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REVIEWS

AMSTERDAM

Annet Gelink Gallery

Meiro Koizumi

Defect in Vision

MEIRO KOIZUMI, From "Sunday at Hirohito's", 2012, Acrylic on page from a book, 18 x 25.5 cm. Courtesy Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam.

Meiro Koizumi’s solo show, “Defect in Vision,” focuses on the historical moment of Japan’s surrender and defeat at the close of the Second World War. Outside of Japan, that moment is most commonly recalled through US military images of the devastation at Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Those images, however, didn’t appear in the video installations and photographs of Koizumi’s exhibition, which…

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