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Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints: Graffiti, pinups and pop art mingle with ukiyo-e prints in a dazzling exhibition

Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints

As the recently appointed director of NYC’s Japan Society Gallery, Miwako Tezuka makes a resounding statement about the modern relevance of traditional Edo-era art. While introducing “Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints,” Dr. Tezuka hones in on “a contemporary sensibility,” the notion that artists across generations can…

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Art + Design in Miami: Comic Aggression: Disgruntled artists mingle the cute with the profane

Art + Design in Miami: Comic Aggression

Artists have plenty of cause for complaint: politics, sexuality, war, the commercialization of the art market. Too witty for sincere criticism, the discontents at Art Basel 2012 and surrounding Miami fairs decided to childishly air their respective gripes with obscene humor. The result isn’t the inflammatory art of old,…

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