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Fun Link Friday: Ikuta Niyoko’s Geometric Sculptures

In this week’s Fun Link, relax by looking at the intricate laminated glass sculptures of Ikuta Niyoko. I am captivated by the complexity of light as it reflects, refracts, and passes through broken cross sections of plate glass. In 1980 … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: the art of kintsugi

While many people might think of a broken bowl or cracked ceramic pieces as beyond repair and having lost their beauty as perfect objects, other see opportunity for a different kind of aesthetic. Colossal featured an article last year on kintsugi 金継ぎ, or “gold joinery,” which … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Star Wars at the Sapporo Snow Festival

If you’ve already seen the pictures of the Star Wars sculpture at the 2015 Sapporo Snow Festival, head over to the official page and check out the images of how it was built over the course of a month. Click … 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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Book Announcement: Japanese Design: Art, Aesthetics, and Culture

Japanese Design: Art, Aesthetics & Culture Patricia J. Graham What exactly is the singular attraction of Japanese design? And why does Japanese style speak so clearly to so many people all over the world? The Japanese sensibility often possesses an intuitive, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Zen Past and Present, by Eric Cunningham

Zen Past and Present Eric Cunningham ISBN 978-0-924304-64-4. 98 pages. Paperback. Zen Past and Present provides readers with a concise but comprehensive survey of the history of Zen Buddhism. Because it examines Zen from historical, religious, literary, artistic, and political standpoints, it … Continue reading

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Internship: Spring 2015 Curatorial Internship, The Noguchi Museum [unpaid]

Internship: Curatorial Intern Institution: The Noguchi Museum Location: Long Island City, NY Deadline: 16 December 2014 Term: 12 weeks Type: unpaid Via Art Radar. The Noguchi Museum offers a wide variety of internships for students interested in the work of … Continue reading

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