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REVIEWS

Tokyo

Mori Art Museum

Roppongi Crossing

New Visions in Contemporary Japanese Art 2004
SHIGERU BAN•, Plastic Bottle Structure, 2004, Plastic bottles, acrylic, steel wire, 300 x 600 x 600 cm, Photo courtesy Mori Art Museum.

Overlooking Tokyo from the monolithic Tower, the Mori Art Museum held its second exhibition: the inaugural triennial of contemporary Japanese art. Six curators selected fifty-seven artists, architects and designers to fill the enormous thirty thousand square-foot space. The museum is the crown jewel in Mori Minoru's $2.5 billion Roppongi Hills, an impressive temple to late-capital commerce, with signature Murakami

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