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Janet Koplos

Gutai: Splendid Playground

The burst of energy that was Gutai, far from being an isolated Japanese phenomenon following World War II, was akin to Happenings in the U.S. and to Informel, CoBrA and other experimental movements…

Chihiro Minato

This show was a superb dialogue between art and site. The gallery, at the Chohouin Buddhist temple in one of Tokyo's old neighborhoods, is an experience in itself. It is entered through a low door t…

Noriyuki Haraguchi

While this was not Noriyuki Haraguchi's first New York show, he's little known here, which is not the case in Japan. He was one of the students involved in the important Mono-ha movement in the late…

Sharon Louden

In creating a new installation for the reopening last fall of the enlarged Weis- man Art Museum (WAM), artist Sharon Louden was commissioned to take inspiration from the WAM building itself, Frank…

Yuriko Yamaguchi

Yuriko Yamaguchi’s wall relief Energy gives a searing impression. It suggests a red-hot sun seen from afar or an ember seen up close. A slightly flattened red-and-black circle 10 feet across, it is…

Alan Shields

This compact survey of Alan Shields’s works from 1974-88 did not seem dated, although Shields (1944-2005) was part of the countercultural and post-Minimalist generation. Maybe because a hands-on est…

Maki Tamura

Maki Tamura’s recent exhibition at James Harris was both lovely and disconcerting. On the walls, Victorian-style wallpaper featured wreaths and medallions, some painted in with animals or human figu…

Betty Woodman

"Front/Back," Betty Woodman's first show at Salon 94 in New York, features her signature ceramic forms-vividly painted cylinders with irregularly cut, flat slabs attached as eccentric "handles" or as

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