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Exhibition Review

JAPAN

A new generation:

Young artists on show in Tokyo

Edan Corkill

It seems that the directors of the nine Ginza galleries who collaborate every two years to hold the 'Focussing on a New Generation' exhibitions, disagree about what constitutes the 'new generation'. Some gallery directors seem to think that a new generation artist is anyone below the agreed-upon age limit of thirty-five. For the 1999 'New Generation' shows, these directors chose artists just below the cut-off age who have held a number of exhibitions and are fairly established, at least in Ginza. Meanwhile, other…

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