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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Notes on Art and Current Events 83

Bodies and the heavens, nearing and retreating: The planetary world of Leiko Ikemura When you step into the world created by Leiko Ikemura, you are filled with an indefinable feeling of anxiety. One could almost call it threatening...View More >

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 >

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 >

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akiko x masaki hayashi live at Hara Museum

The Hara Museum is proud to present the jazz singer akiko and pianist/composer Masaki Hayashi in a special live performance in the museum’s courtyard garden marking the debut of their long-awaited album. Following on their performance at the museum lastView More >

The Hara Museum is proud to present the jazz singer akiko and pianist/composer Masaki Hayashi in a special live performance in the museum’s courtyard garden marking the debut of their long-awaited album. Following on their performance at the museum lastView More >

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Artist Talk: Haris Epaminonda

Artist Talk: Haris Epaminonda Participating Artist in Mercedes-Benz Art Scope 2018-2020 Haris Epaminonda VOL. XXVII, 2019 Mixed media installation Photo © Andrea Avezzù Courtesy: La Biennale di Venezia 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, May You LiveView More >

Artist Talk: Haris Epaminonda Participating Artist in Mercedes-Benz Art Scope 2018-2020 Haris Epaminonda VOL. XXVII, 2019 Mixed media installation Photo © Andrea Avezzù Courtesy: La Biennale di Venezia 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, May You LiveView More >

IZUMI KATO-LIKE A ROLLING SNOWBALL

Hara Museum ARC (Gunma): July 13 (Saturday), 2019 – January 13 (Monday/national holiday), 2020 Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo): August 10 (Saturday), 2019 – January 13 (Monday/national holiday), 2020 Untitled, oil on canvas, 103.5 x 73 cm, 2019 Photo:View More >

Hara Museum ARC (Gunma): July 13 (Saturday), 2019 – January 13 (Monday/national holiday), 2020 Hara Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo): August 10 (Saturday), 2019 – January 13 (Monday/national holiday), 2020 Untitled, oil on canvas, 103.5 x 73 cm, 2019 Photo:View More >

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Dialogue between Jae-Eun Choi and Shigeru Ban

In this talk event, Jae-Eun Choi, the artist who directed the exhibition Nature Rules: Dreaming of Earth Project will engage in a dialogue with the renowned architect Shigeru Ban. Choi, who launched the Dreaming of Earth Project in order toView More >

In this talk event, Jae-Eun Choi, the artist who directed the exhibition Nature Rules: Dreaming of Earth Project will engage in a dialogue with the renowned architect Shigeru Ban. Choi, who launched the Dreaming of Earth Project in order toView More >

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Image Narratives: Literature in Japanese Contemporary Art

Art Museum Exhibition Page: http://www.nact.jp/english/exhibitions/2019/gendai2019/ Image Narratives: Literature in Japanese Contemporary Art Overview This group exhibition features six Japanese contemporary artists, who are active both inside and outside the country. In addition to being born over a broad span ofView More >

Art Museum Exhibition Page: http://www.nact.jp/english/exhibitions/2019/gendai2019/ Image Narratives: Literature in Japanese Contemporary Art Overview This group exhibition features six Japanese contemporary artists, who are active both inside and outside the country. In addition to being born over a broad span ofView More >

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