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Back Issue -1 May 2007-
SEVERAL BLUE
Gentaro Ishizuka: Stable Metaphor
Jeffrey Ian Rosen
Gentaro Ishizuka recently exhibited several different variations of images of his present subject -- the Alaskan Pipeline and its landscape -- in two Tokyo spaces, Shinkawa's gallery.sora. and the Aoyama space Spiral. The gallery.sora. exhibition was sparely installed, consisting of a set of six color photographic prints, each 94 x 120 cm, while the larger Spiral space afforded Ishizuka an opportunity to exhibit several bodies of work, including photos also on view at gallery. more...
Tables covered with aerial views of the sites
Tadao Ando Construction Site 2006
"A Hard-Fought Process"
Thomas Daniell
The creation of 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, a new gallery in Tokyo's Akasaka district, began with a 2003 newspaper article written by fashion designer Issey Miyake. Titled "Let us build a design museum," Miyake's proposal for a new type of exhibition venue was quickly taken up by developers Mitsui Fudosan and Kitayama & Company. Together with the Issey Miyake Foundation, they incorporated the gallery into a development on a large site in downtown Tokyo. more...

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