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Haji Oh: Memories in Weaving

Haji Oh works with textiles and fiber arts, focusing on weaving, dyeing, tying and stitching techniques to create installations. Primarily following the concept of "unravelling memories and re-weaving them," her pieces explore untold histories and stories of women and other individuals who have had ...

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Parabola of Pre-Raphaelitism

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-82) was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848), a group of English painters, poets and critics who wanted to reform the British art scene. The Pre-Raphaelites dismissed popular mannerist stylized imagery and instead championed detail, realism and the ...

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Raoul Dufy: Paintings and Textile Designs

Widely known as "the magician of colors," the Fauvist painter Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) favored vibrant tones and delicate brushwork to depict leisure activities, spectacles and events. A multitalented artist, he was also printmaker, book illustrator, draftsman and textile and furniture designer. This exhibition traces Dufy's ...

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Lament of the Images

Artist, architect and filmmaker Alfredo Jaar's multidisciplinary works comment on cultural and political issues and highlight a dramatic use of minimalism. Meticulously researching his subjects of human rights violations and social injustices around the world, he analyzes and re-examines information that has been distorted ...

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Shiga-kinbi Art Spot Project Vol.2: “Symbiosis"

In the city of Takashima, Shiga Prefecture, there are two main areas, both called Taisanji but spelled with different kanji. Though phonetically sounding the same, the two areas have very different histories. One Taisanji dates back to the Sengoku period (1482 to 1573), also ...

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Shigeo Toya: Body of the Gaze

Since 1988, Saitama-based sculptor Shigeo Toya has won multiple awards, including the Asian Award at the Gwangju Biennale in 2000 and Japan's Purple Ribbon medal of honor in 2009. Throughout his artisitic development, Toya has maintained the influence of spiritual, ancient and historical sculpture. His ...

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Art Project Kobe 2019: Trans-

"Art Project Kobe 2019: Trans-" takes place in venues in Hyogo Port, Shinkaichi and Shin-Nagata, all areas historically connected to Kobe, a city that flourished during the Edo Period (1603-1868) and Meiji Era (1869-1912) as a hub of trade and cultural exchange. Deliberately showcasing works ...

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Aki Inomata: Significant Otherness

Japanese inter-media artist Aki Inomata has won international acclaim for her "inter-species" works that incorporate living creatures into social commentary art. This solo exhibition includes Inomata's most recent work and takes its title from American science historian Donna Haraway's "The Companion Species," a manifesto on ...

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Kawabata Yasunari & Collection

Yasunari Kawabata (1899-1972) is best-known as the first Japanese novelist to win the Nobel Prize in Literature (1968). He was also a philosopher and avid art collector who amassed an impressive range of important works. Kawabata's acquisitions ranged from Japanese masterpieces by Urakami Gyokudo (1745-1820), ...

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Tokyo 2021

Organized by Toda Corp., "Tokyo 2021" takes place in the construction company's Toda Building headquarters before preparations to rebuild it into a skyscraper begin. As Tokyo readies itself for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Toda looks toward 2021 and beyond, challenging visitors to ...

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Rut Bryk: Touch of a Butterfly

Finnish artist Rut Bryk (1916-1999) was a pioneer of modern Finnish ceramic art and was particularly well-known for her designs for the ceramics brand Arabia. Throughout her career she explored various styles, ranging from expressionist ceramic wall tiles to large-scale abstract mosaic murals, and ...

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DeValence: Systems as Playgrounds

Founded in 2001 in Paris, DeValence has become one of the most prolific graphic design studios in France, recognized for its bold use of typography and shapes, inspired by the tenets of modernist Swiss and Dutch schools of typographic design. The studio's clients range ...

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