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Fun Link Friday: Japanese “tips”

Travelers to Japan are often surprised to discover that tipping at restaurants is not expected. So what is left behind after our meals at a restaurant? Starting in 2012, Yuki Tatsumi began to think about this question. Working as a … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Newspaper Animal Sculptures by Chie Hitotsuyama

Who says the age of newspapers is over? Artist Chie Hitotsuyama has certainly found a good use for them! She creates masterful, incredibly realistic sculptures of animals and people using primarily rolled up newspapers. The effect of carefully manipulating sections … Continue reading

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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: 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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Fun Link Friday: Grated Daikon Sculptures in Nabe

Let Masanori Kobo teach you how to play with your food this winter with his grated daikon sculptures in nabe. Kono sculpted the grated radish into the shape of a polar bear, added a bit of seaweed for eyes and nose … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Yayoi Kusama: Pumpkins [London]

16 September – 19 December 2014 Victoria Miro · Gallery I & Garden, 16 Wharf Road London N1 7RW http://www.victoria-miro.com/exhibitions/464/ Victoria Miro is delighted to present a new body of sculptures and paintings by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama dedicated to … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Art through a Lifetime: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection

Via University of Washington Press. Art through a Lifetime: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection VOLUME 1: MIYEKO MURASE, WITH IL KIM, SHI-YEE LIU, GRATIA WILLIAMS NAKAHASHI, STEPHANIE WADA; VOLUME 2: MIYEKO MURASE, SOYOUNG LEE, DAVID AKE SENSABAUGH, WITH IL KIM, SHI-YEE … Continue reading

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