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March 24, 2012

Art Deco in Japan

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Who knew?

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Ken Johnson's review in yesterday's New York Times Arts section was the first I ever heard of Japan in terms of Art Deco.

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"Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945,"

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a show numbering about 200 objects, including paintings, ceramics, glassware, jewelry, fashion, and printed ephemera,

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is on view through June 10 at Japan Society in New York City.

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The pieces above and below are among those on display.

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More on the subject here and here.

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I like them (honestly) so much that,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEmJ-VWPDM4

Posted by: JoePeach | Mar 24, 2012 7:33:41 PM

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