924) — artists whose careers were spent in Paris during the early ...

'Lars Muller: Books Analogue Reality'

Aug 4, 2015

'Lars Muller: Books Analogue Reality'

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Aug. 4-26 With e-books becoming a standard way of reading, Ginza Graphic Gallery laments the analog by extolling the aesthetic virtues of hardcover books. Switzerland-based designer Lars Muller has always believed books have great value as objects. In 1983, he founded the Lars Muller ...