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.”

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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 >

NOTES ON ART AND CURRENT EVENTS 79

A mountain-like inquiry into “restoration”: Yamagata Biennale 2018 (Part 2): Some of the exhibits at this year’s Yamagata Biennale also presented fresh findings concerning Japanese modern art with “restoration” serving as a medium. I am referring to the exhibits concerning Genkichi Takahashi...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 >

NICOLAS BOURRIAUD

BETWEEN PRACTICE AND THEORY By Futoshi Hoshino — "I’ve been writing for years, actually, but I like the idea of writing something that would be the perfect posthumous book."View More >

16TH TAISHIN ARTS AWARDS ANNOUNCED

One of Taiwan’s most prestigious honors in the fields of art and culture, the 16th annual Taishin Arts Awards were announced at a ceremony held in Taipei on Jun 2. Established by the Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture, the Taishin Arts Awards honor outstanding works presented in Taiwan over the preceding year in the visual and performing arts. View More >

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NEWS: Tatsuo Majima “TPAM (Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama 2019)” @blanClass

Tatsuo Majima will participate “TPAM (Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama 2019)”.     A Mountain and a Crowd (Taikan and Leni) / Four Examinations (TPAM 2019 version)  A sitcom that revolves around Taikan Yokoyama, a Japanese painter (1868-1958) and Leni Riefenstahl,View More >

Tatsuo Majima will participate “TPAM (Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama 2019)”.     A Mountain and a Crowd (Taikan and Leni) / Four Examinations (TPAM 2019 version)  A sitcom that revolves around Taikan Yokoyama, a Japanese painter (1868-1958) and Leni Riefenstahl,View More >

NEWS: Futo Akiyoshi “Something of Painting Part3” @Minatomachi POTLUCK BUILDING, NAGOYA

Futo Akiyoshi’s solo exhibition will be held at Minatomachi POTLUCK BUILDING.     Futo Akiyoshi Solo Exhibition “Something of Painting Part3” Venue:Minatomachi POTLUCK BUILDING  3F  Exhibition Space Date:February 19 – March 16, 2019 Gallery Hours : 11:00 – 19:00 (View More >

Futo Akiyoshi’s solo exhibition will be held at Minatomachi POTLUCK BUILDING.     Futo Akiyoshi Solo Exhibition “Something of Painting Part3” Venue:Minatomachi POTLUCK BUILDING  3F  Exhibition Space Date:February 19 – March 16, 2019 Gallery Hours : 11:00 – 19:00 (View More >

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Sophie Calle, “Exquisite Pain” from the Hara Museum Collection

January 5 (Saturday) – March 28 (Thursday), 2019 When Sophie Calle held the exhibition Exquisite Pain at the Hara Museum (1999-2000), the response was huge. It was the first solo show at a Japanese museum for the internationally acclaimed FrenchView More >

January 5 (Saturday) – March 28 (Thursday), 2019 When Sophie Calle held the exhibition Exquisite Pain at the Hara Museum (1999-2000), the response was huge. It was the first solo show at a Japanese museum for the internationally acclaimed FrenchView More >

NEWS: Futo Akiyoshi “Collection 2: The 1980s Zeitgeist as a Point of Departure” @The National Museum of Art , OSAKA

Futo Akiyoshi participates in “The 1980s Zeitgeist as a Point of Departure” @The National Museum of Art , OSAKA     Collection 2: The 1980s Zeitgeist as a Point of Departure Venue : The National Museum of Art , OSAKAView More >

Futo Akiyoshi participates in “The 1980s Zeitgeist as a Point of Departure” @The National Museum of Art , OSAKA     Collection 2: The 1980s Zeitgeist as a Point of Departure Venue : The National Museum of Art , OSAKAView More >

NEWS: Cozue Takagi “SHINBISM2” @SUZAKA HANGA MUSEUM , Nagano

Cozue Takagi participates in “SHINBISM2” @SUZAKA HANGA MUSEUM , Nagano SHINBISM2 Venue : SUZAKA HANGA MUSEUM , Nagano Date : December 1, - December 24, 2018 Opening Hours : 9:00-17:00 Closed : Wednesdays Admission Fee : Free admission SHINBISM2>>

Cozue Takagi participates in “SHINBISM2” @SUZAKA HANGA MUSEUM , Nagano SHINBISM2 Venue : SUZAKA HANGA MUSEUM , Nagano Date : December 1, - December 24, 2018 Opening Hours : 9:00-17:00 Closed : Wednesdays Admission Fee : Free admission SHINBISM2>>

NEWS : TAIJI MATSUE “JP-34” @ Gallery – SIGN Hiroshima

TAIJI MATSUE’s solo exhibition will be held at Gallery – SIGN Hiroshima. ©TAIJI  MATSUE  courtesy of TARO NASU TAIJI MATSUE Solo Exhibition “JP-34” Venue:GALLERY-SIGN Hiroshima Date:December 8 – January 14, 2019 Gallery Hours : 12:00-18:00 Tuesday – Saturday Closed onView More >

TAIJI MATSUE’s solo exhibition will be held at Gallery – SIGN Hiroshima. ©TAIJI  MATSUE  courtesy of TARO NASU TAIJI MATSUE Solo Exhibition “JP-34” Venue:GALLERY-SIGN Hiroshima Date:December 8 – January 14, 2019 Gallery Hours : 12:00-18:00 Tuesday – Saturday Closed onView More >

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