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Kusama Yayoi

A message of love for all eternity Text: Yanashita Tomoko Portrait: Nagare Satoshi Myriad lines extend unhesitatingly from the pen, forming repeating, multiplying, intricate patterns. The documentary film NEAR EQUAL KUSAMA YAYOI – I Adore Myself captures the artist inView More >

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Mise Natsunosuke

Things we have no choice but to call art Text: Yamagishi Kaoru (ART iT), Photo: Nagare Satoshi J 2009 (detail) Sumi, whitewash, metallic powder, and acrylic on washi 250 x 400 cm This year, an artist whose work is oftenView More >

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Odani Motohiko

A return to sculpture, and new departure for the future Text: Uchida Shinichi Portrait: Nagare Satoshi Since appearing on the scene as one of a new generation of artists with sculptural roots, Odani Motohiko has continued to create works ofView More >

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Cao Fei

A bridge between art and pop culture: that what I want to be As China undergoes a process of rapid, radical urbanization and modernization, a young artist born and raised in the dynamic urban center of Guangzhou is building aView More >

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Runa Islam

I try to place the spectator in the dialogue, to make them find their own orientation. This Bangladesh-born, British artist and movie lover has produced a string of works referencing the history and vocabulary of film, focusing on the 14View More >

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Higashionna Yuichi and Ukawa Naohiro

Channeling the myriad contradictions of reality into their art Here are two artists who by their own admission do nothing to stress their Tokyo identity. Even so, the city is indelibly imprinted on their art: perhaps because they search forView More >

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Ernesto Neto

Isolation bound to the universe Text: Sumiyoshi Chie Portrait: Nagare Satoshi A universe of elastic fabric stretched tight in every direction, unhampered by the laws of gravity. Relax your body and trust your instincts and you’ ll find there aView More >

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Index

■A Ai Weiwei part 1|Part 2 I’m fighting for freedom of speech. I never settle for less. I don’t engage in negotiation. Interview: ART iT Ando Tadao and Sugimoto Hiroshi Creating an alternative world: What is the ideal art museum architecture?View More >

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