ONE ON ONE
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Yamashita and Kobayashi
There is a magical pull in the consciously modest art of Mai Yamashita and Naoto Kobayashi. I believe it’s because their works are never prescriptive or didactic, but are purposeful in their lightness.
My first encounter with their work was in late 2010, when I received a booklet about the current residents of the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, where I was going to be…