Archive for September 2010


Installation view with Untitled (Double Center Line Construction), 2010, acrylic on wood with wire and glue, 14. 75 x 11.75 in. (upper left) and Show Some Horns, 2010, oil enamel on linen with wood, 9 x 14.5 x 2 in. (lower right). Image courtesy of the gallery. MOTUS FORT has moved to a new space, […]

Shirokane Art Complex openings

Maoya Kishi backronym 1, 2010 mixed media 50 x 50 x 127 cm Last weekend the four galleries of the Shirokane art complex opened their next round of exhibitions. Kodama gallery presented, for the third time, Maoya Kishi’s installations. The new show—backronym—contains a selection of Kishi’s mixed media nonrepresentational sculptures with just a hint of […]

Kohei Nawa "SYNTHESIS"

Kohei Nawa is one of the young Japanese artists whose work is successfully promoted by Scai the Bathhouse gallery. The 2010 is forming to be something of an annus mirabilis for Nawa: he is participating in the Busan Biennale, as well as representing Japan at the 14th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh. His current projects range […]

Kyoto: Bouke de Vries "PIECES"

Bouke de Vries, Pieces, 2010, detail Glass, mirrors, variable dimensions, image courtesy of the gallery Kyoto’s Super Window Project & Gallery is temporarily pausing its activities at their Motoyama Kamigama location to concentrate on various international endeavors (starting with the gallery presenting their artists at Artissima 17). In anticipation of this seasonal closing, the SWP […]

ARTFORUM Critics’ Picks: “Nanugi Agency” (Seoul)

Here is link to my Critics’ Pick of “Nanugi Agency” show from Seoul. It is hosted by a recently opened nonprofit foundation ART + LOUNGE DIBANG. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Seoul before the end of this month.

Anna Fryer "FRICTION" at 3331 ARTS CYD

The 3331 ARTS CYD is currently holding a solo exhibition by Anna Fryer (formerly Zmyslowska). Some may remember her work from the last year’s graduation show with Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo Geidai), where she is currently working on her PhD in painting. Outwardly, the biggest difference from her recent contribution to Tokyo Geidai […]