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Pictures at an Exhibition
Daidō Moriyama, Lips, 1970, gelatin silver print. ©DAIDŌ MORIYAMA/THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON, MUSEUM PURCHASE FUNDED BY MORRIS AND ANN WEINER, 2001

‘Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979’ at Grey Art Gallery and Japan Society

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


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Yanagi's Zero Hour. COURTESY JAPAN SOCIETY

A Typist, Radio Star, and Traitor: Miwa Yanagi’s ‘Zero Hour’ Tackles Tokyo Rose

In 1949, Iva Toguri d’Aquino, a young Japanese-American typist, became the seventh person in the history of the United States to be convicted of treason. She was brought from Japan to America, arrested immediately, tried, and put in prison for … Read More


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12 Museum-Worthy Power Suits from Around the World

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Japan’s Postwar Art Wave

Museum and gallery shows on Mono-ha, Gutai, and other avant-garde movements in Japan from the ’50s onward are shedding new light on an era previously unknown to the West Read More