October 25, 2004 - ART iT - From Tokyo to the world: ART iT fall/winter 2004
October 25, 2004

From Tokyo to the world: ART iT fall/winter 2004

From Tokyo to the world: ART iT fall/winter 2004

ART iT

www.artit.jp

www.artit.jp

ART iT is a visually oriented, bilingual (Japanese and English) quarterly magazine introducing the latest trends in the contemporary art scenes of Japan and Asia. ART iT features extensive interviews with and dialogues between leading artists, in-depth articles on current art-related topics, and detailed information on exhibitions at top museums and galleries throughout Japan and Asia.

Special feature
“K Art: The Korean Art Scene”

The Asian art scene has recently become the focus of world interest, and this year, Korea’s is hot!. The Busan and Gwangju Biennales feature impressive line-ups of internationally active contemporary artists, and the new Samsung Museum of Modern Art — a collaboration between three superstars of the architectural world — opens its doors. With the cooperation of local art journalists, this comprehensive special issue features interviews with key artists and figures of the Korean art world to watch, along with a detailed pullout map of Seoul’s art and culture spots. The ART iT Korea Special takes you inside the world of Korean contemporary art; expect nothing less than everything you need to know about the Korean art scene today.
ART IT, ART THEM special: “ART SEOUL, ART K” by Kim Doo-sup (artist/designer)

Essay: “Korean Art: Light and Shadow” by Kim Sunhee (curator, Mori Art Museum)

ART iT picks: 10 up-and-coming Korean artists
Park MeeNa / Chung Suejin / Lee Hyungkoo / Gwon Osang / Sasa / Lee Soo-kyung / Ham Jin / Yoo Seung Ho / Oh In-hwan / Park Yoon-young
Baby Insa-dong by Takamine Tadasu
The artist’s new piece commissioned by the Busan Biennale
Busan Biennale
Biennale highlights; interviews with artistic director Choi Tae Man and curator Park Manu; introductions of participating artists including Nakamura Masato and Takamine Tadasu: access to the venues
Gwangju Biennale
Biennale highlights; interview with artistic director Lee Yong-woo; introductions of participating artists and “viewer-participants” including Miyajima Tatsuo; access to the venues
Report: Talking to key players in the art world
“Change is constant in the Korean art scene” by Iris Moon (journalist for The Korea Herald)
Gallery owners, curators, collectors, art-related government agencies, journalists and others
Seoul Culture Map
A pullout map of museums, galleries, alternative spaces, art shops, bookstores, theatres, art-oriented cinemas, outstanding contemporary architecture, public art, gallery cafes and more. In Korean, Japanese and English!
Reports: Announcing a new Samsung Museum of Art! / Hongdae and Heyri — New art quarters inside and outside Seoul / Why there is so much public art in Korean cities / English language cultural media in Korea / Art in Seoul — Recommended exhibitions

Series:
No holds barred! Tsuzuki Kyoichi on contemporary art
Round 4 Iwasaki Tsukasa: Outsider artist in splendid isolation
Shiriagari Kotobuki’s Crash Course in Contemporary Art
Lesson 4: Mainichi Art Auction
Curator Interview 3
AIT by Yanashita Tomoko
Real Tokyo Real Culture
Cinema: Matsumaru Akiko / Stage: Norikoshi Takao / Music: Andreas Stuhlmann / Book: Nonomura Fumihiro / Design: Margarita / 25 Real Tokyo picks: Kikuchi Naruyoshi

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