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      Past Exhibitions Expanded

      Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation September 22, 2004 - January 2, 2005 Shomei Tomatsu (b. 1930) is internationally recognized as the most innovative and important photographer of Japan's postwar period. Bringing an objective, yet idiosyncratic eye to the fragmented reality of Japanese...

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    • Awakenings: Zen Figure Painting in Medieval Japan
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      Awakenings: Zen Figure Painting in Medieval Japan

      This exhibition is a search for new ways to understand Zen communities in medieval Japan as embodied in representations of the Zen "pantheon".

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    • Awakenings: The Development of the Zen Figural Pantheon
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      Awakenings: The Development of the Zen Figural Pantheon

      Zen Buddhism boasts a colorful and idiosyncratic cast of patriarchs and exemplary practitioners. Its religious paragons would seem motley by most standards: figures at the periphery of medieval Chinese social life, often peripatetic or otherwise unmoored from society, characterized by ragged, unkempt appearances and inscrutable behavior.

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    • Hiroshi Sugimoto: History of History
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      Hiroshi Sugimoto: History of History

      15 images

      Juxtaposing the acclaimed artist Hiroshi Sugimoto's own work with a range of traditional and ritual artifacts from his personal collection, this exhibition investigates perceptions of time and the experience of history.

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    • Noh & Kyogen in the Park
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      Noh & Kyogen in the Park

      Traditional Japanese theater forms noh and kyogen performed outdoors in the takigi noh "bonfire noh" style, featuring a forgotten play from the late 16th century, a haunting tale of enduring love from the classical noh repertoire, and an exuberant kyogen piece about a divine hood that renders its wearer invisible.

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      Japan's Gross National Cool

      Japan is reinventing superpower—again. From pop music to consumer electronics, architecture to fashion, and animation to cuisine, Japan’s global cultural influence has quietly grown.

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      Richard J. Wood

      "The work of Japan Society matters because the relationship between Japan and the United States matters. It matters in all of its cultural, economic, educational, and political complexity–which also makes it endlessly fascinating."...

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      Internet Governance: The New World Order in Cyberspace

      January 10, 2007

      A distinguished panel of Internet specialists met to discuss the questions and pressures faced by the human institutions, governmental and nongovernmental, that today rule over the Internet.

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      A Promising Dilemma: Reflections on the Status of Women

      A snapshot of Japan in the year 2002 that focuses on the changing roles and status of women in Japanese society. These changes are taking place at a time when Japan faces substantial economic and social challenges.

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      Conditions of Sale

      Conditions of Sale The property offered in this sale will be offered and sold by Japan Society. Any questions should be directed to Japan Society and not to Sotheby’s Inc. (“Sotheby’s”), which serves merely as auctioneer for Japan Society in conducting the auction sale...

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