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JAPAN

Asian View

KAO CHUNG-LI, Body, 1987, photograph.

This exhibition displays works by mostly young photographers from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea. It seems strange that previously no exhibition in Japan has expressly highlighted Asian photographers, particularly since innumerable photography shows have been staged in Japan. In this respect, this exhibition is an ambitious undertaking, as it is not confined to the area of photography that traditionally pays regard to Europe and America alone.

Although the exhibition space was not large, it afforded a comprehensive survey of nineteen photographers' achievements. The…

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