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Exhibition Review

JAPAN

Serendipity

Shino Kuraishi


ASHIM GHOSH, The Two Sisters #2, 1988, manipulated photograph, dimensions unknown. © Raj Studio;

An exhibition is a typical construct of representation produced by modernity. It is inextricably linked to the desire to fill the container that is the museum with 'curios' from outside the West, and is another form of the desire to collect, which began with the study of natural history. Therefore, in order to evaluate Asian art as a criticism of modernist art, it is necessary to slip into a position outside western modernity and to…

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