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Back Issue -3 July 2006-
Soju Tao, Michiro Tokushige
Two-person exhibition at takefloor
Soju Tao, Michiro Tokushige
Two-person exhibition at takefloor
Jeffrey Ian Rosen
takefloor, located in Ebisu, is one of the more promising of a recently emerging second generation of Tokyo contemporary gallery spaces. Owned and operated by artist Takezaki Kazuyuki, takefloor has quickly gained an international reputation as a home for young Japanese artists willing to experiment; artists whose work is challenging and which is understanding of and engaged with contemporary art discourse. more...
On Kunio Mayekawa
On Kunio Mayekawa
Thomas Daniell
The year 2005 marked the centenary of the birth of architect Kunio Mayekawa (1905-86), a pivotal figure in the inception and development of modern architecture in Japan. As an apprentice to Le Corbusier (inarguably the greatest modernist architect in European history) and a mentor to Kenzo Tange (arguably the greatest modernist architect in Japanese history), Mayekawa forms a crucial link in the import of Western architectural concepts and techniques into Japanese architectural design, construction practices, and even urbanism. more...
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