Taking flight with Arata Isozaki

Dec 11, 2014

Taking flight with Arata Isozaki

by C.B. Liddell

I once almost got to interview the architect Arata Isozaki, but it was canceled due to his ill health at the time. No doubt a consideration in the cancelation was the fact that interviews with him can go to extreme lengths, as Isozaki has ...

Tokyo's 'fayrest that ever was'

Dec 11, 2013

Tokyo's 'fayrest that ever was'

by Stuart Varnam-Atkin

Scene 1: Late evening, Sept. 23, 1990, at the tiny Greek amphitheater, Shin-Okubo, Tokyo ‘Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more … ” Dozens of actors, actresses, staff, and hangers-on are sitting on the steps, drinks in hand, watching a distinguished British ...