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Yoko Haruhara
CULTURE / Art
Dec 4, 1999
Folk painting from roadside to museum
The world of the minga, "folk painting," is one of subtle beauty created by the countless unknown artists who draw on rich crafts traditions for inspiration. The end result of these unknown artists is refreshingly simple, unaffected works of art. Opportunities to view the work of these unheralded artists...
CULTURE / Art
Oct 30, 1999
New angles on contemporary art
One of the foremost exhibitions of contemporary art in Japan, the International Contemporary Art Festival, will be held at the Tokyo International Forum Nov. 3-7.

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