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Fun Link Friday: The Tiny Worlds of Tanaka Tatsuya

In previous Fun Link Fridays we’ve featured the miniature worlds of Takanori Aiba‘s bonsai trees, making fantastical spaces with tiny models and growing techniques. This week our fun link is the art of Tanaka Tatsuya, who was recently featured on … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Lego Great Wave

Are you a fan of art? Of LEGOs? LEGO art? I think we all are. Which is why it was so cool this amazing piece from Jumpei Mitsui, Japan’s only certified professional LEGO builder (did not know that was a … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Bamboo Art of Tanabe Chikuunsai IV

Every now and then the internet recirculates something super cool from several years ago that didn’t make it onto my radar but is perfect for a Fun Link Friday! This week I’ve come across Tanabe Chikuunsai IV, a Japanese artist … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Contemporary Ukiyo-e in Airbrush

Here at Shinpai Deshou we’re no stranger to fun ukiyo-e-related news, whether it’s the chance to make your own mish-mashed print or see prints as animated gifs. Today’s fun link is to the works of a contemporary ukiyo-e artist, Ishikawa … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Stakes of Exposure: Anxious Bodies in Postwar Japanese Art

The Stakes of Exposure Anxious Bodies in Postwar Japanese Art Author: Namiko Kunimoto How would artistic practice contribute to political change in post–World War II Japan? How could artists negotiate the imbalanced global dynamics of the art world and also … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection

Via the University of Washington Press. Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection ANDREAS MARKS $40.00 PAPERBACK (ISBN 9780989371872) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: July 2015 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Art BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 208 pp., 310 illus., 9.5 … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Contemporary Art and Political Ecology in East Asia

Call for Articles Special issue of Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art in Winter 2015 Contemporary Art and Political Ecology in East Asia Guest-Editors: Bo Zheng (School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, bozheng@cityu.edu.hk) Sohl Lee (Department of Art, Stony Brook University, Sohl.Lee@stonybrook.edu) … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Modern Art Asia

Modern Art Asia: Call for papers on modern and contemporary Asian art Modern Art Asia is dedicated to the arts of Asia from the eighteenth century to today, presenting graduate research from historical perspectives and international news on Asian art. … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Modern Art Asia

Modern Art Asia is dedicated to the arts of Asia from the eighteenth century to today, presenting graduate research from historical perspectives and international news on Asian art. Combining peer-reviewed articles with insightful commentary and the latest exhibition reviews from … Continue reading

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