TERRE THAEMLITZ

DISSONANCES EXPRESS MARGINALITIES By Andrew Maerkle — "Mainstream First World cultures have figured out how to appear ever more open and accepting, while being ever more efficient at cloaking social exclusions. The trick is to keep people obsessed with identity constructs via a particularly infantilist and ethically charged individualism. The result is conservatives, liberals and leftists all policing ourselves, all proud defenders of ‘morality’ as something presumed common and shared."

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TSUYOSHI TANE

ARCHITECTURE IN NAME AND DEED By Andrew Maerkle — “Since the 20th century we have produced a huge quantity of spaces, but we have lost our sense of place. Place is a singular point. You cannot reproduce or replicate it. You cannot replace one place with another place.”View More >

Notes on Art and Current Events 81

Escape plan from repetitive theatrics: “SPACE PLAN: Avant-Garde Art Collective in Tottori 1968-1977” Because last year, 2018, marked fifty years since 1968, there was a succession of publications and exhibitions looking back on the events of that year. That they ended up...View More >

HSU CHIA-WEI

NOT ONLY BLACK-AND-WHITE By Andrew Maerkle — "The fact is there is no true history. History is always written from a specific position or perspective. This is one of the key issues I address in my works. My works question history and the way that ideologies are constructed."View More >

MAKOTO AIDA

THE ANTI-SOCIAL ARTIST By Andrew Maerkle — "There's a secret smoking room behind the video installation of me singing karaoke as Joseph Beuys, Artistic Dandy (2018), so I could hear the song as I smoked. I mean, probably no serious artist anywhere else in the world would make a work like that. But the work is not an arrogant critique of the socially-engaged artists epitomized by Beuys. It's more an expression of my doubt that they would ever let me join their club."View More >

LAWRENCE WEINER

MEANING RESTS WITHIN By Andrew Maerkle — “As far as translations go, I mean, gee whiz, it’s like a reproduction. There are lousy reproductions of things and there are decent reproductions – but it’s still a reproduction of the same thing.”View More >

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30th Anniversary Exhibition: The Seven Lamps of The Art Museum

The Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art was opened in 1989 as the first public museum in Japan specializing in contemporary art. Commemorating the facility’s 30th anniversary, this exhibition focuses primarily on the trajectory of the museum’s activities and theView More >

The Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art was opened in 1989 as the first public museum in Japan specializing in contemporary art. Commemorating the facility’s 30th anniversary, this exhibition focuses primarily on the trajectory of the museum’s activities and theView More >

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Shadow puppetry and music performance by Koheysai Kawamura and Oorutaichi

May 18 (Saturday), 19 (Sunday), 2019 6:30 pm (door opens at 5:30 pm) Today’s performance will take place in the garden. During the performance, you may sit on the lawn or move around the screen. Same-day tickets are available fromView More >

May 18 (Saturday), 19 (Sunday), 2019 6:30 pm (door opens at 5:30 pm) Today’s performance will take place in the garden. During the performance, you may sit on the lawn or move around the screen. Same-day tickets are available fromView More >

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NEWS: Takashi Homma “Every Building on the Ginza Street” @Ginza Sony Park

Takashi Homma solo exhibition will be held at Ginza Sony Park.     “Every Building on the Ginza Street” Venue:Ginza Sony Park(TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR Ginza Edition) Date: March 25 – March 31, 2019 Opening Hours:10:00 – 20:00 Admission:Free TABF:Ginza Edition>>

Takashi Homma solo exhibition will be held at Ginza Sony Park.     “Every Building on the Ginza Street” Venue:Ginza Sony Park(TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR Ginza Edition) Date: March 25 – March 31, 2019 Opening Hours:10:00 – 20:00 Admission:Free TABF:Ginza Edition>>

INTERPRETATIONS, TOKYO

March 29 (Friday) – 31 (Sunday), 2019 Featured Artists: Gerard de Lairesse, Yuumi Domoto, Mika Ninagawa, Daisuke Ohba, Masaho Anotani, Naho Ishii, Makoto Sato Cooperation provided by: Art Dynamics Guided tour: Free Japanese-language tour will be given on Sunday, MarchView More >

March 29 (Friday) – 31 (Sunday), 2019 Featured Artists: Gerard de Lairesse, Yuumi Domoto, Mika Ninagawa, Daisuke Ohba, Masaho Anotani, Naho Ishii, Makoto Sato Cooperation provided by: Art Dynamics Guided tour: Free Japanese-language tour will be given on Sunday, MarchView More >

Pâques (Easter) Celebration 2019 –Art and Chocolate at the Museum–

Sunday, April 21, 2019 at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art For children in Europe, Easter (or “Pâques” in French), often means hunting for gaily decorated Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies that have been hidden beforehand in the family garden.View More >

Sunday, April 21, 2019 at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art For children in Europe, Easter (or “Pâques” in French), often means hunting for gaily decorated Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies that have been hidden beforehand in the family garden.View More >

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