SACHIKO KAZAMA

NEVERENDING NEVERENDING STORIES — By Andrew Maerkle
“My idea was to produce a reportage painting that would chronicle Japan’s relationship with nuclear power. I think it’s the same for anybody, but something that starts out as a shocking event will fade from memory over the years. In order to resist that, I wanted to make a reportage painting ghastly enough to immediately recall the terror and foreboding of the time for viewers.”

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HO TZU NYEN

LEAP BEYOND VOID – By Andrew Maerkle
"How does Buddhism get wrapped up in the techniques of violence and killing of samurai culture, which in many ways culminated in kamikaze culture? This led me to a kind of inconsistency at the root of Kyoto School philosophy. For example, Kitaro Nishida’s foundational concept of zettai mu, or “absolute nothingness”: it is absolute but nothing at the same time."View More >

19th Taishin Arts Award announced

After a delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the winners of the 19th Taishin Arts Award were announced in a livestream presentation on Jul 10. The award is one of Taiwan’s most prestigious honors in the fields of art and culture, conferring NTD 1.5 million to a grand prize laureate and NTD 1 million each to laureates in the visual arts and performing arts categories.View More >

ROSA BARBA

DOUBLE WHISTLER — By Andrew Maerkle
“In recent years I’ve been struck by the affinities between astronomy and cinema. On one level, both engage with concepts of light, time, and distance. Indeed, it could be argued that both astronomy and cinema are essentially composed of only these elements. On yet another level, both can be understood as sharing, in different ways, fundamental aspects of uncertainty and speculation.”View More >

HO RUI AN

IMAGE CRISIS — By Andrew Maerkle
“I think it would be too ambitious to say that the lectures in themselves offer an escape from capitalism, because that’s obviously not what’s happening. The starting point can be just a single question that I’m trying to answer. For Asia the Unmiraculous, this is the question of the relationship between race and capitalism.”View More >

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100 Years of Mingei: The Folk Crafts Movement

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (MOMAT) is pleased to present an exhibition 100 Years of Mingei: The Folk Crafts Movement, from October 26th, 2021 until February 13th, 2022. Why is Mingei, the Folk Crafts Movement that originated in the earlyView More >

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (MOMAT) is pleased to present an exhibition 100 Years of Mingei: The Folk Crafts Movement, from October 26th, 2021 until February 13th, 2022. Why is Mingei, the Folk Crafts Movement that originated in the earlyView More >

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NEWS: Ryoji Ikeda @ Frieze London 2021

TARO NASU will join Frieze London 2021. Booth: A07 Preview   :2021.10.13 (Invitation only) Public Open:2021.10.14-17 The Regent’s Park Artist : Ryoji Ikeda (Solo booth) Frieze London Online Viewing Room>> To access Online Viewing Room, use your Frieze account orView More >

TARO NASU will join Frieze London 2021. Booth: A07 Preview   :2021.10.13 (Invitation only) Public Open:2021.10.14-17 The Regent’s Park Artist : Ryoji Ikeda (Solo booth) Frieze London Online Viewing Room>> To access Online Viewing Room, use your Frieze account orView More >

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EXHIBITION : Futo Akiyoshi “Purple Green Orange”

TARO NASU is pleased to announce Futo Akiyoshi’s solo exhibition. ©Futo Akiyoshi Courtesy of TARO NASU Futo Akiyoshi Born in Osaka 1977, Lives and works in Aichi, Japan. Selected Exhibitions includes “Something of Painting Part3” (Minatomachi POTLUCK BUILDING, Aichi) inView More >

TARO NASU is pleased to announce Futo Akiyoshi’s solo exhibition. ©Futo Akiyoshi Courtesy of TARO NASU Futo Akiyoshi Born in Osaka 1977, Lives and works in Aichi, Japan. Selected Exhibitions includes “Something of Painting Part3” (Minatomachi POTLUCK BUILDING, Aichi) inView More >

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