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The Present Unhinged : Maio Motoko

The Present Unhinged The International Context of Maio Motoko Jeremy Gales Independent Curator At three pm, rays cast off an adjacent building fall hard across the gallery floor. Windows cut the light to size: when it hits, it seeps, gathering …
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Maio Motoko : Edmund Capon AO OBE

Maio Motoko : Extraordinary Perspectives The Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne Remarks by Edmund Capon AO OBE, 18 January 2017 There is a certain air of mea culpa about this for me….Lesley reminded me of her showing the work of Maio …
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Story IX | The Frog in the Well

井の中の蛙、大海を知らず I no naka no kawazu, taikai o shirazu The frog in the well cannot conceive of the ocean An ancient Chinese proverb, readily adopted by Japanese culture, is the starting point for our spring-summer series of exhibitions, Inside Looking …
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Inside Looking Out | Spring-Summer 2016 Exhibition Series

Inside Looking Out Lesley Kehoe Galleries Winter-Spring 2016 Season of Exhibitions Shumei Kobayashi, Koji Hatakeyama and Maio Motoko 井の中の蛙、大海を知らず I no naka no kawazu, taikai o shirazu The frog in the well cannot conceive of the ocean The ‘Inside Looking …
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Story VI | Embracing the Ambivalent

Maio Motoko. Photo by William Hung Photography Maio Motoko: The artist has depths of creativity that distinguish her in the world of contemporary art where so many artists attain marketability and sadly simultaneous stasis. Once upon a time, in a serendipitous …
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Samurai Tea at The International Show New York

Zimbabwe, the nefarious back streets of Lisbon, Melbourne’s renowned gra ti lanes, Yoko Ono’s peace tower in Iceland, MONA FOMA Tasmania and now the Park Avenue Armory New York, may seem unusual sites for the formal practice of Japanese tea, but …
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Butoh Performance : You Have My Breath Now

静かなる無意識 You have my breath now; It was never mine, and it Was always silent. To the music of Der Abschied by Vladimir Martynov, butoh performer Adam Wojcinski created a deeply moving experience for the guests at the Playboy Takes …
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Maio Motoko Studio Visit

A little like Aladdin’s cave, dark and full of golden and silver treasures, might be one way of describing Maio Motoko’s attic storage of antique fabrics. Shelves and shelves, boxes and boxes of these textile gems provide a creative source …
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Yoshida Norihiro - Framing Maio Motoko

The members of Japan’s traditional studio system are often not acknowledged. Historical records do not name the many individual artists involved in the creation of some of Japan’s most renowned artworks: The Hatsune Set of the Tokugawa for example, is …
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Maio Motoko selected for Craft Spoken Here : Philadelphia Museum of Art

Maio Motoko Philadelphia Museum of Art May 5-Aug 12 2012 Applauding and revisiting craft is seemingly part of a worldwide trend with one of America’s oldest and largest art museums, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, celebrating craft in an exhibition …
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