Tag Archives: Japanese Artist

The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial : GOMA

APT6 2009 Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane With memories of a decidedly negative, even antagonistic response to the Yokohama Triennale some years back, I approached the Brisbane Asia Pacific Triennale with detached trepidation. Concept-driven, over-intellectualized contemporary …
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Eikoh Hosoe Theatre of Memory : Art Gallery of NSW

Eikoh Hosoe – Theatre of Memory Exhibiton & Lecture at The Art Gallery of NSW May, 2011 “Photographers are the sinful artists” is how Eikoh Hosoe describes his chosen art form. At his recent lecture at the AGNSW, Hosoe regaled …
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Shinichi Maruyama

“It is said that a Zen Garden represents in a three dimensional space the spirits of high priests who have achieved enlightenment. The Zen garden is the expression of boundless cosmic beauty in a physical environment, created through intense human …
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Takashi Murakami : The Palace of Versailles

Popular and controversial Japanese artist Takeshi Murakami has an exhibition of works at Versailles running through 2010. 11,000 people have signed a protest petition stating that the exhibition is disrespectful. A protest march is planned with participants asked to take …
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