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A hair salon in Harajuku seems an unlikely venue for an art museum, especially one dedicated to a shaven-headed, New York artist who works principally in ballpoint pen.

Nonetheless, Lennie Mace sees something apt about the location of his eponymous museum, housed in a salon named Antenna Dome in the hectic heart of Tokyo’s youth culture. “I couldn’t think of a better place to have my museum than a hair salon, because Japanese people spend far more time having their hair done than in museums,” the boiler-suited artist explains.

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